Category Archives: How to Choose a Domain Name

Pete Boyd portraitHow Domains, Name Servers, DNS and Websites Work

The first step in getting a website live is to secure a domain name. The real internet runs on IP addresses such as 209.114.48.22. A domain name is simply a friendly name such as paperstreet.com so that we do not have to remember that long IP address.

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Pete Boyd portraitLaw Firm Best Practice Guidelines for a Name, Address, Phone or Domain Name Change

If your firm is moving locations, adding a partner, switching phone numbers or going with a new domain name, then there is work that needs to be done. Why Should You Update the Information Online? For accurate information and rankings,…

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Pete Boyd portraitHow much is that Keyword Phrase Domain Worth? A Guide for Lawyers.

Your domain is worth a bag of Doritos, until proven otherwise. This is a guide on how to evaluate whether a domain should be purchased.

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Pete Boyd portraitBest Practices: Multiple Domains Names and Direct Match Domains for LawFirms

What should you do with alternate domain names? Have you purchased not just one domain, but multiple domains, perhaps even hundreds. Maybe you have the best direct match domain ever – yourcity-injury-lawyer.com or something even snazzier. Perhaps you want to take advantage…

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Pete Boyd portraitUnderstanding Basics of Domains, Registrars, Name Servers and DNS

What You Need to Know Here is a brief summary of Domains, Registrars, Name Servers and DNS. Domains are purchased through domain registrars. Domain registrars hold the name server records – i.e. ns.rackspace.com. Name Servers hold DNS records. DNS records…

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Pete Boyd portraitMultiple Domains for Law Firms: What to do?

Action Plan I am often asked the question of what to do with multiple domains for a law firm. Below are a few suggestions for what you can do if you find yourself win this situation. 301 Redirect is the…

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How to Choose a Great Domain Name for a Law Firm

What’s In a Name? Learning how to choose a domain name is just the beginning of marketing an attorney website. However, this first step is extremely important in setting the foundation of your visibility online. Everyone would agree that some…

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Pete Boyd portraitHow to Choose a Domain Name for a Law Firm – Short, Old, .COM, with Keyword Phrase

Domain Name Advice The following question is one we hear quite frequently: “But why can’t I use 5, 10 or even 100 domains for my web site?” Our answer is simple. Google (and the other search engines) only wants to…

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Pete Boyd portraitPick a Domain, Any Domain

Domain Naming I get asked the question all the time: “What domain should I use?” I have some clients who have one domain, some clients who have 250+ domains horded in a secret cave. So what should a firm do…

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