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Thomas Costello

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Find out why the price of .UK domains are changing

 
 

In November 2015, Nominet who are the official registry for all UK domain names announced that it would be raising wholesale domain prices. This change will affect the amount that 123-reg is charged for securing a UK domain name and will affect all names ending in .uk. This price change will be effective, 1st March…


Upcoming 123-reg events in 2016

 
 

123-reg is committed to helping you grow your business and succeed online. Over the course of 2016, our marketing and product experts will be out and about sharing their knowledge at a number of events across the UK. The events have all been specially selected and will help you to gain knowledge, tools and understanding…


Who is your favourite .london?

 
 
London awards

123-reg is delighted to be a lead sponsor for the inaugural Dot London Small Business Awards. The awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the great things that the capital’s small businesses are achieving in the world’s greatest city. The awards will celebrate everything that is great about small businesses, what is great about London…


Personalise the web

 
 
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This month, 123-reg launched its industry-leading website builder, helping all businesses and web professionals to build responsive, personalised websites quickly. The launch will enable all UK businesses to build mobile optimised and dynamic websites without technical training and skills considerably shortening the time to get responsive websites live enabling all businesses to compete better online.…



Managing brand reputation in a social world

 
 
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Earlier in August, we were lucky enough to invite 100 of our customers to Google’s London HQ where we ran a conference aimed at helping people improve the way they do business online. We would have loved it all of our customers could have joined us at the event, but for that to happen we…


Could your small business be under threat from new online privacy laws?

 
 
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A number of new proposals are being considered by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which could potentially have a very damaging impact on small businesses. The proposals, which are still under consideration from the Internet’s governing body, would see sweeping changes to WHOIS privacy which would result in ‘commercial’ entities being…



Does national identity matter to SMEs in Wales?

 
 
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On Wednesday 3rd March, 123-reg hosted a round-table discussion with a number of key influencers in Wales to discuss the importance of the recently launched .wales and .cymru domain names. The event came on the back of the highly anticipated St David’s Day general availability launch of both .wales and cymru. The discussion focused on…


Protect your business against GHOST vulnerability

 
 
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Cloud security company Qualys has reported that their research team have discovered a major security hole GHOST (CVE-2015-0235), in the Linux GNU C Library (glibc). It has been reported that this vulnerability enables hackers to remotely take control of systems without knowing any system IDs or passwords. What is the Ghost vulnerability? The Ghost vulnerability…