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Topic: Virtual Meeting with WHC.ca & Sibername.ca

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WHC.ca has been in contact and the following WHC.ca representatives

https://dn.ca/userlist.php?username=&show_group=7

Gassan, Emil, Sally will be at a meet.google.com virtual meeting from 1:30 EST to 2:30 EST on Wednesday, December 9th.



We are meeting to discuss how WHC/Sibername and DN.ca can work together to benefit both parties.
It is an open meeting to exchange ideas and to see how we can work together.


Anyone wanting to join please sign up here and we will leave further instructions.

So far...


Emil - CEO @ WHC
Gassan - Sales Manager @ WHC
Sally - Marketing @WHC
Frank - MapleDots @ DN.ca

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Re: Virtual Meeting with WHC.ca & Sibername.ca

Even if you cannot make the meeting please post your views and opinions in this topic and the attendees may be able to discuss it.

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Thanks for doing this @MapleDots. Will this be available to watch later on for those that can’t make it?

The Fab 5:


Do.ca, Of.ca, No.ca, He.ca, Be.ca

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I don't think I can record and post an hour meeting but I can post the minutes of the meeting.

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One of the things I am going to bring up is to see if DN members can get a bit of a break on .ca renewals

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What about transfers? :)

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Is this open to all members or moderators?
I would certainly like to attend but my work schedule is a little “on the fly” currently so it will be very close to the time before I know.

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Re: Virtual Meeting with WHC.ca & Sibername.ca

The meeting is open to all moderators or trusted members.
If we have room it may also be opened to members, I will post the meet link before the date.

Any regular members that would like to participate or post a question can also let me know in topic.

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I am very interested to see if we can get some sort of partnership with sibername.

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Is the Sibername website going to remain and function as is, or will it be merged into WHC and disappear at some point?

Could DN.ca members get a group discount on registrations, renewals, TBR?  Together we could easily be over 10,000 domains I'd guess just in .ca

The Sibername account manager doesn't really condense the domains very well, if you had hundreds of domains it would be hard to scroll through them , compared to sites where each domain is shown on a line like a spreadsheet.

(formerly hugegrowth in my past domainer life)

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I do wish that Siber and MyID closed their auctions at the same time. That way, if you are chasing more than one name you could see how they are playing out as they get close to the end and maybe just focus on one important one...especially if you have a budget you want to stick to.

Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever. - Dylan Lauren

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Can you specify preferred time?

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MapleDots wrote:

Can you specify preferred time?

For me, I don't really care what time the auctions end, just that they end at the same time. The 1 PM EST seems to work well across Canada, but less of a concern for me.

Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever. - Dylan Lauren

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I'm not a fan of them closing at the same time.  Its bad enough sometimes juggling a half dozen auctions on one platform.  I don't want to juggle 2 platforms at the same instant.

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Re: Virtual Meeting with WHC.ca & Sibername.ca

But what about closing the TBR Preorders at some point? Last week the system remained up until 2PM and beyond, and never shut down giving the "TBR Processing" message.

It should shut down at 1:45-1:50 like the rest, as otherwise I have no idea how they're going to add in a 1:59:59 order or bid to a 2PM lightning start. Maybe that "extended opening" caused the "mid-level lull" that resulted in several $35-$100 auctions seemingly being passed over during the processing.

Personally, I am extremely hesitant to use a TBR system that is accepting preorders up to and beyond 2PM. There has to be some processing and server list allocation time, as even speedy MyID halts all TBR preorders at 1:50, thus giving them a full 10 minutes to process order lists and get set.

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Would love for someone from WHC to speak about the difficult/bad user experience is setting TXT records as mentioned in my post in their 'Black Friday' thread

https://dn.ca/viewtopic.php?id=160&p=2

(post #34)

If they want to expand into the domain registrar business, they'll need to make some major improvements

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Spex wrote:

Would love for someone from WHC to speak about the difficult/bad user experience is setting TXT records as mentioned in my post in their 'Black Friday' thread

https://dn.ca/viewtopic.php?id=160&p=2

(post #34)

If they want to expand into the domain registrar business, they'll need to make some major improvements

If you click on the date in your post it will give you a perma link

https://dn.ca/viewtopic.php?pid=1865#p1865

That will take you right to your post.

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Thanks @MapleDots

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Meeting just concluded, wow so many great insights, I will take the time to post some of the minutes of the meeting but I will tell you guys you are in for some treats.

Wholesale to domainers is changing and so is TBR

I learned a lot from the meeting, I will start posting about it soon.

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MapleDots wrote:

Wholesale to domainers is changing and so is TBR

Wow, that's a loaded statement and hopefully you post the details.

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Looking forward to seeing what took place.

The Fab 5:


Do.ca, Of.ca, No.ca, He.ca, Be.ca

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Thanks @MapleDots, can't wait to read all about it.

But what does this mean?

Wholesale to domainers is changing and so is TBR

Who's getting wholesale deals? And are these changes just affecting WHC customers or are they coming from CIRA and will affect everybody?

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WHC is going to work with dn.ca to give us a special deal. I was mentioning nobody had renewal deals and they said they will work on that with us to get us a good deal. In fact I am confident it will be a significant deal for our members.

There will be an announcement coming soon.