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Nail Your Pitch in the First 30 Seconds

Presenting in front of potential clients, your coworkers or pitching a new idea to any group of people can sometimes seem nerve-racking. The moment you step up, your heart rate quickens, pulse increases, sweaty palms emerge... Presentations hold a lot of weight, and...

This Summer in SEO: News You Can Use

These days, search engines are changing from one day to the next, and search marketing industry insiders have made it part of their jobs to keep up. But what about the general public—will any of these changes have any real effect on your website? The answer: you...

Nail Your Pitch in the First 30 Seconds

Presenting in front of potential clients, your coworkers or pitching a new idea to any group of people can sometimes seem nerve-racking. The moment you step up, your heart rate quickens, pulse increases, sweaty palms emerge... Presentations hold a lot of weight, and...

This Summer in SEO: News You Can Use

These days, search engines are changing from one day to the next, and search marketing industry insiders have made it part of their jobs to keep up. But what about the general public—will any of these changes have any real effect on your website? The answer: you...

Not Another Corporate Newsletter

.CO Icons & Innovators: Dave McClure

Meet Dave McClure, of 500.co Venture capitalist and founding partner at 500 Startups, Dave McClure is a geek to be reckoned with! He has helped hundreds of startups with product and marketing strategy and regularly speaks on technology and entrepreneurship topics....

Living the #Startuplife at SXSW V2V

Just last week, our team flew into Las Vegas for the first ever SXSW V2V at the Cosmpolitan hotel. South By Southwest is always a unique experience and I was curious to see how 1,000+ techies, innovators and entrepreneurs gathered for 3 days of inspiring keynotes,...

Introducing: POP.co

As I hinted in my blog post celebrating the third anniversary of the .CO domain, I'm super excited today to announce the launch of our new company:  POP! Online LLC. Simply put, POP.co is a ridiculously easy way to launch a business or idea online. In less than a...

Win a ticket to TNW Latin America, from .CO!

Great news! Beginning today, you can enter to win a free ticket to The Next Web Conference Latin America. Get inspired by the best speakers discussing trends in mobile and the Internet. Two days of networking with decision makers, developers, startups investors,...

Update for Startup Weekenders – new .CO offer

Hey Startup Weekend participants! As a global sponsor, our mission is to help each and every one of you get your big idea online fast during your event. To do that, we provide you access to a free .CO domain, which you can redeem at www.go.co/startupweekend. Today, we...

New .CO Perk: Test Drive Moz PRO Software

Want the best SEO management software you can get your hands on? Moz (formerly SEOmoz), has established itself as the leading authority on all things SEO-related and we're hooking up .CO-ers with Moz PRO, the web's most popular inbound marketing software. More than...

.CO Icons & Innovators: Chris Milk

Meet Chris Milk of Milk.co Ranked one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company, Chris Milk is a renowned American music video director and photographer. His art straddles experimental genres and unfamiliar mediums, turning new technologies, web...

3 is the Magic Number

.CO was launched to the public three years ago this past Saturday, July 20th. To celebrate this milestone, we put together this special piece of digital art to honor the innovators, entrepreneurs, dream-chasers and risk-takers who are building the future on .CO – and...

The Little Domain that .COuld

Next week marks the third anniversary of the global launch of .CO domains.  In honor of this milestone, Sedo released a report today analyzing  the growth and evolution of .CO on the secondary domain market.  With more than 17 million domain name listings across...

Dropping Domains: What are they and why should you care?

One of the biggest upsides to being a recently launched domain extension is that .CO is a wide-open name space with tens of millions of incredible domain names still up for grabs. Unlike some of the legacy domain extensions, with .CO, chances are great that you can...

New .CO Perk: Bring Sexy Back at 500 Startups’ unSEXY Conference

Want to bring home the bacon? Take a lesson from the experts at unSEXY, a 1-day conference about tech startups and companies who are in ‘unexy’ verticals but are actually doing something incredibly sexy – making money! On Friday, August 9th the innovators and leaders...

ICT Spring Recap

I attended the ICT Spring in Luxembourg mid June. It’s known as the most inspiring tech event in Europe. The visit was noteworthy in many ways—it featured Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, as a keynote speaker; attracted more than 150 exhibitors, and most...

PPC 101: Before You Decide to Start a PPC Campaign

Thinking about trying out Pay Per Click Advertising? Depending on the market you’re entering, paid advertising may or may not be for you. You should explore all of your options before making the decision to pay for traffic. Before you dive right in, there are a few...

Get into the Mix with Tech Cocktail!

You’re probably familiar with our friends at Tech Cocktail, the media company and events organization for startups, entrepreneurs and technology enthusiasts but did you know that you can get discounted tickets to their awesome mixers? We’re offering a unique discount...

SEO in a Week: Tracking Success

Hey, hey, hey .CO friends! I’m here to share some more SEO knowledge with you in order for you to be your SEO best. If you’re just joining us, you’ll want to catch up by reading the rest of our SEO in a Week posts— we’ve covered important  SEO topics such as...

Top SMX Advanced Takeaways

Good morning and Happy Monday, .COers!  I’m here to bring you another SEO blog post to satisfy your craving for Internet marketing knowledge. If you haven’t checked out any of our other SEO blog posts, make sure you read our SEO in a Week posts, each of which focuses...

SEO in a Week: Social Media & SEO

Hey there, .CO friends! Welcome back to our SEO in a Week blog post series! Here at .CO, we are all about SEO, which is why we’ve created a slew of blog posts chock-full of actionable advice to help you be your SEO best. If you’re just now stopping by, make sure to...

SEO in a Week: Keyword Research and Content

Happy Monday, .COers! Thanks for joining us for another installment of our SEO in a Week blog post series. In this blog series, we’ve decided to provide you tons of tactical SEO tips you can apply to your website, broken down by area so you can devote one day of the...

SEO in a Week: On Site SEO

Hi there, .CO friends! Welcome to another installment of our SEO in a Week blog post series! Your long-term success is very important to us, so we’ve sought out to arm you with all kinds of helpful SEO tips you can apply to your website in order to improve your SEO....

Rest Easy! .CO is Stopping Cybercrime Dead in its Tracks

Here at .CO, we’re dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the global Internet. As such, whenever possible, we actively participate in a variety of efforts to strengthen global counter-cybercrime efforts.  As .CO’s Chief Security Officer, it’s fair to say...

SEO In a Week: Link Building

Hey there, .COers! Welcome to our latest installment in our SEO in a Week blog post series! This is the 2nd post in our "SEO In A Week" blog series – providing you with all kind of helpful info to help you be your SEO best. Today, we’ll be talking about links, so go...

.CO-er Happy Hour in San Francisco

This past week, we were in San Francisco and got to get a great group of local .CO-ers together for a fabulous meal and drinks at BunMee – an amazingly delicious Vietnamese Sandwich Shop.  (If you’re ever in San Francisco, you seriously got to try this place! The shop...

I Never Wanted to Work for Domain Names

Have you ever taken a step back to look at your life and been shocked at how you ever got where you are?  That happened to me today and I was amazed at what I found... how in the world did I end up working for domain names? Let me give you a little bit of background:...

SEO in a Week: SEO-Friendly Design & Development

Hey .CO friends—welcome to our SEO in a Week blog post series! We want to provide you with as much information as possible to help you be your SEO best! Today, we will be talking about the various elements of SEO-friendly design and development . It’s important when...

Going Above and Beyond the Booth

We all know events require a lot of work.  With the heavy event season now over for the first quarter, we’ve picked up a few tips and tricks from the variety of events we attended while achieving 1,500,000 domains in our spare time. From startup world happenings like...

.CO Trends & Stats: April 2013

Updated .CO trends and statistics are released! Domains Under Management We are proud to have reached 1,500,000 domain names under management and look forward to the next 1.5MM and beyond.  As of March 2013, the .CO extension reached its 1,500,000 mark. Domains vs....

.CO and SEO: The LeWeb.co Upgrade from an SEO Perspective

You may have noticed that over the course of the past two years a number of brands and individuals have been choosing to upgrade from their existing web address to .CO. We’ve seen companies ditch the dash (e.g. komai-co.com to komai.co), save future visitors from...

Asian Internationalized Domain Names to Launch in April

We are excited to announce the launch of Asian IDNs in the .CO registry including Chinese, Japanese and Korean.  With non-English speaking Internet users and content increasing, providing alternate languages for .CO domain names is expected for the registry and our team.   Over the past two and a half years, .CO has become the domain of choice for startups and entrepreneurs aroun

SXSWrecap Photo Diary

So, you just got back from SXSW and are probably experiencing exhaustion, business card overload and may have even lost your voice from pitching your business one too many times. We’re going through symptoms of withdrawal – we’re missing all the .COol free schwag, the...

SXSW 2013: .CO-ers Take Over Austin

SXSW Interactive is a craze of events that make entrepreneurs, techies and geeks feel like it’s Christmas in March. There's so much to do, see and experience - and so many cool people to meet, it can be a little overwhelming.  But fear not, we've got you .covered......

Super price for SuperConf passes!

Hey .CO-ers, we have an awesome treat for you this week! We've worked with our friends at SuperConf to roll back the prices on the cost of SuperConf tickets just for you! We have a limited quantity of discounted passes to this super event in Miami on Thursday 2/21 and...