Are you considering doing business online? If you’re affirmative about that then, you need a home for your site on the Internet first, for that you’ll have to register a domain name.
A domain name provides your website an Internet address. Under the Domain Name System DNS,
domain names are framed of the four elements – a server prefix, a domain name, a domain suffix
or extension, and a country code (optional). For instance, www.jasssony.com is an example of
a domain name where ‘www’ is the server prefix, ‘jasssony’ is the domain name and ‘com’
is the domain suffix.
‘Dot-com’ is an example of a top level domain extension. There are generic top level domains,
gTLDs, and country code top level domains, ccTLDs. Register a domain name of your own.
Many ‘Internet Service Providers’, ISPs and Web Hosts also offer free or bargain-rate domain
services that essentially make a domain name an extension of theirs. For example,
if the ISP is a fictional like ‘youneedweserve’, then the resulting domain name could be
www.youneedweserve/jass/index.html. While registering your own domain name, make sure that
the extension name should look like a professional one. With an extension domain name,
you always have to change the ISP or web host.
Many people do not realize it, but it is a fact that the names on the Internet really matter.
Choose a domain name that identifies the business and it should also be easy to remember;
so many people type the names or partial names into search engines for finding the site that
they are seeking for. Most of the best or obvious domain names are already registered by the people.
You should also consider the facts when you are choosing a domain name for the online business and
how to register a domain name.
Registering a generic top level domain name or a country code top level domain,
the things mostly depend on the market for the product or service. For example,
if you are selling your product or services to USA, you can use the country code top level domain,
dot-us domain. If you are marketing the products or services globally,
you can choose to register the online business as a dot-com or a dot-biz.