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Old 02-06-2008, 08:31 PM
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Does anyone know where I can get a domain? We are a new business and we need to keep cost at a minimum, but we also want people to be able to find us. Our community is mostly a summer community, so the people that will be looking for our services will be looking from other areas in the state or even from out of state and we want to be easily accessable via a website. Any help that you can give us would be great.
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Old 02-06-2008, 09:13 PM
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I would use GODADDY.com, they are fairly inexpensive for domains and they do have build it yourself websites.GODADDY.COM
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Old 02-06-2008, 10:36 PM
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1and1.com is my pick. I have all of my websites hosted through them. They are running a great promotion atm as well. Check them out...any help you need let me know.
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How has the customer support been for you both for these web hosting companies?

I know even I get stuck a lot when using different web hosting companies. Trying to figure out how their system works etc.

Have you had any problems in the past and if so, were you able to get it resolved with their support?
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GoDaddy.com for me was a nightmare when it came to customer support. Transferring domains or changing you hosting package would be like pulling teeth. Every time I got someone on the phone, all they did was read pre-written text from a screen. Nothing got resolved either.

1and1.com on the other hand is fantastic. You get knowlegeable people on the other end, and they work things out with you. Not 'Try this and if that doesn't work then call us back'...arg. They will be getting my business for the years to come.

***Disclaimer*** These are my opinions and mine alone. This is in no regard to badmouth any hosting company
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Quote[/b] ]GoDaddy.com for me was a nightmare when it came to customer support. Transferring domains or changing you hosting package would be like pulling teeth. Every time I got someone on the phone, all they did was read pre-written text from a screen. Nothing got resolved either.
LOL this has been my experience too! It was basically you are on your own. I just barely was able to get stuff up and running with them but most people just don't know anything about web development or hosting and therefore I am sure it would be a nightmare.

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Quote[/b] ]1and1.com on the other hand is fantastic. You get knowlegeable people on the other end, and they work things out with you. Not 'Try this and if that doesn't work then call us back'...arg. They will be getting my business for the years to come.
How long have they been in business for? How do they charge for their support?
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They have been in business for 20 years. Free customer support...24/7.
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20 years! My gosh! That's older than the internet itself LOL
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well for the general public that is....I wonder what they did before that? I have been trying to find out...but to no avail.
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I have a domain with yahoo..say in a year I want to purchase a domain from somone else will I be abe to use the same domain name after it expires on yahoo?
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