Posted on March 27th, 2015
So you've found the perfect domain name for your proposed website, but there's one catch: someone has beaten you to the punch. Don't despair, you do have options, and there is a chance you still might become the owner of that shiny new domain name. Before proceeding be sure to find out who owns a domain name, using the WhoIs database. You can search available domain names using the domain search engine provided on www.StartMyWebsiteToday.com and then click on the link for more info. Once you ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 26th, 2015
This series of articles is designed to take some of the mystery out of the steps required to start up a website for yourself or your business. I will attempt to keep my explanations and examples as simple as possible; I fully realize from my personal experience in this business that there is indeed a lot of mystery out there.
I will attempt to speak as plainly as possible; don't get me wrong, I'm not trying to insult you or "dumb it down", it's only that I have come to realize through my own ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 20th, 2015
Internet hosting service providers often provide a free domain name as an incentive to sign up for a hosting account. What they don't tell you is that the domain name may be registered in the web hosting company's name in stead of your own. While there is no problem as long as you host your web site with them, things become a bit sticky if for some reason you have to move your web site to another host.
When I first put up a web site I used a internet hosting service provider that charged $80 ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 16th, 2015
Choosing a good domain name is one of most important steps in setting up your online business, but it's getting harder and harder to find good names that are still available. You could use a domain name with hyphens, but is that really a good idea?
Let's quickly review what makes a good domain name. A domain name needs to be relevant, easy to remember, keyword optimized, and free from trademark conflicts. It should also be shorter. Although seven characters or less is ideal, you may have to ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 12th, 2015
What exactly do you need to do to get your website up and
live on the web?
Let's take a quick look at some terminology.
When you launch or publish your website to the web you
have two basic choices. Either you use your own server (not
a good idea unless you're seriously web and computer savvy
and have a powerful server) or you use a Web Hosting
Service Provider. For a small monthly fee these companies
will provide you with space on their hosting servers and
take care of all of the intricacies ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 11th, 2015
Protecting intellectual property rights should be a critical step for any business. With an online business, protecting a domain name is all the more critical.
Nothing is more aggravating than having someone infringe upon your domain name. The question for many sites, then, is how to go about protecting the domain. Filing for a trademark is one of the more popular and effective methods, but it is important to understand there are some issues that can come up.
First and foremost, a domain name ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 5th, 2015
International Water-Guard Industries Inc (IWG) affirmed its new focus as an all-aerospace company by launching a corporate identity based on an immediately memorable aero-domain: water.aero.
"A re-branding program like this is a major project, and one which we undertook for very specific reasons," said IWG President and CEO David Fox. "Chief among them was the fact that IWG had been through a dramatic renewal process. We are now solely focused on the aerospace market, we have continued to ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on March 4th, 2015
A domain name is your address on the web, which can make it vitally important. So, what do you do when someone tries to move onto your yard?
If you work on the web at all, you know that domain names can be very similar. This raises the question of when one domain crosses the line and infringes on another. The issue is often brought up with larger commercial sites when others register similar domains.
A claim for domain name infringement is governed by the Uniform Domain Name Dispute ...Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on February 27th, 2015
Posted on February 25th, 2015
In the fast paced world of the internet, it can be easy to use certain functions without knowing what they really are. This is particularly true for the suffixes on domains, so let's take a closer look.
The obvious place to start is with the most common suffix which is "COM". It is operated by Verisign. It is a catchall suffix that can be used for just about any site on the web. The NET and INFO suffixes fall under the same guidelines.
The AERO suffix is one few are familiar with. As the ...Read the rest of this entry »