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Walden Savings moves from .com to .bank

April 24th, 2017 Comments off

Walden Savings Bank is moving from a .com to a .bank. An article published in RecordOnline.com gave some background and stats on the usage of .bank. Many have not used their .bank domain due to the costs of such things as computer/email systems, marketing materials, etc… From the article: So far, 2,723 banks have registered […]

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Should Queen.dk being going after another domain ?

April 17th, 2017 Comments off

So the owners of Queen.dk have filed a UDRP on Queen.com. By most accounts this is seen as messing with the wrong dog at the pound. Rick Schwartz does not take kindly to people trying to wrongfully take his property. But when you listen to the last 6 years of pro new gtld talk, shouldn’t […]

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Winner of Wix’s SEO Hero challenge explains strategy

April 10th, 2017 Comments off

Walid Gabteni explains how he was able to win the Wix SEO Here Challenge. I am not an expert when it comes to SEO, I know a little but I do know $50,000 is a sweet prize. The strategy that made me the global winner of Wix SEO Hero Challenge Last year in November, Wix, […]

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Chinese Are 9 of Top 10 Biggest Registrants of New gTLD’s; Top 10 Own Over 10% Of All New gTLD’s

April 9th, 2017 Comments off

I was looking at ntldstats.com checking out the top registrants of new gTLD’s and of the top 10 biggest registrants of new gTLD’s 9 are from China. Moreover the top 10 registrants account for over 3.2 million registrations of new gTLD’s. According to ntldstats.com there are 29,194,819 new gTLD’s registered, meaning that the top 10 […]

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Startup Using New gTLD Pocket.Watch Launches With Backers Including Robert Downey Jr & Les Moonves of CBS

April 6th, 2017 Comments off

A new startup with huge backing is launching under the new gTLD domain name Pocket.Watch The startup with describes itself as a new kind of entertainment company: “In today’s ever-expanding, shape-shifting entertainment universe, we’re planting a flag for kids. A new kind of entertainment company, Pocketwatch is fresh, fast and exuberant — combining the vitality of today’s […]

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Radix owned .FUN enters general availability today.

April 5th, 2017 Comments off

.Fun enters general availability today, the pricing should be in the $12 to $20 range depending upon registrar. Radix who is an advertiser here on TheDomains is the registry owner for .Fun. Full release Mumbai, April 5th, 2017: Radix, Asia’s largest new gTLD applicant to ICANN with a portfolio of over 9 new domain extensions, […]

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Uniregistry Implements Price Protections for Existing Registrants

April 3rd, 2017 Comments off

Uniregistry put out a press release that they will put in pricing protection for existing registrants. The announcements about price increases upset many. Frank Schilling noted: “Creating a legacy tier of prices for inaugural registrants in our niche, premium top-level domains is technically more difficult,” said Frank Schilling, Managing Director of Uniregistry, “but it’s the […]

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Ali Zandi posts some of his new gtld sales

April 2nd, 2017 Comments off

In a report your new gtld sales thread that was just the usual back and forth between the pro new gtld camp and the anti new gtld camp, Ali Zandi stepped up and reported some of his new gtld sales. He also provided the cost. Night.Life ($5k in 2015) City.Life ($4k in 2015) Design.Agency ($900 […]

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Experts agree, nTLDs are as good as any other TLDs for SEO rankings

March 30th, 2017 Comments off

Sponsored by Radix   Choosing a domain name is one the most complex processes when building a website, especially for a business. The domain name you choose will have a lasting impact on a business’s branding, marketing and online presence. Today, you have the option of choosing from over 1200 new domain extensions based on […]

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With Almost 10% Of New gTLD Registrations In Upcoming Delete Status; The Peak Of 28.8M May Stand Until .Web

March 29th, 2017 Comments off

According to ntldstats.com almost 10% of all registered new gTLD domain names are in upcoming delete status; meaning for at least a while new G’s domain name may have peaked out. On  March 24, 2017 the number of new gTLD domain registrations sat at 28,854,146. As of yesterday the number is 28,818,819. However the number […]

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