Archive for the “Domain Names” Category

Make a Difference As a .democrat

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  The web address ending .democrat goes on sale next week. Start the party online! Literally. Take a tour of Barack Obama’s website and it won’t be long before you come across the quote… ‘Change comes about because people are activated, people are involved. When those voices are heard, you can’t stop it.’

Domain Name Expiration: The Facts

Posted on May 12th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  Every day more than 1,000 domain names expire. But it’s not always on purpose. It may sound improbable, but people lose their domain names by accident all the time. Whether your domain is for your business or your blog, losing it can put you in hot water. It can confuse your customers, put a…

.Boutique On Sale Now

Posted on April 30th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

Stand out from the crowd with a .boutique web address ending… A recent study by ReferalCandy suggests there are more than 102,000 online retail sites in the USA. And this research only takes into account the ones that make more than $12,000 a year. If all these stores were bricks and mortar, they’d take up…

For sale: .codes and .farm

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Sarah Holt

Two new web address endings hit the virtual shelves today, taking the total of newly-released alternatives to .com and .us up to more than 60. The new .codes web address provides everyone from computer programmers to the technorati with a way of marking their online territory. As we move closer to the twenty-twenties, it’s going…

8 Books To Read Before You Die – And They’re Not What You Might Expect

Posted on April 22nd, 2014 by Sarah Holt

In lieu of UNESCO’s World Book Day tomorrow, newly published author and Midphase writer, Sarah Holt, reveals the books that have a permanent place on her bookshelf. Once, when I was 6, I decided to run away. I packed a bag and headed off to a neighbour’s house to hideout. You know what was in…

Totally Awesome, Non-Boring Gift Ideas

Posted on April 16th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

As the new web address ending .gift is launched onto the Internet, Midphase launches its war on boring forgettable gifts. No more socks. No more socks! When it comes to present-buying, it’s not just the gifts that get tied up in knots. With so many occasions to buy for – from birthdays to parent days…

The 6 P’s of Successful Blogging

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by Sarah Holt

Freelance blog writer Emilie DeCoursey reveals the secrets of blog success… To run a successful new blog you’re going to need to be well equipped with the right tools including a reliable laptop or desktop computer, a decent camera for taking your own pictures and video, a good sense of your platform of choice and…

Can a gal ever have enough .shoes?

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  Today, the new web address ending .shoes goes on sale, as an alternative to .com and .us. To celebrate, Midphase has created this concise history of shoes infographic.  At Midphase, we subscribe to the philosophy ‘if the .shoe fits, get the website.’ Get your own www.yourname.shoes from the Midphase homepage.

Warning: This Blog May Cause Wanderlust

Posted on February 28th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

The web address ending .voyage was added to the Internet this week. To mark the occasion, Midphase looks at some of the most epic voyages ever made… In 1873, Jules Verne wrote the novel Around the World in Eighty Days, in which adventurer Phileas Fogg circumnavigated the globe. But epic journeys aren’t the stuff of…

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