What is domain?
Domain is the name which is given to a website . Lets say you want to start a saloon in Your area for this you have to rent/buy a shop and after that you have to name your saloon like mahima saloon.Here the shop is your website which we have created (if you want to create free website click here ) . And the name that is MAHIMA SALOON is your domain .
Do’s and Don’t before selecting a domain name
- No two website can have same domain name
- name should have some business value like abautomobile,garryfoods etc.
- it should not have any technical jargon’s
- It should be catchy so that user will remember you
- Don’t use any Hyphens and Numbers in name
HOW TO FIND GOOD NAME
First you have to decide for what purpose you want your website to serve. in laymen’s language what are your business intention behind your website. lets take a example lets say MAHIMA owns a food joint and she wants to create a website to grow her business and accept online orders from online customers.Before creating website she have to choose what will be her website’s domain name .
STEP ONE (BRAIN STORMING)
Here Mahima have to guess some names that will have business value.like Mahima foods ,Mahifoods etc the main reason to do this activity is because only you have a good idea for what purpose your website will serve to you and as domain is just like name of your organisation you have to be very specific before choosing one.
- MAHIMA FOODS
- MAHI FOODS
- Mahi caterers
But the domain will looks different than this lets say mahima chooses the name MAHI FOODS
- www.mahifoods(.online) (ETC)
There are 506* url (uniform resource locator) from which you can select desired url extension for this mahima can choose .com if available as .com is most popular among other url extensions
STEP TWO (GET INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR SELECTED DOMAIN)
Lets say MAHIMA has selected Mahi foods as her desired domain.Now she need to check whether this name is available for her or not. For this she need to open Godaddy and there she will search for this name.
After searching your desired domain name site will greet you with a variety of url extentions to purchase
- mahifood.com and mahifood.in will not treat as same domain name hence there can be many websites with mahifood domain but with different extensions. So that you have to choose it very carefully prefer only popular url extensions
Before buying mahifoods.com you have to check whether this name is not used by any one else on different marketing mediums. go to knowem to check it
Here you can see where your desired name is available on various sites or not.After seeing this you can go back to godaddy and but the its name what so ever you like with popular url extensions like .com, .org etc.