10 Commandments of Domain Name Value

Written by Jason Odom

Domain Name 10 Commandments - BEFORE you choose or buy a domain name; understandrepparttar ten issues involved in choosingrepparttar 105218 right domain namerepparttar 105219 first time. First,repparttar 105220 list that we work from when conducting a custom Domain Name Analysis (DNA). Thenrepparttar 105221 explanations of each commandment follow.

TEN COMMANDMENTS OF INTERNET DOMAIN NAME VALUE 1 - The name shall have Development Value 2 - The name shall have .Dot value 3 - The name shall have Brand Recognition 4 - The name shall be Search Engine Friendly 5 - The name shall be Linguistically Viable 6 - The name shall have Traffic or Revenue 7 - The name shall have Industry Strength 8 - The name shall have Sales Value History 9 - The name shall have Intrinsic Value 10 - The name shall have Market Potential

1 - Development Value A names base line value is based onrepparttar 105222 ability to use it. One ofrepparttar 105223 primary issues we address in our DNA (Domain Name Analysis) is - Can this name be built into an instantly recognizable site whose name becomes synonymous with its content? 2 - .Dot Value Dot.com's are, and probably always will be, more valuable than any other .dot designation. Even Dot.net's, and Dot.org's are by their very nature worth less onrepparttar 105224 open market. There are many reasons for this. One reason involves search engine rankings. Other issues pertain torepparttar 105225 consumers hard to break habits. Note that .com isrepparttar 105226 internationally recognized extension for serious Internet business sites.

Dictionary Domain Names: Can you still find and register them?

Written by Charles L. Harmon

While doing research onrepparttar Internet for things that looked interesting and had some moneymaking potential I stumbled across a website dedicated to domain names. There are many, but that particular site had loads of articles and helpful hints. One ofrepparttar 105217 articles caught my attention when it mentioned dictionary domain names.

I immediately started thinking yes; maybe I could register some valuable dictionary domains and somehow make money from them. That potential bubble was quickly burst when virtually everything I could find about domain names indicated allrepparttar 105218 good names had been registered. It seemed to be true. I spent hours thinking up names, then checking, only to find they had already been registered.

Now, true to all Id read, I was only attempting to come up with .com domain names since by now I too had come to believerepparttar 105219 best chance of making money from domain names was to own names withrepparttar 105220 much more popular .com extension. There are, however, significant exceptions but that will not concern us here.

After my initial failure to find decent domain names almost allrepparttar 105221 first two hundred names I thought were good were already taken, I decided maybe I should take a different approach. I had read several articles indicating dictionary domain names had intrinsic value compared to non-dictionary URLs. I agree, however it still is not easy to sell a dictionary domain name, or any domain name for that matter, in my experience. Even more so, it seemed like allrepparttar 105222 single word dictionary names were already registered, adding to my dismay in trying to find good names to register.

It now became a challenge to find unregistered dictionary domain names, withrepparttar 105223 dot com extension. I vowed to find some, no matter what. Being a researcher at heart, but not totally sold on pure Internet research, I decided to straddlerepparttar 105224 fence. I would think up words and write them down on paper, then check them out on a popular Internet website for correct spelling, then check with a registrar to see if they were available to register. It was rare to find any single word domain name that was not already taken. Exceptions were very long undesirable words.

Ok I thought, back to my college days. I got one of my original college dictionaries, now some decades old, and started looking up words. I started withrepparttar 105225 letter Z since I figured there are fewer and less common words beginning with that letter. Knowing it would be unlikely to be able to register any word I already was familiar with I quickly scanned for unknown (words I did not know) words. Bingo! Almost immediately, when I enteredrepparttar 105226 word zebeck.com to register it I was shocked to find it available to register. I double-checkedrepparttar 105227 spelling andrepparttar 105228 definition. When I was sure there was no mistake I registered it.

Afterrepparttar 105229 initial shock of actually finding a dictionary word I could register I made it a goal to spend several nights a week for a month or more to try to find new words. I triedrepparttar 105230 Fs and almost immediately found floccule. Looked up Ts and found thulia. To make matters interesting I found javary, kamacite, togate and others in my dictionary, but they did not show up inrepparttar 105231 dictionary onrepparttar 105232 Internet. Double-checking for correctness, I verified they were indeed true dictionary words and proceeded to registerrepparttar 105233 .com version of them.

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