A steady consumer shift to online shopping has been happening for years, and statistics sourced from https://www.ons.gov.uk show that by mid-2019, 20% of all UK retail sales were online. Then in Q1 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic occurred, and, almost overnight,… Continue Reading →

11 super tips to choosing the best domain name for your business

When you choose a domain name for your business, it’s as important as choosing your business name – you have to consider every aspect of this decision will always be an integral part of your business. The right domain name… Continue Reading →

.EU domains and Brexit – everything you need to know in 2021

Following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 1st February 2020, UK or Gibraltar based individuals and businesses are no longer eligible to register a .eu domain name.  If you currently hold a .eu domain or are considering registering one,… Continue Reading →

What’s the difference between a domain name and web hosting?

Newcomers to managing websites are sometimes surprised to discover that domain names and web hosting are two distinct things with different functions and purposes. Each one is explained in this article. What is a domain name? A domain name is… Continue Reading →

Reasons to register your personal domain name

Most commonly, domain names are registered for business purposes. But there’s another great reason to bag yourself a domain name: and that’s to register your own personal domain name so you can manage your own online personal image proactively. Take… Continue Reading →

How to choose a good domain name

What makes a good domain name? Choosing the best website name is one of the most important first steps to getting your business online, so here are a few things to consider before you begin: 1. Think about the bit… Continue Reading →

How to buy a domain name for your business

Your online journey starts here. Buy a domain name, and you’re well on your way to launching your business to the world. A domain name gives your business it’s very own home online – a way of being able to… Continue Reading →

Why should you register more than one domain name?

You’ve registered your domain name and got yourself a great website – what more could you need? As a business owner, protecting your brand online could be the difference between success and failure. Starting with your domains is an important… Continue Reading →

Start your online business with the right domain name

When starting an online business, one of the most critical decisions is selecting the right domain name. Choosing a domain name A domain name is the address your customers will type in their browser search bar to locate your website…. Continue Reading →

.UK Domain Renewals

Back in 2014, Nominet (the .uk Registry), launched the shorter and smarter, .uk domain name extension. They protected existing UK domain registrants by reserving the matching .uk domain for 5 years. What steps has names.co.uk taken to protect their customers?… Continue Reading →

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