$2,500 for a domain registration?
There are many models for new top level domains: inexpensive and high volume, moderately priced, and then insanely expensive. This week we talk with one of the latter: .Inc. Shayan Rostam explains the pricing decision and business model. You’ll learn a lot.
Also: .Music (finally!), Enom’s big move, GoDaddy’s .coms, Sheryl Sandberg leans in too far, NHL playoffs and more.
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Learn a lot, ay? You think people didn’t cover high price marketing in school days? We’ll see, when I have more time I’ll check this podcast out a bit, but this is still my position on this one:
$2500 a year? LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL 😀
Same as here: https://morganlinton.com/i-had-some-burning-questions-about-inc-here-are-the-answers-to-them/.
Will be interesting to see how the numbers look in a month but so far I don’t think they are going to get the numbers to make this work. The paid $20million approx for the tld from what I have heard and I doubt they will even make a million a year with current pricing. The are at a couple of hundred registrations so far.
I think this one will end up firesaled to a portfolio holder like Donuts.