.Website Gets Over 630 Sunrise Domain Registration; 2nd Highest Of Any New gTLD

.Website may well be the next big new gTLD success story. According to Radix the registry the operates the .Website extension there were 634 domain names registered during the Sunrise period which is opened to trademark holders. With the 634 Sunrise domain registrations.Website has the second highest number of Sunrise applications of all new gTLD's to date A lot of the big brands grabbed … [Read more...]

Snapnames BuyDomains Auction Ends Today; 17 Domains Out of 153 Have Bids

Snapnames.com's online auction of domain names owned by BuyDomains.com ends today at 3:15Pm EST in accordance with Snapnames normal closing rules As of publication 17 of the 153 domain names have a bid but only 2 of the domain have hit reserve and will sell. The highest bid at the moment is on EOB.com at $13K and Hikers.com at $12,500 but reserve has not been met on either. Here are the … [Read more...]

As New gTLD Registrations Hit 2 Million Domains, Here Is Our Take On The New G’s

We have been talking about the new gTLD program for well over 6 years and over the weekend we noted that the number of new gTLD registrations passed the 2 Million mark. So we thought this would be a good time to give some thoughts about where the program is at and where it is going. Since we have been writing about the new G's we have pretty much said the same thing, we don't know how they … [Read more...]

Sedo’s GreatDomains.com Auction Ends On Thursday & Has Over $250K In Bids

Sedo is holding its Month GreatDomains auction which closes at noon on Thursday EST and there are over $250,000 in bids placed altough as of publication the highest bid for a domain that has met reserve is $490 Here are all the domain names in the auction with the high bid (if any) and reserve range:   Domain Reserve met/not met High Bid Reserve Range musik.de Reserve … [Read more...]

UPDATED: DotHIV Launching With A Social Purpose & a $200 Price Tag Today

The .Hiv registry sent us this information on the launch of the new gTLD .Hiv The domain is not being offered by some of the bigger registrars and is priced around between $196 and $230 a year at some of the registrars I checked, although a portion of the price is being given to HIV and AIDS charities. Here are some of the registrars that you can register a .HIV domain name … [Read more...]

Apple Goes In Heavy On .Discount Which Gets Over 300 Sunrise/ Early Access Domain Registrations

.Discount which launches into General Availability this week on Wednesday, is doing pretty well compared to the most recent launches with over 340 Sunrise and Early Access Program Registrations and we thought we take a look at the more interesting one's. For me Discount is one of those terms that is usually used  more on the left side of a term than on the rightside, so discount travel, … [Read more...]

$55,000 A Year For A Domain Registration? Wecolme To .Attorney & .Lawyer

Two new gTLD's that will be launching into general availability on October 8th 2014, .Attorney and .Lawyer premium domain names are carrying the highest costs of any extension we have seen so far by a mile. Both extensions are being launched with an Early Access Program (EAP). The good news is that very few domains are being reserved by the registry. The bad news is for those domains … [Read more...]