Neustar : 2017 had a “brilliant start” for domain .brands

Neustar is sharing a mid-year review of dot .brands, gTLDs owned by corporations to promote their products and services. According to the report: “[…] there’s also been a greater than 23 percent increase in the number of .brands with more than 20 domain names registered – showing that there is growth at the upper end […]

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Bright.md : Medical startup secures millions of dollars in funding on a ccTLD

Start up Bright.md secured $8 million dollars in Series B funding round led by B Capital Group. Based in Portland, Oregon, Bright.md provides software automating care and communications between physicians and patients. “Bright.md’s SmartExam acts as a virtual physician’s assistant – think of it as the best automated medical resident ever – that enables primary […]

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Fidgetium spinners : How domain brands are made

The new market of “fidget toys” has yet to peak; the spinning fidget widgets are used to occupy one’s idle hands, and perhaps entertain. Generic phrases such as FidgetToys.com or FidgetSpinners.com are long gone, so how would one go about joining the “fidget” mania crowd? By inventing a new brand, of course. Fidgetium, and its […]

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Frank Schilling : Branding will develop an entirely new meaning

Uniregistry founder, Frank Schilling, was quoted today in an article about brands, new gTLDs and Generation Z’ers. The Entrepreneur article is titled “4 Ways Gen Z Will Change Company Culture” and Frank Schilling’s statement is about freelancers and domain brands. Said Frank: “Freelancers have a once-in-a-generation opportunity before them to buy domain names in new […]

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We Are Registry : Donuts rolls out new .WAR gTLD

With a new global war imminent, there’s never been a better time for dot .WAR, a new gTLD from Donuts. Citing thousands of years of human conflict, the dot .WAR gTLD embraces one of the world’s unstoppable forces, mindless fighting. “Everyone talks smack and wants to start a war, with their spouse, their neighbor, the […]

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Neustar : New “Stats Hub” provides valuable insight on gTLD .brands

Neustar released a new tool called “Stats Hub” that analyzes the expansion of gTLD .brands. What is a .brand? According to the MakeWay.World platform that now incorporates Stats Hub: “A .brand is a Top-Level Domain (TLD)  like .com or .org, but it’s your brand name to the right of the dot, and you own the […]

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Sedo introduces Domain Brand Protection service with monthly reports

Sedo is introducing a Domain Brand Protection service, complementing its existing range of domain-related services. The Domain Protection Service presents itself as follows: “The release of hundreds of new domain extensions and the increasing complexity of international markets make it harder than ever to monitor and protect your company’s brand online.” The new Sedo service […]

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Frank Schilling and how search engines are killing “clever URLs”

A balanced article on new gTLDs at The Atlantic is tapping Frank Schilling’s feedback, among that of other domain investors. Titled, “How Search Engines Are Killing Clever URLs,” the article focuses on the current state of affairs regarding the adoption of new gTLDs by the general public. Cyrus Namazi, an executive technocrat at ICANN, acknowledges […]

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PureSnax gives up short .com domain for longer, international variant

A lot of domain investors believe that shorter is better, when it comes to domain names. But is this true? Longer, descriptive or so-called “long tail” domains can assist with establishing SEO benefits for the terms. In an odd move, PureSnax International, a food and healthy snacks company, has made the decision to change its […]

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Verisign Thanksgiving shocker : Rights to .turkey gTLD acquired for eight figures!

Verisign, managers of .com and .net top level domains, has acquired the rights to dot .turkey as well. .Turkey, a new generic top level domain about Thanksgiving, is aimed at American and Canadian domain investors, primarily. “Spending more than $100 million for a .turkey gTLD might seem extraordinary for some, but to us is a […]

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Domain rebranding shocker : GoDaddy moves to Go.com !

GoDaddy announced that effective December 1st, they are moving away from the all-familiar brand at GoDaddy.com. Citing the need for a domain franchise reboot, the biggest registrar in the world is bidding GoDaddy.com farewell. “It’s only natural that we’d use a real short, generic domain name, and moving to Go.com is the perfect evolution for […]

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Mike Mann domain brands : Applying for .Mann was an important decision

Domain investor and serial entrepreneur, Mike Mann, has been busy at the end of the summer. Setting aside for a while his favorite instruments, drums and bongos, the domainer percussionist unveiled his latest passion. “Any Mann can emulate my success with .com domains, and many have tried to mimic or even clone my secret sauce,” […]

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