Why Your Domain Name Is So Important

If you have a business, offer a service or even just want to communicate a message, then you need a domain name and website to go with it. Your domain name tells a lot about who you are, what you have to give and what you stand for. It’s important to choose a name that represents you, your business or service accurately.

Make It About You

If you want to set up a personal website, do try to incorporate your own name into your domain name. Of course, some common names will be taken, and that’s okay. You can always add an additional component to the name to make it stand out. Add a word that tells who you are or what your website will focus on. For example, if you’re setting up a site to share information about your family, you can always try a name like SmithFamilyMemories.com, rather than JoeSmith.com.

Be Creative

Use your imagination and problem solving skills to overcome issues like the above mentioned common name scenario. Adding a spark of fun or creativity will also help to make your domain stand out and make it stick in the minds of your intended audience.

Keep It Simple

Yes, it’s smart to make your name fun, but don’t get to crazy. Make sure it’s easy to pronounce. Keep it simple, and shorter is better. Again, this is to ensure your name sticks in the minds of those you hope will see it. If they can’t remember your name, they can’t find you.

Narrow It Down

Along the lines of making your domain name personal, consider making your name specific with regard to your industry or even your geographic location if that would help tailor your intent. Think of the ways in which you want people to find you, and see if you can’t incorporate that particular aspect into your name.

Pick Up the Extras

Once you’ve decided on a name for your website, you’ll want to be sure others don’t try to cash in on that name or take advantage of it down the line. So take some time to purchase other versions of URL besides the .com address. Add .biz, .net or .me to be sure you are the owner of the most common addresses related to your name. Also consider purchasing similar or related domain names that people may confuse with your name.

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3 Responses to “Why Your Domain Name Is So Important”

  1. Himanshu Rawat

    Mar 28. 2014

    yaa thats true the domain name reflect that’s what content your blog is having my domain name is handheldwar. let me know how it is.

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    • RC

      Mar 29. 2014

      HI Himanshu,

      I think you still need to work more into your blog site because your domain is already 1year old but it seems you are still not ranking.

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  2. Lata

    Mar 31. 2014

    Can the domain name be of the main keyword? I mean if I am creating a site on Galaxy Note 4, so can the domain name contain galaxynote4?

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