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New premium .tel domains

Post by silvano on Thu 01 Jun 2017, 7:38 am

Just curious... being in a forum of domainers.

Do you think new premium domains, available from June 21, will improve .tel's fortunes?

Are you considering of registering new premium .tel domains?

Since I'm not a domainer, I'm not interested in buying new domains, but I would like if this extension rises a bit.
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by 4444 on Thu 01 Jun 2017, 8:52 am

I don't expect that offering previously dropped .tel domains as premium domains will be noticed at all.
Not many people will buy these.

The reality proves the opposite: http://www.tel.community/t842p125-the-daily-tel-statistics#17443
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by Artaban on Thu 01 Jun 2017, 8:19 pm

Telnames may offer premium domains, but they need to do so along with other news.


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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by mikeseaton on Fri 02 Jun 2017, 12:32 pm

Artaban wrote:Telnames may offer premium domains, but they need to do so along with other news.

@Artaban - Totally agree - Telnic/Telnames need to MARKET NEW .TEL that was launched on 13 March 2017

Anyone using in recent months the very popular domain stat link at http://registrarstats.com/TLDDomainCounts.aspx would think that .TEL Registrations had now stopped completely !

The basic problem appears to be that Telnic/Telnames has virtually no technical staff left for development/support, no marketing staff to spread the word, and the money now left from the $35,000,000 shareholder investment is probably just about enough to cover tea and biscuits only !

KASH, PLEASE BE REALISTIC, IT'S REALLY TIME TO HAND OVER .TEL BEFORE REGS DROP TO BELOW 100K !

http://MikeSeaton.tel

PS. Reg Count today 2 June 2017 = 101,044 according to http://research.domaintools.com/statistics/tld-counts


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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by Sunrise on Fri 02 Jun 2017, 12:56 pm


That's not the plan.
Please keep in mind that Telnic / Telnames has a very clear strategy as it was always clear since .tel was launched:
1. Collecting money
2. Doing nothing
3. Waiting as long as possible
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by Blunderer on Thu 22 Jun 2017, 3:50 pm

So where are the "premium" domains that Telnames released on the 21st of June listed?
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by silvano on Thu 22 Jun 2017, 4:21 pm

The news was in a  HEXONET newsletter:
https://www.hexonet.net/news/registry-registrar-bulletin-20


< laugh > 
June likes at the .tel Registry for selling premium domains:
https://blog.safenames.com/gtld-generic-top-level-domain/time-to-order-your-premium-tel-domain
< /laugh >
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by Blunderer on Thu 22 Jun 2017, 8:58 pm

Thank you Silvano, that will keep me busy for the rest of the week.

Best wishes,

http://roy.tel
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by mic on Fri 23 Jun 2017, 12:44 am

roy[dot]tel is cool!
i dropped mic[dot]tel(;;)

don't forget to check
daily drop lists after work

[https]dottel-droplist[dot]s3-eu-west-1[dot]amazonaws[dot]com[slash]tel-droplist[dot]csv
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by mikeseaton on Fri 23 Jun 2017, 10:04 am



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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by silvano on Sat 24 Jun 2017, 7:14 am

Three letters domains on sale al name.com

Random letters I tried:
alb.tel    $625.00
wkz.tel   $625.00
sjk.tel    $625.00
vvk.tel   $625.00
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by FrankW. on Sun 25 Jun 2017, 4:15 pm

lingerie.tel $2,875.00
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by ixida on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 2:46 am

FrankW. wrote:lingerie.tel $2,875.00

That's not a premium domain. It's a an offer by a domain speculator through SedoMLS.
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by silvano on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 3:57 am

It seems crazy.

I know the story of alb.tel

A Serbian citizen had the domain. Dropped in 2012, was registered by me. Dropped in 2014. From there never registered again.

For three years nobody wanted it for 10-15$. Will someone register it now just because the price has increased to more than 600$?


To laugh:
lingerie.ovh   available for   0,99€
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by FrankW. on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 4:06 am

silvano wrote:To laugh:
lingerie.ovh   available for   0,99€

lingerie.ninja $3.99
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by FrankW. on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 4:09 am

silvano wrote:For three years nobody wanted it for 10-15$. Will someone register it now just because the price has increased to more than 600$?

Sometimes a product needs to be expensive to attract prospects.
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by joyantony on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 11:13 am

ixida
FrankW. wrote:lingerie.tel $2,875.00

That's not a premium domain. It's a an offer by a domain speculator through SedoMLS.




I own lingerie.tel and I am trying to sell the name for usd 2500 thru sedomls. Name.com added their markup and charge 2875$ for the name.


Lingerie is a billion dollar business. Any big lingerie company can spend $$$$$ for a better domain name. I ask only $2500 for lingerie dot tel, where the buyer can sell lingerie for millions of dollars...


I believe .tel registry is working hard with their available resources to make .tel a success. We can see big increase in registrations after registrars godaddy, uniregistry, west.cn, ...start .tel operation.


FYI, I registered 100s of .tel domains this year and waiting for good days.
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by 4444 on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 11:57 am

Less than $3,000 for the keyword domain 'lingerie' is a bargain, indeed.
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by mikeseaton on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 7:21 pm

4444 wrote:Less than $3,000 for the keyword domain 'lingerie' is a bargain, indeed.

I agree - an absolute bargain !

Because many potential domain buyers may not be aware of the "liberalisation" of the .TEL gTLD, I am adding the following information to my Sedo .TEL sales pages:

From 13 March 2017 you have been able to set the .TEL Nameservers at your Registrar to any value you choose, meaning your .TEL domain will operate identically to .COM, .NET, etc.

The only difference with the easily-remembered .TEL extension is that currently it is substantially cheaper to buy than the equivalent .COM, .NET, etc.

Any forum member is welcome to copy the above to their .TEL sales page if they wish.

http://MikeSeaton.tel

PS. See also http://www.tel.community/t4570p25-do-you-like-to-keep-this-forum-alive#17501


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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by Duker on Mon 26 Jun 2017, 9:29 pm

All three letter Domains were blocked by telnic and can no longer registered. Now this Domains have premium Status. 

http://www.herzog.tel
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by silvano on Tue 27 Jun 2017, 3:03 am

Duker wrote:All three letter Domains... Now this Domains have premium Status.

Surely it's a glitch, but internet.bs and Ovh, and perhaps other registrars, still have the normal registration price.

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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by maxi on Tue 27 Jun 2017, 6:19 am

Now we could guess that great number of those still "present" 100 000 TELs of the registry come from those reserved by Telnic/Telnames Ltd.

3-letter combinations alone bring 26x26x26 = 17576 total registered and still unregistered (reserved by Telnames) TELs.

As one movie hero was used to say: "lt is only sleight of hands and no fraud".
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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by mikeseaton on Wed 28 Jun 2017, 7:50 pm

It looks like Name.com is now classifying all XXXX.TEL domains as "Premium" with Registration/Renewal prices of $25.00/$11.25 instead of $10.99/$10.99 (all + VAT if buyer is based in Europe).

As the .COM equivalent of the XXXX.TEL that I purchased today sold a few months ago for $500,000 I can live with that, now that .TEL has been "liberalised" so it is able to work in exactly the same way as COM etc !

http://MikeSeaton.tel

PS. Name.com are also premium pricing XXX.TEL for Registration/Renewal at $625.00/$11.25 respectively.


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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by Duker on Wed 28 Jun 2017, 8:25 pm

What is the purpose and purpose of putting xxx and xxxx domains in the premium status and raising the prices. Tel Domains are now not so popular to do so. There will be changes to justify this. Otherwise, I think the registrations will go back


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Re: New premium .tel domains

Post by silvano on Thu 29 Jun 2017, 5:00 am

joyantony wrote:I own lingerie.tel and I am trying to sell the name for usd 2500 thru sedomls. Name.com added their markup and charge 2875$ for the name.


Lingerie is a billion dollar business. Any big lingerie company can spend $$$$$ for a better domain name. I ask only $2500 for lingerie dot tel, where the buyer can sell lingerie for millions of dollars...
You could add intimo.tel to your offer

ligerie > underwear in French
intimo > underwear in Italian

About 32.000.000 results in Google

Already taken in all the major extensions and premium in others.

intimo.tel is unregistered. 

Price 10-15 $.

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