Ever thought of the perfect domain name for your business only to find it’s already been taken? If so, you’ll be happy to know soon there will be a more than 6,000 percent increase in the number of website domains available.
Some will be brand-centric–think .apple for Apple or .citi for Citibank. Others will be generic top-level domains (gTLDs) such as app, .home, .book, .shop, and .design as well as others that will be specific to languages such as Japanese, Arabic and Chinese.
It’s a transformation that concerns every company–even start-ups and small businesses–says David Mitnick, founder and president of DomainSkate, an Internet company that focuses on domain name arbitration disputes. more