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Latest .com winners report

Here’s how domain name registrars peformed in January. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers January 2021. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations in January: 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 978,334 (1,109,061 in December 2020) 2. Namecheap Inc. 291,257 (293,601) […]

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.Com leaderboard gets a shakeup

The Endurance-Web merger changes the look of the charts. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers November 2020. Last month, Endurance International Group went private and combined with Web.com in a new company called Newfold Digital. Starting with this month’s report I have […]

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Top .com domain name registrars

Welcoming CentralNic to the top 10 ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers October 2020. This is the first month that I’m aggregating CentralNic’s major registrars, which puts them in the top 10 on both lists. Two of the anomalies from last month […]

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Latest .com ranking has some surprises

Two registrars posted big gains in September. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers September 2020. There were a couple of surprises in the monthly numbers. Perhaps they are anomalies. First, Hosting Concepts/OpenProvider had a surge in one-year .com registrations, placing it in […]

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Wix changes product name from virus to nicotine

Company dumps Covid-sounding brand name. Each time I got an email this year from Wix (NASDAQ: WIX) about its Corvid web development system, I thought the company is providing an update about Covid-19. I’m not the only person. Wix has finally decided to change the name of Corvid. The new brand is Velo. Google ‘Velo’ […]

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Top .Com domain name registrars

Xin Net continues its fall, Key-Systems jumps. ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers August 2020. Xin Net continues its precipitous fall in domains under management, likely due to Chinese domain investors not renewing their domains. Also notable this month is Key-Systems making […]

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Web presence companies ramp up ad spend as demand soars

GoDaddy and Wix spend more to capture demand surge during the pandemic. It’s been a good year for service providers that help people establish a web presence. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses to shift business online in whole or in part. From yoga instructors offering online instruction to restaurants adding online take-out ordering, businesses […]

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It’s in: the latest list of which registrars are top in .Com

  ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers July 2020. For the second month in a row, Chinese domain name registrar Xin Net has hemorrhaged domains. I suspect some Chinese domain investors are letting their subpar domains go. Here’s how registrars did in […]

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Website Boom: Wix quantifies massive demand for websites due to Covid

People are creating websites in droves. Website building platform Wix (Nasdaq: WIX) reported first quarter earnings today. It had a solid first quarter, but things got really interesting in April. As domain name companies can attest, there has been a boon in people registering domains and creating websites due to the Covid pandemic. In April […]

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Top domain name registrars

A monthly look at the latest .com data ICANN has published the latest official data from Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) about the .com namespace. This registrar-by-registrar report covers January 2020. Here’s how registrars did in terms of new .com registrations: 1. GoDaddy.com* (NYSE: GDDY) 1,060,845 (904,896 in December) 2. Tucows** (NASDAQ:TCX) 205,518 (165,119) 3. Namecheap Inc. […]

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