Good Domain Names Make Your Dreams Memorable

Written by Terry Nicholls

"What wasrepparttar name of that website? It was good. It has something to do with..."

Is your web site like many others?

Domain names always onrepparttar 108236 tip of a visitor's tongue, but not quite memorable enough?

Your choice of domain name needs to be easy to remember, as well as focused enough that your visitor will know right away what your site is about.

A Few Rules

Some rules do apply when deciding on a domain name:

  1. Domain names must be at least two characters long but no more than 63 characters, not countingrepparttar 108237 TLD.
  2. You can use any combination of letters, numbers, or hyphens, but you can't use a hyphen asrepparttar 108238 first or last character.
  3. Domain names are not case-sensitive, so isrepparttar 108239 same as

Choosing A Domain Name

Choosing good domain names is almost as important as choosing your actual business (see our Startup Ideas page).

There are many different schools of thought when it comes to picking good domain names.

Some say to choose a short, concise name.

Some like numbers inrepparttar 108240 name, some don't.

Hyphens and underscores -- as opposed to words all running together -- are another debated topic. It's mostly a matter of easier reading for your human visitors. Which do you find easier to read?

Domain Names Security : How safe is yours ?

Written by Teeyes Siva

The security of domain name registrations is an increasing concern for domain name registrants and registrars. However, there are steps you can take to increaserepparttar security of your domain name registrations. Domain Name Security is often neglected by most organisations. Infact a large number of hacking attempts do not really need to happen atrepparttar 108235 Web Server level. Most hackers can fairly disrupt your business by simply hijacking your Domain Name. Most Registrars assign paramount importance to Domain Security. Its important you chosoerepparttar 108236 RIGHT Registrar and who has implemented several security measures and safety locks to prevent your Domain Name from getting Hijacked or taken over.

There are basically TWO basic options offered by Registrars :

Password based Security All Domain Names have a password based security. All Domain Names belonging to a particular Customer can only be modified throughrepparttar 108237 right Username and Password combination of that customer.

Domain LOCK - this is a MUST have for all due torepparttar 108238 recently announced TRANSFER Policy by ICANN (Visit :

Several TLD Registries haverepparttar 108239 ability to create what is known as a Domain LOCK. Most Registrars offers this feature to Customers whereby you may place a LOCK on your Domain Name. Once a Domain Name is locked NO modifications can be made torepparttar 108240 Domain by ANYONE. The Domain Name may not even be transferred to another Registrar. The Domain will remain in a LOCKED status until you yourself choose to removerepparttar 108241 LOCK. This feature is by farrepparttar 108242 most powerful feature to ensure that noone can make any changes to your Domain Name without your express approval. Ok..what should you do now ?

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