On it's first day of general availability, the new .Expert domain saw over 7,000 new registrations, breaking into the top 25 of the new gTLD's.
The registrars leading the charge on .Expert including Network Solutions with over 1,700 registrations, 1&1 Internet AG with nearly 1500, United Domains (a subsidiary of 1&1 Internet) also had nearly 1500, Godaddy had nearly 700 and Register.com just over 500.
Important to note here that the .Expert domain extension already had well over 2,000 registrations before actually entering general availability.
.Expert is being positioned by many as an alternative to .Guru, which seen over 56,000 of the gTLDs registered to date. The .Expert extension is being sold for approcimately $70 U.S. by most registrars (prices vary).
There are now over 765,000 new gTLD domain names registered.