The long road to internet success, part 4: Content with content
Part 4 of the series, “The long road to internet success”. Read Part 3 here.
So far we have traveled down an amazing road. To recap (or you can do it here, here and here), we’re trying first hand to see what it takes to grow a brand on the internet. We began with an intro to the project—this idea that a Name.com employee can use Name.com products to catch up with his dreams—and then moved into the importance of consistency before dealing with the overwhelming specter of fear.
Live streaming platform Stream explains their switch to a New Domain
When mobile live streaming service Stream first got it’s start, the domain the company used looked a little different from what it is today. They registered stre.am as their main URL—a clever domain hack that unfortunately saw lackluster results. That’s when they discovered the .LIVE domain.
The long road to internet success, part 3: We veer into fear
Part 3 of the series, “The long road to internet success” Read Part 2 here.
Last week we said that part 3 of this long journey would be about content, but a universal theme kept coming up: fear. Maybe not fear like horror movie jump scares, but something even more terrifying: the fear of failure. The fear, in my case, of getting on stage … and failing. So we’re going to veer here a bit and talk to some amazing entrepreneurs and/or comedians about overcoming the obstacles in your head.
Our best website tips for small business owners
National Small Business Week has been taking place in the U.S. over the past few days as small business owners come together to share insight and learn how to best grow their business. We’re adding our two cents with advice on how to make your small business stand out online.
New SEO study provides further evidence that New Domains can rank well organically
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.