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Choosing a domain name

Written on 06 July, 2017 by Iona Yeung

Avoid these mistakes when you register for your .com.au domain What's in a name?  Many things. Your domain name is the foundation of your online identity, it's part of your brand. When choosing a domain name there are a few mistakes business owners often make to compromise their business' visibility. Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid when selecting a .com.au domain... Read more
Categories: Domains, Marketing
Domain

Written on 03 July, 2017 by Iona Yeung

3 Questions to ask when deciding between a .com and .com.au domain Length: 5 min read Your domain name is your business’s online identity, it helps your clients find your business. Just like a physical shop front, you’ll want your online ‘address’ to be memorable and easy to find. One of the questions that often come up is whether a business should... Read more
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sydney-melbourne-local-domains

Written on 13 June, 2017 by Iona Yeung

5 reasons to consider a .Sydney or .Melbourne domain name With over 3 million registered, .com.au website domains continue to be the go-to for businesses setting up a website*. It may be a popular option for Australian businesses but if you have a local business in Sydney or Melbourne, you may want to consider a .Sydney or .Melbourne domain instead.... Read more
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Does my domain name affect my SEO ranking?

Written on 22 August, 2016 by Karen Lam

Does my domain name affect my SEO ranking? Short answer: yes. Long answer: below. There's a lot of confusion for business owners when it comes to choosing a domain name for their business. They are aware of all the wonderful benefits of SEO, but are worried if they pick the wrong domain name there's no going back. In... Read more
Categories: Domains, Search Engine Optimisation
5 fatal errors when choosing a domain name

Written on 09 May, 2016 by Verity Meagher

5 fatal errors when choosing a domain name With the rapid growth of online marketing, your domain name should be considered the foundation of your business's online presence. It's the first thing customers look at when they land on your site, and the closer it is to the name you use on all your social media platforms and... Read more
Categories: Domains, Small Business | Tags: domain names, online business, online marketing, small business
How to pick an SEO-friendly (and marketable) domain

Written on 18 April, 2016 by Lisa Shannahan

How to pick an SEO-friendly (and marketable) domain 15 years ago, choosing a domain name was as simple as picking a name you liked and buying it. Today there are more than 1 billion websites and the pool of available domain names is ever dwindling. Then there's the issue of online marketing and the ability to choose a... Read more
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names, online marketing, seo
Happy 1st birthday, .sydney!

Written on 25 February, 2016 by Katharine Gray

Happy 1st birthday, .sydney! A year ago, the .sydney extension became available as a new variety of generic top-level domain (gTLD), giving businesses the opportunity to swap generic extensions such as .net and .com.au for more localised varieties. To celebrate this milestone, Netregistry is currently offering a 30% discount on .sydney domain names. †... Read more
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Domain registration vs web hosting: What’s the difference?

Written on 23 February, 2016 by James Baylis

Domain registration vs web hosting: What’s the difference? Two things are vital when setting up a website: a domain name and hosting. As they often come as a package deal, it can be difficult to tell the difference between the two, but they are quite separate things. What is domain registration? A domain name is the URL or... Read more
Categories: Domains, Web Hosting | Tags: domain names, online business, small business, web hosting
6 mistakes to avoid when registering a domain name

Written on 21 December, 2015 by Verity Meagher

6 mistakes to avoid when registering a domain name With more and more websites being registered every day, it's difficult to secure the perfect domain name. Trying to get around this problem can lead to creative solutions and unforeseen mistakes. Here are our top tips on how to avoid choosing the wrong domain. 1. Limiting your TLD options While... Read more
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain name, online business, online marketing
Vote YES to opening .au to direct registrations

Written on 03 September, 2015 by Cameron Van Ryn

Vote YES to opening .au to direct registrations .com.au & .net.au domains are probably very familiar to you. How about just .au domains? If you’ve never heard of those, that’s because to date .au has never been open to the public for registration, despite being the only country code domain name in the top 20 not to do so. However,... Read more
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