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Latest NetFleet News - Some BIG Announcements

Discussion in 'Netfleet.com.au' started by Chris.C, Nov 19, 2015.

  1. Chris.C

    Chris.C Membership: VIP

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    Just read the latest NetFleet blog post - I felt the most interesting part was:

    That's quite the development list!

    I'm hesitant to get my hopes up (NetFleet have over promised and under delivered before), but it would be quite the Christmas present for the AU domain industry should these be finished by the end of the year.

    *fingers crossed*
     
  2. Joel

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    Definitely a few things to look forward to.
    The client auctions I think would definitely help to get things rolling again for aftermarket sales.
     
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  3. Jack

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    I would love to see client auctions. Get the market moving a little more.
     
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  4. Cooper Mills DomainLawyer

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    Glad to see Netfleet innovating - some great features on the radar
     
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    First I'd like to see some 'innovation' by fixing the bugs in the current system. ;)
     
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  6. DomainNames

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    Yes, Bring back auctions like it was when Netfleet started but make it the best names not rubbish or it quickly loses peoples interest
    • Promote after sales of domainers via the auction and via netfleet
    • Take out the commissions or reduce them down to 5%
    • Run weekly auctions at the same time and promote it
    • Limit the auctions to .com.au, no hyphen, maximum 2 words
    • Allow seller to set minimum reserve and starting price
    • You could charge $5 (?) per name fora seller listing to avoid the dumping of rubbish names onto it
    • make the auction easily seen on the Netfleet website and via Twitter etc
    Yes we all understand netfleet may be more interested in the drop market and it's own revenue but this would be a good way for Netfleet to gain back some trust and support from the industry, domainers / sellers, investors and also buyers. These people really the ones who supported and used Netfleet to make it the money it makes today.
     
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  7. Chris.C

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    Couldn't agree more.

    NetFleet may make more money on expiring domains at present, but I think catering for the aftermarket segment will not only give them a second revenue stream, but also make the AU domain ecosystem more efficient which will produce positive externalities for the expiring market over time as well.
     
  8. Chris.C

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    Anyone heard anything from NetFleet about how these changes are going?

    @neddy, potential story for domainer.com.au to follow up on or get an interview for?

    @Jonathan Gleeson
     
  9. Scott.L

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    I just want netfleet to include a favourite button.
     
  10. robert

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    2 months ago, Netfleet said they would improve their service and said:
    This means between now and the end of the year we should see new features which include -
    • Zone management functions
    • Re-introduction of client auctions and client to client communications
    • Improvements to the parking pages
    • Even faster transfer process removing the red tape
    • Bid retraction window

    2 months ago.
    And they still have a blind bidding system that no one wants.
    This is how the poll is looking today:
    blind.jpg
    ZERO people like Netfleet's Blind Bidding Platform.
    Yet Drop and Domain Shield seem to be falling even further behind their domination to catch names. Thus, we all have no choice.
    We need a new AU Drop Catching service that takes things to the next level. (and don't look at me because I'm a domainer) Stat.