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.
Congrats to PIR’s #CashForGood winners, Hope for Limpopo
PIR (Public Interest Registry)’s #CashForGood contest ended recently, and we’re thrilled to announce a Name.com customer was the one to win the context and take home that sweet, sweet $10,000 USD prize to invest back into their organization.
Hackathons, tacos, and Boulder Startup Week
Boulder Startup Week was a whirlwind of panels, networking opportunities, awesome events, and even more awesome people. If you weren’t able to make it this year, no worries—we’ll give you the rundown of what went down.
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!
SXSW recap: Tattoos, impromptu a capella, and domain artistry
What a week!
We’re still winding down from an amazing SXSW experience that was filled with musical talents, free tattoos, Jackalopes, and, of course, domain magic. Here are some of the highlights of our trip.
Aspiring developers, join us for Learn to Code events
We’re extremely excited to announce that Name.com has partnered with Galvanize to bring coding education to aspiring developers across the U.S.! We’re hosting Learn to Code workshops in six different cities every month to help those who are interested in web development learn the skills they need for a successful career.
5 of our favorite startups using New Domains at Web Summit
We made the long trek from Denver to Dublin for Web Summit recently and it was a fantastic time that was definitely worth the journey. We learned lesson after lesson in Dublin and saw opportunity after opportunity for not only the tech industry as a whole, but also for New Domains in particular.
On the New Domain front, we saw dozens of startups using New Domains as their primary URL for business websites. This is a stark contrast to the behavior and feelings regarding New Domains that we encountered in the past at similar events. Just a year ago we were hearing skepticism from the startup community regarding New Domains, but we’re now seeing both personal adoption and adoption from up-and-coming businesses.
To highlight some of the great usage of New Domains that we saw at Web Summit, we created a list of some of our favorites (in no particular order):