GoDaddy Registry Podcast

Welcome to the GoDaddy Registry podcast: your regular catch up on the latest domain name industry thought-leadership news, opinions and insights from the registry experts.


Episode 3 – An interview with .FOX Registry about their branded top-level domain (TLD) .FOX and what they have done to make this dotbrand a strong platform for digital innovation | Crews Gore

Tony Kirsch, Head of Professional Services at GoDaddy Registry talks with Crews Gore, Associate Director of Domain Name Strategy at .FOX Registry which is part of the overall FOX Corporation.

In this episode, Crews gives us insights into his background and the journey of the .FOX branded TLD since launch, as well as:

  • The approach taken to increasing the adoption of the .FOX TLD within the organization
  • The process the organization follows to activate a .FOX TLD
  • The additional benefits of the TLD to the marketing, security and IT teams.

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Episode 2 – An interview about the .bank and .insurance top-level domains (TLDs) and the success of migrating over 600 organisations to a .bank TLD since launch | Craig Schwarz

Tony Kirsch, Head of Professional Services at GoDaddy Registry talks with Craig Schwarz, Managing Director at fTLD Registry Services which is the registry operator of the .bank and .insurance top-level domains (TLDs).In this episode, Craig gives us insights into the genesis of fTLD Registry Services, as well as:

  • The inspiration behind applying for the .bank and .insurance TLDs and wanting to create an online community for the financial services sector
  • Operating trusted, verified and gated spaces by having them restricted with respect to who can participate and what domains can be registered, as well as what the requirements are to get a .bank domain and why they’re important
  • The process that organizations have to go through to migrate to a .bank TLD and how they can overcome the obstacles through education within the community.

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