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Domain Name Information!

"What's in a name? That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet" -Shakespeare (Romeo and Juliet)A rose perhaps but not your domain name!Welcome to the dotcom bubble! Here, any successful e-tailer should tell you that there's more to a name than just the name itself. This article serves precisely that purpose -against the backdrop of quality domain naming strategies and styles, auctions, speculators and court conflicts, to convince you why your online endeavor needs that perfect domain name.

What You Need to Know About Choosing A Domain Name

Aside from the nuts and bolts of where to register your domain name and purchasing a good economical hosting service, there are a few things to know about buying a good domain name, that only experience can teach. Here are a few tips to get you started on the right foot:1.

Understand the Domain Name System

Ever wonder why DNS systems came into existence? Efficiency. Every computer has a distinct IP address, and the Internet needed an elite method for obtaining these addresses and for managing the system as a whole.

1-800-Get-Rich Can Toll Free 800 Number Domains Pay Off?

The toll free number 1-800-Get-Rich belongs to the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. Perfect vanity number for a casino, right? Well apparently not.

Is Your Domain Costing You Traffic?

You visited a great website some time ago that had some fantastic information on it. It is not easily found in search engines results so you decide to type the domain name into your favorite browser.

Choosing A Domain Name

--About Domain Names--Choosing a domain name for your web site is a major step for any individual or organization. You need domain names that are sticky, short, meaningful, easy to remember and at the roll of your tongue!It is very easy to choose a domain name but difficult to find a good name, simply because of the fact that most of the good domain names are taken up by organisations.

Good Domain Names Make Your Dreams Memorable

"What was the name of that website? It was good. It has something to do with.

The Value of a Good Domain Name

Domain names to the internet are the as necessary as wheels on a car. All websites need a domain name; it is how your website is found on the internet by your potential customers.

How To Really Profit from Domain Names

Have you heard about domain names that sold for over a million dollars? Inspired by this, you imagine registering a great domain name, hanging onto it for a while, and then selling it off to become the next multi-millionaire. It could happen, but don`t count on it!First of all, many of the truly great domain names are already taken.

Warning: Your Domain Name Could Infringe On Trademark Rights!

If you have or are about to purchase a domain name, YOU could be in trouble and you don't even know it yet..

Public Domain - Internet Gold Mine

With the advent of the internet and the ease of which information can readily be downloaded and compiled you would think that more people would realize that the public domain is a source of wonderful wealth that can be tapped into for huge profits.I have spent the last 4 years "discovering" little known secrets of this information that is readily available to those who know where to look.

Got a Small Business? Choose the Right Domain Name

Choosing a domain name can be daunting. Research the subject (after all, you're the type of marketer who researches, right?) and you'll be hit with a landslide of opinions, most contradictory.

What is a Domain Name and Where to Register?

A domain name is an alias for an IP address. Now what is an IP address? An IP address is a numeric code that signifies where to look through the Internet for content.

Why to Register md-Domains?

What is .md?.

ICANN Registrar: za-Domains for Anybody

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There are Almost 30000 .Love Domain Names

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Inside the DNSpionage hacks that hijack domains at an unprecedented scale  Ars Technica

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Live domain name auction nets $2.3 million  Domain Name Wire

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Steady growth for domain names in 2018 | Hogan Lovells  JD Supra

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Dot eu domain names in a no deal Brexit - What's the plan?  Lexology

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11 end user domain names sales up to $51k  Domain Name Wire

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Target Using Logo "Emoji" for Domain Name

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Tucows sold $3.2 million of domains to GoDaddy (and more from earnings call)  Domain Name Wire

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EURid issues no-deal Brexit plan for .EU domain names  Lexology

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Radix Offers .store Domain Names For Retailers - Retail TouchPoints  Retail TouchPoints

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DNS server to be launched soon to protect users from malware  Economic Times

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Post-Brexit plan for .EU tweaked: No dot-EU web domains for Europeans in UK, no appeals, etc  The Register

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Reinvention is key for small tech companies  Financial Times

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Q&A with NameSilo CEO Kristaps Ronka  Domain Name Wire

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My Single Long Tail, Exact Match Domain Name Grab at NamesCon Global 2019

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India to have own DNS for safe browsing  The Hindu

'Move will also ensure domain name server availability to smaller providers'

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Brand Your Website With a .design Domain Name  Beautiful Pixels

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'Hey AOC, saw your wack tweet': Conservative business group escalates Times Square billboard feud with Ocasio-Cortez over Amazon HQ2 pullout  Business Insider

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Super Rugby launches new domain name  Sport24

SANZAAR and Super Rugby have adopted and launched as the domain for the official tournament website.

What is Dnsmasq? (Domain Name System (DNS) forwarder)  H2S Media

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20 Afilias Top Level Domains Now Licensed for Sale in China  PRNewswire

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Contrasting of Cardlytics Inc. (CDLX) and Tucows Inc. (NASDAQ:TCX)  The Hi New Ulm

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Apple car may be an electric van  ARY NEWS

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BB&T Securities LLC Has $558,000 Stake in Verisign, Inc. (VRSN)  Fairfield Current

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Naming Your Business: Are Domain Name Extensions Important?  Forbes

An exact-match .com domain name is more crucial to your company's success than you might think.

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Brits Could Be Locked Out Of Their .eu Domain Names After Brexit  Forbes

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Bud Light wins dispute against UK company registering 'budlight' domain name for light bulb site  Fox News

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Are Analysts Bearish iomart Group plc (LON:IOM) After Last Week? | Thorold News  Thorold News

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Alphabet's Jigsaw launches Intra, new domain name tool  Fast Company

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Why ".brands" Domains Make Sense  CircleID

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Whoa – oh no, Zoho: Domain name no-show deals CRM biz, 40m punters a crushing blow  The Register

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Attention all British .eu owners: Buy dotcom domains and prepare to sue, says UK govt  The Register

British citizens with a .eu domain should buy a dotcom replacement and lawyer up, the UK government has formally advised. In official guidance put out over the ...

That Domain You Forgot to Renew? Yeah, it's Now Stealing Credit Cards  Krebs on Security

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