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Aussie Clients – register your .au domain name and protect your brand online

As many of you know, I am a proud supporter and reseller of GoDaddy, and own Amay Web Hosting. In March 2022, a new Aussie domain extension was released for Australian businesses. Contact us to find out more and to register your new .au domain name. 

Here is some information about .au. Credit goes to GoDaddy for this information. 

What is a .au domain?

The release of .au domain names, means there’s a shorter web address for Aussies to use to get your business or idea online, or to add an additional web address for existing websites. ( ie. point .au to your existing .com.au if you wish). 
 

Who can register .au domains?

Real Aussies can. If you want a dot au domain for yourself or your business, you’ll need to provide a physical address to prove you call Australia home. This may seem strict or unnecessary, but it’s common practice for many countries. It protects Australians with a legitimate local business from getting their .au domain taken by a person or company who’s an ocean away and doesn’t have a real presence in Australia.

What can I do with a .au domain?

Well, sky’s the limit. A .au domain name is perfect for just about any Australian business, industry or idea, especially if you want your fellow Aussies to know you’re local. Here are a few of the top businesses and industries:

  • Restaurants
  • Pubs, bars and breweries
  • Retail stores
  • Broadcasting and entertainment
  • Travel and tourism
  • Software development and sales
  • Consultants
  • And more

Why should I get a .au domain?

If you already own a .com.au.net.au or other second-level .au domain, you’ll definitely want to get the matching .au domain to keep someone else from snagging it and taking a chunk of your traffic with it. That, and it gives your visitors an address that’s easier to type and remember.

Of course, if you don’t already have a second-level .au domain, you’ll want to grab one to make sure potential customers know that you’re a local business and that when they support you, they’re supporting homegrown businesses that are making Australia better every day.

How do I get a .au domain?

Contact me for more information about registering your new .au domain name. Whether you are an existing client or a new one, I will help you to register the domain name (as well as build your new website, if you need one).

Also, if you already have a website, I will help you to either move your site to the .au domain or point it to your existing website.  

I look forward to your call or email. 

thanks, Anne. 

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