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Checklist before Purchasing Any Domain

Easy things are to be performed with utmost responsibility because there are chances to make mistakes. One such example is when you have to purchase a domain name. It might be easy for you to think that all you have to do is look for a reliable registration platform and pay the registration fees. Well, this is known as surface information on doing. But, when you are going to register the domain name at that point you have to be precise, unique, and SEO friendly. It is because your domain name is the only source where your business and customer requirement is based upon.

Did you know that there is more than 300 million domain available worldwide? So, this is just an example to make you understand the importance of domain names and their popularizing demand. These days so many cases of cybersquatting have come forwards and to maintain its security, it is important to keep a few pointers in mind. Trademark is one such factor to consider, and SEO ranking is another factor. To make you aware of these pointers, you can save your domain name from theft or hacking.

What you understand by the domain name   

A domain name is processed on an IP address. To make ease in searching over Google instead of typing long number series keeping the short and business-oriented name is much preferable. The domain names are handled by the registrars in different countries.

The domain name is comprised of three levels, such as:

?         First is top-level domain- in this, you are allowed to make a domain extension for example, .uk or .com

?         In the second level making a domain name without using the extension and directly working on domain registration is a must.

?         The last and third-level domain is comprised of ‘www.’ before the domain name.

The following pointers you must look upon

The extensions

You have to be particular about the extension because so that your website is visible to the customer. The geographical location of the website is very important because when a UK user searches for an e-commerce website it should contain. UK as an extension. To make your business go worldwide, then extensions like .com or .org suit the best.

Business idea

There is a vital correlation between the company’s idea and the domain name. It is always advisable to keep the name short and closest to the business idea. This is needed because the customer can retain the name in mind for the long run. It affects the SEO ranking; if you use the keyword in the name, then Google crawls the keyword and makes your website pop up on the first page.


Its price relevancy

The pricing of the domain name may vary, but you should always pick that adds value to your business, even if it comes for a price. It is always advisable to get your domain registration done with the best web hosting services. The package you select gives you to renew the domain tenure as per your wish.

Know your renewal time

If you are a single person owning a website, then it might be tough for you to handle the business and keep an eye on everything.

It may affect the SEO ranking of the website if you forget to renew the domain registration. All your hard work will go in vain if you do not handle the website domain particularly.

Therefore, domain registration and keeping the following pointers in mind will be helpful for you to handle the online business. Your creativity lies in how close you get the domain name as per the popularity of your business.


Author: Prakriti Kanojia

Prakriti Kanojia, an avid bibliophile who finds ultimate joy when writing about trending technology, geek stuff, and web development. Owing to her interest, she has been working as a “Content Specialist” at NextraOne. Being a Journalism graduate, she has a flair for technical writing but also likes to dabble in fiction and poetry. She is a voracious reader and loves to try new things.

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