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The real percentages of the upcoming Uniregistry domain extension price increases (5% to 3115%)

Uniregistry’s planned price increase in its 16 new extensions resulted in a reaction few anticipated. Michele Neylon, CEO of the registrar Blacknight, shared in a blog post the actual percentages that each of the affected New gTLDs. Domain name prices are in Euro as the registrar is based in Ireland but the percentages are more …

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Donuts: “we have no plans to increase prices for existing registrants”

Andee Hill from Donuts explained what the New gTLD registry’s business plan is, regarding pricing on its 200 new extensions. Uniregistry’s planned price increase put all New gTLD registries in a tough spot. I wondered how they felt and asked a few people from the registries while some made comments on blogs and forums. Here …

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.CLUB’s pricing strategy (.CLUB has signed a price protection clause with registrars for 5 years)

Colin Campbell, CEO of .Club said on Namepros that “.CLUB has voluntarily signed a price protection clause with the registrars for the first 5 years which limits to inflation or 15%.”. Uniregistry’s planned price increase put all New gTLD registries in a tough spot yesterday. I wondered how they feel and even asked a few …

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Should Donuts or any other domain registry be the internet (copyright) police?

I think there has been a disproportionate reaction to 2 very similar policies: the Healthy Domains Initiative by The Domain Name Association and PIR and the agreements that Donuts and Radix have signed with MPAA. In February of last year, Donuts announced entry into a “trusted notifier” program with the Motion Picture Association of America …

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30 New gTLD domain names sell for $143,129

This is the weekly New gTLD domain name sales report courtesy of Sold.Domains. This week 30 New gTLD domains were sold. 3 domains were sold for 5 figures: fashion.nyc, shop.nyc and bitcoin.casino. The total sales value for these 30 domains was $143,129. 23 of the domains were sold at the premium fashion .nyc domain name …

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My favorite new domain extensions (562 domains in 82 extensions)

Many readers ask me what my favorite new extension is. There is not a definite answer as I strongly believe in good left-right combinations and not so much in individual extensions although it is clear as to what the winning extensions are so far. And no, I don’t judge by registration numbers alone. Some of …

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Rightside’s 2016 results: total domains are up while the renewal rate drops

Rightside Group, Ltd. (Nasdaq:NAME), announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016. “In the fourth quarter, we executed on our strategy to deliver revenue growth in our higher margin businesses – focusing on our new gTLD registry business and our retail registrar, Name.com, while optimizing for margin expansion,” said …

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Results of the fashion .nyc domain name auction: Fashion.nyc $37k, Shop.nyc $33.5k

The fashion .NYC premium domain auctions ended today at Snapnames and 23 of the 24 domains sold. Fashion.nyc and Shop.nyc were the top sellers. The 21 domains sold for a total of $90,938. The average price of the sold domains was $3,954 while the median price was just $525. 11 of the 23 domains were …

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What is happening with the @dotnyc twitter account and today’s .nyc domain auctions?

Sometimes I am just amazed at how some companies do digital marketing. This is one of these days. The 2nd premium .nyc domain auction ends today and little effort has been given to promote the auction. The change of venue from Namejet to Snapnames was not helpful either. But what the official .nyc twitter account @dotnyc …

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Fashion .NYC domain auctions end tomorrow and bids are disappointing

Fashion .NYC premium domain auctions end tomorrow at Snapnames and bids so far are disappointing. Only 7 of the 24 domains have bids and these bids are just above the $500 opening bid. Auctions.nyc and the City of New York are having their 2nd auction of premium .NYC domains this time 24 fashion related domain …

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