Category: Domains

Domain names for eCommerce: Get in line for .shop and .store

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I have an established, five-mile comfort zone. My office is down the street, there are three gas stations all within a mile of my home, and there’s a well-stocked grocery that I can walk to. I get frustrated when I have to make a trip to a store across town. And in today’s world, I’m […]

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The how and why to forward domains to your primary website address

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What is domain forwarding? Let’s say the domain that anchors your primary website address is yourbusinessname.com. You’re a photographer in Brooklyn, so you’ve also registered yourbusinessname.photography and yourbusinessname.nyc. If a potential customer types yourbusinessname.photography or yourbusinessname.nyc into the address bar, and you’ve set those secondary domains to forward to your primary website address, the customer will be automatically redirected to your website at yourbusinessname.com. […]

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Manually forwarding or masking your domain or subdomain

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Domain and subdomain forwarding lets you automatically direct your visitors to a different website. Masking prevents visitors from seeing your domain or subdomain forwarding by keeping your domain name in the Web browser’s address bar. Let’s look at this example of how you can configure forwarding. Forwarding coolexample.COM  to coolexample.NET Forwarding Option Visitor Goes To Site Visitor Sees Address […]

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Why Every Business Needs A Business Domain Name

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An online presence is crucial to the success of your business. Most consumers search online for local products and services. If you don’t have a business domain name, that means people are searching for — and not finding — your business online. The first step to building your online presence is to secure a domain […]

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What is a domain name? The Basics

Don’t know what a domain name is or why you need one? Not to worry—the following information will help you understand the registration process and how domain names work. What is a domain name? Domain names are like a home’s street address, but for a website instead of a house — it’s how visitors find […]

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Need an online name for your business? Check out these domain name examples

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An old friend called me last week to say that he and his wife had embarked on a new adventure and wanted some quality domain name examples so they could pick a good one for their website. Paul has been a chef for as long as I’ve known him, working his way up from frying […]

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Domain FAQ

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What is a domain name? Domain names were created to make IP addresses easy to remember. Every computer has an IP address assigned to it – much like a street address. But instead of having to memorize each IP address number, we assign domain names to these numbers so we can easily remember them. The […]

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What’s the difference between a domain and a website?

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It’s easy to think a domain name and a website are the same. While they are closely connected, they are very different things. While domains and websites are closely connected, they are two very different things. After registering a domain, you need to do something with it, put it to work for you. Your domain […]

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