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Radix reports record premium domain revenue in first half of year

Premium revenue up over 40% in first half of 2021. Top level domain name company Radix saw a surge in premium domain name revenue in the first half of this year. The company disclosed in a report (pdf) that it generated approximately $2.91 million in retail premium domain revenue in the first half of 2021, […]

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Marketing top level domains – DNW Podcast #351

How do you make a top level domain stand out? Many top level domain names became popular over time thanks to use. Someone saw another company use the TLD, so it used it, too. Relatively recent examples include .io and .ai. But that’s not always the case; .co became popular thanks to marketing that primed […]

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New TLD data shows a precipitous decline, but there’s more to the story

A handful of top level domains account for major DUM losses. If you take a quick look at the nTLDStats‘ data, it might look like new top level domains are falling off a cliff. From October 2020 to May 2021, registered domains under management (DUM) have fallen nearly 30%, from 35 million to 25 million. […]

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Frank Schilling new TLD auction grosses more than $40 millon

All 23 top level domains sold in auction last week. Frank Schilling’s UNR business sold 23 top level domains in auctions last week, grossing more than $40 million. The company says that 17 bidders deposited money to participate in the auctions, and more than 10 different bidders won the top level domains. Six of the […]

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Frank Schilling’s top level domain auction begins today

Domain investor hopes to sell 23 top level domains. A three-day auction for Frank Schilling’s new top level domain names begins today. Schilling’s UNR is auctioning 23 strings without reserves (but with varying starting bids). The domains being auctioned are: .audio, .blackfriday, .christmas, .click, .country, .diet, .flowers, .game, .guitars, .help, .hiphop, .hiv, .hosting, .juegos, .link, […]

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New TLD company Radix posts $28 million revenue in 2020

Revenue and profit surged during 2020. New top level domain name company Radix grossed $28 million in revenue in 2020, the company announced. That’s up 31% over 2019 numbers and is a better topline growth rate than the 26% growth between 2018 and 2019. These numbers are net of all discounts and rebates. Net profit […]

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10 examples of how premium new top level domains are being used

These ten recently-created websites are paying annual premiums for their domain names. Top level domain company Donuts releases a monthly list of premium domain name activity (like this) at Donuts.news. I wanted to dig deeper and see how domains that top their charts are being used. So I reviewed sales from recent months to check […]

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Frank Schilling will try to liquidate his 23 top level domain names in a single day

Schilling will exit the new top level domain game if the price is right. Frank Schilling’s top level domain registry UNR is planning to liquidate its TLDs in no-reserve auctions held on a single day. The company currently has rights to 23 top level domain and will auction each of them for no reserve on […]

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.Tech in the limelight this week as CES goes digital

Digital event means more exposure for CES.tech domain name. One of Radix’s big wins for .tech was when CES began using CES.tech for its website. It means that hundreds of thousands of CES attendees each year are exposed to .tech. These attendees are in .tech’s market, so it’s notable exposure for the top level domain. […]

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New TLD marketing with Mina Neuberg – DNW Podcast #313

Mina Neuberg, Chief Marketing Officer of Donuts, talks about marketing new top level domains to registrants. Last week, Donuts announced it was acquiring Afilias in a blockbuster deal. My guest this week is Mina Neuberg, Chief Marketing Officer of Donuts. Mina discusses branding, whether Donuts should market individual TLDs, and her view of the domain […]

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