Website domain registration scam by Domain Name Group

Last week, we reported the domain registration scam by DomainRegister.  Now, a week later, another one has popped up, this time by Domain Name Group. It’s very similar to the DomainRegister scam – you are sent an official looking document which resembles an invoice that needs to be paid.  The document comes from: Domain Name… Continue reading Website domain registration scam by Domain Name Group

Website domain registration scam by DomainRegister

If you have registered an internet domain for your website, you may be the target of scams by other domain registrars who may employ a number of procedures to trick you into registering additional similar domains at inflated prices. These organisations are able to find out your contact details, as the registered domain owner, by… Continue reading Website domain registration scam by DomainRegister

Some tourism operators are not taking the internet seriously

Isn’t it frustrating when you see some tourism operators dismiss the value of an internet presence when most travellers are now using the web and social media to plan and book their trips? Consider this recent example.  A cruise operator that takes passengers on wilderness cruises through a remote part of Gippsland surrounded by a… Continue reading Some tourism operators are not taking the internet seriously

Shop around for your website’s domain registration or renewal

People shop around for the best deal on groceries, petrol, goods and services to save money. Sometimes the savings can be enormous.  The same should apply when purchasing or renewing your website’s domain name registration. There is a list of accredited registrars for Australian domain names, so ensure you only select from that list. What… Continue reading Shop around for your website’s domain registration or renewal

Why showcase your internet provider in your business email address?

Say a business has their own domain and website. How many times do you encounter businesses that publish their email address as being the one they were allotted by their internet service provider? For example, let’s say “Melbourne’s Best Apartments” has a website at www.MelbournesBestApartments.com.au. On their website, they advertise their email address as being… Continue reading Why showcase your internet provider in your business email address?