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Blacknight.Blog Breaks New Ground

Michele, our CEO, has posted about the launch of the new .BLOG domain, which has just entered its sunrise phase. Trademark owners can apply for their domains from now until October 17, and we are also taking pre-registration applications for the later Landrush and General Availability phases. Meanwhile, our company blog has a new home, at Blacknight.blog. In many ways, […]

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Domaining Europe Goes To The Hague

There aren’t that many domain focussed events held in Europe. Domaining Europe, which is now in its 8th year, is probably the biggest. Up until this year the event was always held in Valencia, Spain, but for 2016 the event organisers decided to move it to The Hague. I’ve been attending the event for the […]

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Short IE Domain Auctions Starting

We’ve provided a few updates over the last couple of weeks about the auction of short IE domains. Short domains are a wonderful resource for brand owners. You can user them in a lot of innovative ways, so it’ll be very interesting to see how people use the short IE domain names assigned via the […]

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Want To Meet Us? Here’s Where We’ll Be

Our team is always on the go, so if you’d like to meet up with us to discuss hosting, domains, cloud services or anything else that might be of relevance to small business we’d love to meet you! Over the next few months we’ll be attending a number of key events: Blacknight SME Awards, Cork […]

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Tá Brí le Síntí Fada – Ba Chóir Dóibh a Bheith San Ainm Fearainn .IE

D’fhógair Michele ar an suíomh seo roinnt laethanta ó shin go bhfuil próiséas comhairliúcháin seolta ag IEDR, an clárlann d’ainmneacha fearainn .IE, i dtaobh an athrú polasaí atá beartaithe acu chun síntí fada a cheadú in ainmneacha fearainn. Is cinnte go gcuirfidh Gaeilgeoirí fáilte roimhe seo – ach ba chóir go mbeadh áthas ar gach aon […]

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Serious About Cloud? Let Your Domain Choice Show It!

These days most online services probably include some mention of “cloud”. You could spend hours talking about what the cloud is or isn’t, but no matter what you do ignoring it would be rather silly. If you’re doing business in the cloud, or want to market your product or service that’s cloud based then there’s […]

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Over 2 Million .Co Domains!

Earlier this month the .co registry announced that they’d broken the 2 million domains registered mark! Over 2 million domain names is an impressive number and we’re delighted to see how well the domain extension has grown. Not only has the number of .co domain names grown, they’re also being actively used by a lot […]

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Keep It In The .Family

Controlling your own destiny. If I had to sum up why I’d recommend a custom domain name that would be the reason. Getting your own domain name isn’t hard. And now with literally hundreds of domain name extensions to choose from it’s even easier than ever before. We’ve spoken about “branding” and “personalisation” a lot […]

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2015 A Quick Review

It’s the end of the year. While we’re all focussing on the Christmas holiday break and making plans for next year – 2016 – it’s a good time to step back for a moment and do a quick roundup of the year that’s gone by. 2015 has been a very busy year for us… We’ve […]

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.LIVE in .STUDIO is Where The Magic Happens

Two new Top Level Domains (TLDs) just entered General Availability at 5pm today: .LIVE and .STUDIO. If you’re involved in broadcasting, media, art or dance, or creative work of any kind, the studio is where the magic happens. Now there’s a domain to describe that special space online. One of the most profound revolutions of the Internet has […]

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