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With the arrival of hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), many marketers are excited that they can now get a web address that best describes their business or brand. For instance, a company in the organic business can now get a web address on .ORGANIC, or a brand that’s all about passion and excitement can now get on .RED, etc. At the same time, many are also asking some important SEO related questions:
1. Will Google crawl new gTLDs?
Are you a brand leader trying to figure out how to establish a sustainable and winning brand presence despite the rapidly changing environment? A dotBRAND is the answer, and here is why.
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Given the “going live” of New gTLDs as well as the NTIA’s announcement of its intent to transition Internet domain name functions to a multi-stakeholder environment, the 49th ICANN meeting in Singapore was sure to be a busy one.
To ensure that you have the latest information on our New gTLD launch dates, Afilias has created the release date chart below. This chart is your authoritative source for our launch dates. We do not anticipate any further date changes, but if they do occur, they will be reflected here.
There's a lot more to launching a new top-level domain than coming up with a unique gTLD (or even your own dot Brand). Here a just a few of the many items you have to be ready to handle:
Afilias is proud to be a Diamond Sponsor of the 2013 NewDomains.org event, running 28-29 October 2013 in Munich. The timing of the event couldn’t be better since ICANN has now taken a giant step forward in the new gTLD program with the delegation of several new TLDs — two in Russian, one in Chinese and one in Arabic.