Buying a domain or registering a domain name is the first step in setting up any website and is akin to choosing the area on which to build a home. Domain is the address of the website and it is very important to choose a domain name in marketing and promotion contexts. But where to buy a domain – Should I use the services of an Israeli company or is it better to choose the services of an international company? In this article we will discuss the pros and cons of each of the ways to help you acquire a domain for your site – with minimal frustration.
Domain acquisition in Canada
Firstly, if you want to buy a domain with the extension .ca you really have no choice – domains with a local extension can only be purchased through Israeli companies. However, you should compare prices and conditions between the different companies, since there is no regulation of domain prices in Canada and they may vary between companies. Due to a minority of competitors a local domain is usually more expensive but it is important to remember that it offers many advantages in terms of marketing and promoting the website.
If you have an eye on an international domain (that is, with a .com, .net or .org extension) you can decide between canadian and international domain providers. Buying an Israeli provider domain is usually more convenient and friendly – the interface through which you purchase the domain is in English, you can receive a quick and friendly human response to any questions and concerns you may have and if you need support – you will not have to wait until midnight due to the time difference. On the other hand, buying a domain from an Israeli provider is, for the most part, more expensive than buying a domain through an international provider.
You may want to check the somain before buying, to see if anyone else has registered it before. You may want to make Reverse IP Lookup Service to see if the domain is already regsitered and when it is become free. You should be very careful with domains.
Domain acquisition from an international company
The biggest advantage of buying a domain through an international company is undoubtedly the price. The price differences are relatively large, so even in cases where you are offered a package that includes a domain with co.il extension in combination with a domain with a .com extension by an Israeli company, you should find out what the cost of a separate purchase of the domains is because it is likely to be cheaper In an international company. Important – Hebrew domain with .com extension can also be purchased through an international provider.
On the other hand, buying a domain through an international company can be a daunting task if you run into problems and need support.
Buying an existing domain
What happens if you want to purchase a domain but it has already been “caught” by another website? In this case, you can choose one of a variety of domain commerce websites. These sites mediate between domain-specific owners and those seeking to acquire the right to use the domain name. You can also try to contact the domain owner directly and negotiate face to face. In any case, it’s important to keep in mind that buying an existing domain will often cost tens of meters from purchasing a free domain and is only worthwhile if a specific domain name has conceptual relevance to the site you’re about to launch.