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3 Myths Debunked ?

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3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by mikeseaton on Sat 17 May 2014, 8:12 am

Check out the article at http://domainnamelogic.com/generic-domain-names and see if you agree ?

Here's a quote from it, relevant to the .TEL extension:

‘Yeah, but what if it’s actually useful and different to other domain names?’ -Have you heard about .tel or the languishing .mobi? .. The point to all this is that it is extremely difficult to change consumer behaviour. Consumers are always reticent to change. Unless the change in question offers some radical improvement at very little cost or with very little effort required, it will be rejected. It all comes down to a cost/benefit analysis - to the consumer.

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Re: 3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by GoTel on Sat 17 May 2014, 9:31 am

Key quote:

"The point to all this is that it is extremely difficult to change consumer behaviour."

This is why .tel has the advantage and why Telnames is silly for not creating it's own registrant directory.

Why?

1. Behaviour for domains and websites is Google. (all tld's except .tel fight here.)
2. Behavioiur for contact information and profiles is White/Yellow Pages style directories, YP.com, Yell.com, Yelp, more are launching every day.

Fact 1: Google stinks at 2. above, so a better, dedicated Search Engine for 2. is a significant opportunity.

Facebook proves that every day - Google could only dream of being a Book for Average Joe behaviour that Facebook is.  Google could only dream of being a Book for Contact information behaviour that Yellow Pages styles are today. Google could only dream of being a Career Book that Linkedin is today.

Fact 2: Google SHOULD be dreaming of being a Book for NEW AGE contact information that a Telnames registrant directory can be.

Oh, wait, like those mentioned above, no book for the Telnames registrants, hmmmm.

New gTLD discussions are almost irrelevant when compared to .tel, as there is no comparison to it's mission with any other tld (in case anyone missed it):

http://archive.icann.org/en/tlds/stld-apps-19mar04/tel-telnic.htm

Too bad they forgot their mission, and strayed from it.

It is their advantage ... still.

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Key quote from Telnic application:

The Internet infrastructure is playing an increasing role in the delivery of voice and data oriented communications services. Consequently, Internet-Communications is developing into a mature industry with its own distinct needs for expression. Yet it remains a community without a dedicated sTLD.

Hmmm, and yet with .tel "alive and well" Telnic/Telnames refuses to isolate themselves from thousands of other TLDs, past or present.

Everything that Telnames says is perfect,

http://www.telnames.com/

so, where is the Telnames Search Engine that will promote Registrants and isolate .tel from the Google garbage pile ?????



Create an page for yourself or your business that works on all devices, and is EASILY found in the exclusive Telnames Search Engine.

Hmmm.


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Re: 3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by maxi on Sat 17 May 2014, 9:46 am

"Consumers are always reticent to change. Unless the change in question offers some radical improvement at very little cost or with very little effort required, it will be rejected."

It is also the reason why all the "new gTLD" will never be successful and investing in them is just a waste of money.
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Re: 3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by GoTel on Sat 17 May 2014, 9:56 am

maxi wrote:
"Consumers are always reticent to change. Unless the change in question offers some radical improvement at very little cost or with very little effort required, it will be rejected."

It is also the reason why all the "new gTLD" will never be successful and investing in them is just a waste of money.

That is indeed very narrow-minded, they said the same thing about 1-800 numbers, now look at that industry.  1-888, etc. is more popular and recognized as the fresh, now look while 1-800 is old, .com is subject to the same fate eventually.  China has mandated the move for all government sites to go from .cn to an idn and has purchased tens of thousands of ".online" idns.  Although this is a special circumstance, .com will eventually be "old news", simply a matter of time.

http://50inda.club/ is an example of what's to come.

http://www.thedomains.com/2014/05/13/rapper-50-cent-picks-a-club-domain-to-launch-his-fan-site-50inda-club/

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Re: 3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by maxi on Sat 17 May 2014, 12:38 pm

maxi wrote:
"Consumers are always reticent to change. Unless the change in question offers some radical improvement at very little cost or with very little effort required, it will be rejected."

It is also the reason why all the "new gTLD" will never be successful and investing in them is just a waste of money.

That is indeed very narrow-minded...

I know what I know.

And you can think anything what will please you - it is your right and your wasted money.
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Re: 3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by GoTel on Sat 17 May 2014, 12:52 pm

maxi wrote:
maxi wrote:
"Consumers are always reticent to change. Unless the change in question offers some radical improvement at very little cost or with very little effort required, it will be rejected."

It is also the reason why all the "new gTLD" will never be successful and investing in them is just a waste of money.

That is indeed very narrow-minded...

I know what I know.

And you can think anything what will please you - it is your right and your wasted money.

Has nothing to do with what pleases anyone, just putting out the facts.

Mine are links to what's happening, not what may or may not happen.

I'm not in it from an investors standpoint, just a reporter's findings.

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Re: 3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by maxi on Sat 17 May 2014, 2:03 pm

GoTel wrote:
I'm not in it from an investors standpoint, just a reporter's findings.
It is the most important thing - not to "invest" money in these "new gTLD".


Has nothing to do with what pleases anyone, just putting out the facts.
P.S.
Normally people do not name their opinion as "facts" because any opinion is just an opinion.
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Re: 3 Myths Debunked ?

Post by GoTel on Sat 17 May 2014, 3:09 pm

maxi wrote:
P.S.
Normally people do not name their opinion as "facts" because any opinion is just an opinion.

Good thing I didn't put any opinions as facts then, only facts as facts, but thanks for the insight!

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