All posts by Basil Harris

Doing Business Email the Right Way

Email, that relatively ancient messaging system that predates the even the World Wide Web, still endures as our go-to means of virtual communication. For personal use, email’s popularity isn’t quite what it once was, having been eclipsed by other messaging systems like SMS, messaging apps, and social platforms. For companies large and small, however, business … Continue reading Doing Business Email the Right Way

Why Your Domain Name is Your Business

In the early days of the Internet, a business that wanted an online presence had the relative luxury of simply adding “.com” after their name and registering the domain. Those were indeed the good old days, but alas, things aren’t quite as easy now. MyBusiness.com Just Won’t Cut It Today, there’s so much more competition … Continue reading Why Your Domain Name is Your Business

Right (& Wrong) Ways to Register a Domain Name

Congratulations! You’ve got your business set up, all your products are ready to ship, and you’ve even got a marketing plan. Now it’s time to register a domain name. Excited? You should be. However, while the opportunities to score the perfect domain name are plentiful, so are the risks of getting it wrong. So before … Continue reading Right (& Wrong) Ways to Register a Domain Name

How to Transfer Your Domain in 3 Easy Steps

Have you been planning to transfer your domain to Namecheap but worried that it seems too complicated or time-consuming? Worry no more, we’re here to help. Below are a few easy-to-follow instructions that will guide you through the transfer process so you can conquer your fear and your to-do list. 1. Preparation Is Key The … Continue reading How to Transfer Your Domain in 3 Easy Steps

How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain

Lately, we’ve witnessed the remarkable explosion of Bitcoin. This cryptocurrency, once thought to be an all-but-failed experiment in decentralizing money and trade, has made a big comeback in recent months. With it has emerged a new term: the Blockchain. Having a relatively solid grasp on the concept of Bitcoin already, I assumed that the idea … Continue reading How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love the Blockchain

Your Web Security Checklist for the New Year

The New Year has officially begun! You’ve raised your glasses, toasted to friends and family, and made those resolutions. There’s no better time to get back on solid ground with your website security. To help you easily make sure you’re properly securing your site, we’ve pulled together the most important elements of basic (and not … Continue reading Your Web Security Checklist for the New Year

Namecheap Customer Stories: Samuel Carvalho

We know we keep saying it, but we love our customers. Not just because you buy our products and services, but because you’re changing the world in your own unique and profound ways. Namecheap customer Samuel Carvalho is no exception. From Suffering to Support As a teenager, Samuel battled eating disorders and severe depression. Luckily, … Continue reading Namecheap Customer Stories: Samuel Carvalho

Where Did “Black Friday” Come From?

The day after Thanksgiving in the United States is one we all know as the unofficial beginning of the holiday shopping season. Retailers and shoppers alike prepare all year for the deep discounts and manic—sometimes dangerous—bargain hunting this day is known for. But how did Black Friday get its name? And how did one day … Continue reading Where Did “Black Friday” Come From?

Professional Development: The Benefits of Working Smarter

It’s been said that the act of learning is a disruption. Our human brains must stretch and bend to absorb, comprehend, and retain new facts and ideas. This isn’t always a comfortable situation—who enjoyed memorizing multiplication tables or arcane grammar rules? But as with athletic training, temporary discomfort in the short term can bring rewarding … Continue reading Professional Development: The Benefits of Working Smarter