Everyone is getting a domain name. Should I get one?

There are two kinds of people in this world; those with needs/wants and those who satiate these needs/wants.
You have probably heard that ‘The world is a global village’ a couple of times. The truth is the world is no longer a global village. It is now a global marketplace, where needs or wants are regularly satisfied from the comfort of your home or office. You think distance is a barrier? Distance is no longer a barrier because of the internet. This is why most businesses are now online. To put your business on the internet you first need a domain name.Let us first deal with the basics in order to get online.

What Is A Domain Name?

A domain name is your first step in connecting with the world. It represents you and your business. Like your name and  house address, it identifies you/your business and makes it easy for people to locate your website online. Find tips on how to choose the perfect domain name/domain extension here.

Why do I need a domain name?

It serves as a means of identification on the web. It is an address on the web gives you or your business some sort of credibility and a professional outlook, therefore granting your business a competitive advantage against your competitors by exposing you or your business to potential clients everywhere not just those you can grasp physically.

When do I need a domain name?

You may have a brilliant idea, products to market online or services to render to corporate bodies/individuals, but you  may not be prepared to design your website. It is advisable to secure your domain, even when you are not ready to design your website. In this way, your domain name is somewhat copyrighted as no one can get that exact domain name. However, understand that someone else can register your domain if your domain expires before you renew.

How to get a domain name?

Now that you know why you should get a domain,click here to check if the perfect domain extension for your business is available. Don’t know how to go about the registration process? Follow the steps here.

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