Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The new gTLD info for Tuesday, April 19th

Changing from a new domain name to a new sub-domain is a strange choice but in this case, there is an explanation. Recently, the owner of startup.club received an offer for the acquisition of this domain name. Startup.club was the .CLUB Registry portal for Premium domain names. To keep developing traffic on its portal, content of startup.club has moved to startup.nic.club.
  1. The new gTLD lever - The Oprah Winfrey Network to use a .BUZZ domain name for website;
  2. Report - New gTLDs related to COMPANIES (update);
  3. New gTLD Program Safeguards: 6 days left!
  4. Opinion - .AFRICA : the "arrogant and unaccountable ICANN";
  5. 30,000 applications for .SWISS domain names;
  6. Case figure - 6 Months to migrate website to a .BANK;
  7. Join the Live the Adventure Club :-)
  8. According to Verisign, also .COM Registry, all signs show that new gTLDs are not necessarily the best for SEO;
  9. Good read - New gTLD Report:
    1. The number of active .brands and those recently delegated;
    2. The highest ranking .brands in the Alexa Top 1M;
    3. The number of generic new gTLDs in the Alexa Top 1M;
    4. The new gTLDs that trigger suspicion in the Top 10;
    5. An alternative look at the Top 10 with our gTLD Utilization Indicator score;
    6. The performance of .brands in search.
  10. What's in a name on social? Be simple, be memorable;
  11. .SUCKS “gag order” dropped, approved;
  12. Just created: a .BRAND Observatory;
  13. The .HOTEL fight;
  14. Associations Offer Innovative Benefits To Consumers, Members Through New gTLD Program:
    1. .REALTOR and the National Association of Realtors;
    2. .AARP and AARP, Inc. (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons);
    3. .BANK and the Financial Services Roundtable;
    4. How Associations Can Use gTLDs – Now and in The Future.
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