Looking for a new domain name that will help your website stand out? An exciting new category of geographic domains offer new opportunities for websites that are location-specific. Geographic Domain Names Hundreds of new domain name extensions, also known as top level domains, have become available in the past three years. These TLDs have expanded … Continue reading Go Local with Geographic Domains
Among startups, what are some of the new trends in domains? Attending conferences and trade shows like the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is a great way to spot new domain trends. CES is a Las Vegas conference that attracts over 150,000 people every year, and startups fight for attention among the 3,500 companies that show … Continue reading Startup Domain Trends at CES
It’s the time of year when we set New Year’s resolutions like losing weight or eating healthy. Sadly, many resolutions are hard to keep, which is why more than half of people end up abandoning them. As the new year begins, here at Namecheap we want you to feel a sense of accomplishment. If you have any domains, … Continue reading Five New Year’s Resolutions for Everyone Who Owns a Domain
Over the past year, many interesting things happened in the world of buying and selling domains. As 2016 comes to a close, let’s review some of the top stories in domaining over the past year. Where did China go? Demand for short domain names soared toward the end of 2015. This trend is due in … Continue reading Domaining in 2016: The Year in Review
Hundreds of new top level domain names (TLDs) have been introduced over the past few years. While fewer TLDs were released in 2016 than the year before, some of the best new options launched in the past year. Here are five of the best new domain choices that became available in 2016. .Blog .Blog is … Continue reading Five Cool New Domain Choices Released in 2016
Back in the 1990s we experienced a virtual gold rush with the coming of the internet. With the introduction of the World Wide Web, people snapped up valuable internet real estate in the form of .com domain names. Because the web was new, businesses often had to claim domains from early domainers who beat them … Continue reading Participate in the Domain Name Bronze Rush
Domainers and cybersquatters both intentionally buy domains with the intention of flipping them for a profit. But these two types of domain investors are not the same. If you want to get into domaining, it’s a good idea to understand the differences. Below we’ll look at what cybersquatting is and why you should avoid the … Continue reading Are You a Domain Name Cybersquatter?
Want to make money selling domain names for a profit? Domain name investors (domainers) buy and sell domains. They register new domain names and buy existing ones that might be undervalued and can be resold for a higher price. Thousands of existing domain names are sold each week for anything ranging from $10 to over $1,000,000. … Continue reading Three Ways to Get Started With Domaining
Choosing the right domain name for your business can be a challenge. Rather than think of it as a chore, it should be a fun adventure. Here are several steps that will help you choose the best domain name for your new site. Brainstorm Sit down with a blank piece of paper or in front of … Continue reading How to Choose the Perfect Domain Name
Registering a domain name is a necessary first step in creating a website. But do you know how it really works? Let’s look at what happens when you register domain names at Namecheap. Domain Names as Pointers Every website you visit has an IP address. For example, Namecheap.com’s IP address is 126.96.36.199. Typing in that … Continue reading What Happens When I Register a Domain?