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Name.com Customer Rakes in Cash from .COM


There should be a business version of “stop and smell the roses” that goes something like “pause right now and talk to your customers.” Whenever we do we learn a lot, and Adam is no exception. We were excited enough to hear that a namer had won the Verisign .COM domain contest–well, he’s a semifinalist, but he has a check for five grand on the way–yet we were blown away that this is a guy behind the Singing Dogs because, for reals, he plays the saxophone and his dogs sing along. No, really, check out the video above.

We’re a bit giddy about the dogs, but we should tell you something about the contest. Verisign, the digital deities behind such Internet behemoths as .COM and .NET, challenged domain shoppers to get the best possible .COM domains...

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Actors, Thespians, Performers, Players, Understudies, Ventriloquists: .ACTOR DOMAINS ONLY 99 CENTS


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It takes a rare soul to get up on stage and reveal yourself to the world, so don’t waste valuable rehearsal time trying to figure out your marketing. You can let a .ACTOR domain name do that for you. This week during Bottoms Rupp you can get your .ACTOR Domain Names for only $0.99.

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Building a company by focusing on building a community


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It’s arguably impossible to scale a product or business without building a community. Building a strong community early on does two great things for your business: (1) It helps you build traction because early users often become the best product evangelists. (2) It position your business for long-term success because your community will want to see you grow and succeed.

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Bottoms Rupp | More 99-Cent Domain Names!


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At any given moment, someone could use a drink. We mention this not only because Bottoms Rupp is today, but because if you have and/or know of a good drinking establishment, then let the world know about it with a .PUB domain name. From 3pm – 5pm MDT today, .PUB domain names are only $0.99. That’s 99 cents. Less than a dollar. Take your pick of (non-premium) .PUB domains for what you could find on the floor of your car.

Click the handy dandy Bottoms Rupp Beer Mug below and get ready for the action. It only lasts two hours and it’s today.

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And while you’re waiting, you can get caught up on Beerial, our version of the ridiculously popular Serial Podcast.

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Video Killed the Radio Star | The Dawning of .VIDEO


Periscope. Meerkat. YouTube. Vimeo. Vizzy. Video is everywhere. Everyone is producing video content, but now you have an edge. You can share your video with a .VIDEO domain name.

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Why Beerial? Well it’s our Version of the Serial Podcast, but with discounted domains.


Marketing is hard. No, really, marketing in a creative, not-making-the-customer-smash-their-computer way is difficult. We could come to your home with a megaphone (and totally will if only for therapeutic reasons) but the Internet has made everyone super smart and keyed in on terrible sales tactics.

You’ve got to be organic, fun, subtle and offer domain names for a penny. So, with this newly installed empathy, you might be more emotionally available to this show we’re doing.

It’s called Beerial and is a total rip off of the podcast Serial.

You may have heard of Serial. It’s the podcast version of a TV whodunit like 48 Hours, and is actually about 48 hours. It captured most of us at name...

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99 Cent Domains | Bottoms Rupp Gets Low, real low


If you’ve ever wanted to share your opinion, then you’re a human. And if we know anything about humans, it’s that we also like to save money. So we’ve taken what we know about our species to create the next Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour special:

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Name.com Promo Code for April 2015 Is Noodletastic


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A new month is upon us, which means the marketing team at name.com was tasked with coming up with a new promo code for April. For some reason, we struggled to conjure what that magical price-dropping word should be. After much deliberation (and noodling), we decided that the April promo code shall be…

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Share Your Best You: Using New Domain Names Part 1


This is Part 1 in a series. | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4

The best part about New Domains? They say what you do, and how good you are at doing it.

No matter what you do for a living or what your hobbies are, having an online presence is important. If you’re looking for a job, people will be Googling you. If they’re looking for information about your business, they’ll be Googling you. If you meet someone offline and want to tell them about your website, you want to make it easy to remember … so that they don’t have to Google you.

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Shortcut to Awesome: Using Your New Domain Names Part 2


This is Part 2 in a series. | Part 1 | Part 3 | Part 4

Now you can make the right first impression with URL forwarding.

You’ve probably carefully cultivated your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages so that they give a great first impression. The problem can be getting people to those pages when you meet in real, actual life.

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