Your domain name is the most valuable part of your website, aside from the content. Do not lose it.
Today’s Quick Tip is set your domain to auto-renew.
Most registrars will, if you choose, renew your domain automatically before it expires. 1and1, the company where my domains are registered, does this automatically. Not all registrars do, though.
Plenty of people have lost their domains to cybersquatters when they failed to renew on time. One example is children’s book author John Scieszka, who’s domain ChuckleBait.com was lost to a domainer because he hadn’t set it to auto-renew.
Don’t let it happen to you!