How to Choose the Best Domain Name for your Website

How to choose the Best Domain Name.

Choosing the best domain name is not rocket science. Since 2014, the number of available domain extensions one can choose for one’s website has exploded massively – from just about 215 to the over 1,450 available today. This then brings another challenge of which extension is best for one’s purpose. Before 2014, generic choices were limited to .com, .net, .org, … Read More

5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically

5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically in number over the past 10 years. NiRA, the official registry for the .ng domain extension, recently announced that the number of domain names under .ng have exceeded 100,000. The recent boost further consolidates .NG’s position as the 2nd most popular domain extension in Africa*. .NG is the official top-level Domain Name for the … Read More

Introducing .bid, .trade and .webcam domain names

.trade domain name

.BID is undoubtedly the TLD of choice for online auctions and market place sites online. An intuitive generic Top Level Domain (TLD) name makes .BID distinguishable from the broad auction-related content found across the Internet, and there are clear benefits to auctioneers, buyers and sellers .BID Top Level Domain (TLD) owners include a spectrum of online auctioneers running various types … Read More

.africa.com domain names at promotional pricing

As a domain name owner you may want to acquire your name or company name on the newly available .africa.com domain just like large global brands including twitter.africa.com, starbucks.africa.com, marksandspencer.africa.com, emirates.africa.com, standardbank.africa.com and hundreds more. Many small companies in Africa are also choosing a .africa.com domain to get access to African and global markets as well. .africa.com is the premier … Read More

Introducing the new .africa domain name system

.africa is the proposed domain name system for the African continent. It would serve as the regional Top-Level Domain for Africa, just as .eu is to Europe and .asia is to Asia. Main Purpose of .africa A .africa domain name would be the perfect way to target the African continent for a website that has a pan-African audience or market. … Read More

Multi-year registrations now possible for .uk domain names

Effective 1st May 2012, .uk domain names can now be registered or renewed for between 1 and 10 years. Hitherto, .uk domains have been restricted to a 2-year registration or renewal period, at any given time. The new policy by the .uk registry would offer .uk domain registrants much more flexibility. .uk is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) … Read More

Making sense of .org.ng domain names

.ng is the domain name system for Nigeria and .org.ng is essentially a subset of .ng, targeted at not-for-profit organizations in Nigeria. The .org part of .org.ng is derived from the English word “organization”. The following types of entities are usually more suited for .org.ng: cultural institutions; associations; religious and civic organizations; open source software movements; environmental initiatives; social/fraternal organizations; … Read More

Which .ng domain extension should you choose for your Nigerian website?

.ng domain name

.ng is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nigeria. .ng domains come in different flavours and its best to choose the domain extension that reflects your type of organization. Nigerian domain extensions can be classified into two: open and restricted. Open .ng domain extensions: These are those open to registration by virtually any individual or institution from any … Read More

How to choose your dot ng (Nigerian) domain name

.ng domain name

The on-going free .ng domain name registration promotion has afforded us the opportunity to take over a thousand .ng domain registrations from the general public so far. From the registered domain names, we have found it necessary to educate .ng domain patrons and prospective customers on how to choose a .ng domain name. The following suggestions are not rules but … Read More

Free .com.ng, .org.ng domain name registrations to Nigerians

The following is an archived blog post from January 2011. To get .com.ng or .org.ng domains for free, you would need to buy any of our Web Hosting plans on an annual billing cycle. The .NG Registry as part of its Nigeria @ 50 independence celebration is offering 50,000 .ng domain names within 50 days. According to TelecomPaper: The Nigeria … Read More