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  • Outstanding Pre-Order Success Rate of Over 75%! United Domains' Blog (Wednesday, 26 March) - If consistent results are the key to reliability, then United Domains is building a solid reputation as the go-to registrar for new domain extensions. Just moments ago, we released .SOLUTIONS, .SUPPORT, .BUILDERS, .EMAIL, and .TRAINING for live registration, and submitted all … Continue reading →...
  • Quickest Domain Name Inquiry Elliots Blog (Tuesday, 16 July, 2013) - I wanted to share a fun anecdote, especially because it involves a domain name I hand registered. As my domain registrar account managers can attest, I don’t hand register many domain names. Annually, I might hand register between 20-50 domain names. It’s such an irregular occurrence these days, I don’t...
  • Domain Name News - July 2, 2013 Webnames.ca Blog (Tuesday, 2 July, 2013) - ICANN Board Approves Revised Registrar Agreement - ICANN's Board of Directors has approved [PDF] a new version [PDF] of the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA), a standard contract to be executed between ICANN and each accredited registrar. Some of the......
  • How Domain Registrars Can Deal With Yahoo Email Recycling Elliots Blog (Thursday, 20 June, 2013) - Andrew Allemann discussed the potential problem domain registrars face if / when Yahoo begins to recycle email addresses that haven’t been used in over a year. The problem is not just limited to domain registrars, who will be forced to deal with the aftermath of angry customers that had domain...
  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Domain Industry Jobs Elliots Blog (Monday, 17 June, 2013) - From time to time, I will post a job opening or two at a domain industry company. Some of these job opportunities are at domain brokerages, some are at parking companies, some are at domain registrars, and others are at companies that operate in the domain investment space. For someone...
  • Registrar & Hosting Company in the News With Banned Pam Anderson Commercial Elliots Blog (Thursday, 6 June, 2013) - Nope… the title of this blog post certainly isn’t link bait. According to a variety of news outlets, a Pamela Anderson commercial has apparently been banned in the UK because it was too racy. The advertisement was for an Australian domain registrar and hosting company called Crazy Domains, which can...
  • Request a Fast Domain Transfer Elliots Blog (Tuesday, 7 May, 2013) - Depending on the outgoing and incoming domain registrar, an inter-registrar transfer can take anywhere from a few moments to several days.When there’s quite a bit of money on the line, it seems that a domain name transfer can take forever. I’ve had some transfers take as long as a week...
  • Blacknight 10 Year Anniversary: Google Nexus 7 Giveaway Elliots Blog (Friday, 3 May, 2013) - Blacknight is an Ireland based, ICANN accredited domain name registrar and hosting company. The company is celebrating its tenth anniversary by holding a drawing for a Google Nexus 7 tablet with Android 4.1 Jellybean. It looks like visitors can enter up to 15 times each, and one random winner will...
  • Domain Name News - April 29, 2013 Webnames.ca Blog (Monday, 29 April, 2013) - Proposed New ICANN Registrar Accreditation Agreement Posted - ICANN has posted for public comment a proposed new Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA). The document is the result of more than 18 months of negotiations between ICANN and the registrar community.......
  • 5 Things To Know About Managing Your Domain Information DomainTools Blog (Thursday, 25 April, 2013) - All to often the Support Team here at DomainTools receives disconcerting stories from registrants who have no control over their domain names or websites. What is entirely surprising is how many registrants shift control of their business’ domain and/or website to outside resources without building a solid understanding as to...