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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

Say hello to .melbourne, Victoria’s newest gTLD

Written on 21 August, 2014 by Evelyn Elsted

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

.nz domains will soon be available at the second level, so what do you need to know?

Written on 01 May, 2014 by Georgia Leaker

As you may have heard, several third level domain extensions, including .nz and .uk, are in the process of becoming available at the second level. A general availablity date for second level .nz domains will be announced in July this year, while .uk domains are still in the earlier stages of planning. So... Read more

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WHOIS search explained

Written on 17 February, 2014 by Karen Lim-Sam

When you register a domain name for your business website, the registrant is obliged to publish all of the relevant data in a WHOIS database. However, if you want to take advantage of any potential benefits of WHOIS search, it’s best for you to do a little updating and investigating... Read more

Categories: Domains, General Wholesale | Tags: domains, WHOIS

Why domain auto renewal is useful

Written on 20 December, 2013 by Georgia Leaker

You already understand the importance of a domain name: you run your business exclusively online and customers wouldn't be able to reach you without it. So what would happen if you lost your domain name to a competitor because you didn't check your email and the expiry date passed? Or... Read more

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New gTLDs and the Trademark Clearinghouse

Written on 29 April, 2013 by Michael Chidgey

The rollout of new generic top level domains gTLDs (link to overview article) will start in the second half of 2013. Part of the rollout plan includes a sunrise period where existing trademark holders can apply to pre-register relevant extensions of their trademark to protect their intellectual property rights. If... Read more

Categories: Domains, General Wholesale | Tags: domain extensions, domain names, domains

Reseller API 101

Written on 06 September, 2012 by Uyen Vu

An application programming interface (API) is an indispensable tool for business owners looking to gain greater control over their online presence. For resellers, APIs enable direct access to their account levels and domain level consoles – a fact that cultivates a higher level of flexibility and allows for greater automation... Read more

Categories: General Wholesale | Tags: domains, online marketing