Domain Name Basics


The Top 5 Reasons To Buy a Premium Domain Name

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Acquiring a great domain name is an important first step in building a successful online business. A premium domain is an investment in your brand and business. Below is why purchasing a premium domain is critical to your business’ online success. Premium Domains Improve Marketing and Visibility

What You Need to Know About Domain Privacy

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015


Internet Grows to 294 Million Domain Names in the First Quarter of 2015

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

RESTON, VA, Jun 30, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — VeriSign, Inc. a global leader in domain names and Internet security, today announced six million domain names were added to the Internet in the first quarter of 2015, bringing the total number of registered domain names to 294 million worldwide across all top-level domains (TLDs) as of […]

7 Steps to Buying the Best Available Domain Name

Friday, November 14th, 2014


Top 5 Domain Buying Mistakes

Friday, October 17th, 2014

When starting a new business or venture, selecting a new domain name is a necessity. In fact, the right domain name has gone from being a nice-to-have, to an essential ingredient that can impact the success or failure of your marketing efforts.

I Bought a Domain, Now What?…5 Tips for the Domain Owner Newbie!

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Have you ever thought about purchasing a domain but are unsure about what to do once it’s in your ownership? Here, we are going to break down the top 5 next steps to domain ownership and development.

Want to Own Your Domain Name for Life?

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Our customers who are interested in owning their domain name for life are pleased to hear that when a premium domain is purchased, they own it forever.  However there is one very important caveat: the domain owner must maintain the domain’s registration.  Fortunately, domain registration is inexpensive and easy to keep up to date.  In […]

Domain Name Myths and Misconceptions

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

At, we talk to thousands of customers; from first time entrepreneurs to savvy web developers.  Over the years, we’ve noticed some common myths about the domain purchasing process and domain ownership. To help dispel these, we are clearing up the 4 most common misconceptions:

How does your domain name affect page rankings in today’s search landscape?

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Did you know that Google uses more than 200 factors in their algorithm to help them evaluate your website for their rankings?  These factors play a key role as to how your website will be ranked, and ultimately appear in searches conducted by your customers.   It’s important to know what Google values today in websites, […]

Is it the Internet or the Web? A Domain or URL?

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

We’ve all been guilty of it…using terms that are almost accurate. So here is clarification on some commonly misused Internet-related terms.