If you’re planning on starting a new business or have a new idea that you’d like to monetize, the first thing you should do is to register a new .com domain name. With more than 1.5 billion domain names and only around 200 million of them active, there’s a huge chance that someone else has already registered the .com version of your site
There are many investors still sitting on the sidelines, waiting for a change to current market. The last high of the market was in early 2014 with most of the activity happening in China over the past 2.5 years, ultimately driving the market. What’s the likelihood that the market will rebound in 2017? Does your domain strategy change?
News flash, .COM is king!! The new GTLD market appears to be losing its luster. Yep, that’s right the craze seems to be fading as investors start to realize that it’s going to take many years to reap the longer-term investment.
Namescon is The Domain Name Industry event where tons of collaboration and business occur, driving the domain industry forward and offering long-term sustainability. There are many informative sessions consisting of domain policy, trends, tips and all aspects of web development and monetization.
Just a few years ago the domain name market had many buyers both on the investor side, as well as the end user side of the business. Clients would speculate on the next big thing, or dream big about an idea they had for a product or service. They’d acquire a domain name with the intention of holding for a period of time-where then name in most instances would appreciate in value.
To put it more into layman terms, GTLD'S are all of the newer 1500 extensions that are being slowly added to the marketplace. Some of the new GTLD'S include .wang, .top, .club, .law, .legal, .xyz etc etc. As GTLD'S continue to be released, the value of the .com continues to fluctuate and change based on a clients specific needs. There are many domain investors that have changed course and see sizable opportunities as they relate to domain investing and especially, the GTLD'S.