Don’t you hate being too late to the party? Maybe that’s how you felt if you saw that .archi, .bio, and .ski were on promo the last few days and then realized that it was already over.
Well, we have good news for you: .archi, .bio, and .ski are back on sale again. Though this time the deal is not quite as lucrative, this time around domains in these extensions will still be available for half-price. Which is pretty good. Normally .archi goes for $79.34 per year at A rates. At half-price that’s $39.67. Ordinarily .bio is $63.96 per year at A rates and .ski is $48.32 per year at A rates. While this promo lasts, .bio will be $31.98 per year and .ski will be $24.16 per year.
If you missed the first round, don’t miss this round. It goes from now until June 5, 2016 at midnight UTC (that’s 5:00 PM PDT).
So get your .archi, .bio or .ski domain now while this promo lasts.
Back in the Dark Ages, before computers and smart phones, you used to have to carry your paper coupons, meticulously clipped from the Sunday paper in a big coupon wallet. Then when you did your shopping, it would be only the stuff on sale: this month turkey, tortilla chips, mint ice cream, tapioca pudding and bagels. And then you’d have to pay with paper money and carry it in paper bags. So much paper. So many trees.
We live in a more technologically advanced age, where you can ride-share to the grocery store or order online for delivery, e-wallets are replacing wallets, cryptocurrency is replacing paper currency, and now, with .promo entering the GoLive phase, that coupon book can go away too.
As of Monday May 23, .promo is now available in the GoLive phase for $19.40 per year at A rates.
The .vip TLD just walked into the GoLive club and now it’s already making it rain half-price domains at $9.75 only, instead of the usual GoLive price of $19.50 per year, from May 17, 2016 at 5:00 PM PDT until 4:59 PM PDT on August 31, 2016.
At 50% off, you get two for the price of one, so it’s like having a +1 on the .vip list.
South Korea is the world leader in Internet connectivity with an average connection speed of 26.7 Mb/s (as of Q4 2015) with an average peak connection speed of 86.6 Mb/s. 92.4% of South Korea’s population are Internet users.
And now comes another landmark in South Korea’s quest to lead the world as the most connected country on Earth. The Korean equivalents of .com and .net are now entering the Sunrise phase!
.닷컴 (“.com” or .xn--mk1bu44c in punycode) and .닷넷 (“.net” or .xn--t60b56a in punycode) will be available at Gandi in the Sunrise phase starting May 17, 2016 at midnight UTC. Sunrise will last until June 20 and during this time, domains in these extensions will be available for $208.61.
Then at 0:00 UTC on June 21, 2016, a special Godfathering phase will begin. If you are an owner of a .com or a .net domain, this is an offer you can’t refuse. If you are already an owner of a .com or a .net domain, you can purchase the Korean equivalent—.닷컴 if you have a .com, .닷넷 if you have a .net—for $15.54 per year. This will correspond to the Landrush phase for these two TLDS and you should select Landrush when purchasing in the Godfathering phase.
Finally, on August 31, 2016 at 0:00 UTC, GoLive will begin on .닷컴 and .닷넷. They will be available for $15.54 per year each.
Gandi is proud to present .vip this Tuesday May 17. Tickets are $19.50 each (i.e. per year). You don’t have to be on any list, you don’t have to even be all that important. Doors open at 9:00 AM PDT for this all ages event. It could be a full house, so get in line now.
Lines are great. On a map, they draw the boundary between two cities, two states, or two countries. At the store or a concert or the bank, it’s how we wait. You can line up, you can be out of line, over the line, or in line and you can of course also be .online.
From May 15 through May 30, 2016, .online is available for just $4.99. Normally .online domains are $29.99 at A rates. That’s six for the price of one.
So get in line and get .online while you still can.
Interesting things happen when you’re live. People go off-script, improvise, say and do unexpected things or just feel more spontaneous and direct. Sports is more exciting live. Comedy in front of a live studio audience is funnier. Live news is more breaking and live politics is more raw. Live music is more powerful.
That’s why it’s great that from April 1 until June 30, 2016, .live is on sale for $15.57 per year (normally $31.15 at A rates).
A .live domain also goes well with .rocks and .social, which are two other TLDs on sale since January. That was supposed to end March 31, but that’s now been extended to June 30.
You may be aware that we recently celebrated a day of some significance to Mexican history. Of course, we’re talking about Cinco de Mayo, the birthday of the last Mexican governor of California, Pío Pico, born May 5, 1801.*
If only Pío Pico had also been in some way instrumental in the post office, then we would have a perfect deal for him: all the rest of this month from May 9 through May 31, 2016, .mx domains the official TLD of Mexico (but also the technical abbreviation for “mailbox”) will be available for half-price. That’s $24.00 per year instead of the usual $48.00 per year at A rates.