What should I do after I register a domain name?
As you are probably aware, people register domain names for different purposes. However, the vast majority of them are doing this to establish a good online presentation for their products, services or work.
Buying a domain name is definitely one of the most important steps on this journey to online success. However, this is also just one of the elements of this journey. Many people know this, but they don’t know what they should once they register a domain name. If you are one of them, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered.
Once the registration process is finished and you become a proud owner of a domain name, you should start working on your website. When you want to make a website, you should know that you have two options – a DIY approach and hiring a professional site developer. Many of the domain name sellers offer completely free or paid online website builders. You don’t need experience or special knowledge to use these useful tools. However, if you are interested in building a completely professional website or you simply don’t have the time to do this on your own, you can always opt for professional help. There are hundreds of web design companies out there ready to start working on your website right away.
Another thing that you should do, once you get the domain name, is to create a custom email. This will make your website look way more professional. The email address you’ll get will look like this – firstname.lastname@example.org. In most cases, domain name providers are giving free custom emails, but even if you have to pay, the fees are very low, so this investment is definitely worth the money.
Domain management is not very difficult, but if there is more than one person involved, you should share it with others. Every person involved in this process can get adequate permission for domain management.
The final step after the registration process is finished is to popularize your website. Even the best looking website won’t be useful if there is no traffic on it. Since there are millions of websites on the Internet, it’s a smart move to invest in marketing. You can use social media and popular search engines for this purpose even though there are many other marketing techniques that have proven to be efficient.
We hope that this article will help you understand what you should do once you register a domain name.
Additional Reading: 5 Reasons a Company Should Opt for Alternative Domain Extensions
— Jason @ SBWP (@JasonAtSBWP) 25 de mayo de 2017