Almost every time you visit a website or use a mobile app, someone is collecting data about you. However, across the globe there are few laws that govern how companies collect this data or what they can do with it. To address this issue, Namecheap is collaborating with Electronic Frontier Foundation and TechDirt to draft an … Continue reading Join Us For Internet Privacy Week
You just received an email from someone who is interested in buying a domain name you own. Maybe this is your chance to make big bucks! Before you respond, make sure you know how to handle these negotiations. Be smart, and you can walk away with money in your pocket. Here are 5 tips when negotiating to … Continue reading Five Tips for Winning Domain Sale Negotiations
Have you ever been so busy you forgot to renew the domain for your website? Whoops! If you don’t renew a domain on time, getting it back can be a hassle and cost you a lot of money. Let’s take a look at what happens when a domain expires, and why it’s important to renew domains on time—even if you’re not sure … Continue reading Time’s Up! Your Domain Just Expired
When choosing your domain, does it matter which extension you choose? Does Google rank certain domains, like .com domains, over others? We know that search engine optimization (SEO) is important to your business. Let’s take a look at how Google considers domains when deciding how to rank your site. Anatomy of a Domain Every domain name you … Continue reading Can a Domain Name Boost SEO Rankings?
Do you ever wonder where domain extensions come from? When you see a website using a .tv or a .me domain, do you have any idea what those domains actually mean? You might be surprised to learn that these two-letter domains actually “belong” to countries and territories, but they’re available for anyone to use. Below we’ll look at the … Continue reading Where Do Two-Letter Domain Extensions Come From?
It doesn’t matter if you’re a Fortune 500 company or someone with a small blog. If you have a website, you’re going to have to deal with website security. Your WordPress website is running, you’re posting content, and things seem to be working just fine. How can you keep it secure? We offer three recommendations that can will have a … Continue reading A Smart Guy’s Guide to Securing WordPress
Do you want your website to stand out from the crowd? There’s no need to stick with the .com domain any longer. Use alternate domain extensions for your website and create a clever URL that your customers won’t forget. At Namecheap you can register many different fun domain name extensions. These extensions, also known as top level domains (TLDs), include options as varied as … Continue reading Ten Clever Uses for Domain Extensions
Whether you’re a marketing consultant or a YouTube star, getting traction for your social media profiles can be a daunting task. Fortunately, generating URLs that are easy for your audience to remember is easier than ever. These URLs could be useful for business cards, email signatures, flyers, or even billboards. It can be quite a … Continue reading One Easy Trick to Promote your Social Media Profiles
Just because a domain name is already registered doesn’t mean you can’t buy it. Many people offer their own domains for sale, and often it’s cheaper than you might expect. If the domain name you want is already taken, here’s what you can do. Search on Namecheap to see if it’s listed for sale. … Continue reading How to Buy a Domain Name That’s Already Registered
People think all of the best domains were registered in the 1990s, but that’s not true at all. If you want to get into the domaining business, you’ll need to get ahead of the trends. The key is to figure out what people are talking about and where businesses may be heading. What are current … Continue reading Follow Trendsetters to Find Great Domains