On this day of the launch of dot Irish the one man missing from the celebrations, but not the kudos, is the late John Toland. A toast; to the late John Toland Way back in 2012 the Irish Echo said;- Belfast native John Toland is no stranger to America, having forged a path across the United States with […]
About Des Donnelly
Google aficionado ! from Co Tyrone in the North of Ireland, working between Ireland and the US.
Expertise: I am particularly interested / passionate about start-ups and incubators for the dynamic that is that space. My speciality is idea generation. Very comfortable with data analysis, change management, creating & strategic marketing. Very familiar with DNS, gTLD management & registration modalities, technologies and market idiosyncrasies.
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What is the Sunrise stage? Sunrise allows trademark holders an advance opportunity to register domain names corresponding to their marks before names are generally available to the public. Provided the Trademark has been validated by The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH). New gTLD registries are required to offer a Sunrise period of at least 30 days. ICANN […]
The dot Irish are coming! the .Irish are coming The new gTLD .Irish has been delegated, this means that the string or name .Irish has been added to the root zone / the database of domain names that can be registered by the general public. Whilst there is no firm date for the launch […]
Four applicants for BUY participated in the Auction. Amazon EU S.à r.l. prevailed in the Auction with the winning price of $4,588,888. Six applicants for TECH participated in the Auction. Dot Tech LLC prevailed in the Auction with the winning price of $6,760,000. Five applicants for VIP participated in the Auction. Top Level Domain […]
A most excellent infographic from Patrick Jones, Senior Director, Global Stakeholder Engagement at ICANN – full article here & full size graphic here
Domains being launched today Aug 20th; .Cash, .Fund, .Investments, .Tax and .Haus
Rexco is Irish
There are now hundreds and hundreds of choices when registering a domain.
Registration must take cognisance of social, local, mobile (SoLoMo) and the ever changing SEO landscape.
Your overall digital marketing strategy is paramount.
- New Contracting Statistics Released October 5, 2017
- 2017 Base New gTLD Registry Agreement Now Effective August 4, 2017
- New Contracting Statistics Released July 7, 2017
- DENIC eG Approved as New gTLD Data Escrow Agent June 13, 2017
- New Contracting Statistics Released June 2, 2017