At Realtime Register, we aim to empower our partners’ businesses by providing an extensive collection of TLDs to choose from. But with thousands of new TLDs released over the last few years and many more still to come, it can be tricky to market all of them effectively. Below you’ll find 4 tips to help you push your domain selling business from good to great!
Tip #1: Present suggestions & categorize
Harsh but true: sometimes the domain name your customers have their eye on is taken. As a reseller, you can help …
Familiarize yourself with the upcoming transfer policy changes by reading the Realtime Register IRTP-C newsletter and the checklist below.
How this policy will impact your business
Once the IRTP-C is in effect, the impact will be noticeable for resellers and their end users. The most important changes are:
- It will no longer be possible to change the registrant of a domain name with a simple domain modification request;
- Any Material Change of the registrant’s details of any gTLD domain will invoke a (branded) request for approval, unless the reseller acts a Designated Agent;
- After the Material Change has been …
It is hard to keep up with all new TLD’s . Check out our GA calendar to know which new TLD enters General availability at what day and time. As we go along more TLDs and Registries will be added.
|.storage||2016-01-10||16:00 UTC||Self Storage Company LLC||Look what we’ve got in store for you.||Registration is unrestricted.|
|.moi||2016-11-29||00:00 UTC||GMO Registry, Inc.||Who? Me? The French TLD that’s for yourself.||Registration is unrestricted.|
|.shopping||2016-09-28||16:00 UTC||Over Keep LLC||Shoppers will love this TLD||Registration is unrestricted.|
|.shop||2016-09-26||15:00 UTC||GMO Registry, Inc.||The …|
Since its opening for the general audience in the 1990s, the internet has overturned commercial markets worldwide. Every self-respecting business now has at least one website. But how can you stand out from those other millions of names, many of whom are even in same industry, and might even have a similar name? After all, most clever, memorable, and suitable traditional extensions have already been taken.
New gTLDs are your answer. They might even become a prominent part of your marketing strategy. Their introduction could incur a new domain rush, the likes of which we haven’t seen since the 1990s. …
night.TALK at WHD.global 2015 hosted by Realtime Register; an entertaining discussion
Many thanks to the panel members for sharing their insights about the viability of the new extensions:
Crystal Peterson @clynnpete, Director of Neustar
Neha Naik @neha_naik, Director Channel Partnerships Radix
Vern Jurovich @jurovich, Chief Operating Officer Uniregistry
Daniel Federer @SIDN, Key Account Manager SIDN
Ulrich Retzlaff @uliretzlaff, Director of Channel Management PIR
September 10th the new Realtime Register 2.1 system has been released to the OT&E environment. Realtime Register 2.1 ensures compliance with the RAA 2013. We are planning to release version 2.1 to the production environment on Monday September 22th.
We have compiled an extensive Reseller Preparations Guide ICANN RAA 2013 for planning and reference. Make sure to download the Guide, get started with the required actions and forward the information to the appropriate staff members in your organization.
Things you need to take care of:
- Check your technical integration
- Check your handle management
- Check the postal code formats used
- Set …
Realtime Register has made good progress with the preparations for the new ICANN RAA 2013. Below is a summary of important issues to consider. Please note the information sent earlier and available on our blog is still valid. We expect the new contract to be effective at the end of this quarter.
Update registrant information in time
Verification for updates of the registrant is demanded under the new contract. For contacts that are not up to date, we strongly advise you to update these before the ICANN RAA 2013 is effective. Please do so to avoid additional verifications.
Privacy protect …
This is a follow-up on last February´s newsletter about the impact of earlier announced ICANN requirements
Preparations for ICANN RAA2013
A. DNSSEC available
In the Realtime Register Domain Manager DNSSEC options are available for supported TLDs. You might want to test this feature In the Realtime Register (OT&E) environment first. Please note; at this time we support customer maintained name servers only.
B. Validation of registrants for gTLD’s
The new ICANN policy requires the registered domain name holder (registrant) to validate its details like e-mail address etcetera in order to increase WHOIS accuracy.
Realtime Register will provide a fully brandable …
The new gTLD list.
This week several companies revealed how many applications they filed, and in some cases revealed more information then just the amount of applications.
Google has applied for 50 gTLD’s across 4 categories.
- Trademarks, like .google
- TLD’s related to Google’s core business, like .docs
- TLD’s that will improve user experience, such as .youtube, which can increase the ease with which YouTube channels and genres can be identified
- TLD’s where Google thinks has interesting and creative potential, such as .lol
Directi applied for 31 gTLD’s that will be heavily contested.
.web, .shop, .bank, .law, .music, .news, …