In this edition of our marketing vlog, we’ll cover one of the most important things and essential decisions that everyone must take when making that step into the digital age and having his or her own website. This step involves the actual choosing and buying of your own domain which is where you will park your website, the address that everyone is going to know and love or brand that you will work on in the future, haha no pressure.
It might seem daunting but if you follow our step by step guide, we guarantee that you will save yourself some headaches in the future and time.
1. Choosing your domain name
Choose your domain name wisely, make sure its able to rank well in search rankings and also expresses your brand the way you want to but also allows people searching for it to actually identify with it.
2. Go for the .COM
Always try to get a .COM no matter what, it should always be your first choice so, Go for the.com first of all… trust us it will be better in the long run.
3. If not it’s not the end of the world
However, if you don’t get a .COM don’t worry its not the end of the world there are other extensions that are just as good. We suggest using these resources to help you out.
These will help you get a better idea of what there is to offer with the domain you so far have.
4. Keep it short and easy
Don’t use hyphens and try to keep it short but also remember that, that name also has to be used on social media platforms so think about it and go on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter and take a look if its already taken there.
5. Buy other extensions
Should you manage to buy that awesome domain name and get it registered don’t forget to buy other extensions if you have the means. It will save you a lot of headaches in the future trust us, there will always be people who will try to hurt you maliciously if they can or want to.