Importance of domain names

March 3, 2011

Domain name registration is very important, as it is considered as the foundation on which a website is built. Therefore, choosing a domain name is crucial for building your brand online. In addition, it also helps in advertising, search engine optimization, and allows customers to visit the website again and again.

 

Now the question is how will you get the right domain name? What if the name you want already exists? Here are some of the most vital tips that must be kept in mind while registering a domain name:

 

The first thing is to decide various options for your name. The company name should be considered; else you can also search for other alternatives.

 

Using a dot com is ideal as many people usually search the site by typing dot com while typing URL. However, dot net and dot org are also important. In addition, use keywords in your domain name to get search engine results for those terms.

 

Domain names can be registered on first come first serve basis, so if the desired name is available, do not waste time and register as soon as possible.

 


Google Launches Special Twitter Feature for Egypt

February 3, 2011

Google Inc. has launched a special service for the people of Egypt through which they can send Twitter messages to their friends and relatives by dialing a phone number and leaving a voicemail.

The service has been developed with engineers from Twitter that allows people of Egypt to dial a telephone number and leave a voicemail. The voicemail is then automatically translated in an audio file message that is sent on Twitter.

Internet social networking services such as Facebook, and Twitter are very important to communicate on the web. Protesters in Egypt have taken to the streets to demonstrate against the 30-year rule of the President Hosni Mubarak.

There are three numbers, which can be used for voice mail including +16504194196 or +390662207294 or +97316199855.


Professional Web Hosting: Things to Consider

February 1, 2011

It does not matter what business you own, you must be aware of the direct or indirect effect of the Internet on your business. The Internet offers one of the most affordable and effective ways of targeting new customers and associate with the existing ones by adding some professionalism to the business. If you have failed to compete with others then its time to pull up your socks and give a tough competition in the business world.

Avail Reliable Hosting Service

Being a business owner, you must look for a reliable web hosting service provider for your website to run professionally. In order to achieve this goal, you must select a web-hosting provider intelligently.

If you are considering the web service provider whom your come across in the first place then think again because this decision will decide your future success. In order to select the right web hosting service provider, you must know your requirements. Since there are several web hosting packages available with respective features, it is you who has to decide the package as per your site requirement. However, you can compare different packages and then pick the one that is available at affordable prices.

In case, you are not able to decide about the packages that are available before you – ask an expert for the same. In addition, you can also search the web and read tutorials and articles to have some idea about the same.

Avail the best package for your business and run a successful business online impeccably.


Adwords management for your business

January 26, 2011

Online presence is must for a successful business. Do your website get enough traffic? Do you know how to attract visitors to the site and avail your services? Well, there are millions of websites online; many of them are offering the same service as you do. It is therefore a big challenge to divert customers from all the other competitive websites to your site.

 

But, many business websites are doing it quite wisely using Adwords. Adwords is Google’s advertising product and offers pay-per-click advertising, text banner and site-targeted advertising. Therefore, adwords management is a must. You must know what keywords or banner to be used to get maximum clicks. If you are a beginner, then there are various online services, which you can avail for the same.

 


All About Domain Names

January 26, 2011

As you are launching a new website on the Internet, you cannot avoid some of the essential steps including web hosting and domain name registration. This might seem complex for beginners, but don’t worry – the following paragraphs will make it as easy as anything else.

Domain Name Versus Web Hosting

Domain name should not be confused with web hosting. In simple words, web hosting is like your home and domain name is the address of the house. So web hosting is a place, which is associated with storage space and the domain name is simply the address of the storage place.

Domain Name System (DNS)

With the invention of DNS system in 1983, it became possible to translate the complex IP address into alphabetical domain names. This translation is very important, as it is very difficult to remember complex IP numbers of every website on the Internet.

Top Level Domains (TLD)

It is simply the extension of the domain name. For example, in Technobirdlive.com, Technobirdlive is the actual domain name and .com is the Top Level Domain. There are several other Top Level Domains such as .edu, .org. .gov. .info and more.

Subdomains

Subdomain is the prefix of the domain name. For example, in mail.yahoo.com, mail is the sub domain and yahoo is the domain name.

Registering Domain Names:

Domain name registration is managed by ICANN, Internet Corporation for Assigned Named and Numbers. However, third-party companies, known as domain registrars, do the registration process. There are several domain registrars available online – you can register as per your domain name availability. A domain name registration costs between $7.5 and $45 and above for a year.


How to build a website?

January 26, 2011

Web designing is an art and it requires a lot more creativity and computer knowledge. But if you want to cultivate this talent inside you then you are just a click away. There are various resources available on the Internet that provide step-by-step guidance on how to build a website.

The first and the most important point linked to website is the navigation. Every page must be linked impeccably. A user-friendly website is the one that brings lots of traffic. On the other hand, poor navigation brings down the traffic significantly. Build a website keeping in mind that you are the visitor. In addition, it is considered that content is king, which is absolutely correct. So write good and grammatically correct content.


How to reduce comment spam?

October 23, 2010

Blogging today is more popular than anything else on the web. People love to share their experiences with the world and readers on the other hand, love to read those real experiences of others and sometimes comment on the topic of their interest. So, if you are a blogger, you might have shared many things with the world. Do you get comments from them or do you find comment spam instead?

Well, if you are using WordPress, as a blogging platform then the default article setting applies to all your posts. All the default settings are enabled when you install WordPress. There are three basic options provided to the user: Attempt to notify any blogs linked to from the article, allow link notifications from other blogs and allow people to post comments on the article. Whenever a reader posts comment on your blog, you get notification via email that you have entered. Once you read and approve the comment then only the comment is displayed on the site.

However, comment spam in the form of long links also appear in bulk. WordPress filters those comments, but manual filtering is also done by the blogger. It is always advised to delete such comments because the links provided on such comments lead to vulgar sites.


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