Professional Engineers Get Own Domain. A Better way for Engineers to Brand and Market Themselves Online

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EnCirca announces the availability of the domain name, in conjunction with Engineers Week (Feb. 20-26), is the internet domain specially approved for licensed engineers. Included with every registration is a digital certificate to ensure secure and confidential communications for Professional Engineers.

Boston, February 22, 2005 – In recognition of the world’s engineers and their contribution to society, EnCirca is reducing its fees 50% for all new .pro registrations through the end of March, 2005.

“For the first time, Professional Engineers have a distinctive way to market their services on the internet”, says Tom Barrett, President of EnCirca and mechanical engineering graduate. “With a .Pro domain name, they will get instant recognition of their status as a licensed engineer.”

Eligibility is open to any licensed engineer. This includes all engineering disciplines, including:

• Aeronautical Engineering

• Biomedical Engineering

• Chemical Engineering

• Civil Engineering

• Computer and Systems Engineering

• Construction Engineering

• Electric Power Engineering

• Electrical Engineering

• Environmental Engineering

• Fire Protection Engineering

• Materials Engineering

• Mechanical Engineering

• Nuclear Engineering

• Ocean Engineering

• Structural Engineering

With a domain, an engineer is able to utilize a fully functioning internet address. This can be used for email, web sites and marketing in the leading search engines. “A .Pro address enables Professional Engineers to use a professional looking email address instead of a nondescript one from their Internet Service Provider (ISP),” says Barrett. “For the first time, Professional Engineers have their own brand on the internet”.

The domain joins other industry-specific .pro domains such as, and, all for lawyers, and for accountants and for medical doctors. To celebrate the introduction of the for engineers, EnCirca is running a special promotion for all industry-specific domains through the end of March. The fee for all new .pro registrations is just $99.

Other licensed professions that EnCirca expects to be able to support in the future include: Architects, Certified Financial Analysts, Certified Financial Planners, Dentists, Nutritionists, Optometrists, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Podiatrists, Psychologists, Educators, Veterinarians, and Physical Therapists.

About EnCirca

EnCirca is the leading ICANN Registrar for the .Pro domain, an Internet registry exclusively for professionals who wish to brand and promote themselves on the internet. EnCirca provides a new way for professionals to distinguish themselves on the Internet by using the .Pro extension. .Pro domains are available in two types: generic,in the form of and; industry-specific, in the form of,, and EnCirca is an ICANN-accredited registrar and was founded in 2001. For more information, please visit

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