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Industry First Quadrant Analytics for Top-Level Domain Brand Awareness

Industry First Quadrant Analytics for Top-Level Domain Brand Awareness

 

 

The “Four Quadrant” Matrix is used by consultants, executives and strategy teams and project managers to solve problems such as SWOT Analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) and is one of the most valuable and widely used tools for decision making.

For the first time BRS Media, a leading-edge firm that provides data-driven content strategy, unparalleled digital branding expertise, and world-class storytelling to the Top-Level Domain Marketplace, has released the Industry’s first Brand Awareness Analytics for consumer recognition of TLDs.

The Quadrant Brand Analytics are based on value of factors, including but not limited to; yield per domain name, price point, popularity of sites, type of usage, and TLD recognition. Each of the four sections has a specific combination of negative and positive values for x and y. The coordinate axes divide the plane into four quadrants, labelled first, second, third and fourth as shown.

This TLD Industry Quadrant Brand Analytics reflect the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of consumer awareness and brand development across the Top-Level Domain sector. Our focus is to help registry operators to better understand the relationships between building consumer awareness and brand strategy (Yield/Visibility), to ensure that a TLDs culture cuts through and translates into best-in-class online experience for the audience and clients.

 

  Focus on 1st Quadrant:

 

The 1st Quadrant focuses on Weaknesses and Opportunities of the Lower Yield, Low Visibility TLDs in the Sub-Dollar Commodity based sector. Better longer term opportunities could be achieved with building consumer awareness and brand recognition, in an attempt to achieve better Yield and Visibility, that will increase the Top-Level Domains Brand Currency valuation.

BRS Media will be in attendance at the ICANN meeting in Montreal, Canada. New gTLD, ccTLD or Legacy TLD Registry Operators looking to position Top-Level Domains to cut through and translate into outstanding online experience for the audience, contact George Bundy or schedule a call via branding@brsmedia.com  

 

BRS Media, Inc. to Launch Brand Registry Services for Top-Level Domains

BRS Media, Inc. to Launch Brand Registry Services for Top-Level Domains

The company pioneered the Industry Specific and Branded TLD space over 20 years ago.

San Francisco CA March 5, 2019 – BRS Media, a diverse and growing marketing and e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced the Company would begin offering its successful Brand Registry Services to Top-Level Domain Operators, for the first time in over 20 years. BRS Media is a leading-edge firm that combines data-driven content strategy, unparalleled digital branding expertise, and world-class storytelling to the Top-Level Domain Marketplace.

BRS Media launched a little known country domain extension in 1998 and turned it into one of the best recognized and most successful rebranded Top-Level Domain (TLD) in the history of the Internet. This TLD continues to have a compelling reputation as a ‘Cult Brand’ Top-Level Domain, a distinctive and alternative style that differs from existing top-level domains.Twenty years on, the TLD has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of its clientele, that has a thriving and diverse client base and over 1 Million followers across Social Media that enthusiastically support the TLD. Even with the release of over 1200 New Top-Level Domains, this TLD showed a Year-Over-Year traffic growth of over 10% in 2018 and an over 50% growth since 2012.

“We are excited and thrilled to offer for the first time, our twenty plus years of professional & successful experience in strategic marketing and brand development for Top-Level Domain Registry Operators.” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “Our primary focus is to create and support Top Level Domain brand goals by development and management of marketing processes and platform strategies to ensure that a TLDs culture cuts through and translates into best-in-class online experience for the audience and clients.”

In a recent letter to a New Top-Level Domain Operator, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), acknowledged that: “New gTLD operators face a challenging task of building consumer awareness and this can and may take significant time and effort.” and “introduction of new gTLDs to the market would involve significant effort and investment by the registry operators”. In addition, a recent Amendment by the U.S. Department of Commerce recognized, “.. that ccTLDs, new gTLDs, and the use of social media have created a more dynamic DNS marketplace.”

In today’s ultra-competitive market a brand strategy and marketing plan are a necessary prerequisite to long term success. BRS Media’s Brand Registry Services focuses on; Brand Experience, Brand Definition, Platform & Positioning, Content Marketing Strategies, Brand and Portfolio Architecture. Providing Registry Operators with Insights and Trends, Opportunity Assessment, Action Prioritization, Impact Qualifications, Content Marketing Execution and Social Media Brand Marketing.

BRS Media will be in attendance at the ICANN meeting in Kobe, Japan. New gTLD, ccTLD or Legacy TLD Registry Operators looking to position Top-Level Domains to cut through and translate into outstanding online experience for the audience, contact George Bundy or schedule a call via registry@brsmedia.com    

About BRS Media, Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (https://brsmedia.com) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; dotRadio™ extensions .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions; @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services and iRadio® Service. dotRadio is a trademark; and dotFM, dotAM and iRadio are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

Junaid Siddiqui

BRS Media Inc.

Email: jsiddiqui@brsmedia.com

BRS Media’s dotFM Releases Ranking of Top .FM Sites and Brands, .FM Top 100 Hits of 2018

BRS Media’s dotFM Releases Ranking of Top .FM Sites and Brands, .FM Top 100 Hits of 2018

The .FM TLD’s Annual ranking of the top sites, sounds and brands building success On Air & Online!

San Francisco CA January 23, 2019 – BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, has released the annual year-end ranking of the Top 100 Hits of 2018, the year’s top .FM sites and brands.

For the 7th Year in a row, dotFM’s year-end top 100 ranking, “.FM Top 100 Hits of 2018” lists the top sites and brands from the past year under the .FM Namespace. The top 100 hits represent some of the most recognizable and innovative brands in streaming media and social entertainment today. The .FM Top 100 Hits of 2018 chart is available at: https://Get.fm/2018Top100

“It’s truly amazing to see the continued wide diversity within the .FM namespace, the innovation and originality of dotFM clients is both refreshing and inspiring.” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “For well over 20 years, the .FM TLD’s pioneering, cutting edge Brand Registry Services have evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of our clientele. Even with the release of over 1200 New Top-Level Domains, the .FM TLD showed a Year-Over-Year traffic growth of over 10% in 2018 and an over 50% growth from 2012.”

Highlights from the 2018 ranking: The fastest growing category this year was Podcast Apps, Podcast Hosting and Podcasters like Anchor.fm, Castbox.fm, Megaphone.fm, Overcast.fm, Transistor.fm, Omny.fm and Fireside.fm. Today, our comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only include broadcasters, Internet radio, podcasters and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and streaming entrepreneurs worldwide.

BRS Media has pioneered the ‘multimedia’ domain space since launching the .FM & .AM Top Level Domains over 20 Years Ago. Since that time, the .FM Brand Registry Service has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of the clientele. Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include; Panoply.fm, Southwest.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, DI.fm, Last.fm, Douban.fm, Earbud.fm, Jazz.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm, among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain is available through most ICANN Accredited Registrars or any worldwide .FM Registrar Partners (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Namecheap, Go Daddy, Hover, Name.com, Dynadot, Network Solutions, Gandi.net, United Domains and more. Information about .FM Domains, Emoji Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and more is also available at https://Get.fm

About BRS Media, Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (https://brsmedia.fm) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; dotRadio™ extensions .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions; @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services and iRadio® Service. dotRadio is a trademark; and dotFM, dotAM and iRadio are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

Junaid Siddiqui

BRS Media Inc.

Email: jsiddiqui@brsmedia.fm

BRS Media’s dotFM Officially Sponsors the RADIO Emoji on World Emoji Day

BRS Media’s dotFM Officially Sponsors the RADIO Emoji on World Emoji Day

The .FM TLD adopted the RADIO 📻 Emoji as part of its commitment to Emoji-based domain names

San Francisco, CA. July 17, 2018 –  BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, announced today on World Emoji Day, that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, has become the official sponsor of the 📻 ‘RADIO’ Emoji, through the Unicode Consortium’s Adopt-a-Character program.

In April, dotFM launched Emoji-based Domain Names. Emoji Branding is the next frontier in Creative Digital Marketing in the Domain Name space. Today emojis are incorporated in all aspects of consumers’ online conversations; mobile devices, social media, texting, messaging, and now web domains.

“As part of our ongoing 20th Anniversary, we are thrilled ‘📻’ to announce on World Emoji Day, our official permanent sponsor of the RADIO Emoji as part of the Unicode Consortium’s Adopt-a-Character campaign,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media, Inc. “We are pleased to support the Adopt-a-Character program, the Unicode Consortium plays a critical role in developing, maintaining, and promoting standards in Emoji characters. It’s the Unicode’s efforts that enable people around the world to use Emojis across all platforms, mobile devices, computers and the Internet.”

dotFM encourages anyone interested in Adopting a Character to visit the Unicode Consortium site at https://www.unicode.org/consortium/adopted-characters.html and make a donation to sponsor your favorite character today!

dotFM pioneered the ‘Industry Specific’ domain space over 20 years ago and the .FM Top-Level Domain continues to be on the forefront of innovative technology, with the launch of Emoji based Domain Names. Emoji Domain Names are now available based on Unicode Consortium Emoji Version 5.0 standards using single code point; and allowing a mix of letters and emoji characters under the top-level .FM, as well as the dotRadio extensions, .RADIO.fm and .RADIO.am

Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include; Overcast.fm, Southwest.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, DI.fm, Anchor.fm, Last.fm, Earbud.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Jazz.fm, Panoply.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm, among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain as Emoji’s are available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as through Retail Registrars (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, HexoNet, Porkbun, iDotz.Net, https://i❤.ws and many more. Information about .FM Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and Emoji Domains are available at http://📻.fm or https://Get.fm/Emoji.

 

About BRS Media, Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (https://brsmedia.fm) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; dotRadio™ extensions .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services. dotRadio is a trademark; and dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

 

Junaid Siddiqui

BRS Media, Inc.

Email: jsiddiqui@brsmedia.fm

 

BRS Media’s dotFM Officially Launches Emoji Domains

BRS Media’s dotFM Officially Launches Emoji Domains

The .FM TLD now offers emoji-based domain names

San Francisco, CA. April 16, 2018 –  BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, has officially launched Emoji based Domain Names. Emoji domain is a domain name with an expressive digital image or icon in it for example, http://www.📻.fm

“As part of our 20th Anniversary, we are thrilled ‘😀’ to officially launch emoji domains under the .FM Top-Level Domain,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media, Inc. “Emoji Branding is the next frontier in Creative Digital Marketing and we look forward to the originality and inspiring usage of emoji domains by dotFM clients. Today emojis are incorporated in all aspects of consumers’ online conversations; mobile devices, social media, texting, messaging, and now web domains! dotFM is excited to be one of only a few prime TLDs to support emoji-based domain names.”

dotFM pioneered the ‘Industry Specific’ domain space over 20 years ago and the .FM Top-Level Domain continues to be on the forefront of innovative technology, with the launch of Emoji based Domain Names. Emoji Domain Names are now available based on Unicode Consortium Emoji Version 5.0 standards using single code point; and allowing a mix of letters and emoji characters under the top-level .FM, as well as the dotRadio extensions, .RADIO.fm and .RADIO.am

Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include; Overcast.fm, Southwest.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, DI.fm, Anchor.fm, Last.fm, Skyrock.fm, Earbud.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Jazz.fm, Panoply.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm, among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain as Emoji’s are available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as through Retail Registrars (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, HexoNet, Porkbun, iDotz.Net, https://i❤.ws and many more. Information about .FM Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and Emoji Domains are available at http://www.📻.fm or https://Get.fm/Emoji

About BRS Media, Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (http://brsmedia.wpengine.com) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; dotRadio™ extensions .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services. dotRadio is a trademark; and dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

Junaid Siddiqui

BRS Media, Inc.

Email: jsiddiqui@brsmedia.fm

BRS Media’s dotFM Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

BRS Media’s dotFM Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

The .FM TLD has changed the way the Industry dots the Internet

San Francisco, CA. April 6, 2018 –  BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, has achieved a major milestone by celebrating 20 years in the domain naming business. It was on this date in 1998 that dotFM launched the .FM TLD at the Broadcasters Annual Convention in Las Vegas. The original press release is located here: https://dot.fm/1998

“We are honored and thrilled to be celebrating 20 years as a pioneer in the domain industry,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “We launched dotFM at the Internet Technologies and Applications Conference @ NAB 98, alongside media based Internet startups like Mark Cuban’s AudioNet and Rob Glaser’s RealAudio. The .FM TLD was the first ‘Industry Specific’ domain extension and over the past 20 years, the .FM Brand Registry Service has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of our clientele. Today, the comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only includes broadcasters, Internet radio and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and podcast entrepreneurs worldwide. The .FM Top-Level Domain continues to be on the forefront of innovative technology, with the upcoming launch of Emoji based Domain Names.”

dotFM pioneered the ‘multimedia’ domain space since launching the .FM Top Level Domains in 1998.  Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include: Overcast.fm, Southwest.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, DI.fm, Anchor.fm, Last.fm, Earbud.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Jazz.fm, Panoply.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm, among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain is available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as through most ICANN Accredited Registrars (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, Hover, Name.com, Dynadot, Network Solutions, Gandi.net, United Domains, and many more. Information about .FM Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and Emoji Domains are available at https://Get.fm

About BRS Media Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (https://brsmedia.fm) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; dotRadio™ extensions .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services. dotRadio is a trademark; and dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

BRS Media’s dotFM to Launch Emoji Domain Names

BRS Media’s dotFM to Launch Emoji Domain Names

The .FM TLD will offer emoji based domains.

San Francisco, CA. January 24, 2018 –  BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, will launch Emoji based Domain Names. Emoji domain is a domain name with an expressive digital image or icon in it, for example, http://📻.fm

“We are extremely ‘😀‘ to announce the launch of emoji domains under the .fm Top-Level Domain,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “Today emojis are incorporated in all aspects of consumers online conversations; social media, texting and messaging, why not web domains? Emoji domains date back to 1995, but recent demand has sparked an explosion in popularity. dotFM is excited to be one of only a few prime TLDs to support emoji-based domain names.”

Emoji Domain Names will be available based on Unicode Consortium Emoji Version 5.0 standards using single code point; and allowing a mix of letters and emoji characters under the top-level .FM, as well as the dotRadio extensions, .RADIO.fm and .RADIO.am at a launch date to be announced soon. Emojis are supported by most major search engines, all modern web browsers and all operating systems; iOS, Android, macOS, Windows, and Linux.

BRS Media has pioneered the ‘multimedia’ domain space since launching the .FM & .AM Top Level Domains in 1998. Since that time, the .FM Brand Registry Service has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of the clientele. Today, the comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only includes broadcasters, Internet radio and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and podcast entrepreneurs worldwide. Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include; Overcast.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, Earbud.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Southwest.fm, Jazz.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm, among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain is available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as through most ICANN Accredited Registrars (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, Hover, Name.com, Dynadot, Network Solutions, Gandi.net, United Domains, and many more. Information about .FM Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and Emoji Domains are available at http://www.📻.fm or https://Get.fm/Emoji

 

 

About BRS Media Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (http://brsmedia.fm) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; dotRadio™ extensions .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services. dotRadio is a trademark; and dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

BRS Media’s dotFM is the most followed TLD on the world’s largest social network

BRS Media’s dotFM is the most followed TLD on the world’s largest social network

The .FM TLD is the most followed Top-Level Domain brand on Facebook with over 350,000 followers

San Francisco, CA. September 5, 2017 –  BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, is now the most liked and followed Top-Level Domain on Facebook and is the fastest growing TLD Brand on the biggest social network site worldwide.

dotFM has scored a viral hit on social media with its Facebook Page (https://www.facebook.com/getdotfm), featuring videos, media, customer service interface and interactive posts that focus on highly successful clients using the .FM top-level domain. The TLD Registry Social Media engagement details are listed at: https://get.fm/followed

“dotFM has become the premier media-based top-level domain that is open, innovative and universally accepted,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “Our .FM clientele engage Millennials & GenZ with a unique and hip domain extension that connects with both generations thereby converting the valuable hard-to-reach demographic group into true believers of the brand. Today, our comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only includes broadcasters, Internet radio and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and podcast entrepreneurs worldwide.”

BRS Media has pioneered the ‘media’ domain space since launching the .FM & .AM Top Level Domains in 1998. Since that time, the .FM Brand Registry Service has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of the clientele. Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include: Coca-Cola.fm, Southwest.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, Earbud.fm, Diffuser.fm, Castbox.fm, Panoply.fm, Jazz.fm and Summertime.fm among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain is available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as through most ICANN Accredited Registrars (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, Hover, Name.com, Dynadot, Network Solutions, Gandi.net, United Domains, and many more. Information about .FM Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and more is available at http://Get.fm

About BRS Media Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (http://brsmedia.wpengine.com) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services; dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

 

Junaid Siddiqui

BRS Media Inc.

Email: jsiddiqui@brsmedia.fm

BRS Media’s dotFM Releases Ranking of Top .FM Sites and Brands, .FM Top 100 Hits of 2016

BRS Media’s dotFM Releases Ranking of Top .FM Sites and Brands, .FM Top 100 Hits of 2016

The .FM TLD year-end ranking of the top sites, sounds and brands building success On Air & Online!

San Francisco, CA. January 24, 2017 –  BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, has released the year-end ranking of the top sites, sounds and brands building success On Air & Online, the Top 100 Hits of 2016, the year’s top .FM sites and brands.

For the 5th year in a row, dotFM’s year end top 100 ranking, “Top 100 Hits of 2016” lists the top sites and brands from the past year under the .FM Top-level Domain. The Top 100 Hits represent some of the most innovative brands in streaming media, social entertainment and podcasters worldwide. The .FM Top 100 Hits of 2016 chart is available at: https://get.fm/2016top100

We are pleased to see continued growth in diversity within the .FM namespace, from markets like China and Russia to the U.S and Europe; the originality of dotFM clients is both impressive and exciting,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “This past year the hottest segment of the market has been podcasting. The growth in podcasters and listeners have resulted in the biggest segment growth we have seen in the past 5 years. From live streaming to podcasting, the .FM TLD’s innovative, cutting edge Brand Registry Services have evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of our clientele. Today, our comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only includes broadcasters, Internet radio and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and podcast entrepreneurs worldwide.”

BRS Media has pioneered the ‘multimedia’ domain space since launching the .FM & .AM Top Level Domains in 1998. Since that time, the .FM Brand Registry Service has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of the clientele. Today, the comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only includes broadcasters, Internet radio and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and podcast entrepreneurs worldwide. Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include; Overcast.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, Earbud.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Diffuser.fm, Castbox.fm, Panoply.fm, Qingting.fm, Podbay.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Jazz.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain is available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as, through most ICANN Accredited Registrars (http://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, Hover, Name.com, Dynadot, Network Solutions, Gandi.net, United Domains, and many more. Information about .FM Domains, Domain Spotlights, Premium Domains and more is available at http://Get.fm

 

About BRS Media Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (http://brsmedia.wpengine.com) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Internet Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extensions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services; dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

 

Junaid Siddiqui

BRS Media Inc.

Email: jsiddiqui@brsmedia.fm

BRS Media’s dotFM Launches Language-Specific Internationalized Domain Names

BRS Media’s dotFM Launches Language-Specific Internationalized Domain Names

The .FM TLD is now available in over 170 different languages and scripts worldwide

San Francisco, CA. October 25, 2016 –  BRS Media, a diverse and growing media e-commerce firm that assists traditional and interactive media companies build and brand on the power of the Internet, today announced that dotFM, the .FM Top-Level Domain Registry, has launched Internationalized Domain Names or IDNs. Internationalized domain names (IDNs) are domain names or websites that are displayed as multilingual Web addresses, in the non-English languages, as an example, http://域名.fm

“We are thrilled to now offer the .FM Top-Level Domain in language-specific script or IDNs,” remarked George T. Bundy, Chairman & CEO of BRS Media Inc. “Internationalized Domain Names allow the global community to use a .FM domain name in their native language or script, making it easier to create, memorize and relate to dotFM domain names worldwide. Multilingual Web addresses will extend and improve International brand recognition under .FM TLD.”

Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) improve the global accessibility and functionality of the .FM TLD by allowing users to register domain names in non-English languages. Language-specific scripts supported include: Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hebrew, Arabic, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Finnish, French, German, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish and many more.

Internationalized Domain Names assist and promote multilingual Internet users and are now available under the top-level .FM, as well as, .RADIO.fm and .RADIO.am SLDs.

BRS Media has pioneered the ‘multimedia’ domain space since launching the .FM & .AM Top Level Domains in 1998. Since that time, the .FM Brand Registry Service has evolved to meet the growing demand and creativity of the clientele. Today, the comprehensive portfolio of registrants not only includes broadcasters, Internet radio and the music community, but also interactive companies, premier social media ventures and podcast entrepreneurs worldwide. Some of the world’s most innovative .FM brands include; Overcast.fm, CarrieUnderwood.fm, Earbud.fm, Rainmaker.fm, Douban.fm, Jazz.fm, Dubtrack.fm, Coca-Cola.fm, Summertime.fm, among thousands more.

The .FM Top-Level Domain is available directly from dotFM (https://dot.fm), as well as, through most ICANN Accredited Registrars (https://get.fm/registrars) like: Go Daddy, Name.com, Gandi.net, DirectNic, Hexonet, Hong Kong based 耐思尼克 under iisp.com and many more. Information about .FM Internationalized Domain Names is available at https://Get.fm/idn

About BRS Media Inc:

Based in the South of Market district (SoMa) of San Francisco CA, BRS Media (http://brsmedia.wpengine.com) was established in 1995, and is celebrating over 20 years Online, featured as one of the fastest growing privately held companies by the SF Business Times and Inc. Magazine for five consecutive years. Its portfolio of leading online properties includes: dotFM® & dotAM®, spotlighting Domain Innovation and Brand Registry Services for media based .FM and .AM domains; .RADIO.am & .RADIO.fm, Internet Radio’s only truly Open & Innovative Domain Extentions and @RADIO.am & @RADIO.fm, Premium Web-based Email Services; dotFM and dotAM are registered trademarks of BRS Media, Inc.

Junaid Siddiqui

BRS Media Inc.

Email: jsiddiqui@brsmedia.fm

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