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Choosing a Domain Name

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A domain name is a must when creating your own website successfully. When building a successful website, you need to also include the following: you must select a web host to host your website, choose and register a domain name for your website along with an application to create and manage your website.


Choosing a domain name for your website hosting:

To make your website accessible on the internet or the World Wide Web, you need select a domain name and register a domain name with a web hosting company or a domain registrar. Domain allows the visitors to visit your website by typing your domain in the browser in order to display your website. Domain name helps identify the website on the internet or the World Wide Web.

When selecting a domain name for your website hosting, you will have to answer the following questions:

How to choose the best domain name for your website?

How to register your domain name with a web hosting company or a domain registrar?

How to choose the best domain name for your website?

There are many kinds of websites with domain names on the World Wide Web and over 50 million domains names have been registered. When registering a domain name, it is first important to clarify if your domain name is personal, club, family, resume, community, hobbyist or business.

Choosing a domain name for your personal website:

If you are registering a domain name for personal website like your own website to get in touch with your family and friends, you may simple need a domain name with your own name. Example, if your name is john Rambo, you may select domain name such as johnr.com, or johnrambo.com, or jrambo,com. With over 50 million of domain names being registered and thousands of new domains being registered per day and at same time, you may find it difficult to find your name instantly. So the best way is to be creative. You may consider putting your birth date, profession, zip code, city or town name in your domain name. example:

Domain name with your birth date:

Domain name with your birth year: johnr75.com, johnrambo75.com, or jrambo75.com (meaning that your birth year is 75 on your domain)

Domain name with your birth date: johnr704.com, johnrambo704.com, or jrambo704.com [meaning that your birth date is 07/04 (july 04) on your domain].

Avoid put your full birthdate with year on your domain or email address for personal security reason. Beware of identity theft.

Domain name with zip code:

Domain name with your zip code can be: johnr90002.com, johnrambo90002.com, or jrambo90002.com (meaning that your zip code is 90002 on your domain name)

Domain name with your city or town name:

Domain name with your town or city name can be: johnrdubai.com, johnrambodbx.com, or jrambodubai.com (meaning that your city or town Dubai is on your domain name)

Domain name with your profession:

Domain name with your profession can be: johnr.florist.com, johnrambofllorist.com, or jramboflorist.com (meaning that your profession, florist is on your domain name)

Domain name with digit:

Domain name with digit can be johnrambo007.com, johnr007.com, jrambo1234.com or jrambo888.com. In China domain names with digits are very popular. Some domain names in china are in complete digits like 12345.com

Choosing a Domain name for your family website:

If you are registering a domain name for your family website, you may simply need your family name to register a domain name, or select something that your family like or enjoy together and register as a domain name. You can also make a combination of your city, town, zip code with your family name and register as a domain name. Registering your family name as domain name can be simply as registering your family name as example; therambos.com, thegates.com, wongs.com, modis.com, etc. , as your family domain name.

Again you may not be able to register a straight family domain name simply because there already over 50 million domain registered worldwide. Registering family domain name needs creativity. The best thing to do would be, list out your choices for a perfect domain name for your family like your zip code, your city or town, favorite digits or anything that you may want connected with your family name in order for you to get the meaningful family domain that you want for your family website.

An example of a family domain name with a zip code is ramos90002.com

An example of a family domain name with a town or city name is newarkramos.com


An example of a family domain name with digits is ramos1234.com

Choosing Domain name for your club or association website:

When registering a domain name for your club or association, it is important to consider its name, it activity, it location, it zip code, and it time of formation in order to get a meaningful domain name for your website. An example of a domain name for a club or an association is “ bikeclub.com, thebikeclub.com, or vintagecarclub.com”

However with millions of domain names being registered and taken, finding a flat out domain name for your club or association that is not already registered and taken will be quite surprising. Therefore adding your club or association activity to your domain name is advisable. Adding your location or zip code to your club domain name may also be a wise thing to do likewise.

Example of a club domain name with a zip code will be bikeclub90002.com

Example of a club domain name with a zip code will be bostonbikeclub.com

Example of a club or association domain name with a club activity can be vintagebikeclub.com

Choosing Domain name for your Resume or CV website to find your dream job:

Landing a dream job today is more challenging than ever. There are many competent people looking for jobs like you. The best way to impress your potential employer is to have a Resume or CV website for yourself. Potential employers may even stumble on your website online if you are smart enough to have your website works for you by its self by making it SEO with relevant information that you want your potential employers to find about you. A well planned CV or Resume website will land you a high paying job with high level of respect from your potential employer.

The right domain name is needed for your Resume or CV website. When registering a domain name for your resume, you need to consider the following: Your full name, your location, your zip code, and your profession or hobby.

An example of a domain name for your CV or Resume website is like, johndoe.com, jdoe.com, johnd.com, johndoecv.com, jdoecv.com, etc.

Once again registering a straight domain name for your CV or Resume website may be quite difficult because millions of domain names have already been secured by others who have already registered their domains before you. You may have to consider other adding one of the following to your domain name for your CV or Resume website like, your zip code, your city or town name, your favorite digits, your profession or hobby.

An example of a domain name for your CV or Resume website with a zip code is like, johndoe90002.com

An example of a domain name for your CV or Resume website with a city name is like, bostonjohnd.com

An example of a domain name for your CV or Resume website with favorite digits is like, johndoe123.com


An example of a domain name for your CV or Resume website a profession or hobby is like, thebestcoder.com, topcoder.com, johncoder.com, jdoecoder.com

Choosing a Domain name for your community website:

When booking a domain name for your community website it is important to consider your community name, your community activity, your community location, and your community location. You can easily come up with a nice community domain name if you take all these into consideration.

Choosing a Domain name for your hobbyist website:

Everyone has a hobby and many of us go about without cashing in on their hobbies. Hobby is something your enjoy doing and most of the time, you can find yourself making lots of money from it simple because you do not feel the stress of doing it. Cash in on your hobby by making a website for it.

When selecting a domain name for hobby website hosting, you must consider your own name, nick name, kind of hobby, your location, favorite number, your zip code and other factors related to your hobby.

Choosing a Domain name for your business website:

It is almost impossible to run a successful business today without a website for your company and a domain name to dignify your company’s prestige. Some people judge you by your domain name and without a domain name, they simple do not take you serious at all. When selecting a domain for your business, you must consider your business name or your business’s activity. As you can see many companies simply using their companies’ names as their domain names like google, yahoo, baidu to name a few companies.


How to register your domain name with a web hosting company or a domain registrar?

Registering a domain name is quite easy. Domain is registered on annual basis through a web hosting company or domain name registrar.

Once you have selected your domain name for registration, you can register with any domain name registrar or your own selected web hosting company.

There are many kinds of domains suffixes such as .com, .net, .us, and many more.

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