SEO-For-Lawyers on the importance of .attorney names for marketing

Luke Ciciliano did a post for Seo-for-lawyers.com on why he thinks .attorney and .lawyer will hold significance for lawyers in their marketing efforts. In the article he references a Dallas related name being used and showing in the search results, he also mentioned some lawyers he spoke with did not see the point of the new law related domains and did not want to bother with them, until they … [Read more...]

This Weeks “Black Friday” Domain Count: .Com 559; .Net 60; .Blackfriday 16

A week from today actually marks the day know as "Black Friday" which is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States which traditionally is one of the busiest shopping days in the US. Like much else in life when retailers got a good thing, they try to extend it and maximize it. Now a full week before Black Friday, sites like Amazon.com is rolling out their Black Friday sales. Amazon … [Read more...]

Uniregistry: No Reserved Or Collision Domains Held Back Except For Single Characters

              We just received this from Uniregistry which is launching .Click on November 25th. Pricing for a .Click domain will be $6.88 or less at retail. "We will no longer have a registry reserved list at the time of launch for any domain name beyond single-characters. If your registrar has been accepting pre-registrations, … [Read more...]

.Music LLC CPE Reconsideration Request Denied

.Music LLC sought reconsideration for Community Priority Evaluation in an effort to be given priority over others who are interested in running .music. .Music LLC believed that when their application was looked at that the panel failed to comply with already established ICANN policies.  The board governance committee denied the reconsideration request. From the report released by ICANN The … [Read more...]

1st Day New gTLD Totals: .Top 10,298; .Quebec 4,902: .ENGINEER 523

We have numbers for the three new gTLD's that launched this week. .Top which launched on the November 18th has according to ntldstats.com 10,298 domains registered. The registry for .Top is "Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology Co.,Ltd." which is also the backend for the extension and is also a  domain name registrar Out of the 10,298 domain names registered, Jiangsu registered … [Read more...]

Aruba.It Formally Announces It Acquired .Cloud Beating Out Google & Amazon

                                    10 days ago we told you at TheDomains.com that Aruba S.p.A. (www.aruba.it) beat out Amazon, Google and Donuts to win the new gTLD .Cloud Today the company finally put out a press release: "Aruba wins … [Read more...]

Godaddy Becomes 1st Domain Registrar To Top 500,000 New gTLD Registrations

According to ntldstats.com, Godaddy.com has become the first domain name registration to have registered more than 500,000 domain names. Godaddy has 500,091 new gTLD domain names under registration, 100,000 more than the second closest domain registrar, Network Solution which topped the 400,000 domain mark although around 377K of the 400,000 Network Solutions domain names were given to … [Read more...]