DOMAINfest @ Ion.Asia Recap

It's a wrap! HEXONET was a key sponsor of the DOMAINfest @ Ion.Asia event held last week in Hong Kong. Hosted by industry leaders Edmon Chung (CEO of DotAsia), Jothan Frakes (Co-Founder of DOMAINfest and NamesCon), and Simon Cousins (CEO of Allegravita and renowned Chinese domain expert) DOMAINfest this year was a huge success and proved to be one the premier domain name events in Asia.


Domain Names are an extremely important part of digital business. With the introduction of new TLDs, Asia and in particular China, has been a place of incredible growth and activity for the industry. DOMAINfest @ IoN.Asia will be four days of great keynotes, panels, networking and more.  Hosted by industry leaders Edmon Chung, (CEO of DotAsia), Jothan Frakes (Co-Founder of DOMAINfest and NamesCon), and Simon Cousins (CEO and renowned Chinese domain expert of Allegravita) DOMAINfest will be the premier domain event in Asia.

Donuts to Launch Four (4) Chinese IDN new gTLDs

Donuts, the largest registry of new gTLDs, is launching four Chinese IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) new gTLDs this month. Here's a quick snapshot:

.游戏 (GAMES) .xn--unup4y

This TLD represents the Mandarin word for GAMES. There are millions of people and organizations worldwide that speak Mandarin who also create, stage, participate and enjoy games, including contests and recreation of all kinds.  The online gaming market continues to grow exponentially, especially in China.

HEXONET to Offer .DE Backorders!

It is an understatement to say that Germans love their .DE country code top level domain names.  With over 16 million .DE domain names registered, it is the third largest country code top level domain name in the world and is the 4th largest TLD by zone size according to Verisign's Domain Name Industry Brief.  While .COM may be king in North America, this is not the case in Germany where .DE is the most commonly used domain extension.  Under the stewardship of DENIC, .DE has been

Rightside to Release Valuable and Sought-After Two Character Domains

Rightside is releasing many of their two (2) character domain names across all the TLDs they manage. Now is the perfect time to save and obtain valuable two character domain names for your company or your portfolio. Two-character domains (also known as 2 letter domains) have been some of the most valuable industry-wide and their value will only continue to rise. They are short, memorable and very easy to enter on mobile devices. They also lend themselves well to making excellent branded content links.

Get Ready for the .COM & .NET Flash Sale

For a very limited time - 12 HOURS ONLY - new one-year .COM domain registrations will be available at the amazing price of $6.00 USD. And .NET new registrations at $8.50 USD. This sale is for 12 hours ONLY so be sure to act fast!

FLASH Promotion Details:

Spotlight on the .VIP new gTLD

The .VIP domain name launched just over 2 months ago and is already a tremendous success.  Straight out of the gate, .VIP broke a number of domain name launch records. It now holds the title of fastest-growing new domain extension and the largest first month billings for the launch of a new domain name.

10 Creative Ways that Domain Names Can be Used to Enhance a Brand

HEXONET is a proud member of the Domain Name Association a non-profit global business association that represents the interests of the domain name industry. Its members are groups, businesses, and individuals involved in the provision, support, and sale of domain names.

They have recently published an excellent infographic that outlines 10 ways that domain names can be used to enhance a brand. There are some fantastic tips in here for marketers.

.CLUB Premium Domains on Sale

Summer is here and there's no better time to be looking for a great, brandable domain name for your business. To help out, HEXONET is offering cool summer savings by lowering prices on all .CLUB Premium Domain Names for the entire month of July.  If you are building a community around a product, a service or a passion, then a .CLUB premium domain name is a perfect choice. That's why great names like,, and to name a few have already sold at great prices.