If you know the right questions, then you not only know the right answers but you may also know the outcome. So let me show you how simple it is to figure it out.
So we have 1800 .whatevers coming to market.
Question #1...What happens if they are all a success?
Question #2...What happens if they are fail?
Question #3...What happens when some succeed and some fail?
Question #4...How many will succeed and how many will fail?
Question #5...Which ones will succeed?
Question #6...How long will that success take to be known and achieve?
Question #7...How many of the 7 billion people will go there?
Question #8...How many of the 7 Billion will be confused?
Question #9...How many new .com millionaires will be made by the .counterpart?
Question #10...How much more will a great domain name be worth regardless of extension?
Question #11...How much will it affect the overall landscape of things in the next 12 months?
Question #12...How much will it affect the overall landscape over the next 2 years? 5 Years? 10 Years?
Question #13...Are there any examples already out there that could give insight?
Question #14...What are the other similar examples and how long have they been around?
Question #15...Which of those have been successful?
Question #16...Which of those have failed?
Question #17...How many predicted success at the beigining?
Question #18...How many enjoy success today?
Question #19...Do you know the difference between a successful registry and a successful domain investment?
Question #20...How many NON .com domains have fetched over $1 Million? $750,000? $500,000?
Question #21...How many .com domains have fetched over $1 Million? $750,000? $500,000?
Question #22...What exactly is the NEED, WANT, DESIRE that is actually being demanded by the consumer?
Question #23...What is the NEED, WANT, DESIRE from those wanting to market .whatever and why exactly is the consumer going to respond and embrace?
Question #24...Is 800 synonymous with the phone? Is .com synonymous with the Internet?
Question #25...If .TV can not breakout in some 15 years and .TV seems like a natural extension that would be easily adaptable, why would .whatever have a better shot?
Question #26...If we agree that .mobi has virtually no value after 6-8 years and all signs point south, why would someone RISK building their empire on something that has the power to become a GHOST town?
Question #27...What do folks do when they are confused?
Question #28...What do you do with the unintended email you as a .com owner WILL get when folks make be sending sensitive information?
Question #29...If you are the .com domain owner and you receive constant email addressed wrongly and you are both in the same business would you use that email to benefit and grow your company or pass it on to the .whatever owner?
Question #30...If you are the .whatever registry or the .whatever owner, are you gonna be pissed at the .com owner when he/she negotiate like deuces are wild and they have 4 of them in hand?
Question #31...If you are an end user and you spend $10 million on an advertising campaign and then learn that over 60% of all your efforts are going to the .com owner and his business is thriving and yours is not, what would be your next move?
You guys can ask the other logical questions 32-35.
Have a GREAT Day!