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Fire.Glass Closes at $5,000 on Flippa

August 26th, 2014 Comments off
The domain name Fire.Glass just wrapped up its auction on Flippa. The auction had one bid at $5,000. The seller does have 18 transactions and 100% positive feedback on Flippa. Seller’s Notes Fire.Glass Premium .Glass domain. 40,500 Google Exact Monthly Searches for “Fire Glass” (12 month average). $2.39 CPC (Google). What is “Fire Glass”? Fire […]
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.Black is Live Today But like The other New gTLD Colors, its on the Wrong Side Of The Dot

August 26th, 2014 Comments off
Today is the first day general availability for Afilias’ latest gTLD: .BLACK Its the fourth in a string of colored new gTLD domain names all operated by Afilias (.Red, .Blue, Pink) For us the issue for .Black, like the other colors, is Black is a term that used in normal language and commerce on the […]
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Frequent Commentator On TheDomains, Joseph Peterson, Stars In Entrepreneur.com New gTLD Story

August 26th, 2014 Comments off
In a article just published by Entrepreneur.com asking the question “Should I switch my company’s URL to one of the new domain extensions?“ I was pretty surprised to read that the article was basically based on the thoughts of  Joseph Peterson who is a frequent commentator on TheDomains.com Here are the first two questions and […]
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As .Furniture Launches On Wednesday, Here Are Some Of Interesting Registered Domains

August 26th, 2014 Comments off
.Furniture goes into general availability on Wednesday August 27th where domain names can be registered on a first come, first served basis. Some very good domains were already taken in Sunrise by trademark holders and during the Early Access Program (EAP) where registrants paid a one time fee for early access to the domain names. […]
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.Website Gets Over 630 Sunrise Domain Registration; 2nd Highest Of Any New gTLD

August 26th, 2014 Comments off
.Website may well be the next big new gTLD success story. According to Radix the registry the operates the .Website extension there were 634 domain names registered during the Sunrise period which is opened to trademark holders. With the 634 Sunrise domain registrations.Website has the second highest number of Sunrise applications of all new gTLD’s […]
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As New gTLD Registrations Hit 2 Million Domains, Here Is Our Take On The New G’s

August 25th, 2014 Comments off
We have been talking about the new gTLD program for well over 6 years and over the weekend we noted that the number of new gTLD registrations passed the 2 Million mark. So we thought this would be a good time to give some thoughts about where the program is at and where it is […]
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UPDATED: DotHIV Launching With A Social Purpose & a $200 Price Tag Today

August 25th, 2014 Comments off
The .Hiv registry sent us this information on the launch of the new gTLD .Hiv The domain is not being offered by some of the bigger registrars and is priced around between $196 and $230 a year at some of the registrars I checked, although a portion of the price is being given to HIV […]
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Apple Goes In Heavy On .Discount Which Gets Over 300 Sunrise/ Early Access Domain Registrations

August 25th, 2014 Comments off
.Discount which launches into General Availability this week on Wednesday, is doing pretty well compared to the most recent launches with over 340 Sunrise and Early Access Program Registrations and we thought we take a look at the more interesting one’s. For me Discount is one of those terms that is usually used  more on […]
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$55,000 A Year For A Domain Registration? Wecolme To .Attorney & .Lawyer

August 25th, 2014 Comments off
Two new gTLD’s that will be launching into general availability on October 8th 2014, .Attorney and .Lawyer premium domain names are carrying the highest costs of any extension we have seen so far by a mile. Both extensions are being launched with an Early Access Program (EAP). The good news is that very few domains […]
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New gTLD Domain Name Registrations Break 2 Million But There Are Lots Of Caveats & Asterisks

August 24th, 2014 Comments off
According to nTLDstats.com the number of new gTLD registration broke through the 2 million mark today and sits at 2,011,549. However there are plenty of caveats and asterisks to go around. Its interesting to note that there are only 666,394 distinct registrants for the over 2 Million domain names, meaning that the average registrant owns over 3 […]
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