Posts by DW17
We Won “Master of Domains award 2018”
I am absolutely delighted to announce that Dotwhat receives “the Master of Domains award” at NamesCon 2018. The award is given by Escrow.com to the top 10 players in the global domain industry. This year, we won an amazing 6th place globally, our highest position to date, recognising our work as the number one domain specialist…Read More
What are the world’s most expensive domain names?
Premium domain names continue to command astounding prices, and they have done for almost 20 years. In fact, the most expensive domain name ever sold was acquired for an eye-watering $872 million, and that was back in 2014! The domain in the spotlight? Cars.com sold for $872 million (which you can check for yourself on the SEC…Read More
We’ve Been Nominated!
DotWhat has been nominated for a ‘Master of Domains’ award by escrow.com (the world’s largest online escrow service). The Master of Domains is awarded each year to the ten highest grossing domain companies worldwide. To date, Escrow.com has protected over $3billion in transactions, including domain transactions such as uber.com, spacex.com, snapchat.com, twitter.com and instagram.com! The…Read More
Naming your Startup
What seems like one of the nicest parts of starting your new business can actually be one of the more arduous; mental blocks and finding out that the perfect name already exists are just two sources of pain for any budding entrepreneur. The truth is, we feel your pain and every entrepreneur goes through what…Read More
Choosing The Right Domain Name – Part 01
This is the first of a two-part series of articles dedicated to helping you choose the right domain name for you or your business. Is choosing the right domain name a huge issue? Does it really matter or will quality content and good SEO always trump it? Well, the answer isn’t straight forward as the success of…Read More
Stop! Read this, before you delete your unwanted domains
Old, or unwanted domains are often the victim of over-zealous domain ‘housekeeping’ and can result in lost income opportunities. When you decide to delete a domain from your portfolio and inform your current registrar, they will try to sell your domains at the best price possible before they reach their ’sell by’ date. If you don’t take action…Read More
Awareness or Demand – What’s holding back the success of the new gTLD’s?
Well over three years down the line since the new gTLD’s were first released, and one of the main discussions in the domain industry revolves around the question: “Why is the new gTLD programme not really taking off”? Is it an awareness issue or a demand issue? In my view, it’s a simple matter of…Read More
DotWhat Appoints New Country Manager
Independent Domain Consultancy Expands in the UK Copenhagen, Denmark – DotWhat announced today that Adam Hill has been appointed Country Manager for the UK. In this new position Adam will focus on consolidating the firm’s presence in the UK and growing its portfolio of national and international clients based in Britain. Adam comes with a wealth of experience…Read More
The new gTLD’s vs. the .com and the ccTLD’s
Over the past year, we’ve heard a lot of talk about the release of the new gTLD’s (generic Top Level Domains) with a large part of the discussion revolving around the new gTLD’s vs. the .com and the question: “Will the new gTLD’s become the new .com”? Since several of my clients and fellow…Read More
Get the right service package(s) with your domain provider – and stop paying for a service you don’t use.
It can be tricky to determine which service deal to choose with a domain provider, and to be on the safe side, many companies simply get the Premium package with e.g. Advanced DNS (Domain Name System). But if you have a premium service account for all your domains, you’re most likely paying full cost for…Read More