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

The Growing Threat of Domain Hijacking (and How to Protect Against It)

Whenever domain hijacking occurs, hackers can gain full control over a domain name, including its DNS settings. This may result in one or all of the following scenarios: “Listen” in on all traffic to and from a particular domain name, including communications via email. Redirect traffic to a page with malicious content. Theft of domain … 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

Corporate Domain Portfolio Management: Is it Right for Your Business?

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 they are poorly managed and spread across multiple registrars, your business is exposing itself to increased risk and expending unnecessary time, resources and money. … Read more

Security Products: Domains, DNS, Account Protection

Protect critical domains and online properties with our comprehensive suite of security products and services. As cybercrime continues to increase worldwide, so does domain abuse, DDoS attacks, phishing, and data theft. These threats can have serious ramifications on revenue, brand reputation, and customer trust if critical services are impacted. Public companies, organizations and businesses need … Read more

Your domain portfolio, expertly secured and managed to perform

Managing large domain portfolios is complicated. Security, compliance, strategy, nameserver management – it can be tedious, time consuming and high stakes should something go wrong or downtime occur. Too often corporate domain management is insufficiently resourced, lacking formal policies, or worse, tackled in an ad hoc manner.. Scenarios like this create unnecessary risk to 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

Three Steps for Nailing your Corporate Domain Names

Note: This article on determining corporate domain names and has been updated for 2021. The updates reflect recent internet security best practices and emerging threats and trends in the industry. When it comes to registering domain names companies and organizations often struggle to cover all their trademarks, brands, product names, concepts and variations without: a) … Read more

Save Time With Webnames Domain Management Tools

Note: This article on determining corporate domain names and has been updated for 2021. The updates reflect recent internet security best practices and emerging threats and trends in the industry. Nick here from Webnames.ca’s Corporate and Premier Services department. I’ve been working directly with corporate customers, resellers and domain name investors for quite some time … Read more