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Buying, Selling Or Trading Domain Names, How To Protect Your Intellectual Property Rights, DNS and the Domain Name System, Discussion of TLDs (Top Level Domains), Choosing Or Selecting Your Next Domain Name, How To Manage Your Domains, Dealing With Domain Registrars and anything else having to do with domain names.
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Knowing The Potentialities and Prospects Of Your Expired Domain

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 John Bj Khu (March 14, 2008)  There is a feeling of skepticism and remorse for expired domain names and this is true when you consider the low probability of selling it for a decent price. However, the fact remains that some of the good expired domain names do possess very good value, while a number of others can bring you unexpected riches and dividends as well! Here are a few guidelines and suggestions that can .. (Domain Names)

Internet Marketing - Choosing the Right Domain Name

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 Nathalie Fiset (February 28, 2008)  There is no doubt that you are already a lot aware of the workings of internet marketing especially that a lot of people see it as an ultimate business that really produces much money. Many individuals have attested that it is where they got themselves filthy rich. The internet marketing these days cater to an innumerable variety of niches. Once there is a need to look up on a certain .. (Domain Names)

Is Domain Name Speculation Big Business?

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 Happy Riches (February 27, 2008)  A friend of mine received an email telling him that his domain name was up for renewal from a different company to where it was registered and this alarmed him. Actually, it was nothing to worry about because the hosting company had merely changed ownership. Depending on who you believe, there is a supposedly roaring trade in domain names. I know some of the names that I see for sale, .. (Domain Names)

Online Reverse DNS (Domain Name System) Lookup

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 Martin Verite (February 27, 2008)  The Domain Name System (DNS) connects many kinds of information with domain names. This allows it to act as a kind of directory for the internet, converting the URL's that we see for websites every day, such as www.example.org, into IP addresses such as 208.77.188.166, that are required for the proper function of networking. The DNS also holds additional data, for example the registry .. (Domain Names)

What are Four Letter Domain Names?

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 Michael Zielinski (February 22, 2008)  Four letter domain names are quite simply domains containing only four characters with each of these characters being a letter. Very recently, all four letter domain names in the popular dot com extension have been registered. This leads to some interesting observations and opportunities. Not too long ago, a small pool of four letter dot com domain names were available for .. (Domain Names)

All About Expired Domain Name Evaluations

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 John Bj Khu (February 22, 2008)  More often, a nagging doubt may trouble and pester you regarding the real worth of an expired domain name. Many people who deal and get active with it usually ask a single question. How much is it worth? Most of the forums and bulletin board that deal with them usually devote section just debate and discuss on this particular aspect. Sadly speaking, the most common answer that one finds . (Domain Names)

Top "Idea Hangouts" For Generating Hypnotic Domain Names

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 Fabian Tan (February 19, 2008)  It can be difficult to find the perfect domain name for your website. Millions of domain names have been registered, and the well is starting to run dry, but that does not mean you cannot snatch a hypnotic domain name for yourself. There are still some good options for any niche you can think of, as long as you use some of that imagination of yours. If you are in need of ideas to .. (Domain Names)

Why Park Domain Names? Discover The Benefits

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 Peter C Johnson (February 16, 2008)  Why should you park a domain name? It's a question I get asked from many internet marketers, and it has a simple answer. Parking domains allows the owner to instantly profit from the domain name upon purchase. There are various scenarios where it would be beneficial to park a domain a name permanently as well as temporarily - specifically with the recent developments of paid domain .. (Domain Names)

Why Free Domain Parking Services Are Costly

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 Peter C Johnson (February 16, 2008)  Free domain parking services are essentially services which will host your parked domains for no charge. Initially this can seem like a very inviting idea. They say they will generate all the advertisements and forward you the revenue generated from clicks. More often than not such free services will not allude to the actual percentage of revenue you will get back from the parked .. (Domain Names)

What Are Top-Level Domain Names?

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 Bill Pratt (February 11, 2008)  Top-level domain names or TLDs are the suffixes of Internet domain names. They consist of the letters, which are after the last dot of a name. For instance, with the domain name www.EzineArticles.com, the TLD is “com". Basically, top-level domains are of three types. The first are the country code top-level domain names or ccTLDs. These are used by dependent territories or .. (Domain Names)

The Basics of Choosing Domain Names

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 Bill Pratt (February 05, 2008)  What exactly are domain names? As you set up your website, it would be essential to come up with your own domain name that would bring your business success. Domain names are basically names that website owners choose for their websites. These names should be unique and relevant to whatever your company is offering or presenting. The domain name is made up of the name or address of .. (Domain Names)

What Is A Domain Name?

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 Kenny Tan (February 04, 2008)  A domain is a website name that identifies raw IP addresses on the internet to provide each website owner to allow their visitors and customers reaching them by typing a name on the web. Typically domain names are in use to identify Web pages. When you register a domain name from a domain name registrar, then the domain name diligence is fully governed and managed by ICANN, an ICANN .. (Domain Names)

Domain Names - To Hyphenate or Not To Hyphenate

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 Bill Pratt (February 02, 2008)  Picking out a great domain name is critical in the setting up of your online business. Domain names could be made up of the letters A through Z, the numerals 0 through 9 and hyphens. But there is a debate on whether or not to use hyphens, particularly if your domain name is made up of two or more words. For instance, you have set up a business selling patio furniture. However, you .. (Domain Names)

Timing Your Domain Name Registration Right

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 Bill Pratt (February 02, 2008)  The registration of your chosen domain name is extremely important in the steps to build your online home business. A domain name would serve as your business identity and would be essential as you set up your business website. Knowing when to register your domain name for business is something that not everyone are able to ascertain. Most people just pick a domain name at the time .. (Domain Names)

What Not To Do As You Choose a Domain Name

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 Bill Pratt (February 02, 2008)  Picking a domain name that would be most suitable to the business you are conducting could well be the most essential step as you build your online business. Unfortunately, a lot of people are unable to do it properly. Most new online entrepreneurs commit some simple mistakes that end up costing them so much more. Here are some of things that you would need to avoid as you choose a .. (Domain Names)

Acquiring Expired Domain Names

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 Bill Pratt (February 02, 2008)  The U. S. economy decline has greatly affected the industry where online businesses run as well. The decline has caused a lot of websites to shut down and stop operating altogether, leading to a big number of expired domains, or those domains that were no longer renewed by their owners. These domains could be bought by new owners who are looking to use them and benefit from them. There . (Domain Names)

Expired Domains To Give You More Business

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 Bill Pratt (February 02, 2008)  As you go online, you would be coming across literally millions upon millions of domain names and websites. Different kinds of users go online for different reasons. And if you are a new entrepreneur looking for ways on how to earn online, you may want to look into expired domains. Today, more and more individuals and companies are discovering the profitability of expired domain names. . (Domain Names)

Making Use of Expired Domain Names For Your Advantage

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 Bill Pratt (February 02, 2008)  A lot of people today are realizing just how much income expired domain names could generate. Thee have already been a lot of registered domain names online and a significant percentage of those domains have expired and are available to other individuals and companies who are looking into making them their own and earn more income. These domain names have expired because their previous . (Domain Names)

Ways To Profit With Domain Names

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 Aakash Shah (January 31, 2008)  Domain Name is something that acts as an online identity of an individual or any business. It is only through domain names you are identified by online users. As it is an online identity, it is to be rich in keywords and also unique and catchy. This is in order to strengthen the identity. Domain name is the key to success for any kind of online business. This actually is the first and .. (Domain Names)

Want a Fantastic Website? Part 1

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 Daniel F O'connor (January 30, 2008)  Before everything, before the amazing text, the incredible design, whatever scripts you've got doing, ah, scripty things, there's one thing you need to decide. What's your domain name? Your domain name is another way of saying “your website address". So the domain name of a famous online bookseller, for example, is “amazon.com". There are many weapons at your disposal when . (Domain Names)

Choosing A Domain Name To Attract Targeted Customers

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 Theo McLanahan (January 25, 2008)  One of the fastest ways of getting attention for your business in today's world is to have a good online presence. And the first step to getting your business online is a good domain name. Unfortunately, many people overlook this important step. Let's look at a few tips for getting a domain that will attract the right customers to your site. 1. Choose A Name That Describes Your .. (Domain Names)

Real Estate Website Hosting - Own Your Own Domain!

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 Ronald Robson (January 25, 2008)  So where do you start in the quest to establish your own independent real-estate website? The First Step - Register Your Unique Real estate Domain Name. A domain name is your own unique address on the world wide web - just like your telephone number or email address. Domain names ends with .com or .net etc. Its always preferable to have a domain name with a .com extension, because that . (Domain Names)

Methods To Register Expired Domain And Become Its Legal Owner

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 John Bj Khu (January 24, 2008)  Once you find out a good expired domain name after searching through a big catalogue of expired domains, the next obvious step is to register the domain as per the existing rules and regulations stipulated by registering authorities. Following are few steps that registrars suggest that you follow to register them: People who wish to register expired domain should know all the legal and .. (Domain Names)

What You Need To Know in Domain Name Registration

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 Bill Pratt (January 23, 2008)  The registration of the domain name that you have chosen to represent your website is an essential component in achieving a high search engine ranking. And you would need to keep some things in mind through the registration process. First, you would have to think of a domain name that would be best for you and your organization or business. You could think of a catchy and relevant two .. (Domain Names)

Everybody Wins With Expired Domains

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 Bill Pratt (January 23, 2008)  To have a better understanding of how expired domains could be significant for you and your business, you would first need to know what the difference between a website and a domain name is. It would be good to compare a domain name to a telephone number and a website to the office of a business. The telephone number would be what customers and clients use to reach the business or the .. (Domain Names)

Expired Domains and Their Backlinks

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 Bill Pratt (January 23, 2008)  How can one take advantage of the hard work and effort that another person has done? The answer is easy: expired domain names. Generally, expired domain names happen when a domain name is registered; and then the owner builds a website for it; and then the website is extensively promoted, which leads to a lot of visitors; and then the owner of the domain fails to renew its registration, . (Domain Names)

No-Cost Domain Names

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 Bill Pratt (January 23, 2008)  A lot of people look for domain names, which cost nothing. Unfortunately, however, there is no such thing as free domains, as there ultimately is a catch somewhere. If you would be getting the services of a web hosting service provider that offers a free domain name as well, then it is certain that your web pages would contain a lot of advertising, which you would have no control over .. (Domain Names)

Using Expired Domains to Turn Regular Visitors to Paying Customers

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 Bill Pratt (January 21, 2008)  Basically, building a website has three steps involved. First is to choose a domain name to use for your website. After which, you would need to build and design the website itself and then finally, promote your website so that it would generate the most number of visitors. These three steps just get more difficult as you go through them. The process of selecting a domain is fairly .. (Domain Names)

Domain Names Overview

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 Bill Pratt (January 21, 2008)  Host names are basically the most common domain types. They are able to provide a lot more names that are easy to remember that could stand in for the confusing numeric IP addresses. They allow all Internet users to easily go to another location in the Internet that also has a different IP address. Through the use of special alphabetical addresses rather that numeric ones, these domain . (Domain Names)

Value Of A Domain Name!

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 Ross Conte (January 11, 2008)  So you just registered 20 names and don't know what to do with them. Then you ask people at your favorite forum what they think about the names you just registed. Come to find out they are worth nothing. At this point you are thinking they don't know what they are talking about. This guide will point out why some domains are worth nothing and why some are worth millions. This guide will . (Domain Names)

Website Blunders - Non-memorable Domain Names

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 Linda Goldsborough (January 08, 2008)  Using a lengthy or nondescript domain name for your website can have devastating results. Users will return to sites that they can remember easily. A site that has a long or non-memorable name will easily be lost in a users memory. Even visitors that have been to the site before may have a hard time returning if they can't remember the name of the site. The time to choose a good name .. (Domain Names)

Website Blunders - Lengthy or Non-Memorable Domain Name

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 Linda Goldsborough (January 08, 2008)  One thing that can put off potential customers before they even visit your site is the use of long or hard to remember domain names. A domain name that is long will be hard to remember and many people won't bother to write it down. If the name is too ordinary or bland it will be hard to remember as well. Many people don't write down web addresses but instead rely on their memory. If .. (Domain Names)

Sell Your Domain Name For Profit Or Should You?

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 Sean Stafford (January 07, 2008)  These days as a professional domainer I do very little selling. I don't like to, nor do I need to. I have come to the conclusion that the longer I hold something the more it is going to be worth. Just look at three-letter .com's, .net's, .org's, . us's, and .biz's. There are zero left “out in the wild" to be registered. (Three letter domains I am talking about here, not .. (Domain Names)

What Is A WS Domain Extension?

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 Daniel Cassidy (January 01, 2008)  The story of the . ws domain extension begins with Michael Reed and Alan Ezeir the CEO's and founders of GDI or Global Domains International which is the company responsible for registering the . ws extension. Michael and Alan were looking for an alternative that businesses could use as an alternative to the widely popular .com extension that exploded throughout the 1990's. Both .. (Domain Names)

5 Important Points To Note When Choosing And Purchasing A Domain Name

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 Tim Ng (December 31, 2007)  Choosing an effective domain name is a crucial first step to setting up an affiliate business. To be taken seriously, you need to purchase a domain name of your own. It is also an important factor when it comes to branding yourself and your online presence that your affiliate business creates. Therefore, it is important that you take note of the 5 important points listed below when you .. (Domain Names)

Domain Extensions Explained

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 John Motson (December 28, 2007)  A domain extension or TLD ( Top Level Domain ), is defined by the letters that follow the last dot of the domain name. Domains vary in value based on their extension or TLD. A domain with a .com TLD is usually more valuable then a domain with a .net extension. In certain cases a domain with a ccTLD can be extremely valuable ( mainly where the need for that domain name is centralized ). . (Domain Names)

Targeted Expired Domain Traffic As A Powerful Tool To Success

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 John Bj Khu (December 21, 2007)  On an average, more than 20,000 domains get expired everyday and this figure is slowly increasing day by day as more numbers are starting to expire almost on a regular basis. The market is also becoming a lucrative proposition to people who wish to set up a lucrative online business. Apart from selling expired domain names you can also use the traffic, either to sell it or use it to .. (Domain Names)

Affiliate Domain Name Reselling

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 Sveinung Skoglund (August 21, 2007)  If it seems that there are almost an endless amount of opportunities to be had in making money on the Internet, you would not be very far off in thinking so. Web hosting has traditionally been one of the very first areas that aspiring entrepreneurs explore in this regard. This is quite understandable given the fact that web hosting is the very foundation upon which most of the Internet .. (Domain Names)

Sell Domain Names by Yourself

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 Zach Bastick (August 12, 2007)  Have a good domain? Now a days, many people have domain names that are worth thousands of dollars, and gain thousands more every year. But when it comes to actually selling domains, brokerages take up a big part of the market. What does this mean? It means that many brokers will offer to sell domains to you in exchange for commission on the sale. But the best way to stay on top of the .. (Domain Names)

Creating A Domain Name for Easy Profit

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 Anthony Chambers (August 07, 2007)  Creating a domain name without knowledge can cost you money. Don't believe me? Listen to this. If I cannot find your domain name or even remember it after you told me about it, I cannot do business through your site. There are so many websites on the Internet that you will be lost in cyberspace even before you can get off the ground! Registering a catchy, well researched, and .. (Domain Names)

Choosing A Domain Name The Smart Way

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 Michael Kryzer (August 06, 2007)  When you are setting up an online business you should take great care over choosing a good domain name. This article looks at how to choose a domain name the smart way. Top Level Domain It is best if you use .com as your top-level domain. Generally .net and .org domains are not seen as being as professional as .com domains. Keyword Optimized – It is good if your domain name contains . (Domain Names)

Out of Control WWW Domains

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 Jim Degerstrom (July 28, 2007)  People take advantage of small business owners who leap into the online world without the knowledge to make proper choices. Registration of a www domain gives you a license for a set period of time, and must be renewed to retain control, so you do not own it. Don't wait to be asked the next question “Do you control your website domain?" because twice in 2007 I designed custom .. (Domain Names)

How to Choose the Best Domain Name For Your Business

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 Mike Dillard (July 24, 2007)  Choosing your own domain name is very important and can be critical to your success as a network marketer. Take your time and choose the right one. Why is it important for you to choose a domain name you are happy with? You need to realize that once you start your business and/or have a lot of customers you will not be able to change your domain name. If you do you will lose all of the . (Domain Names)

How to Choose a Domain Name Part II

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 Mark Fortimer (July 23, 2007)  The important factor is that your domain name relates to your niche, or subject of your website. It is also important to understand how search engines look at keywords. Spaces are important, as we just found with light houses. So are singular and plural forms. Most distinguish between the singular and plural, and if you want proof try both in any search engine. If the result lists are .. (Domain Names)

How to Choose a Domain Name Part I

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 Mark Fortimer (July 23, 2007)  The vast majority of people starting out in internet marketing do not know how to choose a domain name. They will have a product or niche in mind, but will choose some domain name that has little apparent connection with it. The domain name you choose is more important than most realize which is why you should think carefully before choosing one, and you should perhaps even leave it as . (Domain Names)

How to Sell Domains at Sedo

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 Zach Bastick (July 22, 2007)  For those that sell domains through brokers, it can be very difficult. One of the best domain brokers out there to sell domains with is Sedo. Loads of domainers go for domain brokers to sell their domains, and there's a reason why: they are reliable, secure, and have high exposure. That is, they have all the ingredients that you need to add to your domain sales mix. How do you sell .. (Domain Names)

Choosing Domain Names – Hyphens or Not?

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 Daniel Moro (July 15, 2007)  Choosing a good domain name is one of most important steps in setting up your online business, but it’s getting harder and harder to find good names that are still available. You could use a domain name with hyphens, but is that really a good idea? Let’s quickly review what makes a good domain name. A domain name needs to be relevant, easy to remember, keyword optimized, and . (Domain Names)

How To Choose A Domain Name

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 Daniel Moro (July 14, 2007)  Choosing a good domain name is one of most important steps in setting up your online business. And with more web sites being launched every day, it is certainly not getting any easier to find good domain names that are still available. So what exactly makes a good domain name? Easy to Remember – Your domain name should be memorable and easy for visitors to recall and type into their .. (Domain Names)

Internet Business Ideas - You Need Your Own Domain Name To Survive Online

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 Cynthia Minnaar (June 21, 2007)  There are so many reasons why having your own domain name will make the world of difference for your online home business success, so let’s have a look at some of them now. By having your own domain name means you have total freedom as well as complete control over your online home business. Nobody can dictate to you what you can put on your site and you do not have to answer to .. (Domain Names)

Targeted Domain Names

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 Mark Fortimer (June 20, 2007)  Targeted domain names could imply surpluses. Domain names often lead to greater revenues. Buy and sell domain names- Domain names can be bought and sold. The profit or surplus is the excess of buying price over selling price. Buying domain names at a lower price and then selling them at higher prices can reap incredible profits. Use Affiliate Programs – Affiliate marketing can be a .. (Domain Names)




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