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Advertisements within .tel

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Recently Telnic released a whitepaper on Advertisements within .tel, at first sight a feature for domainers, but there is more.

Very recently I added a sub-folder called links to my .tel domain and moved all the links to other websites etc to this sub-folder, the listing on the front page just got to long. With Ads I can have some of the links back on the front page and still have a short listing of personal contact details.

The only issues with Ads within .tel are:

  • the TelProxy doesn’t support them yet
  • you have to add them manually to your domain, the TelHosting Platform doesn’t have any support for Ads (yet?)

This is how my Ad for voipGATE looks in the DNS:

_ad.mcs.tel. 86400 IN TXT “.tad” “1” “2” “100” “voipGATE” “www.voipGATE.com” “uri” “http://www.voipgate.com” “desc” “Voice over IP operator”

The format looks complex, but at the end it’s really easy to understand, everything is explained in the whitepaper.

2 Comments

  1. Hello Marc, where do I insert?:

    _ad.mcs.tel. 86400 IN TXT “.tad” “1″ “2″ “100″ “voipGATE” “www.voipGATE.com” “uri” “http://www.voipgate.com” “desc” “Voice over IP operator”

    Did you have to create a _ad folder? Where? How?

    Or how do you proceed with your .tel adverts, today?

    Kind regards,
    Alexander

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