what is a domain

Back To Basics Video: What Is A Domain?

Let’s face it. You can’t be a real estate agent without hearing the latest technology trend that will help you with your business. The latest smartphone, latest microphone technology for your videos, a selfie stick to record yourself, and the list goes on and on. Can a real estate agent go without having the latest tech toy or can they be successful by working hard and networking? Most likely the answer is right in the middle.

Can you become a top producer without technology? Yes you can. Will your workload be 3x as much without technology? Yes absolutely. So let’s meet in the middle and discover what technology can do for you. Below are basic terms that are important to know before you jump into the high tech world. We made it short, sweet and straight to the point!

What’s A Domain?

If you’re a real estate agent, you need a real estate website! We’re going to help you sort through the sea of technology talk to get you up to date so you can start your journey into creating a successful real estate website.

So what is a domain? It’s easy to think that a domain and a website are one in the same. A domain name is what people type into their browser to find your site. It’s the words after the http://. Think of it like your home address, but in this case it’s a web address. We recommend to include the name of city you specialize in. An example would be: http://www.bellevueandesattlehomes.com

In order to setup up your domain you will need to register the domain to reserve it. You can register your domain on sites like godaddy.com. Once you’ve registered your domain you will need to find a hosting service and then start building your website!