When you register a new domain, you might notice a wide range in pricing. While some domain extensions are fairly inexpensive, others cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Since all domain names work the same way, why do you have to pay so much for some domains? Below, we’ll examine the reasons why some … Continue reading Why Do Some Domain Extensions Cost More?
Do you get a lot of robocalls on your cell phone? How about unsolicited text messages offering you a logo for your new website? Is your spam folder overflowing with offers for SEO services? Do you wonder how in the world they got your contact information? Whenever you register any domain name, you’re required by … Continue reading Whois Privacy: Make Your Public Data Less Vulnerable
SSL certificates provide an easy way to secure website data. Even if you’re not selling anything, your website and your users will reap the benefits of enhanced privacy and verification. As part of our ongoing series of posts leading up to Internet Privacy Week (Oct 18-24), let’s take a look at how SSLs help to … Continue reading Secure Customer Data with SSLs
Good domain names can be worth big bucks! Here are ten domain names that have sold for over a million dollars and the companies that bought them. LA.com $1.2 million Tribune Publishing Company, which owns the L.A. Times, bought LA.com earlier this year. A “coming soon” page says that people will be able to get @la.com … Continue reading 10 Domains that Sold for Over $1 million
You just received an email from someone who is interested in buying a domain name you own. Maybe this is your chance to make big bucks! Before you respond, make sure you know how to handle these negotiations. Be smart, and you can walk away with money in your pocket. Here are 5 tips when negotiating to … Continue reading Five Tips for Winning Domain Sale Negotiations
Have you ever been so busy you forgot to renew the domain for your website? Whoops! If you don’t renew a domain on time, getting it back can be a hassle and cost you a lot of money. Let’s take a look at what happens when a domain expires, and why it’s important to renew domains on time—even if you’re not sure … Continue reading Time’s Up! Your Domain Just Expired
When choosing your domain, does it matter which extension you choose? Does Google rank certain domains, like .com domains, over others? We know that search engine optimization (SEO) is important to your business. Let’s take a look at how Google considers domains when deciding how to rank your site. Anatomy of a Domain Every domain name you … Continue reading Can a Domain Name Boost SEO Rankings?
Do you ever wonder where domain extensions come from? When you see a website using a .tv or a .me domain, do you have any idea what those domains actually mean? You might be surprised to learn that these two-letter domains actually “belong” to countries and territories, but they’re available for anyone to use. Below we’ll look at the … Continue reading Where Do Two-Letter Domain Extensions Come From?
Do you want your website to stand out from the crowd? There’s no need to stick with the .com domain any longer. Use alternate domain extensions for your website and create a clever URL that your customers won’t forget. At Namecheap you can register many different fun domain name extensions. These extensions, also known as top level domains (TLDs), include options as varied as … Continue reading Ten Clever Uses for Domain Extensions
Whether you’re a marketing consultant or a YouTube star, getting traction for your social media profiles can be a daunting task. Fortunately, generating URLs that are easy for your audience to remember is easier than ever. These URLs could be useful for business cards, email signatures, flyers, or even billboards. It can be quite a … Continue reading One Easy Trick to Promote your Social Media Profiles