The Domain Market is irrational but does that mean your registry should be on Pricing?
The graph above represents the spectrum of potential retail prices and the corresponding number of domains with equal or greater estimated rational value to that price. The question is that if the world was rational and transparent then what number of domains could justify a value above retail. In this illustrated example the greatest number of domains multiplied by the retail price shows that based of the extensions inherent value the best fit for retail price is $50 per domain. Of course the world isn't rational,...Read more
Information is power. Without sufficient data and unbiased expert knowledge every new registry walking into this highly competitive market is in a boat without a rudder. Even the most astute businessman who believes in his product is easy prey to their own bias. The companies, largely technology providers, who convinced businesses to open a new registry promise blue sky and easy sailing. They are selling the shovels and this is the new gold rush - but can you trust them?
Are the ones advising you without self interest?
Salespeople are wonderful. They tell you all the things you want to hear, build...Read more