Domain Registration Category

The Super Duo of the Internet: Web Hosting and Domain Names

Written by Phillip Smith

It doesn’t sound very exciting at first, but trust me when I say these two titans have a very substantial role in how the internet functions and how we’re able to view web pages.

Read more

Big Changes in Domain Names

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

There have been significant changes in the way domain names are managed and priced in recent months.  Don’t be surprised if thousands of unsuspecting domain name owners will experience bad consequences, including the sudden suspension of their domains. One of the big changes comes from ICANN’s attempt to verify domain owner contact information.  ICANN associated […]

Read more

Does Changing My Domain Name Affect SEO?

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

When your business expands, adds a new partner, or undergoes a brand change, you may decide to adopt a new domain name.  You should definitely register the new domain name so that is properly represents your business.  And you should utilize that domain name. What you should not do, however, is jump to reconfigure your website […]

Read more

Diminishing Domain Names

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

These days, getting a perfect domain name seems like finding a magic lamp, in a pile of other non-magical lamps.  Basically, it’s getting harder. Quality domain names, even ones that reflect your exact business name, are becoming scarce.  In the mid to late 90’s, a lot of people registered tons of domain names because they […]

Read more

Why Your Perfect Domain Name is No Longer As Valuable

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

You have a great business selling shoes in Nowhereville.  You search the web and find out ShoesNowhereville.com is available!  You can’t believe it, and start shaking with excitement. But wait…before you lean your online marketing on what seems like a perfect domain name. Google made a significant update known as the “exact match domain” loophole […]

Read more

Relaunching A Website with a New Domain Name

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

It seems like lately, many companies and non-profit organizations are rebranding.  The rebranding effort often includes a completely new domain name. When you say it out loud, changing a name seems simple.  But when it comes to websites, a domain name change could have major impact on your website’s accessibility and search engine marketing (SEO). […]

Read more

WordPress: Why It’s The Most Popular Platform

Written by Lizzy Cederberg

It has been downloaded over 56 million times and 22% of all new websites use it. We’re talking, of course, about WordPress, the free, open source blog and content management system (CMS) that has taken the Internet by storm. What’s so great about it? It’s easy to use, it’s free, and developers and users alike […]

Read more

Transferring Domain Names

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

If you own a domain name, that means you registered that name with a registrar – a provider of domain name registration services.  But there are probably thousands of registrars, and some of them might be partnered with your web hosting provider.  In many cases, our web hosting customers prefer to transfer their domain name […]

Read more