BLOG. – 10,000 Domains and Gaining Momentum at 1 Year Anniversary

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; February 24, 2015 Registry celebrated its 1 year anniversary by announcing more than 10,000 domains have been registered – more than most ICANN new gTLDs – and demand is accelerating.

“Momentum began building in December when Registry had more domain registrations and revenue than any month since launch. Most encouraging is the quality of the websites going live on”, said Ken Hansen, CEO, LLC.

Countries with existing third-level domain extensions (e.g., have generated the strongest demand for In fact, 40% of all registrations have come from companies and organizations located in the UK where there are 7MM+ domains. Many companies are using their domain rather than their country code top-level domain to better reach potential outside of their borders.

Following are some of the highlights from the past year:

Sunrise Period for Trademark Holders. Architelos Partnership. Registry announces the start of Sunrise Period during which trademark holder can register domain, and partnership with Architelos LLC,  use of NameSentry service to monitor phishing, pharming, spamming and malware. Read more.

Landrush Begins. Premium Domains Released. Registry releases tens of thousands of premium names to get domains to encourage adoption and development. Read more. General Availability Begins with 200+ accredited Registrars. launches with 200+ registrars become accredited to sell domain names. Read more.

Sedo and CentralNic Announce on MLS. – Sedo announces premium domain first extension available under a Sedo MLS partnership with CentralNic. Read More. Sells for $25K, Makes Top 10 Sales on DNJournal. sells for $25K and makes DNJournal’s top ten sales, coming in at #4. Read More. City Domain Auction Nets $22K. partners with NameJet to conduct an auction of popular city domains. The auction nets $22K in sales. Read More.

Legal Brand Marketing Acquires Legal Domains.  Braden Pollock’s Legal Brand Marketing acquires 14 legal themed premium domains for development. Read More.

Those interested in registering a domain name, or in premium names can learn more, and find a registrar at

About LLC – The LLC domain registry offers businesses short and memorable domain names ending in the popular .com extension. domain names are available through a worldwide distribution network of domain name registrars and resellers.

Ken Hansen
+1(513) 580-4222