Sedo Dissects Everything You Need to Know About New gTLDs at SXSW

WHO: Jeremiah Johnston, General Counsel, Sedo.com
WHAT: The Discussion’s Over: New Domains Are Here
WHEN: Monday, March 10, 2014 at 12:30 p.m. CST
WHERE:         Austin Convention Center , Ballroom E

SXSW Interactive Festival

Austin, TX

March 7-16, 2014

For more information on the event, please visit:

http://www.sxsw.com/interactive

WHY: Years of discussion and debate have come to a close and a historic expansion of the Internet is underway. The domains we’ve become accustomed to since the Internet’s birth – extensions like .com, .net and .org – are no longer the only game in town. New top-level domains (TLDs) have started to launch for business and personal use, and hundreds are available already with even more coming down the pipeline. This session will help you understand new TLDs, explain why they matter, and give you everything you need so you’re not left behind by those in the know.

With new TLD developments happening daily, you’ll hear the latest news and learn about unique issues that accompany their launch such as string contentions, Internationalized Domain Names, the debate over open and closed registries and how to beat the crowd for the best new domains. You’ll get practical advice about when you should spend money on domains that will advance your brand, and when you should – or shouldn’t – invest in defensive registrations to keep your domain out of the hands of competitors and other parties.

About Sedo

Sedo, an acronym for “Search Engine for Domain Offers,” is the leading domain marketplace and monetization provider. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany and with offices in London, England and Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world’s largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 18 million listings. The success of Sedo’s model has attracted a global membership base of more than 2 million domain professionals.

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He works on domain names, websites and software development. Has been online since 1995 & domaining since 2002.

2 comments

  1. A lot of “Big Timers” have spoken about New TLDs, but you what? So far, Rick Schwartz has NOT been proven wrong. It appears his numbers don’t lie is holding water.

    I noticed most bloggers are avoiding posting the daily Numbers pertaining the overall Registrations in lieu of New G’s. It’s not looking good. The constant blogging about the promise of New TLDs, has become cacophonous, it is becoming difficult for the real issues involved to be isolated, somewhat an ELDORADO!

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