Choosing Domain Names for Professional Sites: Six Guidelines

Written by Syd Johnson

A professional or business site is one whererepparttar primary purpose ofrepparttar 150777 site is to facilitate business transactions. You can sell items directly online or exclusively offline, butrepparttar 150778 result isrepparttar 150779 same. You want customers to buy products and/or service directly from you.

To create a domain name for this type of website here are a few guidelines: 1. Shorter is better 2. Makerepparttar 150780 name easy to pronounce 3. Think long term 4. Stick to Categories and Topics 5. Do a trademark search 6. Always have a tag line

Shorter is better

If you want to make real money online, try to keep your domain name as short as possible. Inrepparttar 150781 online world,repparttar 150782 choices of where to shop and get information is overwhelming. A shorter name will instantly be memorable. It is always easier to remember short words and phrases.

A shorter name is good for word of mouth advertising online and offline. Customers can easily rememberrepparttar 150783 URL and therefore they’re more likely to pass it on and return torepparttar 150784 website. The name will also stand out when it is printed on brochures, business cards and other business collateral. Liz, Dick, Kate, Feds are all examples of our incessant need to reduce every term inrepparttar 150785 English language to three syllables or less.

Easy to Pronounce

If you want a short name, you must be very creative. To be creative and strategic make sure that your domain name is easy to pronounce. It is perfectly acceptable to create a name from scratch, but it must sound like a real word when you try to say out loud. Any three or four syllable term will do a long as it easily rolls offrepparttar 150786 tongue. If you are at a loss for words, try writing a description of your product or service on paper.

This is a very easy way to come up with those little words that you can use without losingrepparttar 150787 meaning of what you’re trying to say. You can also use a dictionary and a thesaurus to come up with additional words. You can also choose a longer word but shorten it or use acronyms only. When you decide on a domain name, say it out loud a few times. If it doesn’t sound right, go back torepparttar 150788 dictionary and try again.

Lookup domain names using name generators to save time and find common keyword combinations

Written by Syd Johnson

Many reputable domain registration services onrepparttar web have added little domain name generators to their sites. There are also entire name generation programs that have been popular inrepparttar 150776 marketing and branding industry for years. If you have exhausted your other possibilities and need some help with brainstorming,repparttar 150777 software route is an easy time saver.

What can name generation software do for you? 1.Save time. You can enter your parameters and have hundreds, even thousands of possible domain names in a few seconds.

2.If you want a particular word to be a part of your domain name,repparttar 150778 software can twistrepparttar 150779 word by adding other terms, abbreviations, acronyms, rhyming words etc. to get a brandable domain name.

3.Name generation software can take a topic and spit out random word combinations that describe items or services around that topic. You can get hundreds of possible keyword rich domain names in a short period of time.

4.The best name generation software programs are usually connected torepparttar 150780 Whois database so you can see which names are available for immediate purchase . 5.Sometimes you can see registered domain names that are up for renewal. Ifrepparttar 150781 owner doesn’t renewrepparttar 150782 name, you can backorderrepparttar 150783 name or buy it right away. This way you get an up and running domain name with built in traffic.

6.If you search by topic, you can easily see specific words that are very popular in your category. If your competitors are working overtime to addrepparttar 150784 word ‘guide,’ ‘directory,’ or ‘journal’ to their domain name, it probably adds to their keyword rankings or appeal online. You don’t’ have to go along withrepparttar 150785 crowd, but you’ll know what’s working.

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