Article category: Domain names

Why you must consolidate your domain names. Here's how...

by Meg - 28.02.2014

Having your domain names registered with lots of different registrars is a pain. Email coming from several registrars, renewals, expiry dates, requests to transfer, unauthorised changes... you're putting your domain names at risk. How do you stay on top? Consolidate your domain names with a single registrar, here's how... 

Are you ignoring the new domain extensions? Consider this...

by Meg - 27.02.2014

Will they or won’t they succeed? Opinion is divided and it’s way too early to answer this question with any degree of accuracy. Have you adopted a wait & see attitude or is it your intention to grab your domain names whilst availability is so good? If you're watching and waiting, consider this…

Awesome infographic - The typical life cycle of generic domains

by Cornelius - 11.02.2014

Registering and managing generic domains like .COM, .NET or .ORG is not a science... or is it?

What's the auto-renew grace period and when does it hit redemption? If I miss the renewal date, have I lost my domain name? To answer these questions on domains, visit our domain laboratory to see what's cooking.

ICANN's contact validation policy explained

by Meg - 07.02.2014

ICANN, the guys who look after the Internet, have recently introduced a new policy. It concerns contact validation and it's designed to remind customers once a year to check and update their contact information. As an ICANN accredited registrar we're authorised to sell domain names, which means there are rules to follow. This article explains what you have to do when you receive a contact validation email.

How to choose a memorable domain name that'll work

by Meg - 20.01.2014

Does your domain name pass the billboard test? If your domain name is on an advertising billboard by the side of a busy road, will drivers be able to read, understand and remember your name as they whizz past? Exposure is brief, drivers are hopefully concentrating on the road, and they can’t take notes. This article will give you the top tips on choosing a memorable domain name.

Baking cakes and registering domain names

by Meg - 15.01.2014

We talk websites, domains, and social media with Amanda Macleod, award-winning cake maker Amanda Macleod, EuroDNS customer and graphic designer made a 180° turn in 2008 by becoming a cake designer.  We spoke to Amanda and during out chat, we grabbed some useful advice on how to efficiently manage your online presence along with your business.