.blog Featured Sites: Registrars Using .blog

We have a fresh new take on our featured dotblogger series this week. We are featuring some of our partners! Just a few of the .blog domain registrars that have recognized the value of using a .blog domain to communicate with their customers. 

We’ve covered many different people and businesses using blogs to educate their audience while also highlighting their products or services. Now, we’re going to introduce some domain registrars that are using their blogs in different ways. 

Here are some of the registrars using .blog:


Hover is the retail division of Tucows, a domain registrar based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Through Hover, you can purchase a domain name, set up email inboxes, or email forwarding services.

What’s on the blog

Hover.blog allows the registrar to share helpful information for prospective domain purchasers. Posts are split into the following categories:

  • Insights – Everything from running a business to industry news and trends
  • Behind the domain – Specific information on different extensions
  • Inspiration – Stories and tips to inspire you 
  • Hover Updates – Updates and news specific to Hover


Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd is an Irish-owned ICANN accredited registrar and hosting company. They provide a complete service, from presales to technical advice. 

What’s on the blog

Blacknight.blog shares a wealth of information in multiple formats. They have posts sharing sales and promotions, updates, blogging tips, and Irish bloggers of interest.

In addition to written content, Blacknight hosts a podcast for fans. The episodes feature topics ranging from technology and innovation to Irish business news and creativity.

The blog is rounded out by easy access to the company’s support section along with a clear link for purchasing a domain.


OnlyDomains is a New Zealand-based registrar founded in 2009. More than “only domains”, the company also provides WordPress hosting, website building, professional email, and SSL certificates.

What’s on the blog

Onlydomains.blog covers a variety of topics including:

  • Branding – Tips on brand awareness and choosing the right domain for you
  • Business – General information and tips for businesses
  • Domains – Information on new extensions and how to choose the right one
  • How-to – Diverse advice including SEO tips, designing a website, growing traffic, and more

The website is easy to navigate, with a categories section and a “most read” section in the sidebar.


Netim is a registrar company based in Lille, France. The company was founded in 2004 and is an accredited ICANN registrar. They provide domain name registration, web hosting, email service, site builders, and security certificates.

What’s on the blog

Netim.blog is an active blog with frequent posts broken down into several categories including:

  • Spotlight on!
  • Our favorites!
  • Most viewed articles
  • Netim takes on the news!
  • Did you know?
  • News Netim!

The index at the top of each post allows you to skip to what matters most to you. They also include their TrustPilot score in the footer to help build trust with their audience.


bNamed is a Belgium domain registrar founded in 1999. They pride themselves on their ability to provide access to all domain extensions. They provide domain names, email management, and SSL certificates. They also work with resellers.

What’s on the blog

Bnamed.blog has a clean design making it easy to scroll through recent blog posts. Their posts fall into the following categories:

  • Tips and tricks – Offers creative ways to use extensions and general website information
  • News – Shares extension and industry news
  • About registrar – Introduces new team members and company news
  • Extensions in the spotlight – Highlights different domain name options to consider


Gransy is a registrar based in the Czech Republic. This ICANN accredited registrar was founded in 2008. They provide domains, hosting, and registry and currently manage over 400k domains.

What’s on the blog

Gransy.blog has a simple format that keeps the focus on the information they are sharing. Posts are split into categories including:

  • News – Highlights trends and general industry news
  • Special offers – Shares special pricing on extensions
  • Cyber security – Latest news on cyber security and how to be aware
  • Tips and tricks – Information and tips for choosing a domain name
  • About Gransly services – News related to the services offered by the registrar


Club is not a registrar like the others. It’s a top-level domain (TLD) that became available in 2014. They are creatively using a .blog domain to bring attention and awareness to their own domain.

What’s on the blog

Club.blog readers can easily register for a .club domain in the menu. They also make it easy for registrars to access information about their domain extension.

The posts focus on the following categories:

  • Press
  • Registrars
  • Live sites
  • Events
  • Podcasts
  • Case studies
  • Guest reports
  • Brand protection

Other ways to use .blog

In addition, some registrars are also using .blog domains to redirect to their existing blog. This allows them to own a .blog domain to protect their brand while sending traffic back to their primary domain. 

Examples of registrars with redirects include:

  • Domain.blog
  • GoDaddy.blog
  • enom.blog

Multifunctional use of a .blog domain

These blogs show how domain registrars successfully use a .blog to build awareness around their business while highlighting the benefits that a .blog domain offers. They offer great examples of how .blog can be successfully used.

As we sign off on what marks our final post for 2021, we take this opportunity to thank these registrars and all of the registrars who supported us throughout the year, and we look forward to working together next year!