Registering your own domain name makes sense — it gives you a personal and unique email address and a base for any business activity you might experiment with. But have you bothered?
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A survey conducted by AUDA and AusRegistry of 10,000 Australians found that 24 per cent owned a domain name. Of those, 74 per cent had a .au domain name, even though pricing for other top-level domains (such as .com or .info) is often much cheaper.
I suspect the figure might be a little higher among Lifehacker readers. So I’m wondering:
Tell us more (if you wish) about your domain name addiction or disdain in the comments.