Apr 282010

In my various roles as an internet enthusiast and small business IT manager, I have spent a decent amount of time dealing with the intricacies of obtaining, using, and keeping domain names.  Just this week I have been helping my parents’ church look for a new domain name to go with a name for the congregation (I’m keeping the front runners secret for now to avoid poaching).

A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches…
(Proverbs 22:1, New King James Version)

It reminded me that most people don’t have to deal with domain name ownership on any kind of regular basis, and that can put measure of fear or trepidation in the prospect of engaging this important part of having a presence on the internet.  I have a lot I could say about the topic, but I thought would start with the process of finding your domain name since the tasks are fresh in my head.

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