The term 'Associates' is often appended to the the end of a business names, but is also a title used by employees with a certain tenure/title in law firms, financial firms, etc. The new .associates domain extension is perfect for legal, architectural, venture, lending, and credit agencies that commonly use the term 'associates' in their business name, or for any individual, business, or group that builds, maintains, and recruits associate business partnerships.
The goal of the new .associates gTDL is to provide a new/better way for businesses to make their websites easily identifiable to their clients--and to bolster consumer confidence in their brand. Registering a .associates domain extension for your brand will help you grow your business, by letting the world know exactly who you are and what you do. And it will help enhance advertizing efforts and help you promote your business (or yourself) more effectively online, increasing search rankings. Be sure to get the .associates domain name you want before it's taken.
Do restrictions apply to some .associates domain names?