ICANN 54 Dublin Public Forum

ICANN 54 Dublin Public Forum Comments

ICANN 54 Dublin Public Forum comments on the use of auction funds and meeting materials Good afternoon. Christa Taylor from dot TBA in Canada. I just have a couple of comments for consideration for the board and community. I understand the use of auction funds is open for comments. And I would ask that they
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gTLD Statistics and Business Implications Q3 2015

gTLD Statistics and Business Implications Q3 2015

gTLD Statistics and Business Implications Q4 2015 presentation is now available The associated article can be found on CircleID Top Level Domain Statistics and Business Implications Q3 2015 Overview Average prices were based on prices at the end of September retrieved from GoDaddy, United Domains and 101 Domains.  If a TLD was not found on any
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TLD revenue-recognition

TLD Revenue Recognition Schedule

TLD Revenue Recognition Schedule for Microsoft Excel One of the operational aspects of running a Top Level Domain is revenue recognition.  Cash is received upfront (prepaid) and the registration period (service to be delivered) is spread over months.  So unless you are one of the few using a cash basis of accounting you will need
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ICANN New gTLD Auction Proceeds Public Comment by Christa Taylor DotTBA

ICANN gTLD Auction Proceeds Public Comment

ICANN gTLD Auction Proceeds Public Comment:  Issues for Consideration on the new gTLD Auction Proceeds As posted on the ICANN gTLD Auction Proceeds Public Comment. The below outlines some of the inputs to consider in the development of a proposed charter for a Cross-Community Working Group. Focus on Framework Development: The goal of the CCWG
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Q2 2015 gTLD statistics and Business Implications

Q2 2015 gTLD Statistics & Business Implications

Q2 2015 gTLD Statistics & Business Implications The review is  gTLD_Statistics and Business Implications Q2 2015 Some of the changes and highlights include: Top 25 gTLDs by Retail Revenues Registration revenue and volume for the top 10 and top 25 Top Level Domains Retail price variances between the four tiers Amount of ICANN fees per
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Registration Volume of new Generic Top Level Domains May 31, 2015 - 3rd Quartile

Generic Top Level Domain Registration Volume May 2015

Generic Top Level Domain Registration Volume May 2015 has 639 delegated new gTLDs. .SCIENCE takes over the top spot knocking .XYZ to the second spot with an average of 3,160 daily registrations.  .XYZ falls to 2,582 daily registrations but will be the first new gTLD to reach 1 million domains by the end of June. .PARTY is the
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Q1 2015 gTLD Industry Stats_and_Biz_Implications

Q1 2015 gTLD Industry Statistics & Business Implications

Q1 2015 gTLD Industry Statistics & Business Implications At NamesCon 2015, held earlier this year, Berry Cobb of TLDWatch (@tldwatch) and .TBA presented an industry overview and the performance in 2014.  Based on feedback we received we thought it would be beneficial to provide quarterly updates, with  Q1 2015 gTLD Industry Statistics & Business Implications being
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Registration Volume of new Generic Top Level Domains Feb 28, 2015 - 2nd Quartile

Generic Top Level Domain Registration Volume Feb 2015

Generic Top Level Domain Registration Volume Feb 2015, there are 521 delegated new gTLDs. .XYZ is still at the top spot with 2,829 daily registrations and will be the first TLD to reach 800,000 registrations during the first week of March.  .Science began General Availability on February 24th with an average of 2,034 registrations per day.  
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Registration Volume of new Generic Top Level Domains Jan 31 , 2015 – 3rd Quartile

Generic Top Level Domain Registration Volume Jan 2015

Generic Top Level Domain Registration Volume Jan 2015, there are 487 delegated new gTLDs. .XYZ is still at the top spot with 3,015 daily registrations and the first TLD to reach 750.000 registrations.  .网址 (.xn--ses554g meaning ‘web’) has almost tripled in its average daily registrations from 505 last month to 1,681 in January.  .REALTOR who
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TLD industry predictions for 2015

TLD industry predictions 2015 on Domain Name Wire

Domain Name Wire did a special on TLD industry predictions for 2015 which features Escrow.com, Rightside, Donuts, Sedo, DirectNic, .Club, dotTBA and InternetX and ParkLogic.  You can find it here. As listed, my TLD industry predictions 2015 are as follows: The new gTLD program will have between 7 and 8 million registrations at the end of
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