.BIZ is short for “Business” in America and international markets as well. Most people’s first introduction to the popular biz abbreviation was show biz. The entertainment industry has been a high profile ”show business” in the United States for many decades. One now sees “biz” used everywhere including global media, the world of finance, and countless varieties of company websites across the internet.
All types of companies within the entertainment industry are utilizing the .biz web address as a result of recognizing its relevance … especially for the music business. A few examples …
1. Grabow.biz – Grabow is a popular booking agency who secure professional entertainers and speakers for corporate events and other special functions. Their tagline is “putting show biz into your biz.” They can book & coordinate events using such acts as Elton John, AC/DC, and Beyonce or pro sports figures like Troy Aikman, Shaquille Oneal, and Lance Armstrong.
2. Billboard.biz - Everyone in the music industry knows that Billboard have been around for decades. They produce the popular music industry chart rankings for album sales, singles, and other music business metrics. They are the definitive music industry publication.
3. TheDickens.biz - Even local bands are choosing the .biz web address. The Dickens are a Greensboro area party band who specialize in 70′s, 80′s, and 90′s music. Their set list is truly phenomenal as is their ability to play something that every music lover will enjoy. As a truly professional group of musicians, the .biz web address is a logical fit for their website.