Choosing a Domain Name

by Belinda on January 14, 2010

What do i need to think about when Choosing a Domain Name?

If you are just starting out, a great way to learn Internet Marketing Basic’s is to start blogging  about your passions in life. If you are writing about a passion, the words just seem to flow, with little effort.  A blog is a great way to share your stories and information,  it also enables you to interact with like minded people and have some fun along the way.  One of the first steps to blogging is Choosing a Domain Name.

Choosing a Domain Name for a Personal Blog

Domain Name

It is important when Choosing a Domain Name, that it is relevant to your blog or website and reflects what the site is about, it is also a good idea to include your keywords or subject in the title.  By including your keywords in the domain name, it helps get rankings with the search engines, which is very important if you intend to monetize your site in the future.  Your domain name is your own unique identity, a short, easy to remember, catchy domain name including your keyword or keywords normally works best.  Your Domain Name needs to be your web-site name, so people will remember you when searching the web, you and your web-site will become a brand.  Your aim is to become an expert in your chosen field or niche and give people the information or service they are looking for, so they will come back to your site time and time again.

Choosing a Domain Name for Business

Choosing a Domain Name can also be important if you have your own business, is it a local business or is it a global business.  For example if you have your own local business in Australia, offering local services, it normally works best if you choose a “.com.au” domain, as it will encourage local traffic instead of global traffic.  If your business is global and you are wanting to reach a global market, then a “.com” would be best.

The Value of a Good Domain Name

It can be financial beneficial to put some thought into Choosing a Domain Name, if your choice of domain name ends up being a sought after name, or very popular name, you could be sitting on a gold mine.  There are several sites on the Internet where you can purchase domain names, just check them out and see who offers the best deal.

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Wal Heinrich February 10, 2010 at 7:44 am

I’ve tried several domain names with mixed success. What worked best for me was to firstly find something I am passionate about and then ask myself what would people google if they wanted that. I then fashioned a url from that.
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