Effective Domain Name Selection For Your Online Business.
The Domain you choose will become the Internet address of your website; that is why it needs to be simple to recall and to type, it needs to be representative and have the desired focus of your website.
To puts it simply: it needs to work.
I’ve prepared a few pointers to help you when selecting an efficient domain.
In general a domain can be of any length – approximately 67 characters.
There is a great deal of confusion about what the perfect length of a domain should be.
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In order for your domain to be representative of your website name, make your website’s name exactly the same as your URL (Uniform Resource Locator) or to be exact your chosen domain name. As your website visitors will remember your website by its name. So when they choose to go back to your website. Your URL is still fresh in their mind so, they can just type it into their browser and hey presto there is your website, which is exactly what you want.
Tip Number 1 – Make Your Domain Name Representative of your business.
Ensure Your Domain Name is of Optimal Length, the shorter the better.
A domain of few letters has the benefit that it’s a lot easier to keep in mind and it’s less prone to typing errors.
Choosing a domain extension depends on where you want your business to be in the future. If you are a local business and see yourself staying in that position for the foreseeable future then you can narrow down the choice to a local extension.
TIP Number 2 – Stay away from numbers and hyphens in your chosen name, (search engines don’t like them).
Tip Number 3 – Select the Right Domain Extension, the choices of extensions is growing every year so you need to stay up to date with what is happening in the domain market.
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