ICANN published its findings from the second phase of its Global Registrant Survey in mid-September, and the study offers some unique insight into registrants’ thoughts on the current domain landscape. In particular, the study shows some interesting trends for New Domains and their adoption. These are some of the most notable findings about New Domains.
Infographic: How .ONLINE has grown over the past year.
A couple weeks ago, we shared information about how many total domains there are, and what percent of those URLs are using New Domains. Although the numbers may seem small at first glance, the amount of progress that these new extensions have made over such little time is incredible.
6 incredible ways .GAMES domains are being used
New Domain Ninjas | DJs, wedding photographers, and Gaming for Good
Another month has flown past and we’re back with a another incredible group of Name.com users who are putting New Domains to work. Check out these talented individuals and organizations who are doing great things online.
How many domains are there? (And other stats from Verisign’s domain industry brief)
Verisign, the registry behind .com and .net, has released their September 2016 issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, and with it, shared some insight about the growth and revenue of domain names across all TLDs.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the most interesting facts and figures shared in the report:
.SHOP is now available for anyone to register
One of the most widely anticipated New Domains has reached General Availability and is now available for anyone to register. The .SHOP domain has finally hit the market, and is showing signs of being enormously successful.
.GAMES is finally here, and we’re celebrating with a contest
Today marks the release of the .GAMES domain into General Availability and the start of an exciting new opportunity to brand your online presence in a memorable way. .GAMES rounds out Rightside registry’s portfolio of 40 New Domains, and has the potential to become one of their most successful to date.
Here’s how to get the domain you want before anyone else.
Imagine you invest your marketing money in, say, radio and signage. Or maybe you pay your cousin to get a tattoo of your URL. If it’s a domain that no one can remember, then it’s money wasted. Although, the tattoo thing would be pretty awesome. But your marketing dollars all come back to one thing: having the right domain name is important—really important.
7 reasons to get excited about the new .GAMES domain
Today marks the start of the Early Access Program (EAP) for the .GAMES extension, and we could not be more excited for this valuable domain to get in the hands of our users. .GAMES has the potential to be one of the biggest New Domains on the market, and you can be one of the first people to use it. These are our top seven reasons for being excited for the release of the .GAMES domain.
Two-character domains from Rightside will be available as of Sept. 14
Most of Rightside’s inventory of New Domains has been out for a year or more, and has already allowed thousands of registrants the opportunity to own unique, memorable domains that perfectly suit their business or personal needs. But now, Rightside is releasing their previously unavailable two-character domain inventory, offering buyers an incredible opportunity to register a short, highly-valuable domain. Notable domains that will become available include la.actor, my.news, be.social, and more.