Namecheap

Namecheap is an ICANN-accredited domain registrar and web hosting company, based in Los Angeles, California. They claim to have over 3 million domain names under management.
Posts about Namecheap
    • Namecheap to bring millions of domains in-house next week

      Namecheap is finally bringing its customer base over to its own ICANN accreditation. The registrar will next week accept transfer of an estimated 3.2 million .com and .net domains from Enom, following a court ruling forcing Enom owner Tucows to let go of the names. The migration will happen from January 8 to January 12, Namecheap said in a blog post today.

      Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 14 readers -
    • SpamHaus ranks most-botted TLDs and registrars

      NameCheap and Uniregistry have emerged as two of the most-abused domain name companies, using statistics on botnet command and control centers released by SpamHaus this week. SpamHaus data shows that over a quarter of all botnet C&Cs found during the year were using NameCheap as their registrar. It also shows that almost 1% of domains registered in Uniregistry’s .

      Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 6 readers -
  • NameCheap stops selling .xyz domains

    … NameCheap may have sold over a million .xyz domains, but apparently it will sell no more than that. The registrar confirmed to DI this evening that it is no longer taking .xyz registrations. It declined to explain why. It has also stopped selling .college and .rent domains — two other gTLDs owned by XYZ.com. Other new gTLDs are not affected…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 31 readers -
  • Where’s Wesley? SXSW Success on a Small Budget

    …. Their marketing team blanked the area with Where’s Waldo stickers. Score! The other fortunate thing that happened was me winning the lottery to see President Barack Obama. I was placed on the first floor in a very visible area. Both of these things really increased our exposure. Once we knew we had a good message, we amplified that message with Ads…

    Marketing Technology Blog- 21 readers -