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Name.com Promo Code for July 2014: Celebrating the beautiful game


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It’s the world’s most popular sport. Its signature event is taking place in Brazil right now. It’s a word that’s recognized all over the world, regardless of language. And on top of all that, it’s the Name.com promo code for July 2014: FUTBOL. Use it at checkout and .COM and .NET registrations and renewals will be just $10.25.

And did you know …

That you can register .FUTBOL domain names? If you want to blog about soccer/football/futbol, create a site for your team, or simply add futbol-specific branding to your existing site, a .FUTBOL domain is perfect for you.

Or how about .US domain?

With the 4th of July just a few days away, it’s a great time to register a .US domain name, especially if you have 4th of July-themed promotions and coupons for your customers. We’ve got ...

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The Name.com Website Builder is Here


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Many years ago the World Wide Web made a promise. It told people that they could build their own website and it would look sleek and pretty. Many websites were made, but many people were disappointed. Many websites have been abandoned, fading away as low-price, low-quality promises on the lonely outskirts of the Internet.

But today, we are here to fulfill that promise. Today … we introduce Name.com’s website builder.

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It’s happy hour for .PUB domains


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Are you thinking about a .PUB domain name for your pub or restaurant? If so you’ve got until July 9, 2014 to take an advantage of an awesome opportunity on .PUB domains.

The .PUB registry has decided that there will be no premium-priced .PUB domain names.* So even if you’re after a premium-quality .PUB—think of domains like cityname.pub, theme.pub, or lastnames.pub—you can secure it for the price of a Pre-Registration ($34.99) or Priority Pre-Registration ($199.99.)

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How an Apple product release fuels domain sales


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Apple recently announced their new programming language, Swift, at the annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco. We think the language is pretty neat looking and it made us very curious about how the announcement of the new language may have triggered a flood of sales of domains containing the word “swift.”

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Nike vs. Adidas: The Brand Cup for Futbol Fans


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The Nike and Adidas rivalry heats up during the World Cup. Both brands are vying for eyeballs and engagement that they know will help fuel an enormous amount of sales for years to come. The lucrative prize of winning the “Brand Cup” is why Nike and Adidas come to the World Cup with all of their marketing firepower. The companies work on elaborate campaigns for months and years, knowing that the World Cup is one of the biggest marketing opportunities they have. The companies get the top players to talk about them in commercials, on social media, and in television interviews, in addition to sponsoring everything possible that has to do with the event.

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What is an elevator pitch? Why do you need a great one?


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An elevator pitch is a simple way of explaining what your product or service does. It’s called an elevator pitch because you’re supposed to imagine that you get into an elevator with another person, they ask what your company does, and you only have that brief moment in an elevator to give them a meaningful response.

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How to get traffic to your website: The Web Address, Episode 2


Some people simply know how to get things done. I’m not sure whether you’d call Whitney Trujillo a serial entrepreneur or a biz dev genius or one hip woman who somehow raises two boys (with her husband, Carlos) while harnessing the power of the web to make digital magic, but whatever it is, she garners goodness with great ideas and a ton of hard work. In our second episode of The Web Address, we talk to Trujillo about how she gets so much traffic to her website, The Mother List, and she divulges the secrets to great headlines, tricks of solid SEO, and why you shouldn’t get preachy on the ‘Net. Also, we unveil the latest Meme of the Week and send name.com support legend Erik Kinney into the street to find Denver’s inner Ninjas.Read More

The first rule of .CLUB: Talk about .CLUB (and win an iPad)


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Just so we’re clear, you’re not about materialism or consumerism or any kind of ‘ism’ that would steal from you as a person, right? Yes? Good. You’re bigger than that. You are a luminary of thought and enlightenment who transcends the throngs clamoring for yet another gadget in their already cluttered life. Because of this, you deserve at least one new toy.

Oh, and the second rule of .CLUB? Talk about .CLUB. And people seem to be following the rules. The word has gotten out and .CLUB is now the #1 New Domain registered on name.com. In honor of this awesome milestone, we’ve got a new contest where everything you’ve ever known about contests is totally out of whack. It’s like if it spent the weekend with Tyler Durden and got a bit messed up (actual Fight Club reference...

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Name.com Promo Code for June 2014: It’s a sneaky one!


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If you’ve been following us on Facebook and Twitter, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve recently gone ninja crazy, because .NINJA has just been released. Our excitement has been fueled by thousands of people registering .NINJA domains on the first day of availability, and the registrations haven’t stopped since. We’re really pumped to see what awesome creations everybody ends up putting on their .NINJA domains!

Anyways, to kick off a new month, we’re offering a brand new promo code for $10.25 .COM and .NET renewals and registrations. The NINJAtastic promo code is…. NUNCHUCKS! Just enter NUNCHUCKS while in your cart and you’ll save.

You can also save on .NINJA if you register .NINJA and another domain with the same SLD at the same time (for example, yourname.com and your...

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Why SQL is Important for Marketers


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This is a guest post from Justin Mares, the co-author of the upcoming Traction Book. He formerly ran growth at Exceptional Cloud Services, before they were acquired by Rackspace in 2013. 

Today’s best marketers and growth hackers are data-driven. They are able to pull data about their marketing campaigns, and use that data to get a clear picture of what’s working (and what’s not).

A key component of being data-driven is the ability to quickly collect data. For pulling data from customer databases, there are few better tools out there than SQL, and none that are more popular.

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