Selecting a great domain name for E-Business success
You have decided to expand or establish a business presence on the internet. Now you are faced with the difficult task of selecting a domain name that will be a business and advertising asset.
|April 10, 2004 ||
Choosing a domain name
The Domain name, basically speaking, is that section of the Web Address, or URL (Uniform Resource Locator) that you find between the www. and the .com. You can have your own domain name ( TLD - Top Level Domain) i.e.. www.yourname.com or a virtual or secondary domain name i.e.. www.yourname.webhost.com.
|by Tony Murtagh ||April 10, 2004 ||
What's the big fuss about long domain names?
The word is out. You can now register domain names of up to 67 characters. This is going to shoot your ranking way up on the search engines. Because if you stuff all your keywords into your domain name, search engines are simply going to love your site. Or so they say...
|by Alan Yap ||April 10, 2004 ||
How to choose domain names
The importance of having your own domain name cannot be overemphasized. If you are running an online business, and don't yet have a domain name, you are probably losing thousands of dollars worth of business because of this.
|by Sumantra Roy ||April 09, 2004 |
Domain name registries around the world
Often called extensions, the most common TLDs are .com, .net, and .org. Of the over 200 "country code" top-level Domains (ccTLDs), the most popular are .cc, .ws, and .tv. As .coms are becoming more scarce, .net, .org, .cc, .ws and .tv names are increasing in value.
Choosing Your Top Level Domain
Once you have figured out a name for your ‘domain’ it can be really confusing trying to decide on what should go after the “dot” (i.e. com, net, org, etc…) in your domain name. This part of the domain name is referred to as a top-level domain (TLD) and knowing the difference between each top-level domain is important when choosing your domain name.
Choosing Domain Names For Search Engine Placement
The following outlines the choice of domain names for enhanced search engine optimization in a nutshell - if you stick to the advice presented here, you will be both safe and successful in all your search engine positioning efforts.
|by Anthony Butcher || ||
Gain Fame Playing The Domain Name Game
As of June 2001, over 22.7 million ".com" top level domains (or "TLDs") have been registered. In other words, the Internet consists of close to 23,000,000 dot-coms,which,in turn, are 76% of all TLDs. It means that you're more likely to win the lottery than find a good domain name.
|by Michel Fortin || ||
Picking a Domain Name
When it comes to choosing your web site's domain name, you need to keep a few things in mind:
Your domain name should relate directly to the product or service you provide. Avoid picking a name that is vague or misrepresents your company.
Cheap domain names
We all know what a domain name is but finding a cheap one that has full functionality is hard. There are offers all over the place for domain names under $10, but what do you really get. We have broken down the different domain name registrars to see what is included in the price.