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Discussion in 'Domain Names' started by Olivia Monroe, Jan 16, 2024.

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    Planning to start a blogging website. Could you please help me to find a domain for my blogging service?

    My Niche is Home Improvement
     
    Olivia Monroe, Jan 16, 2024 IP
  2. GreenHost.Cloud

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    Here are a few key points to consider when selecting a domain name. Firstly, ensure that the domain name aligns with the topic or theme of your website. For instance, if you intend to focus on gaming, incorporating the word "game" into your domain name can greatly benefit its SEO in the future. Additionally, opt for a shorter domain name to enhance its memorability. Moreover, selecting the appropriate domain extension can also contribute to a more professional appearance for the user.
    Good luck
     
    GreenHost.Cloud, Jan 17, 2024 IP
  3. Olivia Monroe

    Olivia Monroe Greenhorn

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    What about the TLDs? .com or .net Which one is better?
     
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    There are many TLDs to choose from, they are very different in terms of price, and you can also choose the TLD according to the website's theme.
    But .com .net .org domains are usually more popular among users.
    You can see different TLDs and their prices from the link below. https://t.ly/K8PKo Just
    Pay attention to their renewal price when choosing a TLD, because some domains are extremely expensive to renew.
     
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    The naming of the domain, and the selection of the domain with the other useful features, is quite complicated work, which can not be done free of charge. Free of charge, you may obtain the advice, which may be not useful for you.
     
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    Might also be a good idea to buy an older domain or site that has been neglected. This way you have a headstart.
     
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    You preferably want a .com and Brandable domain name.
     
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    The domain name is the most important factor to your home improvement blog, It becomes part of the brand. It is the name readers will remember and even your domain name alone can attract readers.

    Here is what you can do to choose a good domain name for your blog:

    1. List down words and phrases related to home improvement or that you think relate to vision of your blog.
    2. Pick 9 to 10 popular blogs related to home improvement and add domain name to the list
    3. Use a free domain name generator to find more than 5-6 domains and add them to your list
    4. Try for a .com domain extension first
    5. Once you have created your final list, choose best 10 relevant potential domain names and check which ones are available.

    PS. Before finalizing the domain name keep in mind Domain name should be short less than 60 characters and easy to read or spell.
     
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    Hi I'm new. But have been through the process of choosing domain names. IME

    1) Draw up a long list of possibles.
    2) Play around with it by searching for similar words to ones you've chosen in the domain name list - eg use a thesaurus
    3) Make a shortlist of ones you feel have something unique or a ring to them
    4) Type them out without spaces (eg as a web address) - you don't want something that sounds weird when it's a web address. Eg Make Excellence would be makeexcellence. Two e's together are confusing. Another word for excellence is distinction. makedistinction is easier to type and remember. Not a good example for a domain name but just as an example.
    5) Apparently it's not good to have "The" at the start. Eg The Home Site - would be better as just "Home Site" - but the best ones are probably expensive or gone. Unless you come up with something a bit unique - and that's the key. It's not easy to find something unique. there will be lots of words associated with home but use word searches, thesauruses and find something that works. Eg if you want the site to be a "place" for Home stuff, then think of "place" words - like corner, cubby, shack or something less common. Home Shack, Creatives Corner, that type of thing.
    6) Go for a .com. If you have a choice of your favourite that isn't a .com and a second choice you like that is a .com - go for the .com - or rework your second choice. I ended up using "the" at the start to get the .com. Which is supposed to be bad, but has done no harm - it does make the web address a bit longer to type though. Keeping it to less than 10 characters is better.
     
    MazTHF, Apr 6, 2024 IP