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New domain name registration volumes: all new gTLD reports were updated by Jean Guillon.

Thursday, November 26, 2015

The new gTLD info of the day

Available to register on Startup.club
An overview of .brand mini-sites
Dot brands are increasingly publishing mini sites or micro sites, about campaigns, social media, events or editorial content.
http://dotstories.com/an-overview-of-dot-brand-mini-sites/

Delegation Record for .VIP
Sponsoring OrganisationMinds + Machines Group Limited
Craigmuir Chambers
Road Town
Tortola VG 1111
Virgin Islands, British
http://www.iana.org/domains/root/db/vip.html

What New gTLDs mean for SEO
With the launch of several new Top Level Domains (TLDs), SEO managers are grappling with multiple questions. Will it affect prevalent SEO mechanisms? Do SEO managers need to get ready with new skillsets? Should SEO managers create a new website? This blog attempts to answer a few of such queries
http://www.go4hosting.in/blog/seo/what-the-new-gtlds-mean-for-search-engine-optimization

.Club Seeing a “Crazy Run on the Names”
Colin Campbell from the .Club registry reported on the continued “run” on .Club domain names. This follows his report that all NNNN.Club domain names were registered earlier this month.
http://www.domaininvesting.com/club-seeing-a-crazy-run-on-the-names/

Predictions for the ‘Net Future
DOMAIN NAMES & Branding
The growth of the Web is reflected in the growth of the domain name industry – and it’s poised for another significant round of growth in the very near future. The .COM extension still dominates the digital conversation, counting upward of 120 million active domains in Verisign’s most recent report. The popular and seemingly default choice for a digital presence is being somewhat threatened, however, by the introduction of the new top-level domain extensions. And the one thing .COM alternatives really needed, they finally received.
http://www.manbiz.com/predictions-for-the-net-future/

.PHONE generic Top Level Domain
Extract: "It should come as no surprise that that Dish’s proposal to deploy the .PHONE gTLD was subject to GAC Early Warnings.9 Failing such increased scrutiny and PICs, USTelecom respectfully requests that ICANN direct Dish’s consistently exclusive TLD application in accordance with GAC Advice and the corresponding ICANN Board Resolution, deferring it to the next round of the new gTLD program".
https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/correspondence/rupy-to-chehade-17nov15-en.pdf

ICANN55 | Marrakech
ICANN meetings are held three times each year in different regions of the globe to enable attendees from around the world to participate in person. One meeting each year is also the organization's annual general meeting, during which new Board members take their seats.
https://meetings.icann.org/en/marrakech55

Article: On s’enflamme autour des “NDD courts”

Il est de plus en plus difficile d’ignorer les nouveaux noms de domaine. Aujourd'hui, toute entreprise qui utilise un nom de domaine DOIT faire face et se prêter au jeu du questionnement : “tiens, ai-je pensé à tout?”
  1. Ras-le-bol des noms de domaine;
  2. Déballage de nouveautés;
  3. Un peu de confusion;
  4. Emballement autour des noms de domaine “courts.
A lire sur le Journal Du Net.

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