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
Known as the original gTLD (generic top-level domain), .com is one of the oldest and most recognizable of all domain extensions. You could almost call it the John Wayne of the TLD world. Because this TLD is so popular, it has become a highly saturated market. This can make it hard for new businesses to … Continue reading Top 25 New TLDs
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
Long domain names are confusing. According to this site: http://thelongestlistofthelongeststuffatthelongestdomainnameatlonglast.com, they have the longest domain name. Today’s Twitter contest asks you to find the longest domain name you can find that is actually in use (aside from the one I’ve just mentioned). The five Twitter users to find the longest domain name, tweet it, and … Continue reading Find a Longer Domain Name Than Anyone Else and Win…a Domain Name!
We’ve all done it. Like a stroke of lightening, an amazing idea for a website comes to you while walking down the street or daydreaming at work. You quickly register the domain and all the extensions so as to protect your valuable real estate. Soon enough, things come up or you realize your idea isn’t … Continue reading How to List Your Domains in the Namecheap Marketplace
Remember using the Yellow Pages? The WhoIs Directory is a lot like them, but for the domain owners. You can look up domains by name or by subject and then find the contact info for the owner. Unfortunately, this makes it easy for people to get a hold of your address and spam you. NameCheap … Continue reading Implementing Your Free WhoIsGuard
What a nightmare. You registered an important domain for your business, only to find out that you accidentally let it expire. You were so busy, you ignored the updates NameCheap sent you and now it’s owned by someone else. Make it easy on yourself by auto-renewing your domains. Just log in to your NameCheap account, … Continue reading Remember to Auto Renew Your Important Domains
Some people buy one domain for a website and then never buy a domain again. However, buying domains, or “domaining”, as it is called, is a business in and of itself. Some people make thousands if not millions of dollars purchasing valuable domain names and then reselling them to others who want to start a … Continue reading Buying and Selling Domains as Properties