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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at XYZ! Now that Turkey Day is in the rearview mirror, it’s time to shake off that tryptophan-fueled food coma, fire up your web browser, and get incredible deals on .xyz domains. During this year’s XYZ Black Friday Cyber Monday sales, you can get your hands on memorable .xyz domains for as low as $0.50!

Want to get the perfect domain name for your side hustle or business? Register YourBrandName.xyz. Looking to launch a personal portfolio to show off your work or to stand out to potential employers? Grab YourFirstName.xyz. Been working on something cool all year that you can’t wait to share with the world? Launch it on YourIdea.xyz. Whether you want to secure a few domains for yourself or a handful of domains as gifts for the holidays, there’s no better time to get the .xyz domains you want at super-low prices.

Can’t think of what you might do with your .xyz? No problem! Check out our #WebsiteWednesday series for inspiration from .xyz users, discover members of the XYZ community from around the world, or learn how to start building your website in our How-to blog series. You can also take advantage of the helpful tips we’ve been giving all year for how to get your business online in each issue of our XYZ Quarterly.

Simply find your preferred registrar below and click through to take advantage of their Black Friday Cyber Monday sales.

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It’s hard to believe that five years ago today .xyz became available to all internet users. At the start of 2014 there were a limited selection of good domains to choose from, and many of the best domain names were already taken. This left users trying to start websites and coming online for the first time frustrated and dissatisfied with their options. Who wants to search ten times to finally settle on a sub-par domain name?

On June 2nd, 2014 .xyz successfully hit the reset button on the internet, allowing internet users around the world new memorable and affordable domain options. As we gained distribution from hundreds of enthusiastic registrar partners, .xyz quickly gained momentum and became the world’s favorite new domain. Five years later, we continue to serve creators and innovators, paving the way for the future of the internet.

The Unique and Universal Choice

XYZ is universally known as the last three letters of the alphabet, and it makes sense to end your domain the same way. That is why thousands of entrepreneurs, small business, and creators choose .xyz to end their domain search. As one the fastest growing new domain endings, .xyz websites aren’t only appearing online, but they can be seen in print magazines, billboards, and radio ads. .xyz is a domain ending that you simply can’t forget, and it is quickly becoming the universal choice for internet users.

The Next Generation

Have you ever given a cassette tape to a child and asked them to play it? Their perplexed stare is amusing yet understandable. Technology changes at the blink of an eye, and the next generation of domain names is now here to provide greater choice and innovation. If you ask a child, how would you prefer to end your domain name? The answer may surprise you. .xyz is a bold, fresh new domain ending that is preferred by people of all ages.

Exciting Things to Come

2019 is a big year for us in terms of growth and usage. We are expanding our marketing initiatives to increase awareness of .xyz as the #1 choice for your internet presence. The next generation of internet users want a global, memorable domain ending and we will continue to provide them with the best choice: .xyz.

Be sure to visit our anniversary page and find some great deals this month at one of our retail partners! Also, don’t miss the latest updates by signing up for our newsletter and following us @xyz.

The new domain ending for scary good ideas®, .Monster, has just been uncaged.

Feeling beastly?

The only limit to what you can do with a .Monster domain is your fiendish imagination. Ready to take a bite out of the most exciting new domain on the internet? Then get your .Monster domain now!

The fun doesn’t end today, though. We are expecting the latest member of our family, .Baby, tomorrow.

To celebrate, we will release over 50,000 .Baby names at standard pricing on relaunch tomorrow, April 2nd, at 14:00 UTC. While you’re waiting, you can prepare by browsing the list of .Baby names dropping tomorrow so you get the ones you want right when they become available!

This week we’re excited to announce partnerships with two organizations whose missions XYZ is proud to support: Urban TXT and Generation Girl. Together with these organizations, we are helping teens and young people make the most of their internet experience and set themselves up for success in the digital world.

Urban TXT is a Los Angeles based youth development program that teaches coding to young men of color who come from low income communities, greatly assisting them in going on to attend college and pursue careers in computer science.

You may remember Urban TXT from their hackathon Hustle N’ Code, which XYZ supported 2 years ago. Since then, Urban TXT has grown to now boast over 1,500 program participants per year, along with a spiffy new hackerspace in which those students can learn, complete with computer monitors donated by XYZ. We will be supporting the Hustle N’ Code hackathon again this year (stay tuned to our social media to follow along) and we look forward to helping them build out their new hackerspace into a bed of innovation and education for young men from south LA to follow their dreams of learning to code.

Generation Girl is XYZ’s newest partner, and one that matches the international reach of .xyz. Generation Girl is a non-profit in Indonesia that aims to inspire young girls to become leaders in the traditionally male-dominated STEM fields.

Through our partnership with Generation Girl, we will support their upcoming Winter Club program and 2019 Summer Club program, and will provide .xyz domains for the young girls enrolled so they can develop their newfound interests and share their innovative ideas with the world. Keep an eye on our social media, because you may see us highlighting sites the girls in Generation Girl’s program have made!

The mission of .xyz has always been, and always will be, to support the next generation of creators, inventors, artists, dreamers, and leaders across the globe. We’re proud to announce these partnerships, introduce you to these organizations, and share in their mission to advance #GenXYZ’s opportunities now and in the future.

Happy Thanksgiving, #GenXYZ! We hope you enjoyed your celebration with friends and family as much as the XYZ team enjoyed ours.

We all know, though, that the only thing more exciting about this holiday than taking the first bite of your Thanksgiving feast is going on a shopping spree of Black Friday-Cyber Monday deals! Luckily our registrar partners have delivered yet again this year, and you can get all the .xyz domains you want for as low as 50¢!

You can grab a .xyz domain for your blog or business, get a head start on your New Year’s resolution by getting a domain for that idea you promised to work on, or secure FristNameLastName.xyz domains to give your loved ones the gift of their own personal website this Holiday Season.

The turkey is finished. The deals are set. Are you ready to get the .xyz domains you’ve been waiting for at an unbeatable deal? Then head to www.gen.xyz/BlackFriday now and find your preferred registrar’s current sale!

Cryptocurrency enthusiasts of #GenXYZ rejoice! Yesterday marks the official launch of .xyz’s inclusion into the Ethereum Name Service (ENS) main network, meaning you can now secure your .xyz name in the ENS and pair it with your Ethereum wallet. This technology was previously available in a beta version but it is now released on Ethereum’s main network, so you can set up your .xyz domain as a custom identifier for your wallet and securely trade or manage your assets using your domain.

Now you don’t have to deal with the hassle of sharing or remembering your long, difficult to remember Ethereum wallet key. With your .xyz domain as your custom wallet identifier, you can easily send and receive cryptocurrency on a memorable .xyz domain, and manage your assets securely thanks to the strength of the DNS backbone and the layers of protection available on your .xyz domain.

To get more information and answers to frequently asked questions, head to www.gen.xyz/ethereum, or read Ethereum’s announcement here.

We’ve got some exciting news for you, #GenXYZ! Starting August 1st, a specific set of premium .xyz domains will be available to register that renew with our standard .xyz prices. The domains will be priced in tiers as follows:

That means you can buy the domain you want from this new set of premiums today at your favorite registrar, and in 1 year you can renew it for the standard .xyz renewal rate. Our existing tiers of variably priced premium .xyz domains have the same price to both register and renew, but this new set of names only has a premium cost to buy, then renews at the same amount as any standard priced .xyz domain.

So, whether you’re a startup looking to brand on an especially short or highly valuable keyword domain or a domain investor looking to get your hands on premium .xyz names, this new set of premium tiers allows you to renew your premium domains at an even more affordable price!

Want a taste of what kind of domains you can expect to register in this new set of premium domains? Here are a few notable domains from the list, all of which will be available to register at 00:00:01 UTC on August 1st:

New Tier A:

New Tier B:

New Tier C:

Don’t miss your chance to invest in some incredible .xyz names, then take advantage of their more than affordable renewal prices! Remember to mark your calendar for August 1st, and get ready to get the next big thing at a small new price!

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Starting today, .Storage domains are available to the general public for one standard registration fee, with no premiums, reserved names, or verification required. That’s right – all .Storage domains, including 1-character domains like i.Storage, 2-character domains like LA.Storage, and valuable keywords like Safe.Storage can be registered for as low as $46/month per domain at registrars like Gandi, GoDaddy, and Name.com (12-month commitment, prices may vary by registrar).

But great names like these won’t be around forever, so be sure you get the best .Storage domains before someone else does! You can save thousands by registering new .Storage names instead of old domains in the aftermarket. Here are a few recommended domains based on recent aftermarket sales listings:

Available .Storage domains Aftermarket alternative Aftermarket list price
Longterm.Storage LongtermStorage.com $97,500
Paperless.Storage PaperlessStorage.com $94,888
Oklahoma.Storage
OKC.Storage
OklahomaCityMiniStorage.com $27,300
California.Storage
Cold.Storage
CaliforniaColdStorage.com $10,000

Still need more information to help you make a decision? Consider this:

  1. .Storage is the trusted namespace supporting the entire $80 billion/year storage industry.
  2. Premium domain endings like .Storage have proven SEO benefits, including up to 50% improvements in search engine rankings, 30% increases in referral traffic, & 20% increases in social media traffic (Source: www.go.cars/seo).
  3. .Storage domains come with complimentary white-glove website migration, which uses Google’s best practices to move your existing website & emails to your .Storage domain with zero downtime & no lost rankings, emails, or traffic.
  4. Contact us for a complimentary consultation of recommended .Storage domains for your business.

For more inspiration, check out some of our favorite active .Storage websites at www.Go.Storage/live, or claim your space at one of our authorized registrars.

From all of us at XYZ, we hope you had a great Thanksgiving. We have a lot to be thankful for ourselves – in the past month alone, we:

We’re also thankful to be able to attend a ton of exciting events to spread awareness about .xyz around the world, which we’ve documented in our monthly event recap blog series.

Now, after thanks have been given and all the turkey has been consumed, there’s only one thing left to do… shop the best Black Friday sales on .xyz domains!

This year our registrar partners are back again with irresistible deals on .xyz domains for as low as $0.50! Thinking about getting a website for your business? Get YourBusiness.xyz or YourIdea.xyz now for less than a bottle of water. Looking for unique gifts for friends and family this holiday season? Give them something they can keep forever, their FirstNameLastName.xyz. The possibilities you have with .xyz domains are endless, and there is no better time to get them than right now. Select your favorite registrar below to take advantage of their Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals, or head to www.gen.xyz/BlackFriday to see a full list of participating registrars.

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11/11 marked the official launch date of XYZ‘s 1.111B® Class – a segment of 1.111 billion domains that are perfect for usage in the Internet of Things, vanity identification, digital currencies, and other creative uses. As a new variable price tier, more than 400 retail partners of XYZ can automatically support this first-of-its-kind class of domains – made up of all 6, 7, 8, and 9-digit numerics – for a recommended retail price of 99¢ per year.

The first major partnership related to the 1.111B® Class came last week at Ethereum’s DevCon3 conference, where the popular blockchain cryptocurrency announced support for users to pair their Ethereum wallets with .xyz domains for secure coin management and trading. With 99¢ annual carrying costs and flat 99¢ transaction fees, the 1.111B® Class is the first digital currency platform to be supported by a global network of registrars, with built-in security and customer support, and stability through the internet’s root DNS.

“Being connected to the internet’s DNS backbone, .xyz domains can be securely registered, managed, and traded on the most stable blockchain in existence. All domains come with locking mechanisms, transfer authorization codes, and optional WHOIS privacy to show or hide asset ownership,” said Daniel Negari, CEO of XYZ. “The 1.111B® Class makes Ethereum immediately accessible to hundreds of millions of existing domain customers, and I expect other cryptocurrencies to soon add their support.”

Thanks to early supporters like GoDaddy, Uniregistry, and Name.com, the 1.111B® Class is available to leaders, creators, and innovators in over 230 countries and territories. Since the prelaunch, 1.111B® Class domains are already being used for advanced networking (205777.xyz), and calendar milestones (20380119.xyz). With no minimum or maximum registration requirements, domains may also be registered as needed for app testing, vanity VoIP numbers, identification numbers, zip codes, or in sequential blocks to match serial numbers.

To learn more about the 1.111B® Class, visit www.AYDACFU.xyz, or read the white paper and our official press release. Start searching for your favorite numbers, dates, and patterns in our new 1.111B search tool. If you’re looking for inspiration, check out all the current 1.111B websites and make sure to follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for more info!