A perfect blog name is very important if you want to leave a lasting impression on your visitor’s mind. This guide is going to resolve a query of viewer who still has a question of How to choose a blog name.
What is Domain Name?
A domain name is how your website will be known online, no matter what type of website you’ll have. It is the unique address of your site on the internet and it will be yours as long as you continue paying the annual fee ($10 – $15 for .com domain). Users who know your domain technically referred to as a URL (uniform resource locator) can simply type it in their browser’s address bar, and be taken there. Others will be able to discover your blog through search engines such as Google and Bing.
In simple words, a domain name is an online name of your website which has masked the IP address of your website and makes it easy to remember to visitors. Every domain follows some basic principles of domain name system aka DNS provided by your Domain Host.
Include Keyword in Domain:
including your prime keyword and long tail keywords in domain gives a great bump in SEO which ultimately helps in a search engine positioning. Also, Keywords in domain specifies how much relevant is your blog with your niche.
Tip: Add prefix and suffix to make it more attractive .For example, your keyword is welding.you may select Weldingexpert or proWelding.
Location Based Domain:Make it brandable Beware of trends Check social networks keep it simple and clean Choose “.com” first
Don’t follow the trend, Be Unique. If something is trending it doesn’t mean it will be trending forever.
Copying someone might draw your traffic to whom you copied. If the audience just remembers a part of your domain they might go to web domain from whom you copied.
Obviously,This doesn’t apply to event blogging always.
Make it easy to remember
Keep it short Avoid numbers and hyphens Don’t Use Trademark Copyright Infringement
Domain Name should be short preferably within 15 characters. Keeping the domain name short is not only easy to remember but looks sweet and is easy to type moreover looks great in offline media like business card as well.
For e.g. you got inspired by domain name mycityny.com and register nymycity.com.Your audience forget your domain, all that they remember is city NY. When they search this term in Search engine, mycityny.com comes in the first page and your page comes in second page or lower position in the first page. What do you think, Where will they land?
having a .com domain do shows long-term commitment and professionalism. Remember if the domain is unavailable. You can also contact the owner of the domain and ask him for a deal or you can bid for it when the domain expires.
If your desired Domain name isn’t available, it’s okay to modify it.
you may use domain name generator tools like DomainsBot and Namemesh for Creative domain name ideas. But, don’t forget to adhere to the above-mentioned advice.
If still not successful you may use domain name acquisition.
Have you Booked your Domain yet?