Article category: New gTLDs

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.

The DOs & DON’Ts of a winning new domain registration

by Meg - 11.11.2014

The introduction of hundreds of new domain extensions means we can register keyword extensions that are both descriptive and memorable. They can be industry identifiers, professions, skills, social causes, interests, or geographical locations. Finding your perfect domain name with so many to choose from can be daunting. So stop! Grab a coffee, sit down, and take a look at how to choose and secure your domain name.

EXCLUSIVE: DENIC & dotBERLIN go head to head

by Meg - 12.09.2014

To celebrate the launch of our German website, we’ve lined up executives from the two main players in the German domain industry for an exclusive interview. Introducing Carsten Schiefner from DENIC, the registry behind .DE, the ccTLD for Germany. With over 15 million registrations it's the most popular ccTLD. And we have Dirk Krischenowski from dotBERLIN, the registry behind .BERLIN, the feisty challenger and second most registered new domain extension.

London gets a domain name extension of its very own

by Meg - 22.08.2014

Registering a .LONDON domain name is a shout-out that London is your stomping ground and that you’re a part of this thriving metropolis. The Internet is overcrowded and it’s taking longer for users to find what they want. Searches for local businesses are frustrating and global searches are seemingly endless.  This new extension waves a big red flag to the world saying, “Looking for me? Look no further, I’m in London.”

.HIV domain - wear your digital Red Ribbon with pride

by Meg - 23.07.2014

It’s the world’s first charitable domain name and it’s available to register now. With a simple redirect, every single one of you that registers a .HIV domain will show your support for the global fight against HIV and AIDS. The .HIV domain makes helping easy. Take a look below to read how.