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A best practice approach to domain security

MarkMonitor recently conducted its final instalment of ‘office hours’: a series of interactive, Q&A focused webinars highlighting the most pressing topics in domain management today.   The MarkMonitor™ office hours series, following a university office hours model, provide MarkMonitor customers the ability to ask questions on a variety of domain-related topics with real-time answers from […]

Protecting your brand with domain blocking

MarkMonitor recently conducted its third installment of ‘office hours’: a series of interactive, Q&A focused webinars highlighting the most pressing topics in domain management today.   The MarkMonitor™ office hours series, following a university office hours model, provides MarkMonitor customers the ability to ask questions on a variety of domain-related topics with real-time answers from […]

MarkMonitor experts take a deep dive into domain portfolio analysis in office hours webinar

MarkMonitor recently conducted its second installment of ‘office hours’: a series of interactive, Q&A focused webinars highlighting the most pressing topics in domain management today.   The MarkMonitor™ office hours series, following a university office hours model, provides MarkMonitor customers the ability to ask questions on a variety of domain-related topics with real-time answers from […]

MarkMonitor holds inaugural office hours, focused on .brand gTLDs

Our MarkMonitor team recently conducted its first installment of ‘office hours’: a series of interactive, Q&A focused webinars highlighting the most pressing topics in domain management today. The MarkMonitor™ office hours series, following a university office hours model, provide MarkMonitor customers the ability to ask questions on a variety of domain-related topics with real-time answers […]

The adaptable TLD industry: 2020 at the halfway point

In 2020, the terms ‘COVID-19’ and ‘coronavirus’ have become important parts of our day-to-day vocabulary. Like in many other industries, the domain industry has seen effects from the COVID-19 pandemic. In our Q2 2020: New gTLD Quarterly Report, the domain experts behind MarkMonitor™ share recent findings and analysis of said trends. Please complete the form […]

2019: a year of innovation for New gTLDs

It has been a year of change for the domain industry, with products and services within the New generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) space continuing to expand in both breadth and complexity. We have seen developments in the launches of TLDs (such as .SPORT in January and .NEW in October), new blocking products including AdultBlock […]

New gTLD winds of change continue to shift

Gaining access to information on the ever-changing new gTLD ecosystem remains paramount to domain registration strategies and to maintaining a successful domain portfolio. To date, more than 1,200 new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), have been delegated, including: Geographic terms (.NYC, .LONDON, .OSAKA) Generics (.FILM, .FASHION, .SPORT) Brands (called ‘dotbrands’ and applied for in a […]

Enhancing your strategy and ROI with premium and reserved domains

The new gTLD program has been a controversial topic for MarkMonitor customers. Many understandably blame new gTLDs for inflating defensive domain name budgets, creating new environments for cybersquatters and other bad actors and creating new free speech challenges to brand protection with the introduction of gripe TLDs like .sucks. On the other hand, companies have […]