When making a website, a person first needs to buy a domain name. A domain name is the address that is entered into the address bar of a browser in order to get to a website. Different websites have different website addresses and almost all are bought after a lot of consideration, brainstorming and intense thinking. If you want to buy a domain name, you should always go through; attempt and double check a simple set of steps that ultimately allow a person to but their desired website address.
Here is a step by step guide that can help one buy their desired website address in no time:
1. Choose a set of domain names: First what a person needs to do is that they need to choose a set of names that can be associated with their set of keywords. It is always better that a person makes a whole list of keywords that are compatible to their website and keywords so that they can have a range of options when buying their URL. If one of their web addresses isn’t available, they can always go for another one in their list and so on.
2. Check for availability: After deciding and making a list of keywords, a person should then check if their web address is available or not. One can use many different websites to determine this.
3. Buy the domain name and register it using a registrar (if the name is available): If the desired website address is available, a person can buy and register the domain name in no time using any domain registrar. Finding URL registrars isn’t too much of a deal and domain registrars are easily available.
4. Check for the owner of the domain name and ask if it is available (if name is owned by someone): If the domain name isn’t available, you should check the site and see whether it’s in use or it’s just kept as idle or is under construction. You can then contact the person and ask them if the required website address is available for sale. Of course buying from the owner will cost a person more.
5. Negotiate with the owner: If you are successful in finding the owner and the domain name (in Danish the term is domæne) is up for sale, you should then try and negotiate the price of the website address with the owner until either of you oblige to the price.
6. Seal the deal and make it legal: After a negotiation is reached the next thing you need to do is seal the deal and put it on paper. This will make you the lawful owner of the URL. Congratulations!
If a person uses these tips, it is guaranteed that they will indeed be successful in buying the domain name they desire. Of course buying a website address from the owner would cost them more but it would be worth the cash if the URL is compatible to their website or business.
February 5, 2013