Y.CO Becomes First Luxury Brand to Acquire a Single Letter Domain NameY.CO announces its new single letter web address - y.co - today, as the 2013 Monaco Yacht Show gets underway. The purchase of y.co from .CO Internet S.A.S sees the superyacht brokerage and management company become the first luxury brand to migrate to a single letter domain.
WordPress.com Adds .CO Domains as Custom Domain Option for BloggersAutomattic, the company behind WordPress.com, announced today that it has added .CO as a custom domain name option for fully hosted WordPress.com sites. .CO will be joining .com, .org, .net and .me as one of only five custom domain options available through WordPress.com.
Sedo Report Details Success of .CO Domains on Third Anniversary, Revealing Roadmap for New TLDsSedo, the world’s largest premium domain marketplace and monetization provider, today unveiled a report, detailing the growth and success of the .CO domain extension three years after its launch. Sedo has monitored the extension since its debut on July 20, 2010 and analyzed transaction data from its marketplace to compile the report, which is the second annual report published by the company on the state of .CO.
.CO Registry to Expand Exclusive Accredited Registrar List.CO Internet SAS, the Registry operator of the .CO top-level domain, today announced the re-launch of its competitive Request for Proposal (“RFP”) process to help identify and select additional Accredited Registrar partners to sell .CO domain names.
.CO Registry Lists Portfolio of Two-Character Premium Domain Names for Sale on the GoDaddy PlatformEffective immediately, the .CO Registry is listing its portfolio of two-character premium .CO domain names for sale with GoDaddy. The two-character .CO domain names are now available through GoDaddy’s Aftermarket, and soon-to-be via the domain availability check on the front of the website, making these premium digital assets widely available to GoDaddy’s customer base of SMBs and global businesses.
Half of Small Business Owners are Dissatisfied With Their Web Presence, According to National SurveyWith hundreds of millions of websites already online, chances are great that someone else has already snapped up a small business owner’s first choice domain name. As a result, many small business owners have settled for less than perfect alternatives, leading to dissatisfaction, and in some cases, lost business. A new national survey by Wakefield Research, commissioned by .CO, found that nearly half of small business owners are not completely satisfied with their current domain name.
.CO Registry Announces the Global Launch of Asian Internationalized Domain Names.CO Internet, the company behind one of today’s most successful global domain extensions has announced the launch of Asian Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) in the .CO namespace. Over the past two and a half years, .CO has become the domain of choice for startups and entrepreneurs around the world – including an increasing number of non-English speakers. For this reason, .CO has begun offering .CO domain names in alternate languages including Icelandic, Danish, Finnish, among others.
.CO is the domain name of choice for innovators and entrepreneurs all over the world. Since launching in 2010, more than 1.6 million .CO domains have been registered by people and companies in more than 200 countries. From startups and small businesses to big brands and multinational corporations, .CO is where big ideas belong on the Web. For more information about .CO, please visit www.go.co or follow us on Twitter @dotCO.