Having your own domain name (like www.yourname.com) can help you make your online identity and give you total access to it rather than using a free host's subdomain such as yourname.freehost.com which comes with limited control.
Best Domain Name Companies
There are quite a few top domain name registrars out there. I have used a few of them and here is a short list of my favourite domain names registrars.
- NameCheap - Voted the best in 2011
- DydnaDot - Used by many users around the world - One of the best
- Yahoo Domains - Used by many but Expensive.
- GoDaddy - Used by many , Good Deals.