domain names

Written on 13 October, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

What’s the difference between .com and .com.au domains? 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 search... Read more
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Written on 30 September, 2013 by Verity Meagher

Is domain name redirection hurting your SEO values? 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
Categories: Domains, Search Engine Optimisation | Tags: domain names, search engine optimisation, seo

Written on 29 August, 2013 by Verity Meagher

How premium domains can help increase traffic 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 names If your company has thousands of dollars to spend on advertising in order to create a widely recognisable brand, this may be enough to garner... Read more
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Written on 05 July, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

Precautions to take when choosing a domain name 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 name Unfortunately, choosing a domain name can be fraught... Read more
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Written on 28 June, 2013 by Kim Lowton

If the domain you want is registered…. Backorder it! 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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Written on 24 June, 2013 by Verity Meagher

What is the domain aftermarket? Business owners spend hours, days and weeks researching their physical and virtual “business property” but, in general, don’t place the same value on arguably their most important virtual asset – their domain name. Regardless of whether you are an established business or you are just starting out, a premium domain... Read more
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Written on 02 April, 2013 by Karen Lim-Sam

Dealing with domain name transfers In the online world, your domain name works as a signpost for your most precious piece of real estate and can determine the ways your customers connect with and perceive your brand. So how do you transfer your domain name without impacting your ability to maintain a brand presence that... Read more
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Written on 16 October, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Internet Governance Forum in review Held at the Hotel Realm, Canberra over the 11th and 12th of October, the Internet Governance Forum represented a significant milestone for the Australian internet industry. The event brought together online business owners, government bodies and major players such as Google, Facebook and AusRegistry in an effort to foster collaboration... Read more
Categories: Domains | Tags: domain names, government

Written on 18 September, 2012 by Uyen Vu

The growth cycle Whether you’re just dipping your toe into the world of online business or you run a thriving enterprise on the cusp of global expansion, you will need to take different measures to optimise your success and pave the way for growth. Understanding the specific requirements of each stage of the... Read more
Categories: Marketing, Small Business | Tags: domain names, online marketing, small business, web hosting

Written on 31 August, 2012 by Verity Meagher

Anycast, dawn of a new era Chances are you probably have not heard of BGP Anycast. What is it you ask? Anycast is a routing and addressing policy to achieve the most efficient path between a single source and several geographically dispersed targets. Anycast allows multiple, identical, global DNS servers using the same IP address with handling... Read more
Categories: Web Hosting | Tags: dns, domain names