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Why .MY Domain Name Important in Malaysia?

July 1, 2022 in Latest News, Shinjiru All, Shinjiru Tip Sharing by Nadhira ZA


Until June 2022, more than 300,000 websites had been registered under .MY in Malaysia. It is now growing to be the most popular domain over time. 

There are a number of reasons why you should use this domain, especially in Malaysia. 

Why? Let’s dig into it one by one. 


#1 Good for SEO

Who doesn’t want to appear among the first results in search engines, right? Well.. you need to make sure that your website has the best domain name of them all. In this case, .MY is the answer you need.

Yes, keywords are always important in promoting your website. But if 1000 people use the same keyword, how are you going to rank first? This is why choosing your domain is actually very crucial to increasing your website’s traffic.


#2 Brief Domain Name

The easier your domain name is, the easier it is for people to remember. It is best to keep everything simple. Thus, the domain itself.

Everyone can also type it easily. Imagine that a potential customer is interested in your items and wants further information, but your domain name is difficult to enter. They will stop seeking more information about you as a result.


#3 Secured Website

Nowadays, cyber attacks are a common occurrence in our daily headlines. We often hear people getting tricked out of money by clicking on untrusted or suspicious links.

You need to convince everyone that your website is legit and safe. Owning a .MY domain is risk-free and provides great security since the Malaysian Communications & Multimedia Commission (MCMC) oversees all the activities held. This way, everybody will know your website is protected and safe from any threats. 


#4 Widespread Your Branding

You can build your internet brand with the aid of .MY domains. Company branding is your most important tool if your business operates online, such as through e-commerce. Such a domain might be useful for your web-based business if you are selling goods or services in Malaysia. Compared to other existing domain extensions, your company’s domain can give target clients a greater branding experience.


#5 Exemption from Tax

Yup, you read it right! The MCMC can certify business owners who have a .MY domain name for their online store. You can then claim for a tax exemption on the costs associated with building websites.

Good stuff, right?


Get your .MY domain today!

It’s never too late for a change! If you still don’t have one for your website, it’s about time. Protect your website and make it safe for everyone to use. 

Shinjiru always has your back! Choose your Malaysia (MYNIC) domain name here and watch your brand take off!

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