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What you do if all your domain names are taken?

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  1. Billy_Batts

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    So, I got a niche but pretty much all. Com names are taken, even with most popular prefix and suffix :mad::(

    Not even by competition but by domain squatters and prices are way too high to bargain, now what?

    I understand the domain squatters point of view but I hate these guys!
     
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  2. MuayThai

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    Use your imagination and take another name.
     
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    Go with partial kw and brand name
    Personally,I don't bother with kw domains anymore. I try to come up with nice domain ideas instead using 1 board kw.
     
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    I would scream or go for .net
     
  5. Billy_Batts

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    Taken of course.

    How about the new gtld's?

    Its hard to make a decision with so many opinions, some say it will confuse people as .com is best known and accepted while others say it's good to stand out.
     
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    I would buy a brandable domain instead.

    And I would take .com s over the new tlds anyday.
     
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  7. Billy_Batts

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    Well, for hte past hours I have checked every .com related to my niche, all reserved so I tried to come up with a name that doesn't have the KW in the url and still all reserverd grrr I got everything in place, I got the exact path I want to follow but this frikking name is grinding my brain.
     
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    Just come up with a creative URL that you can build out on your own with the KW in mind..

    Let's say you're targeting "Best Watermelon Growers" - but all of the URLs are taken: bestwatermelongrowers.com/watermelongrowers.com/etc/etc.. Then look into perhaps something like watermelonwonders.com, wonderfulwatermelons.com, etc.. Use your imagination!
     
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    Add several numbers to its end.
     
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    Believe me, I used my imagination, ALL of those variations are taken, and 99% not by companies but domain squatter, so I thought outside the box, using totally different words that are connected with my niche and the same frikkin problem, all taken by domain squatter, I am starting to think to just make up a word or something.

    This is not a email address, ending with numbers is a big nono as is hyphens or I would already used that.
     
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    You saying that doesn't make it true.
    Most people (95% or more) have no idea about domain names and never look into address bar or give a dank fuck about it. No one visits websites by typing in their domain names, etc.
    So the domain name can play some role in ranking (e.g. it should have the main keyword) though it becomes less important. Having an EMD is always good but if all combinations are taken numbers can help you.
     
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    Make it brandable or shorten it or something, no good keyword will have the EMD available in 2017. Domain name isn't that important. Definitely do not spend money on a domain some squatter is trying to sell

    Lol no

    Lol
     
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    How about a .store or .shop or any other of the new gtld? Then there are a lot of options but even now I read on several place to stick with a .com
     
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    "What to do if all your domain names are taken?"

    Hahaha, if they are taken you cannot say "your", this is more "their"^^

    More seriously, go with Partial Match Domain Names. This is what I did recently. I create a domain name with my main target keyword and add a suffix or a prefix.

    For instance MyKeyword.com, BestKeyword.com, Keywordandco.com, show creativity or inventiveness!
     
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    You've said all your keyword domains are taken. You've said all your non-keyword domains are taken. Basically, you're saying that every domain is taken. Which simply is not true.

    Hell, think bigger. If your niche is Men's Razors then go for something like EliteBathroomHygiene.com.
     
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    Yeah, if you make crazy names like that it's easy but if I would see somewhere EliteBathroomHygiene.com Men's razors isn't the first thing that pops in my mind.
     
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    I use LDS for all of my domain names. Instant Domain Search is good too if you want to rattle ideas off and see if any are available, because LDS just uses dictionary stuff to my knowledge
     
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    most of my sites have domains that do start with the main kw + niece's name

    for ex : chairsanna.com annachairs.com
     
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    I buy new GTLDs and they rank same as .COM, trust me