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Looking Good is Easy: Using Your New Domain Names Part 3


This is Part 3 in a series. | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 4

You can turn your domain name into an email address.

You use your email address every day—probably even more often than your website. It’s the single-most visible part of your online presence. When you make first contact with a potential customer, client, or employer, it’s not your website they’ll see first. It’s your email address.

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You Can Build a Website: Using Your New Domain Names Part 4


This is Part 4 in a series. | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

So far, we’ve covered URL forwarding and email addresses. Those are two ways to start using your domain that require very little time and technical know-how.

You’re probably thinking that getting a website is a whole different animal—that you need to know all the ins and outs of HTML, CSS, DNS, and a bunch of other acronyms that you simply don’t have the time to figure out.

But getting a website is actually pretty easy. Seriously. There are a ton of options for creating a great-looking website without any coding skills, like WordPress, the Name.com website builder, Squarespace, Medium, and Wix.

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How to get noticed by employers when graduating


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Graduating from college is a pretty exciting time, but things can get pretty daunting when you realize you’re about to step foot into the real world. You’re going to be hunting down a job at the same time as thousands of other new graduates, which means there will be intense competition for great jobs around April, May, and June. To rise to the top of the resume pile, you should be doing things that make you stand out in the crowd. We have the perfect simple idea to help you get noticed, and get hired.

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$0.99 .COM/.NET Domains!!!


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They are as rare as a triple rainbow. They are as coveted as having Chuck Norris as your best friend. They are $0.99 .COM/.NET domain names, and they are coming to Name.com. Let’s do this in the kind of large font that screams urgency and excitement:

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Discounted Domains are Back for Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour


Five-dollar domains will dominate our two-hour Bottoms Rupp Happy Hour. Today it’s promo code COMMERCE! for discounted domains to help you sell online. Fresh new domain names with ridiculous availability like .MARKET, . FORSALE and .AUCTION for only 5 bucks. And, for the over 100 million German speakers of the world, .HAUS and .KAUFEN are also only 5 DOLLARS during the two hours of Bottoms Rupp.

Go ahead and get a head start by finding the 5-dollar domain you’d like. Simply click below and let the addictive process of discount domain shopping begin:

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The deals will begin at 3pm MST and end two hours later at 5. Simply use promo code COMMERCE! and you’ll save up to 30 (well, $29.99) bucks a domain name. That’s crazy...

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Be more awesome online with our forwarding tools


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If you’re looking for the best tools to be more awesome online, then look no further! We’ve streamlined our forwarding tools to help bring your domain names to life right away. The tools are FREE, and they make it so that you can easily connect your domain to any online presence that you already have. This means that, for example, if you had the domain alex.social, you could work some forwarding magic to make your domain automagically forward to your LinkedIn profile (see this example in action here: alex.social).

What are these tools?

URL Forwarding: this is exactly what we showed in our example above. You can take your domain and make it forward to any destination online. If you have a popular YouTube channel, existing website with a long URL, popular Twitter account, etc...

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Domain Names are Better Than Tacos: Impetus for the Domain Awareness Tour


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We’re traveling the globe and sharing the greatness of domain names. Why? Because domains are amazing. And listen, we’re not some bunch of narcissistic snots all loaded up on how great our stuff is. For years we didn’t share much at all. And then corporate came in and was like, “You guys do know how to make money, right?” and we realized that we were hogging all the goodness. Us and our geek friends were keeping close guard on our divine website magic.

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Squarespace made even easier


Squarespace makes it easy for anyone to build a website. Yet when it comes time to actually connect your Squarespace site to your domain name it can get pretty confusing—it’s like they’re asking you to calculate the surface area of a cube (brace yourself, more geometry jokes and puns are coming). All of the numbers and letters you are presented with can certainly be intimidating. We’ve come up with a solution: Name.com has created an easy DNS template that will help you add those needed records with a few clicks.

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We’ve got a new tool for helping you choose the right products for your website


Choosing the right products and services for your websites can be confusing. What’s WordPress? Do I need hosting? What if I don’t know how to code? How do I get my own email address?

These are pretty common questions for someone building a website for the first time, so we’ve taken a stab at simplifying the process. Creating a website for your business or an online portfolio for your job search is super important, and it shouldn’t be super hard. We’ve built a tool that will help you choose exactly what you need based on the type of website you have in mind.

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Bottoms Rupp: For two hours each week, we’re offering big savings


We’ve got a new weekly sale at Name.com, and it’s called Bottoms Rupp. Think of it as a weekly domain happy hour. Each Thursday from 3–5 p.m. MST, Name.com Account Manager John Rupp will drink beer and announce a limited-time promo code. The code is only good during that time frame, and will be different each week.

Here’s the Bottoms Rupp page—bookmark it and come back each Thursday (starting today!) to see what John Rupp has in store for you. We’ll also announce that it’s Bottoms Rupp time on Facebook and Twitter, and we’ll post a reminder on our home page.

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