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Two-Character Domains Offer Memorable, Creative Possibilities

KIRKLAND, Wash., March 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rightside (Nasdaq:NAME), a leading provider of domain name services that advance the way businesses and consumers define and present themselves online, announced that on March 18 it will release certain two-character domains for each of the Top Level Domains (TLDs) in its portfolio, which includes such popular extensions as .SOCIAL and .ATTORNEY. These two-character domain names, such as 2b.social, 21.rocks, and A1.lawyer, offer more than 20,000 new URL options for businesses and consumers to share their identities, interests, and brand personalities with short, memorable web addresses.

Rightside included the following details in today's announcement:

  • The release will take place on March 18, 2015, at 17:00 UTC
  • Over 20,000 new domain names will be made available, with prices ranging from $200 to $50,000
  • Domain names will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Registrars can offer their customers the opportunity to pre-register for these domain names
  • Many (but not all) two-character configurations will be available (number/letter, letter/number, number/number)

These desirable new domain names offer relevant and cost-effective ways for professionals and businesses to drive traffic to their websites by offering easy-to-remember URLs, ideal for sharing via word-of-mouth, offline print or radio advertising, and for social media. Rightside's user-friendly consumer site Name.com makes getting a new web or email address a simple process.

About Rightside

Rightside® inspires and delivers new possibilities for consumers and businesses to define and present themselves online. The company, with its affiliates, is a leading provider of domain name services, offering one of the industry's most comprehensive platforms for the discovery, registration, usage, and monetization of domain names. In addition to being a new gTLD registry operator, Rightside is home to some of the most admired brands in the industry, including eNom and Name.com. Headquartered in Kirkland, WA, Rightside has offices in North America, Europe, and Australia. For more information please visit www.rightside.co.

CONTACT: Media contact - press@rightside.coSource:Rightside Group