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PIR Releases 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report: 92% of NGO’s Have a Website

February 6th, 2017 Comments off

Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org, .ngo and .ong domains and Nonprofit Tech for Good today revealed the results of the “2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report.” The second annual report uncovers how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use web, email and mobile communications, online fundraising tools, and social media. The report details […]

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In Less Than 2 Years, .XYZ Passes 14 Year Old .BIZ to Become 4th Largest Domain Extension

February 18th, 2016 Comments off

The new gTLD domain name extension, .XYZ is which won’t be two years old until, June of this year, just surpassed the  domain extension .Biz which has been around since 2001 in the number of domain registrations. According to RegistrarStats.com, .XYZ now has 2,369,039 domain name registered which passed .Biz which has 2,305,687 domains registered. […]

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Report: All Chinese Premium LLLL.org Domains Registered

November 16th, 2015 Comments off

I have received a report that all Chinese Premium four letter .org domain names have been registered. Chinese Premium domain names are those without a Vowel or the letter “v” According to registrarstats.com .Org had a net gain of over 12,000 domain registrations on Sunday which is a strong number for a Sunday but many […]

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.Org Adds 130K Registrations, Tops 10.5 Million: Registrants In China Own 3.2%

October 14th, 2015 Comments off
Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org, .ngo and .ong domains, today released the results of its bi-annual domain name report “The Dashboard.” The .Org domain name extension, added 130,865 additional registrations over the last 12 months, bringing the total domains under management (DUM) to 10,547,247. Other findings outlined in The Dashboard include: […]

Quick Poll: What Will Be The High Bid On Health.Org

October 12th, 2015 Comments off
Earlier today we posted about a Godaddy.com expired domain name auction underway for health.org. The auction still has over 9 days to go as of publication. Assuming the domain auction does not get called off because the owner renews the domain name we opened a poll question to ask “What Will High Bid Be For […]

Health.Org Tops $141,000 In Bidding In Expired Domain GoDaddy.com Auction

October 12th, 2015 Comments off
.Health.org is in an expired domain name auction at GoDaddy.com and bidding has topped $141,000 with over 9 days to go. According to the stats shown on the GoDaddy auction page, the 22 year old domain is estimated to get almost 7,000 visitors a month. Arguably the domain name Health.org is one of the top […]

Company Re-Brands From .Com To .XYZ Purchased For $5,700

October 9th, 2015 Comments off
  A company which re-branded to a .Com in March, from a .Org, has purchased an .XYZ domain name from a domainer and re-branded to an .XYZ domain name. According to its site, “Engage, is a division of INHS, is one of the largest MEDITECH hosting partners in the United States. With 20 years of […]

Happy Birthday .Org Turns 30 Today: Happy30th.org Launches to Celebrate

July 10th, 2015 Comments off
Today marks 30 years since the first .org domain name, mitre.org, was registered. .Org now has over 10.5 million domain names registered making .org  the world’s third-most reg generic top-level domain. Public Interest Registry, The nonprofit operator of .Org,  launched happy30th.org, where users can explore notable .org websites through an interactive timeline and discover how […]
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.Org Wholesale Price To Top $9 At The End of July

July 2nd, 2015 Comments off
I just received a notice from enom.com informing me that the wholesale cost of that the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the Registry Operator for the .ORG domain, will be increasing its annual registration price by $0.80 USD. As a result of this, eNom will raise pricing for the .ORG domain name extension by $0.80 USD […]
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.NGO/.ONG Launches Today For Non-Profits: New gTLD’s Done Right: Here is What You Need To Know

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
The Public Interest Registry (PIR) which operates the .Org domain name extension, is launching .NGO and .ONG today into general availability for Non-profit, non governmental organizations. The new gTLD domain name extension go live at 8pm EST tonight to be registered on a first come, first served basis. I had a chance to chat with […]
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