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Written on 30 September, 2019 by Julia Hammond

From .com to .au: importance of domains for your business It was recently announced that auDA is postponing the launch of the new .au domain extension. With this in mind, we took the opportunity to explore the importance of domains and how holding more than one can benefit your business. When to expect the new .au auDA intends to extend... Read more
Categories: Domains, Small Business | Tags: .au domain name, domain name, domain names, domains, online business, online marketing, small business

Written on 16 July, 2019 by Julia Hammond

Are emojis the future of domains? We’ve all had that moment when we sign up for a new service only to find our preferred domain name is taken. Divineflorist1234.com just doesn’t have the same ring to it as Divineflorist.com. With so many domains already taken up, we’re seeking new ways to get the most out of... Read more
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names, emojis, small business
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
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names
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
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
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names

Written on 20 July, 2015 by Karen Lam

30 Years of .ORG Happy Birthday to .ORG! It was the year that U.S. President Ronald Reagan was sworn in for a second term in office, that Coca-Cola Co regrettably changed its formula and that Microsoft Corporation released the first version of Windows, but it was also the year of the very first .ORG... Read more
Categories: Domains, News | Tags: domain names, news

Written on 09 July, 2015 by Karen Lam

Domain trends you need to know about Remember the days when .com and .net were the only domains you needed to worry about? Today there’s a plethora of domain names on offer, including .io, .biz, .local, .tips and even .guru. As your business’s online presence becomes increasingly important, part of your branding – and what makes your... Read more
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names, online business

Written on 29 June, 2015 by Cameron Vanryn

ICANN propose privacy rule change ICANN, the regulatory body which oversees the registration of .com and .net domains, have asked for public comment after releasing a potential policy change for domain privacy services. The report proposes that domain names with associated commercial websites will no longer be able to utilise a privacy service to prevent... Read more
Categories: Domains, News | Tags: domain names, security