May .CLUB premium domain name sales were led by 6 direct sales made by the Registry out of a total of 38 names sold for the month.
In addition to the registry, 13 registrars contributed to total May premium name sales of $43,029.30. The top sale was for ganja.club, sold by the registry for $10,000. The top sale from the registrar channel was opera.club, sold by registrar Nameweb for $7,500. Other sales by the registry included Sina.club and Weibo.club (sold to the respective brands under NDA).
At the end of May the total cumulative premium name sales for .CLUB was $3,884,300.33.
The registrar channel continues to be an active source of premium name sales for .CLUB. 13 different registrars from all over the globe contributed to May sales.
To make it easier for domain investors to track the remaining availability of both standard priced and premium priced .CLUB letter and numeric names, the registry has launched a Domain Availability Dashboard at http://www.nic.club/availability.
The dashboard data is updated every 15 minutes, and all lists of names are available to be downloaded as a spreadsheet. In addition to the letter and numeric names, the dashboard offers a 5-day list of Deleting Names for download. The Deleting Names list is updated once daily. In addition, they have added the lists of ALL and NEW tiered premium names, broken down by 3 & 4 Character names, Chinese names, and all other names.
MAY 2016 – SALES OVERVIEW
During the month of May premium names were sold by GoDaddy (12), NameCheap (5), Chengdu West (3), OVH (2), United Domains (2) and Enom, FBS, Name.com, Nameweb, Network Solutions, RU Center, Regtime and Uniregistrar each sold one (1) name. Total premium name sales for the month were $43,029.30.
In May, Chinese Registrars only accounted for approximately 9.6% of all premium name sales. The registry direct sales accounted for approximately 58% of the month’s total.
Below are the names sold in May at prices of $1,000 or more (excluding Sina.club and Weibo.club, which are under NDA).
|Name||Retail Price||Sale Source|
(You can search for all .club domain name sales at Sold.Domains.)
June will see a new .CLUB auction at West.cn in China currently underway through June 14th. In addition, on June 16th an additional 12,000 registry reserved premium names will be released into the registrar channel.