OK, I’m still a little behind schedule today. The reason I’m behind schedule is I’m creating multiple blogs and registering domain names. And trying to find host like PowWeb (where you can get 80 dollars of free advertising from both Yahoo and Google , and there’s a little ad at the bottom of this page for their $3.88 hosting). But purchasing domain names can be expensive if you don’t look for the cheapest domain registration. I usually go to Godaddy to do my domain name checks, but then I buy my domains from Yahoo . And you should too. Can you find a better ongoing deal than $1.99? I don’t think so. And do not get fooled by Godaddy’s $1.99 offer . Like I said, I myself am a Godaddycustomer, but their $1.99 comes only if you buy something else-like hosting.
But you need to do a search. I’m gonna go out on a limb and suggest checking Yahoo! Small Business . As you can see from that screen capture. I got offered the cheap domain name deal last night, so you can still purchase a domain from that at that price. The deal is only for “new customers.” Also keep in mind, their 2nd year domain name renewal price is NOT so good, so when the year is up I usually go to Godaddy. This year they were doing $6.99 and get a second year free. (I spent most of the afternoon today doing that upgrade to WordPress 2.5.1, I told everybody it was gonna happen 2 weeks ago when they released that terrible 2.5).
But if you’re going to stick with making blogs you’re going to need to buy domain names. But once you start one blog you’ll probably do another one. Be sure to find the right department, which is Yahoo! Small Business and register with them for that good price. If that links doesn’t show you the deal don’t worry as of March 2009 I checked they’re still doing it! So you should look around at the above site and also try see if this link might work too. And do it multiple times , it doesn’t matter. You can use any Yahoo account, I used mine, my mother’s, my uncle’s, etc., They’re not doing anything with ’em! So now I just have a little Excel chart with all the different logins and domains.