Transfers

Can I transfer an expired domain from GoDaddy.com? (Part 2)


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Last week I began the process of transferring an expired domain from GoDaddy.com. At the end of that post, I had approved the transfer in my name.com account, and was waiting on GoDaddy to complete the transfer. I received the following email shortly after approving the transfer on the name.com side:

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Transfer your Domains to a Swing State: A Message to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney


First, let me say to President Obama and Governor Romney that transferring your domain name is easy and painless. Our world class customer support will take care of you. I’m also happy to say that WE’RE NOT JOKING! Each presidential campaign is looking for an edge, especially in swing states like Colorado. In 2004, Colorado went for Bush.In 2008 the state voted for Obama. National Public Radio and other news sources have said that in this close election, Colorado could become as important as Ohio or Florida. So, who will get our love? Mr. Obama? Or will it be the challenger to the throne in Mitt Romney? If they want extra support from Colorado’s burgeoning tech community, one or both of them needs to transfer to our swing state!

Meanwhile, everyone else in the world trying to live their l...

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Earn a Certificate of Awesomeness: Tell Your Friends about Our Domain Name Transfer Special


We’re running a special on domain name transfers right now (for a limited time only) that rivals free pizza and beer. OK, nothing is that good,an award for domain name transfer promotion but that’s one reason why you want to be with name.com: we’re open and honest. However, $6.99 COM/NET transfers for new accounts and $7.99 for existing Namers is really dang good, and we need your help in getting the word out. If we can recognize your effort in helping others bring their domain names to a better place, you could end up with a one-of-a-kind, suitable-for-framing CERTIFICATE OF AWESOMENESS.

But we’d like to help you help us. Sometimes it can be hard to work a conversation about domains into common situations, so we’re offering some talking points.

1. Any domain transfer comes with 1 year extension to registration...

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How To Transfer Domains Without Disruption to Your Email or Websites


This is from Patrick “P-mo” Moroney who thinks about these things day and night, even when is wife is talking to him. So there’s a good chance he sacrificed the health of his young marriage just to come up with how you can transfer your domain names smoothly and without any interruption to your email or websites.
Steps:
1. Purchase a transfer. And make sure to do the next 4 steps BEFORE clicking the link on the approval email that we will send to you, because you are unable to modify the nameservers once we fully submit the transfer to the registry.
2. On the transfers page, click on the arrow next to the edit button and select “Edit DNS”
3. Input your DNS settings to match what you have at your old drab registrar.
4...
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It ain't about the transfer: Stopping SOPA and Giving Back


Yes, we’d love for you to transfer your domains to Name.com. But that’s not what this is about. The issue at hand is the ‘Net. The great wide open for new ideas, for visionaries, and thought so free it could spread its wings and lift us all off the ground. Yes, I just said that, but it’s easy to get sappy about the importance of the Internet. Why not? Look what it has done for communication, for innovation and for personal freedom around the world. Now everyone has a megaphone that’s as big as they want to make it.

Here’s how we’re going to use the Internet to turn up the volume on SOPA.

You can help remind Congress just how bad SOPA is AND support organizations that love the Internet the way it is. Here’s how:

Step 1: Go to this page: http://www.name.com/Help-Stop-SOPA
Step 2: Share our ...

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