AUTHOR: Namedotcom

Updated for June 2015: Collision lists, and how to get a previously unreleased domain name

This post contains a lengthy explanation of collision lists and previously unreleased domain names. But if you’d like to just skip to finding out when previously unreleased domains will be released (grouped by date and TLD) go here.
The domain name industry has a habit of taking a simple concept and adding a bunch of acronyms, background knowledge, technical jargon, and unnecessary details, until the simple concept becomes inaccessibly complicated. Name collision issues are a good example of these tendencies. In an effort to get back to basics, here’s a simplified explanation of name collision issues* and how you can use them to your advantage.

How to get noticed by employers when graduating

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Graduating from college is a pretty exciting time, but things can get pretty daunting when you realize you’re about to step foot into the real world. You’re going to be hunting down a job at the same time as thousands of other new graduates, which means there will be intense competition for great jobs around April, May, and June. To rise to the top of the resume pile, you should be doing things that make you stand out in the crowd. We have the perfect simple idea to help you get noticed, and get hired.

Two character domain names are here!

We strive to make registering a domain at Name.com as easy and straightforward as possible. Unfortunately, the domain name industry can sometimes be complicated and difficult to understand (see name collisions). In an effort to help you find one of the shortest and most memorable New Domains around—two character domain names!—here is a simple guide to help you make the most of it and understand why this release is happening now.

.XYZ vs. the Internet: The Battle Of Awesome Things That Cost $5.99

If you haven’t heard, we are running a crazy-out-of-our-minds-low-low-low sale on .XYZ through Jan. 30, 2015. For only $5.99 you can own your very own .XYZ— currently the most popular New Domain and the generic of generics.

Of course, the internet allows people to find a lot of great deals beyond domains, so we wanted to stand up our .XYZ promotion against other deals you might find online. After extensive and tedious research, we found three other awesome $5.99 products to compare against .XYZ. Let’s see which deal comes out on top.