Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

On Sale Now: Connections to London

  One of the best things about the internet is the way it spans geographic distance, connecting people who are continents and oceans away from each other. Country-code, regional and city-based TLDs play a big part in making those connections. They also provide new business opportunities. Here’s one: If you own a London-based business and … Continue reading On Sale Now: Connections to London

3 tips for a speedy and successful SSL activation

Activating or renewing an SSL certificate can be a difficult and time-consuming process. We’ve been there; we know this stuff is confusing. But it doesn’t have to be so hard. Armed with the right info, you can avoid the usual headaches and skate through the SSL setup process with ease. To that end, we’ve enlisted … Continue reading 3 tips for a speedy and successful SSL activation

5 tips to get you underway with hosting

Hi there! I’m Billy, and I look after our hosting support department.  You may have chatted with me via live chat – I handle everything from choosing the right hosting plan to lowering account resource usage and other more complicated cases. My team and I are customer support addicts. We are always working on ways to … Continue reading 5 tips to get you underway with hosting

It’s Official. Using SSL (https://) helps your SEO Ranking

Today, Google officially announced that using a secure https:// connection (achieved through the use of a SSL Certificate) increases the ranking of your site in its results. For some time, many in the SEO community have suspected that using a secure https:// connection had benefits. Matt Cutts, the head of the Webspam team at Google, … Continue reading It’s Official. Using SSL (https://) helps your SEO Ranking

8 Online Tools You Can Use to Build a Business for Under $100

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Natalie Sisson, who has graciously volunteered to promote Namecheap in her book, the Suitcase Entrepreneur book. As such, we’re pleased to share her tips with Namecheap readers. Starting and building a business is probably one of the most challenging undertakings of your life. I know this from … Continue reading 8 Online Tools You Can Use to Build a Business for Under $100

4 Reasons to Own a Personal Domain Name

If you’re building an online presence, your name is one of the easiest ways to maintain your online presence. Here are four reasons why you should own a personal domain name: Protect Your Reputation What are people finding when they search for your name? Are they seeing your Facebook page? Your Twitter feed? That picture … Continue reading 4 Reasons to Own a Personal Domain Name

Want to know more about domains? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you know everything there is to know about domain names? Perhaps you do, but perhaps you don’t. Our team has put together the most exhaustive domain name infographic ever, covering everything from the pros and cons of generic TLDs to the top gTLD registries to details on ccTLDs, to the traffic by TLD, and … Continue reading Want to know more about domains? [INFOGRAPHIC]