Brainstorm a Domain Name


So you have a topic for your site and some ideas on how to create content. Now it's time to register a domain.

I am going to show you how to do it with GoDaddy, which is the domain registrar I use.

GoDaddy

There are many domain registrars out there, and the registration process will be similar, but a little different if you go with another one.

Anyhow, before you register a domain, you will have to find one that is available.

I'd encourage you to spend no more than 20 minutes deciding on the domain you will register.

Don't sit and write out 25 ideas for domains, because most, if not all of them, are already gone.

So, try going to GoDaddy or the domain registrar of your choice and start plugging in potential names for your site.

Two bits of advice on selecting the right name…

  1. Get a .com name. Don't consider anything else. .com is the standard.
  2. Don't use hyphens. Your name should be easy to remember.

So let's get to registering that domain.