What To Look For When Registering Domains
Author : Bruce Galle
Submitted : 2010-01-09 14:44:39 Word Count : 627 Popularity: 165
Tags: domains, domain names, registering domain names, trademark domain names, backorder domains
This is a gigantic marketplace, where a group or being is advertising a trademark domain in hopes of someone like you coming along and paying a premium rate for it. The problem arises when you buy it, spend money setting up the website and promoting it only to have ICANN or a company attorney contact you with a ""CEASE AND DESEASE" order and have you turn the said domain over to the company owning the trademark.
Over Priced Domain Names:
Many folks think they hold the next million dollar domain when in actuality they own a name worth zilch! It's as if they own an old run down pickup truck expecting to get paid the price of a new Mercedes Benz!
Inferior Quality Domains:
I have run across numerous domain names for sale which make no sense at all simply to contain a few keywords. For example: SaleMoneyHome.com. Not only is it difficult to remember however is not worth anything!
Finding Worthy Domain Names At Reasonable Rates:
The first thing is to locate good quality domain names. If you have an existing business name you could begin there. Another avenue would be to look for high quality keyword phrase domain names relevant to your products. For example if the name of your business were Chemical and Acid Storage, Inc and the name was already registered, you could try aquiring AcidStorage.com that is a real domain currently available.
Ways to register and buy high quality domain names:
1. Register a new domain name.
2. Purchase an existing domain from a reputable domain seller.
3. Backorder a domain name.
Most of us are familiar with registering a domain name, however there are still many people who overpay each year for their domain names! Since most all domain registration services offer the same service, locate one which offers a lower price than the majority out there. One such service we found offering wholesale pricing, less than $8 per year, to the general public is Order Your Domain.
Purchasing an existing domain is a way to locate specific keyword domains however only purchase from a reputable domain seller. Many websites offer domains for sale while offering poor quality domains at ridiculously high prices. For the most part, purchase a domain which contains two to three words that make sense utilizing keywords pertaining to your service and or product.
Deleted domain lists are not the same as backordering.
Before a domain name expires it usually goes to what is referred to as a grace period for thirty days.. This is when it shows up on a daily updated backorder list. Here you and others can try to grab the domain as soon as it becomes available. Simply choose a domain to backorder and the rest is handled automatically for you. Being you as well as others can be trying to backorder the same domain name you will want to use one of the better and more reliable services to better your odds in obtaining a particular domain. Now if no one backorders a particular domain name, after the initial thirty days or so, it will be displayed on the deleted domain lists. As you can see, the deleted domain lists are basically the scraps leftover hence you are better off trying a backorder service.
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