What's a domain name and web address?
What is a domain?
A domain name is a unique name corresponding to one or more IP addresses e. A web address reflects a domain name e. A web address is how people find your website on the internet. People can type your web address straight into a browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Safari on their computer, or into the internet application on their smart phone or tablet. People using a search engine like Google or Bing can also find your website by typing in a question or keywords, and searching. You may also use your domain name in your email address e. To set up an email address you'll also need to purchase an email service or hosting, which is different to registering a web address.
Why your business needs a custom domain name
Visitors should not need to think twice about the wording or spelling of your domain name. It is also worth considering using it as an email address. Certain special characters may not be accepted by email protocols. The visitor should easily be able to understand what your main business is from it.