Now that things are somewhat quieting down from the holidays, I was able to do a bit of end of year cleaning.
I’ve tidied up my office a bit and managed to wrangle my email inbox into a somewhat manageable state to start the new year off right.
As I clean up my inbox, I ran across old a collage of photos I snapped one morning while at Rudy’s meeting a group of Christian men in our bi-weekly Entrepreneurial Council.
As I do each time we meet, I arrive a few minutes early to review Rudy’s Bulletin Boards, a cork board of local business ads, to see what types of domains businesses are uses.
In short, the domains advertised, whether by poster, postcard, business card, flier, or any other method, are all over the board, literally and figuratively.
Although most advertised domains tend to be .com, this day brought about a wave of .org domains with a few .com domains in between.
I don’t ever recall encountering as many .org domains as I did, especially having reviewed all 4 cork boards.
What’s more interesting are the number of organizations using a .org domain. From banking to financial to performing arts to politics to religion to non/profit organizations, there were quite the variety of .org domains.
In certain cases, double domains were advertised as shown in the Creek Show above (Creekshow.com and WallerCreek.org domain), and the Foundation Communities’ use of FoundCom.org and InsureCentralTX.org below.
In addition, a two-letter .org was advertised and referenced learning more about the Bible.
I later found out the placement of the card and the 2L .org domain belonged to the Jehovah’s Witness.
Although I don’t personally believe as Jehovah Witness do, I do commend their securing of JW.org. One can not argue with the ease and memorability of their chosen .org domain.
Our next meeting isn’t until after the New Year, so I’ll have to wait until then to see if .com reclaims prominent status of Rudy’s Bulletin Board.
If I don’t get to share another story with you before the New Year, I pray that you have a blessed New Year! See you in the New Year.