Archive for December, 2007

Christmas opening hours

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While many of us at 123-reg are heading off for Christmas, the office won’t be completely deserted. Our dedicated support team will be sticking around to provide help online and on...


Preview of new 123-reg webmail

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As a special Christmas treat, we’ve decided to give 123-reg customers who read this blog a sneak preview of our exciting new webmail system. It’s fully functional, so you can use it to...


The hot topics of 2007: Google Zeitgeist

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The end of 2007 is just round the corner now, so we’re entering the time of the year that’s crammed with reviews of the last twelve months. One of the...



New BBC homepage revealed

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The BBC’s taken the wraps off its redesigned homepage and made it available to the general public. It hasn’t replaced their existing homepage yet, but you can see the beta version here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/home/beta/ We’re not usually...


Total domains now 146 million – VeriSign

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Hot on the heels of the November report from Nominet, VeriSign – the global registry operator for .com and .net domains – has released its quarterly report into the state of...


140,000 a month? Nominet report reveals all

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Towards the end of November, Nominet – the organisation which runs the .uk domain registry – released its domain name industry report. This is the first one they’ve produced –...


Where do website names come from?

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I’ve just spotted a good article in the New York Times bemoaning the way websites get named these days. The article’s writer, David Pogue, reckons there’s a real lack of imagination....


Top 6…ways to improve your online shop

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So you’ve started selling online and you want to maximise your sales. Here are 6 tips that could help: Use clear descriptions and good pictures. If you sell a physical...


Monkey shine on tree – Part 2

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I’ll be honest, I wasn’t expecting to get ranked that high in such a short space of time (123-reg is #1 and WebFusion is #2). It’s worth noting that there...