How to Name a Website
Learning how to name a website is the most important step whether you are going to register domain name for your business or personal blog. But to create a website, first you have to search available name for your website. But finding a brandable domain name become very difficult task. Luckily some of free blog name generator tools are available on the internet that helps in choosing website name. Also, some important factors we should consider before choosing a name for website.
- Name should be easy to remember.
- It should be easy to Type.
- It should be short and unique.
In short, always use short unique name and avoid un-memorable names. Before naming, think about what is the main topic of your website? And what do want to achieve with your website?
Catchy and meaningful name
Choose a catchy name that related to your topic of website and meaningful that describes your product or company. If the name not available that you think best for your website, you can choose an alternate name.
Brandable website name
If you are going to make website for your business or Blog for long duration, then choose brand value names for website. Twitter, Flicker, Facebook are good example of brandable website name. In short, it should be short and unique.
All good names are already registered, so people used hyphenated name to take the seo advantage. For example, Blog-name is hyphenated name of blogname. I agree, many famous websites using hyphen in names. But always avoid hyphens in your website name; because main problem with hyphenated name is that it’s easy to forget the hyphen during typing a name.
Keyword based Names
We all know well importance of search engine optimization for ranking in search engine. So if you want to take seo advantage, you have to consider “keyword” factor while choosing a name for your website. Keyword play important role in ranking of your website in search engine. You can use “Google Keyword Tool” to find keyword for your website. Also, avoid too many keywords in the domain name, it should be natural.
Dot com extension is best
If you are serious and going to build a website for long period, then internationally .com extension is best for you. But if good website names are available in .net and .org extension, you can choose them because these are also well-known.
If you want to market your business in specific country, then you can go for country specific website names. For example,.ca extension is used for Canada, .co.in is used for India and .co.uk used for the United Kingdom. In short, if you want to brand your product locally then choose country specific extension for your website.
Check Trademarked Names
Before register a domain for your website, make it sure that someone has not trademarked the name. You can’t create trademarked name, it’s against copyright, like you can’t create duplicate company name.
So these are some important factors that should be considered, before name a website. Keep these points in mind and register a website name for your business or Blog. Some of the famous registrars are Godaddy, Namecheap and hostgator, where you can register a domain name.