new gTLD report October

New gTLD Report – October 2016

We’ve been doing our new month-on-month new gTLD reports for a while now, and the share of domain adds for this month are taking a tighter share than September’s. .TOP and .XYZ have been leading the group for a while. The rest of the new gTLDs are in spitting distance of each other. We also have a new entrant for this month, .TRADE joins our report at number 14 for the month of October. You can refer to the infographic below to see how the new gTLDs have performed. Copy: Create pie charts 1) .TOP – October’s been an exceptionally […]

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Interview with Neha Naik, Radix Registry

Radix is Asia’s largest new gTLD applicant and has invested over $30 Million in securing licenses to operate the new gTLD extensions. Radix has applied for 27 Domain Extensions in ICANN’s new gTLDs program. Radix has executed their agreements with ICANN to operate 4 new gTLDs – .website, .host, .space, and .press and will be launching these later this year. Radix is also the Registry for the repurposed extension .pw – the professional web and .in.net – a new domain targeted at the Indian market. We met up with Neha Naik, Sr. Manager, Strategic Partnerships at Radix, and asked her […]

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New gTLDs Report Card – May 2014

The Total Registrations of the new gTLDs have reached the huge figure of over 773,056 (as of 16th May 2014). .Guru is still leading the charts with 56,886 registrations. The first city based TLD, .Berlin is second with 47,806 registration closely followed by the recently released .club with 44,355 registrations. It is very obvious that the specific strings that are doing well are because a lot of people are waiting for them to open up for General Availability. It will be interesting to see how Strings like Guide, Audio, HipHop, Loans, Church, Life, Beer, Luxe, and Juegos (games in spanish)  that […]

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New gTLDs Report Card – April 2014

New trends and strategies seem to be emerging since the new gTLDs have entered the Domain Name Marketplace. The internet as a whole is going to shift into a more organised space and search engines are going to evolve to highlight the advantages of a relevant gTLD Domain Name. We are trying to capture the growth of this new market with monthly reports depicting the market share of the new gTLDs that are popular and gaining momentum. You can read the Monthly Reports for February and March, here and here. Today, we are going to look over the updated numbers […]

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Make a custom new gTLD Wishlist to stay ahead of the competition!

Since the time new gTLDs entered the domain name market in a big way over the past month, we recently shared some insightful statistics about the performance of each of the new gTLDs here. We have also discussed the Opportunities and Challenges for Domain Resellers with the introduction of so many new options in the Namepool. Today, we’d like to discuss how you can use our custom built ‘Wishlist’ feature to stay ahead of the competition and allow your customers to stay up to date on the upcoming new gTLDs. What the new gTLD Wishlist enables you to do: Easy-on-eye […]

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New gTLDs Report Card – February 2014

The domain name community is buzzing with the launch of new TLDs which allows users to register website with completely new and never-before-available domain name strings. A total of 21 new generic TLDs are now live in General Availability and 46 new TLDs in the Sunrise Period. Potentially hundreds more are to follow thanks to the registries that are bringing in fresh and relevant new TLDs to the domain name market. These TLDs will be providing variety and choice to anyone establishing a new online identity or refreshing their current one. The Internet is now home to over 265-million domain names […]

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Brand New Reseller Hosting Plan – With Overselling Enabled!

Reseller Hosting – Now at just $7.99! The ability to oversell packages on our Reseller Hosting products is a feature request many of you have raised often. Your feedback on RH packages also indicated a clear demand for a more affordable entry point into Reseller Hosting. To address both these requirements, we now offer a brand new Reseller Hosting Plan – R0! R0 – Key parameters: This plan will be active only on RH – Linux US servers.   Overselling on R0 – Why and How? Now oversell* disk space and bandwidth to your customers! Boost your hosting revenue by highlighting this competitive advantage in your marketing […]

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New gTLDs And What It Means For Domain Resellers – Opportunities and Challenges!

With the first set of New gTLDs now in General Availability, I wanted to put together a few thoughts around what this opportunity could mean for you as a reseller. The Opportunity for Resellers: No Need for Thin Margins: Every registry that we are working with is focusing on the value and the branding around their TLDs. An obvious strategy considering the need to differentiate and carve out a niche for their TLD but an extension of this thought is the pricing we see. At the moment, no one seems to be competing with .com. While this might change as […]

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