Strategy

Get Hooked on These 5 Strategies to Take Taken Domains

How many times have you searched for a domain name, only to find that someone else has registered it already? If you’re looking for a .com TLD, this has probably happened a lot. But suppose the taken domain in question isn’t just the address you want – it’s the one you need. It’s perfect and you must have it.… Continue reading Get Hooked on These 5 Strategies to Take Taken Domains

In The News

Understanding The Background Of ICANN

The air-raid sirens were warning of approaching danger for months, leading up to the ICANN changes on October 1st. That was the date when the U.S. Department of Commerce agreed it would relinquish ICANN oversight it had exercised for the last decades. If you believed the hype, this shift was a totally new thing and the… Continue reading Understanding The Background Of ICANN

Company News

50% OFF Cyber Monday Discounts on Domain Names

FYNE has 50% OFF Cyber Monday discounts on .US, .CA, .EU and .CO.UK domains today! Having a Little Fun – Cyber Monday Domain Discounts Based on Leaving or Staying SAVE 50% ON .CA DOMAINS Has the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election made you say “I’m done” and you are moving to Canada? Why not start with… Continue reading 50% OFF Cyber Monday Discounts on Domain Names

Company News

$12 Off .COMPANY Domains for Small Business Saturday

FYNE is discounting .company domain names for Small Business Saturday! The $12 off promotional pricing is automatically applied, and the price you see when searching for a .company domain is the lowered rate. What is .company and why should I try it? Oftentimes a client will be disappointed that their brand or company name is… Continue reading $12 Off .COMPANY Domains for Small Business Saturday

Company News

Free .US Domain Names for Veterans Day Weekend

This extended Veterans Day weekend, FYNE is offering free .US domain names to recognize and thank veterans, active-duty military members and their families, for their service. .US is the official country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United States of America. Until 2002, .US was actually only usable by government agencies, sanctioned quasi-governmental operations and… Continue reading Free .US Domain Names for Veterans Day Weekend

Politics

How Domain Names Almost Helped Hillary Win The Election

The most interesting presidential campaign in modern history also showed that domain names do matter in an election. With our pocket calculator, a WHOIS tool, and some election math, we assessed how use of domains would have contributed to a Hillary Clinton victory – in any country other than the U.S. 2016 Presidential Election Math:… Continue reading How Domain Names Almost Helped Hillary Win The Election

In The News

Domain Transfer Changes Affect You: ‘Thanks, ICANN’

Pop quiz: if you get married and change the last name affiliated with your domain registration, will that trigger the new ICANN Transfer Policy? If you have no idea, you are in the majority. If you do not understand how changing your last name constitutes a domain transfer, remember that nothing bureaucratic involves logic. It is… Continue reading Domain Transfer Changes Affect You: ‘Thanks, ICANN’

In The News

Why Massive DDoS Attacks Show Independent Hosting Wins

The day-to-day existence of the Internet faces a new kind of threat. Anyone attempting to use popular services like Twitter, Reddit, Amazon, AirBnB, Github, or Spotify on October 21st has now heard the term “DDoS attack”. A massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack (NYT story) from an unknown source targeted just one major DNS provider. However, it took… Continue reading Why Massive DDoS Attacks Show Independent Hosting Wins

Strategy

Does Buying The Right Domain Boost Your SEO?

If you’re looking to start an online business, you may be considering the name. It is an important decision! Years ago, the name of your business was the No. 1 priority because it told people immediately what you did. For example, “Joe’s Bike Repair” or “Kate’s Flowers” are both straightforward. You know who and you… Continue reading Does Buying The Right Domain Boost Your SEO?