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3 More Tips for Choosing the Best Domain Name

Whether you’re looking to create a website specifically for your small business, or just something for you to express yourself on the internet – choosing the right domain name is a crucial and integral part of the process! Not only do you want to find something catchy, and cool-sounding, but you also want something that expresses you and gives the world a tiny glimpse into your mind and exactly what thoughts might be swirling around your head at the time. In addition to introducing the world to a piece of you and giving them a glimpse of you and your mind, your domain name is also meant to help you achieve a certain amount of success. With the proper domain name, you can ensure your site will achieve organic success, and rank higher on the Google search engine – getting you more visibility, more clicks and more customers overall! The fact is that according to the team at Domain Marketa, its important to get the right domain name from the start as it can be quite the hassle having to change things up later on in the process – hurting not only your branding with the consumer base, but also causing you to take quite a hit when it comes to the search engine rankings as well. Therefore, according to the experts at Domain Marketa, creating a smart, fun, catchy, yet search engine-viable domain name can help your business flourish in both the short term, as well as the long! To better understand the process on how to get the domain name of your choice, thanks to the team at Domain Marketa, here are a few additional tips for you and your business!

Make Sue its Easy to Spell & Pronounce
In our most recent list of tips for choosing the best domain name, the team at Domain Marketa told us the importance of keeping your domain name short and simple. Well, in keeping with that trend its also vital that your domain name is easily pronounced, as well as spelled properly. In many instances, for those with domain names that might not exactly be words from the dictionary, spelling words phonetically might not hurt, as it is quite a positive trend throughout the online world. You should be able to easily share your domain name when speaking as well as writing. You never know when you’ll be asked to share your domain name in person. Plus, if you’re planning to use your domain name to create a professional business email address, then it definitely should be easy to understand as well as easily spelled out – this ensures you can get in touch much easier with your consumers on a daily basis.

Avoid Hyphens
This is one of the biggest faux-pas in terms of domain names we have ever come across, and while it might not be as popular in today’s world, we are only a few years removed from seeing all types of businesses with their hyphenated domain names. Often, search engines like Google, as well as human beings, tend to look at hyphenated domain names as if they are spam sites, or not something legitimate for actual information – let alone trustworthy enough to actually put your credit card into. Not to mention that they are a sign of an older, less well throughout time of the internet in which people truly had no idea what they were doing, and domain names were somewhat the wild, wild, west. They are also often prone to typos, according to the team at Domain Marketa, if you choose a domain name with hyphens because the domain you want is already taken, then your users will likely end up at your competitor’s site if they forget to type in the hyphen.

Double Letters Aren’t a Good Idea
When it comes to typing in new domains, some of the most commonly confused or domain names that are for more prone to typos, include those with double letters (side by side). For instance, in many domains, you might see the two letters “ll” and while you might think they are two lowercase L’s, to someone else, they might just be two capital letter I’s next to one another. And while one might not make sense, the fact is that it’s the internet, and it doesn’t have to make sense. The fact is while it might be a mistake an individual makes only once or twice, to someone who visits the site often, it can continue to happen over and over to new clientele, and even be a big reason why some of them never end up making purchasing, sifting through pages, or entering a shop at all.

The fact is that while some of these might seem fairly small and insignificant to some of us, they might be everyday issues to others across the United States, as well as the world – especially for those who might be older, or those who might not be as computer literate as others.

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