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Learn How Ahearn Realty Built A Website

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Owen Ahearn, President of Ahearn Realty Management Inc explains how his website has helped him grow his business.

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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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What Is Website Hosting?

Category: Online Basics, Finding A Web Hosting Package

Web hosting is a necessity for any website — it is the physical location of your website on the Internet, an online storage center that houses the information, images, video, and other content that comprises your website. Web hosting service providers maintain the server where the data associated with your website resides, and also manage the technology that makes your website connect to the Internet.

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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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Finding the Best Web Hosting Company for Your Business

Category: Online Basics, Finding A Web Hosting Package

As you search for the best Web hosting provider for your online business, you should keep in mind one crucial requirement: your Web hosting company should provide the same levels of service and commitment to quality that you provide to your own customers.

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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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What Kind of Web Hosting Services Do You Need?

Category: Online Basics, Finding A Web Hosting Package

Much like the websites they support, not all Web hosting servers are created equal. Yet it's not a matter of separating the "good" from the "bad," but rather determining the right Web hosting solution for you – whether it's shared website hosting, dedicated Web hosting or virtual private server (VPS) hosting. While all types of Web hosting servers will act as a storage center for your website's content, they differ in the amount of space, control, and reliability they offer.

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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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Getting Online

Category: Online Basics, Choosing A Domain Name

People are looking for your product or service online, but you're nowhere to be found. What do you do?

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