Rules and reasons for an extended Cosplay Day


It’s not unlike wearing a suit to a meeting, but this meeting takes place in an amazing fantasy world and the people you’re trying to impress are in the millions.

Cosplay Day is on a Saturday, August 29, but we feel you should do a rehearsal Friday at work. If your boss is against it, remind him or her that a happy employee gets more work done…so you can imagine how awesome it would be to have a heroic comic book legend doing your collating.

The rules of cosplay in general are pretty basic. They’re summed up pretty well in this slightly edited meme:

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50% off .NINJA, .SOCIAL, & .ROCKS Premium Domains at this week’s Bottoms Rupp


bottoms rupp 50% off these premiums: .social, .ninja, .rocks

It’s that time again! Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour is just around the corner and you won’t want to miss out on this one.

This Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. MDT, you can save 50% on .NINJA, .SOCIAL, and .ROCKS Premium Domains!

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5 internet famous dogs we want to meet


5 internet famous dogs we want to meet

As you probably know by now, Namers really like dogs. If you weren’t already clued in by the Pets section of our About Us page or our sexy pug video, here it is again: We really like dogs. In fact, we like them so much that we have a list of super cool, internet-famous dogs that we wish would come visit us here in Denver. So in no particular order, here are five famous pooches we’re dying to meet. (Seriously. Please come see us.)

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Designers rejoice! Our Website Builder just got cooler and more customizable


Website designers out there, we’re about to make you very, very happy. Recent changes to the Business version of the Name.com Website Builder have made the platform even more convenient for you and your clients.

While there are tons of new features to explore, these are some of our favorite capabilities.

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Name Apps: 4 social media tools to simplify your life


Social media is one of the most important ways to reach an audience nowadays. Whether you are promoting a business service or your latest blog post, a solid social media strategy is an excellent way to increase your content’s exposure.

But maintaining five-plus social accounts, responding to questions and comments, and tracking the performance of your posts all the while can be tricky without the right tools. Rather than scrambling to monitor your accounts individually, there are a number of social media tools that can simplify your life.

As we continue with part two of our Name.com Apps highlights, (see the first post here!) check out our favorite social media tools.

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$19.99 New Domain registrations for all your professional needs


Everyone has days where it seems like everything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Days when your dog swallows your house key, you trip over your shoelace and chip a tooth, and your neighbor threatens to sue you for not mowing your lawn for two weeks. On days like this, it’s nice to know you have go-to professionals out there who can help you handle disasters like these ones.

So as a big thank you to some of our favorite professionals, we’re offering a huge discount on a bunch of awesome New Domains. From now until December 31, 2015, registrations for .ATTORNEY, .VET, .ENGINEER, .DENTIST, .CONSULTING, .LAWYER, and .IMMOBILIEN are just $19.99!

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Denver Gives Week |The gift that keeps on giving


At Name.com we love seeing people happy. Even if you’re mad, we pride ourselves on turning that angry funk face upside down (pretty sure the frown version of that phrase is trademarked). With Denver Gives Week we got the chance to help with the world’s supply of happy by supporting hundreds of global nonprofits. They converged upon Denver to find out how they can help even more. The Denver Gives logo pretty much says it all.

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Name Apps: Choosing the best platform for your website


how to choose the best platform for your website

So you’ve bought a New Domain that you love and you’re ready to get a website started. What’s the first thing you do? Choose a platform for creating and maintaining your website!

But with all of the options out there it can be difficult to figure out which platform is right for you. So instead of spending hours on the web researching all of your options, don’t stress—we’ve already done that for you!

In fact, we’ve filled the Name.com Apps page with a ton of platforms, apps, and social media tools to help you create a website you love. Whether you’ve never built a website in your life or you built eight and a half of them last Thursday, you’ll find exactly what you need on the Apps page. And to sweeten the deal even more, we’ve made it ridiculously easy to set up—most platforms and apps can be installed with just the click of a button.

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.BAND and .ROCKS are just $4.99 at this week’s Bottoms Rupp


Is this you in your free time?

air guitar gif

It’s OK. You can admit it.

Whether you have your own band or just like to jam out to the radio, you’re going to love this week’s selections for our Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour.

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3 ways to highlight your brand with a custom domain


If you own or even work for a small to medium-sized business, you know how difficult it can be to distinguish yourself online. Promoting your products and services via the web is tricky when you only have a matter of moments to capture visitors’ attention before they navigate away from your site. One way to reflect your brand’s personality is by using a New Domain in your URL.

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