How Many New gTLD Registrations Will There be by the End of 2015 ?

The number of new gtld registrations stood at approximately 3.7 million to close out 2014. Our poll question for March is where do you see that number for 2015 ? The poll just went up and we did provide for choices that would show a contraction, so far half of the very small sample size has voted that way. Today according to nTLDStats the number is sitting around 4.4 million. It certainly makes … [Read more...]

Would you have applied for a new GTLD if you knew what you know now ?

On the one year anniversary of the rollout of new gtlds to the public, our January poll question was, "Would you have applied for a new GTLD if you knew what you know now ?" We had 110 votes and 62 people voted no while 48 voted yes. This may have been a tricky question because a lot of participants may not have had the ability to embark on such an adventure due to the price. I think if you … [Read more...]

Do you plan on holding more domain names in 2015 or less ?

As we close out 2014 everyone here at TheDomains.com would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Our final poll for 2014 asked, Do you plan on holding more domain names in 2015 or less ? Readers seemed to be split with 42 % saying they plan to hold more vs 39% saying they plan to hold less. More (42%, 50 Votes) Less (39%, 46 Votes) Same (19%, 23 Votes) Total Voters: … [Read more...]

How many new gtlds have you registered in 2014 ? November poll results in

Our November poll question was, How Many New gTLDs Have you registered in 2014 ? We had 200 votes exactly and the most popular answer was zero. 78 out of the 200 responses stated they have registered no new gtlds in 2014. Of course this is not a huge sample size but it was still a bit higher than expected. 1-9 was the next most popular result with 54 people responding that they own 1 to 9 new … [Read more...]

Our October Readers’ Poll Shows The Majority Are More Optimistic About Their Personal Portfolio

For our October poll we asked readers how they felt about their own portfolio compared to the beginning of the year. 2014 has introduced several new gtlds and so the namespace has gotten a bit more crowded. It seems the majority of our readers feel more optimistic today than they did on January 1. There were 158 votes in total. As always thank you for taking the time to vote. How Optimistic … [Read more...]

How Optimistic Are You About Your Current Domain Portfolio Compared To The Start of The Year ?

Our poll question for October is,How Optimistic Are You About Your Current Domain Portfolio Compared To The Start of The Year ? 2014 has brought about some new developments such as the new gtlds and a continuing drop in ppc payouts. I have spoken to a bunch of people on how they feel the new gtlds are affecting domaining and their portfolio specifically. I would say those who had great .com … [Read more...]

Results of our Numeric Dot Com Readers Poll

Our poll question for September was where you the reader, saw the value of numeric dot com domains going. We had 188 votes and the majority of voters see prices going higher. Where do you think values are going for Numeric .com domains ? Up (52%, 98 Votes) Down (29%, 54 Votes) Will stay approximately where they are (19%, 36 Votes) Total Voters: 188 Thank you for your … [Read more...]