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2013-10-17 23:28:27

FairWinds Study Focuses on How Brands Experiment, Adapt Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 As Twitter prepares for its hotly-anticipated initial public offering next month, FairWinds Partners took a look at how the world’s biggest brands use the popular social media platform to build communities and communicate with their fan bases. The FairWinds study found widespread use of Twitter among the top 100 global brand-named companies: 82 percent own their eponymous Twitter handles; 15...

2013-07-12 23:16:56

Strong Growth in Second Quarter Further Consolidates Firm as Top gTLD Expert Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Domain name consultancy FairWinds Partners Thursday announced strong second-quarter growth built on increasing public interest and acceptance of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which are being developed under the auspices of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Double-digit percentage revenue gains were attributable to a 36 percent increase...

2013-06-13 23:02:55

Poll on new top-level domains shows value of brand loyalty. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Internet users are willing to navigate, to use, and trust new web addresses that will flood the Internet later this year. And brand name websites will carry more weight among Internet users than generic sites, according to a consumer market research survey commissioned by FairWinds Partners - an Internet consultancy that specializes in domain name strategy. The poll also found that the owners...

2012-12-18 08:31:05

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) new gTLD Prioritization Draw held yesterday marks the definitive point of no return that new gTLDs are coming - and brands may be leading the charge, with 47 of the first 100 non-IDN gTLD strings drawn backed by major brands. More importantly, according to FairWinds Partners, the leading domain name strategy consultancy, the Draw results have significant implications for the...

2012-12-06 12:31:45

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FairWinds Partners, the leading domain name strategy consulting firm, has released new research revealing that Internet users are likely to quickly accept and trust new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) - as long as new gTLD owners provide them with education about their new gTLDs. Moreover, new gTLDs that are backed by well-known brands will have a distinct advantage over other new gTLDs when it comes to gaining consumers' trust. (Logo:...

2012-10-11 15:23:10

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) late-night announcement proposing a surprising new procedure for batching new gTLD applications and accelerating the launch of new Web addresses, FairWinds Partners, the leading global domain name strategy consultancy, kicks off FairWinds Toronto at ICANN 45 on Sunday, October 14 in Toronto, Canada. FairWinds' four-day event coincides with ICANN's 45th Public Meeting in...

2012-09-12 06:36:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FairWinds Partners, the leading global domain name strategy consultancy, is pleased to announce Naotaka Matsukata, PhD, as Chief Executive Officer. Matsukata brings 20 years of global consulting experience and a background in public policy to FairWinds. He has held senior leadership and management positions at leading law firms and global Fortune 500 companies. Matsukata has also advised CEOs, senior elected officials, and executive members of...

2012-06-13 14:23:45

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FairWinds Partners, the leading global domain name strategy consultancy and the largest provider of new gTLD application services to strategic brands, announced a comprehensive suite of New gTLD Strategy services today. FairWinds prepared 135 applications for 51 blue-chip clients, including Abbott, American Express, CBS, Comcast, Eli Lilly, L'Oreal, and Xerox, supporting companies from the initial conceptualization phase through use case development...

2012-06-13 06:26:34

WASHINGTON, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published the list of the 1,930 applications it received for new gTLD extensions - applications for everything from .CITY to .BRAND to .PHRASE. FairWinds Partners, the leading domain name strategy consulting firm, co-founded and run by Managing Partners Josh Bourne and Phil Lodico, said, "Today is an exciting day for the Internet: the Internet business model as we know it is gone...

2012-04-24 06:30:18

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Levy, Counsel for FairWinds Partners, the leading digital name strategy analysis and advisory firm, recently marked his 100th successful Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) decision in favor of a FairWinds client. These UDRP decisions are part of FairWinds' string of unbroken successes in recovering domain names via UDRP arbitration, and are just one facet of the company's Domain Name Reclaim Services offerings, which provide...