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Australian Search Engine in Dodgy Domain Reg Scandal

Australian Search engine Ansearch finds itself in hot water over some particularly ill thought out domain name purchases.

301 Redirects and Search Engine Optimization

There are multiple reasons to redirect URLs. For one, your web pages may have moved but their old URLs may still live in users’ bookmarks or in search engine indexes. Without implementing some sort or redirection, that traffic would be lost to a 404 Error Page.

Build Your Home On The Web Today

Everyday hundreds of web sites are launched by people all over the world .There are millions of reasons which make us launch new websites. Let me mention three of them in here by supposing .

Google Targets Internet Domain Registration

Matt Hicks takes a closer look at why Google has signed contracts with ICANN, to become a domain name registrar.

Google Is Now A Domain Registrar

According to Netcraft, Google is now an ICANN-accredited registrar of domain names, providing it with yet another potential line of expansion.

The Benefits Of Having a Country Top Level Domain (TLD) Name

Most new websites tend to look for a domain name with a .com or .net tld (Top Level Domain). They feel this gives the site a more professional appearance and will appeal to a more international audience and in many cases this is true. However, it can also be beneficial to look at purchasing a domain name with a country specific tld.

Panix Domain Hijacked

Panix, an Internet service provider for the New York area, was the victim of a domain hijacking this past weekend. The attack has put the ISP in a recovery mode as they effort to restore the domain back to normal.

Switching Your Way to Better Network Performance

Any look at network switching concepts will ultimately lead to a discussion about network bridging, and vice versa.

Domain Names Security : How Safe is Yours ?

The security of domain name registrations is an increasing concern for domain name registrants and registrars. However, there are steps you can take to increase the security of your domain name registrations.

Multiple Domains and 301 Redirects
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A common area of misunderstanding and confusion within search optimization has to do with how and when one should use a redirection document. If you’ve moved a site to a new domain and you want your normal traffic to follow, a 301 permanent redirect needs to be employed. However, there are other occasions, also involving domain-based issues, when 301’s should be utilized.

Domain Name and Web Hosting Hell

I am in the process of registering more and more domain names so it seems natural to look for the best pricing deal.

How To Choose The Best Domain Name

First of all let’s define what a domain name is. A unique name that represents each computer on the Internet. (Some machines do have more than one domain name.) The DNS converts the domain name requested by an Internet user into an IP address.

Choosing an Effective Domain Name

Choosing an effective domain name is important to increase visibility, attract buyers, and inspire trust.

Can Toll Free 800 Number Domains Pay Off?

The toll free number 1-800-Get-Rich belongs to the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. Perfect vanity number for a casino, right?

Can PageRank Be Taken Away

When discussing a site’s PageRank, talk usually focuses on ways of increasing it; “How can I go from a PR 3 to a PR 7″ or “If I exchange a link that has a higher PR site, will my site benefit”. Because of the public perception of Google/Stanford’s formula, rarely do you come across an individual looking for ways to lower PageRank.

Word count and search engine optimization
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Reader question: Is it really important for search engine visibility to have my own domain name? Also, would it be better for my site to have four pages (total) instead of three? I want to use the content on two pages for my home page. I heard that the home page should at least contain 400 words so that it is more attractive to the search engines.

Choosing the Best Domain Name

“What is in a name? A rose by any other word would smell as sweet.” It is obvious that William Shakespeare knew nothing about the world of Web hosting, by those lines found in Romeo and Juliet. In the Web hosting world a domain name is very important to your company, image, or presence Online. Often a domain name might make or break you. So, what is in a name?

Domain name infringement?

Where does blatant mimicry stop and similarity start?

Google to Lose Gmail – Yahoo Sells Domains – Ask Goes Famous

Google May Lose Gmail

It seems that Google may have to re-think the name behind their upcoming email service, as they are fourth in line at the US Patent and Trademark Office. The office takes applications on a first come first serve basis, and as a result Google may be forced to come up with a new name.

Domain Name Dilemma: Do Dashes or Underscores Goose Google Rankings More?
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The debate rages. Some swear dashes in domain names send rankings soaring.

Google Loses Domain Name In Azerbaijan
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Last year Google started the “Google Azerbaijan Project”, Google was translated into Azerbaijani and www.google.az was used for all local Azerbaijani users.