For people who want to ensure that they secure their .Blog domain name, the .Blog landrush period started today, and it runs for one week. .Blog general availability begins on November 21.
In a video published yesterday, Don Ruiz, the .Blog registry’s head of Business Development, explained what the .Blog landrush means and the way it works for new domain names in general. I think the video would be helpful to someone interested in registering a .Blog domain name but is unfamiliar with the terminology and how the release process works for new domain names.
I am following along pretty closely because of the reach WordPress has, and I think their promotion of .Blog domain names could help increase awareness about the new extensions.
Here’s the video the registry created and shared:
I really like the .blog extension but I wonder how many big blogs will make the to this extension? What I can see is big blogs use it as a redirect to their .com’s
.Blog is 10 years too late.