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Pro Tips for Picking the Perfect Domain Name

Whether you’re starting a new business, launching a personal blog, or creating a website for any other purpose, your domain name is the first thing people will see and remember. It’s the first impression you’ll make on potential customers and visitors, and it’s something that will stick with you for the long term. 

Choosing the perfect domain name can be a daunting task, but with the right guidance, it can be a fun and easy process. In this post, we’ll be sharing some tips and tricks to help you choose the perfect domain name for your website. 

From understanding the importance of keywords to considering the right extension, we’ve got you covered. So let’s get started!

Keep It Short and Simple

The shorter and simpler your domain name, the easier it will be for people to remember and type into their browsers. Avoid using numbers, hyphens, and special characters as these are often reserved for specific purposes like email addresses and website URLs, which can make it harder for people to find your website. 

Also, avoid symbols that might not be recognized by all browsers (such as accents). This is especially important if your business plans to target a global audience.

Use Keywords

Including keywords in your domain name can help improve your search engine rankings and make it easier for people to find your website. If you’re starting a new business and don’t have a catchy brand name or product name yet, here are some tips for picking keywords:

  • Use keywords that describe what the site is about. For example, if you’re creating a website about pet supplies, “pet” and “supplies” are both great options.
  • Choose short, memorable words that people will remember. You can use initials or numbers instead of words as long as they have meaning to you or your business.

Consider the Extension

As you start to search for a domain name, keep in mind that the extension should be relevant to your business and easy for people to remember. In most cases, this means using .com or .net, but if it makes sense for your business, consider other extensions as well.

Make It Unique

Domain names should be unique. This is important because it increases the chances that your website will be found by people searching for you on the internet. It also helps to avoid confusion with other sites that may have similar domain names, making yours clearly identifiable and easy to find on a search engine results page (SERP).

Check Its Availability

Once you’ve come up with a few potential domain names, it’s important to check if they are available. You can do this by using our domain name search here.

Protect Your Brand

If you have a business, it’s important to protect your brand by registering your domain name as soon as possible. This will prevent someone else from registering it and using it for their own gain.

By keeping these tips in mind, you’ll be well on your way to finding the perfect domain name for your website. Remember to take your time, be creative, and don’t be afraid to think outside the box. With the right domain name, you’ll be able to build a strong online presence and attract the right customers. 

CanSpace is the leading domain registrar in Canada, making us the right choice for all your domain-related needs. With only $10.99 per year on .ca domains (and no overselling!), you’re sure to get what you need. 
Call us at 1-888-99-DOT-CA (1-888-993-6822) or get in touch with us to learn more.

CanSpace Team

CanSpace Solutions is Canada's leading domain name registrar and web hosting provider. Keep an eye on our blog for expert information on domain names, websites, and running a business online.