We are pleased to announce that .PRO is now LIVE on OrderBox. This is the latest addition to the basket of TLDs available on the platform.
We also have an exiciting introductory promotion on this TLD that provides discounted pricing on registrations! Registrars, please contact your respective Account Managers for details on this promo and to get marketing collaterals.
Background on .PRO:
Launched in June 2004, .PRO is the Top-Level Domain for professionals across the world. Registrations were initially restricted to lawyers, accountants, physicians and engineers in France, Canada, Germany, UK and the US.
However in September 2008, it was relaunched as a TLD open to a wider audience of certified professionals across the world.
As of July 2012, over 160,000 .PRO domains have been registered by users all over the world. Moreover, it has seen an immense growth in monthly additions by achieving an average of 6,500 .PRO domains registered every month.
What is the use of a .PRO domain name?
Using a .PRO domain automatically identifies the registrant to their customer base as an accredited expert in their field. Any licensed professional, business and organization is eligible to register a .PRO domain.
As per the current .PRO registration data, the most common registrant professions include Consulting, Real Estate, Engineering, Internet, Law & Information Technology.
Consequently, you can use a domain name for any of the following uses:
- Promote a business
- Use it as a digital calling card
- Personal website
- Commerce Site
- Personal/Corporate blog