Hundreds of new top level domain names (TLDs) have been released over the past few years, leading to over 27 million domains registered. Some of these TLDs have millions of domains registered while others have tens of thousands registered. What’s important about each new TLD isn’t just how many domains have been registered, but also … Continue reading Five Top New TLDs for 2017
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At Namecheap, we firmly believe in privacy, security, freedom and equal treatment for all web users. We believe that all netizens deserve to access the content that they want, when they want it, without government or unsanctioned corporate interference. With a laptop and a domain name, ideas and dreams become business realities with the Internet’s … Continue reading Namecheap’s Ongoing Support For Net Neutrality
Struggling to find an available domain name for your business? We know that sometimes it’s a challenge. After all, there are nearly 130 million registered .com domain names. Even other extensions are getting crowded. For example, people currently use over 15 million .net domains. This means you might need to become more creative to find … Continue reading Creative Ways to Find Domain Names
In today’s world we live so much of our lives online. We stay in contact with our friends. We shop online. We manage our finances online. And we run our businesses online. The security of our online world is of utmost importance to us, as individuals and as business owners. At Namecheap, your security is … Continue reading Authy based 2-Factor Authentication Is Coming!
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Successful businesses are built on connections. Whether it’s machines on the Internet or people talking to each other, networking is what brings everyone together. If you run a small business or work as a freelancer, or even if you have a full-time job, your career will get a big boost from networking. It’s our social … Continue reading Five Ways Networking Helps You Succeed
A lot of thought should go into picking the right domain name from your business. Just ask Willy Ogorzaly, CEO of JustLegal. His company, which connects consumers with attorneys, is now on its third domain name. A bit of homework might have saved him from rebranding twice. A Generic Start The company started as a … Continue reading How One Company Found the Right Domain Name
When deciding on a domain for your business, it’s important to consider your overall brand strategy. Should you choose a name that describes what you do, or should you choose a name that matches your business name? Domain names generally fall into one of these two buckets: descriptive domains and brandable domains. As a … Continue reading Brandable or Descriptive? Choose the Right Domain Name
Your domain name defines your business, and choosing the wrong domain can lead to some big headaches. Below we’ll look at a couple of recent cases where companies felt the sting of a bad domain choice, leading them to eventually invest in the premium domain that best matched their brand. Potential Problems with Domains Christopher … Continue reading When It’s Worth the Price to Buy a Premium Domain