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Watch out GoDaddy! Hostgator soon to offer cheaper domain names

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by websitesareus, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. websitesareus

    websitesareus Junior Member

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    Here is an excerpt from the Hostgator Newsletter I got today. What do you think? Here it goes:

    "Watch out GoDaddy!
    HostGator is mere weeks away from offering domain registration from our very own domain registrar service. Not only will the registration prices be significantly cheaper than GoDaddy, but you will also receive the legendary 24/7 around the clock support that you have come to know and love from HostGator."
     
  2. popcrdom29

    popcrdom29 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    That's good news. I'm already with Hostgator and could use some cheap domains. It'll make the process of buying that much easier.
     
  3. Monrox

    Monrox Power Member

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    It is not always a good idea to have hosting and domain with the same company.
     
  4. snag73

    snag73 Newbie

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    Amen to that Brother...

     
  5. clocker

    clocker Registered Member

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    Why is that?
     
  6. manmuffin

    manmuffin Junior Member

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    If you lose your hosting due to violations, you could also lose your domains in one fell swoop. Normally, you just lose your host and need to find a new one while still retaining your domains.
     
  7. gregstereo

    gregstereo Elite Member

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    Eggs...all in one basket...you could get nuked pretty badly by having all your names managed and sites hosted at a single source.
     
  8. thedorf

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    yea, what a shame, I really, really like Hostgator but have my websites there and will not put my domains there too...if your domains are somewhere else though (hmm, then you get shirty support).
     
  9. dheer

    dheer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    great going hostgator. I'm also with hostgator. Enjoyed my full 1st year business plan with them I found on bhw now I paid for next 1 year :)
     
  10. glaxxon

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    Never have domains with the hosting company.
    What if you want to sell the domain or someone want's to buy it from you? Things can get complicated. Also there is the risk of loosing the domain along with hosting in case of any violation.