How To Get A Good Domain Name
Do you want to get a domain name? If so, you should first know some of the recommended tips for you to get a domain name that is really good. So here they are.
One of the common queries with regards to the process of getting a domain name is ?How do I get a domain name?? So to answer such query, it is important that you know the steps on how you decide on a domain name.
Keep the Domain Name as Short as Possible
For that matter, you should remember that a good domain name is short. This means that the maximum allowed size for you to get a domain name is 63 characters. However, it is advisable that you keep the name as short as possible. Why? This is for the main reason that short domain names are easier to type and remember than the kilometric one.
Avoid Using Special Characters
For you to get a domain name that is good, you should also know that domain names with special characters such as hyphens and underbars are harder to describe to the customers over the phone. It is perhaps for the reason that most of the visitors are not used to them either and there are instances that you may accidentally send customers to your competitors of they have the same names without special characters.
Aside from such consideration, here comes another consideration which holds that when you get a domain name, you should use your company name or a description of your product rather than your company initials. For example, one would instantly what a site named ?NeverPayIncomeTaxAgain? is about than using the acronym ?NPITA?.
Understand the Possibilities for Errors
In cases when you get a domain name and entered it into the browser but got an error message, you should remember that there are some possibilities for such error message. One could be the domain name is available. The other possibilities could be that the domain name holder is designing the site but has not posted it yet, or the owner bought the domain name for future use, or it could be that the holder purchased the name believing that he can resell it at a profit.
Check the Availability of the Domain Name
After mentioning such moves, I guess it is nice for you to check the availability of the domain name first. However, you must also be aware that some of the web hosting companies and domain name registrars provide some engines for you to check the availability of a domain name before you can get a domain name. And most of those companies even provide alternate versions of the name if the name that you wanted to get is not available.
About the Author: Laurie Mitch is a domain name specialist who writes for http://www.DomainsWithTraffic.com