Here are a few domain name tips
to keep in mind before you...
a domain name,
TIP: The first
and best tip is...
to register your domain names NOW.
If you are even thinking
about registering a domain name and it's available - get
it now! We can't tell you how many times we've
heard someone say they checked on names but waited to register them (even a
day later) and they were gone. It
happens all the time. Click
to see if your domain
name is available.
TIP: Currently, 90% of domain names registered
are not being used, so it's no wonder over 23,000 expire daily — ready to be
picked up by anyone.
Registering as a ".com" is usually the best.
Predicted to remain
"King". and increase in value as more extensions are added by I-CANN.
Register .net and .org.
If ".com" is taken then consider using
".net" or ".org".
gaining in popularity as a great choice after .com.
If you really want to secure your domain name
then register it as all three and ward off potential competition. Note of
caution on registering .org: Possible new regulations may require .org
registrants to adhere to the "Non-profit only" status.
your business name.
Protect your future by registering
your business name. Higher profile names risk the potential of being
"cyber squatter" prey. Click
here. to see if your
business domain name is available.
Take advantage now of the new longer names.
Now you can register names up to 67
characters long. This is an open window of opportunity that allows for great
flexibility and choice in acquiring new names.
"Loading" a long domain name with
keywords can pay off.
Search engines parse inquiries
and compare against domain names so a domain name with the right keywords in
it can produce better results when searched. Do we believe this? This site
uses a long, keyword loaded name! Click
here to use our Domain Wizard to combine
keywords to find your domain names.
TIP: Be creative.
Adding "e" or "i"
in front of a name is very popular. So is adding "web" or
"net" in front or at the end of a name. Combine short, meaningful,
catchy phrases or words that describe your business or site. You can also use
numbers and a dash (-) in domain names. Domain names cannot begin or end with
a dash. Use dashes inside the name - search engines are reported to like this.
Remember - as more and more businesses and individuals go on-line, the number
of good names goes down and down.
Domain names can be an investment.
We've all heard of the domain names
that sell for millions and millions of dollars. Certainly all names won't
increase in value that much, but what could your names be worth in the next
Search for good domain names.
All the good names aren't
taken. It's been reported also that over 20%
of the domain names registered in previous years went unrenewed!
Thousands of previously registered names become
available every day. Be persistent. Check
out Domains for Sale listings and auctions for super buys on domains.
TIP: Anyone can
Any business or group may do the
sure your domain name does not conflict with existing trademarks.
VERY IMPORTANT - For a FREE
trademark search on an existing name or a name you wish to register click
And the last tip is - SEE THE FIRST TIP.
Worth repeating. Whatever
names you choose to register - do