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Cheapest Domain Names: Netfirms? Godaddy?

Greets folks! Nkonim!

I would like to get an idea of where everybody gets their domain name from. I personally use netfirms but i always check name availability with go daddy.

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another thing many people don't know/should start differentiating is that many a times when you register a domain name with a naija company it's usually a third party thing. you don't have full control of the name. simply get a master-card/visa-card, do it yourself and have full control. someone recommended netfirms.com , I'm about switching to them

P/S: what do you guys think about this?: http://www.webhosting.info/webhosts/tophosts/Country/NG

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If you want the domain name get the domain name from http://www.tucktail.com/ .It offers to get the domain names at low cost,

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What can be cheaper than free?Web4Africa is currently offering .ng domains for free! Whats more? .org for $3 and .info for $4.

I learnt about GoDaddy's pettiness late last year. About thier blocking Nigerians. Thats their cup of tea. Other smarter companies are always finding ways of doing business with Nigeria, Africa's biggest population.

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I wonder why people still go ahead looking for host outside nigeria when there are cheaper domain name registeration with loads of freebies more visit 9ja-hosted.com and host your domain name for N2000 for two years. Also you will get a free webhost of 300mb with 7 mysql database and 6gb b/dw. Its an unbeatable offer.

Note: 9ja-hosted.com only host domain, other services are free courtesy of other website.

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Domain names can be gotten from any domain registration company irrespective of their hosting reliability.

From stats verifiable online, if GoDaddy registers more domain name than any other DNR then one cannot take it away from them.

I still believe GoDaddy offers cheap domain names just as Hostway (which I use for all domain name registrations anyway).

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The reason the price is cheap is that they will charge you $8.25 for the following year and there is a domain transfer fee if you want to swap registrars at any time of $29!

If you only want a domain for a year then their prices are cheap!

GoDaddy is still the number one domain registrar in the World and that is not by chance!

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@ Cactus

The theme of this thread is 'Re: Cheapest Domain Names: Netfirms? Godaddy?'

I do not use GoDaddy for anything else other than domain registration! I do not host anything with them at all and would never consider hosting with them, Register.com or any other domain registrar!

If people consider using their other services like hosting etc, then they must not be very internet wise!

GoDaddy are a cheap and fast domain registrar. Their domain registration services are first class. They also register more domains than any other company in the World. In fact 100% more than their nearest competitor!

The official figures from ICANN are here - http://www.webhosting.info/registrars/top-registrars/global/

If you are talking about hosting then that is a different matter and should not be confused with domain registration (the theme of this thread)

I can recommend the following hosts which I have good experience of and give good service:-

http://www.futurequest.net/

http://www.fasthosts.co.uk/

http://www.aplus.net/

When was registering a domain enough to start a website? Domain registration and hosting are totally two seperate issues and services!

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okay now beat this godaddy is not the cheapest domain name provider

ipowerweb = $2.95

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@ REVEREND. Have you used godaddy previously? those who have know what they are talking about. well the cheap price for the domain is mainly to entice you to use their hosting service which sucks like crap. I hope you know the difference between domain registration/hosting. registration is easy anyone can do it. our grudge against godaddy is in respect to their hosting service. their service suck,

So where did you get your fact from that godaddy is the number 1 domain registration company in the world as long has you have cute girl in cute outfit on tv bouncing up and down looking sexy people registering shouldnt be a problem> if you have used their services and in your opinion still consider them the best in the world, well good for you else yikes. If you can provide reliable sources, I am not going to change my opinion about godaddy but will only give them thumbs up. there are numerous measures of performance one can use.

GODADDY STILL AND WILL CONTINUE TO SUCK

http://web-hosting-review.toptenreviews.com/godaddy-review.html

you register then you will find out oh u need something and you have to pay to use it.

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Godaddy has nothing to do with whether you are able to view your site if it is hosted in Nigeria. They are a good Company and offer very cheap domain names. You can get a .com domain for US$6.99 per year!

Network Solutions or Register.com are a bunch of thieves and charge up to $36 per year for a .com domain!

I have checked with both and it is absolute nonsense that people state that Nigerian servers are being blocked!

Once you domain name is registered and the DNS has propagated, then you will be able to view your site wherever it may be hosted on the planet.

GoDaddy is a good domain registrar and is currently the number one domain Company in the World!

I will let you into a secret. Get a free domain name at http://www.dot.tk/en/index.html. I use a few of these and they are great. You can use them with free hosting providers as well. You will also be helping the people of the island of Tokelau in the South Pacific!

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ever heard of N-E-T-W-O-R-K S-O-L-U-TIONS?

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godaddy is rubbish. @ retro, if you want anyone in nigeria to be able to view ur site, then never think of using godaddy.

i used it for three months and i was told that they block all nigerian Server request coz of fraud.

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Never ever in your lifetime any should use godaddy. They suck big time i have used them and they really suck. most of the products or services that you will readiy get for free along with subscription to services with other webhosting companies, godaddy charges extra they suck dont use they. youve being warned.

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Godaddy is so much better.

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