Finding that Winning Combination...

Written by Bill Quimby

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These tools together with your creativity and thoroughness are extremely important, because you really canít expect to make a critical decision in your business without knowing what all ofrepparttar possibilities are.

Next after you have built a really creative and thorough list, check outrepparttar 108338 possibilities for one of those phone numbers. Unfortunately, there is no short cut or easier way to do this than simply to pick uprepparttar 108339 phone and call them all! Keep track of allrepparttar 108340 information you get, and look for ones that donít go through to an end customer or that go to recorded phone company messages. If it goes to an end customer thenrepparttar 108341 phone company canít get it for you, so only give themrepparttar 108342 list of ones that donít have any apparent customer. That doesnít mean that they will be available, they probably wonít but they are at least worth a try.

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"Whois" on first?

Written by Bob Osgoodby

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Internet Explorer first searches for a domain name with a extension. If it finds one, it connects to that site. If it doesn't, it will search for a extension and finally a extension.

If you think you have a really neat name, andrepparttar extension is already taken, butrepparttar 108337 is available, it may not be a good deal. People are conditioned to enter a name followed by ".com" and if you haverepparttar 108338 or extension, you just may be sending your clients to a competitors site.

We recently tried to reserve a web site and checked under several names, but allrepparttar 108339 names, that we initially thought of, were all taken. Rather than settling for a or extension, we continued to search until we found one with a that was appropriate for our business.

Remember - when you do a "Whois" search,repparttar 108340 name is on first.

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