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What comes first: Your business name or domain name?

WHAT COMES FIRST: YOUR BUSINESS NAME OR DOMAIN NAME? In the olden days, back in 2002, start-ups had a far greater chance of just picking a business name and then registering it as a domain name. monostache 10 years, and millions of domain names later... Unavailable Before falling in love with a business name, check whether the domain name is still available to register. Breadcrumbs breadshop Unavailable Over 98 million .com domain names have been registered globally. No wonder so many .com names have been taken! .COM vs. Other Top Level Domains TOTAL Domains 131,918,481 I # others So what about a Breaderumbs breadgban Aussie domains are on the rise with over 2.1 million domains already registered. Growth of in Australia registered 2,102,823 278,903 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 There are over 2.1 million registered businesses in Australia as at June 2011 and over 2.4 million Aussie domain names have been registered as at July 2012. A business can register more than one domain name! So you've got to be FAST Unavailable X X If you really must have a certain business name – say if you've already printed 10,000 t-shirts – then consider using one of the other extensions like a or even hyphenated versions like Breaderumbs breedshep Register Now The market is growing fast and businesses are becoming more aware of the importance of having a domain name. So what comes first, Checking for your business name or domain name? We say domain name! What do you say? Tell us on Source Brought to you by MELBOURNE IT Australia's largest domain name registrar. XXX

What comes first: Your business name or domain name?

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A little over a decade ago, businesses could just register their company name and begin their marketing journey through the Yellow Pages. With the internet age, many businesses now understand the need...


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