An entrepreneur’s journey

We’d like to introduce one of our customers; inspirational entrepreneur, Gareth Phoenix. His online venture began at the end of 2015 when he took his passion for fashion and his desire to build a family business to the next level and launched his online store, Gentlemen’s Practice. Gentlemen’s Practice offers a unique range of men’s accessories aimed at making “every day a dapper day”. Gareth said, “Launching my online business gave me the opportunity to combine something I love – fashion, with my desire to run a business from home and spend more time with my family. It’s been a […]

.COM turns 30!

.COM turned 30 this week and continues to hold a strong position in the domain name market with more than one third of our customers registering a .COM. Hailing from the same era as shoulder pads and fishnet stockings, Ninja Turtles and My Little Pony, it has slowly become a firm favourite and much like Madonna, it’s now one of the most recognised names in the world. Our domain name specialist, Kelly Salter said, “.COM is 30 – its very old in terms of Internet age but it’s still playing an integral role in the domain name world today. With […]

Have you got all your domain bases covered?

Value the Classics Classic domain extensions such as .com, and .net are well established on the web and recognised by everyone making them unlikely to ever go out of fashion. They are a staple choice, a great foundation for your website and already have a strong foothold in search engines. With today’s changing domain landscape and the introduction of so many new extensions, it’s never been more important to value the strong and steadfast names for your website. Discover the Contemporary Why do I need any of the new domain extensions you might ask? New gTLD’s are about choice […]

ICANN: Some BIG Issues Debated

We’ve just been to the ICANN 44 conference in Prague and picked up information we think you need to know. You may not be aware what ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) does or how important ICANN is to the Internet. If you think the role of ICANN is simply to ensure it “coordinates the Domain Name System (DNS)”, then you’re wrong. Right now, the Internet community is on the edge of a “choice revolution” on the lead up to controversial new gTLD’s (Generic Top Level Domains) and at the same time your Domain registrant privacy is being […]

Apple loses control of 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 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 While Apple does own the rights to,,, and, the Cupertino-based tech innovators have lost control of their iPad name portfolio in […]