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Verisign adds 1 million .com/.net domains in Q1 - NiceNIC.NET

  Domain registry Verisign   ups the lower end of its revenue guidance for the year.   Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN) reported first quarter earnings this afternoon.   The company ended the quarter with 174.8 million   domains   in the .com/.net base, which was 1.0 million more than it ended 2022. 161.6 million of those are .com domains.   It processed 10.3 million domains in the quarter, compared to 10.2 million in the same quarter a year ago.   Q1 revenue clocked in at $364 million, up 5.1% from the same quarter in 2022. Net income was $179 million.   For the year, Verisign raised the lower end of its revenue guidance. It ' s now guiding to $1.490 billion to $1.505 billion; narrowed from $1.485 billion to $1.505 billion. It expects total domain base growth of 0.5% to 2.25%; narrowed from 0.0% to 2.5%.   Source from Domain Name Wire   Domain Name - Register Domain - Transfer Domain .COM $11.99, .ORG $12.99, .HK $16.99 ICANN & Verisign & HKIRC Accredited Regis

CentralNic reports Q1, announces Microsoft deal and board changes - NiceNIC.NET

  CentralNic Company diversifies revenue stream with Microsoft deal.   Domain name   and online advertising company rollup CentralNic (London AIM: CNIC) released news this morning.   First, on the earnings front, the company expects to report $194.9 revenue for Q1 when the official tally is complete. That ' s up 24% year over year. It says gross profit was $45.8 million, and its Adjusted EBITDA number will be $21.3 million. Those are each increases of 15% year over year.   Second, the company has inked an ad deal with Microsoft Bing that will help diversify its revenue. Last year, Google ads were responsible for a substantial part of the company ' s monetization. It accounted for 68% of total revenue, up from about 50% in 2021, and nearly all of that was ad revenue (only a tiny portion was from Google Domains for the domain business). This dependency seems like a significant risk factor for the company, so adding Bing will help.   Finally, the company announced board changes. M

The Benefits of Using the .icu Domain Extension for Your Online Portfolio - NiceNIC.NET

  .ICU  Domain Registration  $4.99  with ICANN Accredited Registrar  NiceNIC.NET When it comes to building your online portfolio, choosing the right domain name can be a game-changer. The .icu domain extension has become a popular choice for online portfolios because of its unique features, and global appeal. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of using the .icu domain name for your online portfolio. 1.Builds Curiosity Among Potential Clients   The   .icu domain   extension has a unique sound to it that piques curiosity and interest among potential clients. It stands out in a sea of other domain extensions, and a unique and memorable domain name can be a valuable tool in attracting new clients. 2.Give Global Reach The .icu domain name is a globally recognized domain extension. It has a broad appeal that can connect you with clients and audiences from all over the world. It's a great option if you want to expand your business or showcase your work to an international audie

16 more end user domain name sales - NiceNIC.NET

  A car dealer, a roofing company, and a load testing service bought   domain names .   Sedo had a handful of low five figure domain sales this past week. The top sales I could definitively tie to end users came in at $10,000.   Here ' s a list of end user domain name sales that just completed at Sedo. You can view previous lists like this here. $10,000   -   This domain links to ClientCircle, owned by Rocket Referrals, helps insurance agents grow and manage their businesses. $10,000   -   Patriot Motors owns five car dealerships in the upper Midwest. $8,500   -   Nu Look Home Design is a roofing company that realized its name failed the radio test. This domain forwards to $7,900   -   Blindata sells ERP software for window blind manufacturers. It doesn ' t look like it owns   SmartGold .com $7,500   -   SmartGold helps people invest their IRAs in pre