Domain Names

blog about issues with domain names

Casa Pepe in Gorey

We were very happy to be asked to come on board and partner up with a local restaurant for their online marketing. They had dealt with other web designers and graphic designer in the past but were looking for someone to also help them with the entire online marketing issue. This is exactly the type of project that we love as we have bring years of experience to the table and there is no need …

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Somebody took my domain name? GRRRR

We recently had a meeting with a new business starting out here in the Southeast. We met, discussed their intension’s and objectives etc. At this point they had not even registered their business name with the companies office So they registered as a Sole Trader and used the name that they wished to trade under. So they were set . . . . or so they thought, so day they came back to us with …

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If I had a euro . . .

If I got a Euro for every call I get to the office asking can we help companies track down their web designer as their domain name has expired and he has apparently moved aboard. Emails lost, website lost, google position lost, orders lost, credibility lost. In some instances we can help them as we have good contacts in the trade etc and other times we have to tell them all their work is gone! …

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Printers love web designers!

Only two minutes after writing the last blog post the phone rings and its a client who set up a website with us last year and we registered a domain name for them. The reminder renewal was sent out on the first of March 2011. It has since expired and their domain name was bought by another company. What about our Stationary? I know, they now have to reprint all their stationary as otherwise they …

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Building your online Reputation?

This is a question we get asked all the time, telephone calls come into the office asking how a business get get higher in Google or how they can come up for various searches. Well the answer is not simple, but following a few simple step can help. Start off by  . . Keeping your domain name registered. Sounds simple but often is neglected and put on the long finger as its only a few …

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Cada Media in Spain

Whilst enjoying the sunshine in La Managa in Murcia Spain recently we were able to pick up more Spanish business. Being a business that uses the web we are always able to pick up clients when we travel and last week was no difference. Before traveling we looked up a few domain names of the businesses we were visiting and one great domain name that one our of old friends at Cada Media was looking …

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My website was stolen?

Indeed a strange statement to hear over the phone, but never the less one that is getting more and more common these days as we hear about companies and businesses in the southeast who have gone to look at their website to find it’s gone. Replaced with advertising for other websites selling similar products and services. Stolen Domain Names Expired domain names are often used as advertising boards once it has passed it expiration date. …

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Cyber squatters in ireland

Yes, it’s true they havent gone away and in fact we’ve found a few here in Wexford. Driving to meet a client for lunch the other day I noticed a sign near Gorey advertising a new business currently under construction. It’s a fairly big development with massive sign so you guess that they have looked at every aspect of the growth of this project. Living in the area, I was aware that the planning permission …

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Register a domain name?

We had a good talk with a client yesterday about registering a domain name for their business. They have registered one domain and were under the impression that they had reached the amount they were allowed to register. A company can register as many domains as they wish, as long as they have the documentation to back up the claim to the domains. Products that you sell could be registered or services that you provide …

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Discretionary Domain Name Registration

To follow up on earlier posts about registering a domain names and seeking advice from accountants in Gorey I would like point out that this ( the Blog) is not a definitive white paper on Irish domain names. A person who has not registered their business with the companies office may get a domain name under the “Discretionary Domain Name Registration” application. This means that if you have not got the correct paper work you …

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Advice From Accountants in Gorey – hmm

We had an interesting telephone call to the office today about our last article regarding registering Irish Domain Names, that means the ones that end in .ie  (not.com domain names) This anonymous caller on a private number claiming to be an accountant in Gorey mentioned that it is possible to register a domain name without being registered with the companies office. I would like to confirm that this is true….. if you are a registering …

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Domain Name Transfers or Renewals

We have just got in an email from a clients asking for advice on the renewal of her domain name. An american company emailed her and asked her to review her domain name and if she would like to renew it then she could click on the link provided to renew. Transfer Away!!! In actual fact what the company was asking was that they take over as the billing contact for her domain name. There …

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Eircom Customer Support

Just off the phone with Eircom after a new client came in and asked could we take over their domain name registration and their web hosting. I called 1800 203 204 then option 2 then option 2 again and then 1 but they now have another option that let me on a merry journey that stole an hour of my life I will never see again. Grr “What’s a domain name? Oh You mean a …

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Will a Good Domain Name get me to No 1 in Google?

How to get to the top of Google. This again comes up week after week as inquiries ask about Domain Names and Search Engines. Today a guy was asking if he registered a certain domain name will he come up first in Google, rather than register his own company name. The Answer is. . . Maybe! People under estimate the power of a search engine and the whole science behind it. Many assume its total …

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Anyone taking part in netexpo 2009?

Hi Folks, I am wondering if there is anyone taking a virtual stand at the netexpo online trade show this May 27th and 28th. Starting prices are around the €1,400 for a virtual stand http://www.searchevent2009.com/ If there are other web developers who have been approached please contact me to let me know what you think Dave Jordan 053 9430748

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