What Domain Name To Choose?


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There are many options as to what Domain Name to select, whether you are going to host your own site, use a blogging (or other site), what your niche is and more.

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What Domain Name To Choose?

  1. 1. What Domain Name To Choose? Why choosing a Domain Name is important to you and your business http://www.robertjbanach.com 1
  2. 2. What Domain Name To Choose? What is a Domain Name? • “A domain name (example: robertjbanach.com) is an identification string that defines a realm of administrative autonomy, authority or control on the Internet.” per Wikipedia.org • In simple terms, it’s the name that you type into the browser’s URL (Universal Resource Locator) box, see highlighted area below http://www.robertjbanach.com 2
  3. 3. What Domain Name To Choose? But What If You Can Just Not Think Of A Name Or If All The Ones You Want Are Taken? Then… http://www.robertjbanach.com 3
  4. 4. What Domain Name To Choose? Domain Name Generator • A ‘Domain Name Generator’ is a tool that helps you discover a name for your Domain • You type in a word and the generator will add nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc. to create a name for you • The tool does a search of unregistered domain names and only returns responses that are available. http://www.robertjbanach.com 4
  5. 5. What Domain Name To Choose? If you are an entrepreneur: • Grab your name ASAP, do not take the chance of someone else doing your branding for you • Second option is to make sure your name is at least part of the Domain Name http://www.robertjbanach.com 5
  6. 6. What Domain Name To Choose? If you are a Professional, Professional Organization, Brick & Mortar, Non-Profit, Sports Team, etc. • Get your business named ASAP, for the same reason an entrepreneur would. You need to control your brand. Of course, you can always create a name that is unique, that no one else has. Who would have thought of Google? Or, who created Verizon (What is a Verizon?) http://www.robertjbanach.com 6
  7. 7. What Domain Name To Choose? Do You Need A Domain? • Generally speaking, Yes! • Exceptions would be like the Houston TX Small Business Community. This is not a business, but a hangout for Houston’s Small Businesses to confer, it is located on the Mighty Bell website • https://mightybell.com/communities/houston-small-business http://www.robertjbanach.com 7
  8. 8. What Domain Name To Choose? No Money, What To Do? • Check out WordPress, BlogSpot, Squidoo, and other blogging sites • Simply insert your name, or your business name (examples: • http://robertbanach.wordpress.com http://robertjbanach.blogspot.com • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/robertjbanach http://www.robertjbanach.com 8
  9. 9. What Domain Name To Choose? No Money, What To Do? (Part II) • There are great sites to submit your articles • There are great sites to submit your videos • There are other options available, depending on what your forte and niche may be • Examples: • • http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Robert_Banach http://youtube.com/user/robertjbanach http://www.robertjbanach.com 9
  10. 10. What Domain Name To Choose? Is There Something More Important Than The Domain Name? • Your content is the key to a successful website, whether you host it, or if it is hosted on a blog/article/other site. • Without original and unique content, domain names may make no difference at all. • Example to the right is an slide presentation on Google Hangouts on Slideshare.net http://www.slideshare.net/robertjbanach/how-toembed-google-hangout-on-air-website-28721399 http://www.robertjbanach.com 10
  11. 11. What Domain Name To Choose? • Domain Name’s are fairly inexpensive, worth the investment • Redirect your Domain Name to your “Other” site to save money on the web site hosting • AGAIN, it is all about the content that will make your site a success! http://www.robertjbanach.com 11
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