New gTLDs’ Sales Force a Bottleneck?
A number of the new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) have not fared well, as reflected in the dismal domain registrations. My point: Behind all these explanations there may be another, the lack of decent sales force strategies. (October 8, 2014)
GTLDs Valuation Components that You Must not Overlook
The essay outlines the valuation pitfalls that need to be avoided when competing for the acquisition of a new generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD). (November 11, 2014)
Anti-Cybersquatting Lessons from IP Strategy
The essay reconsiders a cooperative solution to cybersquatting that I proposed in 2007. I also draw on examples of success and failure of legal actions to protect intellectual property (IP) licensing. (November 17, 2014)
How Buying the Right Domain Name Is Different
The essay outlines a typical information-gathering process for online purchasing decisions and demonstrates why a different approach is needed when buying a domain name.
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The Online World Is Not Flat: The Need for Geo gTLDs
The post outlines location factors that make the online world not as flat as some have claimed. I then outline the impact of these factors on the demand for new gTLDs. (October 11, 2014)