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A .com Domain Name is one of the World’s Most Recognized Web Addresses

WHY A .COM DOMAIN NAME? Why not a .com domain name? Especially now, when you’re inundated with so many top level domain (TLD) options and unsure of which one you can rely on. Revered as the global online standard, .com’s proven track record has earned the trust of millions of individuals and businesses around the world, and can help lead you to success too.

So Join the Millions of Others Who’ve Chosen a .com Domain Name to:

Be Trusted

.com was one of the first TLDs introduced for use on the internet back in January 1985. Today, there are over 120 million registered .com domain names. As an established domain, millions of individuals and businesses around the world trust .com for their online presence.

Be Positioned for Success

By registering a .com domain name, you’ll join the ranks of every Fortune 500 company and many of the top startups that have made a .com domain name, a global standard for doing business online.

Be Confident

For more than 19 years, Verisign has managed and protected the .com DNS with 100 percent operational accuracy and stability. That means you can focus on what’s important to you, knowing that your domain name is powered by Verisign.

WHO USES A .COM?

A .com is registered every second!1

From large enterprises with global footprints to college graduates starting new careers, millions around the world have used their .com domain names successfully to promote a product, offer a service, highlight a skill and much more.

Here's How Others Use Their .com:

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HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR PERFECT .COM

Do you know that there is an abundance of .com domain names available for registration? So finding the best domain name for you should be fairly easy. Just follow one or more of the following tips to help create the right .com web address for you.

Consider Short

More than 91% of .com five-character combinations and more than 99% of .com six-character combinations are available.2

Think Keywords

Keyword-rich domain names positively affect search click-through results.

Be Creative

Use a catchy slogan or include your city or state to keep your website memorable and top of mind.

Internet search users are almost twice as likely to click on a domain name where the second level includes at least one of the keywords in their search query, compared to a domain name that does not include any of the keywords in their search query.

Still unsure or not ready to register? Learn more tips on how to get online!

REGISTER YOUR .COM NOW

FIND A PARTNER TO REGISTER YOUR .COM

Once you’ve selected your .com domain name, you’ll need to register it through one of our partners called a registrar. A registrar can help you, the registrant, register, host and manage your domain name. 

Selecting the right partner is paramount, so learn some helpful tips on selecting the right domain name registrar that can help meet your specific needs.

Visit One of Our Featured Partners to Register Your Domain:

FIND A REGISTRAR

JUST FOR TECH STARTUPS

For Tech Startups

Are you a startup or thinking about starting a business in the technology field? Want to learn how a .com can help you succeed? Come visit us to hear why a .com is the global online standard for millions of successful businesses, get a demo of our name suggestion tool and receive some complimentary gifts for stopping by!

Come see us soon at this event:

September 18-20: TechCrunch Disrupt, San Francisco, CA

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FIND OUT MORE ABOUT A DOMAIN NAME

Once a domain name is registered, the registrar will publish the registration details in a public database called Whois. You can find information on registered .com domain names, such as the registrar of record.

SEARCH WHOIS

WANT TO BECOME A .COM REGISTRAR?

You may want to consider becoming a .com registrar, especially if you’re in a business that offers web-related services such as website building, email or SEO. After becoming a registrar, we can help you support your clients with our registry services.

BECOME A DOMAIN NAME REGISTRAR

WHAT’S NEW WITH .COM

IN THE NEWS

Verisign's Latest Quarterly Domain Name Industry Brief Shows Registrations Expanding in All Categories

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in May

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Top 10 Trending Keywords in .Com and .Net Registrations in April

REGISTER YOUR .COM

What are you waiting for? Join the millions who use a .com every day to connect successfully to consumers and customers around the globe. Get your .com and see why a .com web address is one of the most trusted and recognized domains in the world.

So Are You Ready for .com?

1 Verisign data as of March 31, 2016
2 Verisign data as of April 11, 2016. Availability statistics are based on all possible five-character and six-character combinations of A-Z, 0-9 and a hyphen.