Bill Sweetman from NameNinja has released a handy little guide to domain name pricing for startups. While the guide is aimed at businesses starting out, the information around domain name pricing is applicable to anyone who wants to either "upgrade" their online brand or launch a new one. The guide focusses primarily on .com domain names, but also mentions both ccTLDs, … [Read more...] about How Much Should Startups Budget for a Decent Domain Name?
Brands and Domains is a domain event that focuses on brand owners and how they are using or potentially could use top level domains. And in this context when we say "top level domain" what we mean is the likes of Sony running the .sony TLD. The event is scheduled to be held in The Hague (Netherlands) from 1 - 3 October 2017. To get a taste of the event you can peruse the … [Read more...] about Brands and Domains Early Bird Tickets go on Sale
The US Republican party (GOP) , which currently dominates both houses, as well as controlling the White House, has a rather "different" 404 page. (They also have their own TLD .gop) A 404 page is one that a web server, such as Apache or IIS, displays when you click on a link to a non-existent page on a site or simply make a typo when putting the page address in to the … [Read more...] about US Republican Party’s 404 Page Takes Swipe at Clinton
ICANN and a couple of other organisations are taking advantage of venue chosen for the 2017 GDD Summit. ICANN will be holding a "DNS Symposium" in the Hotel NH Collection Madrid Eurobuilding in Madrid on Saturday 13th May. It's the first time that ICANN organises this type of event. The focus of the event will be the technical types and it is being organised by office of … [Read more...] about ICANN to Hold DNS Symposium in Madrid in May
Fora, which is run by the same people as "The Journal", published a piece over the weekend on Irish companies and domains. It's not often that the Irish media, either online or offline, covers domains, so it's worth a quick read. The piece talks about how the guy behind IT.ie paid over €10k to acquire the domain in the short domain auction earlier this year. IEDR have not … [Read more...] about Irish Media Covers Domain Sales