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.app Extension Pros and Cons

Discussion in 'gTLDs' started by chris, May 31, 2018.

  1. chris

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  2. snoopy

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    Pros:

    • Available

    Cons:

    • Confusing
    • Limits the website to only 1 type of online presence (much like .mobi)
    • Google unlikely to put much effort into promoting it (much like .mobi)


    Give it a year and people will be talking about .web. Thankfully that extension is the end of the line for new tlds.
     
  3. chris

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    Not a fan of .mobi or .web, I think .app has a much clearer use case.
     
  4. DnEbook

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    Rick seems to be spruiking them I have noticed
     
  5. snoopy

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    He seems to often get excited about new tlds (when they first come out), .mobi, .club and just about every other one.

    https://dsad.com/10-interesting-take-aways-looking-rick-schwartzs-portfolio-new-acquisitions/

    I think he is taking a bet and them going to zero will have minimal effect for him, but new tlds are always bad bets. Why even play in the casino?
     
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  6. DnEbook

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    Probably paid a premium for a few keywords, spare change bets I guess. Seems like pump and dump stuff. I wonder if he grabbed Flowers/App?