Archive for the ‘.NYC’ Category

Steve Kaziyev of City Partners and Your Brand Discusses .NYC Purchases.

August 16th, 2015 Comments off
Steven Kaziyev is a New York based domain investor who operates sites at,, and (I do write at Domain Crunch). Steve recently won the auction for the 112 domain portfolio of .NYC domains on Flippa. The auction closed at $3,780 and you can see a list of the domains here. Steve told […]
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.NYC Portfolio of 111 Domains Closes on Flippa at $3,780

July 23rd, 2015 Comments off
A portfolio of 111 .NYC domains were auctioned on Flippa, and the auction closed on Wednesday selling at the buy it now of $3,780. There were 6 bidders who made 23 bids. Some of the names included: (Seller description provided)     |      The best business schools are in NYC! List all of […]
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Report: Digital.NYC Chief Named Chief Digital Officer of New York City

June 7th, 2015 Comments off
Fast Company is reporting that New York City will Name Jessica Singleton as its Chief Digital Officer who is currently the city’s digital director. “”Singleton, who was a member of President Barack Obama’s digital team during his 2012 campaign and served as digital director for Mayor de Blasio’s run for office, had been leading NYC […]
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Mayor Of New York Brags On .NYC: 97% Of Registrants Own 10 or Less Domains

May 15th, 2015 Comments off
The Mayor of New York Bill de Blasio today announced “that just six months after its historic public launch, the. nyc top-level domain has become the fastest-growing city domain in the world – racking up over 75,000 registrations to date.” Mayor Bill de Blasio is quoted as saying: “New York is the only city with […]
Categories: .NYC, External Articles, new gTLDs Tags: “Gotham’s ‘.nyc’ is fastest growing city domain on Internet”

April 4th, 2015 Comments off
Josh Kosman wrote a an article on Friday night with regards to .NYC and the rest of the new city gtlds. Kosman used data from Domain Punch that stipulated that 72,000 freebies should not be included in the totals for .Berlin, so with that technicality, .NYC is the leader in paid registrations. From the article: […]
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March 1st, 2015 Comments off posted an article on the status of how things are doing so far with the Dot Nyc extension. The article went on to say there were two ways to measure the success of an extension. The standard way of success using metric and statistical data, and the other was to look at how it […]
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Whoops: Mayor Of New York Fails To Register His Own .NYC Domain: Billdeblasio.NYC

January 29th, 2015 Comments off
This goes right to the you can’t make this stuff up file.,  published a post today chatting about how the the Mayor of New York City, Bill de Blasio, who has been touting “the new .nyc domain names as “a unique opportunity” for New Yorkers “to own who they are online,” did not buy […]
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.NYC Releases Numbers On Landrush: 145 Domains Sell For $1K-$9,999: 10 Sell For $10K+

November 19th, 2014 Comments off
New York City released some numbers on the recently concluded Landrush period for the new gTLD .NYC, in which residents and businesses located in New York City were given the opportunity to apply for a domain for any extra fee before general availability started. published a couple of posts on some unofficial sales here […]
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November 18th, 2014 Comments off
Gothamist did a piece about offering email addresses and their not cheap. The article looks at all of the recent attention around “NYC” branding. The new .NYC extension is mentioned along with the offering of email addresses from From the article: The email addresses are not free, they come with a monthly rent […]
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More Details Emerge On New York’s Deal On .NYC: But 50K New Yorkers Did Not Register 50K Domains

November 13th, 2014 Comments off
                    According to a post on,  the city of New York is making a “cool $40,000 a week on the Internet”. According to the story, the City of New York collects 40% of all domain registration fees collected by Neustar the operator of the .NYC […]
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