How many domains there are? (And other stats from Verisign’s domain industry brief)
Verisign, the registry behind .com and .net, has released their September 2016 issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, and with it, shared some insight about the growth and revenue of domain names across all TLDs.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the most interesting facts and figures shared in the report:
The facts and falsehoods behind the upcoming ICANN transition
There’s been a lot of buzz lately around the upcoming transition of ICANN out of the federal oversight of the U.S. government in favor of allowing the organization to function independently. The issue has become highly publicized due to the efforts of various politicians, but along the way many of the facts about the issue have been distorted.
Choosing the right hosting plan for your eCommerce site
If you’ve come up with a great idea for an online store, or are ready to go pro with your shop on eBay or Etsy, you’re probably spending a lot of time thinking about your eCommerce store and what you want it to be like. You might have already come up with a store name, a color scheme, a couple of snazzy slogans—and that’s great! But you may have overlooked a decision that could make or break your site: choosing a great hosting plan.
.SHOP is now available for anyone to register
One of the most widely anticipated New Domains has reached General Availability and is now available for anyone to register. The .SHOP domain has finally hit the market, and is showing signs of being enormously successful.
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