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More Than 275 New Domain Endings Now Available from 1&1!

Another round of new top-level domains (TLDs) are ready for immediate registration! Your website can now end in .COACH, .LEGAL, .MEMORIAL, .MONEY, .CRICKET, .VOTE, .PARTY or any of the other 275+ alternatives. Boost your online presence with a new top-level domain and express yourself in an attractive and creative way. Take a look at some of the ways these newest TLD possibilities can be used to benefit your brand:

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1&1 is #1 for .RESTAURANT

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Restaurants are just one of many industries that are welcoming new top-level domains (TLDs) into their online strategy. By acquiring a .RESTAURANT domain name, owners can market a more memorable Web address and secure their brand online. 1&1 is excited to be the number one domain registrar for .RESTAURANT, according to ntldstats.com, and we are proud to have the trust of restaurateurs as they launch these customized domains.
How else can restaurants leverage their online presence?

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One Week Until .NYC! New York City Businesses Can Register Their Exclusive New TLD on October 8

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One week from today, on October 8th, the brand new .NYC top-level domain (TLD) enters the general availability phase. At that point, anyone with a physical address in one of New York City’s five boroughs can register a brand new Web address for their website.

As one of the first city-specific top-level domains (TLD) to be launched, .NYC is poised to become one of the most popular domain extensions available, so businesses are encouraged to grab their desired domain name as soon as possible. Currently, 1&1 offers pre-registration for .NYC in anticipation of its official launch. Pre-registrations with 1&1 are on an exclusive first-come, first-served basis, which means no other 1&1 customers are able to pre-register a domain option that has been previously chosen by another party. On the official launch date, the allocation of domains is carried out by the registry.

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1&1 Now Offers More than 200 New TLDs!

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Since February, 1&1 has been offering new top-level domains (TLDs) for specific industries and websites. This week, with the launch of several more TLDs into the domain namespace, more than 200 unique, new Web addresses are available for businesses and individuals hoping to showcase their specific industry focus through their website.

This week also marks the launch of two of the most important TLDs so far, with .WEBSITE and .VEGAS – the country’s first geographically-specific domain extension.

Below are the newest TLDs from 1&1:

.VEGAS –Geographically relevant TLDs provide a great way for businesses to promote themselves within the context of a specific city. Businesses located in Las Vegas, or even businesses elsewhere that relate to Las Vegas can take advantage of this new opportunity to brand their Web address. This TLD is just $39.99 for the first year.

.CHURCH – Churches and other religious organizations can take advantage of this new TLD to register a new domain name that may have been previously unavailable in the traditional namespace. This new option is $19.99 for the first year.

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Today is the Day! .Vegas Domain is Now in General Availability

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Today marks the official beginning of General Availability for the .vegas top-level domain (TLD). The domain is the first US city-specific domain extension, allowing users from around the world to connect to the excitement of Las Vegas, NV directly in their Web address. The journey from idea to launch has been a long process, with the help of domain registry Dot Vegas Inc.,  today it is a reality!

According to Dot Vegas Inc.’s Dusty Trevino, the idea for a domain specific to Las Vegas started more than 20 years ago. “The founders of Dot Vegas, Inc. cut their teeth in the industry back in the late 90’s running the Country Code TLD, .cc.  This experience got them involved with creating the .vegas TLD when ICANN made the announcement to open up the space in 2008.”

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Four New Top-level Domains are Now Available, Including .DISCOUNT and .FITNESS

Today, four new top-level domains (TLDs) became available for immediate registration. These new TLDs can be used for specialized businesses or larger organizations looking to ramp up a specific marketing campaign.

The four new TLDs available starting today are:

.DISCOUNT – This kind of new TLD is a huge boost to any business marketing campaign. The domain can be used as the official website address, but there are also more creative uses. If a business is running a particular sale or promotional offer, a .DISCOUNT domain is a great way to promote the sale in a unique way and could also be very useful for the upcoming holiday season. This TLD is just $19.99 for the first year.

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Wrap-up of this week’s top articles from the 1&1 Blog

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To catch you up on this week’s most popular 1&1 blog posts, we discussed WordPress 3.9.2, shared a video on CloudFlare, explained how SMBs can benefit from the cloud, introduced the new “1&1 Community,” and talked about how businesses can benefit from city-specific TLDs. Check out these popular posts or head over to http://blog.1and1.com/ to see them all!

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Why SMBs Should Take Advantage of City-Specific Domains

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Location, Location, Location. A main factor when starting a business is where to set up shop. In most cases, a business’ online address is just as important as a physical street address. The recent launch of over 700 new top level domains (TLDs) now offers options far past the traditional .com, .org or .net. Business industries, hobbies, professional services and more present a large realm of new possibilities now available to business owners when registering their online address. Perhaps the most interesting category of this new domain launch is the city-specific domain names. Starting with .Vegas next month and continuing with .Boston in early 2015, individuals will soon have the option to register a city specific domain name.

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Getting a New TLD .ROCKS! Six New TLDs are Now Available from 1&1!

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In addition to the more than 150 options already available, this week’s launch of new top-level domains (TLDs) includes options for several industries and website types. Businesses and website owners have even more opportunities to secure a relevant website address to add to their domain portfolio.

The six brand new TLDs this week are:

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What New Top-Level Domains are Important to You?

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Your domain name is often the first thing people learn about your online real estate. They probably heard the URL before even visiting your website. For that reason, the stress of choosing the perfect domain can be overwhelming. With over 150 new top-level domains (TLDs), or extensions, already available and a total of 700 launching soon, it’s understandable that website owners may still be unsure which new TLD is best to showcase their online presence.

The first aspect to consider when making your choice is how the domain extension can help to brand your organization. If your website is already online and you’re thinking about the new opportunities that a new domain extension could provide, consider what your current website most clearly represents. Along those same lines, it’s important to identify the goals you would like to achieve with your website and what image you would like to project. With this information in mind, it might be easier to narrow it down from the long list of new TLDs.

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