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Radix publishes second time renewal data for some TLDs

Second-anniversary renewals in three domains were 77%. Radix Registry, a new top level domain name company with nine top level domain names, has reported second-anniversary renewal rates for its three most popular top level domain names. The company said that overall renewal rates for the second renewal on .online, .tech and .site domain names registered […]

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October’s Top 5 Domain Name Wire Stories + podcasts

What made news in the domain name industry in October? Here’s your answer…these were the top five stories on Domain Name Wire last month. 1. Kevin Ham sells domain names to GoDaddy – GoDaddy picked up a portfolio of about 100,000 domains, many of which trace back to Kevin Ham’s businesses. The deal came on […]

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Domain reads: .Com for uptime, .Bank transitions

Domain industry pros should read these two articles. I read a couple of interesting domain name related stories over the past few days that should be interesting to DNW readers. They give perspectives on domain names from people outside the domain name industry. The first is a story from social media stream company Stream titled […]

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An example of how to reduce domain confusion

This company’s decision to use a .net domain is a mistake. I was cleaning out my inbox this afternoon when I came across two emails from my daughter’s school about student photos. The first email announced that school photos were in and we can order copies from the photography company Strawbridge at Strawbridge.com. Shortly thereafter, […]

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This was a perfect opportunity to use a domain name forward

Typing in a YouTube video address is not fun. Use a domain forward instead. The Economist magazine often includes ads promoting luxury real estate. This week there’s a full page ad for Chateau Pompadour De Menars in France. This 130,000 square foot property has 62 bedrooms (each with their own bathroom) on 35 acres. The […]

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Directnic acquires domain name registrar Fabulous.com

Directnic acquires Fabulous.com but brands will remain separate. Domain name registrar consolidation continues as Directnic has acquired Fabulous.com from Dark Blue Sea Pty, the companies announced today. Mike Robertson, Directnic Director of Business Development, will now help manage a portfolio and business he worked for nine years prior to joining Directnic. The businesses will continue […]

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The relentless barrage of web design solicitations after domain registrations

Here’s what I dealt with on Friday. The moment you register a domain name you need to be prepared for a barrage of phone calls, emails and texts from companies trying to sell web design services. For this reason, I now register domain names using a Google Voice number and a special email address. This […]

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.Com/.Net base grew by 1.47 million in Q3

Growth in base outpaces Verisign’s forecast. Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN), the domain name registry for .com and .net domain names, reported results for Q3 after the bell today. The total base of registered .com and .net domain names increased 1.47 million over the quarter. Verisign had forecast growth of 0.8 million to 1.3 million registrations, so […]

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