You can easily register a domain name for less than $15, but what if the perfect domain name for your site is already taken? Some companies have turned to the so-called “domain name aftermarket” to buy domain names that are already registered. We’ve analyzed a large selection of recent purchases that took place at domain … Continue reading Why People Pay Big Bucks for Aftermarket Domains
On October 10th, we celebrated turning 17 years old—but we wanted our celebrations to be around you, our customers. With that in mind, a few weeks ago, we turned our heads to the skies. No, we didn’t take up a course in astronomy. We’ve been looking for something altogether more elusive than stars or planets. We … Continue reading We’re Celebrating You—Our Namecheap Superheroes!
It’s been said that the act of learning is a disruption. Our human brains must stretch and bend to absorb, comprehend, and retain new facts and ideas. This isn’t always a comfortable situation—who enjoyed memorizing multiplication tables or arcane grammar rules? But as with athletic training, temporary discomfort in the short term can bring rewarding … Continue reading Professional Development: The Benefits of Working Smarter
When people are searching businesses, they can get confused when they come across two businesses with similar names. While you can’t prevent a company in a different industry from popping up with a name similar to yours, there are some things you can do to make sure the name (and domain name) for your new … Continue reading How to Avoid Confusion with Your Company Name
Building a website for your business is a great way to attract new customers and keep in touch with existing ones. But building a website that’s missing key elements—like a phone number and address—can lead to frustrated customers rather than new ones. Here are 12 things your website needs to have. 1. Phone Number It … Continue reading 12 Things Customers Want to Find on Your Website
We know our customers do amazing work. Among you are pioneers who changed the face of the internet and shaped it for future generations. Our customers are challengers, risk-takers, and innovators. They are people we are proud to help in their online endeavors. As a Namecheap customer, you’re not just anyone. You’re someone who uses … Continue reading Share Your Namecheap Story
Running your own business isn’t for the faint-hearted. From making the rent to putting food on the table, it can be tricky to not let the pressure get to you. And it isn’t just the pressure of making the money. In addition to providing your professional services or products, you also have to be great … Continue reading Articulate Your Business Vision
You’d be forgiven for thinking that using any image on the internet is fair game. When you set up your website and blog using Namecheap’s hosting options (including EasyWP, our new managed WordPress hosting service), you’ll want to include images on your site. You need to make sure you either own the rights (or have … Continue reading How to Find the Best Free Images