For most businesses, your website is the first chance you have to make an impression. For those in the marketing business, a polished and professional website is arguably your most important promotional tool.
With nearly a thousand new domain extensions now available on the internet, including .bible, .church, .faith, and .media, there are so many more great choices available for getting a better domain name.
The landscape of Internet domain names is changing. There are literally thousands of new top-level domains (TLD) being released into the wild world of the Internet over the next few years. You may be more familiar with these being called ‘domain extensions.’
When I learned that Rightside was adding the .BAND domain to a portfolio that also includes .ROCKS, I started thinking about all the ways my fellow artists can put a music-specific domain name to work.
Rightside, a provider of domain name services has added .BAND domains to the global music industry as the fourth new Top Level Domain (TLD). .BAND is geared to both emerging and mainstream artists, industry influencers and online music services.
Devs, live streamers, and avid gamers alike can now register .games domain endings for their websites. The .games extension launched on Sept. 21, and already has the potential to become one of the most popular new domains on the market.
Every new domain extension represents an innovative way for people, companies, and brands to put themselves online, but not many embody pure, unbridled fun the way the new .GAMES extension does. Fortunately, .GAMES goes into General Availability on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 (and if you act today, you can still grab a domain in the last day of the Early Access Phase), so the time to get this incredibly fun domain is here.
As a consultant, your clients will turn to you for advice that’s critical to their business. Whether your expertise runs to management, finance, IT or some other area, having your own website and professional email address is vital.
Whether we own a business or work for someone else, there’s one recurring occasion we must all prepare for – tax time. But let’s be real: most of us everyday folks aren’t experts in the fine art of taxation. That’s why we have you, the tax-time guru.
As you’ve likely already heard, 2014 is the year of the gTLD. Hundreds of new domain extensions are slated to hit the market, allowing for a level of website address personalization never before possible.
Thousands of commercial loan businesses have been started across the United States over the past 10 years. In 2016, private lenders loaned nearly $2 billion, according to the Commercial Finance Association.
Do you know that most decisions to visit a restaurant are made spur of the moment and on the fly? And that the vast majority of potential customers will check out your website before deciding to come to your restaurant?
Are you in the production or special event industry? Now you can put your business in the spotlight and upstage the competition with one of these new top level domain extensions made especially for your industry.
If you’re a tech savvy foodie, you may have noticed the Internet is rife with digital innovation in the food and beverage space. From social networks, where people seem to post photos of everything they eat, to delivery apps that will bring you your favorite meal in under an hour, food is everywhere you look online.
Nnenna Stella wasn’t shopping for a business opportunity, she just wanted to accessorize. But after three days of searching online for a head wrap bearing an African print, she began to think less about buying and more about selling.
Whether you live stream to thousands of viewers each night on Twitch or just use Facebook Live to show grandma and grandpa what you’re making for dinner, live streaming is the latest social media phenomenon, and it’s growing at a rapid rate.
Engaging with potential and current customers creates a lasting impression. By being open and transparent with your business’s patrons, you will earn their trust. They want to have interactions that help them understand who is behind the business.
Ever since the days of Myspace, artists and musicians have known that leveraging their presence in the digital space can lead to greater success. Using social media and the internet to strategically build your brand helps fans find you.
If you’re late to the conversation, in January 2014 a new group of domain names became available = .guru (replacing other traditional domain names like .com .org. etc.) Apple, keen on cultural perceptions of gurus, snatched up some of the earliest domains in the .guru family:
You know what you’re doing and have zero reservations about saying it. So why not make that clear in your website name? ‘Dot-guru’ (.guru) is one of the newest “not-com” options to do just that. It's one of the hundreds of new domain choices that allow you to create an online identity.
You know what it takes to be a true caregiver. For you, nothing is more gratifying than seeing a smiling patient after a successful day at the office. You’ve put in long hours and poured your own blood, sweat and tears into the well-being of your patients.
According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), an estimated 37 percent to 47 percent of all households in the United States own a dog, and 30 percent to 37 percent own a cat.
With so many TLDs to choose from, web marketers and online businesses are finding near infinite branding opportunities. At the same time, these new domains are creating a bit of confusion due to lack of information about their intended use, or the ways they can be put to use.
Picture this awful scenario: A person has been arrested. Now they need to remember the name of a lawyer, quickly, while they’re on that one phone call with Aunt Suzie. They’re crying something awful, but they know that one attorney in town everyone knows to call.
TLDs, or top-level domains, are an important decision for your attorney brand. The type of TLD influences how consumers perceive you and your firm. In the past few years, just fewer than 1,000 new gTLDs (or branded TLDs) have been released for use among consumers and businesses.
Brian Pendergraft is a Real Estate Attorney and Planlord® Attorney at tpf.legal that uses his most valuable resource, his time, on studying and practicing law to provide landlords and investors with a wide-range of services.
Come one, come all! There are new(ish) top level domains for sale, and we’re here to tell you all about them! Okay, for the uninitiated, top level domains are basically those little bits at the end of a website’s home address.
A few months ago I collated and wrote a blog post about the use of new top level domains (TLDs) entitled Does It Matter if You’re a .coffee Rather Than a .com? In it, I canvassed the opinions of seven SEO professionals in my network on the relative merits of new style TLDs over traditional domain extensions
Domain names have been at the forefront of the digital experience for 20 years. They provide the real estate for businesses to build their online presence and provide doorways for their customers to find them.
Social media remains one of the fastest changing industries out there. The norm now will definitely not be the norm six months from now, which makes it hard for communicators to create long term integrated marketing plans.
You’ve already been charged with driving more traffic to your client’s website, and now they’re flipping the script on you by creating a microsite that they want you to promote too. Sounds familiar, right?
When tech expert Katie Linendoll dishes on her favorite trends in technology, people pay attention. Among her top favorites is “not-com” domain extensions. These are the hundreds of new options to the right of the dot in a website URL.
In today’s over-competitive world, PR pros need to stand out. Especially if you’re starting your own PR business. First thing you need to cut through the noise is an online business card. A place where your potential clients can learn more about who you are and how you can help them.
If you are passionate about journalism, the website Futureof.news is worth your time. Subtitled “Conversations about the intersection of news, technology, and culture,” Future of News appears, at first glance, a love letter to journalists and ravenous news consumers alike.
Whether you have your own photography business or enjoy snapping photos as a hobby, the internet is one of the best ways to share your work with the world. Show off all your best shots with one of these domain extensions that are geared towards photographers.
To all you photographers out there, you’re in luck: right now is the best time in history to have a photography website. Not only are graphics on computers and mobile devices better than they have ever been before (meaning consumers can see every single detail of your photographs in stunning quality), but creating a website has never been simpler. The web is yours for the taking!
Are you just a little techno-phobic? Does the phrase website hosting for photographers give you chills? If you are getting ready to build a website and trying to avoid all the rookie mistakes, you have come to the right place.
Have you ever thought about starting a side hustle? You might already know about the opportunities to earn money with web design, writing or advertising on your blog, but here’s an idea for earning money online that you might not have thought about before — sell photos online.