Latest New TLDs at HEXONET:
HEXONET continues to launch more new TLDs on our regular Tuesday schedule, including several highly anticipated new TLDs these past couple of weeks:
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Keep up with the latest New TLDs launch dates with HEXONET's calendar here.
ICANN Announces Phase One Results from Multiyear Consumer Study on the Domain Name Landscape
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has published the findings from its ICANN Global Consumer Research Study, Phase One, conducted on its behalf by Nielsen, to measure aspects of consumer awareness, perceived consumer choice, experience and trust related to the current generic top-level domain (gTLD) landscape and the domain name system (DNS). There are some excellent highlights in this research especially pertaining to the new gTLDs. You can access the complete report here.
Happy Birthday .Ninja!
May 28th was the one year anniversary of .NINJA domain name! Powered by registry operator Rightside, .NINJA has garnered over 40,000 registrations in its first year. Here are some interesting facts about the domain:
- Nearly 10% of .NINJA sites feature a custom ninja logo or graphic
- Developer Ninjas: 61% of personal sites on .NINJA are owned by developers or IT professionals; 34% of blogs on .NINJA are about software development
- Ninja is an excellent ambassador for the new gTLD industry. It will be very exciting to see what unfolds for .NINJA as it matures
.NEWS - Extra! Extra! Read All About GoLive on July 15th
The new gTLD .NEWS has had exceptional interest since its inception and has one of the top number of EOIs (Expressions of Interest). HEXONET is excited to announce that .NEWS will enter Early Access on July 8th and will subsequently follow with General Availability on July 15th. .NEWS is the new domain name dedicated for businesses, people, services, organizations, or anyone related or passionate about news. This new gTLD is perfect for these news providers including those who blog and tweet about the latest events. Get your .News domain today.
Reasons for .NEWS:
- Makes a bold, direct statement of your site’s content and purpose
- Places you at the heart of internet business and traffic
- Instantly identifies your site with your news services sector
- Differentiates you from other content creators and suppliers
- Aggregates all your news content in one place
- Suggests professionalism and expertise
- Builds community
- Reinforces your brand to consumers
- Highlights your services
If you haven't already converted your EOIs to pre-registrations, now is the time to do so. Click here to learn more.