How are premium domains doing for registries and registrars? Here’s some insight.
Radix just released some data on its premium domain sales in new top level domains for the first half of the year, and it paints a decent picture of how premium domains are doing for both registries and registrars.
From January to June 2017, people registered or renewed 727 premium domains across Radix’s portfolio of nine domains. 469 of these were new registrations and 258 were renewals.
For new registrations, Radix estimates about $640,000 in payments at the registrar level for these 469 names. All of these names have premium renewals as well. Here’s a breakdown of the revenue split for each of its top level domains:
Although .online had the most revenue, it was actually second to .tech for the number of premium domains registered because of the $200,000 casino.online sale. Here’s a breakdown: Click here to continue reading…