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Domain Name

What is a domain name?

The domain will serve as the address of your website, enabling others to find you. By typing it into the address bar of a web browser, a visitor can get to your website.

A domain name is one of the essential elements of any website. As a potential website owner, you will need to buy before creating your website.

Factors in Buying a Domain Name

There are many factors to consider when selecting a domain. A good name can help search engines figure out what your website is about. This enables them to point the right visitors to your site. If it is memorable others will find you easier.

Most companies use a variation of their business name as their domain name. They usually buy the .com version of their name, as this is the most common.

I examine some of the issues you need to consider before you register your domain for your blog or website. Check out the posts below.

Forget Bluehost: Why I love Namecheap for Domain Names and Web Hosting

Forget Bluehost: Why I love Namecheap for Web Hosting and Domain Names

I never understand why so many of my blogger and side hustler friends recommend Bluehost. back when I used them, I had nothing but problems with Bluehost, and I’ve heard others have to. I guess they must just pay better commissions than other web hosting and domain name companies. As for me, I love Namecheap! […]

Avoiding Scams as a new website owner

Avoiding Scams as a New Website Owner

Scam artists irritate me. Nothing worse than someone trying to take advantage of another is there? It makes me sad to think that people fall for these scams and are hurt by them. Today I got an official looking letter in the mail. It looked like a bill. I was immediately reminded of a web […]

6 Tips for selecting a domain name

6 Tips for Selecting a Domain Name

One of the first things you’ll need to purchase before setting up your own website is a domain name. What is a domain name? A domain name is the address of your website. For example, mine for this website is ThoughtsandDesigns.com. The most common domains, or TLDs (Top Level Domains) end with .com, .org, or […]