(Thanks to George Kirikos of Leap.com for the tip.)
The number of the domain names and the name of the registry are Continue reading
Day 5 of EAP started yesterday for .Online and in the first 45 minutes there were 532 domain name registrations.
Registrants pay about $150 more on EAP day 5 on top of the registration price.
Later in the day Radix Registry informed me that they had already seen 590+ EAP requests. Today's zone files show that more than 600 domains (the number is somewhere between 640 and 700) were registered in EAP day 5 with only a few hours into it. Tomorrow I will have more complete stats.
Across the last 5 days, .online has received Continue reading
Highest sale this week at Flippa was the domain names HTML5.com that sold for $50,209.
The marketplace posted over $170,000 in transactions over the past couple of weeks.
Post-Auction Negotiation was the method of sale for 10 domains of this week’s list.
Colin CampbelI, founder of .CLUB, has officially challenged Daniel Negari, CEO of .XYZ, to a debate at THE Domain Conference that takes place this September in Florida.
Colin is debating that free or nearly free domain names doesn't make a TLD popular.
Colin Campbell send the following tweet today: Continue reading
NamesCon issued a warning regarding the upcoming show at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. Attendants booking for the Jan 10 - Jan 13, 2016 show should be careful booking their hotel room.
Here is the announcement: Continue reading
At the time the domain name Search.nyc is reserved by the registry but it is not registered and not resolving. It should at least be pointing to the .NYC registry website.
Rightfully New York City doesn't want Google or any other commercial search engine running the Search.nyc search engine. But building a good and fair search engine from scratch is not too easy.
Here is what the article says about Search.nyc: Continue reading
Dot London published an article about local branding. The article written by Alexandra Gavril and called "The importance of your domain in local branding" does not only apply to .London but to other regions and TLDs.
If you want to build a brand, and not just any website, then you need to find a strong, memorable and emotionally engaging domain name that stands out, one that you can turn into a searchable phrase over time. This is the most powerful force in your marketing arsenal so don’t rush into getting whichever name you find available.
In this post we’ll be talking about how domains are both a tool for branding and a consideration for the brand strategy, and how you can choose yours to ensure the biggest impact among local customers.
The following pointers by Alexandra Gavril will help guide the branding aspect of selecting your domain name: Continue reading
The .Club registry announced that its day 1 renewal rate was 74.98%.
.Club launched on May 7th, 2014. There were 26K .club domain names sold on the first day and a total of 32K in first 24 hours.
I guess the 24-hour renewal rate is a bit lower than 74.98%.
Donuts, the only other New gTLD registry to release renewal rates, had Continue reading
Donuts is releasing thousands of domain names all summer that were previously reserved because of domain name collisions. This week Donuts is releasing all the healthcare related domain names using the Early Access Program including .surgery and .healthcare. Yesterday was EAP Day 1 and 2 domains were sold. Brain.Surgery and Continue reading