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Good to see Nom have started the ball rolling on big hikes...

Discussion in 'Domain Name Registrars' started by TinkyWinky, Sep 27, 2017.

  1. Blossom

    Blossom Well-Known Member

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    Oh no sorry, you're right! I'm mixing it up. I think it's because so many Daily staff got shafted and applied for jobs at the GoDaddy lot - that confused me.
     
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  3. dog United States

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    I'd argue now is a good time to start a .UK registrar or offer hosting services. You could theoretically double your revenue by getting all your customers to register .co.uk and .uk domains.

    Seems Ned O'Meara was thinking of this for .AU namespace.

    http://adamyamada.com/ever-heard-flipping-domain-registrar/

    NS just added .CA support recently. I believe they will add other common ccTLDs which includes .co.uk/.uk soon as well.

     
  4. dog United States

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    I'd argue now is a good time to start a .UK registrar or offer hosting services. You could theoretically double your revenue by getting all your customers to register .co.uk and .uk domains.

    Seems Ned O'Meara was thinking of this for .AU namespace.

    http://adamyamada.com/ever-heard-flipping-domain-registrar/

    NS just added .CA support recently. I believe they will add other common ccTLDs which includes .co.uk/.uk soon as well.

     
  5. othellotech United Kingdom

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    Depends on volume - £1 per domain is not going to cover staff, support, redundant/reliable systems etc.
    It's _might_ if all you did was .uk as the Nominet membership is cheap, transfers are free and there is no currency risk, but once you start adding accreditation costs for other ccTLDs and gTLDs into the mix and offering things like "free" DNS, then £2/domain/year becomes the sort-of-minimum markup.

    Due to rising costs (particularly in the USD exchange rate and datacentre fees) we're going to have to increase pricing soon - probably to ~6/year for .uk and ~10/year for most gtlds (plus vat)
     
  6. othellotech United Kingdom

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    Paragon > 123-reg/HEG about a year ago, HEG > GoDaddy now
     
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    No you don't :) (or we don't)