Why You Must Register Your Domain Now
Let Your Identity Be Stolen)
The Internet has become as
global as the telephone. Soon people will only remember the main
name of your Internet address. The term Dot-Com has become the standard
for Internet companies (even if the web address is a .net, .org, etc.)
just as 1-800 numbers became the standard name for phone numbers (even
if it is actually a 1-888 number). The domain name you choose is
crucial for your business.
There are over 13.2 million
active websites and 56 million registered domains in use. Do you
have one? Here are three reasons why must register a domain now:
Premier dot-com's are worth
millions of dollars. Business.com recently sold for $7.5 million
and Bingo.com for $1,000,000. Those who purchased these domains recognized
the importance of a good name that can result in additional customers and
big profits for their companies. People have a hard enough
time remembering your company's name. Will they remember your website's
I know that it's hard to
believe that they are running out, but just take a moment and think of
a domain. Now go to register.com
and see if it's taken. That's what I did, and I was astonished by what
I found. Top-level domains are going fast. You must register
your name now before they are all gone.
2. More than One
is Even Better
You may already have a domain
name. If you do, consider registering another. Registering
multiple domains is a good way to increase your website's visibility.
Since domains can now contain up to 67 characters, you should register
phrases or names that are longer than your current one.
Point all of your domains
to the same URL, and you will see an increase in hits to your site.
There are additional benefits to registering multiple domains, including:
Search engines that recognize the words in your domain as keywords, and
people who will remember one domain over another.
Important: You must
register your dot-com as a .net and .org in order to fully capitalize on
the web. Don't let others use your identity. Take it before
3. Getting a Good
Name is a No-Brainer
I'm sure that you already
know that a good domain is: Easy to pronounce, hard to misspell,
short, easy to remember, and creative.