25 Aug '14, 12pm

Three percent of domain names registered in new gTLDs contain business websites, Verisign has found after...

Three Percent Of New gTLD Domains Contain Business Websites, 41 Percent PPC Tweet Three percent of domain names registered in new gTLDs contain business websites, Verisign has found after analysing the common usage of websites using new gTLD domain names. This compared to a similar study by EURid for eight established gTLDs that found that 30.5 percent of domain names contained business websites on a slightly tighter definition. The Verisign analysis published a couple of weeks ago "also found the most common use of domain names in the new gTLD space is Pay-Per-Click (PPC), with roughly 41 percent of all new gTLD domain names serving up PPC websites. A PPC website contains little user-generated content and almost exclusively advertising links." Verisign noted that "the prevalence of PPC websites in the new gTLD space can likely be attributed to: heightened speculation in t...

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