The .SHOP gTLD: The perfect domain for e-commerce


Whether you’re want to be the next Amazon or pioneer something completely new, the online world is a competitive landscape. From big box brands to niche e-commerce sites, having the right product isn’t enough; you’ve got to be found. Aside from the benefits of SEO and optimizing your page to attract local customers, it needs to have a name that pop.

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The .BLOG Domain: One of the biggest new domains is coming soon

The .BLOG domain is launching soon and it’s perfect for all creatives, writers, businesses and thought-leaders.


Blogging has grown from being simple online diaries into powerful content that fuels businesses all over the world. From articles and infographics to webinars and podcasts, blogs have become the bridge that connects businesses and customers online.

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The .SHOP domain is now available & it’s perfect for e-commerce

For e-commerce businesses, a domain name is a pretty big deal. It’s an important part of your business because it’s how customers find your store online. But we also know finding the right domain can be challenging with all the new gTLDs now available. As a consumer, it’s easier to fall into the normal naming scheme of things and opt to go with a familiar domain.

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The $135 million .WEB auction and its impact on businesses, worldwide

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On July 27, one of the most highly sought after new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) extension was sold for a record-breaking $135 million in an auction.

With Alphabet (Google), Donuts Inc. and upstart Nu Dot Co LLC, competing against each other, the winning bid was produced by Nu Dot Co LLC. Backed by Verisign – the registry for .COM and .NET – Nu Dot Co beat out the both Alphabet’s and Donuts’ massive coffers, combined.

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.CA domain names are on sale!

15th Anniversary - .CA Sale

This year, we’re celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the .CA hand-off from the University of British Columbia to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). From 1987 to 2000, co-founder John Demco managed the .CA domain from his small office in the University of British Columbia. He and a small group of volunteers processed every single .CA domain registration manually. When it was clear that the .CA had become an integral part of Canadian identity online and demand for it had grown, he knew it was time to transition management of the .CA to a dedicated organization.

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New Domain Extensions: 8 Things Businesses Need to Know

Hundreds of new domain extensions are now available and as a business, what do you need to know? How can these new domains impact your online presence?

Before diving in, a new domain extension or a TLD is the string of letters to the right of the dot. We’re most familiar with the .ca, .com, .net, .info and .org.

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The .NEWS domain launches soon!


.NEWS is launching next week and it’s one of the domains we’re all anticipating to be a big success. It’s going live on July 15, 2015 but if you’re anxious to grab one early, EAP starts on July 8, 2015. When the .NEWS domain extension launches, we think it is going to be one of the most successful domains because everyone can use it. From bloggers and journalists to news and media corporations, .NEWS lets anyone create a domain name.

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