Every site needs a domain name.
Domain names are so cheap nowadays it worth considering alternatives to your company name. Maybe you look at product names and something for more global.
We know that many companies can’t get the right domain name in a co.uk or .com. Please do not be tempted to get .net .org.uk unless you understand.
“What do the different extensions mean?
Selection of the common extensions:
.co.uk is the country code for United Kingdom. The .co portion of the extension indicates the domain name is for commercial purposes. It is unrestricted and may be registered by anyone, from any country.
.com represents the word “commercial,” and is the most widely used extension in the world. Most businesses prefer a .com domain name because it is a highly recognised symbol for having a business presence on the Internet.
.net represents the word “network,” and is most commonly used by Internet service providers, Web-hosting companies or other businesses that are directly involved in the infrastructure of the Internet. Additionally, some businesses choose domain names with a .net extension for their intranet Websites.
.org represents the word “organization,” and is primarily used by non-profits groups or trade associations.
.org.uk is the country code for United Kingdom. The .org portion of the extension indicates the domain name is for an organization. It is unrestricted and may be registered by anyone, from any country.
.biz is used for small business Web sites.
.info is for credible resource Web sites and signifies a “resource” web site. It’s the most popular extension beyond .com, .net and .org.
.mobi (short for “mobile”) is reserved for Web sites built for easy viewing on mobile devices.
.tv is for rich content/multi-media Web sites, commonly used within the entertainment or media industry.
.name is the only domain extension specifically designed for personal use. It is commonly used for easy to remember e-mail addresses and personal web sites that display photos or personal information about an individual.
.me.uk is the country code for United Kingdom. The .me portion of the extension indicates the domain name is for an individual. It is unrestricted and may be registered by anyone, from any country.
.uk.com is an alternate domain for the United Kingdom
.eu.com is an alternate domain for the European Union