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ICANN

  • ICANN’s Information Briefings for UN Diplomats Go Virtual
    ICANN’s Government and Intergovernmental Organizations Engagement team (GE) has facilitated discussions at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York and Geneva since 2014. We do this, because it is critical that ICANN have participation, rep…
    - 23 days ago, 6 May 20, 7:00am -
  • Introducing the DNS Security Facilitation Initiative Technical Study Group
    Attacks on the Domain Name System (DNS) rarely impact only one actor in the Internet ecosystem. With significant recent attacks such as the Sea Turtle hijacking and the DNSpionage, we see an urgent need to come together and respond. The solution, or…
    - 23 days ago, 6 May 20, 7:00am -
  • An Update From The 2020 Nominating Committee
    The 2020 Nominating Committee (NomCom) continues its work to find the most qualified candidates for open ICANN leadership positions. While the COVID-19 pandemic has posed unique challenges, it is important that you know our efforts are proceeding. We…
    - 23 days ago, 6 May 20, 7:00am -
  • Further Securing Zoom Meetings
    In an effort to ensure the security of our online meetings, ICANN is making several changes to our Zoom configuration. The majority of these changes are behind the scenes and will not greatly impact a typical user’s experience in Zoom. However, the…
    - 25 days ago, 4 May 20, 7:00am -
  • Reporting Potential Pandemic-Related Domains

    Reporting Potential Pandemic-Related Domains

    IntroductionAny significant event attracts a number of interested parties. Both offline and online, some parties will have good intentions and, unfortunately, others will not. During newsworthy events in particular, domain registrations containing t…
    - 28 days ago, 1 May 20, 7:00am -
  • Supporting the Work of Our Global Community over the Next Few Months: Leveraging Remote Participation
    ICANN serves a global community. Face-to-face engagement and remote participation are integral to our work, and act as the primary forms of interaction for our stakeholders and community. However, the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging this notion. Tod…
    - 29 days ago, 30 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • ICANN Board Withholds Consent for a Change of Control of the Public Interest Registry (PIR)
    Today, the ICANN Board made the decision to reject the proposed change of control and entity conversion request that Public Interest Registry (PIR) submitted to ICANN.After completing extensive due diligence, the ICANN Board finds that withholding c…
    - 29 days ago, 30 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Do You Have a Domain Name? Here's What You Need to Know.
    Part VI: Identifying Phishing Scams, DNSSEC-Signing, and Other Tips to Protect Your Domain NameAs a domain name registrant, it's important to always understand and adhere to your rights and responsibilities and to educate yourself about how to best…
    - 29 days ago, 30 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • ICANN Community Priorities and the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Earlier this year, Supporting Organization (SO) and Advisory Committee (AC) leaders met to outline their priorities for 2020. This exercise provided a starting point for current discussions about prioritizing ICANN community work in light of the COVI…
    - 30 days ago, 29 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Prioritizing the Board’s Work and Goals During COVID-19
    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our daily lives, more and more people are turning to the Internet to connect with friends and families, conduct business, and stay up-to-date with the latest information. ICANN, as the coordinator of the…
    - 36 days ago, 23 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Feedback Needed for PTI’s First Comprehensive Strategic Plan
    As many of you are aware, ICANN org adopted its Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025 (FY21-25) and is now completing its Operating Plan for the same period as part of the ICANN Planning Process. With all of the planning work happening across the…
    - 37 days ago, 22 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Conducting a Key Signing Ceremony in the Face of COVID-19
    Four times a year, ICANN brings together experts from around the world to perform a "key signing ceremony" — a critical operational event that is fundamental to how we secure the Domain Name System (DNS). In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and relat…
    - 38 days ago, 21 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • ICANN to Extend Community Childcare Grants Pilot Program
    ICANN is extending its Community Childcare Grants Pilot Program to Fiscal Year 2021. The extension was made due to the remote participation-only nature of the ICANN67 and ICANN68 Public Meetings, as well as the cancelation of the 2020 GDD Industry Su…
    - 39 days ago, 20 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • New Policy Development Fundamentals Course Now Available on ICANN Learn
    The ICANN community develops and refines policies that ensure the security, stability, and resiliency of the global Internet. The ICANN organization is proud to facilitate this work and to support the core, consensus-driven policy and advice developm…
    - 39 days ago, 20 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Trendsetting Virtual Meetings: Inquiring Minds Want to Know
    When ICANN67 became ICANN’s first-ever virtual Public Meeting, little did we realize the interest it would stir. It was only after the Los Angeles Times reported on our preparation in its online and print editions that the importance of this ‘inn…
    - 39 days ago, 20 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • ICANN Org’s Multifaceted Response to DNS Abuse
    While the March report from ICANN’s Domain Abuse Activity Reporting system show a general reduction in second-level gTLD domain names identified as being used in phishing, malware distribution, and botnet command and control, it has been widely rep…
    - 39 days ago, 20 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Best-of-Breed Software: Not Just an Afterthought
    Every day, the ICANN org, Board, and community use a number of different software platforms and applications to create and collaborate on ICANN’s work. This is especially the case right now, with so many of us working from home. Each one of these p…
    - 43 days ago, 16 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Update from the Office of the Ombudsman
    The Office of the Ombudsman remains fully operational despite the ongoing disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. My ICANN Ombuds team member, Barbara Curwin, and I would like to update you on recent work. We are pleased to announce the ICANN O…
    - 50 days ago, 9 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • Addressing Recent Zoom News
    Recently, ICANN’s video conferencing platform, Zoom, has been in the news quite a bit. With shelter-in-place and work-from-home becoming more familiar, not only for the ICANN community but the world at large, Zoom has become a vital tool for many b…
    - 51 days ago, 8 Apr 20, 7:00am -
  • PIR Transaction and Proposed Public Interest Commitments Update
    Since Public Interest Registry (PIR) formally notified ICANN of the proposed change of control transaction on 14 November 2019, the ICANN org and Board have worked together to thoughtfully and thoroughly evaluate the proposed acquisition to ensure th…
    - 51 days ago, 8 Apr 20, 7:00am -

Verisign

GoDaddy Blog

  • newWhat’s the right web hosting plan for me and my clients? 

    What’s the right web hosting plan for me and my clients? 

    With the number of web hosting options available at GoDaddy, it can be overwhelming to pick the right one. Each type of hosting has its […]The post What’s the right web hosting plan for me and my clients?  appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 16 hours ago, 28 May 20, 6:19pm -
  • newHow to change your business entity — What small businesses need to know
    How often do you think about the entity formation of your small business and whether you need to change your business entity? Some entrepreneurs might […]The post How to change your business entity — What small businesses need to know appeared f…
    - 21 hours ago, 28 May 20, 1:30pm -
  • How to help ensure Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness
    This article originally published on GoDaddy’s OpenWeStand.org website. Disclaimer: This program is offered by the U.S. government, not GoDaddy. Please see the linked pages for […]The post How to help ensure Paycheck Protection Program loan forg…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 20, 5:00pm -
  • Who to follow on Twitter

    Who to follow on Twitter

    Did you know that figuring out who to follow on Twitter can boost your own business’s following on the social media platform? It’s true. And […]The post Who to follow on Twitter appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 20, 1:31pm -
  • Webinar: WooCommerce 101
    As most web designers and developers know, eCommerce websites are a different animal. If you’re new to building eCommerce sites for clients, you’re probably beginning […]The post Webinar: WooCommerce 101 appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 20, 7:48pm -
  • How to use Instagram to drive website traffic

    How to use Instagram to drive website traffic

    It’s not enough to have an engaged Instagram following who likes your photos and comments on your posts. You also need to use Instagram to […]The post How to use Instagram to drive website traffic appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 20, 1:30pm -
  • 10 entrepreneurial lessons you didn’t learn in college

    10 entrepreneurial lessons you didn’t learn in college

    Some entrepreneurial lessons simply can’t be learned in a classroom. Traditional college business courses do teach important and necessary principles like economics, statistics, communication, marketing […]The post 10 entrepreneurial lessons you…
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 20, 1:30pm -
  • 7 ways to bring more customers to your carpenter company

    7 ways to bring more customers to your carpenter company

    This post was originally published on July 24, 2017, and was updated on May 21, 2020. It’s nearing the end of the month. You’ve just […]The post 7 ways to bring more customers to your carpenter company appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 20, 3:32pm -
  • Webinar: How to help your clients adapt and succeed online
    powered by Crowdcast Hi! I’m Andy McIlwain, the Senior Community Manager for GoDaddy Pro. What follows is a compilation of advice, pulled from what we’re […]The post Webinar: How to help your clients adapt and succeed online appeared first on…
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 20, 2:46pm -
  • How to create a landscaping business website

    How to create a landscaping business website

    Landscaping businesses rely on manual work, rather than digital exchanges. But they still need to have a website to succeed in the modern era. Your […]The post How to create a landscaping business website appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 20, 1:31pm -
  • How to use Twitter for business

    How to use Twitter for business

    If you’re like many entrepreneurs, you’re constantly looking for free ways to promote your business. You’ve likely set up a Facebook page, a profile on […]The post How to use Twitter for business appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 20, 1:30pm -
  • 7 things to include on an HVAC website

    7 things to include on an HVAC website

    This post was originally published on Aug. 8, 2018, and was updated on May 19, 2020. With people stuck inside potentially throughout the summer this […]The post 7 things to include on an HVAC website appeared first on GoDaddy Blog.
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 20, 1:00pm -

Namecheap Blog

  • newHow To Create Content that Makes YOU the Expert

    How To Create Content that Makes YOU the Expert

    You know you’re an expert. Your repeat customers know you’re an expert.  The challenge is to convince the rest of the world that you’re an expert, and that the service you provide or the product you sell is worthy of their time. By now you’v…
    - 20 hours ago, 28 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • Inspired by Everyone’s #CreateFromHome Efforts

    Inspired by Everyone’s #CreateFromHome Efforts

    At a time of international lockdown and unprecedented measures, we continue to be moved by the spirit, innovation, and entrepreneurship of our customers and team members — Namecheap’s people both internal and external.  It Always Comes Back to P…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • Is Your WordPress Website Really Protected?

    Is Your WordPress Website Really Protected?

    Before revealing our recommendations on how to properly protect your WordPress website, let’s start with a little quiz to test your WordPress security smarts.  Whatever your score, keeping your WordPress website protected is paramount. And given h…
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 20, 5:00am -
  • A Tale of Two Newsletters

    A Tale of Two Newsletters

    Change can be a good thing, especially when the catalyst driving that change is the voice of our own readers. Listening to your feedback proves that we take your opinions seriously. We also hope it shows that we value your time and attention by ensur…
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • .ORG Decision – A Win for Consumers

    .ORG Decision – A Win for Consumers

    Last month, the organization that oversees the domain name system decided to block the sale of the non-profit that operates the .ORG domain name to a private equity company. This was a big win for consumers. But Internet users face an ongoing fight t…
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 20, 1:00pm -
  • Coming Together While Staying Apart

    Coming Together While Staying Apart

    The COVID-19 outbreak has upended our lives on an unprecedented scale. With new norms like empty streets, ransacked supermarkets, and mass hysteria on social media, the pandemic has created a feeling of uncertainty and discomfort among us. Do I have…
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • How to Get a Domain on a Budget

    How to Get a Domain on a Budget

    Whether you’re trying to take your offline business online, start a side hustle, or start a brand new business, getting a domain name is your first step. Selecting a good domain name is important. You’re going to use the domain for a long time an…
    - 9 days ago, 20 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • Best Automated Digital Marketing Tools for Solopreneurs

    Best Automated Digital Marketing Tools for Solopreneurs

    Did you know? In 2015, only 22% of businesses used marketing automation tools.  In 2020 that number has more than doubled, with 51% of businesses using some form of marketing automation. And that percentage goes even higher when it comes to solo mar…
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 20, 3:00pm -
  • Transfer Your Domains and Save this Transfer Week!

    Transfer Your Domains and Save this Transfer Week!

    If you missed out on our first Transfer Week of 2020, don’t worry—because our spring edition starts now and runs until May 25 (11:59 PM ET).  Our Transfer Week sale means you can move domains, cPanel sites, and now WordPress sites to Namecheap a…
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 20, 7:18am -
  • Developing Your Personal Brand

    Developing Your Personal Brand


    - 11 days ago, 18 May 20, 3:00pm -

Namesilo Blog

  • How Ransomware Attacks Target WordPress Sites
    If you run a small business, your website probably runs on WordPress. The platform is by far the most popular Content Management System (CMS) for small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs), and in fact among businesses in general: estimates now suggest th…
    - 73 days ago, 17 Mar 20, 10:09pm -
  • How Much Does a Domain Name Cost?
    The price of domains depends on a number of factors, including extensions, availability, and your registrar of choice, which is why it’s important to carefully consider each and every one of them before you purchase your new domain.The post How Mu…
    - 73 days ago, 17 Mar 20, 4:55pm -
  • Domain Flipping: What You Need to Know to Get Started
    In theory, it’s fairly simple: you buy a domain at the lowest price possible, and then resell it at a significantly higher cost. In practice, you might not sell anything for months, years even, and you probably won’t earn as much money as you ori…
    - 80 days ago, 10 Mar 20, 1:28pm -
  • Marketplace Stats January 2020
    Marketplace stats for January 2020The post Marketplace Stats January 2020 appeared first on NameSilo Blog.
    - 1 Feb 20, 10:30pm -
  • Registration Stats January 2020
    Registration stats for January 2020The post Registration Stats January 2020 appeared first on NameSilo Blog.
    - 1 Feb 20, 10:25pm -
  • How To Choose The Perfect Domain Name For Your Website
    How important do you think a domain name is? Here’s the truth—it’s far more important than you are guessing. Picking the right domain name is one of the most important and long-term decisions you’ll make for your business and your overall bra…
    - 31 Jan 20, 1:00pm -
  • How To Sell A Domain Name: Simple Step-By-Step Guide
    Even though domain selling has become a lucrative business over the years—even a hobby for some people—it doesn’t mean that it’s easy to do and there’s no guarantee that you’ll sell your domain for a lot of money.The post How To Sell A D…
    - 30 Jan 20, 12:00pm -
  • Marketplace Stats December 2019
    The post Marketplace Stats December 2019 appeared first on NameSilo Blog.
    - 1 Jan 20, 1:51pm -
  • Registration Stats December 2019
    The post Registration Stats December 2019 appeared first on NameSilo Blog.
    - 1 Jan 20, 1:50pm -
  • Staying Safe: How To Protect Your Network From Security Threats
    Cybersecurity can sometimes seem like a huge, complex topic. The threats faced by individuals and businesses are constantly changing and increasing in complexity. There are, however, some easy wins when it comes to protecting your networks. Putting…
    - 26 Dec 19, 2:26pm -

Epik Blog

DAN.com Blog

  • A big leap forward.

    A big leap forward.

    Undeveloped launches the Domain Automation Network in partnership with IBM and re-names to DAN.COM!The Domain Automation Network V1.0 is live!We proudly introduce you to DAN.COM today. The DAN domain name marketplace, is a natural evolution of the…
    - 39 days ago, 20 Apr 20, 11:37am -
  • DAN.COM Raises Its Series A Round of Financing from AEP.

    DAN.COM Raises Its Series A Round of Financing from AEP.

    The funds raised will be used to accelerate making DAN’s vision a reality.How the deal got structured in just 3 weeks.We believe in open markets and building a company that is a force of good, innovation, partnerships, and industrywide cooperatio…
    - 10 Feb 20, 5:05pm -
  • Introducing Domain Financing 2.0

    Introducing Domain Financing 2.0

    In a nutshell: No more need for negotiations, save time, sell more domains, generate more revenue, and generate more recurring and a stable income from your domain portfolio.Our product team has spent countless hours carefully designing our new Lease…
    - 23 Jan 20, 8:20am -
  • Hoe verhuis ik mijn domeinnaam

    Hoe verhuis ik mijn domeinnaam

    Gefeliciteerd met het verkrijgen van de nieuwe domeinnaam.Het is dus zaak om zo snel mogelijk “live” te gaan om je ambitie te verwezenlijken en je droom uit te laten komen. De grote vraag is echter, hoe doe ik dit? Het volgende artikel zal je daa…
    - 1 Jul 19, 1:33pm -
  • DAN Project Update

    DAN Project Update

    The following article includes details about the first iteration of Undeveloped’s blockchain called DAN.DAN (Domain Automation Network)In our last blog post about DAN we invited the domain industry to join us in our endeavor to build and launch D…
    - 15 Jun 18, 11:18am -
  • Domain Industry, Let Us Innovate.

    Domain Industry, Let Us Innovate.

    A couple of days ago we shared a significant announcement with a bold statement: The future of the domain industry lies in blockchain. We strongly believe that we can allow the primary and secondary market evolve and grow again. But we, the industry,…
    - 1 Apr 18, 9:52am -
  • The Future Of The Domain Industry Lies In Blockchain

    The Future Of The Domain Industry Lies In Blockchain

    Undeveloped.com is on the verge of setting the path forward for the future of one of the first internet industriesAn IntroductionEver since Undeveloped started, we’ve done things differently. The sole reason why we entered the market was to become…
    - 1 Apr 18, 9:47am -
  • Hoeveel is mijn domeinnaam waard?

    Hoeveel is mijn domeinnaam waard?

    Een Undeveloped domeinnaam staat synoniem voor een droom, een ambitie, het levert een mogelijkheid en representeert een goede start. Dit betekend dan ook dat een domeinnaam veel waarde kan vertegenwoordigen! De grote vraag blijft echter, hoeveel is m…
    - 27 Sep 16, 8:21pm -
  • Promoot je domeinnamen en verkoop sneller

    Promoot je domeinnamen en verkoop sneller

    Heb je de perfecte domeinnaam voor iemand anders, maar vind je het moeilijk om de juiste kopers te bereiken?! Lees dan snel verder en kom te weten hoe jij je domeinnamen kunt promoten! Voordat we beginnen amet het promoten van je domeinnamen, zijn er…
    - 27 Sep 16, 8:16pm -
  • A big step towards our vision for the domain industry

    A big step towards our vision for the domain industry

    Domains have been around for over 30 years. 334.6 Million domain names are registered (source: Verisign) to this date. An entire industry has developed, flourished, and even started to diversify.Yet there is still a huge problem: all good domain name…
    - 27 Sep 16, 2:03pm -

Efty Blog

  • Announcing Efty’s Zapier Integration

    Announcing Efty’s Zapier Integration

    As part of our upcoming Enterprise launch, we’ve integrated with Zapier, which brings the power of Efty to more than 1500 other applications such as SalesForce, Hubspot, Slack, Gmail, Google Sheets, and Mailchimp. This means you can now create mul…
    - 1 Oct 19, 12:21pm -
  • Presenting Spinoza. The Sixth Efty Marketplace Theme.

    Presenting Spinoza. The Sixth Efty Marketplace Theme.

    Did you know that Efty-powered marketplaces reach more than 1 million visitors every month? We’re proudly hosting some of the best domain name portfolios in the world and work with some of the leading brokers as well as entire registry’s to showc…
    - 15 Aug 19, 3:21am -
  • Meet Michelet. A Brand New Theme For Your Efty Marketplace.

    Meet Michelet. A Brand New Theme For Your Efty Marketplace.

    Your domain name marketplace is much more than just a portfolio site. It is your brand and your identity on the web as a domain name investor. Often it is one of the very first things a potential buyer looks at after they land on your For-Sale landi…
    - 2 Jul 19, 1:56pm -
  • Announcing our Acquisition of DomaHub
    I am pleased to announce that we have acquired domain name management software maker DomaHub to further accelerate our market growth and cement Efty’s position as the number one subscription-based sales platform for domain name investors. DomaHub w…
    - 23 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
  • Introducing Fresku, Nubia & Nobo. Our Best-Looking For-Sale Landing Pages Yet.

    Introducing Fresku, Nubia & Nobo. Our Best-Looking For-Sale Landing Pages Yet.

    How important is a beautiful for-sale landing page when selling domains, and can you ask a premium price by doing so? At Efty, we’ve learned over the years that first impressions matter. Design matters. And having hosted millions of For-Sale landin…
    - 4 Apr 19, 2:45pm -

SquadHelp Blog

  • newHow to Find a Business Name
    Business names aren’t always easy to find. For some lucky few, a name might appear like an epiphany and you’ll just know that it was meant to be. For most people though, the task is challenging, potentially tedious, and often frustrating.  We do…
    - 18 hours ago, 28 May 20, 4:18pm -
  • Top Compound Business Names – Branding Expert Picks
    Compound names are a popular choice when it comes to business and have proven to be very effective. Essentially, a compound name is the combination of two words, squished together to create one new, catchy brand name. A great example of this is SnapC…
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 20, 9:01pm -
  • Our Guide to Product Naming
    You’ve worked hard to find and develop the perfect product, now you want to find a name that does it justice. The process of finding the perfect name can be difficult and daunting, but the good news is that it is possible.  Our guide to product na…
    - 16 days ago, 13 May 20, 7:10pm -
  • 3 Techniques for Naming A Business
    You’ve got your business idea, a vision for your branding and even a plan to get things started. Everything seems to be coming together until you realize that you don’t have a name. Before you know it, you’ll be down a rabbit hole of research a…
    - 23 days ago, 6 May 20, 7:26pm -
  • Misspelled Business Name Ideas – Branding Expert Picks
    One of the keys to picking your brand name is making sure that it stands out against the competition. A great way to do this is to purposely misspell your brand name.  This gives your name an edge and an ability to catch potential customers’ eyes…
    - 29 days ago, 30 Apr 20, 7:59pm -
  • How to Write a Value Proposition
    A value proposition is a vital component of a brand’s marketing toolbox. Without an effective one, it can be difficult to convince consumers that your company is worth doing business with. This is why it is absolutely critical that you invest the t…
    - 37 days ago, 22 Apr 20, 5:22pm -
  • Positive Branding in a Mixed-Up World
    Establishing a positive brand has never been more important. In a world where the only certainty is rapid change, people are seeking comfort from whatever means possible.   What is positive branding? As the name suggests, positive branding is all a…
    - 44 days ago, 15 Apr 20, 4:32pm -
  • Top Real Word Business Names – Branding Expert Picks
    Business owners rack their brains for months trying to come up with a catchy and effective business name. They brainstorm industry keywords, search for emotionally resonant phrases, and labor over various combinations of these words to create somethi…
    - 50 days ago, 9 Apr 20, 5:27pm -
  • Squadhelp Has the World’s Most Powerful Name Generator

    Squadhelp Has the World’s Most Powerful Name Generator

    Even if you think you know how to do it, sitting down and coming up with brand names can be frustratingly difficult. None of your ideas are clicking, even after you’ve outlined the values and imagery behind your brand. You’re racking your brain t…
    - 57 days ago, 2 Apr 20, 9:32pm -
  • Avoid these devastating Technical mistakes when naming your business or brand
    When creating name ideas for a business or brand, the most important focus is always to create a relevant name with strong meaning and positive associations. Whether the name is descriptive (PayPal, Science Comics, Noodles & Company) or subtle (Tinde…
    - 64 days ago, 26 Mar 20, 2:11pm -