A domain name, or Web address, is an address where you can be found online. It's how you'll express yourself through email or your website and it's what customers think of when trying to find you.
Registering your domain name is a straightforward process. You use a domain registrar to buy your name, and then all you need to do is "point" your new domain at your Web host. Many domain registration services are available.
Visit any domain registrars to check whether your domain is available and then follow the domain registrar's instructions to register it. You can choose to register your domain for a single year or for multiple years at a time. Typically, registering for multiple years earns you a small discount. If you choose to register for only a year, you need to renew the domain in a year (assuming you want to keep your Web site going). Many domain registration companies also offer Web-hosting and e-mail packages.