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eBu$iness: 7 steps to getting your small business online and making money now! by Paul Wallbank

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Chapter 7: Choosing a registrar

Once you have decided on your business name and checked the availability in various domains, it’s time to register your domain name. Registering a domain is one of the fiddly things about creating your own a website. The process can be bureaucratic and sometimes irritating, but thankfully it’s rarely expensive.

Managing more than 120 million domain registrations is beyond any one organisation. To overcome this, each of the different domain types (described in chapter 6) has its own administrator who in turn appoints registrars to handle the messy work of dealing with site owners.

Before you can set up your website, you have to register the domain with an appropriate registrar. This is usually painless, albeit ...

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