Moniker and SnapNames Live Auction at DOMAINfest(R) in Fort Lauderdale

Moniker® and SnapNames®, both® companies, announced the launch of a pre-auction bidding system for the live premium domain name auction set to occur during the DOMAINfest® One-Day Power Networking Event in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 13, 2010.

Pre-bids can be submitted on any domain listed in the auction until May 13 at noon US Eastern time. The highest bid for each domain will then become the starting bid in the live auction. All live auction pre-bidders will be notified via email of their position in the auction along with instructions for joining the live and extended auction.

Bidders not attending the live auction can watch the auction and submit bids in real-time via a free online live auction system powered by SnapNames Live™ technology. Registered DOMAINfest Power Networking attendees are automatically eligible to attend the private live auction. Interested bidders may also submit an absentee bid form to the auctioneer or sign up for telephone proxy bidding.

To participate in the pre-bidding process and view the catalogue, visit:

To register for proxy bidding, contact [email protected]

Preliminary List of Live Auction Domains

The Moniker live auction at DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale will include category-defining generic domains across all price points and verticals. The following preliminary list of domains offers an example of the quality of the domains to be included in this auction: and (a combined lot)

Sellers can still submit domains for possible inclusion in this auction. The submission deadline is April 18, 2010. Details on how to submit domains and how to bid in this Moniker live auction can be found at

Auction Schedule

The Moniker live auction at DOMAINfest Fort Lauderdale is scheduled for Thursday, May 13 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. US Eastern time. SnapNames will also host an extended online auction in conjunction with the live event. The online auction will run for a full week, starting on Thursday, May 13 from 3:15 p.m. US Eastern time to Thursday, May 20 at 5:00 p.m. US Eastern time. For more information, including details on how to submit an absentee bid or bid via telephone proxy, visit:

DOMAINfest Power Networking Event

The one-day DOMAINfest Power Networking Event will be held on May 13, 2010 at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. Experts will be available to facilitate free-flowing networking discussions on the following subjects:

Scalable Build-out Solutions
Keyword Tools and Tactics in Buying Domains and Acquiring Traffic
Domain Buying, Selling & Valuation Trends
Legal Q&A

Online registration for this Power Networking event in Fort Lauderdale is now open. Visit for event details and to register. The registration fee is $175.

About DOMAINfest®

Founded and hosted by DomainSponsor®, the domain monetization division of, the DOMAINfest® conference brings domain industry and Internet professionals together to learn, network, and do business. Attendees include online advertising experts, domain publishers, domain monetization experts, SEO and SEM specialists, website developers, online marketers, ad or affiliate network suppliers, search advertising providers, venture capitalists, bankers and trademark/legal advisors. Visit to review the agenda and register for the DOMAINfest Power Networking Event.

About’s Aftermarket and Registrar Division

Comprised of Moniker® and SnapNames®, Oversee’s Aftermarket and Registrar Division offers businesses and individual investors an array of services for domain name registration, acquisition, management, appraisal, brokerage and sales. A top ten registrar, Moniker introduced the live domain name auction concept. SnapNames operates the largest auction of expired and deleting domain names and gives its customers exclusive first access to the world’s most valuable names every day. For more information, visit and

About® is the leader in Internet real estate, specializing in monetizing, registering, selling and developing domain names. The company provides an array of managed services to domain investors, corporations, and individuals across more than ten million web sites. Oversee owns one of the largest portfolios of domain names in the world. The company’s unique optimized technology connects consumers and advertisers with highly relevant advertisements. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the company’s core brands include DomainSponsor®, SnapNames®, Moniker® and™. To learn more, please visit