Donuts and TLD Defensive Registrations

New Global Top Level Domains (TLDs) are coming online as soon as October of this year, to join .Com, .Net and others as a way to find businesses and brands on the Internet. Over the next 12 months, as many as 1000 new Top Level Domains such as .Camera, .Email, .Pets, .Kitchen, .Photos, .Business and [...]

By | September 15, 2015|

Alphabet Company Picks .XYZ

The .XYZ domain received a huge boost from Google’s new parent entity, as Alphabet picked ABC.XYZ for its identity on the web.

By | August 11, 2015|

A Presidential Guide to Registering Domain Names

So, you’ve decided to run for President. Maybe you’ve led a corporation, or you’ve been in the Senate or run a government agency. Good for you. You’re not paid to think about the small stuff, like Internet domains. But since so many candidates are having problems, DomainSkate has provided a presidential guide to registering domain names, just for you.

By | May 5, 2015|

DomainSkate’s new look PLUS new offerings

You've probably noticed that we've been looking a little different lately! This month, we debuted a sleek new web design and navigation that will offer our users better access to all the information they need to protect themselves online. We want you to be able to understand our mission the moment you land on our site and to [...]

By | April 30, 2015|

Top 7 Things You Don’t Know About Domains in 2015

At DomainSkate we’re constantly talking with business owners who are just learning what we know -- that the Internet as we all knew it has changed significantly. New domains are launching every day offering people more options to grow their brand online. At the same time, these new domains are also raising a lot of [...]

By | April 1, 2015|

The .Sucks Registry Has a Mission — Will It Stick With It?

The .sucks domain registry (yes, it’s a real thing) has been awarded to Vox Populi Registry (a/k/a Momentous), who paid $3 million for the rights. So what does this mean? At first glance, it would seem that the point of the domain is to trigger defensive registration, forcing brand owners to buy in order to [...]

By | March 27, 2015|

Why Taylor Swift Bought A .Porn Domain

The USA Today headline “Taylor Swift Buys Porn-Site Domain Names” has likely been generating a huge number of clicks , but the real story is less titillating and more serious for businesses of all sizes. The .Adult, .Porn and .Sucks domains are launching in June, and companies are rushing to obtain them prior to the [...]

By | March 24, 2015|

How New Domains Affect Small Business

In our recent panel on positioning your brand to succeed in the new Dot-anything world, we discussed how new domains affect small business.

By | September 24, 2014|

Domains Can Improve Business Branding and SEO

The panel covered how domains can improve branding and SEO, including new top level domains like .NYC

By | September 11, 2014|

How to get a .NYC domain – and how to use it

We talk with the team from .NYC to learn how to get a .NYC domain and how to use it to promote your New York City-based business.

By | June 10, 2014|

Learn about the .NYC Domain with DomainSkate

Join DomainSkate to learn about the .NYC domain, and how the new internet domains will be changing the internet as we know it. Live Podcast 6/10 at 11am.

By | June 9, 2014|

New Internet Domains, new gTLDs and a .NYC Update

Our Internet Law Talk podcast covered new domains, including .NYC

By | May 22, 2014|

Internet Law Talk – 8/1/13 Podcast

We discuss the .AMAZON New gTLD application and the role of the Government Advisory Council in making decisions about geographic TLDs, the recent decision concerning the Legal Rights Objection for .MUSIC, .MAIL, and more.

By | August 1, 2013|

How To Use DomainSkate: The Webinar

Join us on June 25th at 12:30 Eastern Time for a Webinar about How to Use DomainSkate's UDRP complaint generation system.

By | June 28, 2013|

Transcript of 6/13 Podcast With DotClub Regarding The New gTLD Program

Below is the written transcript of our discussion last week with Colin Campbell (CEO) and Jeff Sass (CMO) of DotClub Domains, concerning their application for .CLUB and recent victory at the first private auction for a top level registry.

By | June 17, 2013|