Jeannie McPherson

Senior Corporate Communications Manager and Domain Evangelist.

Jeannie McPherson is a marketing and communications professional with more than 15 years of experience in corporate communications, digital and social media marketing, and marketing communications for several leading technology companies including Verisign, Cisco and AOL.

She joined Verisign in 2010 as the lead public relations manager for Verisign’s Security Services business. In 2014, she moved to the company’s newly formed Corporate Content Marketing team where she leads the strategy for messaging and content development, and social media marketing. Before joining Verisign, Jeannie worked on content marketing for Cisco’s Collaboration business and held a variety of roles at AOL related to Marketing and Communications.

Jeannie’s work has been published in magazines, newspapers and digital outlets on the topics of social media and digital best practices, historic preservation, community news and more. When she’s not promoting the benefits of having an online presence, you can find her searching for great domain names to add to her modest domain portfolio.

Jeannie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from Loyola University New Orleans and a Master of Arts in Communication from George Mason University.


Recent posts by Jeannie McPherson:

Using March .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net domain names in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to discover domain names that are available by entering a combination of the keywords into DomainScope, Verisign’s domain name generator that helps find creative suggestions for domain names.

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Tech Startup Makes It Easy to Create Eye-Catching Graphics

Tech startup’s innovative SaaS app helps small businesses, entrepreneurs and marketers save valuable time and money on graphic design. 

The idea for Snappa – to enable digital marketers to create and share highly engaging marketing visuals in minutes – was born out of necessity. Snappa Co-Founder and CEO Christopher Gimmer identified the need for a simple online graphic design tool for small businesses, entrepreneurs and marketers after struggling to support his own content marketing needs for several of his bootstrapped businesses.

I caught up with Christopher recently to learn more about Snappa’s move to a .com domain name.

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Using February .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net domain names in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to see what available domain names I could discover by entering a combination of the keywords into DomainScope, Verisign’s domain name generator that helps find creative suggestions for domain names.

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Using January .Com and .Net Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to see what available domain names I could discover by entering a combination of the .com keywords into DomainScope, Verisign’s domain name generator that helps find creative domain name suggestions.

Based on the keywords published this month, below is a list of my top 10 favorite .com domain names that were recently available containing these and other popular keywords.

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Using December .Com and .Net Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to see what available domain names I could discover by entering a combination of the .com keywords into DomainScope, Verisign’s domain name generator that helps find creative domain name suggestions.

Based on the keywords published this month, below is a list of my top 10 favorite .com domain names that were recently available containing these and other popular keywords.

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8 Tips to Find Your Perfect .Com Domain Name

So you’ve decided that you want a domain name, congrats!

Your first instinct is probably to register your domain name with a .com domain name extension. With nearly 30 years of top-tier news, entertainment and businesses associated with .com, it has become one of the most versatile, trusted and recognizable domain name extensions around the world. Every Fortune 500 company and many of the top startups have .com domain names. And domain and branding experts agree that a .com domain name is preferred over other domain names.

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Many .Com Domain Names with the Same Keywords as Premium New gTLDs Are Available for Registration

Earlier this month, Andrew Allemann wrote a post on notable NameJet sales in which he discusses the sale of PropertyRehab.com for $2,400 as “a perfect example of how wrong some domain registries are on their premium pricing.” He mentions that the registry operator for the .rehab new generic top-level domain (new gTLD), has marked property.rehab as a platinum domain name and asks: “Why would someone pay thousands (or tens of thousands) a year for Property.rehab when they could buy PropertyRehab.com for just $2,400?”

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7 Key Questions to Ask When Choosing a Domain Name Extension

In the last three years, almost 1,000 new generic top-level domains (new gTLDs) have entered the market, increasing the previous 22 options for generic domain name extensions, like .com, .net and .org, by almost 5,000 percent. While expanded choice can be good, consumers, small businesses and website owners may be overwhelmed by the many different options and have a lot of questions about which domain extension is right for them or their brand. Recently I spoke with editors at WIRED about what their readers should ask themselves when determining how to choose the right domain name and it came down to the following seven key questions.

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