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Domain Names & Domain Name Registration


Your domain name is the Your Domain Name establishes your online identity and is the digital address that people will use to connect to your website. Your domain tells the internet community who you are and how to find you on the Internet. The domain name will be one of the first things you will need to consider when starting a website.

A domain name that matches your brand name is ideal however the domain name must be available. Your domain name should match what you advertise because that is exactly how people will search for your website. Domain names can be of any length up to 67 characters however the shorter domain the easier it will be to remember and far less susceptible to typos. Algoma Web Design will find and secure a domain name that your customers will remember and descriptive of your business. In addition, because domain names are relatively inexpensive (about $20 per year) it is often advised to secure an extra domain with site keywords. Having keywords featured in your domain your site will more likely be listed higher in ranks.

The most popular ending for a domain name is .com, however you are not limited to a .com, although I would recommend it. Also available are .net, .info, .name, .biz, org., .bz, .cc, .tv, or .ws and many others. There are also country specific endings available too. Domain names can contain letters, numbers, and hyphens; spaces and other characters are not allowed. Domain names are not case-sensitive.

The best practice for domain names is to make it short, simple and to the point.

Algoma Web Design will help you every step of the way in choosing & securing your perfect domain name!