This past week the following 7 New gTLDs entered general availability with EAP: .construction, .contractors, .directory, .kitchen, .land, .technology and .today.
So this week another 2 New gTLD domain names were sold for 5 figures in the Early Access Program (EAP). Click here to see all New gTLD 5-figure past sales. Both domains were sold at Go Daddy:
Both domains were registered by the same registrant. Although the domain name wellness.today makes sense, the domain apptorrent.directory doesn’t. Both because it does not make a good pair with wellness.today and because it seems like such a bad domain name to register for $12,500. Especially since torrent.directory was available.
There were also 6 domain names sold on the 2nd day of the EAP for about $3,150 each at GoDaddy (3), Enom (2) and 101Domain(1):
x.technology (bought by Aaron Strong)
ire.land (country name hack)
switzer.land (country name hack, probably registered by the same registrant as ire.land)
arizona.land (bought by the owner of arizonaland.com, no redirection yet)
physician.directory (buyer also bought attorney.directory, telehealth.directory, telehealth.today, consultant.directory, drugtest.directory but didn’t buy physicians.directory)
landscaping.contractors (buyer also bought landscaping.guru, landscape.contractors and landscape.equipment)
Only 1 of the corresponding DomainnameNewgtld .com domains from above is free:
There were also 28 domain names bought at about $1200 each such as porn.directory.
Aaron Strong after buying x.technology for $3k+, he also bought the domain name computer.technology.
Finally I see that the domain name learning.technology redirects to fitchlearning.com that offers financial education.
You can register a domain name using the Donuts EAP that is available in registrars that sell Donuts gTLDs. EAP prices start at about $12,500 and are lowered within the course of the week until they reach the regular registration cost after the 7 day period. The EAP wholesale registrar prices are:
$100 (days 5-7)
Go Daddy’s early access prices are $12,539.99 for day one, $3,164.99 for day two, $1,239.99 for day three, $689.99 for day four and $189.99 for days five to seven. After day seven the regular registration cost applies.