HOW DO I BUY A DOMAIN NAME?

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Yahoo!’s Domain Name Auction

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listed more than 100 domain names for auction at Sedo. was in the domain name business. Some of these domain names are actually pretty valuable and whoever ends up with them will have great keyword-based domain names that should do well in the search engines for years to come. For instance, what do you think of these names? Now is the time you want to put the domain name of your choice on your watch list.

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Does It Really Matter What Domain Name You Choose?

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If so, you’ll want to be extremely careful about the domain name that you choose for your new official company website. The wrong domain name is one that could haunt you for years to come. On the other hand, the right domain name can help you get a healthy start and advantage over your competitors. When it comes time to check available domain names , keep this in mind: In the world of the internet, perception can very quickly become reality.

Does Your Domain Name Need To Be Exact Match?

Small Business Mavericks

Is it necessary that your domain name be an exact match for your primary keyword? However, many websites have been successful without exact match domain names. I would consider it a partial match domain name since we do cater to small businesses, however, we provide online marketing services for small businesses. That makes the domain name a partial match, not an exact match per se.

Get The Best Domain Name By Avoiding These Mistakes

The Realtime Report

Get The Best Domain Name By Avoiding These Mistakes. The world of online marketing is vast yet limitless. However, it can be painstakingly hard to find an available domain name as well. Hundreds of millions of domain names get registered daily, which makes the most basic and effective names virtually taken already. You don’t need to end up with a badly named domain just for the sake of having an online presence.

Why A Great Domain Name Goes A Long Way

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His full name is Christopher Ahston Kutcher. When it comes to Internet sites, it is equally important to choose the right name. A Great Domain Name Can Make All The Difference. A startup’s name is so important that the creators should should invest a good amount of time time to ensure that they choose a good one. And once that name is chosen, the startup should make the best possible job to match that great name with a great domain name.

New gTLD Domain Name Forum Launched

Bill Hartzer

A New gTLD Domain Name forum has recently launched. As you may know by now if you haven’t been following my blog, I’m a big fan of the new gTLD domain names, and especially the keyword-rich opportunities they provide. I’ve recently done some research and analysis of the new gTLD domain names versus the.com sites , and found that in certain cases Google appears to prefer the new gTLDs over the nearly identical keyword rich dot com domain names.

Domain Names, Developed Domains, and Expired Domains

Bill Hartzer

When it comes to search engine marketing, one issue that many people struggle with is the domain name. There’s some confusion out there regarding domain names and how they effect a site’s ability (or inability) to rank well in the search engines. Looking right now for expired domains to register? You need to check out Premium Drops which is a great service for finding the expired domain name you really want. Domain Names

Registering Domain Names with Google Domains

Bill Hartzer

For a few months now, I have had the opportunity to have access to the Google Domains program, where you can buy (and transfer in) domain names. Google has been a domain name registrar for many, many years now, but has only recently opened up their registrar services to the public. I thought that I’d tell you about my experience with Google Domains so far, and how it’s been going. domains are $20 a year and.co

5 Great Tools For Finding A Domain Name

Jason Yormark

Needless to say that often has me frequently looking for good names to inspire me enough to go through with those ideas. I always feel like if I can actually find an affordable name, it’s more likely that I’ll see them through. Of course it goes without saying that finding a good domain name is incredibly hard these days. They’ve got a really nice suite of domain tools, and one that combines them all that make searching quite simple.

dot coma – Are Domain Names Even Relevant Now?

Convince & Convert

I have been in digital marketing a long time. When I started, domain names were free , because why would anyone pay money for something of no consequence? Domain names were free, and brands didn’t even know what the World Wide Web was in many cases (given that graphical browsers. Click to read more » Digital Media domain names go daddy internet directHow long?

dot coma – Are Domain Names Even Relevant Now?

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I have been in digital marketing a long time. When I started, domain names were free , because why would anyone pay money for something of no consequence? Domain names were free, and brands didn’t even know what the World Wide Web was in many cases (given that graphical browsers barely existed). Domain names ending in.net were reserved for telcos and Internet providers (like us) exclusively. That was the apex of the domain name. .

Google To Make Not Provided Keywords Exclusively Available to.Google Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

According to an unnamed Google source, this is one of the marketing tactics that Google is using to encourage website owners to move their websites from a.COM,NET, or.Org TLD to the new.Google Generic Top Level Domain (gTLD). While some domain names are being held back by Google (meaning that some names are not going to be available for purchase by the general public), most names, including trademarks and most company and brand names will be available.

Insider’s Guide to Choosing the Best Domain Name for Your Site

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It sounds so simple: Just choose a name for your brand-new website. Just go with “name of your business dot com” and you’re done. You’ve finished building the site and are ready to register the domain name, but there is already a website with that domain name. Either way, you need a domain name, and suddenly what seemed like a simple task feels like the biggest decision you’ve ever had to make. Choose an Original Name.

Selling Your Domain Name with LeadRefs

Bill Hartzer

For those who like to do affiliate marketing, buying domains is a familiar subject. You never know what set of keywords will be the next big thing, so you buy several domains with several different combinations of keywords. Many affiliate marketers buy tons, and tons of these types of domains, and work to get those domains ranked in the search engines. LeadRefs.com is a website that works to bring owners of expiring domains, and potential buyers together.

Intellectual Property Domain Name Scam Changes to Brand Registration Scam

Bill Hartzer

A well-known intellectual property protection domain name scam that has been going on for at least 10 years has taken a new twist–the scammers are now calling this a “brand registration” rather than “intellectual property” In any case, though, the scam is the same, really: Some unknown company from Asia contacts you, trying to reach the CEO or marketing manager of your company. We are the department of Asian Domain Registration Service in China.

The Importance of Securing Your Domain Name

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On February 19, 2013, TV personality and restarenteur Guy Fieri became the poster child of the importance of securing your domain name. Does Fieri really have a dish named “Guy’s Big Balls”? However, New York City programmer, Bryan Mytko thought that Fieri should promote that dish and be more careful about securing the domain containing the name of his newest restaurant.

Domain Name Appraisal Services and Domain Name Values

Bill Hartzer

Now, Leapfish has brought back a popular feature of their site, their domain name appraisal service. Type a domain name into their search engine and they will attempt to put a dollar figure on it, telling you how much it’s worth. As a domain name expert myself, I have to admit that there is definitely value in traffic: but when you’re calculating the true value of a domain name you have to take in account other factors.

24 Premium Domain Names for Auction on Godaddy

Bill Hartzer

After a few years of collecting, using, developing and parking domain names, I have decided to auction 24 domain names this week using Godaddy’s aftermarket domain name auctions. There are a few pharmacy-related domain names, including DallasPharmacies.com, AirportPharmacies.com, and even AustraliaPharmacies.com. There are also a few domain names that have are in the financial industry, as well. Domain Names

New Search Engine Launched: Only Searches New gTLD Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

There’s a new search engine out there that apparently has ditched the legacy.COM,NET and.ORG TLDs (Top Level Domains) and only show New gTLDs in its search results. Using Google’s Custom Search Engine, Newgle has done what no other search engine has ever done before: only show search results from websites on New gTLD domain names. In case you missed it, I wrote an SEOs guide to the New gTLD domain names.

Domain Names for Sale: Why You Should Buy a Keyword Rich Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

One of the best kept secrets of the search engine optimization and search engine marketing industry is the expired domain name auctions that exist out there. If someone does not renew their domain name, it is frequently put up for auction on by the registrar itself, like Godaddy. If you do not renew your domain name at Godaddy.com, then there is a good chance that the domain name will appear on their expired domain name auctions.

Why I Gave a Domain Name Back to Its Former Owner

Bill Hartzer

I gave a domain name back to its former owner. The former owner called me on the phone, told me that the domain name I bought several years ago at a Godaddy TDNAM domain name auction, was their former family-owned website. I still owned the domain name and he was wondering if there’s anything he could do. I could have talked to this former domain owner and told him that I owned the domain now and it would cost him $1000 to get it back.

217: 4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Domain Name

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4 Things to Consider When Choosing a Domain Name for Your Blog. Today I’m talking about what to consider when naming your blog and choosing a domain name for it. I’ll share four things to consider when choosing a domain name. Domain names have an impact on SEO.). I’ll also talk about legal implications of choosing a domain name, because it’s important to stay within the law.

4 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Domain Name

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When there’s more than 284 million registered domain names online, you’re going to want yours to stand out. It’s very easy to buy a domain name that you come to regret later. You might take what you can get if your favoured domain is already taken, only for that to expire later on and you’re stuck with one you don’t like. The four things you should consider when choosing your domain name are: The Human Perspective.

The Domain Name Game With Bill Sweetman - This Week's Six Pixels of Separation Podcast

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A strong brand and corporate name is critical to demonstrating your uniqueness in the marketplace. Many people believe that all of the good names are already taken. The problem, of course, is that even if you can secure a strong and original brand identity, getting the right domain name can be costly, time consuming and extremely frustrating. Thankfully, there are smart people like Bill Sweetman who love the domain game. His company is called, Name Ninja.

Why’d You Choose That Domain Name?

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It all dates back to the mid 1970s, when a man name Albert Bandura, the guy behind Social Cognitive Theory , examined how we seek to replicate success we see in our surroundings and in media, often at all costs. Now I’ve got my first domain and I have no idea how to use it.” Your first domain name most-likely had a.blogspot or.wordpress in it. Oh well, more networking, more Facebook marketing! Day 3: Pick a new domain. The brandable domain.

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Website Registration And Beyond

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The process of launching a successful website begins with the registration of a domain name. It is important to realize that the domain industry is very competitive. A lot of keywords are already taken, forcing webmasters to come up with alternative names to specific words that were in mind. Most domains that are available usually feature a combination of characters that do not make up any genetic terms or brand names. Checking Availability of Domains.

4 WAYS TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS WITHOUT USING SOCIAL MEDIA

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Are The New Top Level Domains Valuable?

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In 2012, ICANN started the process for the introduction to new top level domains. For $185,000, investors could pick a generic top level domain (gTLD) name extension and register it. Now, the sunrise period for some of those domains has begun, which allows trademark holders the right to register their desired domain names based on trademark ownership. Many registrars will charge premium prices for people who want specific domain names on these gTLDs.

Verified Domains Provides Comprehensive Background Checks for Domains

Bill Hartzer

This week, I’ve launched our new service called Verified Domains. Verified Domains is the first-ever service on the internet that provides comprehensive background checks for domain names. Before you buy a domain name and start using it for your website, I urge you to get your domain verified. Not only will we uncover any potential problems with the domain name before you use it, we guarantee it, up to $50,000. Domain Names

The TLD Race Has Begun

Small Business Mavericks

Two days ago I wrote that large corporations will soon have an opportunity to purchase a top level domain extension for $185,000. Specifically, I’d like to quote the ICANN blog: In addition to familiar TLDs such as.com,org, and.net, Internet users could potentially see new domain name extensions made of almost any word, in any language. Small Business Internet Marketing domain names ICANN TLDs

5 Online Marketing Terms You Should Know

Small Business Maverick

When it comes to Internet marketing, one of the most important things to learn right off the bat is the terminology. That said, here are five Internet marketing terms every small business owner should know: Domain Name – I still talk to people who don’t have a clue about what a domain name is. If you look in your Web browser, at the top of the browser where the website address is, that’s the domain name.

8 TIPS FOR CREATING YOUR WEBSITE (WHAT TO DO BEFORE YOU HIRE A WEB DESIGNER)

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How New gTLDs Will Create New Search Opportunities

Small Business Mavericks

If you’ve been involved in search for five years or more, then you know that it is continuing to evolve and that search is constantly creating new opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and search marketers. One way that new search opportunities will be created in the next five to ten years is with the advent of new generic top-level domain extensions (gTLDs). The search engines of course will have to adjust to the volume of new domain names.

35 Speakers to See at NamesCon 2015

Bill Hartzer

From January 11 to January 15, 2015, the NamesCon 2015 domain name conference is being held in Las Vegas. ”SEO being impacted by new TLDs, and go into depth on validated Namespaces, Top Level Domains that have meaning AND validate the registrant. ” In the “Global SEO and Domain Name Preference” session, I’ll be presenting some of the results of my extensive Search Engine Marketing Study (New gTLD vs.Com Domains).

Facebook Prepaid (Something) Coming Soon?

Bill Hartzer

Based on recent domain name registrations by Facebook , it looks to me like the social media network is up to something related to prepaid. Facebook has acquired several domain names related to prepaid. And typically, major brands such as Facebook will acquire the domain names that describe new service offerings. Just exactly what they are going to do with these domain names is still up in the air. Registrant: Domain Administrator.

Would An Online Presence Save Your Business?

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That’s a domain name, hosting, a decent web site and blog thrown in. Small Business Internet Marketing domain names Internet advisers online presenceThere’s been a rather large contraction of the retail sector around the country, in fact, around the world. At the same time, there has been a huge explosion in online buying by consumers.

Name.com Caught Hijacking Non-Existent Subdomains

Bill Hartzer

Name.com has been caught hijacking non-existent subdomains in an effort to send the traffic to domain parking pages–where they make money from the clicks. So, Jonathan explains that he moved his domain names over to Name.com. Jonathan set up a few domain names on Name.com for a project and queried the DNS using the dig tool. Jonathan claims that: If I query a domain name that doesn’t exist, I’m supposed to see a failure. Domain Names

Google to Encourage Americans to Get Online

Bill Hartzer

As you may or may not know, I usually monitor the domain name purchases of some of the major online retailers and web properties. Certain domain name purchases catch my eye, and I try to post about it when something noteworthy is in the works. Usually, when someone has plans for something, they will purchase the domain name related to the new product or service–and companies planning big campaigns or products and services are no different.