Thoughts and Insights

We have been learning a lot whilst building domcomp.
On this blog, we hope to share both technology and domain related thoughts and insights which we hope you will find interesting.

The Last .COMs

We created RandomDotCom as a bit of fun, as a side project. The novelty site which spits out a single unregistered .com domains. It was well liked and recieved plenty of attention on Reddit and Hacker News. Since then, we've been inundated with emails requesting the full list of ...

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Hidden Prices

The domain market can be a strange place where registrars and many, TLDs are endless and prices are murky.

Our aim at domcomp is to promote transparency of domain prices. We empower our users, from your grandma to pro-domainers, with information so they are fully informed and get the best ...

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Domain Statistics Q4 2014

I recently stumbled across this really great infographic. All credits to Verisign (for more infographics, check out their site )

Some of the most striking points

  • The domain industry is still growing (year on year increase, similar for past quarters)
  • New .com registration still dominates the market
  • .tk has a very ...
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Any One-Word Domains Left?

As you guys know, domcomp.com not only performs price comparisons but also has a powerful domain availability check feature. We decided to use this to answer the question of whether there are any single-word domains remaining, during a weekend side-project. The result is RandomDotCom. It's a tiny site ...

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Decisions are hard - or how I learnt to love AB tests

About a month ago, we completely redesigned domcomp’s main page. If you haven’t see the old version, don’t worry, there are screenshots, below. The decision was not taken lightly, we knew that we were messing with what they know and love. At the time, it was very ...

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Christmas Coupons, .net Changes and New Features

Festive Coupons

It's almost Christmas time and domain providers have a ton of coupons. We've just updated coupon details on our main page with new holiday discounts for Dotster, Domain.com, 1&1, GoDaddy and more. Uniregistry is even offering special discount on their .christmas domain :D

merrry christmas!

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