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5 Steps for Choosing the Perfect E-Commerce Domain Name

Just over half of small business owners are now doing business online, and aspiring and new entrepreneurs who are looking to start an e-commerce business must pick a powerful domain name from the start. VeriSign’s 2020 Domain Name Industry brief reported 366.3 million domain names were registered across top-level domains (TLDs) by the close of...
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6 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Name for Your Dream Business

Our name is usually the first thing we tell someone about ourselves, and the first thing we ask of others in return. We wear our names on jewelry, our license plates, and on name tags at meetings and events; it’s how we tell the world who we are. It works, too: just hearing someone’s name...
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5 Step Process for Finding the Perfect Name for Your Mobile App

Choosing a name for your mobile app is something you’ll want to do carefully. The fact is that people do judge a book by its cover. Your app’s name will have a significant impact on its success since it will create the first impression. Your name should be memorable, appealing and clear. StartupNation exclusive discounts...
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The Ultimate 10-Step Checklist to Starting an Online Business

If you plan to start an online business this year, your website needs to be a serious player from the start, not a thrown together afterthought. While rushing in without a plan might work for Indiana Jones, it’s not the best advice for online entrepreneurs. E-commerce retail is expected to climb 24 percent by 2023,...
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Winning the Domain War: Startup Lessons from Ugly Domain Mishaps

Domains have become the coveted real estate of the internet. Similar to finding the right brick and mortar with plenty of visibility and foot traffic, securing the right domain can significantly enhance your presence online. Domains can have significant consequences on your business if not secured and managed properly. Deciding on and registering a domain...
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How to Choose the Right Website Builder

If you own a business, you may need a website. Sure, you can have a social media account (or several), but a website is home base. It’s where you showcase your products and services, host your content, gather leads and really establish credibility.   That said, one of the biggest problems that new business owners face is...
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The Real Cost of Starting a Business Using WordPress

Starting any business from the ground up is challenging, especially when you have a plethora of responsibilities and tasks on your hands. Choosing to build your startup's website with WordPress is appealing because it’s user-friendly and provides a wealth of options for non-coders. It’s the perfect option for those who seek control and are willing...
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Cybersquatting: How to Protect Your Startup’s Domain Name

What is cybersquatting? What happens when the domain you want is taken? When we say taken, we don't mean that someone else secured the domain to launch their website, app or e-commerce business and are actively using the domain. We are talking about the cybersquatting screen of death, which basically means that someone else bought,...
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Startup Cheat Sheet for Branding, Domain Selection and Logo Design

Brands that have grown decade after decade weren’t the epitome of perfection when they began. Think of Google when it launched the search engine; it was not the powerhouse it presently is. But Google had a clear vision about its product and laid the foundation in the very beginning. I started two ventures in 2016, and...
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5 Online Mistakes to Avoid as a Small Business

As a small business owner, you’re busy. You’re juggling many different responsibilities, and it can be challenging to focus on the right thing at the right time. It’s no surprise mistakes are made along the way. With nine out of 10 U.S. consumers using the Internet to look for local goods and services and research a...