ABOUT DOMAIN NAMES
First of all, a domain name is like a virtual address of your website on the internet. Whenever, you as the registrant, register domain names it records with the central registry for domain names. For example, if you register domain names with the extension co.za then, you becomes the owner of the domain name for a minimum period of 1 year.
A domain name is like the name and street number of your home (website host / server). Your home is also where your possessions (Website files) are kept, right? Although this may be true, visitors require directions (nameservers) to find your home.
First of all, you need an identity or brand online that reflects what you do. whether or not it is for business or personal matters, the fact remain that people need remember you. For this reason, you need a domain that express what you or your business is all about.
Secondly, search engines give preference to domain names that is relevant to keywords you use during searches. For example, when a person search for “how to make money”, www.howtomakemoney.co.za will get preference above “www.money.co.za”.
On the other hand, you must also consider a domain name that is short and easy for people to remember.
You can register domain names and keep it until you are ready to add website and/or email hosting to your account. Or else, order anyone of our hosting plans and start with your website projects.
Yes, indeed the more domain names you register and point to your hosting account the better your chances are of being found on the internet.