The new .name domain was created
to give people a unique idenitification on the Internet, communication
a number of other new technologies. It is the first and only global
top-level domain (gTLD) for individuals, approved by the Internet
for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in November 2000. The first
.name domain resolved on the Internet on 15 January 2002.
may use the youranimal.huacaya.name identifier to simplify
access to your more valuable alpacas whether you currently have
a web address or need to have one created. There are a number
of animals with similar names so the rule of first-come first-served
is an example of how you can use your new name. Let's take for
example the little suri Southern Sunrise with
the URL of www.merrill.org/alabamaalpacas/herd/southern_sunrise.html.
I won't ask you to remember that URL but I do believe you would
come close to remembering SouthernSunrise.Huacaya.name.
The new .name address simply points to the old
and allows you to keep what you have but with a new 'front door'.
Now, send both addresses to the search engines of your choice
and in most cases you will double your exposure. The new .name
has a more professional appearance that will help you in your
its' recent opening, .name became
structurally and technically identical to e.g. .com and .net.