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List of new TLD's

Discussion in 'Domain Names' started by cipcip, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. #1
    New TLDs: .africa .and .arab .athens .basel .bayern .bcn .berlin .bike .bkk .board .bud .bzh .cal .canon .car .cym .deloitte .dubai .eac .earth .eco .eng .eus .fam .film .fra .free .gal .gay .gmbh .green .hamburg .health .homes .horse .hotel .indigi .irish .isin .kab .ker .köln .kurd .lac .lat .lli .london .love .madrid .med .melbourne .mls .mma .money .moscow .movie .music .nai .ngo .nrw .nyc .paris .pdx .peace .phone .poker .ppl .quebec .radio .real .riga .roma .rugby .saarland .scot .sell .sfo .shop .site .skate .ski .sport .surf .team .tokyo .unicef .val .vegas .videos .vin .vlx .web .wiki .wine .yks .zulu

    These will be discussed at a convention in Munich in September 2011
    SEMrush
    (newdomains.org)
     
    cipcip, Jan 20, 2011 IP
    SEMrush
  2. chandan123

    chandan123 Prominent Member

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    icann , registries want to make money more n more :)
     
    chandan123, Jan 20, 2011 IP
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    stereonation71 Well-Known Member

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    More and more domains are flooding. Web is now turning into an INDRAJAAL.
     
    stereonation71, Jan 21, 2011 IP
  4. Cheat

    Cheat Peon

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    This is the reason why I prefer ccTLDs over gTLDs.

    gTLDs

    - More then 3 characters long
    - All English words
    - Ulimited choice

    ccTLDs

    - 2 characters long
    - .CO/.TV/.ME are the only top 3 shortest global extention in the world
    - Limited choice
     
    Cheat, Jan 21, 2011 IP
  5. chandan123

    chandan123 Prominent Member

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    add one more

    gtld - normally normal registration price

    cctld - depends on registry mood and promo :D
     
    chandan123, Jan 21, 2011 IP
  6. Cheat

    Cheat Peon

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    #6
    Soon .COM would be just a worthless gTLD like all those new gTLDs.

    What's next ? .PIG .COW .DOG .ANT .RAT .CRAB .BIRD .WHALE .HUMAN ?

    What's next ? .BLUE .YELLOW .PINK .PURPLE .RED .ORANGE .BLACK .WHITE ?

    What's next ? .LESBIAN .TRAVESTITE .HOMO .FETISH .PEDO .STRAIGHT ?

    What's next ? .PIZZA .PASTA .SALAD .BEER .COKE .SANDWICH .TEA .CANDY .CEREAL .MEAT .STEAK ?

    What's next ? .TRAIN .PLANE .BIKE .SKATES .MOTO .BUS .TRUCK .PICKUP .SHIP .ROCKET ?
     
    Cheat, Jan 21, 2011 IP
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  7. mitok

    mitok Guest

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    Hahaha Cheat, good post, but i dont agree with you in all. It is really stupid to have so much extensions, and that is not even good for regular Internet user as they will not remember all those extensions. I dont need even to mention how bad this could be for domain owners in some currently popular extensions.

    But some of planned extensions have sense, i would say the best would be .green as it will be associated with ecology, not colors, lol :) And Hamburg is town in Germany, not hamburger ;)

    But i would prefer that they dont add any new extension, i think that at the moment we have more than we need.
     
    mitok, Jan 21, 2011 IP
  8. cipcip

    cipcip Well-Known Member

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    I honestly don't see the point of .green since the launch of .eco is in progress :)

    THe best from the list are .free and .web in my opinion.
     
    cipcip, Jan 22, 2011 IP
  9. Cheat

    Cheat Peon

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    #9
    ccTLDs does not fall under the authority of ICANN.

    I see a future ripe with possibilities... A future where short domain names will continue to appreciate... A future where ccTLDs (and especially short domain names in ccTLDs) will become ever stronger eclipsing the gTLDs.
     
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    Cheat, Jan 22, 2011 IP
  10. UW-Boss

    UW-Boss Peon

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    lol that was funny
     
    UW-Boss, Jan 22, 2011 IP
  11. Cheat

    Cheat Peon

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    #11
    All these new gTLDs will hurt the value of .com

    Just think about... average joe wants sex.com but he can't afford to buy it for millions to a squatter so joe have the choice to get sex.xxx / sex.web / sex.gay / sex.girl / sex.boy / sex.horse ...ect for reg fee. :)

    The possibilities are endless with gTLDs.
     
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    Cheat, Jan 23, 2011 IP
  12. cipcip

    cipcip Well-Known Member

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    ...and sex.web is as good as .com in my opinion
     
    cipcip, Jan 23, 2011 IP
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    skylineleong Peon

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    .web is the best on the list...
     
    skylineleong, Jan 23, 2011 IP
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    Cheat Peon

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    The math is simple:

    Unlimited gTLDs = Unlimited premium domains = worthless
    Limited ccTLDs = Limited premium domains = worth

    You can get sex.web and I can get sex.xxx
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2011
    Cheat, Jan 24, 2011 IP
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    lothos Member

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    I don't really see most of those going anywhere. Kind of like .museum
     
    lothos, Jan 24, 2011 IP
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    cipcip Well-Known Member

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    @lothos, tld's like museum, aero, jobs and so on are not meant for us, they are for people in that area.
     
    cipcip, Jan 24, 2011 IP
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    matifibrahim Peon

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    Really but in every circumstances I like .com domains.
     
    matifibrahim, Jan 30, 2011 IP
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    crumblepie Well-Known Member

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    I don't like extensions that are over 3 characters. I'm not a big fan of these new ones :(
     
    crumblepie, Feb 2, 2011 IP
  19. silverone

    silverone Greenhorn

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    In the end this will just increase the value of .COM.
    Just ask yourself this question: How many new extensions in the past 10 years came out and where is COM now?
    It's stronger then ever. Look at some of the HUGE COM sales on SEDO and afternic an compare them to a few years ago.

    Everyone knows .COM, most people don't know 99% of the other extensions. The more new extensions come out, the more confusing it gets and as a result more and more people will resort to COM as it's basically the only extension that is known globally. Sure some small companies won't have the budget for a premium .com so will resort to buying a cheap gTLD. (as it is today as well) But all the bigger companies will continue buying COMs over any other extension. (and pay good money for it)

    Compare it to this: If you are the owner of a company and had the budget what would you prefer? Would you buy a ferrari to represent how good your company is doing or would you go to work in some $10 bicycle imported from Taiwan? What would make your customers trust you more? IMO if customers see you have the money to buy a ferrari (or a premium .com) , they will assume your business is doing great and that you can deliver quality products or services as well. You will automatically get more sales because of it.

    Finally, premium generic .COMs get type-in traffic as well, for new gTLDs this will be non-existing. As a matter of fact, the more new extensions that will come out, the more people (site visitors) will mistake the gTLD for a COM and thus end up on the URL of the COM instead.
     
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    silverone, Feb 4, 2011 IP
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    seafrontsteve Peon

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    A quick search shows that as of today more than half of active domains are .com
    I used to buy others (.net .org .info etc) but now just stick with .com or country specific ones, like .co.uk if I am targetting local businesses.
    As others have already commented - these new domains are just money making schemes for the registrars and don't really create value for anybody
     
    seafrontsteve, Feb 4, 2011 IP