October 7, 2016

The Silent Evolution of Domain Names


The internet has come a long way since the first domain name, Symbolics.com, was registered in 1985. Even longer when you consider it was only 1994 when Joshua Quittner contacted McDonald’s to see if they were interested in registering mcdonalds.com, and, well, got nowhere. The state of the domain-name industry has vastly changed. Almost everyone with a business online has tried to register a dot-com domain name — only to find their first and best choice was gone.

What's in a name?

Topics: Digital Marketing, Digital Ecosystems, Branding, Digital Life