It is somewhat awkward to find some website domain names that do not fit to the website content, right? Other experts also put some emphasis on the awareness if your website content can be categorized in an internet directory like the DMOZ.org based upon the domain name. And you should then ask if your website domain name involves some words that spelled variously in different parts of the world, like the word color and colour. However, determining your domain name value will be made possible without those domain name appraisal services offered by some companies. How? It will be made possible if you know some guidelines for identifying a domain name value. So if you want to know what those guidelines are, here they are. First things first, if you are serious for identifying your domain name value, you should be aware if whether you receive unsolicited offers to buy the domain name or not. The domain name registrars then purchase domains from the Registries as the consumer requests them. It is interesting to know that the consumers may not register a domain name directly from the Registry, they must do so by the domain name registrars. The Registries just charge the domain name registrars for registration. Knowing such fact, it is also interesting to know that there are companies who provide one hundred year domain name registrations. However, one should be aware that such companies are either scams or companies that will create your money now and then renew your domain name for you. They usually do the domain name renewal every ten years until one hundred years run out. And speaking of the generic domain names to which the dot edu belongs, it is considered that as many of the domain name extensions have been approved today, many companies have gone on to create successful brands based on a generic domain name, and these domain names tend to be very important. Furthermore, the dot edu domain name is such of great importance for identifying the educational institution since many of the people today are looking for some resources or information about certain educational institutions or degree granting universities maybe for some purposes. But aside from such mentioned domain name suffixes, here comes another domain name suffixes which are also of great use, and these are the .museum for use by museums; .name for use by individuals; .net for networks and which is typically reserved for organizations like the internet service providers; .