Do You Own Your Domain Name ?

So you have a domain name but you enlisted someone to help you setup a site and they said they would do it all for you however , have you ever checked that your details are correct and that you actually own your domain name. It may pay to check which you can do at : Whois Enter your domain name ( don’t put in the www ) put the control text in , then check your details If you don’t have it in your name , talk to the person who registered the name as a first step but it needs to be in your name – its your domain.

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Have A Domain Name & Website – Here Are Some Things You Need To Know

We Exist On An A Need To Know Basis And In Business Here Are Some Things You Need To Know I have seen 2 businesses grind to a halt over not knowing details about their online Who hosts your domain ? / Can you login and see your details Do you own your domain or does your website developer ( this can be a legal minefield) – check the details at WhoIs Can you access your emails online / Who has my email account / What’s my email password? What if the person who designed my website and has all this information , disappears , goes broke? If you are listed on Google ( and you should be , check that your details are correct ) , location , contact and hours need to be correct , remember Google is the new white and yellow pages

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