New gTLD Report – July 2018

From .TOP and .ICU surpassing .XYZ to .ONLINE hanging tough onto its position, the trending new gTLDs list saw plenty of variations during the month of July. It was .TOP that took the lead and secured the first spot among the trending new gTLDs with a 39% share. .ICU was able to secure the second spot with a 12% share of the new gTLDs registered. With a 11% share of the new gTLDs sold, .XYZ was able to secure a spot in the top three in the month of July, down a few spots from the previous month. .FUN and […]

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Difference between wix and wordpress for blogging

The Battle of the Blogging Platforms – Can Wix hold a candle to WordPress?

The terms ‘blog’ and ‘website’ are sometimes used interchangeably on the internet today. Therefore, let’s take a look at what really distinguishes a ‘blog’. What makes a blog? Web pages with a series of posts in chronological order that allow comments from readers. In other words, content that will be regularly churned out takes centre-stage. Setting up a blog is not difficult. While there are several blogging platforms such as WordPress, Blogger, Medium, Wix, Weebly and many more, each has its pros and cons and to stand out in the crowded blogging world, you will need to pick the right […]

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.BLOG: The Writer’s Address

I’ve been a writer for over 15 years and a blogger for about 6 of those years. Yet, while it’s great to write online and share my writing with my friends and family (basically, anyone with the link), I’m aware that my content reaches only a limited audience. Mainly because: 1) My blog was not easily discoverable online 2) Without a shared link, the web address of my blog was not easily remembered Cut to 2014 when I joined ResellerClub and became aware of TLDs other than .COM and .ORG. I now know that as I writer, I have a […]

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Understanding the Difference between Permanent HTML Redirects and Other Redirects

Shifting websites from one domain to another is a common scenario especially if users face issues with their existing domains. For example, issues like older websites with static backgrounds or GIFs, websites simply wanting to change the domain name, remodelling websites to be responsive, etc are fairly common. Though changing the URL of the website is a feasible solution, there is considerable risk involved in it. As a business owner if you plan any of the above, and your website has a good search engine rank or incoming traffic then this move could affect your business. In this article, we’ll […]

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New gTLD Report – June 2018

We have completed the first half of the year and the second half holds some interesting prospects for new gTLDs. But before that, here’s the report for the trending new gTLDs for the month of June. With 51% of the total share of new gTLDs registered, .XYZ continued to hold onto the top spot. Continuing the trend, .TOP was also able to hold onto its second spot. The month of June had a few new gTLDs like new-entrant .ICU and .WEBSITE climbing up to the top 5 list thus displacing a couple of them that have been consistent for a […]

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importance of secondary dns

Importance of Secondary DNS

If you have waited with bated breath for your school or college results, you must have also noticed that the institution generally provides more than one link to view the results and this, of course, makes you less nervous! The simple reason being if one link doesn’t work you can always use the other links. This facility of multiple providers is basically called Secondary DNS. But then what is DNS in the first place? Domain Name System or DNS (or servers) is basically an internet service that translates domain names into IP (Internet Protocol) address. As IP addresses are numerical […]

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.DESIGN: The Domain Extension that Matches your Passion

.DESIGN is an nTLD that’s perfect for design professionals, interior designers, websites, UX & graphic designers, etc. For people in such professions, a domain name ending with a .DESIGN extension looks professional on a business card or a flyer. The domain extension is unique, therefore making your customers’ domain name memorable. .DESIGN is already in use by premier organizations such as Facebook (facebook.design) and Airbnb (airbnb.design) to display their design work. While these two organizations use the domain name to showcase projects and share blog articles on UX and design, the domain extension could be used to hire talent in […]

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New gTLD Report – May 2018

With the advent of summer and our exciting summer hosting promos, the sales for the new gTLDs witnessed a 65% spike in total counts compared to the previous month, which was a massive leap. .XYZ, retained its top spot in May with a 91% increase in its overall sales. .TOP continued to secure the second spot among the trending new gTLDs with a relatively modest 18% jump in its sales. The trending gTLDs in the top 5 list for the month remained the same, with a few of them swapping their positions. Here’s a precise summary of the top 15 […]

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