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StRoyals.tel – Andrew Dalrymple is the owner and founder of St. Royals Entertainment based in Toronto, Canada. St. Royals Entertainment provides fully customizable professional live bands for corporate events, galas, private parties, and weddings. Andrew heard about .tel from an entrepreneur friend who told him "that .tel has a lot of potential to become a new standard for mobile-based browsing and that I should register my domain ASAP! I looked into it and agreed with her assessment. It's like publishing a business card for everyone to access with more information than one could really fit on a business card!" [read full story]
LingPerfect.tel – LingPerfect provide translation of all kinds of documents and the localization of websites, software, multimedia and other types of content to and from more than a hundred languages. For their Managing Director, Pawel Gromek "the most important benefit is that our .tel data has been so quickly and efficiently picked up by search engines, without any additional effort from our side. We can say that we are very happy with this service. It has required only such a tiny investment in terms of money, and so little working time is spent by our staff to maintain our .tel domain, and it brought instantly visible benefits." [read full story]
CoverYourCar.tel – Cover Your Car specialise in fitted, tailored and bespoke car covers. They registered their .tel in May 2010 and by now "it centralises six different ways that customers can get in touch with us, as well as sharing links to our blog and YouTube channel." They would recommend a .tel to others because "anyone serious about having an online presence and needs a central online point for contact information would benefit from a .tel. Also, with the ever increasing trend towards browsing via smart phones, the .tel app which is free to download, ties in brilliantly with finding information quickly." [read full story]
Belaray.tel – is a Dermatology and Oculoplastic Clinic based in New York who have created a QR code for their .tel, which they have placed on their business cards. Dr Jeffrey Ellis of Belaray told us that "having a .tel has been a great way to bring all of our points of contact into one place that can easily and quickly be shared - which is further facilitated by the QR code. Want to call us? Fax us? Set your navigation/gps to us? Make an online appointment? It is all there on our .tel - a streamlined site that quickly loads on our patients' phone." [read full story]
SageEnvironmental.tel – Sage Environmental Consulting Ltd assess and repair damaged land for the use of people and the environment. Their owner, Matthew Davidson, says that their .tel is a "one stop where people can find my professional information, my company information and contact me directly". He feels that his business' .tel page is useful in generating new business as he can use it to "instantly refer folks who don't know me or my company. This allows them access to my professional and business information within one or two clicks. Ease of use for the users (customer or client) on my pages is very important to me and .tel achieves this." [read full story]
CircusPerformers.tel – As a self employed circus based entertainer, it's very important for Chris Ehrenzeller (also known as Kris Katchit) to be discoverable on the internet. When Chris first heard about .tel he "thought it was a brilliant idea and immediately bought my .tel domain. I believe that just about anyone can benefit from owning a .tel, but definitely any business, whatever their size." He likes the fact that his .tel is "instantly updateable and contains all the information necessary to let people know about my business. It therefore grows with me and keeps all my information in one easy to find place." [read full story]
Chicago-Realtors.tel – Debra Pallotto Dobbs is a Realtor in Chicago, who uses her .tel to provider her business with a strong online presence. She firmly believes that "professionals working in the service sector, small business owners, anyone with a product or service to sell and especially those who cannot afford an expensive Search Engine Optimization program or are tired of wasting money on PPC campaigns can benefit from buying a .tel." She likes "the way .tel allows me to participate in the fast growing mobile search market without having to pay someone to build me a new mobile site." [read full story]
DentalWealth.tel – Greg and Adrian help successful dentists with their financial affairs and find .tel an important asset in their communication strategy. They say, "In our experience any company providing a high level of client service that demands ease of contact with their customers would benefit by adding a .tel domain to their communications tools." [read full story]
JimObalek.tel – Jim Obalek is a drag racer "looking forward to developing my .tel into the landing page of my internet presence. I want people to go to my .tel first to find whatever it is they want to find about me. Eventually everything to do with me on the internet will be on my .tel." Jim says, "I am an advocate for .tel, it has, in four months, shown fantastic results for my business, and the more I use it the better it gets." [read full story]
IBDG.tel – Doug Goodwin is a professional photographer in the US specializing in portrait and landscape photography. Doug has found that the internet is the "contact point" for the future, with almost all of the good clients arriving from the web. Doug is using websites, social media and his .tel page to be discoverable and easily contactable, and considers that "the best part is that the .tel sites include the hosting service with the registration, simplifying the whole process and making it even more attractive."
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MartinSaxby.tel – Martin Saxby is a Vicar living in Rugby, UK, who uses his .tel to communicate with his parishers as he finds it's important to stay in touch and be reachable at all times; Internet is a great help in this regard. "Having a .tel means that it is easy to update my contact details and I now have one single "signature" for my emails regardless of whom I am emailing and which account I am sending it from."
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PeakSport.tel – Peak Sport Egypt are an importing and exporting company, working with sport apparel and leather goods. The company treats .tel as an essential part of their marketing campaign, and believe that "the usability, stability and accessibility will make .tel the future business language."
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AlexFraser.tel – Alex W Fraser from Canada has been a distributor of effective fuel efficiency products since the 90s, and is now using his .tel for online marketing, ".tel has put my name up in the top of the search engines and regularly shows my variety of web sites."
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Glavbuh.tel – Alexander Rodionov is an accountant with 20 years of experience based in Moscow, Russia. His ambition is to built a .tel project that will "connect accountants, auditors and tax consultants into a professional network, give them access to new information resources and offer a platform for advertising their services to potential clients. I would like to use this opportunity to ask the global .tel community to help me build this resource beyond information about Moscow, and into other areas."
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HundeLaden.tel – Elisabeth Bethge runs a dog shop for healthy dog food and high quality customized and embroidered harnesses, collars and leashes, including those with .tel names. "When I approach a new thing, my first questions are: what is the benefit of this for me, concerning time, money, organisation or whatsoever. .tel users benefit from all of this: time, money, organisation and …fun!!! "
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FarhanMughal.tel – Farhan Mughal, Head of Corporate Communications at Ali & Sons Co. in Abu Dhabi, like his new .tel gadget.
".tel is a great tool and has taken introduction to the next level, like James Bond when he said, "The name is Bond, James Bond". People never heard anyone introducing themselves in such a novel and convincing manner." [read full story]
Talfen.tel – Lebanon directory service, provides useful information about local businesses in the country.
"We launched officially Talfen.tel on July 1, 2010. During the first month, the response we received when introducing Talfen was astonishing as Lebanon lacks a comprehensive and up-to-date directory for contact information." [read full story]
MarProf.tel – the Marine Professionals, two ex-shipmasters consulting for insurers were intrigued by the potential that .tel offers.
"A .tel name is a more reliable method of ensuring our clients always have access to up-to-date contact details. Business cards are fine but we don't expect our clients to carry ours around in their wallets!" [read full story]
Sokolenko.tel – Anna Sokolenko, CEO of DonTel in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, actively promotes .tel in the region on billboards, at conferences and through their local directory service.
"Judging by the domains we've setup for ourselves and our clients, .tel is the easiest, cheapest and most efficient way to run your own marketing campaign via the traditional web and on mobile devices." [read full story]
AvonRepresentative.tel – Lee Martin, a mother of 4, was looking for something to do from Home and Avon seemed to be a great fit for my busy lifestyle. Now Lee has her .tel page to help promote her business and stay in touch with clients.
"I saw the commercial for .tel when .tel first came out. I thought .tel was an ingenious idea. Many times I have navigated websites, looking for contact information, and with .tel all contact information is right there in a snap." [read full story]
WorkLifeFinancial.tel – Work Life HR, headquartered in Troy, Mich., USA, is a professional employer organization enjoying their .tel experience.
"Since day one, the ease of use in setting up and maintaining our .tel domain has been fantastic. The best part is how quickly changes propagate – almost instantly." [read full story]
SuperiorITServices.tel – Tanveer Singh, project and online marketing director at SIS in London, believes that .tel domain is one of the vital and useful tools that can be used to deliver accurate and up to date information electronically.
".tel is also a very friendly tool for mobile users; now people with pre-paid mobile phones don’t have to worry about big internet bills when browsing .tel domains for information." [read full story]
EclipseAwards.tel – Toby Barazzuol from Eclipse Awards enjoy the SEO benefits of .tel domains.
"For us, transparency is the key and we want to be accessible to clients in ways that suit their needs. Shortly after registering our domain, it began appearing in search engine results, so that's one more path for potential clients to find us." [view full story]
Ecycler.tel – Timothy Laurent from Ecycler helps make recycling easier in the US and Canada.
"Many of our communication avenues are now consolidated through ecycler.tel, which feeds into the idea of meeting our customers where they are. Today ecycler.tel continues our philosophy of brand recognition. We consider it a core aspect of our communications strategy." [view full story]
CKGolfSolutions.tel – Tara and Jeff Ciecko run a golf management and solutions company, and are very happy with their new .tel business card.
"Interestingly we have seen .tel appearing in our Google Analytics stream as a new way customers and potential customers are finding us on-line. .tel ensures new and potential clients are seeing only our current contact and web information." [view full story]
HeidiArt.tel – Heidi Bjork is an ex-model and an artist living in Kópavogur, Iceland, which is close to Reykjavik. Art has always been her passion but it was only last year that she decided to focus on her art and use the internet to promote her work.
"Having used my .tel, I can say I like because it's organised. It shows all of my internet sites on one page in a clear way. I like that people don't have to log onto a site and add me as a friend before they can view my contact information."
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Chagford.tel – My name is Roy Gavin, and I have nineteen geographic .tel sites under development in Devon and Cornwall (UK). I think that chagford.tel is a good example of how a .tel site can be constructed. When developing it, I wanted to prove to myself that it is possible to build a meaningful site, capable of generating a modest income, that can be maintained manually. Most importantly, my site tells people it is optimised for mobile communication.
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Nickolay.tel – My name is Nikolay, I'm from Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, and have a workshop for industrial pipes. I keep the title of my .tel page as "nickolay.tel" as this is my official brand. I promote it every possible way because advertising nickolay.tel helps promote my business. I use my .tel page in all advertising materials, as the company name on official papers, on business cards and stationery, as well as on product stickers, transport and employees' uniforms. Nickolay.tel makes it simpler to stay in touch with existing clients and find new ones.
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Vanderhorst.tel – I'm Christopher R.Vanderhorst and my career has seen and continues to see many facets of technology. I now have over 400 .tel domains registered, all during the Landrush and General Availability periods. I intend to renew, develop, and maintain them all as useful support for individuals and businesses everywhere. TelPages and .tel being the future of all starting points virtually guarantees that .tel has the ability to far surpass all other TLDs in value.
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ProjectFortyTwo.tel – We’re Chris and Martine Middleton, based in Nottingham. Being discoverable on the internet and contactable is absolutely vital for us.
We’re self-employed moving between contract and consultancy roles, and can be anywhere at any time. projectfortytwo.tel and projectfortytwo.com are the shop windows for what we do they let people know what we offer and provide a choice of ways to contact us wherever we are. [view full story]
VermetteLaw.tel – My name is Nathaly Vermette, I’m from Montreal in Canada, and I’m an attorney practicing in intellectual property law.
Being discoverable on the internet, or contactable by my clients, is excessively important. Doing intellectual property technology-based work, clients usually prefer to use the web, to contact each other, and their help. Therefore for me it is essential that I be contactable.
CheapFlights.tel – I'm
Jemima Garthwaite, part of search marketing team at Cheapflights.co.uk, and
I also look after social media activity in the UK. It involves quite a mixture of
creative and technical skills and keeps me very busy! I recently set up Cheapflights'
.tel page, but also have a personal page too. Cheapflights is a flights comparison
website founded in the UK over 14 years ago, now with eight active websites across
Europe, North America and Oceania.
Steve Collins, the owner of 2andFro Taxis
We've been established since 2005. We're a small company with only six drivers.
We're in the heart of the Cotswolds, we've got great pubs with great food, we've
got the lakes and some really beautiful gardens to come and see. We cover the local
area and long-distance - Heathrow, any airport, train station or sea port.
GeorgeMoen.tel – George
Moen: My Success is all because of the network I built. So what do I do about it?
Or, Dot Tel (.tel): Why I bought www.georgemoen.tel and why you will get yours!
Just when you think nothing new could come along to grab your interest, .tel comes
along. I have to admit I did not quite get it at first, but within a few days of
my first introduction, I had one of the rare A-Hah moments.
Scott Smith is president of TelCartel, a .tel reseller, and established domain
investor. Based in Canada, Scott has recently helped organize the first TelCamp
to be held in Toronto and, along with Mark Kolb and Freaky Steve, created the concept
and realization of telcamp.tel, the management tool for TelCamp organization, registration
My name is Steve and I am based in Toronto, Canada. In a past life I was
the creator of a streaming media authoring tool that made its debut at MacWorld,
San Francisco in 2000. [...] I have been a classroom training instructor for Internet
based courses and have taught at the university level for interactive television.
From there I have developed many web and desktop software technologies. My perspective
on .tel appears to be unique and I am now combining my skills to claim a major stake
in the world of .tel.
Bernard Giraudeau, actor, writer and director has recently got his .tel.
He speaks about it with François Amigorena from ToutPointTel, the French-speaking .tel website. Interview
in French plus English translation available.
watershed.tel Oliver Humpage,
Watershed's ICT Co-ordinator explains how Watershed.tel works. This .tel
is a strong example of how a .tel domain can be used for near real-time communication
in a simple-to- access format. Bristol-based Watershed Media Centre has 3 cinema
screens, several events spaces and a Caf/Bar, and has lots of events both film
and not film.
bigcity.tel Oleg Baskakov is a
Java Developer living in Moscow, Russia. He has rich experience in a wide
range of software development projects, and is currently working for premier Russian
digital agency Actis Wunderman. However, Oleg is also the person behind bigcity.tel,
an innovative .tel domain that automatically updates weather and activity information
about big cities around the world.
cancel.tel Samul Voet, internet
entrepreneur from Belgium is the creator and owner of cancel.tel, a free
but invaluable service for people who have to cancel their credit cards. Extremely
accessible from a simple word over mobile devices, cancel.tel enables people to
quickly navigate to the right credit card company and click to communicate with
them - a fantastically simple solution to an emotionally-charged action no one likes
overvoice.tel Anthony Richardson
is one of the UK's leading commercial voiceover artists. After leaving school
at 17, he trained as a sound technician at The Royal National Theatre in London,
and on a few occasions was asked to do small vocal parts for sound effects in the
various shows that were "in rep" at the time. Having always been interested in acting
and recording so it seemed like a logical step, to combine the two, and become a
voiceover. He is the proud (and profitable) owner of overvoice.tel as well as a Qualified Google Advertising Professional.
amandabeard.tel Model and Olympic
Gold medal winning swimmer Amanda Beard is also a photographer, sports presenter
and spokeswoman for several animal rights groups. Beard made her first Olympic appearance
at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games at the age of 14 and since then has captured a
total of seven medals at four Olympic Games. Amanda says: "I always like to stay
in touch and be accessible to my family and friends. Being on the road and splitting
time between two homes, I need to be able to easily change my contact info and .tel
makes it easy for me to point people in the right direction."
isdecisions.tel IT veteran
Franois Amigorena is no stranger to technology, having worked in the business
for twenty-six years. With experience in companies such as IBM, Socit Gnrale
and now as CEO of IS Decisions, a software company specializing in security and
change management solutions, he has a renewed excitement for technology and new
sense of adventure with the innovative and simple .tel. He is the founder of TourPointTel,
the French-speaking .tel community website.