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February 22, 2019 10:15

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Marketing campaign for .CO #domains won two Summit International Awards

Big news from Down Under and dot .CO domains. The Australian integrated marketing campaign for .CO domain names,  has been recognized with two prizes in the 2018 Summit International Awards. Encompassing digital, social, out of home and more, the .CO campaign resulted in increased sales, as well as increased consumer engagement and awareness. The two […]

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#Lime Scooters : A $2 billion valuation company running on a #domain hack!

Lime is a two year old scooter company that has secured $400 million dollars in investments, on a $2 billion valuation that excludes the fresh cash. Electric scooters have been getting a lot of global adoption, as they are more compact than electric bikes and portable. Many domain investors go gaga about generic dictionary words […]

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Prestige Limousine : How generic #domains can hurt your company’s reputation

Generic domains can help a company’s effectiveness in reaching out to consumers, but it usually takes years to do so. Take for example Apple.com – this generic keyword is used as an arbitrary mark, a word or image that already exists, but it has nothing to do with the business that uses it. It took […]

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Nominet to charge brands for no-name Whois access

Nominet has become the second major registry to announce that trademark lawyers will have to pay for Whois after the EU General Data Protection Regulation comes into effect next month. The company said late last week that it will offer the intellectual property community two tiers of Whois access. First, they can pay for a […]

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#Mobile phone manufacturer #OnePlus just moved from the .net to the .com

OnePlus, a global manufacturer of mobile phones, has just upgraded its domain name, moving from the .net to the .com. After five years of using the domain OnePlus.net, the company announced the much anticipated upgrade to OnePlus.com yesterday: “Nearly five years later, we’re proud to announce that we’re moving our official site from .net to […]

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Mr.Green : Gambling company files UDRP against ultimate domain brand

Mr Green Ltd., an online gambling and sportsbook activities company, established its brand 10 years ago. Operating from the domain MrGreen.com, the Malta-based corporation is publicly traded. The parent company, Mr Green & Co AB, is based in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm’s main list. Mr Green Ltd. appears to have filed […]

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.Boston Domain Extension Off To Slow Start With Just 170 Domains Registered in Sunrise

Today we received a Press release proudly announcing that over 150 Brands registered a .Boston new gTLD domain in the Sunrise period which was opened to trademark holders and certain rights holders in Boston. The PR has a subtitle “Strong pace with .BOSTON domains! – More than 150 brands getting ready with their .BOSTON web […]

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What’s In A Name When Your Social Media Handle Is Hijacked? Dying May Not Be As We Imagine It Will Be

These 7 Forces Are Changing the World at an Extraordinary Rate; Silicon Valley’s Next Bet Is To Augment Your Brain; David Sacks: Cryptocurrency fulfills the ‘original vision’ we tried to… ‘Airbnb for boats’ startup Boatsetter buys competitor Boatbound; SyncCrypt Ransomware Hides Inside JPG Files, Appends .KK Extension; Amazon’s private label business is booming thanks to […]

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End-users : Is your dream domain taken?

If you have a dream domain, the odds of it been taken already, are quite high. Most .com domains that are words existing in a formal English dictionary are long gone, and so are two word .com composites with a positive, brandable meaning. That leaves non-domainers, often known as “end users,” with a difficult task […]

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Needs Better Name: These Rolled Ice Cream Tacos Are LA’s Hottest New Summer Treat

TV advertising is slipping and it can’t blame the economy this time; Is WordPress Ready to Be an Enterprise-Grade CMS? Airbnb VP talks about AI’s profound impact on results; The “Cure” for the Workaholic; Life-Saving Drones Can Beat Ambulances to Heart Attack Victims; Verizon to incur $500 million in pre-tax costs from Yahoo deal; How […]

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