Archive for the ‘News’ Category

What’s in a Web Address Name? [Infographic]
by Kyle Stubbs on April 9th, 2014

With hundreds of new domain extensions being released this year, take a look at what makes up the perfect web address.


Roll up roll up!
by Sarah Holt on March 20th, 2014


The next wave of TLDs has gone on sale this week, giving resellers another opportunity to sell sell sell.

Since the start of the year, more than 30 new TLDs have gone on sale, as alternatives to .com, and .net. By now, some resellers have turned into selling machines.

This week, .center, .company, .computer, and .management went on sale, giving you the opportunity to approach the white-collar companies in your customer base.

However, just in case selling fatigue is kicking in, we thought we’d help you take a leaf out of the book of the UK’s best tradespeople.

The market stall holders of London could sell snow to the eskimos and outback to the Auzzies. And here’s a little guide to the lingo they use to do so…


Breaking News: .domains goes on sale today!
by Sarah Holt on March 12th, 2014

Lego - final

The new TLD .domains goes on sale at 4pm GMT today. So thought it would be fitting to do a little ode to domains.


Extra Extra Read All About It!
by Sarah Holt on February 28th, 2014


The next wave of new TLDs has been released onto the internet. There’s now a library’s worth of new web address endings for you to tell your customers about. The newest additions are .tips, .voyage, .diamonds, and .enterprises. Get them while they’re hot.


The Reseller’s New Secret Weapon
by Sarah Holt on February 20th, 2014

James Bond - TLDs

Show your customers you’re at the cutting-edge of what you do, by setting them up with the internet’s new TLDs.


Google and .med
by Sarah Holt on February 3rd, 2014


Google and The Cleveland Clinic fail in bid to operate .med

Google’s foray into the world of medical domain names ground to halt recently, after it received word from an arbitration panel that its proposed .med extension would ‘create likelihood of detriment to medical community’.


How To Improve Your Google Rankings
by Sarah Holt on January 27th, 2014


One minute you’re up, the next you’re down – it can be hard to keep up with Google’s search engine algorithms.

The SEO landscape has undergone a major amount of flux in the last year or so. From Penguin and Panda to Hummingbird, the company has had a zoo’s worth of updates. These cute-sounding tweaks have totally changed the way your website ranks on Google search. Here are the latest tips for hitting the top of the table…  


How To Launch A New Business
by Sarah Holt on January 24th, 2014

Launch man

Why setting your customers up online gives them a launchpad for establishing the rest of their business.

Starting a business isn’t easy. Some of the world’s most powerful businessmen, including Richard Branson of Virgin Atlantic, have admitted to failing once in a while. But no-one should have to stumble at the first hurdles.


The Implications of the IPv6 Transitions for Businesses
by Tim on May 24th, 2013

Many of the tech changes we see on the market have taken years to test and develop. This is also true for IPv6, the next-generation of Internet networking technology. Now, most hosting providers and corporations have changed over to IPv6 because it provides a solution to the lack of IP addresses of the old IPv4 technology. However, there are still some issues that companies face when shifting from the this old technology to the newer IPv6.

Domain Fraud: Google Uncovers Shady Digital Certificates
by Jake Neeley on April 4th, 2013

Google, Mozilla and Microsoft have recently had major concerns regarding a fraudulent digital certificate that could allow any online criminal to impersonate the Google domain.  This issue was first detected over the 2012 Christmas holidays and while there were no major catastrophes, it is still an issue that needs to be addressed.

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