• Rightside new gTLD renewals can top 80%

    … ones in its portfolio to have gone through two full renewal cycles. The renewal rate after year one was a modest 69% — in other words it lost almost a third of its installed base after 12 months — but this increased to 81% after the second year. The actual number of domains involved in quite tiny — 81% equates to just 21,000 names across all seven…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 17 readers -
  • Wildly popular Facebook scam attack hits .ninja

    … Rightside’s .ninja appears to be the victim of a broad, highly effective affiliate marketing scam that targets Indians and exploits Facebook’s trademark. Today, 11 of the top 12 most-visited .ninja domains are linked to the same attack. Each has an Alexa ranking of under 15,000. They’re all in the top 40 new gTLD domain names by traffic…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Affiliate Social Facebook- 10 readers -