Do you have a website, but feel like it is a waste of your time, money, and resources? Do you feel like your custom emails from your domain don’t add value at all? Then comes a time when you have to renew the services and wonder if it is worth?
This is a common experience with many people, and the thought of doing away with your website is the first thing that comes to mind. And the best way to do it is just to sit and wait, and let the domain expire. However, this is usually not the best solution. There are several benefits you gain from retaining your website and not letting it expire.
- You gain credibility in the worldwide web. Your presence there for a long time makes users regards you as reliable, authentic and an authority in your field. For business websites, clients easily develop confidence in you when they know that you have been there for a long time.
- Search engines take you more seriously. This can help in getting your website or company visible.
- By not renewing your domain, someone can get it and may use it in a way that impersonates you, or may benefit from the traffic that you could have gained.
- Allowing your domain to expire may lead to penalties when trying to renew it. You therefore save money by renewing it on time.
If you find that you do not have money for the renewal at the moment, you could consider asking your domain registration and hosting service provider t extend a credit advance or give you an opportunity to pay for the service in installments. You could be a small part of the great world wide web, but your small contribution is what counts to make it a world wide web.