.Club Domains

    • .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 of their domains over five years — ...

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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 government does not like, but only those domains registered via Chinese registrars. The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced the licenses, given to the Chinese subsidiaries of Minds + Machines, .CLUB Domains and XYZ.com respectively, today. M+M CEO Toby Hall told DI that it’s “a great moment of support for Chinese registrars…

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  • .xyz passed two million names, growing like crazy

    …-2012 new TLD launch periods. It’s reasonable to assume that the majority of these names are being registered for investment purposes. It seems Chinese registrars processed much of the spike. But XYZ.com isn’t the only registry that saw a big spike over the weekend. .CLUB Domains’ .club added almost 44,000 names to its zone between Saturday…

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  • New gTLD registries talk up marketing plans at NamesCon

    … needing to raise its prices in two to three years to cover today’s costs. Instead, he pointed to efforts such as its decision to release most of .click’s available names for a flat, cheap registration fee at launch, which he said should get names into the hands of users more quickly. Contrarily, .CLUB Domains CEO Colin Campbell boasted during…

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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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