Many businessmen, like getting an online presence for their business by either by knowing importance of having a website, but most people don’t know where to start. This article will give basic steps which are necessary to select a domain name for your business.
What is the domain name?
This is a very common question among all. Domain name is the address which you will type in the Google (Browser) address bar to get to your website. The domain is unique, that can’t be shared between different site.
Domain Name of our website is http://www.spiderblogs.com.
How to choose the Domain Name?
Domain name is the website identity, many people expect domain name to be your business name. Your domain name can be used for the email address, which is more professional than sending emails to Hotmail or Gmail. A domain name is an address where internet users can access your website.
Make sure your Domain Name is
- Relevant to your business
- Keep it short
- Avoid Numbers
How to buy a domain name?
To buy a domain name you need to find a web hosting companies to get the domain on the internet. Some Popular domain name provider is GoDaddy. Not that, once you pay it is for a lifetime. When you pay, you actually buy a domain for a specific period, you regularly need to renew your domain, before the registration period expires. If you don’t renew, you may lose your domain name. Your Web hosting company will remind you on the when your registration period expires, choose the right hosting plan which suits best for your website.
What is TLD?
TLD is Top-Level-Domains. It is something which comes after your domain name. The most Common TLD’s are,
If your target market global of your business is Global then go for .com TLD else choose a TLD of the country you are targeting. For Example, your business targeting country is India then go for .in TLD if Singapore .sg and more.If your is a non-profit organization, .org works well.
Check whether your desired domain name is available over the internet. If not, still you can buy the decided domain name with different TLD. If .com is not available you can still choose .in or country specifies TLD and vice versa too.
Because of rapid growth, the choice of domain names is becoming limited. So, what should be in mind while deciding the domain name is, it should be creative and unique. Hope, this gives you an idea of choosing a domain name, which comes with business for a lifetime in online.