The first step in getting your new website up and running is registering your domain name. A domain name is an address, such as www.YourBusiness.com, that points to your website. Securing a domain name is a three-part process, and I will outline my suggested steps below. We use affiliate links in this tutorial and earn a small commission if you buy a domain through our links. Rest assured, we would not recommend a service that wasn’t high quality.