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Where to Buy Domain Names: Here's What You Need to Know Before You Get Started

If you are new to the internet and want to start a website or blog there are a few important pieces of information that you are going to need to know. For starters, you are going to need to figure out where to buy domain names and you might even need to know what a domain name is. Simply put, the domain name is the text that you type into your internet browser in order to be directed to a certain webpage. As you probably have figured out, most domains names start with www and end with a .com, .net or .org. Though they sound pretty simple, domain names are very important for the marketing of your services or brand. It is very important to get a domain name that is related to the services that you provide or related to the name of your company. For example, if you provide website design services then you may want a domain name that is something like www.bestwebsitedesign.com. However, if you already have a company that people are familiar with it is not imperative that you have a domain name that describes your services. An example would be if you owned a company called “Joe Smith Enterprises.” It would be okay to have a domain name that says www.joesmithenterprises.com since your brand is already well established.

Figuring out where to buy domain names is important but figuring out if your desired domain name is available is the first step in the process. Make sure you locate a website that will be able to give you information regarding whether or not certain domain names are already registered. For example, your www.bestwebdesign.com domain name may already be taken. If this is the case then it is a good idea to search for variations of the name. Try searching with dashes between the words and don’t forget to look into the .net and .org versions.

Once you have found a domain name that is available it is time to buy. This part of the process is easy. You must first locate an online company that acts as a domain name vendor. Two of the most popular where to buy domain names are godaddy.com and namecheap.com. In order to purchase a domain name from either of these places you will need to sign up for an account. The registration process is easy and will only take a few minutes. Once you are registered you will need to go through the process of adding your desired domain name to your cart. Once you have added everything to your cart just checkout by paying for your domain and the deal is done. Your domain name should show up on you account page with the company that you bought it from.

Once you know a few places where to buy domain names the process really becomes simple. Once you do it a few times it will only take a matter of minutes. As a matter of fact, you will become so versed at it over time that you will be able to register domain names in a matter of seconds!




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