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Here's a quora.com answer to your question, maybe one of the answers there has the answer you need. Some of them point to discussion areas. Wear gloves.

https://www.quora.com/What-are-the-most-famous-domain-hosting-discussion-forums[^]

I'm not sure what is making you cagey about asking the questions you need to ask.

My own experience:
Got tired of having to give out new emails every time I changed jobs or some email company went out of business. And I was worried about potential clients being able to follow me every time I had to change email addresses. And friends and colleagues as well. This was before Gmail and Linkedin existed. Got a sudden inspiration for a 6 letter domain name. Bought it from GoDaddy and have used them since. My wife and I both have been using webmail since 2001 because it was easier to use while we were doing a lot of contract work and would switch jobs frequently. This was also pre-smartphone and the tendency of people to carry an email client in their pocket.

My most heavy use and interaction with GoDaddy and domain use is still around email.

I have one full domain dedicated to my job hunting. I send all recruiters and job boards to emails there and that allows me to dedicate a single separate Gmail account to read all the crap that comes down that pipe.

I have an account I use for signing up for websites that insist on an account to move forward, which allows me to catch their future "marketing efforts" into a garbage bin. My virtual secretary, Mags.

I have a set of forwards and accounts that do dedicated jobs for me. On-call alerts, game sites where they email me my turn, that sort of thing.

And any other companies I do business with I hand them their company name as the user and they go to the catchall account. e.g. bestbuy@mydomain.com

I never hand out an email that isn't a forwarder. It reduces successful hacking attempts if the hacker tries to log into accounts that don't exist.

For domains: I never buy a domain for more than a year at a time. I never agree to have all the domains renew on the same day. I do use auto-renew. The credit card is dedicated to a set of auto-pay accounts, so if it gets compromised my other credit cards are insulated and if we see something inappropriate on the bill it will stick out like a sore thumb.

Godaddy has been adequate. Never exceptional but they do their job and usually don't create problems which is what I look for in a vendor of this kind of service.
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