.BUZZ Auction Dec 8, 2016: ICANN TLD Closed Sealed Bid

.BUZZ Auction


On December 8th, 2016, dotStrategy Co. (the company that owns the .buzz Top Level Domain (TLD) will go to auction.

.buzz auction TLD

.BUZZ Auction Dec 8, 2016

This is a great opportunity for anyone who missed the first ICANN round of new TLD applications to get their hands on a TLD or alternatively, for existing TLD owners to add .buzz to their portfolio.

A press release on the .buzz auction was released on November 2, 2016 and can be found here.

The auction rules and procedures was in a press release on November 29, 2016 and can be found here

Highlights of the auction rules are as follows:

  • No deposit required to bid
  • 10% deposit must be received within 10 Business Days of the close of the auction
  • Full Winning Bid to be paid within 30 Business Days
  • If the Deposit and/or Winning Bid are not received by the Deposit Deadline the Bidder will be in default and the next highest Bidder will be deemed the Winner

All bids need to be received by 12:00 (noon) Dec 8th, 2016 Pacific Standard Time.  All bids received by email/fax will receive a confirmation.

To ensure all participants receive the same information, all questions and answers will be shared equally with all participants.

To received additional information please download and return a signed NDA.  The NDA can be downloaded here.  Please e-mail the signed document to auction@www.dottba.com

For any questions or inquiries, please contact me directly either via email (christa (at) dottba.com) or the contact form.

View additional information on DomainSherpa released Nov 21, 2016

.Buzz Is for Sale: Buy Your Own TLD and Sell Picks and Shovels – With Christa Taylor

Article by Michael Berkins dated Nov 2, 2016 can be found here.

Please note, since this time, registrations are now at 10,750 which is approx. $325/name.  This is below the $338/name .xyz offered Rightside for four less buzzworthy TLDs  with a total of 10,000 registrations but was quickly declined.