The .CO domain was first intended for use with the country Colombia â€“ meaning only people who lived or had business in Columbia could use it.
After many years of debate it was finally decided on the 7th February 2010 by the registry operator of the .CO domain (.CO Internet S.A.S), that the .CO domain extension should be released to the rest of the world on a first-come and first-serve basis on the 20th 2010.
Since the worldwide launch any company, organisation, blogger, business, brand, individual or entrepreneur of any kind could register their version of the .CO domain name.
.CO is perfect for users to launch their “next big idea” with one of the most memorable, short and meaningful web address. The .CO is not just a domain name, web address or TLD, the .CO is the online space where possibility meets opportunity and where individuals and businesses bring their brand new ideas to life!
Universally associated with terms “COmpany”, “COrporation” and “COmmerce”, the .CO domain extension is truly recognisable, memorable and flexible in terms of its use.
.CO is an excellent platform for social networking; you can build COmmunities, COnnect and COmmunicate or simply share COntent and COllaborate. All these possibilities make the .co a fantastic web address.
Who uses the .CO domain name?
Many people around the world register .CO web addresses, below are some of the successful stories from the world’s more innovative and creative thinkers.
- http://www.t.co/ - Twitter, Social Networking/Branded Shortener
- http://www.joan.co/ - Joan Rivers, Brand
- http://www.thenextbig.co/ - The Next Big Thing, Community
- http://www.charlottechurch.co/ - Charlotte Church, Content
- http://www.o.co – Overstock, Global Sites
Searching for the perfect domain name can be daunting task, but the fun begins as soon as you register your dream web address – there are still many popular .CO domain names to register!
To help you make your new idea reality, Easyspace is offering all new and existing customersâ€™ .CO domains at 50% discounted price until end of June 2012! We want to see you succeed, so weâ€™ve listed few tips for your “the new big idea” and the key benefits of .CO web address.
What can you build on .CO domain name?
|- Agency||- Blog|
|- Brand||- Branded Shortener|
|- Community||- Company|
|- Content||- Event|
|- Global Site||- Service|
|- Start-up||- Storefront & much more!|
What are the benefits of .CO?
- .CO itâ€™s still available so start searching for the domain name you really want
- .CO is short, global, recognisable and credible option for branding your online presence
- .CO is SEO and Trademark friendly
- .CO is fantastic choice for any website â€“ blog, business, brand, personal website and more
- .CO is similar to .com and .net, so protect your brand today