Posts Tagged “web address”

Are Cheap Domains Too Good To Be True?

Posted on November 30th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

When building a website, the domain you choose is very important. A web address creates the first impression on anyone who interacts with your site. That being said, you may have some reservations when buying a domain at a price that seems like it might be too good to be true. You may find as…

When Domain Names Go Wrong

Posted on August 7th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

As the official addresses of online businesses, domain names bear a unique responsibility. They’re expected to highlight a company’s title (and ideally its industry or location) within a few characters, creating a positive impression while avoiding ambiguity. That’s a lot to successfully convey in just a handful of letters, although it can be done. Britain’s…

Is The .com Domain Finally Out Of Fashion?

Posted on April 17th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

In the beginning, there was .com. And it was good. The first domain names ever registered were all .com addresses, at a time when .com domain registrations were seen as the only top level domain companies would ever need. America adopted .com as its country code TLD, ignoring .us and bucking a global trend of…

Is It Easier To Buy Domains And Web Hosting From The Same Company?

Posted on April 6th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

In business, as in life, simpler usually means better. This is particularly true of domain name purchases and hosting services. These are crucial elements of developing a successful online brand, yet some companies confuse matters by purchasing domains from one company before employing an unrelated firm to manage the hosting. The theory of everything In…

How To Register Multiple Domains At The Same Time

Posted on March 30th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

There are situations where registering a single domain name isn’t enough. A new company might need to register domains across several brand names or subdivisions, rather than relying on second level domains like secondlevel.companyname.com. They might also wish to prevent rivals acquiring top level domains with the same primary domain name – an example would…

Can I Buy A Domain For A Lifetime?

Posted on March 23rd, 2018 by Neil Cumins

There are several common misconceptions about the acquisition and retention of domain names. Consumers often struggle to separate fact from fiction, from misunderstandings about how country code TLDs work to speculation about how to buy a domain name forever. Myth: Lifetime Ownership One common cause of confusion involves people wanting to know how to buy…

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