Domain name registration is one of those things you must have if you are to launch a website successfully. Think of a domain name as the physical address of your business. For people to find you, they must check out your location before they start their journey to you.
The internet is filled with numerous companies and people you can buy a domain name from. However, they are not all legit. Therefore, it is essential to purchase a domain name that will not affect the future of your website.
In this article, you’ll learn how to buy a domain name for your website without compromising its integrity.
Check out who is offering domain name registration and do a thorough background check.
Some malicious web hosting providers sell domains that they know have problems like legal issues or have been banned from Google. For the sake of your site, thorough research into hosting providers offering domain registrations would do your site a lot of good. Go for hosts with a good track record. Once you pick your domain name, run it through whois.com to find out if it has any issues.
Look through the different domain name examples and select one that will draw the most visitor traffic
Nevertheless, whether you go for cloud hosting, VPN or dedicated hosting, your site’s success will be measured by the number of people who visit your site. Therefore, you will do well to pick a popular domain the likes of .com. Though more expensive, .com domains draw more visitors. Some clients will measure how serious you take your business by the way you treat it and how much you invest in it. Investing in your business will help them feel secure about spending their money on your business.
Finish the domain name registration process
Once you have your domain name ready, you can complete the registration process so you can start working on your website. Note that you can register your domain name free of charge. Just remember to do due diligence before registration.
Domain names work best for businesses when they include a location. That way, people can easily find you online. So, for example, if someone in Ohio was looking for a painter when he searches ‘Painters in Ohio,’ your site will be among those in the top pages.
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— Laura Christianson ☕ (@bloggingbistro) 13 de febrero de 2018