If you’re a business owner, you know that all the costs that come with running your own company can add up quickly. But luckily, you can create a solid online presence without having to pay and arm and a leg—you just need to know how to take advantage of the resources you have. One of our favorite ways to keep your business’s online overhead low is to take advantage of a trick to use your domain name to create a free business email address.
5 SEO tools that do the heavy lifting for you
SEO makes a big impact on how and if people find your website, but it’s not the easiest thing to figure out on your own. While there are plenty of agencies out there that promise to skyrocket your search engine rankings, they’re not the only solution for taking charge of your website’s SEO.
There are plenty of free and inexpensive tools out there that are a low-cost way to get great search engine rankings without having to recruit an agency to do it for you. Check out some of our top choices for SEO tools that are cost-efficient, easy to use, and get great results.
Have you ever created a new brand only to find that social media handles of the same name were already taken? Not a fun experience.
If you’re very ambitious, you might check ahead of time to make sure your brand name is available across all platforms. While we give you serious props for that, there are likely more valuable ways to use your time than jumping from social platform to social platform, trying out different handles. But we have some good news: There’s a tool that will handle social media branding for you.
Up-and-coming artists know how hard it can be to get discovered by listeners online. To gain a large following, you need that something extra that will draw the right kind of attention.
What if you could stand out with a unique website address? With a custom .ROCKS or .BAND domain that forwards to a SoundCloud or Bandcamp profile, you can create a memorable web presence through your platform of choice. Participate in an active community of music lovers while distinguishing yourself with a URL that stands out.
Whether your website is a hobby or your primary source of income, email is one of the best ways to communicate with visitors who have questions or comments. But if you don’t have email services set up on your domain, you may have to direct inquiries to a personal address … and email@example.com isn’t the most professional front.
To spare you from the embarrassment of sharing that regrettable email address you created in 7th grade, we’ve created a solution. When you set up email forwarding on a Name.com domain, you can create a custom email address for your website that will automatically redirect to your inbox—and it’s FREE!
Website designers out there, we’re about to make you very, very happy. Recent changes to the Business version of the Name.com Website Builder have made the platform even more convenient for you and your clients.
While there are tons of new features to explore, these are some of our favorite capabilities.
Social media is one of the most important ways to reach an audience nowadays. Whether you are promoting a business service or your latest blog post, a solid social media strategy is an excellent way to increase your content’s exposure.
But maintaining five-plus social accounts, responding to questions and comments, and tracking the performance of your posts all the while can be tricky without the right tools. Rather than scrambling to monitor your accounts individually, there are a number of social media tools that can simplify your life.
Let’s say you have an awesome WordPress blog like this one.
You’ve got a pretty great following, post consistently, and are generally happy with the WordPress platform … but you think you’re ready for the next step. It’s time to get rid of that pesky .wordpress.com at the end of your URL that takes up too much space on your business card and is a nuisance to type.
Luckily for you there’s an easy solution that will take you a matter of minutes: register your own domain name on Name.com and use our Forwarding Tools to redirect it to your WordPress site. Just follow these two steps.
There was a time, many moons ago, when using your domain meant getting a hosting plan and learning to code. That is no longer true. Not true at all! It is very false! There’s a big bottomless internet well of cool apps that you can connect to your domain.
And now they’re all in one place. It’s Name.com Apps. Think of it as a marketplace for website apps, except a lot of them are totally free. Best of all, our really smart development team has made it really really easy to set up the app of your choice. Many of them can be connected with a single click.