Presenting the Power of Domain Names
Domain names are powerful, enabling technology – aiding billions of Internet users to find what they are looking for, transact, connect, and communicate daily. The utility, benefit, and innovation possible using domain names is virtually limitless.
Domain names are unique addresses on the Internet used to identify websites. With the introduction of non-traditional domain name extensions, businesses and marketers now have more options than ever to incorporate domain names in their branding strategies.
The Domain Name Association (the DNA) brings together the domain name industry to provide the expertise and content that businesses and marketers need. Whether you’re a marketer, domain expert, or just learning more about the industry, take a look at some of our featured resources below.
Hidden Advantages of a Relevant
Domain Name Extension
A study commissioned by the DNA on the impact of domain name choice on SEO
10 Ways to Use Domain Names to
Enhance Your Brand
Inventive ways to enhance your brand’s presence using domain names
Registrations at a Glance
A comprehensive look at the industry’s domain name registration growth
Healthy Domain Initiative
Healthy practice recommendations for domain registries and registrars
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by Roland LaPlante, Senior Vice President and CMO, Afilias Many great data sources have been available to us over the years to help us understand what is going on with domains. But there is a wealth of data in this new one that is now available from ICANN via its ODI...read more
What is the Domain Name Association?
The Domain Name Association (The DNA) is a non-profit global business association established as an industry-led effort to:
- Increase awareness of domain names and share the value they provide as a primary tool for users to navigate the Internet
- Foster a healthy domain environment, increase adoption of domain names and ensure they’re accepted across browsers, web forms, and other digital vehicles
- Provide access to expertise and resources, enabling domain name stakeholders, DNA members and partners organizations to collaborate and share knowledge to solve the crucial commercial issues facing the domain name industry.
The DNA is the first industry trade association to represent the interests of the entire domain name industry with regard to provisioning, expanded adoption and use of domain names. Domain names are unique addresses on the internet used to identify websites. With the introduction of non-traditional domain name extensions, businesses and marketers now have more options than ever to incorporate domain names in their branding strategies.