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Uniregistry: All is well, so please verify your email address

Uniregistry sent out an email to its users yesterday, seeking confirmation of the recipient’s email address. While that email did not address the recipients by First+Last name as every valid email from Uniregistry does, the message’s validity was confirmed later. In a follow-up email, the necessity to verify email addresses was explained: You recently received […]

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Poll: Are you using Two-Factor Authentication at your domain registrar?

These days, the use of two-factor authentication – also known as “two step verification” – to access one’s domain registrar account, is a must. Considered one of several methods to lessen potential loss of domains to a cybercriminal, two-factor authentication is utilized currently by several domain registrars. Here are some: GoDaddy offers the ability to […]

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Uniregistry: Who’s running your back end?

Another creative – and hilarious – ad in the Uniregistry campaign was revealed today. The so-called “elevator pitch” ads are framed inside the elevators of the primary expo for ICANN50. The first one, titled “We run Santa’s namespace“, was equally fun to review. ๐Ÿ˜€ Simply brilliant! Clearlyย  making a pun on “back end”, the ad […]

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Uniregistry: We run Santa’s domain namespace

A very creative ad campaign from Uniregistry, the brand new domain registrar and back-end provider, was revealed at ICANN 50 in London. The campaign features two gTLD assets of Uniregistry, dot .Christmas and dot .Gift, with the motto “If we can run Santa’s namespace, we can run yours.” Needless to say, Santa is pointing that […]

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Video: How not to be a domain Ninja !

Name.com is known for its sense of humor, even when someone gets hurt by a swift kick in the gonads. That’s the kind of humor we love, and it involves the multifaceted personality of Jared Ewy – a real life comedian. The latest video from Name.com involves the introduction of dot .Ninja domains, and how […]

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Fabulous: Back to normal, downtime did not affect parking revenue

Top domain registrar, Fabulous.com, was down for a prolonged period of time on Friday; some users were unable to connect to their domain management accounts for more than 4 hours. In the end, the Fabulous.com web site and account portal were restored and access appears to be normal, even faster than before. Fabulous support issued […]

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Domain Registrars: End of year update on phone support rankings

Six months ago we ran a “phone support test” on US-based domain registrars, to help determine their responsiveness to customer phonecalls. It’s now time for an update to gauge the efficiency of domain registrars when it comes down to providing support over the good old phone line. The results might surprise some folks, as much […]

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Friends don’t let friends use GoDaddy!

A brand new commercial by Name.com – one of the top three domain registrars in phone support responsiveness – is taking a jab at GoDaddy’s acquisition of web hosting company, Media Temple. Titled “GoDaddy bought Media Temple: The More You Know”, the 19 second video ends with the punchline: “And remember: Friends don’t let friends […]

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Name.com shifts the customer support paradigm on weekends and holidays

Ahhh, it’s great having had an extended weekend! More relaxation time, more drinks with friends and family – and hopefully, more domain sales. What about the registrar people that make sure your domains are safe, and that the baddies are taken offline? Go no further than Name.com, one of the top 3 domain registrars in […]

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POLL: How secure do you feel at your Domain Registrar?

It doesn’t matter if you own one domain or 100,000 domain names: security is important. There are hundreds of ICANN accredited domain registrars, each one claiming to offer 100% security regarding unauthorized access. Several hacking incidents show a different picture, and apparently there is no such thing as an 100% secure domain registrar. Today’s poll […]

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Domain Registrars: How fast do they answer their Tech Support phones?

If you’re old school like we are, you probably want to talk to a human on the phone instead of chit-chatting in a pop-up window. Domain registrars that value their services provide fast and efficient phone support. Today, we took 9 US-based domain registrars to the ultimate phone test. ๐Ÿ™‚ The testing process: after locating […]

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