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367.3 million domain names……

01 Oct 2021

367.3 million domain name registrations across all top level domains As expected the .com registrations continued to increase despite Covid. At Dotwhat we have also experienced a larger interest in .com domains, both as new registrations but also in the…

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Phishing is currently the biggest IT related threat ……..

22 Sep 2021

Phishing is currently the biggest IT related threat against companies and brands around the world. Luckily there are steps your company and your employees can take to minimize that threat. In this post we have gathered 8 steps your company…

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2020 -What a year so far.

19 Nov 2020

Everything we know has been turned upside down. Life is no longer what it used to be. For us here at dotwhat we experienced what felt like a complete lockdown back in March. Europe went into lockdown and we felt…

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370.1 million domain name registrations

12 Oct 2020

The number of domains continue to grow even during the pandemic. The total registrations around the world has risen to 370.1 million as the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc. Read more in the latest Verisign report

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Our search behavior has changed, but……

26 Nov 2019

Our search behavior has changed, but does that change anything for our domain names? If we look at how we searched back in 2005 we could say that our search behavior was pretty simplistic. If we were looking for cafes…

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565,000 USD for

11 Oct 2019

An online lead generation company for real estate professionals has paid $565,000 to acquire the domain name, upgrading from its previous domain Much like a storefront window, a good domain will create awareness and attract customers and the…

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Joining domain and brand valuation forces

07 Nov 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are joining forces with Soluno – a specialized domain and brand valuation company ( With this investment, we create the optimal synergies for our customers, positioning us as market leaders and marking an…

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We Won “Master of Domains award 2018”

07 Feb 2018

  I am absolutely delighted to announce that Dotwhat receives “the Master of Domains award” at NamesCon 2018. The award is given by to the top 10 players in the global domain industry. This year, we won an amazing 6th…

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What are the world’s most expensive domain names?

06 Feb 2018

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…

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