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January 19, 2020 16:50

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My dentist shared some interesting insights on their experience branding with .DENTAL

So I started seeing a new dentist here in San Francisco and for good reason, you can watch Netflix in VR while they’re cleaning your teeth and they are completely paperless, instead doing everything through their app. On top of that I thought it was pretty slick that they were branding on a .DENTAL domain. […]

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Do city-specific domains like .BOSTON have any hope?

It’s no secret that a lot of the new gTLDs are struggling. At the same time some new gTLDs have found a solid path to success with extensions like .CLUB, .LOAN, and .ONLINE seeing real interest from end-users. I’ll be honest in saying that I thought .CITY domains were going to take off like a […]

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It’s not just games that are making a big splash at E3 this year

Tomorrow is the last day of the biggest event in the video game world – E3, a conference that has brought gamers, game studios, and game enthusiasts from around the world together to bask in all things games this week. If it sounds like a conference where you just get to geek out and play games for […]

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If all new domain name extensions failed, would the domain industry get smaller?

So there has been a lot of talk lately about the challenges that the new domain extensions (new gTLDs as Domainers call them) have had when it comes to investment value. At the same time, hugely successful startups like Data.world and monster companies like Alphabet.xyz have decided to brand around a new domain extension. At […]

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What is the best marketplace for selling new gTLDs?

There are tons of domain name marketplaces out there with a solid track record selling .COM domain names. The vast majority of my domain investments are .COM and have been for the last 9+ years so this is really all that I know. While I’ve dabbled in new gTLDs like I’ve said many times before, […]

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Did Frank just burst the bubble?

So there’s really no way to sugar coat it, the last 24-hours has been about as tumultuous as it gets in the domain industry. At the same time, it probably shouldn’t be that surprising to those of us who know the numbers. It costs money to run a new domain name extension and if registrations don’t […]

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A slew of premium .NYC domains hit the market just in time for Fashion Week

I just got word that Neustar, the company behind the popular .NYC domain name extension is releasing some of their most premium fashion-related domain names just in time for Fashion Week. The names become available starting on February 1st and I think you’ll agree they are some of the best: Apparel.nyc Boots.nyc Boutique.nyc Bras.nyc Clothes.nyc […]

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Is the recent decline in .COM registrations a taste of what’s to come?

Popular domain name blog The Domains wrote an article today about .COM registrations falling below 128 million after hitting the new high back in September. Verisign is reporting that the number of .Com domain names in the Domain Name Base have fallen below 128 Million. Back in September of this year we reported the number of […]

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Let’s be honest, what’s the chance that all the new domain extensions fail?

I’ll start this post by saying I’m a huge fan of .COM, most of my investment dollars go into .COM and when anyone asks me what to invest in now I tell them .COM. That being said, I hear a lot of people saying that the new domain extensions are going to fail, some have even […]

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You might as well grab a free .SHOP domain while you can

The .SHOP domain name extension hit the market back in September of this year and just about two weeks in had already made $2M with over 2,000 domains registered. According to GMO Registry, the operator of .SHOP 39,801 domain names were registered in the first 30 minutes that it went live for general availability. Now […]

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