We’re back from a great week in Portland, where we challenged social media users to find Waldo, hosted another epic Hack the Dot, and spent time with tons of inspiring startup owners. Here’s a quick recap.
Portlanders, hang out with us during Portland Startup Week
We’re headed back to this year’s Portland Startup Week, which will be taking place Feb. 6-10. If you’re a Portland native or plan to attend the week of events, we’d love for you to say hello while we’re in town. Here’s where you’ll be able to find us throughout the week.
TwitchCon recap | A gaming event of epic proportions
TwitchCon 2016 took place over the past weekend, and it was as epic an event as one would expect from one of the most successful live streaming platforms out there. Here are the highlights of the event:
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As we approach last few months of 2016 (a scary thought, I know), we’re taking some time to reflect on our year so far and start thinking about how we can do even better in 2017. This blog is first and foremost a resource for you, so we’d like to find out more about what works, what doesn’t, and how we can make the Name.com blog a better resource for our readers.
From improv actors to news hackathons: A recap of DSW and ONA
We’re winding down from an insane week of events and conferences that happened right here in Denver. Denver Startup Week and the Online News Association conference took place last week and we were there in the thick of it. If you weren’t able to attend, or didn’t see us there, here’s a quick recap of what we were up to.
Startup Stories as Told Through Dramatic Portrayals
Before you read about the greatest event in the history of ever, here’s the entire list of Denver Startup Week Events. They are free and they are awesome. Almost as awesome as this…
During an event as big as Denver Startup Week, it’s hard to stand out. You’ve got to be a tech legend parachuting from an armada of neon airships just to get a glance. But we think we have something better. We have Startup Stories as Told Through Dramatic Portrayals, a show featuring Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and startup luminaries Ashley Kingsley, Bing Chou, and Julie Nirvelli.
These panelists will share their stories while a team of improv comics acts out the narrative.
Nitro Circus goes .LIVE
You don’t know what you’ve got until something as awesome as the Nitro Circus grabs onto it and makes it a Thing.* They are now www.NitroCircus.LIVE and during their Nitro World Games they had over 1 million views on their livestream globally.
Possibly the greatest collaboration since PB&J: TwitchCon and .GAMES
Alright, I’m gonna clue you in on the next best domain extension that’s about to embark on its journey across the internet. This is not your average domain extension because it’s all fun and games. That’s right people, .GAMES will be released for general registration on Sept. 21st. Can’t wait that long? Fear no more and hath no worry, you can pre-register your .GAMES domain right now.
Lessons from VidCon 2016 on how to become an internet star
Here’s what you might not know about the Internet: that fame thing—online fame—it’s real. It’s as real as 10,000 screaming teenage girls, and we got to hear them, a lot, at VidCon 2016.
Unbounce CTA recap: pub crawls, juice, and panels galore
We spent two beautiful days in Vancouver early last week at the Unbounce CTA Conference, which was jam packed with influential speakers and interesting topics. Marketers from all over the world swarmed the Name.com booth first thing Monday morning to take advantage of the free domains, swag, and wealth of knowledge we offered about New Domains. Our Project Refresh completely rejuvenated attendees’ mindsight on how to use New Domains to their advantages.