.ke Kenya domain names

Introduction: What is a .ke domain name.


.Ke domain name is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for KENYA/ It can be used by any nationality. It tells one that you have some Kenyan roots

The entity that managed the .ke domains (also known as the registry)  is called KENIC (Kenya Network information center) (kenic.co.ke)

 

7 Reasons why to choose .ke

  1. There are higher chances of getting your favorite name since there are just 100000 registered compared with 170 million for .com.

  2. It tells your audience that you have Kenyan roots. Tracing you is easier than in the murky world of .com where you cannot tell one nationality.

  3. Easy to take ownership of a domain… Let me explain: We have been selling domains for over 10 years. One of the problems with .com is that if the administrator cannot be reached ( dead, email address compromised, e.t.c) the domain will be let lapse and you have to start again with another name. For .ke simply take a walk to the registry, put your case, and if ok you get transferred to the domain. 

  4. The jurisdiction is Kenya so any issues are solved here in Kenya by Kenyans. 

  5. 14 days grace period to renew the .ke domain. .com domains go down immediately on expiry

  6. You have up to 90 days to get your expired .ke domain at no extra charge. For some, the recovery duration is 14 days, and fees are 10 fold

  7. Predictable price since it's paid for in KES. Others depend on the value of the dollar

Domain Types extensions

Various .KE Third Levels

.KE is divided into various domain levels which serve different functions:

.co.ke For Companies

.or.ke For NGO's

.me.ke For natural persons

.ne.ke For Network Devices

.info.ke For Information

.mobi.ke For Mobile content

.ac.ke For colleges and universities

.sc.ke For kindergartens, primary and secondary schools

.go.ke For Government entities

How to get a domain name:

Domain name registrations in Kenya are booming, as the country strives to become a regional hub for e-commerce. Kenya's generic top-level domain extension, .co.ke, is the most popular and offers many benefits for businesses looking to expand their online presence. 

There are a few different ways to get a domain name in Kenya.

The Domain name registry, KENIC, offers 2nd level ccTLDs .ke, and Third Level cTLDs) .co.ke,.or.ke e.t.c.
Domain names in Kenya are available for purchase from an accredited registrar in Kenya. You don't have to be a Kenyan to buy a .ke domain
EAC directory is one of the accredited domain registrars in Kenya. Our prices are as contained here. ( https://eacdirectory.co.ke/domain/pricing )

 

How to choose the best domain name for your business:

When starting a business, it is important to choose the right domain name. The domain name is your website's address on the internet and should be easy to remember and spell. Here are some tips for choosing the best domain name for your business:

1. Keep it short and simple.

2. Make it relevant to your business. The domain name should reflect what your business does or offers.

3. Use keywords in your domain name. Keywords help people find your website when they search for related terms online.

4. Avoid using hyphens or numbers in your domain name. They can make the name difficult to remember and type correctly.

 

 How to use a domain name to market  your business:

 Once you have a domain name, you need to use it correctly.

When you register a domain name, it's important to use it correctly to ensure that people can easily find your website. A domain name is your website's address on the internet, so using it incorrectly can lead to lost traffic and missed opportunities. Here are some tips for using your domain name effectively:


1. Use your domain name in all of your marketing materials, including your website, business cards, and email signature.

2. Make sure that your website's URL (the web address that appears in the browser bar) matches your domain name.

3. When you send emails, always include your domain name in the "From" field so that recipients know where the email came from.

4. Add a link to your website on every page of your social media profiles.