Tips on Choosing a Domain Name

Tips on Choosing a Domain Name Choose a domain name that conveys information about your business. Keep it short enough that people can remember it. Keep the name logical to your business. This will help to build trust and avoid confusion for your visitors.

Tips on Choosing a Domain Name:

  • Keep it as Short as Possible
  • Easy to Remember
  • Easy to Spell
  • Easy to Type
  • Avoid Trademark and Copyright Infringement
  • Avoid Hyphens - if your domain name has a hyphen, and a visitor forgets to type it in, they may go to a competitors web site
  • Good choices for domain names are the name of your company, or keywords that apply to your company
  • Select .com first if it is available - it has the most credibility,
    .net and .org are good alternatives
  • Consider registering your domain name under a 'free' e-mail account - you will avoid getting junk e-mails in your main e-mail account

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