Start by thinking of the name you’d like for your website. It should be
catchy and easy to remember. There are three different options for
naming your site
it is a personal site, you can use your own name. e.g. www.johnsmith.com
If you are setting
up a website for your existing business, you can try to get your
business name or the business name followed by the city name. e.g.
www.acme.com or www.acmeseattle.com
can choose a name that uses the words people would type in Google to
find your site. My site name is an example of this solution -
there are a variety of three letter extensions you can choose from,
including .com, .net, .org,
.info, .us, .biz, .tv and more. I recommend registering with a .com
name to avoid confusion and to make your site name easy to remember.
What if your domain
name is not available?
Browse to to the
website and look for a contact us page or an email address.
Contact the owner and see whether they are willing to sell you the name.
Some people have site names reserved just so that they can sell them -
Try one of the suggestions provided by the domain registration service
Try adding a prefix (e.g. MyFreeWebHostingAdvice instead of
FreeWebHostingAdvice) or using a thesaurus to find alternate words
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