Posts tagged with ‘domain names’

  • Recommended Resource: NameSilo for Domain Registrations

    By Jennifer Mattern on July 23, 2014
    If you've been a long-time reader, you probably know I run a lot of websites. And you might have seen me mention that GoDaddy was my registrar of choice (or at least the one I used and recommended). For years, GoDaddy had the best deals. While that might not matter much if you only need to register a few domains […]
  • Snag a Great Domain Name for Your Writing Site or Blog!

    By Jennifer Mattern on July 18, 2012
    On our forum today we're discussing ways to brainstorm domain name ideas for your professional writing website or blog. Of course you can always use your own name or your name plus "writing" for a domain name. But sometimes a brandable or keyword-rich domain name is more fitting. I often go this route and it usually pays off in search […]
  • Merging or Moving Your Website or Blog: When is it Worth It?

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 5, 2010
    Should you merge two of your blogs into one? How about combining your professional site and niche blog that are currently on different domains? Is it time to simply change the domain of your site for branding reasons? I've gone through a lot of site mergers and re-branding efforts over the years, and I'm going through another one right now […]
  • How to Setup a Domain and WordPress Blog Using Cpanel Hosting

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 25, 2009
    Kathleen Roberts (a QFF reader) recently asked for tips on setting up an add-on domain name through Cpanel (a popular control panel used by hosting companies), setting up a WordPress installation on that domain, and then uploading and installing the Depeche WordPress theme I'm giving away free here to members (you have to be a member and be logged in […]
  • Choosing a Domain Name for Your Book Site or Blog

    By Jennifer Mattern on September 9, 2008
    Not too long ago we talked about character blogs, and I mentioned that I wanted to start one for a novel I'm working on. I'm a big believer in the pre-launch, and want a blog not only setup but bringing in decent traffic and reader interaction before I even consider pitching a manuscript to publishers down the road. To do […]