Article category: Domain security

Beware used domain names and the pump & dump scam!

by Meg - 26.02.2016

Thinking of registering used domain names? It’s a wise investment if the domain history is credible. Ask the seller questions, lots of questions.  And you must, at all costs, watch out for the pump and dump scam. Never heard of it? Quick, read this…

Don’t be a dummy – avoid these domain name mistakes!

by Meg - 23.02.2016

Check your domain name’s free before printing your business cards. Use a dictionary looser! Big clothes are not what .XXX is all about. You cannot have a website without a domain name. The Internet is not a passing fancy. More hazards to avoid, take a look…

Small but powerful - the new domains with real authority!

by Meg - 07.01.2016

Will they challenge .COM? Not in volume, but in effect, yes. Not because they’re more descriptive, memorable, or cheaper (generally, they’re not). But with strict registration requirements and continued monitoring, these new domains are safe. Only apply if you can comply...

Do you know what EPP status codes are? You cannot be serious!

by Meg - 21.12.2015

Jeepers creepers, they can stop your domain name being hijacked and you don't know what they are? They're codes that tell you what’s going on. Is your registration about to fail? Is your name being transferred to another registrar? Is it going to be deleted? EPP status codes are alerts that gives you time to act...

SSL certificate and conversion rates: are they related?

by Meg - 19.11.2015

According to a 2014 survey, 84% of online end users said they wouldn't buy from a website if their data was sent over an unsecured connection. 77% expressed concern about the hijacking and/or misuse of their personal information. They're looking for proof that a website's safe. Adding security certification will increase your conversion rate.

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