(The Hosting News) – RegistryPro, operator of the .PRO Top-Level Domain (TLD) is beginning 2012 with an auction of premium, previously unreleased one, two and three character domain names. The auction, held through top auction provider GoDaddy.com began on January 10, 2012 and conclude on January 17, 2012.
This 7-day event with opening bids ranging from $50.00 – $5,000.00, includes names like 1.pro, Go.pro, 3D.pro and Job.pro.
Since it’s launch by RegistryPro in 2004, .PRO has become an important tool for businesses, organizations and individuals in building trusted relationships throughout the world and is reserved exclusively for use by the professional community.
According to Karim Jiwani, President of RegistryPro: “There has never been a better time to register .PRO domains and we are pleased to auction a sample of our most highly sought after names. Everyone knows the value of a short domain name and we are happy to give the professional public the opportunity to bid on these great .PRO names.”
Because .PRO registrations are restricted to registrants with proof of professional identity they are the perfect tool for the professional community to verify their identity online.
Since the November launch of .PRO 2.0, RegistryPro has seen a significant rise in registration numbers. Currently, .PRO has had 22 consecutive months of growth, making it one of the fastest growing TLDs in the market. In 2011, .PRO was named a TLD with “heavy growth potential” by dot-nxt.com.
Jiwani continues: “At RegistryPro, our goal is to provide registrants in the professional community with a TLD that allows them to promote their professional status online. It is our hope that the domains will be bid on by registrants who plan to build the domains out and enhance the professional community online.”
“Domain names are like 21st century real estate – it’s important to get your place on the Internet,” said Paul Nicks, Go Daddy’s Director of Product Development for the Aftermarket. “The .PRO auction will allow many professionals the chance for some prime Internet property.'”
Stand out among your competitors and show the world you mean business with a domain name that means ‘professional’ in 20 different languages. With thousands of professionals worldwide already choosing .PRO to enhance their online identity, now is the perfect time to pick up valuable, short, .PRO domains.
Bid on one, two and three character .PRO domains today by visiting https://auctions.godaddy.com/trpHome.aspx?t=16&event=0&c=p
Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, RegistryPro is the ICANN-designated operator of the .PRO TLD. Since launching in 2004, .PRO has become an important tool for businesses, organizations and individuals in building trusted relationships throughout the world. In many languages, “pro” is synonymous with dedication, skill, and vision – the .PRO name allows people to capture that distinctive character. Whether developing a brand, refining an identity, or promoting a specialty, .PRO offers every business and professional the opportunity to enhance their image by adding a powerful, easy-to-identify name to their online presence and web-based products.