No matter if you work in the tech industry or just play tech support when your grandparents needs help figuring out how to close the chat window on Facebook, you’re probably an individual who is pretty well versed in technology. To celebrate you and your tech savvy nature, we’re offering two domains for just $0.99 at this Thursday’s Bottoms Rupp sale.
5 alcohol- and bar-themed New Domains to kick off your weekend
The weekend is just hours away and we’re excited to kick back, relax, and enjoy an adult beverage or two. Incidentally, there are plenty of New Domains out there that celebrate the great international pastime of drinking alcohol. Check out these five domains (that you probably didn’t even know existed).
We’ve been locked out of our Instagram account and need your help
If you’re a big Instagram user, you may have noticed that we haven’t posted on Name.com’s Instagram account in quite some time. We know—we’ve been locked out of our account for months and we need your help to get it back!
Gear up folks: A live streaming war is about to start
Facebook. YouTube. Twitter.
Aside from being some of the biggest names in social media, these brands share another common trait: They’ve thrown their gloves into the live streaming ring and are now battling it out to see who will come out on top. If this epic struggle proves anything it’s this—live streaming is here to stay.
Bottoms Rupp | $0.99 .COM/.NETs are back
$0.99 and .COM and .NET domains are an unbeatable combination. That’s why we’re gearing up for another share-to-unlock Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour sale, where social media sharing is the key to registering domains for less than a buck.
Our May 2016 promo code is inspired by art. For reals.
This month’s promo was inspired by a true work of stock photo art. Perhaps you’ll just come away from this post armed with a shiny new promo code that you can use all month long to register and renew .COM and .NET domains for unbelievable prices—but we believe it is our civic duty to show the world this phenomenal set of images, which are unlike any we’ve seen before.
New Domain Ninjas | Election updates, vampire dramas, and choose your own adventures
It’s been another great month of discovering new ways that Name.com customers are taking advantage of New Domains. From big name companies like Lyft to small creative wiring communities, here’s some of our favorite new examples of New Domains in action.
New Domain extensions and SEO: Here’s what we know
The debate about the impact that New Domains have on SEO has been hotly disputed over the past couple of years, but the evidence speaks for itself: More and more cases of New Domains organically reaching top search results are coming to our attention each day. Is this simply because they are a New Domain? No. Google has already said that New Domains are treated exactly the same way as traditional domains.
SEO has long been a puzzle that has very few concrete answers, so adding New Domains into the mix means even more mysteries about what algorithms are looking for and how websites are ranked. Here’s what know so far about New Domain extensions and their SEO impact.
The host(ing) with the most is at Name.com
When you’re gearing up to start a new business, you might find that there are a lot of associated costs you might not have expected. Between hiring employees, paying overhead costs, and launching your advertising efforts, paying a steep price for a website is the last thing you want to do. With Name.com Hosting starting at less than $5 a month, it’s easy to get your website off the ground and start connecting with more prospective customers online.
Defensive domains and politics: The good, bad, and really bad
Are you already sick of hearing about the upcoming U.S. presidential election? Us too. But if there’s anything we can’t resist, it’s great examples of domains in action—and this election has been a glowing example of why you should consider defensively registering domains and the consequences of not doing so.
We’ve already discussed the disaster that is jebbush.com (Hint: It redirects to Donald Trump’s website), but it seems that was just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to domains being jokingly and sometimes maliciously redirected to unexpected places. Here’s a rundown of the good, the bad, and the really bad websites out there that are being used ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election