One hundred .ie domain names registered everyday

A recent report by the IEDR found that 100 .ie domain names were registered everyday from January to June, bringing the total number of registrations to 217,374 – up almost 6% on last year! 78% of all .ie domains registered belong to corporate bodies and sole traders and of all new registrations, 40% were recorded in Dublin, 8% in Cork, 4% in Galway and 3% in Limerick. This steady growth of the .ie database shows not only an increase in the number of Irish businesses achieving an online presence, but also the recognition of .ie’s as a highly regarded domain. […]

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A price change to .uk domain names

Nominet, the company responsible for all .UK domains announced that with effect from 01st March 2016 there would be a wholesale price increase to domain names registered and renewed from 1-10 years. The cost of one year registrations was increased marginally and all other wholesale prices were increased by 50%. Russell Haworth, the CEO of Nominet; “We’re committed to running a first-class service for .UK registrants, including our renowned customer service, and we’re doing more than ever before to ensure the .UK space is a safe and trusted home for all. But costs have risen considerably since we last changed […]

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We’re changing our Control Panel!

It’s often the case that companies in our industry use custom control panels which are clunky to use and which look dated. Our own control panel is over 10 years old now, clunky and dated are amongst some of the words we’ve had used to describe it. So, it’s been long overdue a design and functionality overhaul in order to deliver on what our customers expect of an easy-to-use, intuitive control panel. Ultimately our goal is to make a simple account management interface which is quicker to use and which can be used on all devices whilst behind the scenes […]

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Get your hands on one and two letter .ie domains!

Get your hands on one and two letter .ie domains!

IEDR, the .ie Registry, have made the decision to allow one and two letter .ie domains to be registered. They do expect there to be fierce competition for these domains, particularly in cases where more than one company uses the same two letter abbreviation – Well, who doesn’t want a shorter domain name! This launch was opened to Trademark holders first, but only a few were taken as the rules were exceptionally strict. The next phase of the launch opened on February 21st 2016 and runs until March 22nd 2016, this phase is known as the “Landrush” phase. Q. What […]

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An AppMaker app can benefit your business

How can AppMaker benefit your business

Similar to the way we would add a website as a favourite on our desktop computer or laptops’ web browsers, retailers are reaching the new generation of Internet traffic by developing apps. An app is something that earns it’s place on the customers mobile home screen and it’s there because the user has regular engagement with the company behind it and is wanting to continue that engagement. Smartphone users spend approximately 89% of their mobile media time using mobile apps and 42% of all mobile sales generated by the leading 500 merchants came from mobile apps. Using the features of […]

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