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Everything you need to know about owning a domain

February 25th, 2013

 

When a blogger site owner has a site, they must purchase a domain. A domain name is more influential than most people realize, and a lot of people do not put much thought into their purchase. While some businesses do not care about their domain name, others put a lot of thought into their purchase. Here are three things you need to know about owning a domain.When you buy a domain from a place , you must realize that you may run into copyright problems. There have been plenty of instances of a domain owner losing their site to a large corporation. Companies spend a lot of money defending their intellectual property. If you buy a site that is similar to the name of a corporation or the name of a product, you may find yourself receiving legal notices in the mail. Though, most times the company will simply ask the domain owner to forfeit the domain. Unfortunately, most owners have to hand over the domain as they cannot afford to fight a large corporation

A buyer of a domain must know that it is up to the buyer to verify their purchase. When buying a domain, a buyer must triple check what they are about to purchase. A domain company will not give a refund under most circumstances. Not only that, a domain owner must realize that is their responsibility to renew the domain. A domain company will usually send multiple notices via email, so most domain owners should not run into this problem.

Finally, a domain owner must realize the importance of a name. For starters, when choosing a name, the business owner must choose something easy to remember. Unfortunately, a lot of domain owners will choose an obscure name. When choosing a name, one should factor SEO into their choice. The leading search engines will give points to a domain with a domain name related to the content. So if, your business sells hats, the word hats should be in your domain URL.

A company must take their domain purchase seriously. A lot of businesses buy a random name and hope for the best. When a business owner takes their domain purchase seriously, he or she will do well with the domain. You must remember to buy a domain in your field and make sure you do not buy a domain related to an already existing business name.