Why real estate and .FORSALE domains go hand in hand
If you’re a real estate agent, you know that staging is everything: A home that’s on the market should be clean and inviting. The best features should be highlighted and the price set at a competitive number.
So why should your online listing be any different?
Keep your Name.com account secure with free Two-Step Verification
Having the security of your online account compromised can be a headache and a half. As tempting as it may be the use the password “Password123” on every online account you have, taking measures to prevent a possible hacking attempt is well worth the time and effort. As part of our mission to create a stress-free customer experience for you, we offer a free way to further secure your Name.com account from hackers.
These 15 second videos will make your Name.com experience so much easier
As our customer, we want to make sure that your experience with us goes as smooth as possible. Roadblocks obviously can happen when you’re building an online presence, and when they do, we’re always happy to help you solve any problems that arise. But after years of helping our customers resolve their account and domain issues, we’ve noticed a few issues seem to pop up more frequently than others.
Rather than writing an essay-length explanation of each problem and how they can be resolved (which let’s be honest—would not be very enjoyable for you to read), we’ve come up with a simpler method: Short, 15-second videos that point out frequent mistakes that happen when creating a website or setting up your Name.com account.
How to switch to a New Domain without ruining your SEO
New Domains are being adopted at a rapid rate by startups, individuals, and Fortune 500 companies alike. If you’re considering switching your primary domain to one that uses a New Domain extension, you’ve probably done some research on the pros and cons of such a move.
New Domains are advantageous for companies that want to create a memorable online brand. In some cases, it can even improve your search engine rankings. But it can often be an intimidating task to take on—what if you mess up and end up losing traffic or hurting your SEO?
We’ve done some research and created a list of strategies for avoiding SEO pitfalls when upgrading to a New Domain. When done correctly, you can enjoy the benefits of a short, keyword-rich New Domain without ruining your search ranking.
6 Chrome extensions you should be using
There are so many amazing productivity tools that are now available on the internet that can make your workday easier, more productive, and enjoyable. And if you’re a Chrome user, you have access to an entire arsenal of extensions that are all about streamlining your internet usage. We’ve compiled a list of our top six favorite Chrome extensions that we believe will improve your computer-bound life.
5 common website mistakes (and how to fix them)
If you’ve ever started a website before, you know that the learning curve can be pretty steep. And unless you are a web design expert or have been building websites for years, you’re still bound to make mistakes every once in a while. However, if you think that your website should be attracting more visitors than it’s actually getting, there might be issues at hand that you haven’t thought about.
There are several common website mistakes that you may be making that are holding you and your site back. See if any of these problems or practices sound familiar, and find out what you can do to correct the issue.
Should you register an emoji domain?
Remember back in February when Coca-Cola got a ton of hype for debuting billboards that featured emoji domain names? Every “happy emoji” domain that was registered by the beverage giant redirected to a landing page where visitors could enter to win their very own emoji domain name. Although the contest has long been over, you might have noticed something peculiar—the distinctive lack of domain names that use emoticons, even now that we know it’s possible to register them.
So why aren’t more people jumping at the chance to get the “sassy information desk girl” emoji as their website’s URL?
Introducing one-click setup for your live streaming needs
With the release of .LIVE just one day away, now is a good time to consider how live streaming as we know it may change as the internet continues to evolve. People want access to events, information, and experiences as they happen, and live streaming is one of the most dynamic ways to do so.
We’re big fans of third-party services that allow businesses and individuals to live stream to their audience, but we also think there’s an opportunity to optimize your brand at the same time. That’s why we’re excited to introduce Periscope and Twitch to Name.com Apps, allowing you to connect custom domain names to streaming profiles with just the click of a button.
EU customers: Here’s how to add a VAT ID to your Name.com account
If you live in a country that’s a member of the European Union, you’re likely already familiar with Value Added Tax, or VAT. We began collecting the required tax from our customers located in the EU back in September for business-to-consumer transactions.
But if you are a business-to-business company, we have good news: You may be exempt from VAT! All you have to do is submit your VAT ID from within your Name.com account.
How does the domain preorder process work?
New Domains are coming out every day, making it a great time to register domains for you or your business. But if you want to purchase a domain name that a lot of other people are interested in, you may not want to wait until the domain reaches general availability to buy it—it may be long gone by then and in the clutches of someone else. Luckily, buyers have several opportunities to purchase the domain they’re interested in before it reaches general availability.