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.blog Landrush

Discussion in 'gTLDs' started by chris, Nov 5, 2016.

  1. chris

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    Came across this article about .blog. Even as a hardcore .au fan I think this will be an interesting one to watch as far as gTLDs go. Automattic (people behind WordPress.com) beat a few players including Google paying $20 million for the extension.

    http://www.domaininvesting.com/blog-landrush-started-today/

    For some background:

    https://www.dntrade.com.au/threads/automattic-and-blog-domains.10872/
     
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    Seems like monkey see, monkey do. The thing is this extension would do well if they just acted like .com
     
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    another extension to add to the existing 3000..... Crazy stuff to see. I feel sorry for people buying into these extensions.. Sure some may make some money but most will not. Renewals and drop off rate are the most interesting thing to watch for new extensions. I see they are almost paying people to use the .xyz extension now trying to save it.
     
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    Apparently Rightside have lost over 4 million recently .......those pesky New Gtlds
     
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    got a .blog
     
  12. Data Glasses

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    Was it Beer.Blog ?
     
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