We’re turning 4. It’s our birthday – but the celebration is for you!

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BlogHeaders-AnnouncementJoin us as we celebrate .CO’s 4th Birthday… all week long! We’re calling it our COmmunity Celebration because while it may be our birthday, the celebration is for YOU. Four years ago, it all started out with a dream to build a community of innovators, movers and shakers…. Today, the COmmunity stretches across millions of people in countries all over the world. The best part is that we all share a common bond – we all chased a dream, took a risk and worked our hardest every day to make it happen – not letting the naysayers and “wantrepreneurs” hold us down! Read More >

.CO Icons & Innovators: John Battelle

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The .CO Icons & Innovators Series showcases interviews with the big thinkers, crazy dreamers, rule breakers and risk takers who spend their days breaking through boundaries, creating new possibilities, and transforming current realities to build the future online – on .CO, of course!

The .CO Icons & Innovators Series showcases interviews with the big thinkers, crazy dreamers, rule breakers and risk takers who spend their days breaking through boundaries, creating new possibilities, and transforming current realities to build the future online – on .CO, of course!

Meet John Battelle of NewCo.co

John is Co-founder and Chair of NewCo, Inc., a disruptive conference model and media platform where the networked economy is showcased. Also a Board Director of Acxiom, Inc., a NYSE-listed public company, John Battelle maintains Searchblog, a regularly updated site, which covers the intersection of media, technology, and culture at http://battellemedia.com. He has invested in close to 20 startups over the past few years and has an upcoming book due out next year. John Battelle is an inspiring entrepreneur, author and journalist – we hope you enjoy learning more about him! Read More >

SEO News – June

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Hey there, .CO-ers! As you know, we love to keep you in the know about all things SEO, and that includes informing you of the latest news in the world of search engines.

May was a busy month in the land of search engines since Google launched two major updates to its search algorithm. For a primer on what algorithm changes are, check out our previous post breaking down the basics.

On May 20th, Google rolled out two major changes to its search algorithm by way of its Panda 4.0 and Payday Loan 2.0 algorithm changes. Read on for a breakdown of each of these big updates. Read More >

SEO Spotlight: Ms.Tech

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As you probably know, SEO is a very important topic for us. We believe that not only is it important to get the word out about how SEO-friendly .CO domains are, but we also believe in SEO education and knowledge-share so we can empower webmasters to be their absolute best within the search engines. We’ve written a treasure trove of SEO blog posts spanning a plethora of topics, and we even offer free SEO consultations to our Membership Program members. Since SEO is so dear to our hearts, we love showcasing .COs that have seen great SEO success.

Today, we’d like to share the SEO success story of ms-tech.co, an organization that is helping women start and scale their businesses through training, resources, mentors and valuable connections. Nicole Yeary from Ms-tech.co is a member of our Membership Program who recently claimed the offer for her VIP treatment at SXSW. We followed up with Nicole after meeting her in Austin to give her custom SEO advice. Read More >