.Club

  • .club premium sales approaching $5 million

    … .CLUB Domains sold half a million dollars worth of reserved premium names in the first quarter, bringing its cumulative to-date total to almost $5 million, the registry reported at the weekend. Q1 sales were $505,139, the company said, bringing its total since launch to $4,844,428. There were 475 premium sales in total, sold via auctions…

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  • .club financing option sees early traction with $150k sales

    … .CLUB Domains said it has seen some early successes with its new 0% financing option, selling $150,000 worth of premium .club domains in its first week. The registry announced that it sold 39 premiums for a total of $149,480, and that 37 of those names were sold using the financing option. This option allows registrants to spread the cost…

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  • Buy a $10k .club, get a free T-shirt

    … .CLUB Domains will today release 9,200 previously reserved .club names into the channel at premium prices. The registry is also offering free T-shirts to the first 500 people to purchase a premium name for $59.99 and more, personalized with said name. While the names will become available at 1500 UTC today, the full list is not expected…

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  • .xyz, .club and .vip get the nod to sell in China

    … The Chinese government has granted licenses to operate in the country to its first tranche of new gTLDs — .vip, .club and .xyz. The agreements mean that Chinese registrars will be able to give their Chinese customers the ability to actually use their domains for web sites. It also means the companies will be obliged to censor domains…

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  • New gTLDs top 12 million domains

    … The new gTLD universe passed 12 million domains for the first time today, according to zone files. Today, we counting 12,001,346 domains across all the 2012-round gTLD zones, up by just under 60,000 names on the day. Over 50,000 of the new names were split fairly evenly between .xyz and .club, which seem to be the beneficiaries of a domainer…

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  • .xyz passed two million names, growing like crazy

    … The .xyz gTLD at the weekend became the first new gTLD to pass the two million domains mark, as it experiences ridiculously fast growth. Its zone file has grown by 274,315 domains in the last seven days, hitting 2,092,346 yesterday. It added 130,000 names on Saturday alone. That’s the kind of growth more usually associated with .com, and pre…

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  • Radix targets a million .online names in 2-3 years

    … Having just finished the most-successful new gTLD launch day to date, Radix Registry reckons it can get .online to seven figures in two to three years. “We’re at 37,170 names as of an hour ago,” Radix CEO Bhavin Turakhia told DI at about 1000 UTC this morning. That represents less than a full day of general availability. The company said last…

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  • .xxx boss says new gTLD registries need to “wake up”

    … not economically viable given how many names are being sold. But he added that he thinks it’s a good thing that some new gTLDs are seeing a steady and fairly linear number of daily additions, saying it might point to better long-term stability. A lot of the TLDs that seem to be doing okay — .club for argument’s sake and several others…

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  • .CLUB sells $200,000 domain for $10.99

    … this was the an economically sound decision. The registry has certainly won brownie points in the investor community, it’s also lost a potential $200,000 sale. Marler, by his own admission, intends to sell on the domain. While the domain hosts content today, it may not wind up being the kind of flagship, big-ticket anchor tenant that new gTLD registries need. Related posts: Vegas.club sells for $100,000 .club “will overtake .guru” in week one .club “hits top 10″ new gTLDs in minutes …

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  • Seller’s remorse despite .club leading $1m NamesCon auction

    … was homecare.com, which sold for $350,000. But that deal actually closed before the live event began, leaving .CLUB Domains’ wine.club at the top of the sold list with a winning $140,000 bid. Despite the sale, registry CEO Colin Campbell — evidently disappointed he had not placed a higher reserve on the name, expressed some seller’s remorse on Twitter…

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  • Vegas.club sells for $100,000

    … destination cities worldwide. I’m not sure the deal would be reportable as a straightforward domain-only sale, given that .CLUB said the companies have a “partnership” to develop the domain. According to a company press release, the upcoming site will offer “members-only deals on nightclubs, hotels, shows, attractions and tours as well as concierge…

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  • .club first new gTLD to sell 100,000 domains

    … .club hit a landmark this week with its 100,000th domain name registration, according to .CLUB Domains. It’s the first new gTLD to get to this level of success without giving away names for free — .xyz and .berlin have over 460,000 and 130,000 names respectively but fall under 100k if you factor out the freebies. The .club zone file showed…

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  • ICANN smacks new gTLDs for pre-sunrise auctions

    … Running a premium domain name auction before you’ve finished your new gTLD sunrise period is Officially Not Cool, according to ICANN’s compliance department. People who won premium new gTLD domains in auctions that took place before sunrise periods now face the possibility of losing their names to trademark owners. .CLUB Domains, and probably…

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