domain names

5 tips on hosting and reselling domains

Written on 30 May, 2016 by Uyen Vu

Becoming a domain or hosting reseller can be a savvy business move. The explosion of online businesses has created near-infinite demand for domains and hosting – a trend that can lead to tidy profits for those in the know. Here are our five tips to help you on your way.... Read more

Categories: Domains, General Wholesale, Hosting | Tags: domain names, domains, online business, resell, web hosting

6 ways domain names impact SEO and social media

Written on 15 February, 2016 by TPP Wholesale

The domain name a business chooses for its website is much more important than you might believe. In fact, domain names can influence a website’s performance in several aspects, from its search engine ranking to its social media impact.  1. Overly generic keyword domains lose value There was a time... Read more

Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names, marketing, online business, online marketing, seo, social media

Is your domain name brandable?

Written on 16 November, 2015 by TPP Wholesale

In a world that's becoming increasingly digitally-orientated, your domain name is more than just an address. It's one of the cornerstones on which you’ll build your brand – so it's essential to get it right. Your domain is one of the first things customers will see when searching online for... Read more

Categories: Domains | Tags: branding, business, domain names, online business

Why you should vote YES to opening .au for direct registrations

Written on 03 September, 2015 by TPP Wholesale

Over the years, there have been a number of discussions around whether or not the .au domain name should be available for registrations directly in the second level. An example of a second level registration would be companyname.au rather than companyname.com.au. This discussion has recently come up again, as .au... Read more

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.au Domain Name Registrations reach 3 Million

Written on 28 July, 2015 by Emily Rice

It all began in 1986 when Jon Postel, operator of IANA, allocated the .au Top Level Domain Name to Kevin Robert Elz of Melbourne University. Kevin was the architect of the original .au domain name eligiblity criteria, which required a direct connection between a company's official name and domain name.... Read more

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Why we should have anything .au?

Written on 27 May, 2015 by TPP Wholesale

Let’s face it, the policies and rules for .au domain names are confusing, arbitrary and burden the industry and users alike with pointless red-tape. Our current system of names is nothing more than a cut and paste job based on the US-centric top levels created by Robert Elz nearly 30... Read more

Categories: Domains, General Wholesale | Tags: auda, domain names

New gTLDs launched just in time for Christmas

Written on 27 November, 2014 by TPP Wholesale

There’s been a lot of fuss over the thousands of new gTLD extensions that have launched into the world wide web, including local heros, .sydney and .melbourne, to the more general .pink, .guru and .email, to name a few. For those looking to find new ways to market themselves online,... Read more

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.NZ domains Launch this month

Written on 29 August, 2014 by TPP Wholesale

Second level .NZ domains will be available for registration at 1pm (NZDT) 30th September 2014. The launch of .NZ means your clients will be able to register www.mywebsite.nz, dropping the .co/.net/.org, that traditionally sat in the third 'level' position, directly in a .nz domain name. For anyone who currently owns... Read more

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Say hello to .melbourne, Victoria’s newest gTLD

Written on 21 August, 2014 by TPP Wholesale

The domain-name market has been irrevocably altered by the introduction of new gTLD extensions, with businesses around the world looking to their domain providers for a new way to represent their interests online. And now, the businesses of Victoria will be keen to capitalise on the opportunities offered by the... Read more

Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names, domains, small business

Are you ready for the flood of new gTLDs?

Written on 03 July, 2014 by TPP Wholesale

How many domain extensions do you currently offer your customers? Of course you sell .com, .com.au and probably .net and .net.au. But beyond that, what else do you offer and how many of each do you sell? .com and .com.au have always ruled in the Australian market, but that’s all... Read more

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