Choosing Your Top Level Domain

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Once you have figured out a name for your ‘domain’ it can be really confusing trying to decide on what should go afterrepparttar “dot” (i.e. com, net, org, etc…) in your domain name. This part ofrepparttar 134439 domain name is referred to as a top-level domain (TLD) and knowingrepparttar 134440 difference between each top-level domain is important when choosing your domain name.

Below arerepparttar 134441 descriptions ofrepparttar 134442 best known top-level domains:

.com – This isrepparttar 134443 most popular TLD. It is used mainly for US commercial organizations. BUT, in its capacity, it representsrepparttar 134444 highest standing for any domain name. Anyone can have a ‘.com’, but it is more difficult to think up a unique name that hasn’t already been registered.

.net – This isrepparttar 134445 second most popular TLD. It generally describesrepparttar 134446 entity owningrepparttar 134447 domain name as a network and is used mainly by organizations that provide network connection services.

Getting the most out of your mail account

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Email isrepparttar lifeline of any online business, offering a cost effective method of communication overrepparttar 134438 Internet. If you have an online presence and/or business it is essential that you have your own mail server - a mail server is a site onrepparttar 134439 web where you can have your own personal mail box. With a mail server you can send and receive mail to just about anyone onrepparttar 134440 Internet. However there is a lot more to having a mail account then just sending and receiving mail, such as auto-responders, forwarders, aliases, mailing lists and catch all mailboxes.

Aliases Make sure that you can set up as many aliases as you like with your ISP. An alias is another name for an email address or a number of addresses. Many ISP allow you to have multiple aliases such as and

Auto-responders An auto-responder is an automatically generated email message that provides static information torepparttar 134441 recipient. For example, if an email is sent to one of your email addresses an email will be sent automatically torepparttar 134442 sender ofrepparttar 134443 email.

Forwarders Make sure you check with your ISP that you can set up forwarders. Forwarding is where different aliases can be forwarded to one or more email addresses. For example, if you haverepparttar 134444 email address, you can set up a forwarder so that all emails sent to are forwarded to your other email address

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