Monday, April 11, 2016

The new gTLD info for Monday, April 11th

Monday is always full of News related to new domain names. The week-end is also a moment for me to publish reports with figures. We want to recommend French speaking readers of our publications to have a look at the Nameshield's report: it focuses on domain name extensions which have a French meaning.
  • Must-read - Past TLDs have Failed and Many More Will Follow in Their Path;
  • The weekly French new gTLD report by Nameshield;
  • Ending soon - The .VIP Sunrise Period (participate);
  • Leveraging Emerging gTLDs;
  • Multiple Registry rejects $5M offer;
  • Reports:
    • HOT - New gTLDs related to "cities";
    • New gTLDs related to "photography";
    • New gTLDs related to "catering".
  • Podcast on new gTLD backend Registry service provider;
  • Article on .CARS new gTLD;
  • Someone disagrees with latest TechRepublic's article on new gTLDs;
  • New domains: are they about to blow?
  • Cybersquatting reaches new heights with the introduction of new gTLDs (WIPO);
  • Registry enters top 10 Registry service providers;
  • More coming during the day.
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The weekly "cities" new gTLD report by Jean Guillon

Are new domain names for cities purchased? This weekly publication reports on cities new domain name registration volumes.
  1. The .NYC new gTLD: 76,665 domain name registrations
  2. .LONDON : 64,036
  3. .BERLIN : 59,954
  4. .TOKYO : 48,151
  5. .AMSTERDAM : 25,260
  6. .KOELN : 24,815
  7. .HAMBURG : 24,575
  8. .PARIS : 21,391
  9. .MOSCOW : 20,470
  10. .CITY : 19,225
  11. .МОСКВА (xn--80adxhks) : 18,079
  12. .MIAMI : 14,646
  13. .WIEN : 13,978
  14. .VEGAS : 13,866
  15. .QUEBEC : 8,934
  16. .SYDNEY : 8,797
  17. .MELBOURNE : 8,670
  18. .BRUSSELS : 6,115
  19. .COLOGNE : 5,372
  20. .TOURS : 4 ,532
  21. .CAPETOWN : 4,383
  22. .BARCELONA : 4,315
  23. .NAGOYA : 4,155
  24. .JOBURG : 3,386
  25. .YOKOHAMA : 3,214
  26. .GENT : 3,202
  27. .TAIPEI : 2,642
  28. .TOWN : 2,648
  29. .OKINAWA : 2,585
  30. .DURBAN : 2,463
  31. .RIO : 1,294
  32. .ISTANBUL : 654
  33. .IST : 602
  34. .OSAKA : 504
  35. .KYOTO : 372
  36. .BCN : 1
  37. .MADRID : 1
  38. .DUBAI : 1
  39. .STOCKHOLM : 1
  40. .HELSINKY : 1
  41. .BUDAPEST : 1
  42. .DOHA : 1
  43. .BOSTON (coming)
  44. .ABUDHABI (coming)

In blue: city extensions with a notable domain name registration increase; in pink we added ".city" and ".town" new gTLDs; in red, city extensions facing a registration decrease from one week to the other. Please note that ".tours" (a French city) was added to the list.

Source: ntldstats.com

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New gTLDs related to Photography

We strongly believe that the .PHOTO new gTLD (new domain names ending in “.photo”, instead of “.com”) will be a commercial success in the long term. This post reports on new domain name extension registration volumes related to photography.
  • The .PHOTOGRAPHY new gTLD = 52 995
  • .PICS = 32,385
  • .PHOTO = 27,215
  • .PHOTOS = 19,894
  • .VIDEO = 14,570
  • .STUDIO = 9,324
  • .PICTURES = 6,833
In blue: noticeable domain name registrations increase, in red, they decrease from one week to the other.

Source: ntldstats.com

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New gTLDs related to Catering

We strongly believe that the .RESTAURANT new gTLD (new domain names ending in “.restaurant”, instead of “.com”) will be a commercial success in the long term. This post reports on new domain name extension registration volumes related to catering.
  • The .PUB new gTLD = 49,017
  • .MENU = 6,838
  • .RESTAURANT = 5,783 (0)
  • .KITCHEN = 6,366
  • .BAR = 4,769
  • .COOKING = 3,186
  • .RECIPES = 3,586
  • .CATERING = 3,311
  • .REST = 1,440
In blue: noticeable domain name registrations increase, in red, they decrease from one week to the other.

Source: ntldstats.com

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