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Tucows Opens Hidden Treasure Chest of Premium Domains with YummyNames

Allows marketers to search and select from thousands of superior domain names to enhance marketing and branding initiatives

October 30, 2008; 04:00 AM

Toronto, October 29, 2008 - Tucows Inc., (AMEX:TCX, TSX:TC) a global provider of domain names, email and other Internet services, today announced the launch of YummyNames, a new service providing exclusive access to a large selection of premium domain names from the Tucows Domain Name Portfolio. Created especially with marketers in mind, YummyNames allows people to search for and obtain the perfect domain name for their organization from tens of thousands of high-quality domain names.

A few of the YummyNames domain names available include,,,,,, and
Marketers seeking high-quality domain names for their company, clients or campaigns can go to and search through a large portfolio of premium domain names. They have the option of purchasing a name outright or leasing the domain name for a finite period of time, the latter being a payment option particularly advantageous for short-term or seasonal marketing campaigns.

Developed and managed by a team of marketing and domain name veterans at Tucows, YummyNames is also a useful resource for SMB owners who recognize that obtaining a high-quality domain name is critical to the success of their business.

“It’s important for marketers and organizations to realize they don’t need to settle on a lousy domain name,” said Bill Sweetman, General Manager, YummyNames. “Domain names are a vital component to successfully marketing a brand – whether it’s the launch of a new company, website or marketing campaign. A high-quality domain name is short, relevant and most important, easy to remember. We’re excited to open the Tucows portfolio of premium domains to the public through YummyNames. We’re confident users will find their perfect name.”

“YummyNames, the public face of our domain portfolio service group, provides an additional means by which to realize the value of our domain portfolio assets to drive continued growth for the Company,” said Elliot Noss, President and CEO, Tucows.

About Tucows

Tucows is a global Internet services company.

OpenSRS manages over eight million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 9,000 web hosts and ISPs. Our Retail group sells services directly to consumers and small businesses through Domain Direct, It’s Your Domain and NetIdentity. YummyNames owns premium domain names that generate revenue through advertising or resale. remains one of the most popular software download sites on the Internet.

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