Registry operatory dotCEO TLD announced today it has entered its 30-day Sunrise period and issued another video to celebrate the occasion (which appears below)
.CEO, is being marketed to brand leaders, in a partnership with dotCEO parent company PeopleBrowsr Inc.
Jodee Rich, CEO of dotCEO TLD said: “The Internet is evolving from the days of dotCom to the many colors and flavors of new Top Level Domains. Instead of viewing domains as “addresses”, people will embrace domains as online “Identities”.
The industry is about to undergo enormous growth. 270 million domains will increase to over one billion in the next few years. dotCEO will popularize professional identities.”
Trademark holders can register dotCEO domains via recommended Sunrise partners Mark Monitor, Gandi.net, IP Mirror, 101 Domain, Minds + Machines, Safenames, BB Online UK, Lexsynergy, DomainInfo, Name.com, Mailclub, Momentous, CSC Global, Directi, GMO Internet and COREhub.
The dotCEO Landrush Period will be open to the public and commence March 17.
Contested applications submitted during this period will be subject to auction.
The General Availability phase will commence March 28, 2014.
going by their other TLD’s i betcha they were going for the standard short 3-4 character thing at the time.
i like .kitchen better
geez, way to play on people’s egos..lol
whenever an attractive female talks to me at a bar or a random bus stop i always start off with.
you know, im a model.. and important. now i can cement this even further with a .ceo business card..
Um… “The new Internet for leaders?” Overachievers? True leaders don’t need to tell others they are leaders. Doing so makes them look like they lack confidence and are insecure. And overachievers are too busy to worry about such trivial things that only satisfy the ego. Only those who are neither, but want to make themselves look good to others, will register this. Which may mean there could be a huge amount of registrations for this gTLD, since there are so many of that type of wannabe “CEO” out there.
Ryan Jenkins says
Wow, someone missed the mark really bad with this one. Looks like an inside marketing campaign done by someone from HR.
So you are going to have the CEO emailing their employees from .ceo, letting each and everyone of them know they are peon’s compared to them. Kind of goes against the corporate team culture of using firstname.lastname@example.org.
They might as well charge $100K per registration, that is the only way they will ever be profitable.
Domo Sapiens says
The email addresses are going to be Awkward…
And that goes for literally for most of the New gTLDs
the current protocol it’s a killer.
lol what? dude you can taste bitterness in every one of your posts. the protocol has changed… maybe do some sort of “rain dance” and make it all go away.
how long before domainers finally admit, fine…… shits changed and i cant do anything about it.
@ontheinterweb….many domainers don’t want shit to change, sure but the guys pushing the new gtlds can’t dictate change. all they can do is put the opportunity for change out there. if its embraced, then shit changes. if not then it doesn’t and becomes but a footnote.
i dont think any 1 person or 10 people have much of a chance at dictating change towards the DNS either.
but when this many people (registries, TLD’s) at once are trying dictate change it becomes more and more likely its going to happen.
in the big picture its irrelevant how many gTLD will not meet their goals, etc.. its a bunch of army ants pushing forward.. some may “die” or become irrelevant in the process but it feeds the awareness beast.
Raymond Hackney says
Well everything has already changed, just about every major publication in the US and many in Europe, Asia and Australia have covered these new gtlds, they are out there and being registered. The key will be how much change they actually affect.
.CEO is just over the top imo, I agree with Grim it is saying I am not that confident in myself so I have this big car, I mean business card with my .CEO address to make up for what I believe are my shortcomings.
Domo Sapiens says
and somewhere in the middle of nowhere inside a corner Internet cafe it seats a faceless psychopath troll
“Survey: Internet Trolls are Sadists”
the truth hurts does it?
I believe in what I write, I have thoughts of my own (right or wrong) I have the right to my own opinion… and best of all I don’t have to kiss noone arse (the favorite sport of many domainers that missed the dot com boat and bloggers that prostitute their thoughts for a little bit of traffic)…
Most of everything that the old timers expected to happen in regards to the New gTLDs is starting to unfold (but worse)…
nobody is wishing any bad, or has hate like some one else stated in another thread… but if anyone is going to talk Bull crap about DOT COM domains the Almighty KING now and forever you better expect some resistance (We have History on our side)
My name is in my signature.
13 years buying and selling dot coms…
.CEO, just like hemorrhoids… pretty soon EVERY @hole will get one!
hmm well, the middle of nowhere seated inside a corner internet cafe…. im in downtown san diego.. but alright. really, what is the “worse” that old timers expected about gTLD’s? …at the same time not wishing any bad or hate, etc…. 😉
you point out everytime a new gTLD registry is using a DOT COM. OMG! what the heck are they supposed to be using, brah? maybe they arnt protesting against .com like a lot of the old schoolers are doing.. maybe a lot of these registries know they’re selling hype.
its alright, i still occasionally drink Mountain Dew even though i remember them commercials from the 90’s where they’d be skydiving off a cliff drinking Mt. Dew… hype sells or at least its ridiculous enough to make you remember it.
hype in this much quality gets attention. thats one of the reasons people still stick to .COM these days because it has had attention. saying people “trust” it is a short way of putting it…
@@Ryan – they must have redeemed a discount coupon for video production? Yikes, even the preschooler final logo contradicts about everything CEO should look like. Cutesy squiggly (badly drawn) cartoons were a bad choice for sure.
Denise King says
nobody is wishing any bad, or has hate like some one else stated in another thread…
Rick Schwartz is wishing gtlds bad results and hates them because nobody asked the domainking.ceo for his blessing.