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How is Bulk Domain Name Registration Done? It Just Depends

Posted in Domain Name Registration on May 1st, 2007

With the popularity of the internet in business today, it is not uncommon for a company to register more than one domain at a time. This allows the company to bring users to their site or sites from a number of angles. Various domains can be used for branches of the business, to vary the content, or simply as a way to get a bigger piece of the internet pie. Registering all of your domain names at the same time will often get you a discount from your registrar. If you have 100, 200, or even 500 domains to register, though, it is obviously easier to register all of them at once. So how is bulk domain name registration done? It depends on the company you use to some degree, but there are a couple of more popular methods of getting your bulk domain registration completed.

Obviously it would be a colossal time waster if you had to type in 500 separate domain names, check their availability in each suffix, and then register the ones you can find and want. With that in mind, many companies that offer bulk domain name registration offer their own interfaces for completing the process. So how is bulk domain name registration done by these companies? It is actually pretty simple from your end. First of all, there will be some sort of text box that asks for you to list the domain names you want. Most of the time, you will not even need to supply the suffix you want. Once you have pasted or typed them all into the box, you select the suffixes you want to check, and click a button. Your list comes back with what is available and immediately you can choose whether or not you want to register what is available and for how long. Then you simply give your credit card information and the domains are all yours. The entire process can be completed in a matter of minutes.

Not every company, obviously, uses the exact same features for bulk email registration. So how is bulk domain name registration done by other companies? The best method is where the company actually does all the work for you. Once your IT department or whomever you have working your domain name lists comes up with their choices, you can fax a hard copy or email an electronic copy of the list. The company will research the domain names for you and come back to you with a price and a list of what is available in what suffixes. You give the thumbs up or make the adjustments you want and they will do everything else for you. Before you know it, you are all over the web with your hundreds of domains making it easier for customers and clients to find you.

If you want to save money, then knowing the answer to the question: how is bulk domain name registration done, will allow you to decide what works best for you. Your comfort with interfaces or desire to do more or less of the work on your own is the best indicator of what type of service you should use. Coupled with price, it just takes a little research to find out which company you should use to get your bulk domain registrations done efficiently.