I read an article the other day about the continuing emergence of “non-com's.” “Non-com's” are domain names that are not .com's. They are popping up everywhere, and even big name movies like The Hunger Games are ditching the .com for the new wave of “non-com's.” iIn the case of The Hunger Games, the “.movie” extension.
While .com's used to be the prevalent extension, we are now seeing so many other options opening up. Some of the newer ones include “.photography,” “.wedding,” “.photos,” and “.events.” With the expansion of everything internet these days, it's no surprise that these new domain extensions are opening up. Trying to find a new and unique “.com” to buy is almost impossible, as there are limited ones left, and there are several companies buying up names and selling them at a premium, which can be frustrating when you're trying to buy a new domain name.
I see these new extensions as a fresh option, and the fact that they are becoming more mainstream is a great thing. As consumers continue to build businesses and websites (because let's face it, you need to exist on the web these days), the demand for domain names will become even greater and more and more creative extensions will be opening up before our eyes.
Right now, Go Daddy is offering 30% off some of these new extensions, so go explore! You might just find that the domain you've been pining over is available with a brand new extension. Check out the newly available extensions as well as some exciting ones that are coming soon (for example, “.studio”) HERE.
Read the article from CNBC HERE.
Like most people’s introduction to the world wide web, Elizabeth McCravy’s digital legacy starts with MySpace. At first, she was just a regular participant in this media phenomenon. But then her innate creativity got the best of her. Elizabeth used her MySpace page not just as a way to connect with friends, but she saw […]
Juliette is a sophisticated and beautiful website design to showcase your small creative business in style. The neutral color palette will highlight your work and photos, and the fonts are clean and classic. Juliette provides everything your website needs- including nine page templates: Home, About, Services, Portfolio, Shop, Product Page, Blog, Single Blog Post and […]
Showiteer Callie Beale discusses ten common things couples would change about their wedding if they could do it over again.
Start Your Free Trial
Free for 14 days.
No credit card required.