The guys over at the .blog domain name registry have been doing a series of short posts to highlight or showcase "dotbloggers". My switch over to michele.blog as my main domain for my rather random blog posts was recently featured by them. You can read their post here. I made the move over to michele.blog early in January of this year, as I outlined here. Don and Paolo … [Read more...] about Michele.blog Featured by DotBlog Domain Registry
Back in 2010 I did a quick and dirty review of where Irish political parties were hosting their websites. Back then I was curious since so many of them were talking about "the knowledge economy", yet so few of them actually hosted their own websites in this country. Six years later things have changed. But what has also changed is the privacy regime. While back in 2010 … [Read more...] about General Election 2016: Where Do The Irish Political Parties Host?
With the launch of new TLDs a lot of the domain registries introduced quite complex pricing models. You had a "standard' registration fee, but you also had a lot of different ways of handling "premium" domain names. Unfortunately getting those "weird" prices to "play nice" with our billing system was far from easy, as the system essentially sees a domain extension as being a … [Read more...] about Registering Premium .Irish Domains Is Now Easy
In a few days time the .irish top level domain name will be available to the public. From June 25th they'll be open for registration on a "first come, first served" basis, though you can currently pre-order during landrush. It's going to be interesting to see who registers one and how they end up using it. We're currently running print ads in some of the Irish media - … [Read more...] about Counting Down To .Irish Launch
I love t-shirts - they're like my daily "uniform" so I was delighted to get this t-shirt from the guys at PIR. They're launching .ngo / .ong in the next few months and have been working on some marketing material. Love this design … [Read more...] about DotNGO T-Shirt