|August 22, 2013|
|Beware of Domain Name Parking Scams and Schemes|
|By Bill Hartzer|
| If you own a domain name, and you don’t currently have a live website on that domain, then one option is to park that domain name and potentially earn revenue from it. Keep in mind, though, that if you park a domain name, and plan on eventually using it as a live website with real content on it, you may want to think twice before you park the domain.
If you’re not going to use the domain for a live site, but just want to own the domain name as an investment (after all, domain names have value), then you might consider parking the domain name to earn revenue. Whatever you do, don’t leave the default name servers and let your registrar keep all the revenue from your domain name. If you bought your domain name from Godaddy, for example, the default is for Godaddy to immediately earn revenue from your domain name: I would never do that, and would never actually pay Godaddy for the “privilege” of earning parking revenue from them. You don’t have to pay to park your domain names. [...]
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| Automattic announced that it has added .CO as a new top-level domain option for WordPress.com users. This joins other options like .ME, .COM, .NET, and .ORG. It will cost you $25 a year for a .CO domain.
To register for a .CO domain, go to Store and Domains in the dashboard, and type in the .CO domain you wish to register in the “Add a Domain” field.
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