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The winners of the Afilias Global Innovation Contest for New TLD Ideas are in.
As the countdown for the ICANN gTLD program ticks away its final 100 days, potential dot Brand applicants have to make important decisions in a short space of time: whether to apply for a new TLD, how to best leverage a new top-level domain, and which gTLD partner to choose.
Free global event features business, branding, and Internet experts focusing on the strategic questions surrounding new TLDs for brands
"Global Innovation Contest for New TLD Ideas" represents first-of-its-kind competition for defining new domain concepts
DUBLIN -- October 3, 2011 -- Afilias Limited, a leading Internet registry services provider, today announced a rapid-fire contest to generate ideas for new top-level domains (new TLDs). As organizations consider whether or not to invest in new TLDs under the forthcoming ICANN New TLD program, they may not consider all the possibilities for new TLDs. The "Afilias Global Innovation Contest for New TLD Ideas" is designed to address that issue.
If one thing has become clear from recent commentary on ICANN’s new top-level domain program, it's that there's a dramatic lack of understanding about some of the benefits of owning your own TLD -- especially as it relates to security.
Many brand owners -- especially those with luxury brands -- could realize immediate benefits from reduced counterfeiting and greater brand trust with a “dot Brand.”
These days, with the deadline to apply for a dot Brand, dot Niche or dot City TLD from ICANN coming fast, everyone is saying why you should apply for one (or more.) Well, we've found a few reasons why you might not apply for your dot Anything.
10. The 28.8 kbps modem in our office can't download all 352 pages of the ICANN Applicant Guidebook.
9. I might have to hire more people to handle all of the new business we'll get.
8. $185,000 buys a lot of cheeseburgers. Try eating a TLD when you’re hungry.