Use a thesaurus to lookup domain names and you’ll have to work pretty hard to run out of ideas

Written by Syd Johnson

.. and you'll have to work pretty hard to run out of domain names

You have a couple of words in mind but they’re all taken. You try one of those online suggestion tools and you can get your domain name if you add xxyz to it. Don’t give up. Get a Thesaurus. Go to any online Thesaurus and you’ll have to work pretty hard to run out of ideas. Why does this method work so well?

1.Find similar words withrepparttar same meaning

2.Find short and longer words that you can combine to make a unique domain name

3.You have to work pretty hard to run out of words 4.Use an online dictionary and thesaurus to brainstorm while you’re surfingrepparttar 150774 web

5.Find high quality words that you can’t get from name generators

6.You’ll be pleasantly surprised at how many ways you can sayrepparttar 150775 same thing. Can’t speak for other languages but English has a huge vocabulary list.

7.Sincerepparttar 150776 words you choose for your domain name are not auto generated, you are solely responsible forrepparttar 150777 order, quality and length ofrepparttar 150778 keywords.

8.Quick pronunciation guides to help you see if a word feels and sounds natural. If your site visitors can say it, they’ll remember it and return to your site.

Domain Names 101: 3 quick questions explained

Written by Syd Johnson

1. What is a domain name?

A domain name isrepparttar name that identifies a web site. Your domain name inrepparttar 150773 online world isrepparttar 150774 equivalent of our retail name and address inrepparttar 150775 real world. It is your address because it shows customers and computers online where to find your site, store, products etc. It is your name because you can move your domain name from one web host to another at any time.

2. Who ownsrepparttar 150776 domain name? When you buy a domain name, you are actually leasingrepparttar 150777 name. It is a lease because there is no way to own a domain name forever. You pay a fee on an annual or bi-annual basis to your registrar to continue usingrepparttar 150778 name. If you stop paying your annual fees, it becomes a lapsed domain name and goes back out onrepparttar 150779 market where anyone, perhaps even your competition can purchaserepparttar 150780 domain for their use.

Note: Online traffic will followsrepparttar 150781 domain name. If you fail to renew a name, it is basically sending free traffic to another site owner.

3. Who is in charge ofrepparttar 150782 domain name system? ICANN or Internet Assigned Numbers Authority isrepparttar 150783 non profit organization in charge ofrepparttar 150784 domain name system. ICANN performs some ofrepparttar 150785 following duties to keeprepparttar 150786 domain name system running smoothly:

Approves Top Level Domain Names - .com/.biz/.edu etc ICANN is in charge of approving domain name extensions such as .biz and setting up standards such as which domain names such as .us or belong to a particular country.

Regulatesrepparttar 150787 domain name registration process and services ICANN approves registrars who are who are responsible for keeping track of registered names, billing customers, sending out renewal notices and selling top level domain names to anyone who wants one.

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