Domains

Peace of mind with domain auto renewal

Written on 20 December, 2013 by Georgia Leaker

Your domain name is a major part of your brand in the online world we now inhabit. It is your customer's first port of call when they want information about you or your products and is the first piece of information they seek to remember when they see or hear… Read more

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What is domain protection?

Written on 17 December, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

Each domain name is registered for a set amount of time, normally on a yearly basis with .au domains registered for a minimum 2 years, and it's up to the person who registered it to renew it to keep the website and associated e-mail accounts live. If that doesn't happen,… Read more

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Five tips for choosing a domain name

Written on 7 December, 2013 by Verity Meagher

While it's not impossible to change your domain name, it can be costly for your business as well as your clients. Getting your domain name right the first time can often be the difference between a good site and a great one. 1. Make it easy to rememberTo make your… Read more

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Protecting your brand online

Written on 22 October, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

Everyone wants the perfect dot-com web address, but often businesses don’t think any further than that. If you don’t register multiple domain extensions for your chosen domain, you may actually be harming your business and brand online. Domain hijackingUnscrupulous internet businesses, hackers and spammers often use common or popular domain… Read more

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What’s the difference between .com and .com.au domains?

Written on 13 October, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

If you’re launching a new site or looking at adding domains to an existing one, the choice between .com and the more focused .com.au isn’t always clear. To make it simple, here are the differences between a .com and a .com.au to show you the benefits of both. Local searchThe… Read more

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Is domain name redirection hurting your SEO values?

Written on 30 September, 2013 by Verity Meagher

Every now and then circumstances arise where you need to move a site or service to a new domain name – but you don’t want to burn the efforts you’ve put into SEO. There are good and bad ways to handle a domain switch, and if you follow these tips… Read more

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How premium domains can help increase traffic

Written on 29 August, 2013 by Verity Meagher

It makes good business sense to secure your brand or business’s online presence by registering your brand or business’s exact domain name. Premium domain namesIf your company has thousands of dollars to spend on advertising in order to create a widely recognisable brand, this may be enough to garner direct… Read more

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Eight rules for choosing a web host

Written on 21 August, 2013 by Verity Meagher

In today’s world of quick turnarounds and 24/7 shopping, your website is one of your most crucial interfaces with customers. When it’s not available, you risk losing money, business and your reputation. Web hosting providersPicking the right web host can go a long way towards mitigating that risk. Here are… Read more

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Precautions to take when choosing a domain name

Written on 5 July, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

If you’re an online business owner, you know that your domain name is your most precious piece of real estate. And like any big investment, it dictates that you cover all bases before you take the leap. Getting the right domain nameUnfortunately, choosing a domain name can be fraught with… Read more

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If the domain you want is registered…. Backorder it!

Written on 28 June, 2013 by Kim Lowton

Over the years we have noticed that when our customers search the Netregistry website to register a domain name that they want to use, they find that it is already registered to somebody else. Our Chief Operating Officer even wrote an eBook on this subject - Someone has registered ‘my’… Read more

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