Founded in 1999, Buy Domains is the customer-focused, online services company and the world's number-one domain marketplace. It provides a comprehensive set of Web-based tools that make it easy for businesses to successfully create and grow a professional online company. Buy Domains' technology and solutions have helped hundreds of thousands of businesses, at every level of technical sophistication, to build an effective online presence without having to hire or become Internet experts.
Headquartered in the Washington DC-area, Buy Domains is a self-sustaining company that has enjoyed a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 50% since its inception. The company leverages its strong financial position, industry experts, passion for customer service and advanced, proprietary technologies to bring high-value, in-demand products and services to the marketplace.
Addressing Market Needs
Buy Domains has three business units that deliver a comprehensive set of Web tools and resources to effectively meet the needs of small businesses. Accordingly, Buy Domains provides premium domain sales and services, accredited domain name registration and related value-added services as well as the fast-growing, portal-based SEEQ Network search engine. After 5 years of solid growth, the company now manages more than one percent of the world's domain names.
Premium Domain Sales
Buy Domains leverages three proprietary and powerful service features to maintain its dominant industry position. The company's Advanced Search Tool is the easiest way for people and businesses to find a domain based on multiple parameters - topic, word association and price, among others. Buy Domains' brokerage technology provides up-to-the-minute, accurate quotes - ensuring that customers are guaranteed exact pricing for the domain they want. With its brokerage technology, customers can purchase and begin management of their of premium domains within minutes - not days - without the need for escrows or transfer agents.
Domain Registration & Value-Added Service
Buy Domains offers a one-stop location where small businesses can purchase the services they need, as they need them. The company's services, managed from an online control panel, alleviate the need for purchasing expensive equipment and software, hiring Internet specialists or spending valuable time away from the core business operations. Buy Domains' free services include domain account management, e-mail address forwarding, domain redirection and traffic statistics, among others. Buy Domains' business-class services include industrial strength website hosting, customizable web page design and turnkey e-commerce integration, among others.
The SEEQ Network, Buy Domains' search portal network, offers a significant advantage to businesses that use paid search and banner advertising to reach potential customers online. It delivers two more levels of context filtering than the current paid search engine ad networks. The SEEQ Network combines new domain keyword mapping technology and a network of more than 20 interest- and topic-based portals, enabling advertisers to reach extremely targeted audiences.
Typically, if a person is looking for a particular website and types in a URL that is not in use, they are usually greeted with a message stating that the site does not exist. This can be very frustrating for people who are looking for specific products or services on the Web. For Buy Domains, it represented a huge opportunity.
When someone types in the name of a Buy Domains premium URL, they do not hit a dead end. Instead, the SEEQ Network's keyword mapping technology examines the domain by subject and topic. The person is automatically redirected to one of the more than 20 of the SEEQ Network interest-and topic-based portals.
For example, someone typing the URL NetSchool.com in their Web browser would be redirected to the SEEQ Network's EducationCentral.com portal. There they would find up-to-the-minute education news, view popular school-related links, check the weather and search the Web. The result is that advertisements reaching large and highly targeted audiences without jeopardizing peoples' privacy with IP address tracking or monitoring.
Each SEEQ Network portal scans the Internet, aggregates content-specific news and information and assembles it in one site. This enables people to easily access topical, interest- and lifestyle-specific information that is relevant to their interests. Additionally, the visitor has access to the SEEQ engine where they can search the Web. SEEQ Network's most popular portals include InvestmentZone.com, EducationCentral.com, MusicMania.com and TravelSeeker.com.
The SEEQ Network has proven very effective for advertisers. Since the service was placed in beta, it has handled more than 40 million searches and has generated more than four million advertising click throughs - more than many of its established competitors. Additionally, the SEEQ Network is beta-testing a Web-based email that enables individuals to sign up for free email service using hundreds of domains in addition to the SeeqMail.com and content portal domains.
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