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Old 30th October 2007, 01:19 AM   #9

Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 10

I would think the other way round. If your website is meant to sell an eBook or digital info which has a 'shelf-life', I don't think it's practical to pay for the domain names few years ahead. After all, when your promotion or offer is over, you are not going to promote the same site anymore, or maybe you might just want to close that website.

It is also good practice if you are not sure your target market is profitable. By registering a domain for one year to test out the market first, if it is a profitable market to work on, you can then renew few years ahead. But don't do this when you are starting on the new niche market. By doing so, you are minimizing your start up cost.

Just my 2 cents.


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