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Domains Defined

A domain can make or break a web site. Get it right and everybody will memorize it for good, get it wrong and they will never memorize the name of your web site. Hence, you should think of a domain that is directly related to the topic of your web site, your own personal name or your company's name. For example, the website of Acken Host – a renowned ICANN-appointed domain name registrar and shared hosting provider, is https://ackenhost.com. This domain is instantly associated with the name of the company and with hosting services in general, rendering it easy for the company's business associates and customers to discover it online.

More than fifty top-level domain name extensions to pick from

But don't forget that your private or corporate domain names do not mandatorily have to end with .com, where choices are limited. In fact, there is an almost unlimited range of top-level domain name extensions to select from, including .MOBI – for web sites intended for mobile device use, .TV – for multimedia web sites, .NAME and .ME – for personal sites, .CO, .NU and .WS – thought of as .COM substitutes, and practically any country-code top-level domain name that crosses your mind. A UK-based website might gain higher popularity if it uses a .CO.UK top-level domain name. However, if your business is in Canada or the United States, .CA or .US might be a wiser choice.

A point-and-click Domain Manager for your domains

Acken Host offers you access to a point-and-click Domain Manager for handling all your domain registration settings, including WHOIS info, name servers, custom DNS records and so on. The Domain Manager tool is incorporated into Acken Host's web hosting Control Panel. With Acken Host, you have 2 options – (1) to register or transfer your domain names at a discount price with the company's free Domain Manager plan, or (2) to choose any of Acken Host's low-cost shared web hosting plans. They offer the company's cost-free 1-click web apps installer and a choice of free-of-charge templates. You can set up your very own personal web site almost instantaneously, even if you have just elementary PC skills.

So, register straight away with Acken Host – the quickest and most cost-efficient way to bring your web site online with just a couple of clicks of the mouse!


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