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  • Brandable vs. Keyword Domains: .CLUB CMO Jeff Sass at NamesCon Europe 2018

    At the NamesCon Europe conference (formerly Domaining Europe) in Valencia, Spain, I had the chance to give a keynote presentation focusing on the differences between so-called “brandable” domains, and more SEO friendly “keyword” domains. I stressed that in the current environment, with so many new domain extensions, many with inherent meaning and relevance, it does […]

  • Colin Campbell Talks Entrepreneurship at the Global Digital Summit (GDS) in China

    The .CLUB team, including CEO Colin Campbell, COO Michele Van Tilborg, and China Country Manager Abby Zhang traveled to six different cities in China recently for a whirlwind tour, meeting with registrar partners, domain investors, and a variety of businesses that use a .CLUB domain, such as TheButchers.club and BoomGC.club.   While in Beijing, Colin […]

  • Namecheap Easy Payments Marks First Registrar Partner for Names.club Platform

    Today our registrar partner Namecheap announced the launch of Namecheap Easy Payments, powered by Names.club. This is a great milestone in the expansion of our Names.club platform, which is open to other registries, and now registrars who want to offer their premium name customers an option to finance great premium names with 60-month Easy Payments. […]

  • Happy Birthday! Celebrating 4 Years of Amazing .CLUB Websites!

    Four years ago today, on May 7, 2014, we officially launched .CLUB domains for registration by the general public. With much fanfare, we celebrated our launch with a big party in NYC featuring international celebrity 50 Cent, who also launched a fan site at www.50inda.club. Here we are, four years later, and we are humbled […]

  • Strong Growth in Subscription Companies Drives New .CLUB Businesses!

    Online shopping is eating the world! The ease and convenience of getting just about anything you can imagine delivered to your door in a matter of days (or even hours) is very appealing to the vast majority of shoppers. Within the growing e-commerce ecosystem, there has been tremendous growth in traffic to subscription services. According […]

  • .CLUB Team wishes you a happy Chinese New Year- the Year of the Dog

    Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is celebrated in China, and some other Eastern Asia countries during the Lunar New Year. It is a very special and important festival for Chinese people to celebrate this holiday with their families. Spring Festival in China symbolizes Christmas in Western countries. There is a 12-year […]

  • Great .CLUB Keyword Premium Names (and more) Added to the Registrar Channel

     One of the best ways to get a great .CLUB premium name is through the Registrar channel, where we have premium names available in ten different pricing tiers ranging from suggested retail prices of $20.00 to $10,000. In all cases, the annual renewal fees are our standard price of $10.00-$15.00 per year. Since we […]

  • Introducing the Names.club Marketplace for Brandable Domains with New Extensions!

    Here’s the announcement we just made at the NamesCon conference in Las Vegas: .CLUB Launches Names.club Marketplace for Brandable Premium Names With New Extensions Names from GMO, MMX and other Registries to be featured along with .CLUB names, all with 60-month Easy Payments LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (January 28, 2018) –  .CLUB Domains announced today the launch […]

  • A Popular Science Club in Algeria: CSE.club

    With the endearing tagline, “We Are Creative Nerds,” the scientific club of ESI (CSE), is the oldest club in the Higher National School of Computer Science in Algeria. Founded in 2008 by a group of ambitious students, it has grown to more than 1,000 CS students, making CSE one of the biggest and most active clubs […]

  • Happy Holidays! We are Grateful for YOU!

    It is hard to believe another year has gone by, and it has been quite a year at that. With the help of our amazing partners, families, friends, and supporters around the globe, we achieved many great milestones during 2017, including: Crossing the 1 million registrations mark. Launching the Get.club platform and Broker program. Crossing the […]

  • New Report: .CLUB Leads New Domains in Global Media Impressions

    (This is an excerpt from a new report, powered by media monitoring tool Meltwater. This is an initial report, and the plan is to replicate this report over time in order to show increases (or decreases) in the media impression metric. You can download a PDF of the full report here.) With so many new […]

  • YUJ.CLUB and the Art of Decluttering for the Holidays!

    (This is a guest post from Charu Lata, founder and president of Yuj.club, focused on healthy, mindful, soulful living. From time to time we’ll feature guest posts from businesses and individuals using a .CLUB domain. With the hectic holiday season upon us, we thought you’d find some value in Charu’s wise tips about “The Art […]

  • TGIBF! Check out .CLUB’s BLACK FRIDAY Deals!

    TGIBF! It’s that time of the year (already!) It seems like it was just yesterday that we were celebrating the beginning of 2017, and here we are now, officially entering the Holiday Season… That’s not just good news if you like spending quality time with your family and friends, it is also good news if […]

  • From Russia, With Love… .CLUB at RIW 2017

    As you may know from our frequently used hashtag, #ClubIsEverywhere, .CLUB is truly a global brand and we are very proud of our partners and registrants around the world. Earlier this month we joined our partners at RU Center at RIW 2017 (Russian Internet Week) in Moscow. RIW provided a great backdrop for RU Center […]

  • .CLUB Delivers Solid Premium Sales of Nearly $400,000 in Q3

    The third quarter of 2017 was another solid one for .CLUB premium names, with a total of 452 names sold, generating $325,743.31 in single payment sales and another $55,050 in topline value of new “Easy Payment” subscription sales at www.get.club for a grand total of $380,793.31 for the quarter. Sales were made during the quarter […]

  • Hi China! The .CLUB Team at the 2017 Alibaba Computing Conference

    The Alibaba Computing Conference is one of the largest Cloud Computing and Artificial Intelligence Conferences in China. Every year, more than 40,000 people travel from all around the world to attend this major event. This year the conference featured over 500 hot topics including Cloud Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, DevOps, Blockchain, Container […]

  • Over 380 New 2-Character .CLUB Premium Names Now Available at Registrars

    Our premium .CLUB names have been selling very well through the registrar channel with our tiered premium program. Our highest registrar pricing tier has a suggested retail price of $10,000 (and always with a standard low renewal fee.) We always want to ensure that our registrars have great, high-value, high-demand inventory of our premium names. With […]

  • .CLUB Domains Headquarters Decimated by Hurricane Irma

    As most of you know, our corporate headquarters and the majority of our employees are based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It has been a stressful few days for everyone as at times the path of this enormous storm had it bearing down directly on our home town. While the storm eventually shifted a bit more […]

  • Content and Branding are King at NameSummit 2017

    The first ever NameSummit conference was held this week at the Hilton Midtown in “the Big Apple.” It was a great venue for an event and the New York City locale attracted many attendees from the agency and startup world that would not normally attend a Domain Industry event. With that in mind, it is […]

  • .CLUB’s July Asia Tour: GDS in Xiamen and RISE in Hong Kong

    The domain industry runs 24/7, 365 and spans the globe. That’s part of the fun, right? So, while many were enjoying an extended July 4th week of fun in the sun and barbecues, the .CLUB team hit the road hard and traveled once again to our home away from home, China! Our first stop was […]

  • Case Study: Toronto Maple Leafs Use LeafsNation.club for Brand Community

    Introduction The word “club” resonates in so many areas that are relevant for brands, including sports brands. Not only are many sports teams worldwide referred to as clubs, but a “club” is relevant for any brand, team or celebrity with a community of loyal customers and/or fans. This built-in affinity for a club creates many […]

  • .CLUB Joins the Million.Club (And Someone Wins the Name!)

    Last week the .CLUB team announced that we passed the 1 million registration milestone. We broke the news in a Tweet from our CEO, Colin Campbell: At 3:15 am last night .CLUB joined the million domain club. Congrats to the team and thanks to all the supporters. pic.twitter.com/OQ9TNUD8Bc — Colin.club (@ColinDotClub) June 15, 2017 The […]

  • 4,500 NEW Premium .CLUB Names Released to the Registrar Channel

    To date, .CLUB has generated more than $5 million in premium name sales. A large number of premium .CLUB names are sold through the registrar channel since we launched our tiered premium program back in July of 2015. Great .CLUB premium names are available from registrars right alongside our standard priced names. The premium names […]

  • The Impact of Relevant Domains on SEO: New Domain Research & Tactics

    Since the introduction of more that 1,000 new domain name extensions, there has been a lot of interest in and discussion about the impact a domain extension does or does not have on SEO and SEM. As early as 2014 a study was conducted by Bill Hartzer for Globerunner that concluded a new, meaningful domain […]

  • The .CLUB Team’s World Tour in May: 6 Countries in One Month!

    May was truly a month on the road for .CLUB’s global team! As our hashtag always says, #ClubIsEverywhere and in May that was ever apparent as we traveled to 6 different countries in May, including Madrid Spain, Berlin Germany, Tokyo Japan, Seoul Korea, 3 cities in China, and Mumbai India. We took a lot of […]

  • Domaining Europe 2017: CMO Sass Explains .CLUB’s Broker Program & Introduces Entrepreneur/Investor Tanya Loh

    At the 2017 Domaining Europe conference in Berlin, Germany .CLUB’s CMO Jeff Sass presented an introduction to the recently launched .CLUB Broker program, and our 60-month Easy Payments plan, available for premium names at www.Get.Club. In addition, Jeff introduces a very active new domain investor, Tanya Loh of Futures.ForSale. Tanya has an interesting Silicon Valley […]

  • It is .CLUB’s Birthday, and We’re Celebrating YOU!

    It is hard to believe, but it has already been three years since our CEO Colin Campbell rang the bell and .CLUB domains went live at registrars around the world. It has been a great adventure since then, as we welcomed celebrities, businesses, bloggers, clubs, athletes, artists, bands and nearly 200,000 unique registrants into the […]

  • Tinder’s Former Head of European Comms Launches Online Training for Brand Growth – TheBrandAccelerator.club

    “Over the past 10 years’ I’ve worked with many startups who waste money by making the wrong marketing decisions. The Brand Accelerator™ is a week-by-week guide to fast-tracking brand growth.” That is how Tinder’s former Head Of European Comms, Hermione Way, describes TheBrandAccelerator.club, which she just launched. The 12-Month-Brand-Accelerator-Program™ is an online course specifically designed […]

  • Rust or Bust! WHD Global and the JFK.club

    One of the best conferences in the Hosting and Cloud world is WHD.global, held every year in the Europa-Park theme park in Rust, Germany. Because of the remote location, it is a great networking event as, aside from the theme park, there’s not much to do in the quaint town of Rust. We took our […]

  • An Aftermarket Sale Story: Give Credit.Club Where Credit is Due!

    Here’s the story (and it has a happy ending– actually two happy endings): Back in January of 2015, we made a mistake. Being a registry operator is more complex and complicated than some might think. We have to manage a massive database of existing and yet to be created domains names, and track them through […]

  • Q1 Premium Sales Report: .CLUB Delivers Huge Sales of over $500,000

    2017 is off to an impressive start for .CLUB with a total of 475 premium names sold in Q1 via auctions, through the registrar channel and aftermarket platforms, and directly by the registry, generating over $500,000 in total topline premium name sales for the quarter. In January, the registry launched the .CLUB Broker Program and […]

  • .CLUB’s Pricing Strategy

    There’s been a bit of commotion among domain industry insiders this week thanks to news that first appeared on DomainIncite in an article, “Schilling: Big price increases needed to keep new gTLDs alive.”  Of course, Frank Schilling can only speak for his strategy with his own domain extensions. As we’ve always believed, and stated before, […]

  • On The Road Again: .CLUB Partners With Sedo at Global Events

    When your business is truly global, getting the word out and building awareness for your brand around the world can be a challenge. On top of that, for a domain name registry, it is important to raise awareness for your brand well beyond the domain industry and reach out to businesses, influencers and decision makers […]

  • #ClubIsEverywhere! (VIDEO)

    The word “club” is truly global.  It is understood and carries the same meaning everywhere and across many languages.  It is no surprise then that .CLUB has great live sites all over the world. Here’s a short video with some fun examples from Russia, Germany, Australia, Spain, United Kingdom, China, Brazil, and of course the […]

  • NEW Get.CLUB Launches With $150,000 In First Week Sales!

    Last week at NamesCon in Las Vegas we launched some big new things at www.get.club: Universal .CLUB Search – search for any .CLUB domain and get WHOIS information if it is registered, or find easy purchase options if the name is available. 60-Month, 0% Interest Financing on Premium Names – Get a great, brandable premium […]

  • NamesCon 2017 Here We Come! A Luxurious Auction and More!

    It’s time for the biggest domain industry show of the year, NamesCon. The .CLUB team is off to Las Vegas in full force, and ready to meet with registrars and domain investors.  We have 6 high-value, luxury themed premium names in the RightoftheDot auction which is currently open for pre-bidding on NameJet.  The auction will […]

  • Happy Holidays From Everyone at .CLUB!

    2016 has been a great year for .CLUB, and we have a lot to be grateful for. Mostly we are grateful for YOU – our partners, friends, families and the hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals who have joined the .CLUB!  Wishing you all a very happy and healthy holiday season and a fantastic […]

  • You Can Get A Custom .CLUB T-Shirt!

    In honor of the 9,000 new .CLUB premium names just released to the registrar channel we are going to offer a free custom t-shirt to the first 500 people who purchase a .CLUB premium name and share the name they registered on Twitter, tagging @getDotClub and including the hashtag #ClubIsEverywhere. Only premium names (priced at […]

  • Over 9,000 NEW .CLUB Premium Names Coming Available at Registrars

    Are you looking for a great brandable domain for your business or marketing campaign?  Tomorrow, December 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM Eastern, we are releasing approximately 9,200 NEW premium names into the registrar channel in our tiered premium offerings. These domains include names that were previously registered and reserved by the registry and thus were […]

  • .CLUB Gets Approved by Chinese Government

    It’s official!  China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has granted a license to .CLUB’s Beijing based wholly foreign-owned entity (WFOE) company, making .CLUB among the very first foreign registries of a new gTLD to be approved by the Chinese government.  As you’re probably aware if you visit this blog, .CLUB is popular in China. […]

  • Popular Terms: “Zhi Bo” (Live Video Streaming) Is Growing In China

    Social media has changed the way we live, eat, travel and shop, but most importantly, how we market our products. Social media is becoming increasingly accessible via the smartphone; you can check Facebook or Instagram to get the latest news or trends. However, how to utilize social media to reach its maximum potential to drive […]

  • 5 Ways To Use Your .CLUB Domain (video)

    A great domain name is an extremely flexible marketing and branding tool.  There are many ways to use a domain name, and it doesn’t always have to be as your primary web address.  We’ve seen many different uses of .CLUB domains and this video highlights 5 of the most popular ways we see .CLUB in use. […]