Monthly Archives: March 2012

Thu 15th March 2012
Written in EN
Matt Cutts validates my view of newgTLDs and SEO! - All the recent propaganda one heard about how .com and other existing TLDs will be doomed in terms of SEO due to the emergence of newgTLDs has been proved to be just that, propaganda. Matt Cutts has this to say earlier today: “don’t expect a new TLD to get any kind of initial preference over .com, and I wouldn’t bet on that happening in the long-term either”. I’ve been saying the same thing since 2008 actually. “Which essentially means established TLDs will continue to do well in the near future… say for the next few generations at least. Till this generation and probably ... read more ...
Sun 4th March 2012
Written in EN
The inherent advantage ccTLDs will have over newgTLDs - The newGTLDs process is underway, 144 applications have been received, a lot more will be before the window closes. 300-500 new applications will be processed by ICANN during the first phase, you can expect another round within a year per the information out there. While most people believe that the new gTLDs won’t affect .com prices, as do I, a lot of them miss the most obvious advantage ccTLDs have over newgTLDs – the fact that newgTLDs have to be 3 letters or more, whereas all second level ccTLDs have two letters. You might not consider this a major advantage, but in a world where ... read more ...