Bumblebee Works DNS
DNS - Domain Name
This is the system that
converts your websites ip address to a name that we can easily
remember. Your site may reside at place like 192.168.0.256 but
that is a difficult number to remember and it really sucks for
advertising. So you make up something like MYBUSINESS.COM. The
domain name servers will tell your computer to go to 192.168.0.256
when you type in "mybusiness.com". Sort of the internet's
own 411 system.
Since you made up the name,
you will need to register it with one of the authorized companies
to manage domains.
The first rule of internet
domains is "Location Location and Location". The name
should be short and simple, avoid hyphens or numbers. If you get
4sale.com people will assume it is forsale.com which is another
businesses website and you would be advertising for them for free.
You want a ".com" if
at all possible. There are too many extensions to list but most
people are only aware of ".com". If you get something
like mybusiness.biz, it would be confusing and most people do not
take non-dotcom addresses seriously. You would be better off with
a name like myfloridabusiness.com. It is longer, but
automatically recognizable and the first step to making money
with your website.
The next step is to set up the
DNS info with the registrar you chose. If we register the domain
for you, we will take care of the DNS settings.
Bumblebee Works uses 2 name
servers, you will need to designate the primary and secondary
server info with your registrar.
If you are completely
confused, that is OK. We will register the domain for you for
only $14.95 and take care of everything. That includes the
internic fees for the first year and free privacy registration.
Once the information is
registered with a registrar it will take up to 24 hours to be
fully functional or when that the name will be directed to your
website. The Cyber Web's servers are instant, but internic is a
bit slower. If you have registered a website domain and set up an
account on one of the BumbleBeeWorks systems and you cannot
access it after 24 hours please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call us for help.