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Indecisive When Choosing a Domain Name - Any Advice?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by homeriscool, Dec 31, 2017.

  1. homeriscool

    homeriscool Regular Member

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    Does anyone else get stuck on settling on a domain name for a new site?

    Ive been stuck for 2 days now and still cant decide. Is anyone else like this?
     
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    Nope never...
    I never searched for 2 weeks for a site name.
    I no longer fall into that trap, as I just get creative and find something catchy, I even ignore TLDs and have gone with some vanity extensions.
     
  3. Bob Ross

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    Domain names doesnt matter so much anymore these days for SEO anyways
     
  4. Billy Batts

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    I usually take my keyword and check here and choose whatever is available and sounds cool to me :D

    www.leandomainsearch.com
     
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    homeriscool Regular Member

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    NOT 2 weeks.... its 2 days lol :)

    Anyway, how you get on with new tld's in serps? Notice any good results?
     
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    I was being sarcastic and when I was starting out I actually did once search for 2 weeks for what I felt was the PERFECT domain name.

    I have not noticed any issues in SERPs, I also haven't noticed any issues on social. Just make it flow nicely, like weparty.hard
     
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    Well they can all say what they want about the new TLD but people still trust the big 3 and the local authority.

    Most marketers and me too use those cheap ntld for burn and churn.
     
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    Thats good to hear, during all my research i havnt noticed any new tlds up in the top of search engines in my niche...
     
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    Choose .com + brandable domain.

    You don't want exact match domains anymore, too much risk of over optimisation.
     
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    Did you tray a domain name generator :)
     
  11. homeriscool

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    yes, i have narrowed down my list :)
     
  12. danmyson

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    Pick a decent brandable name that sounds decent enough when you say it out loud.
     
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    Why dont you go for expire domain ? You are trying to create brand or what ?
     
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    Job done. Domain has been chosen. Time to kick some ass. :)
     
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    yes its for a brand. Expired no good....
     
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    I prefer to name a site as brand-able, as possible. In order to do this, I use an adjective, and a noun. What works well, is a color and an animal. Why? Because you can brand the shit out of that!

    PurpleSalmon.com, would be an awesome example of a name that you can brand. Now have a mascot as well! It makes generating a logo easy, and you can have the purple salmon do whatever you want. SEO, ORM, Sell Buckets, Recommend Popular Songs or Unpopular Songs.

    "PurpleSalmon.com - A SEO Agency - Swimming to the top of the search results!"
    "PurpleSalmon.com - We have crossed oceans looking for the best buckets on the planet."
    "PurpleSalmon.com - The Best Songs of 2017 - Mainstream AND Upstream"

    Edit: I was just a couple minutes too slow. Good luck sir!
     
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  17. homeriscool

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    Great examples ! Thanks ;)
     
  18. Frenzied

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    Get creative, there's no other real way.

    Choose something long but GOOD.