Category: Domains

Creating a New Website

If you are not very well versed with the internet, and you do not have a huge budget that you can use to employ a website designer, then you may want to look at another option. We have recently learned about a DIY eCommerce website builder that is available to anyone who wants to use it. The great thing about this feature is that it will cost you a fraction of what you would have to pay a website designer. And the good news is that the builder is so easy to use even an amateur website creator can get the job done.

The only things that you are going to need to do is choose a template, customize the template and then publish your site with various informative pages. If you are doing this on your own, we would suggest that you limit the sheer number of pages you are going to have on your site. Having a few very good and informative pages is better than having 20 pages that have very little sense or information to them. And this is especially good advice for local companies that just want to attract more customers through their website.

If you are set to create a new website, make sure you are properly customizing the template that you are choosing. It is not just about tweaking the color schemes, but you can also add your company’s name and logo, and other branding slogans, in the necessary spots. This will ensure that when someone comes on your site, they will not think that you just made one using a cheap template. They will know this is an updated and personalized website that was created with a lot of heart and effort. And you would be surprised by how much that can help you get new business.



Domain Name Registration

Are you concerned about domain names? If that is the case, you are going to want to check WHOIS so you can make sure that the domain name you want is not already taken. It is the best way to get the job done, especially if you are thinking about getting a new site setup. Another aspect to WHOIS that you are going to like very much is that you are able to not only see whether something is available, but whether it is expiring any time soon. For instance, you may notice some domains have no site on them – but they are taken.

With those domains, you may get lucky and find that the person who owns the domain no longer wants to pay the associated fees. It means that you can grab it up when it is expired. And thanks to WHOIS, you will know when the expiry date is occurring. So long as you are quick about when you check on its status after expiry, you should be able to get it before anyone else can manage the same thing. And you will have WHOIS to thank for keeping you updated on the status of that situation.

When it comes to domain names, you need to figure out what will make the most sense for your business. We find that a combination of a business name and the city or state where it is located is always a good idea. For instance www.[business-name][city].com will get the job done for you in a very good way. Sometimes adding the state is a good idea, if you have a business that services multiple locations in that state. What this does is ensure that when someone goes on Google, they will notice your domain name is the one they are seeking.