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Apple loses control of iPad.com domain names

Despite being one of the wealthiest tech companies in the world, Apple has lost a vital domain name portfolio for its hit iPad tablets. With the new retina display iPad announced yesterday at Yerba Buena Centre for Arts in San Francisco, we can reveal that www.iPad.com is a dead website, showing a construction site saying ‘coming soon’. Elsewhere a British design company that has been trading for over 18 years owns the lucrative www.apple.co.uk While Apple does own the rights to apple.com, iPod.com, iWork.com, iCloud.com and iMac.com, the Cupertino-based tech innovators have lost control of their iPad name portfolio in … Continue reading

50% off .CO Domains

Get 50% off .CO Domains – the most interesting shake up of the Internet in recent years. The .CO domain has become one of the most sucessful new domain extensions in the world since it was launched in the summer of 2010 – and the number of registrations keeps growing! It’s so close to the .COM and .CO.UK – but shorter and easier to remember. Plenty of opportunities Like .com, the new .CO domain is globally recognisable. It’s the ideal domain to make your online identity stand out from the crowd! .CO can represent many areas, so let your imagination … Continue reading

Tips for choosing the right domain…

Choosing your domain name is one of the most important things you will do for your online business – so careful attention should be paid to ensure you select the perfect domain for you. The first thing you need to decide when choosing a domain name is whether you want it to be obvious to Internet users. The advantage to having a domain name that is clearly related to your website’s topic is it may help people find your website through keyword searches. Also, it may be easier for people to remember a domain name that is fairly intuitive.   … Continue reading

In your Google Ad | Highlight your brand

Earlier this month, the Inside AdWords crew at Google released an exciting new change for AdWords which will now show the display URL in the headline for select top placement ads. For example, whereas previously the ad would read Register a Domain Name it now shows up as Register a Domain Name | names.co.uk Raising the prominence of your brand like this reassures existing customers, enhances future recognition from potential customers and, of course, gives more room in the headline for specific promotions. This raised profile of the URL also means you need your domain to work harder for you. … Continue reading

.CO Still Going Strong

If you still haven’t secured your .CO Domain extension (Colombia) then we’d suggest you at least check availability in key names that are important to protect your online brand. Since the launch of .CO in 2010, more than 600,000 names have been claimed and the Domain is still attracting heavy marketing investment illustrated by a recent US prime time advertisement for .CO shown during the Super Bowl. Google has placed .CO alongside generic top-level domains like .com, .net or .org by allowing geotargeting of .CO within Webmaster tools giving you the option to target your .CO content to specific countries. … Continue reading

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