CATEGORY: Websites

How to spot a domain renewal scam

Sad as it is to say, there are a lot of scams out there that revolve around domain names. One of the most common domain scams is phony renewal notices, usually communicated via phone, snail mail, or email. So when we recently received a phony domain renewal email to our marketing account, we figured it was the perfect opportunity to show you how to spot a domain registration scam and avoid falling victim to it.

5 domain blogs to add to your reading list

I write a lot of blog posts here at Name.com. After all, it’s my job. But I also read a lot of blog posts to learn what’s happening in the industry and to see what types of content people are most interested in learning more about. Although there are a lot of great tech and domain blogs out there, there are five that I always find myself coming back to. If you’re in the web industry, you should add all of these domain blogs to your reading list.

Why you shouldn’t use a free hosting plan

There are a ton of options out there when it comes to choosing a reliable hosting plan, but one of the most common mistakes that people make when starting their website is choosing free hosting over a higher quality paid service

“But it’s free!” you say. And while yes, choosing a free hosting plan seems like an obvious win, there’s a lot more at stake than a few bucks saved on web hosting. A free hosting plan is less ideal than a normal, paid plan for the following reasons.