We asked DotScot, the organisation behind the domain names, why .
scot endings were so expensive.
They told us that it’s down to the economics of scale – there are fewer customers buying these domains (it’s a smaller target market compared to .
uk or .com) so costs end up being higher.
Why is the domain I want so expensive?
Premium domain names are more expensive than other domain names because of what they bring to a website. This positive history means a premium domain name has a higher page ranking in search engines and brings more organic traffic to your website.
Why are some domain registrars more expensive?
The price the customer pays to register the domain is often less than the price the registrar pays the registry for it. They aren’t making money on that registration. It is typically much higher than the registration price. Registrars are well within their rights to change the price this way.
Why is .co more expensive?
The . co domain extension is more expensive than the .com, but they are both very affordable. The reason for the higher price is to deter domain name buyers from purchasing domains with the . co extension in bulk and not using them.
Are domains expensive?
Domain Costs Vary Considerably
But some top level domains are much, much more expensive. For example, do you want to register the TLD . A few domain options are even more expensive. Fittingly, you’ll have to be quite wealthy to buy a .
How do you own a domain name forever?
There are two ways to buy a domain for life. The first way is to buy only the domain. The second way is to buy web-hosting services. Keep your domain name as long as your domain name registrar stays in business.
How much should I pay for a domain?
How Much Is a Domain Name? Registering a new domain generally costs between $10 and $20 a year. Price differences depend on which registrar you use, and what kind of domain you want to register. Different registrars offer different packages, so it’s worth shopping around to find your best fit.