Chinese Domain Market Newsletter

February 23, 2016 (Tue)

About Pinyin

Pinyin is a way of expressing Chinese characters in alphabets. In Chinese domain investment, there are even acronyms such as single-pin, double-pin, 3-pin, and 4-pin. Basically, one Pinyin word represents one Chinese character. For example, Baidu (百度) is the best search engine in China. BaiDu represents two Chinese characters:百 and 度. Therefore, Baidu is a double-pin name.

Now, what do you think is the best Pinyin domain name in China? of course -- literally! This domain name was recently sold to domain investor nicknamed Rock for mid 6 figures CNY. is a double-pin name standing for the Chinese characters 拼音. Apart from the literal meaning of Pinyin, this name can also be associated with the following Chinese characters.

PinYin:聘音>Hiring (someone) in the music industry
PinYin:聘银>Hiring (someone) in the banking industry