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Big news: GoDaddy is acquiring Dan.com

GoDaddy to acquire domain sales platform that is popular with domain investors. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) is acquiring domain name sales platform Dan.com. The world’s largest registrar will pick up a competitor that had taken a bite out of its aftermarket sales, and the acquisition will surely create consternation amongst domain name investors. Dan.com came on […]

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.Com rankings: a fall in China

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers February 2022. Digging through the numbers, it appears China is part of the reason for the decline in new .com registrations. In January […]

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Domain stocks are down heavily with the market

All publicly traded domain companies are down this year. Asset markets have been hammered this year, and most domain name companies aren’t bucking the trend. From the close of markets on December 31 until the close yesterday, the tech-heavy NASDAQ is off 27%. The S&P 500 is down 18% and the Dow is off 13%. […]

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Latest .com rankings: the slowdown has begun

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers January 2022. Registrations slowed in Q1, and we should see this reflected in the top registrar reports. New .com registrations in January this […]

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New .com rankings: a surprise entry to the top 10

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers December 2021. A registrar called Conbin Information Systems jumped into the charts for monthly registrations. I assume this was a bulk deal. Here’s […]

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Latest .com rankings: Dynadot surges

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers November 2021. On the monthly new registrations chart, Dynadot had an outsized month and came in at #3. Here’s how registrars did in […]

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BNPL vs. payment plans for buying domain names

Over the weekend, Elliot Silver wrote about plans for domain payment plans at GoDaddy. GoDaddy recently began offering Klarna, a so-called Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) service, as a payment option for some services. Paul Nicks, President of Domains at the company, said payment plans are coming to its aftermarket platform. To date, payment plan […]

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GoDaddy gets two more patents

Patents cover a social network and domain suggestions. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted two more patents to GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) yesterday. Patent number 11,244,331 (pdf) is for System and method for domain name community network. The abstract reads: Systems and methods of the present invention provide for one or more server computers communicatively […]

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The latest .com leaderboard

These are the fastest growing and biggest domain name registrars for .com domains. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers October 2021. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations in October: 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 830,105 (775,868 in September) 2. Namecheap […]

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