Japan is a thriving country with a booming economy and an impressive population of around 126 million people. With some of the greatest innovations in the tech world coming from this country, it’s no surprise that they’ve embraced the New Domain movement as well. These six domains, which all have origins in Japan, demonstrate how New Domains are becoming a global trend.
How New Domains are changing the internet for the better
New Domains are growing at a rapid rate and seeing more usage than ever. With talk of a second round of gTLD applications happening in the next few years, it’s becoming more clear that New Domains are a valuable web asset that is here to stay. Although some people are still wary of these new extensions, New Domains have already proved themselves to be invaluable tools. Here’s why.
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Securing a great domain space as a legal professional
If you’re a legal professional you know that finding a great domain name that is SEO optimized is no small task. Even though online search is now the number one way consumers find information and services, it can still be tricky to outrank competitors and ensure that you and your website are actually discovered. That’s where a SEO-rich domain comes into play—but with so many valuable domain names that use traditional endings already registered, this may seem out of reach too.
But looking beyond traditional domain endings can open up new possibilities. New Domains offer those in the legal sector the opportunity to register SEO- and geo-optimized domain extensions that are both memorable and professional.
5 alcohol- and bar-themed New Domains to kick off your weekend
The weekend is just hours away and we’re excited to kick back, relax, and enjoy an adult beverage or two. Incidentally, there are plenty of New Domains out there that celebrate the great international pastime of drinking alcohol. Check out these five domains (that you probably didn’t even know existed).
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It’s been another great month of discovering new ways that Name.com customers are taking advantage of New Domains. From big name companies like Lyft to small creative wiring communities, here’s some of our favorite new examples of New Domains in action.
New Domain extensions and SEO: Here’s what we know
The debate about the impact that New Domains have on SEO has been hotly disputed over the past couple of years, but the evidence speaks for itself: More and more cases of New Domains organically reaching top search results are coming to our attention each day. Is this simply because they are a New Domain? No. Google has already said that New Domains are treated exactly the same way as traditional domains.
SEO has long been a puzzle that has very few concrete answers, so adding New Domains into the mix means even more mysteries about what algorithms are looking for and how websites are ranked. Here’s what know so far about New Domain extensions and their SEO impact.
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Defensive domains and politics: The good, bad, and really bad
Are you already sick of hearing about the upcoming U.S. presidential election? Us too. But if there’s anything we can’t resist, it’s great examples of domains in action—and this election has been a glowing example of why you should consider defensively registering domains and the consequences of not doing so.
We’ve already discussed the disaster that is jebbush.com (Hint: It redirects to Donald Trump’s website), but it seems that was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to domains being jokingly and sometimes maliciously redirected to unexpected places. Here’s a rundown of the good, the bad, and the really bad websites out there that are being used ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election