Tools

Name.com Daily Tut: Installing and Using Apple iTunes Match


It used to be difficult to pick which person at Name.com was the biggest Apple Fanboy/girl. Then along came Michael and, it’s clear, none of us can compete. He has every gadget and he knows everything about every gadget. That’s a big step, going from wannabe Fanboy/girl to the real deal Fanboy/girl, as many people use only about five percent of their Apple product’s potential. Michael uses it until he’s in sync, as if he embodies its technology. It’s weird, especially when he needs something and uses your face as a touchscreen. But we get many uses from Michael (I’ve heard his computer say his name like that car in Knight Rider) including incredible web design and these useful Apple tutorials.

As you can see it works!

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Name.com Daily Tut: Using the Lost Password Tool


Ryan of Name.com Customer Support rarely leaves his desk. So for him to come by and share his Name kNowledge is a quite a treat. I might be overstating that, but if you lose your password and need assistance at 2am on a Sunday, then you cannot overstate enough his help in this video tutorial.

Thanks Ryan. Because of you and the properties of Karma, one day the Buffalo Bills WILL win a Superbowl.

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Name.com Tutorial: How to Change your Name Name Servers


We’re doing a tutorial a day. Rough title: Daily Tuts. We asked customer support, “What do people most want to know?” Changing name servers was at the top of the list and became the inaugural Daily Tut. Katie in Customer Support offers her assistance.

So that’s it. Although still not sure if Nameserver is one word or two.

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Infinite Search is Infinitely Awesome


For a Web with infinite possibilities, why not an infinite search? Now you don’t need to search over and over looking for different domains. They’re all right here with Infinite Search. Owen Borseth (O-Bo), who for the most part seems to be integral to the functioning of Name.com, gives us some insight on the latest tool from Name.com Labs.

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Name.com Introduces Domain Nabber NXD Scores for .Net, .CC and .TV


The NXD score that Name.com currently provides for .COM is now available for .NET, .CC and .TV.

NXD, or Non-existing Domains, are those domains just about to expire or are currently available to be registered.

The NXD score measures DNS traffic, which could be an indicator of web traffic. There are a lot, like millions, of domains that are already getting DNS traffic, but that no one is using. Information provided by Verisign helps to determine their NXD score, rated on a 1-to-10 scale, 10 being the highest.

Get onto Name.com’s Domain Nabber today, and use the NXD score to find the right domains to potentially drive even more traffic to your site, products, services and content.
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Name.com brings you SEO Tutor. And some more time and sanity and probably even money.


What is SEO? For sure it’s a commodity, and for many it’s a pain in the tookus. SEO is Search Engine Optimization. Quite simply, it is the act of increasing the visibility of your website to the search engines that drive Internet traffic.

So how do you rise to the top of Google, Bing or Yahoo!?

You don’t need an expensive consultant or an extra twenty hours in the day. You take about three minutes and get signed up for Name.com’s SEO Tutor.

We don’t want to insult anyone’s intelligence, but we do want to show you how easy it is to make your business a web phenom.

Step 1: If you already have a domain name you want to use, then go here. Otherwise, start the day like any other day: buying a Name.com domain for your successful business.

Name Domains Search


Step 2: On your way out of our store, check the free ...

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Poetry, Pants and a New Position


Hello. My name is Jared. I work on the second floor. And I just tore a hole in the crotch of my pants. I know that’s a lot of details for an introduction, but I think it’s important to relate. That’s what I’ll be doing as the new Community Evangelist for Name.com: Relating. You know how it is the first day on the job. It’s never easy. It’s nervousness and awkwardness frosted with doubt and self awareness. You feel small in stature but large in disaster.

I’m also one to make it worse with errant attempts at humor. I mean, just after you meet someone it’s best to fly low and keep it simple. I try. However, out of my need to fit in, I shared with a new co-worker that I just tore a hole in my pants...

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Domain Nabber Now Supports .MOBI!


We’re excited to announce that .MOBI is now one of the extensions we support with our Domain Nabber backorder service! This is just part of our continued efforts to help you get the domain names that you want.

There are a couple of different ways you can take advantage of this new feature.

If you want to pick and choose your .MOBI domains from a list of expired names that have dropped, you can check out our Domain Nabber page where you can fill out the criteria that you want.

But if you have something specific in mind, you can just do a regular search for that name and place your backorder directly from our search page.

As you can see, backorders for .MOBI run $39.95 and, as always, if you don’t get the name or you decide to cancel your order, you will receive a full refund.

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Backorders Explained


We recently announced some updates and improvements to our search page, and one of those was the addition of backorders to the search results. We thought it might be helpful to clarify how this works, in case you’re not familiar with our backorder service.

Now when you search for a domain and that domain is already registered by someone else, you will see an option to backorder that domain regardless of when it expires. The idea is that if it ever expires and becomes available to register, be it two weeks or two years from now, you will already have it backordered and you will have a good chance at getting that name. You can always try to manually register a domain once it becomes available, but using our backorder service greatly increases your chances...

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Check Out Our GeoDomain Tool!


Name.com GeoDomain Tool from Name.com on Vimeo.

Here’s a brief walk through of one of our nifty search tools you probably didn’t know we had. The Name.com GeoDomain tool is a great domain name suggestion tool if you’re looking to target a specific region with your website or business. Check out our video and then bring on the feedback! We’d love to hear what you think of the tool and how we might improve it.

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