New Domain Extensions like .nyc are Growing in Popularity

I’ve been catching up on the last few months of DomainSherpa interviews and they always give some great nuggets to think about. Some things I heard discussed recently included the new top level domain extensions and thoughts on how successful they would be. Frank Schilling mentioned a couple points about the new “right of the […]

GURU is Winning the TLD Race But for How Long?

So the influx of new gTLDs is starting (.bike / .guru etc.) and most in the domain world are very skeptical of the chances for success of these new TLDs. The problem is that too many of these gTLDs aren’t unique enough: is it .plumber (no) or .plumbing (yes) / .photographer (no) or .photography (yes)? […]

Where to Register .io Domains?

.IO domain names are becoming very popular among startups and tech oriented companies needing a web presence. I/O stands for input/output in tech speak, so we’re starting to see many technical frameworks (like Laravel.io) and APIs (like Import.io) adopt the .io TLD extension. In this short post, we’ll look at where to register .IO domain […]

Domain Valuation: Influence of CPC, Search Volume and TLD

Mike Mann of DomainMarket.com owns over 330,000 domains with an estimated value of over a million dollars. He also has his own algorithm for purchasing domain names with keyword potential. About 95% of his portfolio is .com domains, mostly English keyword domain names. So how does he value domains to add to his portfolio? The […]