It has been years in the making but the new domain extensions are finally here!
The domains will be launching at a furious pace and will be released in batches. Domains like .CLOTHING, .BIKE and .VENTURES will be available next week while other new domain extensions like .BLOG, .APP and .WEB are being released soon!
With over 1300 new domain extensions launching in a span of two to three years, businesses and brand owners need to prepare and …Continue Reading →
Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder Cybele Negris’ new article on is now available on Business in Vancouver. In this article, she talks about the different scams that attempt to steal your domain names – particularly branded domains – away from you. In this article, Cybele talks about ways to protect yourself from these types of scams.
A few weeks ago, we published a blog on how to determine if a website is a fake, fraud or a scam. The blog was informative, with great content and advice; and we felt that it deserved a follow up post. This follow up post comes from the perspective of a business, rather than the the online shopper.
Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder, Cybele Negris’ new article on Business in Vancouver is out and talks about some best practices to keep your mobile device secure. Mobile phones have become a significant part of our lives. Here are a few tips on how to reinforce the security of your mobile device:
As a sponsor of the 2013 BCIC-New Ventures competition, we would like to congratulate all the winners of this year’s competition. These companies
Webnames.ca has been a sponsor for the competition for a number of years and as a member of the local technology community, supporting innovation and local start-up companies is very important to us. On September 25th, 2013, the winners of the 2013 …Continue Reading →
If you are running any business, you need a website. According to The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (the registry for the .ca domain name), 8 out of 10 Canadians have internet access. If you depend solely on traditional mediums (yellow pages, newspaper, radio and television) to drive awareness of your company, …Continue Reading →
Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder Cybele Negris’ new article, “Online Tools and Resources to Help Owners of Small Businesses Know What They Don’t Know” is now available on Business in Vancouver. In this article, she talks about different resources entrepreneurs and small businesses can use to grow their business. While there is a large number of resources available for small businesses, most owners don’t know that these exist. …Continue Reading →
Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder Cybele Negris’ new article, “5 Social MediaTools That Can Save You and Your Business Time” is now available on Business in Vancouver. In this article, she talks about tools that can increase productivity and save time for small business owners. Small business owners and executives are on tight schedules, making it difficult to interact with colleagues and your customer base. With the growing significance and functionalities of different social media tools, …Continue Reading →
On Tuesday, June 25, Brooke Oberwetter, Associate Manager, Policy Communications at Facebook will be speaking at the Vancouver Board of Trade for ‘Facebook: How to Drive Revenue’ event and Webnames.ca is proud to be a media sponsor. With more than one billion users worldwide, Facebook presents an enormous opportunity for businesses to reach …Continue Reading →
Webnames.ca President and Co-Founder Cybele Negris’ new article “Brand and Trademark Protection Has Become Increasingly Complex in Today’s Digital World” is now available on the Business in Vancouver magazine. In this article, she talks about what business owners and executives need to know about protecting your brand and trademark with the launch of the new domain extensions and the trademark clearinghouse.
With the arrival of social media, brand protection becomes even more complicated. Even if …Continue Reading →
As a sponsor of the +/0+/, Webnames.ca would like to congratulate all the companies who have qualified for Rounds 2.5 and 3 of the competition.
Rounds 2, called the Feasibility Test, ended on May 9th. Competitors in this round were required to submit a five-page response to specific questions about their business idea. Judges chose the 15 best ideas to advance to Round 3 and another 27 companies to progress to Round 2.5. Round 2.5 will pair the competitors with a mentor to prepare a presentation before a panel of judges.
The next step for the remaining companies will be to pair up with a mentor to help them expand their ideas into a condensed business plan – an eight-page response to specific questions.
The 15 companies advancing to Round 3 are: /=0/=
The 27 companies advancing to Round 2.5 are: /=1/=
Webnames.ca congratulates all the companies progressing to Round 2.5 and 3 and wish them all the best of luck!
For more information on the BCIC New Ventures Competition, visit their website at +/1+/. …Continue Reading →
Webnames.ca President and Co-founder Cybele Negris’ new article titled “Business technology travel checklist to keep you connected on the road” is out and available on the Business in Vancouver magazine. In this article, she talks about what business owners and executives need to know before embarking on a business trip abroad.
Business leaders need to travel for business at one time or another and it is important to stay connected during those trips. With the different rules and …Continue Reading →