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Eight Tiny Domain Deals for the Holidays

Last year we brought you the 12 Days of Domains promotion and you loved that. This year we’re bring you 8 Tiny Domain Deals – all for under $8 USD.

Starting December 17, 2009 at 12:01am (GMT-7) we’ll introduce eight promos leading up to Christmas Eve. One per day and all of them named after the eight tiny reindeer of the famed 1823 holiday poem entitled A Visit From St. Nicholas (aka ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas):

  • Dasher – December 17 – .MOBI for $7.49
  • Dancer – December 18 – .IM for $7.99
  • Prancer – December 19 – .EU for $7.99
  • Vixen – December 20 – .ME for $7.99
  • Comet – December 21 – .US for $7.29
  • Cupid – December 22 – .ORG for $6.99
  • Donner – December 23 – .NET for $5.99
  • Blitzen – December 24 – .COM for $6.99

Now you know the promo codes but you’ll have to wait to find out what each one is good for. Watch this blog, our Twitter stream (http://twitter.com/namedotcom) or our Facebook Fan Page (http://facebook.com/namedotcom) as we reveal the TLD and the price for each promo code.

The special promos will each run from Midnight to Midnight (GMT-7) – just 24 hours each.

Happy Holidays and thanks for another great year!

Domain Name Happy Hour!

Name.com is offering Happy Hour pricing on dropped domains every day starting at 3pm MST (GMT-7).

Do you scour the daily drop lists and find yourself saying “I’d buy that domain name if it were cheaper” or “I wish I could buy all of these domain names, but I just don’t have enough cash.”? Well, now you can!

For a limited time, every day starting at 3pm we’ll drop our prices on the days dropped domains (only the names from the main drop lists) until they are just $5.49 between 9 and 9:59pm MST. Once the clock ticks over the sale goes away and those domains are regular price again. If you see something you like, you better grab it quick cause if you snooze, you lose!

Time Frame – Price

3pm to 4:59 – $8.49

5pm to 6:59 – $7.49

7pm to 8:59 – $6.49

9pm to 9:59 – $5.49

You can get these savings only one way – through our Recently Deleted Domains section at Name.com.

Flip for Name.com & Win A Flip UltraHD Camera

Name.com is giving one lucky winner a Flip UltraHD Video Camera.

Flip and .TV just go together. There’s no faster or easier way to get video online than with a Flip HD Camera. Just shoot, flip, plug and you’re on your way to having crystal clear high definition video up on the web.

Whether you want to share your own videos or have a place to share videos from others, .TV is the perfect place to do it. Start a video blog with your new .TV domain. Start your own YouTube Channel and point your .TV domain to it for some instant branding!

How to win? Just register a .TV domain name between now and May 30 for your chance to win*. Each registration equals one entry so the more you register the better your chance to win.

For more information and some fine print go read about the Flip UltraHD

Celebrate The launch of ccTLDs.com With Sales on .IN .ME and .US

ccTLDs.com, the latest in a string of domain related efforts from Rick Latona launched this month. To celebrate we’ve slashed prices on .IN domain registrations again! For a limited time .IN domains are just $5.99 for new one year regsitrations. This includes all of the third level registrations we offer.

We don’t stop at .IN. We’ve still got .ME domains at $13.49 and we’re wrapping up our sale on .US domains at $5.99.

If you haven’t stopped by ccTLDs.com you should spare a few moments and sign up. If you’re a domain investor and you haven’t looked into ccTLDs, you could be missing out. They have about fifty forums, most dedicated to an individual extension. There’s also a marketplace forum that’s seeing a lot of action at this stage. Go, learn’85 then come back and get buys with your ccTLD Registration at Name.com

Domain Aftermarket Newsletter Launches Friday

Name.com is launching a daily domain aftermarket newsletter this week. Our clients have been asking us for this for months. Now we finally have a lineup of domain names at prices that we feel represents a broad enough range to entice everyone.

With a variety of price points starting at $20 for expiring names from the Name.com family of registrars to tens of thousands of dollars for names from our brokerage clients – there’s a little something for everyone.

Sign up now so you don’t miss a single domain: Aftermarket Domain Names

Domain Transfer Pricing and Domain Regsitration Specials

Before I dig into all those great domain name specials, first let’s talk about domain name transfers. Lots of folks have been asking about domain transfer promo codes and specials. I want to be frank with you. We’ve got an everyday low rate of $7.99 for common gTLD transfers. Some other providers might lure folks with prices that are below cost and hope to make it up on renewal (when their real prices jump more than 30%). We’re not playing that game. $7.99 gets your name over to Name.com and $8.99 renews it a year later.

Do the math:
The other guys: $7 today + $10 next year = $17
Want email? Add another $14/year
How about some privacy? Another $9/year
Wow! $30 a year – it adds up quick!

With Name.com: $7.99 today + $8.99 next year = 16.98
Add email = FREE
Add private registration = FREE
For under $10 a year you can have your own domain, registered privately with email powered by GMail for your domain.

Year after year Name.com is a better value than any other registrar. Visit Name.com to transfer domains today

Domain Registration Specials

What else? We’ve got some great specials running right now. For a limited time take advantage of there special prices on new one year registrations:

.ME Domains $13.49
.IN Domains $8.99
.US Domains $5.99
.INFO Domains $1.99

Don’t forget that for a limited time you can get a free .US or .INFO domain name when you purchase Rapid Blog. Learn more about Rapid Blog

Name.com Launches Blog Hosting With Rapid Blog

We’ve been busy since the new year.

We’ve rolled out some new features:
– Improved exportable list of domains, including expire date
– Tracking of login attempts for added security
– Push button Adsense For Domains setup
– Payment profiles to make buying domain names at Name.com even faster

We’ve introduced some new products too:
– .TEL landrush with industry leading price – $295!
– NameSafe 2nd factor authentication to keep your account super secure

And now we’re excited to announce that we’ve just launched Rapid Blog, powered by the world’s most popular blogging software, WordPress.

Setting up a blog on your own domain name can leave many people confused and frustrated. We’ve taken the pain away. In just three simple steps your blog will be installed and set up on our servers, ready for you to login and begin writing and sharing.

Even better? Rapid Blog is cheap! For less than $3 per month you get your own domain name, an ad-free version of WordPress and the friendly service and support of the Name.com staff.

Visit us for more information: https://www.name.com/wordpress-hosting

.TEL Landrush Pre-orders Now Being Accepted

We’ve begun accepting Landrush pre-orders for .tel domains. TEL is a very special type of domain name that allows both individuals and organizations the ability to have their contact information on the web without the need to build a website. By utilizing the telHosting Platform you can easily enter and format information in a clear and concise manner. You can find more information on how to use .tel on our .tel information page.

During Landrush the registration price is set at a premium and we’re charging $295 for the three year minimum term.

Landrush pre-orders will be processed on February 3, 2009 on a first come-first serve basis. Any domain names that are not successfully acquired for our customers will be eligible for a refund less a $10 processing fee.

Final Days for Two Very Special Offers

During the 12 Days of Domain Names promotion earlier this month we were overwhelmed by the response for $.25 .CN domain names. As such we decided to extend the promotion for the remainder of the year. So please take advantage of these last few hours to register .CN domains at ultra low prices here at Name.com – the offer absolutely goes away tomorrow night.

We’re also in the final stretch of our .ORG promotion – $.50 of every .ORG registered until 12/31/08 will be donated to Kiva.org. During this time we’re also offering a very special price of just $6.49. You save, everyone wins.

$.25 .CN Offer Extended!

We’ve had such overwhelming response to our .25 .CN offer that we’ve overwhelmed the .CN registry with queries. At times this has meant a less than stellar experience for our customers. We’re extending to offer so those of you who were unable to process orders might have another chance.