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Moniker's Upcoming Domain Name Auctions Announced for Second Quarter 2008

Pucker Up ... and Sold in Time for Valentine's Day

February 12, 2008; 03:17 AM

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- (, an company and the leading provider of Domain Asset Management(TM) services, successfully brokered the sale of more than $166,000 worth of dating and social networking domains at iDate 2008 and the Social Networking Conference, the premiere gatherings of executives from the online dating and social networking industries.

At a live auction of domains, which took place on Friday, February 1 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 25 domains were successfully sold including:

      --              $100,000
-- $21,000
-- $20,000
-- $9,500
-- $5,000
-- $3,500
-- $1,300
-- $800

Online personals are booming according to a new report by JupiterResearch. According to its new report, "US Paid Content Forecast, 2007 to 2012," personals remain one of the largest paid content categories online, following music and games.

"Online dating and social networking are two areas of the Web that are growing steadily and attracting budding Internet entrepreneurs on a regular basis," said Monte Cahn, president of "Individuals who purchased domains at our live or silent auctions at iDate and the Social Networking Conference now have the foundation to build an online community in an industry that is rapidly advancing and driving new eyes to the Web each day."

Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Domain Name Auctions

Moniker is also hosting a variety of domain name auctions at industry events and conferences around the World, some of which are still accepting submissions. Upcoming events include:

Event Auction Type Date, Location Deadline
to submit

T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Premium Domains; February 18 - 21, Deadline
West Live & Online 2008 (Las Vegas) has passed
Affiliate Summit Premium & February 24-26, Deadline
Affiliate 2008 (Las Vegas) has passed
Live & Online
Casino Affiliate Premium Casino April 3-5, 2008 February 12,
Convention and Gaming; (Amsterdam) 2008
Live & Online
T.R.A.F.F.I.C. Premium Domains; May 20-24, 2008 March 4,
East Live & Online (Orlando, Fla.) 2008
Domainer's Premium Domains; June 19-20, 2008 Mid April
Meeting Live & Online (Paris)

About (, an company, is the leading provider of Domain Asset Management(TM) services and a complete set of business services that provide companies a single-point-of-access to help manage and maximize the value of their domains. These services include name creation, registration, acquisition, portfolio management, appraisal and escrow services, traffic monetization and after-market sales -- all backed by unsurpassed customer service and security.

With more than a decade of experience, Moniker is a top 10 domain registrar, holds the industry's highest customer retention rate and pioneered the industry's first domain appraisal formula. It is considered the industry's premier marketplace to buy and sell domain names.





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