How to get a .com address – Simplified

Technical Level: Beginner Time Required: 5 minutes Cost: $5.99

Having written this beginners guide on how to get a .com address over 2 years ago I felt it was time to revisit this post and see if there were any changes I could make to help make your journey any easier in getting a .com address.

After reading my original article I realized that I had focused a little too much on your future options rather than giving you the easiest option to get a website up and running. With that in mind I have decided people create enough barriers that stop their success before they even try something, so I decided to completely re-write this article in order to give you one less reason why you can’t succeed online.

As the internet grows in popularity more people are creating a web presence. To the average person this can seem like quite a daunting task that should be left to the tech savvy folk. You will however be surprised to know that in order to get a .com address (aka: Domain Name), it only takes minutes to setup.

More than ever, now is the time to get your website idea off the ground. With the huge growth in average people turning to the web to generate an alternate income doing something they love, you don’t want to wait any longer and risk missing your opportunity.

If you want to setup your first .com address, but you don’t need or want to know all the technical jargon that might benefit the advanced user, this step-by-step will guide you through the exact steps you need to take in order to buy a website hosting package that includes a domain name from the largest and most reliable hosting provider for startup blogs and websites (BlueHost) and setup your e-mail account.

The steps below will lead you through the process from deciding on .com, .net or .org to adding hosting so you can setup a blog

  1. Decide on a domain name
  2. Select your website hosting for your .com address
  3. Check if you can get your .com address and purchase your website hosting
  4. How do I setup e-mail

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With more and more people taking the plunge into the online space, the competition has increased a considerable amount, making it harder…read that – harder, not impossible for you to succeed.

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