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Learn About Domain Names

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

Domain name registration is the first step in getting your business online. Once your domain name puts your business "on the map," you can build a Web site to start attracting the customers you need. Learn how to register your domain name, your address on the Web.

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Finding the Right Domain Name

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

You're ready to establish a new Web presence and you know the first step is to find a domain name. You probably want more than just a domain name you can live with – you want a domain name that means something to your business and to your customers. You want a domain name that is distinct from your competitors, but easy to find!

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6 Steps to Registering a Successful Domain Name

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

Domain names are Web addresses that tell visitors where to find your online business. Yet did you know that domain names are also one of the most powerful tools used to build successful online businesses?

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Before You Buy: Check Expired Domain Names for Problems

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

The potential advantages of pre-owned Web addresses make it easy to think of expired domain names not just "as good as new" – but as something even better. Yet while it's true that some expired domain names can help you get a jump start to online success, you'll need to do your homework to avoid choosing the used Web addresses that can cause trouble for your online business.

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Choosing the Right WHOIS Database Listing

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

Network Solutions® believes that its customers should ultimately decide how their contact information will be listed in the WHOIS database. When you're ready to register a domain name, consider your options before your personal information becomes available to the public.

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5 Reasons You Need Private Domain Registration

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

In the same way that you might protect your privacy by keeping your number out of telephone listings, you can choose private domain registration to keep your contact information out of the hands of strangers.

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How to Safeguard Your Domain Name Registration

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

If you're like the majority of Network Solutions® customers, you have registered a domain name: your business name, your family name, or something equally important. Now that you've registered the name, the last thing you want is to lose the domain name registration to someone else. You may be surprised to learn it happens virtually every day, to individuals and businesses alike. Fortunately, you can take a few simple steps to help keep your domain name registration up-to-date and under your control. But first, it's helpful to understand how a registrant can lose a domain name registration. There are two primary methods: domain registration hijacking and f

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Do You Need a Trademark For Your Domain Name?

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

Registering a domain name for your online business is an essential step towards getting online. Your web address will become your online identity -- the word or phrase that people will use to find you on the Internet whether using a search engine or typing directly into their browser. For some online businesses, trademarking a domain name is either unnecessary or impossible. However, others acquire a trademark to provide them with the legal recourse they’ll need should infringements against their domain occur.

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Learn About .tel

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

What does your domain name tell people about your online business? When you register the new .TEL top level domain name extension, it includes a business card Web site that makes telling people where and how they can reach you as simple as a single click.

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Are .FM Domain Names as Good as they Sound?

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

When you register a memorable or brandable domain name for your online business, it can help you establish your online identity and bring the kind of quality traffic that your business needs to succeed. You'll need to consider several components of effective domain names before you choose, including availability, relevance and sound.

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