After writing a review for a domain flipping program, I discovered that many people can not find good domain names. The same problem has many marketers and bloggers who can not find brandable domain names for their new websites. For this reason I decided to create my first training here on Wealthy Affiliate.

Finding a good domain name for your new website is the next step after choosing your niche. While many Wealthy Affiliate members choose domain names from keywords, in some niches is not possible. Do not give up your niche, just find another domain name.

Let’s start with some places where you can get some ideas.



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Jedidiah90 Premium
I need your opinion guys: Ex. I like the domain name pocketsense as it reflects to how I want to share in my blog, and since .com is taken, I'll take the .net instead. Will this give me a disadvantage if we both have the same content being shared online? Thanks for your help!
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muhsayy Premium
The name of your domain is too important to your business to do anything to obscure it on the internet. By giving your domain a name that is similar to a dot com already taken puts you at a disadvantage, especially if you don't know how well that site is being received. Your dot net domain stands to be affected by the dot coms reputation, especially the negative impressions it generates. I would suggest you use Jaxxy to find a possible name for your domain that reflects your aim. Preferably a http://dot.com.
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Jedidiah90 Premium
thank you kind sir :)
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Ufeelup Premium
Hi , take a look at one my WA network friend's blog : www.MyBlogSecrets.com
There is some good advice on her guideline, although you need to make some research for yourselve and don't forget to follow the courses online with WA. Better slowly then never . Look a the tools on WA like Jaaxy and find some key words that will help you choose the domain. All the best .
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Jedidiah90 Premium
Thank you for this kind sir :)
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wealthforall Premium
Hi, I love this.

I am trying to buy a domain name for an organization that I am putting together. I am considering Godday since I don't know how to link it to my WA website, which is SiteRubis. What is your best advise, please?

Thank you
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bonzo124 Premium
It would be better to buy your domain here if you plan to stay in WA. You can buy, renew and check your domain from the SiteDomains feature.

Once you buy it, you can go to the SiteBuilder and build your website.
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wealthforall Premium
Thanks. I already have a sitebuilder website here. But wondering since I have other businesses if it is better to get a new domain from Godday or others.
So yes I do have a website with WA, still, a bit confused as the way forward for my other businesses. I appreciate it your kind reply
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bonzo124 Premium
I think you can transfer it later just like the other domain registrars. If you feel more comfortable with other sites, buy it elsewhere.
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wealthforall Premium
No problems, thanks a lot
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muhsayy Premium
Have you considered using Jaxxy to find a name that has the potential to represent your organization's aims? Jaxxy will also provide you the keywords for your domain's links.
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found expired domain names and got a great name for 8 bucks.
There out there, just gotta dig
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bonzo124 Premium
Awesome!
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wealthforall Premium
Hi, where did you get your domain name, Here at WA or other platforms like Godaddy?
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bonzo124 Premium
You can get your domain here: https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/domains

I have bought all my domains in WA. However, if you have a domain on another platform you can use it too.
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AnthonyMLM Premium
Great information, thanks for sharing
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bonzo124 Premium
Your are welcome, Antony!
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JeffBoivin Premium
Thanks for your training. You offer good information and links to follow. Much appreciated!

Cheers, Jeff
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bonzo124 Premium
You are welcome, Jeff!
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Travis7 Premium
Good domain names are hard to come by everything I try is not available
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bonzo124 Premium
Try the recommendations of https://www.namemesh.com

Type your niche and click generate. I have found many good ideas for me and others many times.

If you will not find anything good, try relevant variations of your niche.
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Travis7 Premium
Thank you for the tip
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Summer42 Premium
Thank you, great info. I found a few good names on there.
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muhsayy Premium
What is the aim of your business? Have you tried to put a keyword for your site into jaxxy and see suggested names for a site represented by that keyword? Within Jaxxy, at right. you should see a list of suggestions. You could take any of them and check out the possibilities in https://www.namemesh.com.
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phoeby123 Premium
Wondering if anyone has had success with domain name acronyms? I think that only comes after high brand awareness... ex. IBM
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bonzo124 Premium
These domains are usually taken. But if you find an available one it could work for you as any other good domain name.
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Fleeky Premium
Great training, I liked it
Easy to follow and complete with great tips
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bonzo124 Premium
Thanks a lot, Fleeky!
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DanielMerry1 Premium
I liked your training, new to online business.
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bonzo124 Premium
Thanks!
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Melisscam7 Premium
Thanks for the info! When appraising a domain name, is that for previously used names or will it tell you how much your name idea is worth? if that makes sense...
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bonzo124 Premium
Appraising tools like Valuate and Estibot are bots which make an estimation of the domain value.

When you the estimation is low, usually they are not good domain names but it is not a rule. Many times these tools make mistakes.
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Melisscam7 Premium
So it is guessing what it thinks your site name is worth?
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bonzo124 Premium
Yes, it makes an estimation based on some standard factors.
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Melisscam7 Premium
oh ok... do you have any tips on how to form a site name that's worth something?
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bonzo124 Premium
After deciding your niche find a relevant keyword that the .com, .net or .org variances are still available. If you cannot find one, follow the training.

On the third page, I write some factors that can help you to decide if your domain is a good one.
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Redders Premium
Hi all. I have decided to buy a domain for my new site , it's aimed at people aged 40 and over. I read somewhere that it's not a good idea to have numbers in your domain. Is this true as I was going to have '40' as part of the title rather than 'forty'
Anyone got any experience of this or ideas please?
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bonzo124 Premium
If the numbers make sense, it is fine.
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nathaniell Premium
Numbers are fine, it just makes saying your domain out loud cumbersome times. People don't know if it's "forty" or "40".
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Lindaann Premium
Choosing a domain that's not already used?
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ericcantu Premium
Of course :)
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TonyHamilton Premium
Linda,

Go here to see if the Domain name that You would like is available my Friend = https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/websites/domains

Let me know if this helps You Linda,

Tony
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Steve815 Premium
Hi,
Thanks for the advice.
How can I check the domain history before buy it?
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Triblu Premium
Hey Steve,

Here is a Google search result for your question: http://bit.ly/2vN7k6P with several posts offering tips on exactly this.

Hope this helps you.
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Steve815 Premium
thank you
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Would a domain name representing in the singular or plural be detrimental in terms of search results? I want to do superhero merchandise. I feel something with superhero rather than superheroes would be better in the domain name.
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bonzo124 Premium
If you can find an exact match domain name, I think that it would be better to avoid the small changes.

But if you want to find a brandable domain, choose one that you really like.
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Thank you. Me over thinking it again
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Melisscam7 Premium
I feel your pain!
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Justaguy1 Premium
I made a domain on namecheap, about a week ago. Now I'm following your advice to have it transferred over. Namecheap is telling me I have to wait 60 days. So now I wait 2 months?
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Subia17 Premium
AWESOME ! Thanks for alllllll the info ! VERY helpful !!!!
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bonzo124 Premium
You're welcome, Rosa!
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LeylaH Premium
Thank you, I just wanted to ask something, all the domain names I check the value of with the appraising tools come out as $0, should I just choose one anyway? Maybe it's just my keywords...
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bonzo124 Premium
If you can find an exact keyword in a domain name, buy it. If not, find a domain name that is easy to remember and type.

Appraising tools can help you but if you really like a domain name just take it.

For example, my domain name on "make money online" niche is http://makemoneybay.com.

The appraisal is on $110 but I did not choose it for its value.

It is easy to remember, brandable and you expect to learn how to make money when you visit it.

I would have bought it even if the appraisal was $0.

So, if you really like a domain name do not care about appraising tools.

I hope it helps.
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LeylaH Premium
I appreciate your reply. Yeah, I can get the exact keyword in it, so I'll just choose the most appropriate one.
Thank you for helping!
Following if that's ok
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Daviki Premium
Great training! Thank you :)
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Joyfulnotes Premium
This was helpful so thanks!
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onmyownterms Premium
Thanks for creating.
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