Jan 152016
 

Auction

If the auction held during the Namescon conference is anything to go by, domain investors are warming up to the opportunities offered by new gTLDs.

Last year was the first time new gTLD names featured in a Namescon auction, the very first new gTLDs having launched just months before the January 2015 event. This year some of those names came back at auction and where they had sold for a few hundred dollars in 2015, they now went for a few thousand.

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Jan 072016
 

New gTLD jackpot?

TheDomains is running a piece today on the .ski registry’s removal of reserve pricing for all the names it has included in the RightOfTheDot auction being held during next week’s Namescon in Las Vegas.

So now all auction participants can look forward to trying for quality names, from 1-letters like i.ski to top quality key words like jet.ski.

The auction will start at 14:00 Pacific Time on January 11. Bidding is open already and online bidding and video feeds will be available during the auction.