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

    TORONTO, Oct. 29 /CNW/ - 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 countryrock.com,
divorced.com, lemons.com, listener.com, mygarden.com, thepub.com, tool.com and
    Marketers seeking high-quality domain names for their company, clients or
campaigns can go to http://www.yummynames.com 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
    "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. Tucows.com remains one of
the most popular software download sites on the Internet.
    More information can be found at http://tucowsinc.com.

For further information:

For further information: Contacts: Lauren White, LEWIS PR,
laurenw@lewispr.com, (202) 349-3799; Leona Hobbs, Tucows, lhobbs@tucows.com,
(416) 538-5450

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