This month’s selection of New Domain Ninjas is a series of websites and businesses that are as diverse as they are inspiring. From a whimsical online store for handcrafted goods to a site that reviews film trailers, these Name.com customers are finding new and inspiring ways to share their content online.
How to redirect a custom domain to your Etsy shop
Etsy is an awesome way for sellers around the world to sell their custom goods to an eager audience of buyers. But marketing your Etsy store can be difficult without a simple way to direct your customers to your web store. An easy solution for this problem is forwarding a custom domain name to your Etsy store. The process is much simpler than it sounds and is a quick, affordable way to give your Etsy store a more professional look.
Why custom email is a must in the light of increased DMARC adoption
If you regularly send outbound emails to website visitors or customers, a recent increase in the adoption of DMARC could seriously affect your sends if you are not using a custom email address. Increasing numbers of email service and email marketing providers are cracking down on the use of generic email addresses in an attempt to protect receivers from phishing and spam. Although DMARC adoption is good news for email receivers, it can be bad news for email marketers who are not using a custom email address.
Bottoms Rupp | Two great deals for sellers everywhere
Are you currently selling your home? A car? Your old Ty Beanie Babies that you decided to finally stop hoarding? Then you’ll want to stop by Thursday’s Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour sale for an amazing deal on two domains that can take your online sales to the next level.
Unbounce CTA recap: pub crawls, juice, and panels galore
We spent two beautiful days in Vancouver early last week at the Unbounce CTA Conference, which was jam packed with influential speakers and interesting topics. Marketers from all over the world swarmed the Name.com booth first thing Monday morning to take advantage of the free domains, swag, and wealth of knowledge we offered about New Domains. Our Project Refresh completely rejuvenated attendees’ mindsight on how to use New Domains to their advantages.
5 reasons why .IO is a powerful domain choice
It’s rare now to come across someone who has not at least heard of the .IO domain name—the extension that originally served as a ccTLD for the British Indian Ocean Territory took off several years ago among web innovators and remains a popular domain choice for startups and tech companies.
If you’re considering registering your own .IO domain name, but still have some hesitations, check out this list of reasons why .IO could be an excellent domain choice for building your web presence.
How to set up a branded short URL with Buffer
If you use Buffer to schedule your social media posts, you’ve probably noticed that the URLs that you share are shortened to something like “buff.er/tktk” or “bit.ly/tktk.” Have you ever wondered if you could have your very own shortened URL that uses your personal or business brand name? Well, it’s something that you can easily set up to use in your branding efforts on social media. We’ve created a simple guide to help you setup your own custom short URL on Buffer.
What’s the difference between HTTP and HTTPS?
You may have noticed during your various online escapades that the ever familiar HTTP in front of a domain name occasionally turns into the less familiar HTTPS. Depending on your browser, this may also be accompanied by a color change in the address bar to green, a lock symbol, or other signs that make the URL field look different from what you’re used to. What does it mean? Does it really make a difference?
Bottoms Rupp | One of our biggest $0.99 deals yet
If you’re familiar with our Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour sale, you know that $0.99 deals are not all that uncommon. But this week, we’re offering one of our steepest discounts yet. Don’t miss this week’s Bottoms Rupp sale, where you’ll be able to save a whopping $59 on registration of this domain.
5 things to look for in a quality web host
Hosting is a necessity for anyone who wants to create a website and build their online presence. But many shoppers find themselves at a loss when it comes to choosing a reliable web host and determining which hosting plans are suitable for your needs. Luckily, there are a few basic questions you can ask that can help you choose a web host that is right for you.