Domain Names:

Another politician suffers for slow domain registration

Posted on December 4, 2019

Last week, we looked at the stunt pulled by anti-Brexit campaign group Led By Donkeys, who purchased www.thebrexitparty.com and used it to lampoon Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage. It looks unlikely that Farage will pay the asking price for the domain requested by the group, which now stands at over £1.6m.

Now, another politician has been (more…)

Posted by John Murray

Will Nigel Farage pay £1m to sort domain registration mess?

Posted on November 26, 2019

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has given a reminder of the importance of careful domain registration, with an oversight that could cost his party a seven-figure sum to fix.

The Eurosceptic party, which triumphed in this year’s European Parliament elections and is fielding candidates in many constituencies for the upcoming general election, was founded almost exactly (more…)

Posted by John Murray

What is ‘internal linking’ and how does it help your rankings?

Posted on March 26, 2019

One of the easiest-to-learn SEO techniques we use at Engage Web is internal linking. It’s something often overlooked by online marketing companies, yet can yield outstanding results and can turn your good rankings into great ones. (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

Help! My domain name expired and someone else registered it!

Posted on November 27, 2018

For anyone running a business online, it’s one of the most frightening things that can happen. Let’s imagine that you, for whatever reason, forget to renew your domain name and someone else registers it from under you.

What do (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

How long after a domain expires does it become available?

Posted on May 10, 2018

As someone who has been registering domain names for over 20 years, I have a fair bit of experience buying, renewing, releasing and transferring domains. Over the years, little has changed with the technical aspects of registering domains, but (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

The worst mistakes you can make with your domain names

Posted on January 13, 2017

Domain names are relatively simple things. You buy a domain name, point it at your website, and everyone who types in your domain finds your website. What could be easier?

However, what happens when people who don’t know what they’re doing administer domains? Can you make any mistakes with your domains that have serious repercussions to your business? Well, (more…)

Posted by Darren Jamieson

Google to enter domain sale industry

Posted on June 25, 2014

Global search giant Google has revealed that it is currently planning its own service that would allow users to register domain names.

As with many of the Californian-based company’s new projects, it is (more…)

Posted by Alan Littler

New net names revealed

Posted on June 14, 2012

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (Icann) has announced the list of submissions for the latest batch of global domain names.

The majority of claims have come from US based companies. However, throughout the world firms and organisations have also got involved.

In the UK, there have been a total of 40 applications.

It is thought that the large asking price, £118,800, would have put off many applicants. There is also a £16,000 annual renewal fee for (more…)

Posted by Matt Jones
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