Archive for the ‘Domains’ Category


Why your business needs a new gTLD

For any small business, one of the most critical decisions is choosing a domain name. For too long there were only a handful of Top-Level Domains like .com, .org and .net on offer for a small business, making this important decision even more stressful. As the internet has grown and more businesses and individuals have [...]

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Domain-ating the news – How your domain could hit the headlines

What’s the first thing you do when you hear a news story on the radio, tv or perhaps overhear a conversation that interests you? Google it? Whether it is Google or another search engine, the chances are you use your smartphone, tablet or possibly laptop or desktop to search for the keyword you just heard. [...]

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I have a domain, now what?

So, you’ve registered your first domain name. Fantastic! Now you are one step closer to building your brand and promoting your skills or products and services online. Whether you’re a freelancer and want to showcase your portfolio online or a small web store selling products on the Internet, once you have a registered domain, getting [...]

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Introducing Dot London: The nation’s capital domain

In late 2013 it was announced that London & Partners, the promotional organisation for London, was successful in its application to set up and manage the new dot London domain name. Thanks to London and Partners, the capital will be one of the first major cities to launch its very own domain name. From 29th [...]

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New developments in the photography domain. Worth snapping up?

The first tranche of new gTLD launches to general availability appear to be focused on the creative sectors and in particular if you are in the Photography field there’s a wealth of opportunity to grab a clever and useful domain name. Whether you are a professional portrait photographer, a sports snapper or just an amateur [...]

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Everything your business needs to know about new gTLDs

As you read this, the web is undergoing one of its most dramatic changes ever. The move will have a fundamental impact on the way websites are named and that means it will have a fundamental impact on online businesses. If you’re not up to speed with things, this guide will answer the most important [...]


How .uk may make you more social

Wait. Did you just notice that? The UK internet just experienced its biggest shake-up ever, moving UK businesses on par with European competitors and helping them dramatically with their online marketing. From today you can pre-order your .uk domain name via 123-reg and in a world dominated by a desire for smaller, faster and more [...]


Are you ready for Generation XYZ?

This year is set to be one of the most exciting in the history of the internet. 2014 will mark the beginning of a new era with the expansion of new generic Top Level Domains (new gTLD’s). The internet will see 1,400 new domains launch over the next two years and we will be profiling [...]

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Important Domain Registration Changes

Over the last couple of weeks you may have seen a number of communications from 123-reg and others relating to some changes that The Internet Corporation for Assigned Domains and Numbers (ICANN) has made to global domain policy. This policy change has been made to introduce an added layer of security on the internet to [...]