Elisa Cooper, VP of Product Development at Mark Monitor taks about the new gtlds in a 3 minute video produced by Mark Monitor. The video looks at what the new gtlds were supposed to be and where the risks lie.
Mark Monitor put out an infographic that looked at which new gtlds were being registered by the world’s largest brands. The top extension according to Mark Monitor was .reviews, .support was number 3 and .London was number 5. .Club came in at number 11 and I was bit surprised that .sexy made the top 20 […]
Fox New York ran a story tonight on the upcoming .sucks extension, the new gtld has gotten a lot of mainstream coverage over the last couple days. In addition to the TV, Fox had a story on their website. From the article: But a lot of people, including marketing and branding expert Adam Hanft, aren’t […]
In a press release out today, Rightside (NAME:Nasdaq) has secured the .news extension. News is one of the more popular keywords as far domain names go, LeanDomainSearch ranks it #32. Popularity Index “news” is the 32nd most popular topic on the internet by domain count. KIRKLAND, Wash., Feb. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rightside (Nasdaq: […]
Vegas.Club has sold for $100,000 under the .Club Start Up initiative program. Michael Berkens tweeted that Right Of The Dot brokered the deal. Here is the press release: VEGAS.CLUB SOLD FOR $100,000 & SET TO LAUNCH AS MEMBERS-ONLY SITE FOR DEALS, CONCIERGE SERVICES, VIP TREATMENT & MORE Partnership Formed to Bring Another High-Value .CLUB Premium […]
Kieren Mc Carthy is out with an article on TheRegister.co.uk that highlights the keynote speeches from Namescon today. Mc Carthy highlighted talks from Kurt Pritz (Domain Name Association), Fiona Alexander (NTIA) and Jennifer Wolfe from Wolfe Domains. The headline is what drew me in, “Dot-word domains ‘a shakedown, designed to get money out of people” […]
When doing a Google search for Nic.Club you will see in the description that the site has been hacked and currently the site returns a 403 forbidden when you type the site in. Forbidden You don’t have permission to access / on this server.
The Bangkok Post did a story this morning on Dot Paris and first day registrations exceeding expectations. The Deputy Paris Mayor had stated the city had a goal of 10,000 registrations over the next two years. From the article: -Companies and lovers of the City of Lights snapped up 6,600 “.paris” Internet domain names in […]
Nick Wood wrote an article on TrademarksandBrandsOnline.com took a look at a strong push from certain governments, a representative from Argentina is highlighted, that want restrictions and protections for Geographic names in the second round of the new gtld program. Everyone is familiar that Patagonia and Amazon were shot down in round one of the […]
The Coffee.Club thread has become pretty popular on Namepros and there was a lot of good discussion about the deal and why it did make sense to some and not to others. Bill posted the comment below and at first it was removed for advertising, Bill removed the parts related to advertising and went on […]