Registering a domain for your business website in South Africa
Registering a domain for your business is an important step. It safeguards the online identity of your enterprise. It is also critical for future business success in terms of online marketing, or online sales.
- Go to www.whois.co.za or www.whois.com and make sure that the domain you want is available.
- Your internet service provider can register the domain for you, or you can do it yourself.d
- A domain name is only registered for a year, and must be renewed annually.
- If your hosting provider registers your domain for you, make sure that they register it in your name. If they register it in their own name, it will be difficult to move to another hosting service provider.
By registering your domain name, you are safeguarding your online identity. In the information age, that's a critical factor for business success.
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