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October 20, 2019 16:13

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.blog registry handover did NOT go smoothly

The transition of .blog between registry back-end providers ended up taking six times longer than originally planned, due to “a series of unforeseen issues”. Registry Knock Knock Whois There today told registrars that the move from Nominet to CentralNic took 18 hours to complete, far longer than the two to three hours anticipated. An “unexpected […]

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Social media’s positive effect on domain sales

Today: Appraisal of Going.us / .BEST Only $1.29 / Caliente.tv sold for $15,000! / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying your best coffee domain – Budget: Up to $150.00 – Be sure to check your portfolio for one of these coffee related domain names […]

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Donuts slashes prices on a million domains

Donuts is to overhaul the pricing on 1.1 million registry-reserved “premium” domain names, taking hundreds of thousands out of premium status altogether. The company said today that it has decided to reduce the registration cost of 250,000 domains across its 242 new gTLDs. Discounts as deep as 90% are possible, judging by the company’s pricing […]

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Donuts will reduce prices to 1.1 million unregistered domains

On November 5th, 2019 Donuts will reduce pricing for more than 1.1 million previously unregistered premium domain names. Approximately 250,000 Donuts premium domains will drop in price and more than 850,000 premium domains will move to standard pricing. The Donuts Premium Pricing Event, starting on September 5th, gives everyone the option to register any of these […]

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CIRA replaces CORE as emergency backup registry

ICANN has switched around its line up of emergency registry providers, swapping out CORE Association for CIRA. The organization last night announced that its three newly contracted Emergency Back-End Registry Operators are Nominet, CNNIC, and CIRA. EBEROs are failsafe registries that will take over any gTLD that has failed or is on the verge of […]

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Building starter websites and then flipping the domains

Today: Looking for CVCV and CVVC – Budget: Up to $5,000.00 ea. / Bisous.com sold for $5,112 / Is sale of GreenCarpet.com for $37,092 real? / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Dot US vs Dot USA, Will It Actually Happen? – Is a .usa […]

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The Amazon is burning. Is this good news for .amazon?

With the tide of international opinion turning against Brazil due to the ongoing forest fires in the Amazon, could we see governments change their tune when it comes to Amazon’s application for .amazon? A much higher number of forest fires than usual are currently burning in the region, largely in Brazil, which critics led by […]

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Accessibility.com sold for $52,200

Today: Fully Autonomous Websites, Designed and Maintained by AI for your domains in the future / Finding-Flipping Parked Domains / New .BABY Domains for $17.99! / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: GradeSecurity.com – This is an interesting two-word security related domain name, but do […]

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China’s MySpace trainwreck sells its gTLD

A once-hot Chinese social networking company that now sells used cars instead has offloaded its gTLD. The registry contract for .ren, the Pinyin for the Chinese “人”, meaning “people”, has been transferred from Beijing Qianxiang Wangjing Technology Development Co to ZDNS International. The original registry is better known by the name Renren. At the time […]

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Best social media options to sell domain names

Today: Tyc999.com sold for $6,701 / Share and discuss Venus Domains / .com registration @ $ 1.99 / and More… Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying aged keyword domains, BB or SH domains or 1word .io domains – Budget: Up to $50.00 ea. – Are you […]

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