Article category: Domain names

Local search - local domain: the perfect match!

by Meg - 10.06.2015

We’ve always been a firm believer in the power of a local domain name and the dotBerlin registry is testimony to this. The registries that provide .HAMBURG & .BERLIN have written a post for our readers and using dotBerlin as an example, they’ve proved that a website with a local domain will get a boost in Google.

.DESIGN is the iconic domain for designers! The King tells us why...

by Meg - 28.05.2015

Top Level Design is behind some really cool domains including .DESIGN, .INK, & .WIKI. The .DESIGN domain was in contention but the registry didn't bail out and it won. It was a hotly contested new domain with 7 other applicants vying for it. Raymond King, TLD CEO, explains why it was worth the fight!

“Your domain name is not available.” Aaaargh, now what?

by Meg - 13.05.2015

It’s frustrating when you’re searching for a domain name and it’s taken. Curious, you check out the website only to find your precious domain name is parked, or it’s up for sale at an extortionate price. Here’s some invaluable advice from Daniel, our CSO. Seven years in the domain industry, his knowledge knows no bounds...

EuroDNS talks new gTLDs with Statton Hammock from Rightside

by Meg - 30.04.2015

Rightside Registry is one of the leading top level domain registries. Its portfolio has over 30 new domain extensions, and includes some of the most desirable new domains launched, including .NINJA, .ENGINEER, .ROCKS, .CONSULTING. I’m chatting with Statton Hammock, Rightside’s VP of Business & Legal Affairs, about why Rightside rocks the new gTLDs

SSL certificates verify your website & secure your online transactions

by Meg - 26.03.2015

An SSL certificate is a digital endorsement of the identity of your website, the same way your passport proves who you are. Your website will display a padlock icon, followed by HTTPS at the start of your URL. Users will know immediately that they can enter sensitive information in a secure environment.

Kick-ass ways to spice up the new domain extensions!

by Meg - 17.03.2015

Domain hacks were used to play the system. When trying to find a good .COM domain name became a pain, a domain hack was a cool alternative. Originally, using country code domain extensions, they brought more choice whilst at the same time, creating fun names such as virg.in, ma.tt, goo.gl, and will.i.am.