Registering A Domain
The CEO and co-owner of Domain Name Services (Pty) Ltd unpacks the fascinating world of domain names and how your business can optimise its presence in the online space.Tuck In
Neil Dundas is the former CEO of the ZACR and the CEO of Domain Name Services (Pty) Ltd (DNS), the technical partner to the ZACR. ZACR is the organisation responsible for the South African "CO.ZA" domain name space and is appointed by the African Union Commission (AUC) as the Registry Operator for the dotAfrica (.Africa) top level domain. In his previous life, Neil was a qualified Intellectual Property attorney whose particular area of expertise was domain name dispute resolution.
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10 Tasty Bites
Below is a preview of what you can expect to learn in this recipe.
1 - How Did You Transition From Law To The Tech Space?
2 - How Do Domain Names On The Internet Work?
3 - What Is A Domain Registrar And What Do They Do?
4 - What Are Some Misconceptions That People Have About Domain Names?
5 - How Much Does It Cost To Buy A Domain Name?
6 - What Advice Can You Share With Entrepreneurs Looking To Register A Domain Name?
7 - How Does One Register A Domain Name?
8 - Can You Share A Crucial Step For Entrepreneurs Registering A Domain Name?
9 - What Advice Do You Have For Entrepreneurs Who Want Their Domain Name To Be The Same As Their Brand Name?
10 - What Should An Entrepreneur Do If Their Desired Domain Name Is Already Taken?
About This Recipe
Despite the fact that a lot of business is now being done online, very few people are aware of the mechanisms behind the workings of their websites and online platforms. Domain names, for instance, are an area in which many of us are not so clued up. The good news is that the domain name space uncomplicated enough for everyone to understand, not just the techies. In 10 hugely informative bites, domain name nerd Neil Dundas reveals how domain names work and how your business can benefit from a carefully curated boutique of domain names.
What You'll Learn
In this recipe, Neil shares his journey from practising Intellectual Property attorney to co-owner of one of the biggest domain name registries in the world. You will learn about the various domain extensions available to you and how you can best use them to the advantage of your business. Neil explains how you can register your own domain names, and why it's important to have more than one domain for your business. He reveals what it costs to set up domain names both locally and internationally and what you can do if the domain name you have your heart set on is already taken.
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