29 Oct '17, 5pm

.Com price doubling? Here’s what all that talk is about https://t.co/NGrUo8hypv

I see a lot of knee-jerk reactions here. People ought to slow down, research the facts, and ask around before fleeing the industry as if it’s on fire! François, who wrote the attention-grabbing headline in Domaining.com, is a friend of mine; and I’ve spoken with him about it. His goal, of course, was to raise awareness about the long-term potential for price increases. Not “attention whoring”, as Nick claims. Few domainers pay attention to anything beyond their own sales efforts. So I understand that François needed to use some scare tactics to grab people’s attention. He’s pointing to a worst-case long-term scenario – not because it WILL happen but because it’s more likely to happen while domainers fail to pay attention. Nobody credible is actually claiming that .COM prices are about to double. They’re not. They’re still contractually frozen 2012-2018. Even though Verisig...

Full article: https://domainnamewire.com/2016/08/12/com-price-doubling-...

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