The Domain Name Association recently released a study commissioned from SEO company Web Traffic Advisors to examine the impact that domain choice may have on SEO. You can download the full report here, but we’ve highlighted some of the most interesting points as they relate to New Domains.
4 videos to inspire your inner entrepreneur
Thinking about launching a new business? No one can advise you better on being an entrepreneurs than entrepreneurs themselves. We’ve pulled together a few interviews with Name.com customers and innovators to provide prospective business owners inspiration and direction.
3 free places to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop
If you have created your own website before, you know that compelling imagery is one of the best ways to give your site personality and make it stand out from the crowd. Whether it’s creating a custom banner for your header or improving the photos you post, knowing how to use Adobe Photoshop can be a huge plus. Check out these helpful (and free!) resources to help you learn to use Photoshop.
5 unique one-page websites created with Prologue
Although our newest one-page website builder Prologue was only launched a short time ago, it’s been fun to see the variety of pages our users have already created. We’ve highlighted a few examples we love in this post. So strap in and get ready to be inspired.
Can Mastodon.social really dethrone Twitter?
We’ve been talking a lot about .SOCIAL domains lately, and how increasingly more people are choosing to use them as branded link shorteners to add a little more customization to their social media sites. But now, Mastodon.social is making headlines as news outlets claim that they’ve found the platform that will take down Twitter.
The easiest way to build your personal brand online
If you own your own business, are looking for a job, or have an easily searchable social media presence, you know that personal branding is a pretty big deal—and that extends to your online presence as well.
Why New Domains are an awesome pick for branded links
Social link shorteners are by no means a new phenomenon in the social media sphere, but it hasn’t been until recently that brands have understood the power of custom link shorteners. Rather than using generic short links (like ones that Bitly and Google offer), increasingly more social media users are creating their own unique versions that reflect their brand and personality.
With apologies to Jimmy Kimmel’s Mean Tweets, here’s our Keen Tweets.
We get a lot of feedback on social media, and most of it we want to share. These videos feature members of our incredibly efficient team reading Tweets (and some e-mails) from happy customers. We’ll let Kimmel handle the trolls.
Dispute between Google and Symantec leads to uncertainty over EV SSL certificates
The Google Chrome team recently announced a proposal to immediately stop recognizing Extended Validation status for all Symantec SSL certificates in the Chrome browser, and to eventually require revalidation and replacement for all Symantec-issued certificates.
In the near term, if Google moves forward with it its proposal, websites with Symantec EV SSL certificates will no longer display a green bar that indicates extended validation (in the Chrome browser). The long-term consequences aren’t as certain at this point.
How do we make free beer better? A road trip into your soul
At Name.com we’ve been trying to figure out how to maximize our marketing efforts. And that doesn’t just mean increasing the number of domains we can sell, but rather finding out how can we be better members of the tech and local community. People and companies talk about community all of the time … but are they really doing their part to benefit it?