It's a value judgement, not a divided industry

Morgan says we’re “An industry divided” and to be fair, newgTLDs have really raised the verbal spats to a level never before seen in this industry. But I don’t agree that it is divided, it’s not that simple. I’d prefer a premium domain in any extension than an also ran keyword set in .com But … Read more

The newgTLDs debate – featuring Rick Schwartz & Michael Berkens!

Don’t know if you’ve been following the back and forth between Rick Schwartz & Michael Berkens about newgTLDS, but it’s been enlightening to say the least. What I’ve done is taken a few of their quotes that made the most impact and collated them. Read on… Rick’s Points http://www.ricksblog.com/2013/12/ricks-poll-results-mean/ So I don’t have all the … Read more

The inherent advantage ccTLDs will have over newgTLDs

The newGTLDs process is underway, 144 applications have been received, a lot more will be before the window closes. 300-500 new applications will be processed by ICANN during the first phase, you can expect another round within a year per the information out there. While most people believe that the new gTLDs won’t affect .com … Read more

Forget Domains, buy a TLD!

ICANN’s Paris conference has thrown up some interesting ideas and questions, chief among them has been the possibility of introducing thousands of new TLDs on a pay and play basis. This BBC News Story has the crux of the issue. What they’re essentially saying is that anyone willing to fork out between $39,000 – $390,000 … Read more