Fwd: Promotion for registration of .africa at 200 KES

Thanks Mark,

And of course if there is public demand, the renewal fee can always be
negotiated downwards.

Thank you

Best Regards

On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 11:46 AM Mark Elkins via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Hi Ali,
>
> The AFRICA renewal fee. I charge R299 for renewals, just over US$22. Its
> that price regardless of whether is was purchased as a Premium or a special
> sale price. Its also the price of a regularly purchased new domain. When we
> started charging for CO.ZA – the price was R200 and that was 20+ years
> ago – so the AFRICA price is not that out of scope. If you are buying
> directly from the Registry – the price is obviously less, but my markup is
> not that high. The XYZ domains were at one time being sold for under US$1 –
> but who honestly can expect that to be the ongoing (renewal) price. The
> current pricing is clearly advertised as being a Sale or special price –
> “Asante Promotion” (Thank you promotion). The practise is also quite common
> in the Domain Name marketing world. Has not .KE also done this at times?
> On 2019/02/06 06:34, Ali Hussein via kictanet wrote:
>
> Barrack
>
> The best thing for .Africa to do is to be transparent on the renewal fee.
> Can you imagine if I’m to make .africa my primary domain name because of
> this offer and the renewal is than 10 times the price of the promotion?
> Best to let folks know so they can make an informed decision.
>
> Regards
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> On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 1:44 PM Barrack Otieno via kictanet <
> kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:
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>> Listers,
>>
>> There is an offer for .Africa Domains for Kes 200. This is your chance to
>> take your business beyond the borders. Kindly note that the renewal fee
>> will be different.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> ———- Forwarded message ———
>> From: Afriregister Kenya <admin@afriregister.co.ke>
>> Date: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 4:07 PM
>> Subject: Promotion for registration of .africa at 200 KES
>> To: <otieno.barrack@gmail.com>
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>>
>> <afriregister.co.ke>
>>
>> Dear Client,
>>
>> I hope this email finds you well.
>> We would like to inform you that from February 1st to March 31, 2019,
>> there is a promotion for .africa registration. The price is 200 KES / year
>> for each registration. Please note that the promotion is only for
>> registrations and not renewals and that it is a registration for one year.
>>
>> Link: afriregister.co.ke/
>>
>> Thank You
>> Best regards
>> Afriregister Kenya
>>
>>
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