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New Feature: Block Purchases Through WorldPay

We’ve got an exciting new feature to announce. We are pleased to now offer the ability for our block account customers paying with WorldPay to be able to purchase new blocks at any time. Credit card block accounts have been able to do this for a while, but now it’s open to everyone. To purchase…Continue reading →

Usenet, Circa 2004

Hop in your Delorean, set the clock to 2004, charge up the flux capacitor, and zip back in time. The usenet world has changed dramatically in the last 5 years. Here’s a quick rundown of how much the usenet industry has evolved in the last 5 years. In 2004 the industry standard for retention was…Continue reading →

Retention Update – 480 Days

Our amazing retention growth continues! NewsgroupDirect retention is now at about 480 days for binary groups. Our retention has been growing daily for months, and we’re continuing to set new records daily. Binary Retention Details: 480 Days available through message-id 300 Days available through header downloads Varies by newsgroup Text Retention: Approximately 1400 days Varies…Continue reading →

The Free Account Giveaway Is Back!

We’re doing it again. We’re giving away a free unlimited usenet account. Our first free account giveaway was so successful that we decided to bring it back for an encore. This time we’re taking a slightly different approach – you can simply enter your information here and we’ll randomly draw a winner. So tell your…Continue reading →

Interesting Newsgroup of the Day

Follow us on Twitter (@newsgroupdirect) to see our Interesting Newsgroup of the Day. Every day we will choose an interesting text discussion group and bring it to the world’s attention. There are so many wonderful conversations going on that we feel it is our duty to help spread the word.

Friday Twitter Giveaway

Hold on to your hats kids… NewsgroupDirect is going to give away a free unlimited usenet account today. All you have to do to enter is tag a tweet with the hashtag #newsgroupdirect. You can enter multiple times, so every time you tweet the hashtag #newsgroupdirect you will be entered in the drawing. The contest…Continue reading →

Follow Us on Twitter!

If you aren’t following us on Twitter at @newsgroupdirect, then what are you waiting for? We use our Twitter account for everything from announcing blog articles to customer support. Or you can just hit us up and start a conversation, we love talking with our users.

Usenet Guide for Mac Users

We’ve just launched a new feature on our website, our Usenet Guide for Mac Users. This guide gives Mac users everything they need to know to get started with usenet. Be sure to check it out and let us know if you have any other tips to add to it.