PALM BEACH, FL – About a year and half ago in April of 2018, I wrote about an out-of-the-ordinary domain name sale when the new gTLD domain “Vacation.Rentals” changed hands for a little over ‘half a million’ in cash, supposedly. I still sort of question the sale as either authentic and insane - or completely bogus, intentionally and strategically planned to not only create industry buzz, but boost sales for nGTLDs. Either way, and it probably doesn't really mater … [Read more...]
New GTLD Meltdown: Is “.CLUB” Struggling to Hang On To 1 Million Registrations?
**** 10/22/2019 UPDATE: Numbers Reported for “.CLUB” Decline Due to Registry Quality Compliance & Cleanup **** PALM BEACH, FL – According to domain name investor, or should I dare use the recently coined moniker from the domain industry's new advocate Tamara Kurtzman Esq. “anticipatory cybersquatter”, Rick Swartz – who has been one of the most successful domain name speculators in the history of domain names, the “.CLUB” nGTLD domain extension is experiencing what he … [Read more...]
Might Be Good Time to Revisit That .Org Portfolio; Which to Hold, Which to Grab
NEW YORK, NY – According to industry news website DNJournal.com, the registry behind .org domain names, Public Interest Registry, or otherwise known as PIR, has got itself a new CEO. Although personally I had never come across the name before, DNJournal describes incoming Chief Executive Officer Jon Nevett as a well-known and widely respected domain industry veteran - and this domain enthusiast has no reason to doubt it, especially since Nevett is one of the founders of … [Read more...]