What is .biz?
.biz is a generic top-level domain created in 2001 to augment the demand for domain names following the boom in eCommerce in the late 1990s. It is administered by NeuStar and processed by accredited registrars.
Who uses .biz?
The .biz domain requires no specific legal or geographic qualifications but must be used for business or commercial purposes. Today, it has over two million registrations worldwide, including small eCommerce startups and large business websites.
Why go with .biz?
Establish your online presence and build brand awareness with a domain extension that immediately identifies your site as a business enterprise. This extension meets high security standards and is easy to remember. As one of the most trusted domain extensions, .biz also helps you reach online buyers and widen your customer base. Whether you are a small startup or an established company, go with a .biz domain extension that grows with your business.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a domain?
is your website name and the address where you are found on the internet. A domain name can be any combination of letters and numbers followed by an extension. You may recognize .com, which is the most common extension. But we offer hundreds of others
to help you stand out. Every domain is unique and must be registered before you use it.
I already have a domain name. Can I transfer it to Yahoo Small Business?
Yes! You'll need to sign up for a Yahoo Small Business plan. Make sure your domain is ready to transfer and supply the authorization code.
The details will vary slightly depending on your current domain registrar. But don't worry, it’s easy. Learn more in the Help Center.
What is a TLD?
TLD stands for ‘top-level domain’. It is the last part of the domain name. The most recognizable TLDs in the world are .com, .net
, and .org
. Other TLDs include .blog .cafe
What happens after I have registered my domain?
It’s time to get your website started. You can either create a domain starter page or sign up for a Websites plan. Domains can also be used to connect to your custom email.
Consider purchasing multiple domains related to your business name to protect your brand online.
What if the domain I want isn’t available?
If the domain that you really want for your business, hobby, or event is not currently available, do not worry. With hundreds of TLDs available through Yahoo’s domain search, you still have a lot of options. Just search in the domain search bar and we are sure there will be a TLD that is a great match for you.
Should I register multiple domain names?
Yes! Your brand is very important to your business. Registering multiple domain names that relate to your business name will help keep your brand and domain protected. Signing up for Local
is another great way to protect your brand.
* Sale/introductory pricing is valid for the initial purchase term only. Product renewal pricing subject to change. All subscriptions are renewed automatically and your credit card will be charged according to our TOS. Domains only products are renewed 30-45 days in advance to avoid expiration.