.ME: Flaunt your identity online!

From just a ccTLD to being accepted as a generic domain extension representing family and individuality, .ME has become widely used. Today, the domain name has a large number of registrations. The domain extension is a perfect match for bloggers, freelancers, personal websites and more. Why .ME domains? Adds a personal touch: A yourname.me feels personal and at the same time, gives you full ownership. It carves out your space on the internet! Exclusively yours: A .ME domain name creates an exclusive space for you and your family. You can book your family name on a .me domain & flaunt […]

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New gTLD Report – August 2018

With .XYZ  back at the top spot to .ICU retaining its second spot, the month of August saw a 24% spike in overall registration numbers. Just like .TOP, .ONLINE also made it to the list of top 5 trending new gTLDs witnessing a 56% increase in its sales numbers. .LIVE continued to be the surprise element during the month of August. Let’s dive in further to know why! Before that, here’s a peek into the trending domain extensions for the month of August: New gTLD Report – August 2018 Infogram *Registration Numbers Facilitated by ResellerClub .XYZ: It was the global […]

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Domain names and SEO: Everything you need to know!

The two most frequently asked questions that business owners ask in the context of SEO when buying a domain name are: 1.      Do domain names affect SEO? 2.      How do new domains help with search rankings? In this post, we’ll solve the mystery sans the complicated jargon. A new website is like a blank slate in the eyes of Google and other search engines. This website is treated the same way as any other new site. According to Google, two newly registered domain names are given equal weight when it comes to search rankings, provided everything else is identical. For […]

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Fixing the 500 Internal Server Error for your WordPress website

Remember the time you tried logging in to your WordPress and it would take forever to load? And finally, just when you thought it was about to load, there appeared a doodle with a hammer or a screwdriver trying to fix something! You guessed it right! We are talking about the 500 internal server error. In this article, I’ll walk you through what are the causes of this error and how to fix it for your WordPress website! As you can see, the name itself shows that an error has occurred on the server level due to which the requested […]

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How to redirect www to non www and vice-versa

In one of my earlier articles, I talked about URL redirection, covering why website owners choose to redirect their websites to a different domain, the difference between Permanent Redirect (301) and 302 Redirect, its implications on SEO and, in turn, your website. Once you’ve decided to redirect your website, it is equally important to decide, how you want to execute it. Technically there are two URLs, www and non-www and, although these two URLs are different, if you have both of them redirecting to the same web page it may confuse users and affect your SEO and ranking. However, before […]

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New gTLD Report – July 2018

From .TOP and .ICU surpassing .XYZ to .ONLINE hanging tough onto its position, the trending new gTLDs list saw plenty of variations during the month of July. It was .TOP that took the lead and secured the first spot among the trending new gTLDs with a 39% share. .ICU was able to secure the second spot with a 12% share of the new gTLDs registered. With a 11% share of the new gTLDs sold, .XYZ was able to secure a spot in the top three in the month of July, down a few spots from the previous month. .FUN and […]

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Difference between wix and wordpress for blogging

The Battle of the Blogging Platforms – Can Wix hold a candle to WordPress?

The terms ‘blog’ and ‘website’ are sometimes used interchangeably on the internet today. Therefore, let’s take a look at what really distinguishes a ‘blog’. What makes a blog? Web pages with a series of posts in chronological order that allow comments from readers. In other words, content that will be regularly churned out takes centre-stage. Setting up a blog is not difficult. While there are several blogging platforms such as WordPress, Blogger, Medium, Wix, Weebly and many more, each has its pros and cons and to stand out in the crowded blogging world, you will need to pick the right […]

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.BLOG: The Writer’s Address

I’ve been a writer for over 15 years and a blogger for about 6 of those years. Yet, while it’s great to write online and share my writing with my friends and family (basically, anyone with the link), I’m aware that my content reaches only a limited audience. Mainly because: 1) My blog was not easily discoverable online 2) Without a shared link, the web address of my blog was not easily remembered Cut to 2014 when I joined ResellerClub and became aware of TLDs other than .COM and .ORG. I now know that as I writer, I have a […]

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