How to find the best domain names for your Online Brands
We have picked up some of the most asked questions as below –
- Are good domain names are still available?
- Do you prefer short domain names or meaningful domain names?
- How do you get a very short domain name?
- How important is Domain name?
- I am planning to start domain business like buying and selling domain names. How can I start and proceed?
- Can I buy domain names of already existing brands?
- What is the best way to test multiple domain names for a new business?
- Where to register the domain name?
Are good domain names are still available?
Off-course Yes. There are plenty. You need to be a bit innovative as well if you really want to register a great name. Example cake.com is taken, so be innovative and try YOURBRANDcakes.com, instead of host, try h0st, or g00gle. Try few hacks and play with words, use verbs/nouns/adverbs or simple words along with brand name to check availability.
Do you prefer short domain names or meaningful domain names?
Both will work. You could have KFC.com or iwantmywebsite.com. It all depends how you create the brand value. Usually short names are easy to type and avoids typo errors while searching online. At the same time long keyword domains are easy to memorize like stackexchange, stumbleupon and may be even longer with 15 or more alphabets.
How do you get a very short domain name?
Very difficult to get 1,2,3 or 4 letter domains in dot com tld. You can still search 5 letter domains here. You can however try with other TLDs like .net or .org or country specific tlds.
How important is Domain name?
Very important, as it symbolizes your brand name online and gets your business on the search engine. You should be very serious with the type of name and brand value you want to create with your domain name. You can refer to – How to Search a best domain name for your business. and Things to do before registering a domain name.
I am planning to start domain business like buying and selling domain names. How can I start and proceed?
Buying and selling good domain names is a type of business which requires a lot of experience in doing research in keyword analysis and the network that can pitch to possible buyers. The margins varies a lot depending upon the type of buyer and perceived value of the domain name. You can still use Sedo, Domainer and other domain marketplace and domain flipping websites to buy and sell old domains.
Can I buy domain names of already existing brands?
No. Even if the name is available, you should not try to register the name as UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) may go against you and cancel the registration. Moreover the brand company can also file a legal complaint and cause a lot of trouble.
What is the best way to test multiple domain names for a new business?
There are multiple ways, run a survey in your network to see the best domain. Or, run Google ad-words ads and see the click-through rate of the ads to see the popularity of the domains. You can call it A/B testing of domain names. Try searching the google and see if anything bad is there, like already registered brand name, type of content already available for those keywords. Another way is also find the spamming lists and find if those domain names were banned for spamming or adult content in any country. There are multiple ways to test a domain name like this. You can choose either or all of these to test the domain name popularity.
Where to register the domain name?
You can choose any of the domain registrars in the market. You can also register it with us and enjoy host of benefits which others don’t provide for free with every domain. With Iwebslog, you will get full authority on your own domain and have access to all features like locking/unlocking domain, DNS manager, Nameservers, DNSSEC records, etc. You can transfer at any moment and also migrate your existing domains to Iwebslog with 1 year extra on existing period. We provide cheap domain names with full domain control and DNS manager.