29 Jun '18, 6am

How much time do new gTLDs need to reach maturity?

So a lot of people are saying that new gTLDs are a failure, they’re crashing and burning and .COM is and forever will be the only investment-grade domain extension. I disagree. Of course this is just my opinion, I don’t have any more information than you do, all I have is my observations and opinions. Let me be a bit more clear by what I mean here. First, I do think that most (i.e. more than 50%) of the new gTLDs will crash and burn. They are junk and no matter how many promos they run, people won’t keep renewing. That being said, I do think that a number of new gTLDs will survive the storm and go on to become accepted by normal people. Some of the new gTLDs that I think will be around for the long haul are extensions like .APP and .CLUB. I don’t think it’s an incredibly long list, but I can tell you that it’s probably very unlikely that every new gTLD will fail, instead, ...

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