If you are up with the task of creating a new website, the first and foremost thing to do is come up a great,cool and catchy domain name to make a lasting impression on the mind of the visitors. Creating a good domain name requires patience, as most of the time, the name you come up with is already taken.
But you don’t need to have that linguistic dexterity of a scrabble player to come up with an exclusive domain name. Just follow the points stated below and you’ll be good to go:-
1> UNIQUE AND EASY TO REMEMBER-
The visitors to your website /blog remember you by your name. Hence, it is essential to choose a domain name that is easy to remember and unique in every aspect. It may no relate to the topics on your website/blog, but it should definitely leave a lasting impression.
For example, in www.apple.com, the word “apple” does not relate to tablets and phones, at the same time it’s unique and easy to grasp!
2> SHORTEN A LONG NAME-
In case you’re making a website for your company that has long name, try to shorten it up for the website. You can even use acronyms as a substitute. For example, hi-tech computers was shortened to HTC, a top mobile brand.
3> MIX UP WORDS AND CATCHY NUMBERS-
Most of the common English words have been taken up, hence the only choice that stands out for you is mixing up words and catchy numbers to come up with something that’s cool, understandable and graspable at the same time.
You can either join words,numbers or make up something using your creativity. For example Flipkart, Facebook, hi5, mobile69, 99labels etc.
Apart from English words and numbers you can even try out words from other languages like French, Spanish, Sanskrit etc.
4> USING CATCHY PHRASES-
In case you are not able to come up with anything that’s to your liking, don’t get bogged down! You can still try out some catchy phrases like onewithlazybloggers, lastblogonearth, blogparadiseinheaven etc. that sound unique and are appealing at the same time!
5> WEB TOOLS AND WEBSITES-
You can also lookout for websites like pickydomains.com, where you’ll find some catchy domain name suggestions made by a huge member base.
6> WHAT TO CONSIDER?-
While coming up with a domain name consider the following:-
-> How original and unique it is?
-> What image does it convey ?
-> How descriptive is it?
->Will you remember it after the first glance?
Some more things to look at:-
-> Possible future directions/plans.
-> What the reader benefit will be.
-> How you can position against established names.
So, what are you waiting for?? Start up with your quest for a fancy, stylish, cool and catchy domain name now!!
For further queries, the comment section is waiting :-).