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Start 2015 off right with RESOLVE


It’s a New Year, so it’s the time of the year for New Year’s Resolutions. Yeah we know, it’s a cliche. But it’s as good a time as any to try something new or accomplish a task you’ve been putting off. Learn a new skill! Visit a new place! Or maybe … start that website that you’ve been thinking about. The first step toward a new site is registering a domain, and with that in mind, your January 2015 promo code is RESOLVE. Use it at checkout to receive $10.25 .COM/.NET registrations and renewals.

And then get started on that new site. We recommend the Name.com website builder or RapidPress if you’re not the coding type. You can even check out our eBook for a full guide to getting your website off the ground...

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Celebrate .DESI and win an iPad Mini


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We’re giving away an iPad Mini with our friends from .DESI. .DESI is the brand new domain name extension derived from Sanskrit and refers to the culture, people, and products originating from the Indian sub-continent (India, Pakastan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka).

Entering to win the iPad Mini is extremely easy. To enter, all you have to do is use the widget below and select to do just one, a few, or all of the giveaway entry methods. The methods of entry include: Tweeting about the giveaway, liking .DESI on Facebook, following .DESI on Twitter, liking name.com on Facebook, following name.com on Twitter, joining the mailing list, search for and tell us the .DESI domain name that you found.

One person will win a black iPad Mini 16GB.

Giveaway starts on December 9th at 12:01AM mounta...

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Get $1.00 .NINJA domains on the most awesome ninja day of all


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Ninjas are awesome 365 days a year. They’re awesome 366 days in a leap year. But there’s one day when they’re particularly awesome in there sneakiness/efficiency/precision/etc. And that day is today: The International Day Of The Ninja.

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Your Geek Gift Guide | The Web Address Episode 8


Buying gifts doesn’t have to be painful. As a matter of fact, you don’t even have to get dressed. So pull up a chair or fall into a beanbag and be informed and entertained by our Geek Gift Guide.

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Cyber Monday: You Save, We Give.


Our Cyber Monday is going to last for five days. From Dec. 1 through Dec. 5 you save on domain names, websites, email, and hosting by using the promo code CYBERGOOD. But this isn’t just another week of Cyber Mondays. It’s not just a sale on domains and websites. This, my friends, is a First World Solution. It’s something we hope overtakes first world problems or, as the Twitter hashtag goes, #FirstWorldProblems. You know, those nuisances caused by too many kernels in your popcorn, or the upsetting tribulations of not getting enough likes on Facebook. First world problems are the trials of those who live in a world where adversity comes in a ketchup bottle that won’t release its tomatoey goodness.

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December 2014 promo code: Put on your leotard and JAZZERCISE


OK, we have to be honest. There’s no specific reason we made this video. There was no promotional or domain-themed tie in. We just thought it’d be fun to put on some spandex, learn an ’80s aerobics routine, and dance to Taylor Swift. AND IT WAS SUPER DUPER FUN, and now we have this video. So in honor of our tribute to “Shake It Off,” your December 2014 promo code is JAZZERCISE. Use it to receive $10.25 pricing on .COM and .NET renewals and registrations. The promo code is valid through December 31, 2014.

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Name.com should look pretty awesome on your phone now


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Over the past few months our team has been hard at work behind the scenes to completely rebuild Name.com one page at a time. Why? We want to give our customers the best user experience when searching for, buying, and managing domains … especially on mobile devices.

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Thinking about a law career? Control your online image with .LAWYER and .ATTORNEY


Maybe you’re just starting college, and you’re already thinking about law school. Maybe you’re in law school. Maybe you’ve already passed the bar. No matter what stage you’re at in your law career, it’s important to think about how your name will be perceived online. Trust and image are important in the law field, no matter which direction your career takes you, and one of the easiest ways to control your image is by registering your name as a .LAWYER and .ATTORNEY domain name.

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There’s no better time than a snowy day to watch a lot of video.


Photo by KUSA Channel 9, Colorado’s News Leader

At name.com we shoot a lot of video. Here’s what’s happened lately:

We went to GABF and asked this important question:

That same week we ended up in a taxi cab in NYC:

And then came home to Sparkly prattling about Potter:

But that was hardly as annoying as my attempt to show we don’t upsell:

Yet that was countered by Craig Walker from the Denver Post sharing tips on how you too can win a Pulitzer prize in photography:

And all the brilliance of name.com winning the Rigthside Hackathon…

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How to Take Better Pictures | The Web Address Ep. 7


It’s all about the picture. It’s not that people don’t want to read (well, not always), it’s that people don’t have the time to read. Besides, what attracts you more: an intriguing photo or a huge clump of words? Right. That’s why I’ll keep this description to a minimum.

This week’s Web Address features Craig Walker, two-time Pulitzer Prize photographer from the Denver Post. He’s shared stories from around the world with pictures that have truly touched the lives of millions. He joins us to help you get a better photo.

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