Buy A Domain Name From WA Or Elsewhere?

Last Update: August 25, 2016

1/ What is the difference between buying your domain within WA and buying one elsewhere?

2/ I know that siterubix is a subdomain. But in what category do WA's domains fall into? Are they top level?

3/ If you buy a domain name elsewhere, do you pay any more money to then move it to here?

4/ If you do have any experience of this, how much on average would you pay on top of your domain?

5/ I have noticed some domains are very cheap (0.99) are these secondary level domains and if they are are they any good?

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Kyle Premium Featured Comment
In response to your questions here.

1/ What is the difference between buying your domain within WA and buying one elsewhere?

You can learn more about the domain platform here on our website:

http://www.wealthyaffiliate.com/domains

There definitely are a lot of differences.

2/ I know that siterubix is a subdomain. But in what category do WA's domains fall into? Are they top level?

Yes, those are free sites that you can create here and they are subdomains. You don't actually own the domain, but you are in full control of the content on your websites.

3/ If you buy a domain name elsewhere, do you pay any more money to then move it to here?

http://www.wealthyaffiliate.com/domains

Will show you a comparison grid. Although on face value some domains will appear cheaper, they don't include much of what you need when you buy a domain.

4/ If you do have any experience of this, how much on average would you pay on top of your domain?

$14 max for a .com, with EVERYTHING included (private whois, email accounts, domain protection and next year guarantee pricing)

5/ I have noticed some domains are very cheap (0.99) are these secondary level domains and if they are are they any good?

They won't include many of the features and they will lock you into next year pricing that is $20-25 typically and try to sell you on a bunch of other upsells.
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AndiTointon Premium
Superb Kyle, Thanks, that really hit the nail on the head for me and no doubt many others who will read this.
Andi.
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shakem9 Premium
Is this a part of the affiliate program?
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AndiTointon Premium
it relates to both programs on WA Shakem9.
Andi.
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shakem9 Premium
Where can we find our affiliate links for this?
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AndiTointon Premium
See the aeroplane icon on the top right bar - click on that and it will drop down a menu and one of those is links and tracking. It's in there. Click copy and paste but not too many, don't go too crazy. Strategic placing is they key.
Andi.
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lmwhite Premium
This was helpful -- thank you.
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ChristineBro Premium
Thank-you Andi,
These were the questions going through my mind. I have not had a chance to review the links Kyle provided but I will. I am struggling to understand if you purchase a domain name on WA if you own it? I know that if you host a site on SiteRubix you do not own the name just the content. But if you purchase the domain through WA do you own that domain name? or should you purchase through another site such as Go Daddy? I thought that you owned the domain name when you purchase through WA.
Christine
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ChristineBro Premium
Thank-you Andi,
These were the questions going through my mind. I have not had a chance to review the links Kyle provided but I will. I am struggling to understand if you purchase a domain name on WA if you own it? I know that if you host a site on SiteRubix you do not own the name just the content. But if you purchase the domain through WA do you own that domain name? or should you purchase through another site such as Go Daddy? I thought that you owned the domain name when you purchase through WA.
Christine
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AndiTointon Premium
Hi Christine, Yes you own that domain name if you purchase through Wealthy Affiliate - It is yours for keeps for as long as you want it.
Andi Tointon
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BrianFord Premium
Thank's for your post!! Nice reply from Kyle
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AndiTointon Premium
Yes , great explanation. Very pleased.
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MPollock Premium
The WA domains work fantastic, and I like owning them and at 14.00 a year you can not go wrong.
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AndiTointon Premium
I would have trouble trusting other places for domains.
We know the sort of quality Kyle and Carson provides, the evidence is there in front of us every day and they are constantly improving things for us. It's a great place to be.
And also, Mike you are a testament to the WA domains having already used them.
I can't wait to see the difference they might make to my websites.
Andi.
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bigrog44 Premium
I still have to buy a domain name for my Wealthy Affiliate website.
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AndiTointon Premium
Me too, it's lack of funds for me - I need to work out how to funnel a load of referrals to sign up under me. That would be really great.
Andi.
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bigrog44 Premium
I know what you mean. I was going to buy a domain name for my second website. I had to pay a financial charge on my credit card.
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Steve1958 Premium
You got the answers from the BEST!
Bests wishes for all you do!
Steve
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AndiTointon Premium
I didn't expect that at all. Excellent response though.
Andi.
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