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US-Domains: Great success in US by .us

(PresseBox) (Koeln, ) Known as “America’s Internet Address,” the us-domain is the official country code top-level domain for the United States. The us-domain name has been in existence since 1985 but was primarily used by government branches, departments and agencies, as well as schools and libraries. Since making the domain name available to the general public on April 24, 2002, NeuStar has enabled several hundred thousand U.S. citizens, residents, businesses, organizations and government entities to establish patriotic Internet identities.

Consumers and Businesses Consumers and businesses can use us-domains for e-mail alone (john@smithfamily.us), a Web site (www.smithfamily.us), or for both purposes. There’s a strong chance that the desired Internet addresses are still available.

From a strictly business perspective, us-domains enable domestic and international firms of every size and industry classification to protect their trademarks and corporate identities online, provided they meet the .US Nexus requirements. The us-domain can also raise the online profile of non-profits, associations and charities.

Market research has shown that us-domains are very popular with consumers for applications like email, digital identity, and personal web sites. Finally, businesses use us-domains to promote themselves as American companies, to inspire consumer confidence and to secure their US-identity.

t is now possible to obtain local information by using the United States postal zip code and .us, e.g. www.20166.us. You will find locality statistics, suppliers of services and a Directory listing for .us domain name holders in your zipcode area. Type your choice of a zipcode.us and begin learning more about the area demographics, attractions and services available to the local citizenry.

The US Directory is a service feature which is provided to all registered .US domain name holders. This service offers a domain holder the ability to place a directory listing for each registered domain name. This is a free service from which you will be able to list your .US websites and services online at a .us postal code page. This unique directory will include thousands of businesses, organizations, clubs, and schools in your local community. Make sure to become a member of the largest local directory project ever!. The directory is intended to be viewed by many potential customers who will look at the zipcode websites for local information.

Hans-Peter Oswald


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