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Public Interest Registry Launches .ORG Learning Center as Educational Hub for Mission-Driven Community

RESTON, Virginia, October 22, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Public interest register (PIR), the people behind .ORG, today unveiled the .ORG Learning Center, an educational portal that will provide a wide range of content and forums to help mission-driven organizations establish their internet presence and thrive online as they strive to make their communities a better place.

As a first step in the effort, PIR released an eight-part series titled “Bootcamp for Mission-Driven Organizations”. These articles are essential educational materials to help .ORGs establish and grow their online presence. Topics include: building your brand, communicating your mission and message, developing a website, promoting your organization online, blogging effectively, measuring your website success, leveraging social media and telling your organization’s story during the pandemic.

“The .ORG Learning Center will serve as a trusted resource for the .ORG community, a place where people can find articles, videos, webinars and other content on how to make their organization successful online.” noted Paul Diaz, Vice President, Policy and Director of Education and Outreach Efforts at PIR. “As an exemplary registry, PIR is launching this initiative because we believe there needs to be a centralized place that mission-oriented organizations can turn to for help. The .ORG Learning Center will provide the educational resources every mission-oriented organization needs as it moves from inspiration to action. “

The .ORG Learning Center is part of PIR’s long-standing commitment to making educational resources available to the .ORG community. This work brings together educational efforts that have been going on for years and puts them under one roof. Later, PIR will add educational content including webinars, forums, discussion forums and other educational resources to the site.

“We want the .ORG learning center to serve as a public place where our community can come together to learn, share, teach and grow” Diaz added. “We hope people find the content informative and useful as they take the next steps on their journey to improving our world.

The .ORG Learning Center is located at orglearningcenter.org.

About .ORG
The .ORG is the original “generic” top level domain (gTLD) with more than 10 million domain names registered worldwide. The .ORG is open to everyone, providing a global platform for organizations, associations, clubs, businesses and individuals to bring their ideas to life. For over 30 years, .ORG has built a lasting legacy of trust, preserving an open and secure Internet where diverse communities can establish a trusted online identity and freely share ideas. .ORG is powered by the non-profit Registry of Public Interest (PIR). PIR has been a champion of a free and open Internet for over 15 years with a clear mission to be an exemplary domain name registry, to provide a trusted digital identity, and to help educate those dedicated to it. improving our world. PIR was founded by the Internet Society (internetsociety.org) in 2002 and is based in Reston, Virginia, United States. Visit www.TheNew.org for more information.

Media contact: Scott Gerber, [email protected], 408-202-4255

SOURCE Public Interest Register

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