dot brands

2 10, 2016

dot google new gTLD

dot Google new Top Level Domain name status Com dot google After having launched com dot google in April 2015, google went very quiet on the new domain name extension space. com dot google was a April egg, where all the page was presented as if it were in a mirror. Google logo was inverted. [...]

29 09, 2016

dot brand domain used as short URL

Short URL use Brands use short URL to create deep linking to specific content or pages on their websites. Many non branded services support these short URL - bit.ly is one of the popular services that shortens URLs. They create a random list of around six caracters that redirect to a given URL. bit.ly has created, [...]

25 09, 2016

Domain name extension awareness by BNPParibas

New gTLD awareness There are 26 million domain names in new gTLD, but customer awareness is still relatively low. Amongst the most popular new gTLD domain name are kinogo.club, that is ranked 313 most popular website by Alexa. BNPParibas is the most active dot brand domain name. mabanque.bnpparibas is the most popular dot brand website, large [...]

13 09, 2016

Direct traffic to ecommerce

Retailer and ecommerce traffic Business Insider released a study on UK shoppers behaviour in Q2 2016. Instead of going through search engines or display ads, these online customers prefer to go directly to their preferred retailer's website. According to Business Insider : "This data demonstrates a high level of brand loyalty, and suggests that UK consumers [...]

1 09, 2016

Adwords for dot brand domain extension

dot brand, adwords & SEO - a matter of keyword Adwords are usually used together with Search Engine Optimization. Both are related to keywords, and the objective is to appear as high as possible for relevant searches on search engines such a google, bing or yandex. SEO is a series of methods and techniques that makes the [...]

14 07, 2016

The Frenchitude of branded domain extension

We published recently an article in Safebrand's blog, stating that France was world champion for branded domain extension, to Top Level Domain names : French brands have created more than 50% of the domain names BNPParibas has the most popular"dot brand" site Leclerc ( french supermarket) has launched the first complete online store on dot [...]

10 07, 2016

Brand Building, Vision and Domain Names

Vision and domain name The BMW group has launched three concepts called "next 100". The three concepts are similar but there are three different types of internet adress : BMW is using the new dot brand Top Level Domain: http://next100.bmw. Mini is using a dedicated URL in .uk, https://mininext100.co.uk/ integrates some content in the mini site, http://www.mini.com/next100/, and [...]

7 07, 2016

e-commerce on dot brand domain name extension website

e-commerce and new domain names extension One of the hope behind new domain name extensions, or new gTLD, was the generation of value through added e-commerce efficiency, via creation of clear, specific and memorable URLs where the customer would find what they want. On the illustration hereunder, the experience with sport.leclerc shows how a product can be [...]

20 06, 2016

security is one reason why brands launch own domain extension

Security is part of the new dot brand proposition DNS is the way to translate a domain name into an ip adress that the computers can interpret and understand. One part of the DNS process is managed on the Top Level Domain name level, and can be attacked by hackers. Major sites such as google [...]

17 06, 2016

dot deloitte, a component of a rebranding project

dot deloitte is a dot brand new gTLD Deloitte is a multinational professional services firm, headquartered in New York, who successfully applied for the dot deloitte new Top Level Domain name. Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, enterprise risk and financial advisory services with more than 225,400 professionals globally. In FY 2015, earned a record $35.2 billion USD in [...]