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  • .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. […]

  • The Value of Chicken Soup in China

    When I was young, I remember when I got sick, my grandmother would always cook me some chicken soup. She always says chicken soup is the best medicine to heal sick people. So 20 years later, I am still a big fan of chicken soup, because my feeling is always attached to it. In China, […]

  • What’s “Hot” In China? If You Like Boy Bands, Read On…

    (Editor’s Note: Lin Liu is the China Market Manager for Beijing Club Domains Technology Co. Ltd, which is our wholly owned Chinese business entity). Inspired by the great work Kassey Lee does at his “Coreile Letter” blog, this is the first in a series of blog posts from Lin highlighting the different Chinese meanings of […]

  • .CLUB Wins “Registry of the Year” at The Domain Conference 2016

    At The Domain Conference 2016 the .CLUB team was honored to win the “Registry of the Year” award for the second year in a row.  We were in excellent company and humbled to be nominated along with our peers at Donuts, GMO, GDN, Neustar, Radix, Rightside, Starting Dot, Uniregistry and Verisign. The name .CLUB is […]

  • Starting October 1: New Opportunities For .CLUB Dropping & Deleting Names

    Why shop till you drop when you can shop the drop and grab some great brandable and investment quality .CLUB domain names? As you may know, in the past, as a registry we have often recovered certain valuable deleting names and reserved them for release as tiered premium names through the registrar channel.  While a […]

  • A September To Remember (And It’s Not Over Yet!)

    Summer is over and the .CLUB team could not be busier… No, we are not going “back to school” but we are going to conferences and events from coast to coast and around the world.  Our September tour started simultaneously in San Francisco and Fort Lauderdale where the .CLUB team were in full force on […]

  • .CLUB and Domain.com Have A SUPER Showing At TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2016!

    We love Hackathons, and weekend hackers (not the malicious kind) love .CLUB domain names.  When under pressure to build a project over a weekend, the .CLUB domain ending has proven time after time to inspire creativity and innovation.  This weekend the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in San Francisco was no exception, with over 40 hackathon projects […]

  • We’ve Moved… (Well, This Blog Has)

    As you probably know if you are visiting this blog, .CLUB is one of the new domain extensions now available.  If you take a look at the address bar in your browser you’ll see that this page, our official blog, has moved to a new address, from www.get.club/blog, to www.Club.blog. Why, you ask?  Well, .blog is […]

  • Welcome To Get.Club: Live Sites, Celebrities, InTheWild & a Store!

    We’re excited to introduce a refreshed new website at www.get.club.  As we’ve said here before, we are most excited about the amazing businesses and individuals using .CLUB web addresses.  As the leading new domain extension when it comes to usage, we wanted to create a fun environment to regularly highlight the great, creative uses of […]

  • 12,000 New .CLUB Premium Names Available TODAY!

    At 10:00 am EST today, June 16, 2016, approximately 12,000 registry reserved .CLUB premium names will be released into the registrar channel via EPP, including some names that have never been offered by the registrar channel before.  This is the second time .CLUB has injected additional premium names into the registrar channel since launching our tiered premium program in […]