Domain name registration and website hosting packages at affordable rates since 1997.
June 19, 2018 20:09

You are browsing the archive for .info.

Verisign and Afilias testing Whois killer

Verisign and Afilias have become the first two gTLD registries to start publicly testing a replacement for Whois. Both companies have this week started piloting implementations of RDAP, the Registration Data Access Protocol, which is expected to usurp the decades-old Whois protocol before long. Both pilots are in their very early stages and designed for […]

Read more

Growth Of 1.1% In 2015 For The “Big Six” Legacy TLDs (Vs. 2.5% in 2014)

The Afnic Industry Report on Domain Names analyses the prospects for growth in 2015 of the 6 main Legacy gTLDs: the .com, .net and .org stand up better than .biz, .info, and .mobi. It shows that the most recent Legacy … Continue reading →

Read more

The falling value of a .info domain name

One example of a domain name losing value. Yesterday Pizza.info sold for €2,900 in an auction on Sedo. That’s about $3,150. Unfortunately for the seller, he paid $6,180 to buy the domain name on Sedo in 2014. But hey, he shouldn’t feel too bad. Pizza.info sold for $20,452 on Sedo in 2008, according to NameBio. […]

Read more

November: 827 Domain Name Renewals And 119 Drops (12.6%)

Like every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. I am a bit late on this report because of the holidays and NamesCon. So, in November I renewed 827 domains and dropped … Continue reading →

Read more

October: My 476 Domain Name Renewals And 49 Drops (9.3%)

Like every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. I am a bit late on this report. So, in October I renewed 476 domains and dropped 49 of them. So I dropped … Continue reading →

Read more

September: My 639 Domain Name Renewals And 118 Drops (15.6%)

Like every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. In September I renewed 639 domains and dropped 118 of them. So I dropped about 15.6% of the total 757 domain names that … Continue reading →

Read more

August: My Domain Name Renewals (571) And Drops (67)

Like every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. This month I renewed 571 domains and dropped 67 of them. So I dropped about 10.5% of the total 638 domain names that … Continue reading →

Read more

Loan.info Sells For $18,500 At Sedo (Sold For The 3rd Time In 2 Years)

Loan.info sold for $18,500 at Sedo after it was previously sold for $6,640 at Namejet back in November 2013. The domain has been auctioned 3 times in the past, selling twice, before being sold at Sedo: loan.info $6640 Namejet November … Continue reading →

Read more

Why I Renewed 1,000 Domain Names In July And Dropped 130

Like every month I go through my domains to see what to renew and what not to. This month I renewed almost 1,000 domains and dropped 130 of them. So I dropped about 11.5% of the total 1,126 domains that … Continue reading →

Read more

There’s no such thing as a premium .Info domain name any more

The market is quickly becoming flooded with acceptable alternatives to .info (and .biz) domains. Sedo is trying to sell some of its own .info domain names in an auction right now, and takers are few and far between. The auction is called the “Premium .info Auction”, and I’ll agree that some of the second level […]

Read more