Webnames Advanced Corporate Management Tools Explained

As businesses and corporations grow, different departments within the organization require access to its domain names for several different reasons. Whether it’s the marketing team initiating the purchase of a domain for a product launch, or the finance department accounting for the different expenses incurred through domain management activities — several people, probably more, within a large organization will need access to its corporate domain portfolio.  Generally, there are two ways in which a … Read more

How to Derive More Value from Your Domain Portfolio with Domain Redirects

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Whether your corporation employs a straightforward strategic approach to domain name registrations, or a more proactive, approach that also encompasses defensive domain registrations, over time it’s likely that only a small number of domains in your portfolio offer true functional value to your business.  Let’s assume your firm follows best practices recommended by top domain portfolio management providers and employs a defensive registration strategy. In addition to services such as Domain Monitoring, DPML, and Trademark Clearinghouse, defensive registrations can provide value and long-term cost … Read more

Best Practices for Disaster Proofing Your DNS

Every single day too many businesses experience preventable DNS disruptions of one kind or another that damage their reputation, chip away at customer confidence and cause a loss of revenue. Despite underpinning almost every aspect of a businesses’ online operations, including its website, business email, web applications and more, DNS will often not get the … Read more

The Business Case for Consolidating Domains with a Corporate Registrar

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Has a lack of cohesive domain name policy led to your business domains and DNS services being dispersed across multiple service providers? You’re not alone. Many organizations and businesses find themselves in this situation over time because of a lack of policies around domain registration, business units acting independently, and the acquisition of other companies, … Read more

Do you need a premium domain for your business? We have the answer!

There’s a lot more in a name than you can imagine. Names give your business identity. It is your first point of interaction with your potential customers and getting it right brings you that much closer to forging a lasting relationship with them. Names are crucial in the online world because, unlike at a store … Read more

Introducing Domain Monitoring for Brand Protection

Domain Monitoring is an automated service that periodically scans domains registered in over 1000 domain extensions for mentions of your brand keywords to detect brand and trademark infringements. This helps businesses guard themselves against online threats, cyber-squatting and fraud and forms the basis of your brand protection strategy. Brand Protection online is a significant challenge and … Read more

6 Corporate Risk Factors Arising from Domain Management Practices

Managing risk is a high priority item for any corporation. Domain names are valuable business assets and the home of your brands online. If they go offline, even briefly, it can have serious implications on revenue, brand and customer trust. If a corporate domain name portfolio is poorly managed, without defined policies and adherence to domain management best … Read more

Brand Protection and CyberSecurity Best Practices

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‘Prevention is better than a cure’ goes the adage, and this holds true across industries whether it is public health, cybersecurity or personal finance. Brand Protection and cybersecurity are both key to preventing the leak of critical information, business secrets and operational resources for corporations and small businesses alike. Recovering from a data breach or … Read more

Why Every Business Should Prioritize Domain Consolidation

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If you are the owner of multiple domain names you are probably familiar with the headache of tracking where each domain name is registered, the business or personal names provided for the registrant, the associated contact information and when they are going to expire. If this sounds familiar, then domain consolidation can help solve your … Read more

New gTLD Strategies: 5 Key Considerations

The launch of the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLDs) is well underway and your brand needs to strengthen its position online. While close to 900 extensions have already launched, ICANN expects gTLD registries around the world to continue launch extensions through 2017. This creates a unique situation for brands online – new branding opportunities … Read more