All Single Character .Car Domains Are Registered: Here Are a Available .Cars
- I did a quite whois check and found that all single letter .Car and single number .Car domain names are now registered.
Probably not shocking to anyone but of the 40 single charter .Car domain names that have been registered, 27 were registered at Chinese registrars and 3 more appear to be owned by people in China at US registrars so 30 out of 40 are owned by Chinese domain investors.
The wholesale cost of a .Car or .Cars domain name is $2,000 a year and the retail prices vary based on registrar ... read more ...
.Car, .Cars & .Auto Hauls In Another Cool Million
- The new gTLD’s .Car, .Cars and .Auto went into it’s first day of general availability (GA) yesterday a domain name could be registered on a first come, first severed basis.
According to RegistrarStats.com here are the totals from the first day of GA
So basically 430 domain registrations at a wholesale price to the registry of $2,000 per domain, let call it a cool million for the registry
The registry which is a joint venture between Uniregistry and XYZ.com reportedly ... read more ...
Uniregistry digs into sum of new Market
- Uniregistry team explains how the new Market system will work.
This morning at NamesCon in Las Vegas, Uniregistry unveiled more details about its new marketplace that will be integrated with the Uniregistry registrar.
John Smrekar, VP of Product of Uniregistry, explained that there are some issues with the existing Domain Name Sales (DNS) platform that will eventually be fully replaced by the Market. It was essentially built to manage Frank Schilling’s portfolio and was then adjusted to work for ... read more ...
This is what it looks like when Frank Schilling throws a celebration in Vegas
Frank Schilling and Uniregistry hosted a celebration during Hakkasan in Las Vegas final night for NamesCon 2016 attendees. Sandeep Ramchandani of Radix and Statton Hammock of Rightside were guest DJs.
There’s another large celebration for discussion goers tonight, as a gift Water Night takes place during a venue Tropicana Hotel.
Frank Schilling unveils marketplace during keynote
- Marketplace to replace Domain Name Sales solution.
Frank Schilling unveiled the new Uniregistry marketplace during his keynote at Namescon today.
Uniregistry users will be able to to manage sales of their domain names from within their Uniregistry account, rather than a third-party system. It’s designed to be a better experience than the company’s Domain Name Sales platform.
The service will be available in early access starting Monday, January 18, with full access available February 1.
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Uniregistry app hits a round out of a park
- Uniregistry app is slick, simple, and comes with an Easter egg.
Domain management screen on Uniregistry app.Uniregistry released an iPhone app for its registrar service today.
Now, those that have read this blog for a long time know that I’m not a fanboy. I don’t fall in love with a particular company or its products, and I write about the good and the bad.
But damn, this is a great app. So simple. So beautiful.
It took just moments to get familiar with the app and how you can use it to manage ... read more ...
1st Time? Frank Schilling Has 11 .Com's At No Reserve In The Namescon Auction
- Frank Schilling has 11 .Com domain names from his personal inventory up for auction at no reserve, at the RightoftheDot.com domain auction being held at NamesCon on January 11th.
Pre-bidding is open for these domain names at Namejet.
Over the years I’m not sure if Frank has ever put up any of his privately owned .Com domain names in auction with no reserve.
According to Estibot.com these 11 domain names have a retail value of over $200,000 and they are all at no reserve (minimum bid of $300 each).
Here ... read more ...
Uniregistry Put Premium New gTLD's Domains In Auction @ No Reserve
- Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry has put many premium new gTLD’s, at no reserve, in the RightoftheDot.com domain name auction at Namescon.
Unlike many new gTLD’s, all of these domain names have normal renewal fees.
None of these domain names have been offered to the pubic before and include single letter and numbered domains like 8.Link, e.gift, and b.sexy, as well as two letter words like We.Help, plus category killers like Real.Property, Stock.Photo and Web.Hosting
Frank Schilling CEO of ... read more ...
DosGringos.com Gets Sun.Flowers From Uniregistry Under Founders Program
- Uniregistry, the company behind the new gTLD .Flowers announced today that “Dos Gringos (DosGringos.com), the expert grower and supplier of sunflowers to retailers across the United States, today announced a strategic alliance with Uniregistry who acquired the domain name Sun.Flowers through the Uniregistry Pioneers Program.
Sun.Flowers (www.sun.flowers), a knowledge specialist in all things sunflowers, offers a unique shop of exclusive sunflower bouquets and an online magazine. , began developing ... read more ...
First .Auto Domain: Kain Automotive Switches From KainAutomotive.Com To Kain.Auto
Kain Automotive has changed their domain name from KainAutomotive.com to the new gTLD Kain.Auto becoming one of the first registrants of the new gTLD .auto.
The domain name KainAutomotive.com is now being forwarded to the new gTLD Kain.Auto
The domain name Kain.auto was created on November 3.
According to their site Kain Automotive was Established in 2003 by “David Kain as a way to assist Automotive Dealers and Automotive Manufacturers with developing effective and progressive Internet Sales Operations
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Frank Schilling's DomainNameSales Is Hiring Again; But You Still Have to Move To The Cayman's
- I got this email from Frank Schilling’s DomainNameSales.com that they are expanding their 25 person sales team once again.
A little over 2 years ago we put out the message that DomainNameSales.com was hiring and a bunch of people made a life changing move to the Cayman Islands and join the company.
Well DomainNameSales.com is hiring again and they asked us to let people know they are looking for “aggressive/talented sales people and they do NOT have to have industry experience”
“If your looking ... read more ...
Uniregistry takes over .HIV domain name
- Company takes over struggling top level domain name.
Top level domain name registry Uniregistry has taken over ownership and management of the .HIV top level domain name.
.HIV launched as a “social cause” TLD about a year ago. It came with a high registration price of about $200, but the registry promised to donate money to HIV/AIDS charities with each visit to a .hiv site.
The idea didn’t take off, with only about 500 registrations in the zone file to date.
So earlier this year the .hiv backers ... read more ...
Uniregistry Takes Over New gTLD .HIV
According to imstilljosh.com, who seems to be involved with the .HIV registry, the new gTLD string .HIV is being transferred to Uniregistry.
“”Today, Uniregistry takes over the lead in this unique journey to use a top-level domain to promote a social good. The dotHIV charity will continue its work for .hiv and focus on community support. The creative agency thjnk from Hamburg, Germany, longstanding partner of the initiative, will continue to work on behalf of the .hiv top-level domain, exploring ... read more ...
Uniregistry continues to gleam in .Com Winners and Losers
- Here’s how registrars fared with .com in May.
Uniregistry recently announced that it crossed the million domain milestone. I’m not sure how Frank Schilling’s own domain names and North Sound new TLDs are accounted for, but the number is strong even if all of his domains in the total.
For the second month in a row, Uniregistry tops the transfer gains in Verisign’s monthly report.
Keep in mind that these reports are published after a three month delay. So this post is about May’s results. ... read more ...
Frank Schilling's North Sound Names Registers 23K Uniregistry .LOL Domains Now Up To 230K+
- Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names just registered 23K domain names in Uniregistry’s .LOL new gTLD domain name extension.
We noted that .LOL which launched last week, had under 800 registrations after its first day of availability.
On the following day, .LOL wound up with 23,779 registrations and now has 24,341 registered domains.
North Sound Names which had just over 207K+ domain names registered until last week now has over 230,586 with the difference coming from .lol registrations last ... read more ...
New gTLD .LOL Has Just 772 Domain Registrations After the 1st Day: Trump.lol; Obama.lol
- .LOL launched into general availability yesterday by Uniregistry and wound with just 772 registrations including some 70 domain names registered in the Sunrise period by trademark holders.
Uniregistry is charging $6.88 for a .LOL registration.
Uniregistry beat out Google for rights to operate .LOL in a private auction.
There are several domain names registered of people running for President of the United States as well as President Obama.
Some comedians domains in .lol were registered as well, pretty ... read more ...
Uniregistry Hosting 1st Southern CA Domainers Meetup Tomorrow W/ Frank Schilling
- The first Southern California Domainers Meetup of the year will take place in tomorrow Friday July 24th at 7pm PST at the offices of Uniregistry.
Frank Schilling will be in attendance.
Drinks and appetizers will be served on the deck.
The offices of Uniregistry are located at 12015 E. Waterfront Drive, Los Angeles, CA
70 people had already RSVP as of yesterday.
To RSVP please click here.
“Join us, lets talk about the future of .com and the new gTLD’s !”
Sound like a cool event.
Hope everyone ... read more ...
Uniregistry Launches "Enhanced Account Balance" Allows Funding Of Account around Wire/CC/Paypal
- Uniregistry launched our enhanced Account Balance service.
Customers can now fund their Uniregistry account via Wire / CC / PayPal directly from within their Account.
To add funds to an account:
– Go to Account Settings
– Click on Account Balance on the left hand side
– Follow the Account Balance instructions
Items to note:
– Account email addresses must be verified to enable the account balance feature.
– Customers must provide us with an address in the account balance section.
– Funding ... read more ...
Uniregistry Announces Sale Of Pro.Flowers For $50K To FTD
- On today’s DomainSherpa.com show, Frank Schilling the CEO of Uniregistry announced that the registry sold the new gTLD domain name Pro.Flowers To FTD for $50,000.
The domain name transferred from Uniregistry to FTD on April 10th.
The domain appears to be on the Uniregistry reserved list as the domain was not “registered” by Uniregistry until the day before it transferred to FTD. The domain was not registered by North Sound Domains.
FTD is represented by CSC Domains.
The domain name Pro.Flowers ... read more ...
GoDaddy vs. Uniregistry – a Great Debate
- Uniregistry is increasingly competing with GoDaddy, and stronger competition is good for everybody.
Increasingly competing with each other for domain investors’ business.Last week Doron Vermaat, a domain investor who writes the blog DNGeek, wrote a post explaining why he was moving his 600 domain names from GoDaddy to Uniregistry.
His post sparked a lot of comments, including from representatives of the two registrars.
That many of the “which registrar is best?” conversations now mention the ... read more ...
VIP Programs Court Domainers
- Discounts and priority service are added perks for domain name investors.
Last week, domain name registrar DirectNic unveiled its new VIP program, and domainers could be forgiven for having flashbacks to last decade at registrar Fabulous.
That’s because Mike Robertson, who made a name for himself in the domain name business by playing point man for many large domainers with portfolios at Fabulous, is now at DirectNic and is spearheading its VIP program.
The program includes discounted pricing, ... read more ...
.Com domain name winners and losers
- eNom and Uniregistry do well on transfers, GoDaddy and eNom lead in new registrations.
ICANN just published the most recent .com transactions report, reflecting registrar results for .com from January.
There were no major outliers from January in terms of .com transfers, but Google Domains made an appearance on the top gainers list. 9,770 domains were transferred to Google’s new domain name registrar. I wonder if these were from consumers transferring their domains or if Google transferred some ... read more ...
New TLDs this week: .Flowers and .Wedding
- Pick out your .flowers arrangement for the .wedding.
Two top level domain names launch this week, and it’s fitting that they launch near the same time.
Uniregistry launches .Flowers on Tuesday, April 7. You can pick these domains up at a number of registrars for about $20-$30.
Of course, flowers are a key component of any wedding, and Minds + Machines launches .wedding on Wednesday. .Wedding domains are priced about the same as .flowers at retail, with prices in the $20-$30 range.
There’s already ... read more ...
Registrar Promo Leads to 10,000 Paid .Link Registrations Per Frank Schilling Tweet
Frank Schilling tweeted out late tonight that there were 10,000 new .link registrations combined as a outcome of a registrar promo.
Uniregistry Launches 5 New gTLD’s Today
- Uniregistry is launching 5 new gTLD’s today the 25th of November 2014 at 16:00 UTC.
.click which will have no reserved domains except for the 100 domains registered by the registry and domain names on the ICANN collision list
.Click is priced at $5.99 at Godaddy
The other four extensions of Uniregistry have quite a few reserved domains after I spent a few hours checking around for domain names yesterday.
.hosting is priced at $23.99 at Godaddy. There is already a .host and it has around ... read more ...