Ever thought about getting your own personal domain name? Have you setup a website with a long, unwieldy and totally unmemorable url? What about your current Domain Name Registrar? Fed up with the constant up sell, garish website and questionable practices? This week, I take a look at the potentially complex subject of Domain Name Registration, but find a new way of making it simple and uncomplicated.
This full, free show (sponsored by Hover.com) takes you through some of the basics of just what Domain Name Management is all about.
It includes some sections on why you might want a domain name or new email address, and shows you some examples of how you can use a personal domain name to create an unlimited number of links, or collect all your useful links into a single page.
How about setting up your personal domain name pointing to your About.Me page? It’s all explained in this week’s tutorial
I also show you how to use a personal domain name in conjunction with your iWeb website – it’s really very simple.
The show also covers setting up a mailbox to match your new domain name, accessing it via webmail, configuring Apple Mail to use it and forwarding your new email address to an existing email address.
Hover also have some great services to allow you to move any existing domain names to them to take advantage of their great tools and services.