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Radix’s domains and the Startup League RISE in Hong Kong

July 26th, 2017 Comments off

The Startup League sponsored 11 startups on Radix TLDs to exhibit at the RISE Conference 24th July 2017, Hong Kong. Startup League, a unique startup-support program by Radix, offered to give 5 free booths to select startups at the RISE Conference in Hong Kong, held from 11th to 13th July. In addition to this, the […]

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New gTLD .Health Ends Sunrise Period With 287 Registrations

July 10th, 2017 Comments off

The .health registry ended their 60-day Sunrise period on Friday, June 7th, with a total of 287 total applications, none of which were in contention, so there will be no sunrise auctions for .health. All domains will be provisioned on Monday evening, July 10th. Jose Rasco, CEO of dotHealth said: “As an extension, we are […]

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Here is a chance to win $500

July 5th, 2017 Comments off

We are always looking for ways that we can give our readers a chance to make money. From the sales posts, to guess where an auction will close, to the .XYZ $500 giveaway on the meaning of AYDACFU. Here is another opportunity to win $500, this one is going to be a little bit of […]

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.Africa Added Over 1,000 Domain Registrations in Landrush At A Premium Prices Since the Close Of Sunrise

July 5th, 2017 Comments off

  The new domain name extension .Africa has added over 1,000 domain registrations since the close of Sunrise in a period known as Landrush. According to the zone file I pulled today there are over 1,000 new domain names since the Sunrise period closed on June 2nd. July 3rd started the last and cheapest phase […]

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INTA study shows most new gtld registrations are defensive

July 2nd, 2017 Comments off

The International Trademark Association (INTA) conducted a study into new gtld registrations. I thought this was interesting when it came to premium pricing, 15% flatly refuse to pay premium pricing and another 6% pay for top marks only. They uploaded the survey results to the ICANN community wiki From the report: REGISTRATION ACTIVITY IS HEAVILY […]

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“There’s sort of a market, but it’s not very efficient or liquid.”

June 20th, 2017 Comments off

Bloomberg economics editor Peter Coy, wrote a piece on domain names and some of the commentary was interesting. Joseph Cohen, founder of Universe a startup that makes an app for building mobile websites, said “It’s not a true market,” “There’s sort of a market, but it’s not very efficient or liquid.” Coy seems to be […]

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.Store turns 1 an illustrated look back

June 15th, 2017 Comments off

.Store has reached it’s one year anniversay, Radix (a sponsor here) published an infographic taking a look back.   STORE already boasts of 25+ leading brands that are using their .STORE domain name actively. From global players like www.emirates.store to known brands in the sports & entertainment industry like www.f1.store, www.dudeperfect.store, www.backtothefuture.store and www.nba.store, the […]

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New gTLD .Africa Closes It’s Sunrise Period With Over 930 Domain Registrations

June 5th, 2017 Comments off

The long awaited and much contested new domain extension .Africa just closed its Sunrise period on June 2nd and according to the zone file there are over 930 domain name registrations. It appears a Sunrise domain name cost somewhere around $200 depending on the registrar. The Sunrise period is opened to those trademark holders registered […]

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2017 New Domain Research & Tactics

June 1st, 2017 Comments off

Sempo did a hangout on new gtlds and uploaded it to You Tube, some of the participants included, Jeff Sass from Dot Club,Kevin Rowe Rowe Digital, Tony Kirsch Neustar and Bill Hartzer. Jeff Sass started out and stressed that the new gtlds are words with actual meaning and this could play apart in helping marketers […]

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Homes.Forsale and Houses.Forsale sell for $90,000

May 23rd, 2017 Comments off

Robert Bruce a self described expert in online marketing strategies, wrote an article on Entrepreneur.com that he purchased two .forsale domains for $90,000 in total. From the article: The startup I’m currently building aims to modernize real estate marketing, and is scheduled to launch this summer. To position myself in the market, I opted for […]

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