Christa Taylor

Posts by Christa Taylor

How Powerful Words Prove Beneficial in a Domain Name

How Powerful Words Prove Beneficial in a Domain Name

547,200 new websites and 7.5 million blog posts go live every day1. Users may be interested in your product, service or content and want to return to that site, if only they could remember it.  You can *hope* they will find it again in one of those 7.8 billion daily searches but why? Instead, listen
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GDPR Fines since inception

GDPR Fines Swell in Volume & Value – How To Avoid Getting Stung!

As we approach the third anniversary of the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect (May 25th, 2018) we have all witnessed a range of impacts from both a personal and an organisational perspective.  Opt-in requests, cookie notices and new business processes are only a few methods used to help protect
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Prominent COVID Terms

Prominent COVID Terms in 2020 Domain Name Registrations

Domain name registrations in 2020 resulted in approximately 205,000 names throughout all of the Top Level Domains (TLDs). Top TLDs are as follows: .com 59.6%.org 8.3%.co 6.7%.net 4.5%.info 4.1%.online 2.0%.ru 1.3% Average length of the terms within each of the TLDs was 15.78 characters in length. .com was 16.5; .org 15.5, .co 15.8; .net 15.4;
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Word Vectors & Domain Names

Domain Names & Word Vectors – a Powerful Combo

It’s been a while since I’ve posted to my own site and while I’m unable to share private datasets and related code, for anyone who uses data to help solve a problem, there are a lot of great tools to be excited about. One area I spend a lot of time with is text analytics
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GDD Summit Vancouver Restaurants

Vancouver Restaurants Vancouver has lots of seafood, sushi, Asian and pretty much anything you want.  In case it helps, a few of my favorites.  In all cases, if you hate seafood the menu will offer a variety of alternatives.  Additionally, with over 300+ wineries in the province with the majority from the Okanagan (a four
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new gTLD applications

gTLD New Applications

gTLD New Applications There is a lot of information on the first round of new gTLD applications from 2012 but there are a lot of questions from potential, future applicants.  Based on discussions, a number of themes have arisen that may assist other potential applicants. Q:  I want a TLD, how long will it take
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gTLD 2016 Year in Review

New gTLD Infographic: 2016 Year in Review

The New gTLD Infographic – 2016 Year in Review As posted on CircleId on January 5, 2007. The data analyzed within the New gTLD Infographic – 2016 Year in Review is based on the following: New Top Level Domains (TLDs) contained in the data set reflect open TLDs and exclude single registrants such as brands
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.buzz auction Dec 8, 2016

.BUZZ TOP LEVEL DOMAIN SET FOR AUCTION ON DEC 8, 2016

.BUZZ TOP LEVEL DOMAIN SET FOR AUCTION ON DEC 8, 2016 CONWAY, AR — dotStrategy Co., the company operating the .buzz Top Level Domain (TLD) registry announced today the upcoming sale of 100% of the company’s shares in a closed-sealed auction. Hosted by dotStrategy, Co., and .buzz founder Bill Doshier, the closed-sealed auction is scheduled
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gTLD Industry Progress Statistics and Business Implications H1 2016

TLD Industry First Half 2016 Insights Infographic

TLD Industry First Half 2016 Insights as posted on CircleID on July 11, 2016: TLD Industry First Half 2016 Analysis & Insights (Infographic) The TLD industry First Half 2016 infographic reflects some of the industry changes and highlights. The data analyzed within the infographic is based on the following: Revenues are based on the average retail price
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gTLD Industry Overview 2015

Infographic: 2015 New gTLD Year in Review

Infographic:  2015 New gTLD Year in Review 2015 was an interesting year for the new gTLD industry.  7 million domain names registered with the number of gTLDs in General Availability doubling (853 at December 31 and 476 at January 1)!  The infographic:  2015 New gTLD Year in Review reflects some of the highlights in 2015.
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