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New TLD Application Tips

Find out how to make your new TLD successful with expert advise from Afilias.
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VIDEO: Learning from History to Estimate new TLD Volume

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VIDEO: Now to Achieve Market Distribution for Your new TLD

NEW TLD APPLICATION TIP: How to achieve market distribution for your new TLD


If you are a new TLD applicant, one of the key pieces of your plan is how you intend to go to market. Many applicants will be required by ICANN to use registrars, and there are many good reasons for this. Registrars understand the domain business, they are experienced domain marketers and most importantly, they have existing business relationships with many of the same registrants you will need to make your TLD successful.

Afilias Limited Acquires .Mobi Domain Registry and Expands Market Leadership

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 11 February 2010 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and the registry operator for .INFO, today announced that it has acquired mTLD Top Level Domain Ltd., the sponsoring organization and registry operator for the .mobi top-level domain.

Afilias Releases .INFO Domain 2009 Annual Report

.INFO remains the market leader for new TLDs

DUBLIN, IRELAND - December 21, 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO domain, has released the 2009 .INFO Annual Report illustrating .INFO's rise over the past eight years. .INFO currently ranks seventh among all 270+ Top Level Domains (TLD's) worldwide and first among all new TLDs introduced on the Internet since 2001.

Afilias Announces Winners of the 2009 .INFO Awards

Thueringen.info Takes Top Honor of Best .INFO Web site of 2009

DUBLIN, IRELAND - 9 November 2009 - Today, Afilias announced the results of its 2009 .INFO Awards program which rewards the best .INFO Web sites around the globe. First place was awarded to thueringen.info, a travel information portal in the Thuringia area of Germany. Second place was awarded to gps-tour.info, a peer to peer file sharing service where people, tourist regions or organizations can share and download outdoor GPS tours. Third place was awarded to turkel.info, a travel and tourism marketing agency in the United States.

VIDEO: Afilias at ad:tech NY: We'll help you get your own TLD

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Afilias at ad:tech NY: We'll help you get your own TLD

 

Read David Spark's ad:tech NY blog post about Afilias's new TLD expertise!

Afilias Announces 2009 .INFO Award Judges Panel

Top industry experts will help select the best .INFO Web sites of 2009   DUBLIN, IRELAND - 20 October 2009 - Today, Afilias has released the names of its panel of judges for the 2009 .INFO Awards.  The Awards, officially opened last week, will reward the best professionally created .INFO Web sites from around the world. Top industry experts will help select the best .INFO Web sites of 2009 DUBLIN, IRELAND - 20 October 2009 - Today, Afilias has released the names of its panel of judges for the 2009 .INFO Awards. The Awards, officially opened last week, will reward the best professionally created .INFO Web sites from around the world.

Afilias announces new ".INFO Site Rater" Allowing Users to Rate Their Favorite .INFO Domains

DUBLIN, IRELAND – 29 September 2009 - Afilias, a global provider of Internet infrastructure services and registry for the .INFO domain, today announced that is has added a new service that allows visitors to its .INFO Web site directory to rate their favorite .INFO Web sites.