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CEO Brian Cute on Computerwoche: A Facebook for NGOs


Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry, recently sat down with Simon Hülsbömer of Computerwoche.de in Germany to discuss the 1400+ new generic top level domains (gTLDs) coming to the Internet. Public Interest Registry is the longstanding operator of the …


Leveraging Celebrities to Enhance Your Cause Marketing


In cause campaign efforts, celebrity involvement can help catalyze momentum to reach and engage your audience when it is approached and strategized correctly. What does it really mean to find the right celebrity for your cause and collaborate together to …


Litterati: Crowdsource-Cleaning the Planet

Jul 10th, 2013 in Communication, Global, Innovation

Litterati from Jeff Kirschner on Vimeo.

Jeff Kirschner came up with the idea for the “Litterati” movement after his young daughter spotted a piece of litter floating in a river near his home in Northern California. “Daddy, that doesn’t …


ResellerClub and Public Interest Registry’s Growth in India


ResellerClub recently interviewed our Channel Manager, Anand Vora, who shared his thoughts about HostingCon and his experience working with ResellerClub.

HostingCon was held recently in Austin, Texas. This particular event is a great platform for registries to see what people …


Back to the Future, Making an Impact on the Way.

Jul 3rd, 2013 in Domains, Film, Internet, Movies

Today marks the 28th anniversary of Back to the Future’s theatrical release in 1985. For nearly two decades, the critically acclaimed, science-fiction comedy film has delighted audiences with its memorable cast, musical score, iconic references, and of course, the …


Taking Rachel’s Challenge.

Jun 26th, 2013 in News, Nonprofit, Story

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.”

These words …


Domínio .ONG será chancela de credibilidade para ongs internacionais via @idgnow


Fonte Original: IDGNOW
Por Cristina De Luca
Publicada em 17/06/2013 10:00

Grande parte das organizações não governamentais sem fins lucrativos, sobretudo em mercados emergentes, se depara com o obstáculo de provar sua legitimidade, principalmente na internet, onde as ações de …


1,400 New Domain Names Are Coming. What Does It Mean For You?


Original Source: SimplyZesty
Written by Lauren Fisher, 10 Jun 2013

As we prepare for the release of 1,400 new domain extensions such as .book, .music to .sport, the Public Internet Registry (PIR) is also focusing on specific domains for the …


Online Giving in Times of Tragedy: Avoiding Charity Scams and Donating Safely


Original Source: Huffington Post

Contributed by Nancy Gofus, COO of Public Interest Registry

When tragedy strikes, the human spirit doesn’t falter. As witnessed with recent events including the Boston Marathon bombings, the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, the garment …


Why Are Brands Abandoning gTLD Applications? by @JenWolfe of @Wolfedomain


Original Source Posted by Jennifer Wolfe on Wed, Jun 05, 2013 @ 02:36 PM

A number of brands have recently fallen from the list of visionary companies applying for gTLDs. Hasbro’s Transformers, Hilton, GM’s suite of gTLDs and Heinz …


The World’s Most Influential NGOs According to Klout (@Klout)


Klout recently published it’s list of the most influential NGOs across the globe, recognizing their efforts to bring positive change to the world. Rankings are based on each organization’s social media footprints. Take a look here!…


#foodstagrams to Fight World Hunger


 

As Public Interest Registry draws closer toward its launch of the .NGO/.ONG domain extensions, we are actively searching for NGOs around the globe — to connect with, to understand their mission(s), and to help share their stories in a …