Domain Names

What are Sponsored Top-Level Domain Names?

Sponsored Top-Level Domains (TLD) are specialized top-level domain names that are ased on ethnic, geographical, professional, technical or other theme proposed and sponsored by private agencies or organizations that establish and enforce rules restricting the eligibility of registrants to use the TLD. Here are some: .aero – Members of the air-transport industry .app – Developer … Continue reading “What are Sponsored Top-Level Domain Names?”

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How Do I Switch From Managed To DIY Domain Name Service

Managing your own domain name is far easier than it was when I registered my first domain name in 1994.  If you’re up for doing the work, or have someone on your team you trust with this most valuable digital asset, then we’d be happy to switch you at no charge. With that said, before … Continue reading “How Do I Switch From Managed To DIY Domain Name Service”

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Premium Domain Names For Sale

Premium domains provide your business with desirable website addresses and email addresses that not only make your business or website more visible to your customers online and in search results, they drive more traffic and ultimately increase your digital return on investment. Comprised of strong keywords and descriptors, premium domains are a solid investment because … Continue reading “Premium Domain Names For Sale”

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The Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) is a process established by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the resolution of disputes regarding the registration of internet domain names.

When you register a domain name you agree that the name does not infringe upon or violate the rights of any third party and that you agree to participate in an arbitration-like proceeding should a claim be made against you.  A UDRP proceeding must establish three elements to succeed: The domain name is identical or confusingly … Continue reading “The Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) is a process established by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for the resolution of disputes regarding the registration of internet domain names.”

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Why do I need a domain name?

Even if you don’t plan to maintain a website or social media presence, claiming a domain name is a savvy investment for brand / reputation integrity for individuals, organizations and projects. Combined with hosting, domain names allow you to use personalized and permanent digital addresses e.g.: yourname@yourdomainname.com www.yourdomainname.com subdomain.yourdomainname.com and store web files, graphics, logs, … Continue reading “Why do I need a domain name?”

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9 Tips on Choosing A Good Domain Name

DOMAIN NAMES are one’s ‘brand’ on the Internet. You can register one and use a domain name in your email address e.g.UserName@yourDOMAINname.com and it can also forms part of your website address e.g. www.yourDOMAINname.com and no one else can use it (unless you let them). Domain names are a worldwide commodity and therefore can be … Continue reading “9 Tips on Choosing A Good Domain Name”

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Choosing a domain name for your website

Choosing a domain name can be a daunting prospect, as there are so many possibilities. Take your time, think it through, and use the following tips to make the best choice for your new site. Choose your domain first If you are starting a new company or launching a new product, we’d suggest checking which … Continue reading “Choosing a domain name for your website”

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8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains

One for each product or service you offer. One for each way people commonly misspell your domain name. One for email marketing (so your outgoing mail is never blocked  by spam services). One for each target market, so you can sell directly to their keywords/preferences. One for your blog so you can create traffic/links to … Continue reading “8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains”

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Domain Name Scam Alert: China domain name registration center

Over the years, we’ve seen a ton of email scams, and this is one of the ones which is circulating at the moment.  You’ll get an email from a company, typically from China, saying that someone else is trying to register your domain name, and they need your permission to proceed. This scam is trying … Continue reading “Domain Name Scam Alert: China domain name registration center”

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Why is keeping my domain name record up to date important?

Having control of your domain name is of paramount importance, because your hosting/email services could be interrupted or be impossible to setup / change. Administrative Contact The Administrative Contact is the person who has ultimate control of your domain. Their contact information, especially their email address must be kept current and working. Each Registrar has … Continue reading “Why is keeping my domain name record up to date important?”

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Why does managed domain name service cost more than do-it-yourself?

MANAGED DOMAIN NAME SERVICE Our fully managed domain name service provides many benefits over our do-it-yourself service.  Our fully managed domain name service includes: Domain name registration/renewal Domain registration fees Domain name support Domain registration change e.g. ensure registration (ownership) information is correct or point your domain to a different hosting company. Use our email information, … Continue reading “Why does managed domain name service cost more than do-it-yourself?”

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What is a domain extension?

Extensions are categories of Internet domain names. There are several of them to choose from: .com represents the word “commercial,” and is the most widely used extension in the world. Most businesses prefer a .com domain name because it is a highly recognized symbol for having a business presence on the Internet. .net represents the … Continue reading “What is a domain extension?”

Prospecting for Success!

Doing the Right Stuff – Prospecting was penned by Anna “Banana” Kruchten, a realtor in Phoenix, Arizona. Although some of the terminology is real estate based, the recipe is clear for anyone looking to increase the client base through prospecting. Do you have a favourite prospecting tip you’d like to share? If so, please click … Continue reading “Prospecting for Success!”

Domain Names

8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains

One for each product or service you offer. One for each way people commonly misspell your domain name. One for email marketing (so your outgoing mail is never blocked  by spam services). One for each target market, so you can sell directly to their keywords/preferences. One for your blog so you can create traffic/links to … Continue reading “8 Reasons you should consider registering multiple domains”

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What do they mean by Top Level Domain?

Although there are many domain extensions now, prior to the creation of ICANN in 1998, there were only seven generic top-level domains. They are: .com (commercial) administered by Verisign The most popular domain extension by far. .org (organization) administered by Public Interest Registry Intended for use by non-profit organizations but open to anyone .net (network) … Continue reading “What do they mean by Top Level Domain?”