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Best place to register a domain name?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by vote Republican, Jul 27, 2006.

  1. vote Republican

    vote Republican White and nerdy Moderator

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    I'm looking for a domain name, basic email and hosting (low space/bandwidth requirements) for a person page.

    I started one with register.com, price wasn't too bad (112 for the year, including "private info" for my personal info on whois). Their web page generator is sorta lame, and at this price I'm limited to 5 pages. There is a 30 day money back guarantee.

    Any recommendations?
     
  2. grokdesigns

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    godaddy.com

    Economy Plan:
    • 5 GB Space • 250 GB Transfer
    • 500 Email Accounts • FREE! Software
    • 10 MySQL Databases • 50 Email Forwards
    • Forums, Blogging, Photo Galleries • No ads

    $43.08/year for hosting
    $8.99 domains

    1and1.com is decent too.
     

  3. hwyhobo

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    godaddy.com

    I don't use them for hosting, but registration is cheap, and they also have an easy setup for you to manage multiple domains if you have more than one.
     
  4. ajkahr

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    I've used godaddy.com about 10 different times setting ups friends and such with domains. You can't go wrong with them.
     
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    NetNinja Always Faithful

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    godaddy!

    Easy as pie
     
  6. vote Republican

    vote Republican White and nerdy Moderator

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    So, y'all are saying godaddy?

    :uglylol:

    Thanks!!! :cool:
     
  7. Kanos

    Kanos Why yes.

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    I've used Godaddy.com in conjunction with domainsbyproxy for several years for for registration with no problems. The domainsbyproxy option is worth the money as it keeps your email address, name, phone number, etc from being readily available to the world. The Godaddy management tools are handy and always seem to work for me.

    I started with a unique hosting service run by a 16 y/o kid at the time that has sold twice now but I'm still grandfathered into a great deal with acceptable reliability. If I were making big bucks daily on my domains I might be looking around for something with guarenteed uptime. For me to host our club's RSO schedule calendar, host some pictures, and occasionally make large files easily available to clients I can live with a down day or two a year as long as I'm getting 600 mb storage, 30 gigs/month bandwidth, and lots of bells and whistles on a Linux system for $40/year. Sorry, it's a grandfathered deal and I don't know where you can come close to it. I'm not even sure I could keep it if I used a significant part of it.