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.CO Icons & Innovators: John Battelle

Meet John Battelle of NewCo.co John is Co-founder and Chair of NewCo, Inc., a disruptive conference model and media platform where the networked economy is showcased. Also a Board Director of Acxiom, Inc., a NYSE-listed public company, John Battelle maintains...

SEO News – June

Hey there, .CO-ers! As you know, we love to keep you in the know about all things SEO, and that includes informing you of the latest news in the world of search engines. May was a busy month in the land of search engines since Google launched two major updates to its...

SEO Spotlight: Ms.Tech

As you probably know, SEO is a very important topic for us. We believe that not only is it important to get the word out about how SEO-friendly .CO domains are, but we also believe in SEO education and knowledge-share so we can empower webmasters to be their absolute...

.CO Icons & Innovators: DJ Skee

Meet DJ Skee of Skee.co A DJ, television host, radio personality, music composer, video producer and entrepreneur, DJ Skee is a major influencer in today’s entertainment industry. Skee.co is the online home of DJ Skee’s growing community – providing community members...

Part III: Google Panda Update

Hi there, .CO friends! Welcome to another installment in our Google Algorithm blog post series! In our last post, we talked all about the Hummingbird update. Today we are talking about one of the biggest algorithm changes Google has ever launched: the Panda update....

We Heart PPP’s

This week we’re celebrating the launch of Global Partnerships Week (GP3), an initiative launched by the US State Department to recognize the important role that public-private partnerships (PPPs) play in promoting diplomacy and development around the world. For one...

.CO Icons & Innovators: Randi Zuckerberg

Meet Randi Zuckerberg of DotComplicated.co Mother, wife and CEO of social media firm Zuckerberg Media - Randi truly does it all! Businesswoman and former Director of Market Development and Spokeswoman for Facebook, Randi Zuckerberg is now heading a digital lifestyle...

It’s Onward & Upward for .CO!

Historic times for us at .CO: just a few days ago we signed a “definitive agreement” whereby Neustar will become the company’s sole shareholder. I couldn’t be more proud to share this news or more excited about what the future holds in store for .CO! While this...

Want to know how to rise above the noise at SXSW? Whisper.

Having just returned from my 4th experience as a marketer at SXSWi – I am struck by the number of times I’ve heard people say “we need to find a way to rise above the noise” and to “cut through the clutter” to get noticed.  Here’s a reality check to all of you startup...

The .COmmunity Takes Austin: SxSWi 2014

We did it big this year at SXSWi! We hosted a series of events at our pop-up HQ in Austin Friday through Sunday.  We were excited to have our own space where we could treat our .COmmunity members to all sorts of programming and treats! It proved to be quite the...

Part II: All About the Hummingbird Update

Howdy, .COers! Today we are bringing you another SEO-related blog post for your reading pleasure. At .CO, we believe knowledge is power, and we like to provide you with the industry information you need in order to succeed. Last year, we posted an in-depth series of...

.COmmunity Stories: Ubiq.co

When former data analyst turned entrepreneur, Sreeram Sreenivasan, experienced the pain points of using enterprise data processing and reporting applications like SAS in his day job, he decided to develop his own solution (www.ubiq.co) to solve for the issues he...

2013: Highlights & Connections

As 2013 closes and we prepare for an awesome, crazy and trend setting 2014, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on 2013 with a rundown of .CO‘s highpoints. From launch, our team set out with the lofty goal of changing the fabric of the Internet. As we head into 2014,...

New TLDs: Bring it!

In the next two years we are going to see a massive proliferation of new top level domain extensions (nTLDs).  Some of my favorites: .ninja, .nyc, .tech, .design, .app, and .web.  Soon there will be well over 1000 domain options coming online. This begs the question:...

Why Dallas? (For Startups)

When you think of Dallas, what are the first things that come to mind? Some people think of the Dallas Cowboys, the popular TV show “Dallas,” or the airport that is on track to become America’s second-largest by 2022. But who thinks of Dallas as a thriving...

Three Rokk3r Labs Companies to Watch in 2014

Just recently we stopped by the new HQ of our friends at Rokk3r Labs. In case you haven’t heard of them, Rokk3r Labs is a technology portfolio company that partners with entrepreneurs to launch their ideas into the market. Rokk3r launched their headquarters in Miami...

We’re Helping to Power the Global Startup Battle!

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be supporting the Global Startup Battle (GSB) this year. Entrepreneurs participating in GSB will have access to build their ideas on .CO domains for free, as well as the opportunity to win a trip to LeWeb Paris or Lean Startup...

Ready, Set, GEW!

On the eve of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the world’s largest celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship, we are thrilled to welcome the newest member of the .CO family: GEW.co. We feel very lucky to have been able to work with our friends at Global...

.CO Trends & Stats – November 2013

.CO Growth .CO is excited to have achieved over 1.5 million registrations in its short three years since the global launch. Year over year, the growth is an exciting 15% since September of 2012. Startup Growth = .CO Growth When reviewing the World Startup Report...

.CO Icons & Innovators: Amy Millman

Meet Amy Millman of SB.co A passionate advocate for women entrepreneurs building big businesses starting small, Amy Millman is one of the inspirational women who co-founded Springboard Enterprises, a non-profit venture catalyst which sources, coaches, showcases and...

Build a Business with Shopify!

Ambitious, self-starters from all around the world are entering the 4th annual Shopify Build A Business competition for a chance to win amazing prizes and launch their “big idea.” Each year Shopify sets entrepreneurs on the fast track to creating incredible businesses...

Miami to Vegas: NightPro.co Represents at #TCCelebrate

This week, NightPro.co will hit the Las Vegas stage at Tech Cocktail Celebrate and go head to head against 23 other startups vying for first place in a nation-wide pitch competition. We’ll admit, we’ve been anticipating this event for a while now and we couldn’t be...

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G.CO in NYC

Hey NYC! Anyone near Times Square should check out our #playmusic building takeover on 42nd & 8th. pic.twitter.com/Jf8zaXYfea — Google Play (@GooglePlay) October 18, 2013 Last Week, UP.CO was shining in Times Square - today, g.co/playmusic, promoting the new...

Design the future of the Internet

At our office, we come to work every day to support the innovators, entrepreneurs, dreamers, and DO-ers that are building the future of the internet in the .CO online neighborhood. No one day is like another, and no rulebooks have been written for what we are doing --...

Startup Weekend Offer: Note for Events Oct 9-20

Yikes! It has come to our attention that there has been an issue with the registering of .CO domains through the Startup Weekend event offer for "Just the domain" during the Startup Weekend events during October 9-20. We have resolved the issue, but realize that many...

.CO-ers Take On TNW US

Our team just returned from New York City where we enjoyed inspiring speakers, and mingling with creative startups and interesting tech enthusiasts from around the world at The Next Web Conference US. The energy was incredible at this event, which took place in the...

.CO Icons & Innovators: Kelly Hoey

Meet Kelly Hoey of WIM.co Founder of Women Innovate Mobile and ranked by Forbes as one of five “Women Changing the World”, Kelly Hoey is reinventing, disrupting and making a serious impact on the world around her. In addition to WIM, Kelly is also the founder of Hoey...

We <3 The Nashville Entrepreneur Center

We’re excited to welcome The Nashville Entrepreneur Center (EC) to the .COmmunity! The Nashville Entrepreneur Center connects entrepreneurs with investors, providing innovators with a platform to take off.  Since its launch in 2007, The EC has become the centerpiece...

SEO Spotlight: MyTab.co

As you probably know, SEO is a very important topic for us. We believe that not only is it important to get the word out about how SEO-friendly .CO domains are, but we also believe in SEO education and knowledge-share so we can empower webmasters to be their absolute...