This is going to be one very intresting sale. Ever since the story broke a few weeks ago it was rumored the domain name could fetch more then 1 million USD.
Current stats for teaparty.com
Domain Popularity PageRank: 0/10 Alexa Rank: 383,183 Link Popularity Incoming Google Links*: 0 Incoming Yahoo! Links: 3,872 DMOZ Listed: Yes Archive.org Listed: No
Press Release: CAMBRIDGE, Mass., October 15, 2011 – Sedo, the leading online domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced that TeaParty.com will be listed exclusively for sale at Sedo. Highly relevant, timely and easy to remember, this exclusive domain name offers an unprecedented branding and investment opportunity to capitalize on the approaching election season. Currently owned by Canadian rock band The Tea Party, the site was developed in the ‘90s to educate fans about upcoming tour dates and other details for fans about the band. Over two decades years later, as the United States heads into the 2012 elections, the domain has gained significant relevance, and has already generated substantial interest from a wide range of political groups. The band has also received considerable international interest and garnered press coverage from the likes of Businessweek, Time and The Guardian on pure speculation that they were thinking of entertaining offers for the domain name. “We were floored by the worldwide press and interest in our domain name teaparty.com that soon followed the initial story in Businessweek. After being overwhelmed by the multiple offers that were arriving daily, we thought it was prudent to seek out the best brokerage to help represent the band, and Sedo was the clear choice,” said Stuart Chatwood, bass player of The Tea Party. “It’s very rare when a domain name of this value and significance becomes available – especially one that is so timely and relevant,” said Kathy Nielsen, director of sales at Sedo. “With the election season right around the corner, TeaParty.com provides the right investor with very significant marketing and revenue opportunities very few domain names can offer today. We are very pleased to be chosen as the exclusive brokerage firm to represent this domain sale.” Parties interested in buying TeaParty.com domain should contact Sedo at email@example.com.
- Tea Party Domain Name Could Fetch $1 Million (mashable.com)
- Teaparty.com Could Make a Rock Band Rich (businessweek.com)
- Will Canadian band cash in on Tea Party domain name? (theprovince.com)
- Tea Party Name Affixed to Canadian Rockers (tld.st)
- Tea Party domain name could make rock band rich (guardian.co.uk)
- Owners of teaparty.com: Make us an offer (cbsnews.com)