Domain Names and Web Hosting

If you are looking to start up your own business then you may want to look into getting a website. However, when many people first set out they may decide to make their own sites because they think that is all it takes to get customers. Sadly getting people to visit your site is not that easy. It takes a lot of work and effort to have a successful site. With that in mind, we created this blog in order to help explain some of the things you may need to have a successful website. Today we will be looking at domain names and web hosting.

What is are Domain Names?

Before you can create a website, you’re going to need a domain name. Domain names are easy to remember addresses in which users use to access your website. An example of this would be www.google.com. Obtaining one of these names is easy, first go to a domain name registration site and check if the name you want is available. If it is available you can choose to buy it and any that are like it. For example, you may want to buy yoursite.com, but you might also want to buy yoursite.org. Once you have one of these names you are going to want to connect it to a web hosting service.

What is Web Hosting?

Web hosting services are used to store websites; high powered web servers have fast networking speeds. Adding your website to a fast server will allow people to easily load your site. In total there are 4 different types of web hosting services. These are shared, website builder, cloud hosting, and dedicated hosting each providing a unique service. We will have more information on these different web hosting services in another blog so come back to learn more.
If you or anyone you know is interested in getting a domain name registered and/or a company to host your website then check out services page or contact the Niki Jones Agency today!

 

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