.CO Registry’s two-character premium .CO domain names portfolio, which until now was reserved by the registry, is now listed for sale with GoDaddy.
SMBs and global businesses now have access to approximately 1100 two-character .CO domain names through GoDaddy’s Aftermarket, and soon-to-be via the domain availability check on the front of the website.
The domain names listed on GoDaddy’s platform include #L (5x.co), L#, ## and LL (dr.co) combinations priced in range of $10,000 to $100,000. Interested customers can visit GoDaddy Aftermarket, search their desired two-character premium .CO domain name and purchase it with a credit card transaction.
Until now, the .CO Registry was singular point of contact for the sale and management of these two-character domain names. The registry ensured via meticulous curation that these domain names were placed in the hands of customers who would use them in a meaningful and memorable way.
Some of the examples include Cisco using CS.co for its global social media efforts, The Founder Institute using FI.co as its global brand and Om Malik, founder of GigaOM using OM.co for his personal blog.
– Lori Anne Wardi, VP, .CO Internet.
“At this point, the demand for premium two-character .CO domain names is far too great for us to continue to manage exclusively in-house,” said Lori Anne Wardi, VP, .CO Internet.
“GoDaddy is the perfect partner to help us start expanding our distribution channel to the world of SMBs and global businesses who are looking for short, memorable premium domain names to launch their big ideas,” she added.
GoDaddy is .CO Registry’s largest retail partner and the two companies have collaborated on Super Bowl ads since last three years, with the latest one being this year’s YourBigIdea.co starring Danica Patrick.
“The two-character .CO domain names GoDaddy is offering present an excellent opportunity for a small business to get a short and highly brandable domain name,” said Paul Nicks, Director, GoDaddy Domain Name Aftermarket.
“By partnering with .CO on these domain names, it provides our customers premium aftermarket names and further extends our strong relationship with the .CO Registry,” he added.
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