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.QPON? New TLD about to (re)launch

When you roll out a new TLD based on a word, it makes sense to at least keep the spelling right. Dot .QPON got creative, taking the word “coupon” to another level. It makes sense, as Amazon runs the dot .Coupon Registry. The competition from other TLDs does not end there, dot .Coupons is another […]

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For domain makeovers : XYZ trademark application uncovers new gTLDs

Pandemic quarantine moms, rejoice! The XYZ Registry is rolling out not one, but 4 new aesthetic gTLDs in March. Dot .Makeup, along with .Hair, .Skin, and .Beauty, are getting ready to take over the universe of those conscious about their appearance. Many have let their hair grow to Aussie sheep wool length and makeup is […]

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No joke: Dot .CFD stands for “Clothing, Fashion, Design”

New year, new gTLDs and dot .CFD is one of these rare new top level domains that is actually an acronym. Its Registry, ShortDot, is rolling out dot .CFD as “Clothing, Fashion, Design.” It promotes the launch with the hashtag #ClothingFashionDesign. Seriously now: A specialized gTLD for clothing brands, fashion designers, retailers, influencers, bloggers, consumers, […]

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UNR : Official press release on the upcoming auction of 23 gTLDs

UNR, Uni Naming & Registry, is Frank Schilling‘s holding company of the original Uniregistry gTLDs. Yesterday, it announced the upcoming auction of its top level domains. We covered that announcement yesterday, and today UNR—a DomainGang sponsor—sent out a press release: UNR to Make History with Largest Ever Top Level Domain Name Auction Event on April […]

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#Uniregistry : Updated terms of service for gTLD #domain renewals

Uniregistry has updated its terms of service, and gTLD renewals in particular. The changes affect the post-expiration timeline of gTLD domains at Uniregistry, in line with GoDaddy terms and conditions. Uniregistry is a GoDaddy company. Here’s the notice on the update: To better align with GoDaddy and provide a more consistent customer experience, we are […]

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Whoah! Dot .cyou ready to battle it out with .icu

Dot .cyou is a new gTLD currently in sunrise, which invites trademark holders to grab their matching .cyou domains. Short for “see you,” the dot .cyou gTLD is aimed at “generation Z” folks. According to its Registry: “The .cyou domain extension is also well-suited for innovative brands that embrace modern social media and want to […]

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Dot .CLUB : Six years old!

Dot .CLUB is officially six years old, and my, how does time fly! We have made some super memories, visiting with partners, registrants, and friends around the world. We have seen so many super websites and businesses created using a .CLUB domain. Seeing the passion, creativity, and innovation behind so many .CLUB communities is the […]

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#Domain sightings : #Hunter dot .Direct makes its first appearance alongside a .com

Domain sightings are random encounters with domains in the non-digital realm. These are domains we see emblazoned on cars, business signs, or products. For ease, we separate them in dot .com sightings, and everything else. This time around we came across a dot .Direct domain in its virginal appearance! The Donuts, Inc. gTLD has 11,763 […]

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#Domain sightings: The Lakeside .Church

Domain sightings are random encounters “in the wild” with domain names. These involve domain names in the physical realm, and not on the Internet. We classify them into two categories: dot .com domain names, and everything else. This time around we came across a dot .Church domain, and not for the first time. Still, domains […]

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Downtime at #eNom reveals a handy TLD, gTLD and ccTLD chart

Domain registrar eNom is having a scheduled downtime for some of its functions currently. In particular, the following activities are offline at the time of this post: Availability Checks Whois Services Domain Purchases Domain Renewals Domain Updates That’s pretty much anything you need to do with managing your domains at eNom! 🙂 But wait, there’s […]

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Terrible #Marketing : One of the #Domain King’s droppings gets re-registered

The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, embraced the registration of meaningful new gTLDs early on in the game. Rick went after gTLD domains where keyword+gTLD formed a pair that made sense. Eventually, the experienced domainer dropped most of these domains, focusing instead on the classic extensions, .com, .net and .org. Terrible.Marketing, one of the Domain King’s […]

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#SpamAssassin and #domains : Which #TLDs are viewed as bad?

If you’re using SpamAssassin to manage your web site’s email traffic, you’re doing it right. Billions of spam emails are being sent out every year, and the proliferation of new gTLDs has given cheap alternatives to legacy TLDs. What are the ones SpamAssassin sees as the most potentially bad? The Spam Assassin rule, KAM_SOMETLD_ARE_BAD_TLD is […]

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