Domain Name Relevance & Why You Need One

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Intro

When starting off with a new business idea, one of the most important decisions will be to choose a good domain name. This will impact the website’s online success in nearly every area. A custom domain such as “www.yourname.com” is way easier to remember than a generic, co-branded domain, like www.rosieslifestyleblog.wordpress.com.’’.


Top Advantages To Owning Your Own Domain:

  • Name Prominence:  Owning a personalised domain name will allow you to gain true legitimacy to build upon because your personal brand will become your online identity.
  • SEO: Your domain name will increase your website’s positioning on all search engines such as Google, Yahoo, and Bing.
  • Credibility: Prospective customers will feel more at ease transacting with businesses that has a professional online “feel” and presence.
  • Correspondence: 
    Once you get your Domain Name, your professional email addresses will reflect your business name -“customer@mybusiness.pt”. A custom email address always compliments your professionalism and goes a long way in maintaining secure communications with your customers.

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Additional

  • Give as a gift:  Give a domain to friends, family, co-workers, charities and good causes.
  • Take advantage of your locality: Google searches can be heavily influenced by a user’s geographical location. Take advantage of country extensions, for instance: www.yourname.nz or www.yourname.de etc.
  • Future Investment:  It’s smart to secure domain names in advance, giving you time to develop your idea/s without worrying that someone else will use your name.

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Use the Domain Name Search Tool to determine if your desired name is still available.

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email, email marketing, newsletter

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Need a professional email? Read more here, or see the options in STORE

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For affordable hosting – Read More Here or see options in Store

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cloud, computer, hosting

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