$0.99 .COM/.NET Domains!!!


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They are as rare as a triple rainbow. They are as coveted as having Chuck Norris as your best friend. They are $0.99 .COM/.NET domain names, and they are coming to Name.com. Let’s do this in the kind of large font that screams urgency and excitement:

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Recap of Hack the Dot Hackathon at Galvanize gSchool


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We sponsored the Hack the Dot domain hackathon last night, and it was insanely fun! The way this hackathon worked was 35 coders came and were randomly assigned to 7 teams. The teams were then all told one domain name, and had to come up with funny and functional websites for that name. In this case, the domain was croissant.forsale. The teams came up with ideas for croissant.forsale ranging from Tinder for buying croissants, to a funky croissant workout tool. Ultimately, Tinder for croissants took the win and there will be something up on croissant.forsale showing off their creation within the next few days.

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Discounted Domains are Back for Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour


Five-dollar domains will dominate our two-hour Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour. Today it’s promo code COMMERCE! for discounted domains to help you sell online. Fresh new domain names with ridiculous availability like .MARKET, . FORSALE and .AUCTION for only 5 bucks. And, for the over 100 million German speakers of the world, .HAUS and .KAUFEN are also only 5 DOLLARS during the two hours of Bottoms Rupp.

Go ahead and get a head start by finding the 5-dollar domain you’d like. Simply click below and let the addictive process of discount domain shopping begin:

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The deals will begin at 3pm MST and end two hours later at 5. Simply use promo code COMMERCE! and you’ll save up to 30 (well, $29.99) bucks a domain name. That’s crazy...

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Be more awesome online with our forwarding tools


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If you’re looking for the best tools to be more awesome online, then look no further! We’ve streamlined our forwarding tools to help bring your domain names to life right away. The tools are FREE, and they make it so that you can easily connect your domain to any online presence that you already have. This means that, for example, if you had the domain alex.social, you could work some forwarding magic to make your domain automagically forward to your LinkedIn profile (see this example in action here: alex.social).

What are these tools?

URL Forwarding: this is exactly what we showed in our example above. You can take your domain and make it forward to any destination online. If you have a popular YouTube channel, existing website with a long URL, popular Twitter account, etc...

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Domain Names are Better Than Tacos: Impetus for the Domain Awareness Tour


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We’re traveling the globe and sharing the greatness of domain names. Why? Because domains are amazing. And listen, we’re not some bunch of narcissistic snots all loaded up on how great our stuff is. For years we didn’t share much at all. And then corporate came in and was like, “You guys do know how to make money, right?” and we realized that we were hogging all the goodness. Us and our geek friends were keeping close guard on our divine website magic.

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Squarespace made even easier


Squarespace makes it easy for anyone to build a website. Yet when it comes time to actually connect your Squarespace site to your domain name it can get pretty confusing—it’s like they’re asking you to calculate the surface area of a cube (brace yourself, more geometry jokes and puns are coming). All of the numbers and letters you are presented with can certainly be intimidating. We’ve come up with a solution: Name.com has created an easy DNS template that will help you add those needed records with a few clicks.

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We’ve got a new tool for helping you choose the right products for your website


Choosing the right products and services for your websites can be confusing. What’s WordPress? Do I need hosting? What if I don’t know how to code? How do I get my own email address?

These are pretty common questions for someone building a website for the first time, so we’ve taken a stab at simplifying the process. Creating a website for your business or an online portfolio for your job search is super important, and it shouldn’t be super hard. We’ve built a tool that will help you choose exactly what you need based on the type of website you have in mind.

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Bottoms Rupp: For two hours each week, we’re offering big savings


We’ve got a new weekly sale at Name.com, and it’s called Bottoms Rupp. Think of it as a weekly domain happy hour. Each Thursday from 3–5 p.m. MST, Name.com Account Manager John Rupp will drink beer and announce a limited-time promo code. The code is only good during that time frame, and will be different each week.

Here’s the Bottoms Rupp page—bookmark it and come back each Thursday (starting today!) to see what John Rupp has in store for you. We’ll also announce that it’s Bottoms Rupp time on Facebook and Twitter, and we’ll post a reminder on our home page.

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Name.com March 2015 Promo Code: It’s an e(pi)c one!


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This month we have a very special Pi day. Not only will it be 3/14, but we will have an extended version of Pi in our day! The date will read 3/14/15… which matches up with 3.1415! It’s incredible. We know … your mind is blown. Because this is an extra special Pi day, we’ve decided to make our March 2015 promo code… 31415! When you type the promo code “31415” in at check out, the price of .COM and .NET renewals and registrations drops down to just $10.25.

The code also works for 25% off .SOCIAL and .REVIEWS registrations (no premiums). That means that non-premium .SOCIAL domain names are only $9.99 this month, and non-premium .REVIEWS are just $6.75.

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Blog posts that you might enjoy from last month:

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The Name.com website builder now supports online stores


Our website builder was already pretty awesome. It allows you to create an attractive, professional website—that will look great on any device—without having to know anything about DNS, HTML, CSS, etc.

Now it’s even better. We just added an ecommerce feature, making it easy to create an online store and sell your products and services. You can build a catalog with unlimited items, accept payment from credit cards or PayPal, and manage your shipping and deliveries.

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