Many people have a tough time choosing a domain name so I wanted to create a discussion where people could get help and feedback on their domain ideas. Before you post your domain or ask for help though, I just want to give you some insight into choose a domain.

First, where do you buy a domain name?

I highly recommend that you buy your domains from the SiteDomains platform right here within Wealthy Affiliate. We offer one of the most sophisticated, advanced, and user friendly domain registration processes on the world.

To access the SIteDomains platform, you simply click on the SiteRubix menu and you will see the SiteDomains button directly within the menu (as shown below).


===> Access the SiteDomains platform here!

Within the SiteDomains you will be able to search domains to see if they are available and it will help you come up with ideas.

There is no setting up of "nameservers" required. Everything is done automatically for you, and we include absolutely every domain feature possible (including whois privacy) with every domain purchase.

What type of domain should you buy?

I personally recommend that you buy a .com domain if you can find one that you like. If you cannot find one, the second best TLD (Top Level Domain) is a .org or a .net. Aim for a .com though, they indicate to search engines that you are the "brand" owner and you will always achieve the best results if you can find one to your liking.

The reason this is so important is that as you build out content on your website, you will be able to rank easier under your target keywords. More rankings equate to more traffic (and opportunity).

How do I choose a domain name?

There are two different types of domain names, keyword rich and brandable. People get too caught up in trying to find a domain with a keyword in it.

An example of this would be:

BestDietsToLoseWeight.com

Sure this is fine and this would be OK within the dieting niche, but you absolutely do not need a keyword within your domain name to rank well. In fact, often times if you focus too much on trying to stuff a keyword within your domain name, you will end up with a brand that comes across as very awkward.

It is your content that is going to rank in Google and other search engines, so having a keyword in your domain may help for that one keyword, but there are MILLIONS of keywords out there remember.

So a brandable domain would work just as well and sometimes even better because it is more memorable.

WeightLossPros.com

Or...

WeightLossWithKyle.com

Those are not targeting keywords per se, but they are very brandable and will work out just fine.

The key is to make your domain relevant to your niche and it should make sense to people coming to your website. People do remember domains and search engines do

Have some ideas?

Do you have some ideas for domains that you want to share or get feedback on? Please leave your domain ideas below and we will help you come up with one.

If you are truly stuck, give us your niche and we will help you come up with ideas.

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KristalMcKay Premium
My confusion with choosing a domain/website name is due to the fact that I'm not even yet sure what my website is going to look like in terms of content. I have a vague niche idea - movie merchandise.

So far as I can tell at this early stage, my website content will be my movie related musings, as movies are something I'm interested in and enjoy in my free time. So, I'm confused as to whether my domain/website name should or needs to mention merchandise as this is ultimately what I'm trying to sell or help people find? Or should the name be more related to the content? I know the training said not to overthink this too much, but I feel like I'm having to decide on something without knowing exactly why or what impact the name is going to have later down the track.

Things like loseweightfast.com or Jay's snackhelmets.com are a no-brainer because the sites are very content specific, but that's not how I see my eventual site being - although I could be completely off track there. Help please!
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adreyna Premium
You might try doing a keyword search on movie merchandise and see what other keywords come up. You might find the phrase you're looking for which can be used as your domain or website name.
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Bizzmark Premium
Ok so my niche is going to be... "your first online business". Basically self explanatory.

I have been bouncing around domain names i like and are brandable but most of which are not available. Figures!

Just wondering if anyone has any ideas for saying the same thing that could make a great domain name?

Also. when I go to move my website from my free siterubix to my own purchased domain name... does it have to be exactly the same domain name or can i transfer to a different domain name that i now own?

Thanks guys!!
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emilyfernweh Premium
Maybe something like starthere.com ? I wasn't completely sure of my domain name either, but it's working out. I think once you buy a domain name, you have to keep it for the year and have to buy another domain if you think of another name you want to use. I could be wrong, but I think this is so.
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Bizzmark Premium
"Start here" good thinking. thank you!
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Carson2 Premium
If you have a domain name somewhere else you can transfer.
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Bizzmark Premium
Does it have to be the first fact spellig? Or no.
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Bizzmark Premium
Exact spelling sorry
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Pain2Power Premium
I REALLY had my heart set on http://www.shesaid.com but it is not available and i even tried with dashes even though its not suggested... i thought of a few other words that kind of mean the same thing and came up with these 3 that are available but I still like shesaid... any suggestions please, since she said is not an option I have to choose another :( http://whatshetold.com http://nobodysaid.com http://she-spoke.com (its not available without the -)
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Vinsquest Premium
That's unfortunate. It is a catchy and cool domain name for a blog.
But don't let that hold you back.

A suggestion would be to NOT focus too much on a domain name and continue with the training.

The domain name will come to you as you move on.
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Pain2Power Premium
Thanks for the feedback! This is not my first go-around here and something always hold me back lol. First time I got so consumed with trying to decide on a niche that I went so off track and 6 months later I gave up.. the I came back got to focus on creating a super flashy website when I don't even really know what I am doing,now its the domain name. But I just chose one that is available and I like www.myprofitablepurposes.com and then as I go along I can always create more. My niche is how to make money online while suffering from depression or for those with a criminal history so I feel like the fact that I over came a very dark time in my life now my higher powerr has shown me my purpose here.. hence my domain name!
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rroesel Premium
how about shesaidit.com
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Pain2Power Premium
I am going to be promoting WA but in the future, I want to blog about other things about other topics. I want something catchy and keep going back to www.shesaid.com (like as in yeah, what she said... like the go-to girl for advice) but I just did a search and its already take .. I clicked on the about and this is exactly what I had in mind.. Any suggestions for other names? SHESAID is a global women’s website which aims to inform, inspire and empower women.

Established in 1999, SHESAID is dedicated to telling it how it is, sharing real women’s stories about the issues that really matter to them. We know women because we are women.
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PaulWatson Premium
Wow - great idea- I just did some searching and there are not many domains that have "she" in it that are available.. you may need to searhc for stuff with girls, women, females etc..

forwomenblog is available - something like that maybe?
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ericcantu Premium
is the dashed version available? As in "she-said"... Normally I avoid dashes but with it being such a short, easy to type domain name it would work.
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Pain2Power Premium
do you like she-said is that why you are asking lol because I really love it as well... but when i type that in the search engine it redirects me to this https://shoplineapp.com/ does that mean that is taken? i am confused...
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PaulWatson Premium
Hey Dominique - if you select websites from the left hand menu then select Domains you can type them in and see if they are free..

She-said is sadly not free but you will be able to play around till you find one that is..
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Pain2Power Premium
she-said isn't even available to pay for :( they are redirecting me to buy shesaids.com and that sounds ridiculous to me lol. UGH, i am upset I really want that name! I am tempted to buy shesaid.org or .net but I know those are not good I need the .com
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Pain2Power Premium
the only way it is available is like this s-h-esaid.com (and i can jusify that by titling it SHARING HELPING EMPOWERING. www.s-h-e-said.com ... any feedback?
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ericcantu Premium
To check the availability of a domain, click on Websites to the left and then Site Domains. That’s where you’re going to register your domain and where you can enter the domain you like and it will search for all possible related results that are available. It’s much easier than typing them in manually and seeing where they take you. For example type in shesaid and it will pull up the availability for not only that one but related ones too. You can try different variants to see if it pulls up one you like.
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RVsRock Premium
For me, I want to double my bang for the buck.

I have several interests that I could turn into money. I take an interest, knowing that there is more than one facet to the interest, and decide on a domain name from there. I make good use of the word AND in my domain choice.

EX: soupandsandwich.com........lawnandgarden.com........ribbonsandbows.com...........lakesandstreams.com.............cupsandsaucers.com.........pinsandneedles.com............coffeeanddonuts.com

My main website, that I work on almost daily, involves 2 facets of a multi-billion industry that is growing every day. In due time, I will reap my rewards as planned.
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Luizcastel Premium
That is AWESOME and FAIR!

Me I am also waiting and working on my SHARE <3
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DBruneau77 Premium
I've been tossing some ideas around in regards to a domain name, but wanted to get some opinions before I run with one. I didn't want it to be too long, yet I wanted it to be relevant to the content I plan on creating. For my niche, I'm going to go with cycling accessories. I will come at it from someone who is experienced in cycling, but does it on a fun/casual level, providing tips and opinions. Some of the domains I considered were not available. Here are some choices that were available at the time I checked them.

http://justacasualcylist.com
http://theeverydaycyclist.com
http://accessoriesforcycling.com
http://cyclingtipsandtools.com

Thank you in advance!
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Shannonkamal Premium
I like theeverydaycyclist it's catchy and brandable.
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DBruneau77 Premium
Thank you!
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Luizcastel Premium
I Believe before choosing the final name, you need to make some keyword research, and think what are main hardest keyword to compete with, include maybe some location name if you aim to also have a local shop

Casual cyclist sounds cool, but sounds very bloggy not so professional or brandeable.

Imagine you will turn it into a local shop, coz ur brand is so cool.
Imagine you will turn it into a onlineshop.

NAME.com will help you beat competition with NAME keyword

I would make some research, to try to find 2-3 words combination that are harder to beat in google, to bran and SHOW your brand as featured business in future!
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MataSahib Premium
My domain names both end in net. I want to take your advice and create one ending in .com without leaving the Kundalini Yoga niche. One name I could use is SikhiKundalini.com, which would enable me to combine Sikhism with Kundalini Yoga, which are both at the core of my life and lifestyle. For I was integral to the lineage of the Sikh Gurus in my past lives, which I discovered through a devout practice of powerful Kundalini Yoga Kriyas, I want to share these Kriyas on my website, for while doing them and calling on the Gurus for support to reach pure Truth, the Gurus revealed to me who I was in my past lifetimes--Durga fighting demons in the Himalayan Mts. with Rishi Dusht Daman (in that experience I became as tall as the high ceiling of my high beamed UCLA Spanish style apartment!); Mary, mother of Jesus; sister of the first Sikh Guru--Guru Nanak; wife of the 5th Guru, Guru Arjan, after which all the Gurus were in my lineage; and in my marriage to the last and 10th Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, he made me Mata Sahib Kaur--Mother of the Khalsa, all of whom I am to this day.

I am open to suggestions as to a more appropriate website name than this.
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PaulREvans57 Premium
Hi, GuruPremKaur.
Following Kele's advice is a good idea. The dot com name you have suggested is a great choice. Ultimately, what you feel comfortable with is the correct one.

Best wishes,
Paul
Be Happy!
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CATaylor Premium
My domain name is oldagesux.com. My idea is to put products on there that make aging easier and allow people to stay in their homes longer. I am also a huge promoter of CBD products and I believe they have huge health benefits for the elderly (as well as everyone else!) Do you think it will throw people off writing content about CBD on that domain?

Just wanting feedback. Thanks!
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MrBeege Premium
Hi CATaylor,
Great Idea for a web site niche. Adding information about CBD as it relates to the elderly is an excellent choice as well. If it helps the elderly stay in their homes lounger you should consider adding it to your information available.

Mr. B
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nrollins84 Premium
The niche I chose is "beginner's fitness". I've been involved in different aspects of health and fitness since I was young, and have even acted as a personal trainer for some friends and family who wanted to get started with an exercise routine. Looking around online at the available workout programs, the vast majority of them are offering "one-size-fits-all" programs that are virtually useless for the beginner, but their sales pitch makes them sound like the best thing ever. Does honestfitnessadvice.com sound like the way to go for this?
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Druig Premium
As long as you are Honest. . . Be up front and let people know that there is no one size fits all . . . find ways to educate people about themselves with in their body types and health concerns. If they feel your sincerity, they will read on and maybe even follow. . .
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nrollins84 Premium
That's what I was hoping to build. Too many of the available programs out there focus on people who have a fair amount of experience with fitness already. But what about those people who have never really thought about it before, and now realize that they need to lose weight? Or want to get in shape and don't know where to start? I haven't seen, in all my searching, any programs out there that teach people how to ease into a fitness routine so they can actually stick to it instead of getting frustrated and quitting. That's what I want to offer.
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ArkitaMarie Premium
Hello Everyone, okay, so my niche right now is Early Childhood Development and my current site name is Earlychildhooddevelopment.siterubix.com (very long...lol) but this will not be my only niche although I plan to develop other sites under my brand. I would actually like my brand to be my name ArkitaMarie (I am my brand...lol) so do I keep it as my name by itself or should I have my name and add something along with the it like ArkitaMarie talks Childcare? Or would it be that I would keep my name as my Domain name and use "ArkitaMarie talks Childcare" as my website title??
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BIS Premium
I prefer the shorter the better - so I would just stick to your name because you are free to brand it how you like and then in the subtitle I would use a keyword phrase. (You'll probably get several different answers here - but I am not a fan of long domain names.nor keyword specific ones.
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ArkitaMarie Premium
Thank you, I really appreciate your feedback...I am going to use my name and use a keyword phrase in my subtitle.
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CarlosCruz1 Premium
Hi everyone,

I'm trying to see if my domain name is catchy and would work well for my reviews site. nufsedreviews.com will be reviews of everything and anything that people buy or are looking to buy. I'm a beginner so I'm trying to learn as much as possible, Thanks.
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SuperRoo Premium
nufsedreviews sounds catchy when you say it but reading it took me a few seconds to catch on to the meaning....not that my opinion has anything to do with click-throughs or views...this whole thing is a bit subjective to me...like what colour pink should I have??
BTW I'm a newbie as well...keep at it.
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CarlosCruz1 Premium
Thanks for your input, That was my thought when I had to read it also but, I hope it catches on. Thank You, God Bless.
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authorelle Premium
Took me a second, but I got it. Build your brand!
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CarlosCruz1 Premium
Thanks Latoya,

Hoping it catches on. Blessings for you and your family with your endeavors. God Bess.
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PBitner Premium
Well being that i am a hairstylist and own my own private studio i was wondering if I should use my salon name for the domain name i have not gotten a site together for my salon and it's been three years talk about not being computer savvy ugh....salon name is Voguish Mane and I know and love my field of work so my starting niche will be in the field of hair care or of the sort any ideas would love some feedback from someone with more experience! Thank you all
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MelaniLukito Premium
voguishmane.com is available in SiteRubix SiteDomain. You can use that domain name.
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LorrieP Premium
It depends on what you want to do with the site. If you want to use the site to promote your hair studio while offering advice and products to potential clients, then it would be perfect to use your salon name.
However, if you are creating a business that is gonna focus on a particular product or tool then you may want a different domain name for that niche.

just my thoughts on this...hope it helps
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SuperRoo Premium
Sounds good, link the shop with the name you already have a following with your customers !!!
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Blackriver13 Premium
i would really appreciate some feedback as im having a difficult time thinking of a domain name. my website is about teaching beginners how to free dive.so far ive come up with
sealdogs.com
freediver.org
divetangaroa.com (named after the maori god of the sea.)
but anything will be considered thanks
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Rdtaylor Premium
Using a .com would be better than a .org so I would go with either the first or the third. I kinda like the first one myself
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LorrieP Premium
.org is traditionally reserved for not for profit or charitable organizations.

.com is most popular

consider how someone may search for your niche and make a decision based on that.

just my thoughts, hope it helps -Lorrie
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Blackriver13 Premium
thank you
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Blackriver13 Premium
thank you
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Druig Premium
I am working on a personal project where I highlight local artist and their work. I purchased the domain name DreamersView.com for this project a couple month ago from GoDaddy. I have not done much with it so far being that I am not computer savy.
This is yet another reason why I am so excited about Wealthy Affiliate. For from here, I am learning how to do web sites. And in that light, I wish to promote the brand further by complementing the two.
I am thinking of the domain DreamersViewMoney.com for my WA promotional site. A spin off for the Crafts market could be DreamersViewCrafts.com. This theme could carry over to other niches and so on. "DreamersView" will be my brand.
Any thoughts and advise?
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PamelaR2 Premium
I like that domain name, and think it would work fine with slight changes to reflect different spin off niches. Best wishes and God Bless.
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boulderwood Premium
I am only on day #4 of this journey. I created a website (funwithracketsports). My idea is that I have played 4 racket sports over my lifetime..I am 67...(racquetball, squash, tennis and now pickleball). So choosing a good domain name will definitely make a big difference..especially if I can attract an "older" crowd!
So any suggestions would really be appreciated!!

thanks in advance!
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ioulia Premium
Welcome to WA! I love your website name. May I suggest myracketsportsclub or racketsportsnostalgia for your domain name.
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Rae516 Premium
Hi! Welcome to WA..
Great website name!
Do you have a sense of humor?
justanotherracket.com ;)
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PamelaR2 Premium
I created my first WA website with the name of - goodbyecityhellotown.siterubix.com. The purpose was to document my real life journey in moving from a big city to a small town. I have since moved and am now officially a small town girl, and loving it.

My question is: should I drop the goodbyecity when I switch to my very own domain?
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fleurallen Premium
Think about how practical your website name is for if you ever need to say it or spell it via phone or in person. Have you thought of sea change or tree change or change of ps e or something?
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GerberL Premium
Hi Pamela I would drop the hellotown and just go with goodbyecity. If its available. I think its more intriguing People might wonder why you are saying goodbye to the city and visit your site to find out. Just my opinion. Best of luck with the choice
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JCSoton Premium
My website niche is all about helping guys who struggle with confidence when it comes to interacting with women (to clarify, this is not about helping them become pickup artists!).
I want my domain to be straight to the point, so my preferred domain name is getconfidentwithwomen.com. This is available, but get-confident-with-women.com is also available.
My question is, do you prefer option 1 or 2?
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smithedd21 Premium
#1. people tend to get lost when the site names have dashes for some reason. Kyle talked about wanting the straight forward one in a video.
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JCSoton Premium
Thanks mate. I agree, because I'm trying to keep it direct after all.
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JCSoton Premium
Thanks mate. I agree, because I'm trying to keep it direct after all.
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Live2Play Premium
1 - definitely. Nobody wants to type those dashes
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fleurallen Premium
Although I'm a woman what about beconfidentwithwomen rather than get?
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Rupes Premium
My niche is crafts. Crafts as gifts or décor. I use to sell my handmade greeting cards at my sisters massage shop and went with the brand RenaVia Reflections. My daughters are Serena and Alyvia, creating RenaVia. When you make something by hand, or take time to find a unique gift, it is a reflection of ones self, or thoughts.....as Serena and Alyvia are a reflection of me.

That is how I viewed my branded name and I was wondering if you find that fitting as my domain name for my site that will provide tutorials on craft gifts and/or decorations.

Or should I have it be something like RenaVia Craft Cave, RenaVia Crafts, RenaVia Décor & More, RenaVia.......
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MelaniLukito Premium
renaviacrafts.com is available in SiteRubix SiteDomain
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GPRAssociate Premium
I love the RenaVia Crafts.com you can save the decor and more as part of your tag line. Good luck!
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PamelaR2 Premium
@Rupes - I like the sound of RenaViaCrafts.com and agree with the comment made by GPRAssociate.
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TimothyI1 Premium
i would like some advice or feed back on a few things i have done as to domain names and my niche i am not sure how to play this out i started out thinking that i wanted my website to be all about automotive products and i mean everything for your car including cars but when i started the first lesson i soon learned that i had to stick with a particular subject or niche so i thought well if i have fifty websites that i can make my first niche about audio and video sound systems for your car so i named the first website carsounds.siterubix.com and titled it audio and video equipment for your car than i later found out that i had to buy a domain for the website that i just built i have a domain that i bought through another hosting a few months back when i got caught up in a scam and 500 dollars later ended up with a domain name that has nothing on it the l domain i bought is called galloautomotivepartsplus.com just visited that host and changed the DNS of that domain so that wa can do the hosting i am wondering if i should keep going am i moving in the right direction or am i making a mistake in transferring the content to this domain i mean i am worried that the domain name being galloautomitivepartsplus.com has no key words in it as to auto video equipment for your car i don't know man i been at this for a week straight and need some direction getting discouraged and could use some advice thanks
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MelaniLukito Premium
auto-sound.com is available in SiteDomain SiteRubix.
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GPRAssociate Premium
What I did was type all kinds of combinations of words and phrases into the key word tool until you find the combination you like.

That key word tool is great but I've spent so much time in there, so be careful to set limits on each visit lol
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TROY007 Premium
hello,

looking for some feedback, i have a domain idea in mind but im not sure whichone to go for, dopekicks which is grammatically correct or dopekickz which to me i feel i can build a brand with, im not 100% if the spelling of my domian can affect my ranking in search engines?
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MelaniLukito Premium
The search engine rank the posts or articles not the domain name so you can go with your favourite domain name.
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TROY007 Premium
thank you :)
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GPRAssociate Premium
If you are just beginning, maybe the grammatically correct spelling will serve you better and most people will automatically agree kicks are shoe/sneakers?

Hope that was helpful?
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TROY007 Premium
Thanks and yes they are.
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AlanJE Premium
Hi I have a subdomain handmadecarpets.siterubix.com, which is one niche for physical products for which I am developing content, with a view to going live shortly. I have in mind other physical hand made products such as italian shoes and silver jewellery, for which I think i need separate niche domain names. Is it possible/desirable to combine them in one online store?

I have another domain called alpusonline.com, which i intend to develop for selling online educational, and software products.

I think I should keep the two domains totally separate (physical products and educational/software products), because they are targeting totally different groups of customers, niches.

I would welcome any thoughts or comments from more experienced marketers, on how best to set things up?
Thanks
Alan
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jghwebbrand Premium
Hi,

You are on the right track. You should keep the websites separate as you stated. The only time to keep them together is if the products of both are in the same niche. Based on your description they are not. So, having two different domains is excellent. I would have done the same.

As to the targeting of groups, you must decide if both products can be used by both groups. If so, target them. You don't want to leave out any potential traffic to your sites. The more customers can lead to more sales. Target as many groups as you can.

Otherwise, keep up the good work. Thank you for sharing with the WA community.

Best wishes,

George
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AlanJE Premium
Hi George, Thank you very much for your prompt and useful comments. Best Alan
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MozMary Premium
have you looked at woocommerce there is a 5 part training here by chrisscott

if you are selling physical products with a store and cart etc you may need to look at that plugin, though I don't think you can do it on a free site

if you are a business you may need to look at an own domain for any shop
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AlanJE Premium
Hi MozMary Thanks very much for that! Best Alan
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Rdtaylor Premium
Sounds like a great idea!
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jam30mont Premium
Ok I have a question for the community. Once you've transferred a siterubix website to your own domain, the privacy page URL's need to be updated. I've gone to my privacy page on my new domain within my dashboard and it looks like the url is matching the new domain. Am I looking in the wrong place?
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EMYGrules Premium
You need to go to click on the site rubix button, hit site manager and log into into your new domain as admin. From here, click on the pages tab and find your privacy policy. You can then click edit on this page to change the privacy policy's url to your new one.
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EMYGrules Premium
Was I any help?
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jam30mont Premium
Well I've actually done what u suggested but the link seems to be correct as I mentioned before. Not sure if I need 2 do anymore
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GerberL Premium
My url's also changed when I transferred my site to my own domain. So I just left it like that Didn't do anything else
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EMYGrules Premium
When you have successfully transferred your siterubix website to your new domain, you have completed the task. The new domain is your new url. This should stay how it is. Aside from the privacy policy, no further action is required. You are free to continue on with the lessons.
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camtwoauto Premium
I'm not sure of what my "niche" should be? For the past 23 years I was involved in vehicle sales. 21 of those years, I sold Acura products. Consumers, for years have turned to the internet to obtain a deal (they think)). on the vehicle of their choice. Bottom line, I don't see "sales on line," as being a lucrative way to go. I am however, open to any ideas my fellow WH members have.
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MozMary Premium
you are displaying expertise in at least 3 areas in the little paragraph above - vehicle sales, acura products, and in particular being able to guide consumers.

You know they are looking online, so it is up to you to creatively think how to best share your wisdom and knowledge and experience with these new buyers in a way that helps them and also pays you, and that could be varied, for example:

- do any of these areas have affiliate programs?
OR
- could you see yourself writing content on what you know and enjoy about vehicle sales and acura products, gaining that traffic while at the same time being an affiliate for other programs like auto accessories - many areas in the niche will have affiliate programs for sure
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MariusNel Premium
Hello Guys, I have a domain already called urpotential.co.za Does it matter that it is a .co.za domain, does it have to be a .com?

Then I have another problem, The concept I have in mind is a central place for people to come to to get help in three different areas of life :

1. Mental empowerment
2. Health, wealth and weight loss
3. Gaining financial and time freedom.

At first I thought of running these three concepts on the one website. The name of the website can mean You Are Portential or it could mean Your Potential.

Now I am not so sure if I should combine all three into one website, or make each a niche on its own like I did with the free website we built fromt the first course http://ketoweightloss.siterubix.com. and have three seperate websites.

What do you guys think will work better? In two minds now.

I also have another domain called BetterBiz.co.za. Does this sound like a good space to promote WA affiliate program?
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MyGrowthHack Premium
Hey Marius,

On the first question, it should not matter what TLD you use. It can be .com or any other one.

The other question I start to think more and more that creating separate websites is better. This way you can more narrowly define your audience and are you able to find more keywords to create content for. Especially if you want to run paid programs, it makes sense.

My 2 cents.

Good luck!
Ed
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MariusNel Premium
Thanks for the feedback.
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Sterl4775 Premium
I think the domain will speak for itself Very targeted
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TracyW2 Premium
Hello everyone..I'm a little bit stuck here... I'm just going to throw these out there and see what you guys think...
My niche is 'unique living room wall art' I'd like my website to center around 'unique' or 'different' designs/decorations.. so I was thinking
SmartOddball.com
DreamOdd.com
GoOddBall.com

Or do I need to scratch this and start over?
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GerberL Premium
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TracyW2 Premium
Thank you! I can't make up my mind. Trying hard not to over think it. :)
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GerberL Premium
I spent a week overthinking mine Wasted a lot of time Just go with whatever you feel good about
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SongbirdDL Premium
Hi Tracy
This is my own opinion, because you want to do unique art and design, I don't feel good about the word 'odd' to go with it. In my mind 'odd' does not give me an idea of something to like.
Just my two cents.
~Danielle
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TracyW2 Premium
A whole week??? WOW!! I definitely don't want to do that! :) Thank you!
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TracyW2 Premium
Thank you!
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TracyW2 Premium
I hadn't thought of that. Thank you! :)
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SongbirdDL Premium
My pleasure. I am happy to be of some assistance. Best of wishes.
~Danielle
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RichieDe Premium
Just a suggestion...
Maybe your name should also encompass the content a bit more. You obviously like the word "Odd" so stick with that, but also incorporate the word "Art" or "Creation" as well, perhaps;

OddArt.com

Oddballart.com

Oddballcreations.com

I think these have a nice ring to them :-)
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TracyW2 Premium
Thank you!! Those are nice ideas... I am definitely adding them to the list!
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giselaselo Premium
How about unique or oddwalldeco?
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TracyW2 Premium
Hi! Thank you for the suggestion! It's really a great idea!! I really appreciate you taking the time to brainstorm an idea for me! :)
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Sterl4775 Premium
Dreamodd would be better,I think
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clayharrison Premium
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TracyW2 Premium
Thank you! I will definitely add that to my list! :)
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LindaClark1 Premium
Can't a person have more than 1 website under 1 domain. My niche is going to be and my website is ProfessionalScrubs.com. The domain I find is Professional-Scrubs.com. I am thinking that if I wanted to expand on this idea I could put more than 1 website under the same domain.
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi Linda -- if I understand what you are asking, you can only have one domain name PER website. You can host more than one website with the same hosting company, but you can only have one domain name per website. The domain name is the name of your website.
http://Professionalscrubs.com is related to only ONE website.
IF you want to expand on that niche, you can do another website with another domain name, and link them both together with cross-links and stuff like that.

So, you can only have one blue Toyota with the VIN ending in 2345. If you want to buy another blue Toyota, you can, but it will have a different VIN, ending in 5678.
Bad example, maybe, but I hope this helps!
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LindaClark1 Premium
Thank you for clearing that up. Now back to the drawing board.
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@RICH. Premium
You can create subdomains off of a main domain, ie. maternity.professionalscrubs.com which would then be a separate website. It's the same principle that all the free siterubix subdomain websites run on here at WA.

However, normally I'd only suggest doing that if you are going to be creating the same site in more than one language, ie. en.fotolia.com (English), es.fotolia.com (Spanish), etc.
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Magmak Premium
My niche is on different aspects of chicken rearing, but I am not very creative with words and I am struggling to come up with a domain name. I wanted to call my domain 'chickenpeople.com', but after some research I found it may cause confusion because there is a lot on internet about chicken people. I didn't even know there was a movie done called Chicken People.
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Magmak Premium
I think I like 'chickenpeoplenetwork.com
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Qenzi Premium
I have a domain name in mind but I'm starting to have doubts about it. It would be something along the lines of Millennialmom.com
My niche is about taking care of baby in the first year.
I really liked the idea I came up with but then I remembered all of the negativity related to the word "millennial" So now I am back at square one.
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Shwni Premium
Newmammas.com .org and .net are all available if they are something you like?
Matthew
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LusciousJM Premium
I just bought a domain a-journey-to-success.com. I feel liberated because when I started here in WA last week, I have no knowledge on how to create a website. And now, I just bought my own domain! Thank you so much WA for empowering people like me! I'm so grateful for the information that I am getting from this community! :)
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Rae516 Premium
Me too! I never imagined that I would be a person creating webpages on the internet. I am loving learning so much! Everyone here at WA has been so helpful and friendly. The more you give the more you get, and the more you get, the more you want to give back again. It's the way the world should be and it feels so natural. I hope you enjoy as much as I do.
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LusciousJM Premium
You're right. This community is really about helping other people. I'm honored and proud to be part of this community.
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phildora Premium
LusciousJM awesome step! So you go girl! If I can do it--oh,oh, that means you can too!
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srlcr8033 Premium
My niche is fishing excursions or vacation. I came up with bluewateradventures as a sub domain in site.rubix I am not too sure as this is my first try at this. I also bought my own domain name for personal development niche called stayencouraged.com.
Does this sound okay and is it workable.

Thanks for any help!
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MelaniLukito Premium
That sounds okay in my opinion.
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DWhitham1 Premium
I suppose I should have joined this discussion before buying my domain name. My niche is women with ADHD and I just bought the domain name ADHDevon.com. My vision is to develop a sort of personal blog-esque website about coming to terms with my own ADHD, thus the inclusion of my own name. What do you think?
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littlemama Premium
I think it's a beautiful domain name. Best of luck to you. :)
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Maitri Premium
I just bought a domain name pottytraininghappygo.com. I hope it flies. I guess we'll see. I had some other ideas but I really wanted the word "happy" in there b/c I will be addressing issues and giving tips, tricks and tools of the trade to use for references on the site. I am not certain if google will consider this as not a proper sentence. But I guess I'll find out.

Of course owning my domain means I have completed Course 1!
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Midasmiser Premium
I've just bought a domain name flying-visits.com. Does it have a detrimental effect having a 'dash' between the words?
Also, how long does it take for the transfer process to to complete ? When I put my new url in, the old site (and name) comes up.
Thank you for any info someone can give me
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HosannaBiz Premium
If you bought it outside WA say Hostgator, it will take up to 72 hours, I have just done one I had for a while!
Dashes are used if flyingvisits.com is unavailable, and of course, is more sought after, so with dash/s is usually used for longer domains say WA-is-the-best-member-platform.com(:
Hope this explains it otherwise search for domain name choices etc
Cheers & blessings,

Eric
HosannaBiz
Australia
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@RICH. Premium
It's just snobbishness about hyphens. There's a huge number of successful businesses that use hyphens in their domain names. http://www.net-a-porter.com sold for $350,000,000! :) Off the top of my head, there's http://www.emirates-executive.com or http://www.cyprus-mail.com or ...

You can move your old siterubix site to your new domain following this training
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Midasmiser Premium
Thank you for that re-assurance Rich. I've followed all of Kyle's training and had a blonde moment even though I have no hair! I had done it correctly but am very tired as been working on WA all day and it's now past 2 am.
sorry if any ladies are reading this 'the blonde moment' quip. Not said to be offensive to women. English humour!
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@RICH. Premium
No probs. you're most welcome! :)
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Midasmiser Premium
thank you Eric. I used the siiterubix platform but just mis-understood the outcome after my actions. Been a very long day for me working on my site. It's all ok know. Thank you for your help and advice,
Tony
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Bmullins15 Premium
My niche is simple home/gym workouts and fitness for busy people and beginners.

I have a few domain ideas...
mullinsmillennialworkouts.com
FitBwrokouts.com
Homefit.com
simplefit.com
Fitnesswithbrandon.com
excersisetoosimple.com
simplesweat.com
homesweat.com

This all I can think of for now if you like any of these or can come up with any better ones, please let me know.

Thanks all!
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Shwni Premium
Home fit works well and really easy to read
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Bmullins15 Premium
Thank you!
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Bmullins15 Premium
Homefit is not available. Any suggestions?
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Shwni Premium
Ive just looked for a few that are available and http://hometrainingforyou.com and http://worldgymsforyou.com are both available If you fancy any of those, but don't forget that Google ranks your content not your domain name so it doesn't even have to be to do with your niche.
Let me know if you want anymore ideas.
Matthew
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Bmullins15 Premium
thank you so much, while waiting I came across another idea

what do you think of Valhalla'sgym.com ?

Too much?
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HosannaBiz Premium
PS! you need to see if they are available, and IF don't ever publisize them(:

eg,
Howtosimplefit.com
Homefitspecialist.com
hothomesweatting.com
you need to find out how these keywords ranks in keyword tool beside widget...and then choose.

Hope it works out without sweating(:
Cheers & blessings
Eric
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Shwni Premium
That works but you can't have any punctuation in there just to let you know
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JWingo Premium
Hello everyone i could use some advise, my niche is harleydavidsonclothes and they say not to put a brand name in my domain name so i don't know what to do, i have had another domain name on my mind and it is, gotta-hav-it.com but i don't know if it fits my niche. so what do y'all think.
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Shwni Premium
Your domain name doesn't have to have anything to do with what the website is about. I think that's a good idea.
As long as you put a description in about what the website is, people looking for those items will find it.
Matthew
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MRMathee Premium
I agree. It is the content withing you website that counts not your domain name that much. it can even be hdc.com
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JWingo Premium
Ok thanks, i got confussed becauce in the first lesson's they talk about your niche and your domain name having keywords. I had another idea with the gotta-hav-it.com so can i use this domain name with any other websites or will it be just for this one?
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JWingo Premium
Thanks for the idea about the domain name, i'll go check it out and see what i can find with it.
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Shwni Premium
Google will rank your content not your domain name
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buildyournow Premium
There are two different types of domain names, keyword rich and brandable. We sometimes get too caught up trying to find a domain with a keyword in it.as you absolutely do not need a keyword within your domain name. More importantly, you build content on your website which is what's going to rank in Google and other search engines. So having a keyword in your domain may help for that one keyword only.
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JWingo Premium
Ok, Thanks for the advise
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JWingo Premium
hello everyone, i could use some advise. my niche is harleydavidsonclothes and they say not to put a brand in my domain name so what could i do? I have had another domain name on my mind and it is, gotta-hav-it.com but i don't know if it fits my niche, so what do you think?
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LiaV1 Premium
Hi James!
You have a cool niche. You can maybe try : Motorcycle clothes and accessories. I hope this helps a bit.
Wishing you luck and success!
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JWingo Premium
Yeah It does heip and thanks,
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hotshotlegal Premium
Hi there, thank you for the great advice, for a niche area (to start), I thought of - olive oil - a site that looks at the health benefits of olive oil, looks at the different types, and different flavours etc- my suggested domain name is ' I love olive oil' , I would welcome feedback please, thank you!
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Traciee Premium
If that domain name is available, I would go for it! That's to the point and heck, I love olive oil, too! Best wishes on your success. :)
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hotshotlegal Premium
Thank you so much Traciee, I have taken your advice and gone for it! Have a great day
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Traciee Premium
So glad you went for it! It really is a great name. Excited to see the success that is bound to follow you in this endeavor.
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hotshotlegal Premium
thanks again, I wish you success in yours Traciee
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JerryMcCoy Premium
My site is going to be a multipurpose site. One of my passions is grilling and another is easy listening music hence the domain name musicallydelicious.com. You need a name domain or web that will interact with one or more niches in order to broaden your base and increase your revenue. I hope to have my domain and my website posted by the weekend. It should be interesting as to the comments that I receive. I go with versatility.
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amyr2017 Premium
That's a great name but I'm not sure that combining your niches is such a great idea. I'm confused already, and by combining them, I think you diminish and water down the value that each niche provides on it's own. What are you going to say about grilling that has to do with music? What does easy listening have to do with grilling? Maybe I'm wrong, but --- I'd be interested to see the site when it is done...!
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JerryMcCoy Premium
I have always liked easy listening music whenever I cook. It helps to relax and to create an intimate atmosphere. Both together can be very create an open atmosphere where you are open to more possibilities.
Thanks for the comment,
Jerry
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amyr2017 Premium
Hi Jerry,
I see what you mean, and understand what you are trying to achieve. Interesting take on this, and I would love to see it when it is done...!
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StarrgirlMe Premium
That sounds exciting! Good luck! (There's another available site you might want to pick up to prevent it from being competition someday: http://musictocookwith.com)
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Rae516 Premium
To me it sounds like a new cooking show is in the making.. ?
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JerryMcCoy Premium
You never know where something like this will go. They would have to pay high royalty for the title and any content they used. I would not be opposed. I am going to be adding 2 recipes to my sight as an example on how to Thrill for the Grill.
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nagyn Premium
I already purchased my domain, but I'm curious what you all think. I'm trying to develop a portfolio as a travel writer, while also gaining credibility as a gemstone collector, and using the site to promote mining companies' products and "pay-to-play" mining experiences, as well as some exceptionally valuable gemstones in a featured collection. The URL is gemstonejournalist.com. I don't have any content posted yet, but I am working on a number of articles at this time.
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JCassone Premium
I love it!
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akollor123 Premium
Go for it my friend. I like it! By the way what is the QSR and search numbers just curious?
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nagyn Premium
Gemstone Journalist shows up as: avg <10, traffic <10, QSR 17. So the website url is not the greatest as a keyword, but without saying what, I have found more than 5 terms for blog titles that have an avg of >10,000 (one > 37,000) and a QSR of less than 100, in many cases less than a dozen. I do believe I have also coined the term "Gemstone Journalist" whereas every site that shows up on a Google search for it seems to be rather unrelated. I think I may have found the right niche for myself.
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akollor123 Premium
Indeed! Go for it...
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StarrgirlMe Premium
My life has gone to the dogs ;)
In addition to a site dedicated to sport dogs: http://www.CampHuntingDog.com
I also have: http://www.SpecialPetsPlace.com which will mostly be a shopping site for a variety of pets
Wish me luck guys, this is a beginning adventure for me!
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@RICH. Premium
Good Luck! :)
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MikeAkers Premium
You can do it Melody!!!
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StarrgirlMe Premium
Thanks Mike!
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MikeAkers Premium
You're welcome! Let us see your progress when you get going!
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StarrgirlMe Premium
I will :D
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MikeAkers Premium
Awesome!
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BelindaO1 Premium
DItto...That sounds like mine... http://www.dogcollarinjuries.com and working on one about good and bad dog food.
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StarrgirlMe Premium
Thank you!!
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RocioA Premium
Hi
It would be nice with dogs, you love dog, I have plan in building a new website related to pet supplies. Good luck
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TriciaCoyer Premium
I had purchased a domain name before completing Course 1. I chose tricialou.com because I wanted a more personal branding. My site is a rustic wedding site that I intend on blogging through my personal journey while planning my own wedding at the same time. My idea is that as I find fun new items I can blog about them and promote them at the same time.
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akollor123 Premium
I am an Energy supply (Electric and Gas) Consultant and want to get the best domain... It is a business where Customers Save Money and Consultants Make Money. The following is what comes to mind... Please give me you honest feedback.

1) How to make and save money - Competition QSR 100 & searches 40
2) Save your energy bill - QSR 48 & searches 142
3) Electricity bill too high - QSR 99 & Searches 48
4)Why is my electricity bill so high QSR 46 & searches 80
5) become energy consultant QSR 5 & searches 56
6)How to become energy consultant QSR 2 & searches 56

In consideration to the above I am leaning towards... a domain like howtobecomeenergyconsultant.com

Please you thoughts?
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TriciaCoyer Premium
I like that idea, but what if you added 'an' to make it read easier...so it would be howtobecomeanenergyconsultant.com.
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akollor123 Premium
Thank you for you feed back. I have already bought the domain already to make a change with "an". It reads how-to-become-energy-consultant.com. This has a QSR 2 and search 56! I will tailor my content to such and see what happens next. Thank you once more.
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aslchalon85 Premium
Hello everyone. My niche is hiking/nature. Basically different outdoor adventures in California... and elsewhere as my site grows. And some product reviews as well like backpacks and and other gear that correlates with the area/activity. I had a few name ideas, but they've all been taken. And the alternatives were not all that great. Any ideas/suggestions greatly appreciated :)
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RolfNuyts Premium
Hi Shea,

here are some ideas:

experthiker.com
hikingshea.com
sheahikerinnature.com
cappedhiker.com (because you're wearing a cap :))
...

Cheers!
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KatSchmidt Premium
ok, I need some opinions on my domain name.
My niche is personal and home care products that are a good value and are environmentally friendly.
I was planning to use the name A Little Bit Greener, but the .com is not available. I did type www.alittlebitgreener.com into the address bar and Google search and nothing came up, so it doesn't appear to be in use. I also tried to get www.littlebitgreener.com without the A, but that is not available.

Both are available for .org and .net

My other idea is One Step Greener, which is available as a .com.

What are your opinions? is www.onestepgreener.com user-friendly and memorable? Or should I just go with .net?

Or do you have any different name suggestions?
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Jacharakis Premium
I quite like onestepgreener.com, it sure is memorable to me! Good luck!
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goaloptions Premium
I have a domain name registered in godaddy soon to expire. Can I use it. It is goaloptions.com. I currently have an amazon website built by people from a very popular freelance site that is a complete mess. Need help to fix it if it can be fixed called awesomeburst.com My desired niche is to promote other peoples product. Thanks for your help
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phildora Premium
Hello goaloptions! For the best step-by-step tutorial that will show you how to transfer your domains into WA's system, please take a look at this awesome video created by Marion Black. I have 3 domains on GoDaddy and this video explained everything I needed to do to successfully transfer everything over.
Here is the link: Hope this helps you.
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coxscastle Premium
Hi everyone. After reading some of the posts here I think it would be good to have my own domain name. My goal is to sell products on amazon and the site I have started is solargadgets@siterubix.com I plan to later on sell other products besides solar. I thought about coxscoolgadgets.com for a domain name. What do you guys think?
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JanetMoore Premium
Both sound fine, but have you considered setting up two sites? One for each? You can add the second later on as you get the first up and running.
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Private7 Premium
Hi everyone,

I have two questions and l hope they come across clearly. If not please do let me know so that l can try to rephrase.

1. My URL is naturalremedies.siterubix.com and my desired brand name is PickBuyClick, now will it be possible for me to promote my brand name on a different worded domain?

2. Where can l find suggestions for Brand names?
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JanetMoore Premium
My very first thought is PickBuyClick what?

My second thought is are you thinking Brand = site name?
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Labman Premium
Relevance is key. Promoting PickBuyClick on a site for natural remedies is not relevant to the concept.

Promote natural remedies on one site and affiliate marketing or MMO on another site.

One site at a time. If you try to do more things everything suffers.
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phildora Premium
Okay, I thought I like the first domain name I chose. Oh, Oh--what in the world was I thinking--I wasn't. So I created my first free site with the wrong one. I got to thinking, what would draw me to that site or article if I were searching? I looked at it from the audience's perspective and knew just the type of domain name would grab their attention.
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caeshleman67 Premium
I am on the lesson about buying a domain name. My website is focused on pets. I am having trouble figuring out how specific I should be. I want to use a name that is pets in general in order to have several different avenues with pets. I'm not sure if I just need to stick with something more specific such as dog training as opposed to different types of pet products. Any assistance on this would be great. Thanks.
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phildora Premium
You could choose a domain name for pets in general. Then when you start to develop the content for your pet site, Here is where you can add the specifics for your pets categories. Also on the Home Pages navigation bar, you can have your specific Pages, for example-pet training, pet care, pet shampoos, etc. Hope this helps.
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caeshleman67 Premium
Yes, thank you. This helps a lot.
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maritafrith Premium
Yes I already brought a domain also and have transferred it over to WA... well nearly. I see the last step I need to do in the Domains manager then it's done. Looks very easy.

But for this exercise, or even further down the track, should we want to build more sites, do we purchase each site from WA that we build here? Or are they free? Or just free to build?
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FTurner8032 Premium
You can purchase here or somewhere else and transfer the hosting. It is a little cleaner if you purchase here and any cost differences are not worth worrying about;.

Building here is free. You can host 25 sites with the siterubix attachment and 25 of your own domain names, so up to 50 all for the same price of only $49 per month. You will not find a better deal anywhere on the internet.
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maritafrith Premium
Cool thank you. That clarified things up a bit better for me
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FTurner8032 Premium
You are very welcome. Have a Blessed Day.
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cynlexis Premium
Thanks for explaining the 25 sites and 25 domain, it always confused me before.
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FTurner8032 Premium
You're welcome Cynthia. Good Luck to you and God Bless.
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Isabellers Premium
Ok, here is a tip everyone! If you see the domain name you want has already been taken, look it up and check it out! There's a good chance you can use that site later on as a comparative and get some ideas from their categories and blogs for relevant content ideas on your website : )
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Isabellers Premium
After about 8 tries I was able to find a website that was available. And I ALMOST moved the domain name to the siterubix site by accident, which would have deleted all the preliminary work I put into the siterubix site...phew! I would have liked a 5 minute video showing the process, for dummies like me.
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Geoffhyld Premium
Hi Isabelle, This is all contained in the lessons for choosing a domain name and then moving your current free site to the new domain name.

Geoff
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arnelD20 Premium
Hello everyone, I just upgraded to premium account and I landed here at this discussion.My initial niche would be "car seats". But my first choice for domain name(carseats.com) is already taken and it says "for lease".
Have you guys experience leasing a domain name?
Thank you in advance!
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@RICH. Premium
I would only "buy" a domain, I certainly wouldn't pay rental to a third party, who could take it back anytime they felt like it.

Also, I wouldn't worry about keyword rich domains or EMDs (Exact Match Domains). It's content that ranks these days, not domain names.

I'd rather have a brand such as http://www.boohoo.com than something as limiting as http://www.buycheapdesignerwomensclothesonline.com

Your domain name doesn't even have to be relevant, if it did http://www.amazon.com would sell river trips and http://www.apple.com would sell fruit! It can even be personal, http://www.craigslist.com :)
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arnelD20 Premium
Thank you for your message.
Greatly appreciated.
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bkraeg Premium
That's a great point.
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SusieQiw Premium
My first choice domain name was already taken and annoyingly it looks like someone started to develop a site and then gave up, it has very little content and hasn't been updated in nearly a year.

My second choice was available so I've bought that instead.

Tempted to back order my first choice though in case it becomes available in the future!
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KrystalK1 Premium
Hi LoyaBr, I too like the autism friendly part and think that autismfriendlyzone would make a great domain name. I actually have two websites, one is for detoxing and the other is for corset waist training. I am wondering if anyone may have any ideas of what may be a cute name for them. No matter what I come up with, it never seems to sound right.
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stn67 Premium
I have purchased a Danish domain name at godaddy. I have decided that this site should be in Danish too, though I realize that I will never be able to get the same amount of traffic that I can get by having a page made in English. I have created the first 2 pages and am looking forward to working on the context
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@RICH. Premium
I recommend you transfer it away from GoDaddy after 60 days, as they will sting you at renewal.
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@RICH. Premium
Even Kyle got stung by GoDaddy!! https://d.pr/rRnFP
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stn67 Premium
Thanks. I want to try that problem was that I could not get a dk domain at namesheap. But I can clearly notice that they are trying very hard to market me with more mail a day. But I have what I need here in WA so I have not worried about it. But surely I will see if I can move it over to namescheap
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stn67 Premium
I tried namescheap first. But unfortunately, could not buy a dk domain there. Then there was the Danish provider. Here I can get you to fall asleep to describe how bad service they have
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@RICH. Premium
Ah. :(
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Susanna14 Premium
I already bought a domain that I believe is geared towards the brandable aspect of domains. I am currently building the website while following the Certification courses. (I will post my website once I am done with it.) I want to build another one after in the niche of STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) but geared towards kids. I need ideas in this as I'm stuck. Anything will be helpful.
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jmstickney Premium
STEM is a great topic, but it's a really large one. There is a TON of work that would need to go into a site geared toward STEM. What about STEM for a certain age group or within a certain area. Or STEM ideas for at-home-parents. Or STEM-related projects at the park or at home or....something more specific. More of a unique niche. You might want to find more than one way to narrow the focus.

That's just my two cents.
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Susanna14 Premium
I did say in my original post kids
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jmstickney Premium
Yup. I saw that. But that in itself is very broad. Kids K-12 participate in STEM activities. So selecting a specific age range plus a specific audience (parents, teachers, caretakers, etc), and/ or the types of STEM activities you want to focus on would be helpful. Just a suggestion and my two cents. It's your vision, so you're in control.
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Wayne71 Premium
I like names that have played on famous phrases, film titles, songs, etc but are still relevant to the niche. In the UK hairdressers and fish and chip shops are often good at this kind of wordplay like The Cod Father for example (a web search will pull up lists of these). Having said that, I've plumped for the Ronseal appoach..."does exactly what it says on the tin".
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guilddejuice Premium
I like the "building the brand" concept on life. I mean, you can build your brand by simply going to the gym, diet, family life, a service to babies, to movie. Anything you can be remembered for if you dedicate time on the craft. I came up with sportsdejuice.com as my domain because .... I like sports.
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MadelynGlvz Premium
I'm offering virtual assistance to business women. I have chosen womensglobalva.com because I feel that it is telling of who I service, where I service, and what I offer. But I'm not too sure. I felt since I am offering virtual assistance maybe those key words should have been in the domain, but it just seemed way too long. Do you think the domain I have chosen is good or any other suggestions?
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SteveCrozza Premium
I understand the "womensglobal" but would never guess what the "va" meant. What does that mean to your domain name, perhaps the "va" can mean any number of things - my initial thought was "va = value added"

You could still go with the "va" but in the site have an explanation by way of a site name reflecting on the reason behind the name.
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Geoffhyld Premium
Hi Madelyn. Without knowing what you are offering I am imagining that Virtual Assistance would cover quite a large spectrum of activity. Is it some kind of secretarial work that you are offering or consultation? Can it be broken down further to be more specific? Just food for thought.

Geoff
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jaimmel Premium
Well, in order to check off those boxes to get to the next training, I need a little advice please. My page is actually women over 50 with DDJT. Those last initials are my from my grandchildren. My goal for the website is to provide healthy alternatives to women over 50. In reality, I no longer have chemicals or pharmaceuticals in my home or medicine cabinet. Well, not completely true since WD-40 is a garage staple in my opinion. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated :)
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jmstickney Premium
More ideas for you:

AlternativeHealthOver50
HolisticHealthOver50
WomensHolsiticHealth
WomensAlternativeHealth
HealthyChoicesOver50
HealthyChoicesforWomenOver50
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jmstickney Premium
BetterHealthOver50
ChooseBetterHealth
50andHealthy (probably taken)
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jmstickney Premium
I am starting with a niche for Bullet Journaling Supplies. It will include tips, tutorials, templates, etc for content. I was able to get BulletJournalJunkie.org (.com was taken).

For kicks, I also bought journalwithjen.com so that I can expand in a slightly more broad niche next.

Woohoo! I'm excited to be at this step, are you? ;)
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MadelynGlvz Premium
I love bulletjournaljunkie, has a good ring to it, definitely captures my interest.
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jmstickney Premium
Awesome! I'm glad you like it. Thanks for sharing!
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brandijo753 Premium
I bought my domain name before I started this second course, may have gotten a little ahead of myself. Mine is www.naturesmagicpotion.com because my site is about the health benefits of all different kinds of tea (has nothing to do with magic or potions, just some fun words I threw in there)! I just felt like it was something that's unique and that doesn't look like all the other site names that are just a simple "healthytea .com" or something like that. I feel like the name may peak some interest.
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AshtonK Premium
I LOVE IT`!
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Majordesigns Premium
I rush into mine also an now i cant come up with content but its very catchy. I feel its up to you once they get there so do what works for u but i do recommend following the course as is
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Btwh Premium
I think it's great. Very catchy
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npanaya02 Premium
I should have joined this discussion first. So much information here! Anyway, I just purchased my domain and moved my site over. My niche is affordable engagement rings online so I went with the domain name: buyengagementrings-online.com. I don't love it, but hopefully with content rich pages the domain name won't matter too much. I'd love your thoughts and opinions though! Thanks :)
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ErinJ1 Premium
john05 Premium
Hi
That domain looks and sounds good.
You can always use another domain in the future.
Wishing you well.


John
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Lowkey11 Premium
So I am stuck between two kinds of domain names. I started my website narrowing in on men's style boots but I feel like I should go with footwear in general instead. I was just wanting some advice before I buy my domain name. Does anyone think I should go with TheMaleBootCollection, or maybe something like, TheMaleShoeCollection so in the future I can branch away from just boots which are more of a fall and winter shoe?
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alwilson1on Premium
If you have not used log on to www.jaaxy.com. that is going to help you find one that works.
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KitTyler Premium
Okay, so my broad category is TG (trans-gender) transition and personal style, and the specific niche I'm starting with is what things someone can do now (as it is specific, concrete, and where the journey starts anyway) to start transitioning socially.

I have two ideas for a domain:
1. one specific to my initial niche,
2. one that reflects the territory that intend to eventually cover, but seems impossibly vague for the immediate task.

If I started with [1], would it be possible and/or advisable to transfer that content to a sub-domain [2]? Is that even something that could be done down the road within the resources here at WA?

Any thoughts regarding wither where I might start or the possibilities might be would be greatly appreciated.

:-)
-Kit
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@RICH. Premium
I wouldn't worry about keyword rich domains or EMDs (Exact Match Domains). It's content that ranks these days, not domain names.

I'd rather have a brand such as http://www.boohoo.com than something as limiting as http://www.buycheapdesignerwomensclothesonline.com

Your domain name doesn't even have to be relevant, if it did http://www.amazon.com would sell river trips and http://www.apple.com would sell fruit! It can even be personal, http://www.craigslist.com

You can start with a narrow focus on a branded domain and expand outwards later on. :)
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amyr2017 Premium
I agree with @Rich -- he said it perfectly and whatever he says, goes.
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KitTyler Premium
Thank you. Very helpful and much appreciated
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KitTyler Premium
Thanks for chiming in! Much appreciated. :-)
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npanaya02 Premium
This response helped me too! Thanks for sharing @Rich. Too bad I already bought my domain name :( but I'll be ahead of the game for my next one.
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@RICH. Premium
You're most welcome! :)
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MyKindLife Premium
Does my domain have to be so specific to my current niche? Will I be able to expand the content to include other interests/niches or do I ultimately have to have a number of different websites? I checked and mykindlife.net and .org are available but that speaks more to a broader attitude and niche (green living, vegetarianism, holistic health, renewable energy etc). The specific niche I'm working with is Essential Oils. Any advice is appreciated.
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katzee Premium
I chose my domain name too early and now I wish I had selected another one which reflects better waterwise gardening. As it is a .com domain, I believe it can't be changed any more :( So maybe I will have to see how it goes, then start a new website and eventually delete the earlier one or keep them both going ... any problems with that?
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Geoffhyld Premium
Why not develop your website in the direction you want to go. It doesn't matter too much if it is a bit off centre with your domain name.

Geoff
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ToLiNoLi Premium
Hi, that is no problem, just purchase the second .com website. You can move over current content to the new website, there are instructions here: it includes moving content I suggest you buy the domain name here from WA.

That should help :)
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amyr2017 Premium
I agree with @geoffhyid. It doesn't matter much in compared with the overall functionality of the site. In other words, focus on getting the site ranked, focus on the posts, keywords, content and the domain name won't matter.
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katzee Premium
It certainly would be easier if it's not too much of a problem It's not that much off-centre, either - just sounds a bit odd. Thank you - I will do as you suggest.
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katzee Premium
Thanks for your comments and re-assurance Amy - glad to hear you agree with this too, so now I won't worry about it and just get on with building it out. Much appreciated.l
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katzee Premium
Thank you so much - that makes sense, including buying the domain name from WA. I really appreciate your help.
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ToLiNoLi Premium
I disagree, it very much depends on the domain name indeed. What if it is an awesome domain name, which looks good on visit cards and is easy to keep in mind?

A good name stays in peoples heads, it matters!

Off course if it is no special name, no need to change then at all, right?

So if we know the names, we can tell you.
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amyr2017 Premium
Yes I see what you are saying. My assumption was that the domain name used was related to the niche and her concern was with respect to the keyword strategy with respect to her domain name. Maybe I read it wrong -- but I do understand what you mean and thanks for clarifying!
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ToLiNoLi Premium
You are very much welcome. We are all here to help each other. :)
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PaulNuttall Premium
Awesome training! I will be creating a site on the winter sports industry on how to be more sustainable so we can reduce our carbon footprint so hopefully reduce the snow melt! I have gone with sustainableskibums.com

It will be a fun brand and ran by professional ski and snowboard instructors.

I hope you like it
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PetraT Premium
I really like that name :)
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Geoffhyld Premium
Good one Paul and best of luck with your domain.

Geoff
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PaulNuttall Premium
Thanks Petra! I'm super excited to get he website up and running! A lot of work still to do but its an exciting journey!
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PaulNuttall Premium
Thanks Geoff!

I look forward to getting it up and running smoothly
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ralfnau Premium
Great name!
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katzee Premium
Sounds like responsible fun - easy to remember, too
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PaulNuttall Premium
Thank you :) It will be a fun brand to work with
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PaulNuttall Premium
Thanks :)
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haroda Premium
My niche is rock climbing for women. I have a few names floating in my head and not sure which one to choose. Wondering if I should get a domain the same name rockclimbingforwomen.com. Also does it matter if I put dashes in between each words and have the domain name as rock-climbing-for-women.com. Or another rockclimbingbeasties.com or rockclimbingOLB.com (OLB - Old Lady Beasties)... I would love to have your input!! Thank you.
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anika2 Premium
While I love the OLB (I hope I am one!), I always think simple is better, so that someone knows exactly what your email is about. Therefore, my first choice would be rockclimbingforwomen.com and my second choice would be rockclimbingbeasties.com
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Geoffhyld Premium
I would go with the first one as I have a mental picture for the second one and its not good lol.

Geoff
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haroda Premium
lol -- thank you for your quick feedback. I really appreciate it. I shall go with the first one.
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haroda Premium
very true -- Thank you so much for your quick reply. It really helps. I shall go with the first choice: rockclimbingforwomen.com
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Geoffhyld Premium
No probs, you caught me between lessons lol.

Geoff
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SBirkett Premium
rockclimbingforwomen.com seems straight to the point for me. I'm surprised its not taken!
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Nick-at-WA Premium
Hi my comment above is actually your reply...lol
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haroda Premium
me too -- I guess it was waiting for me to take it...
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AMahoney Premium
I've chosen Baby Swaddles as my niche (offering recommendations, reviews, new products, etc. as my content).

I've named my site, "A Dad's Guide to Baby Swaddles" -

My questions is: should I choose that as my domain or try to find something a little shorter and memorable (ex: everythingbabyswaddles.com)

Any help is greatly appreciated!
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Geoffhyld Premium
Hi Andrew, the domain name reflects what your niche is about so follows the rules. Just have to find if its available.

By the way, what is a Baby Swaddle? Don't worry I am a Brit so I may know it by another name lol

Geoff
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AMahoney Premium
Thanks!

A baby swaddle is a blanket used to wrap a newborn while they sleep to keep them secure and bundled up.
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Geoffhyld Premium
Ah! right, you mean a baby blanket then lol. Us Brits always call it as it is lol.

Good luck with your domain name.

Geoff
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Freisia Premium
What are baby swaddles?
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Guillem10 Premium
Hi everyone, I would appreciate some help from native English speakers. My website will be about pc gaming hardware and accessories, and I'm thinking about a domain name like http://progamerscave.com

Does it sound awkward? I'm afraid on a quick look it might read like "programmers cave" instead of "pro gamers cave".
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Geoffhyld Premium
Hi Guillem, I would agree with you as I quickly read it as programers cave. How about something like pcgamingstuff for example.

You could always go to google and look for different keywords relative your niche.

Geoff
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Sftat Premium
I read it 3 times before I read "Pro Gamer" instead of "Programmer", so I would keep trying, if it were my domain. There are a ton of other options, so why not?
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Guillem10 Premium
Thanks lol!
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Guillem10 Premium
Thanks!
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Ml0315 Premium
what about gameprocave.com
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Guillem10 Premium
I already went with something simpler (http://caveofthegamer.com). Thanks anyway ;)
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Elbert1 Premium
I currently have a domain on Go Daddy under my name as: BertYaw.Com. I ran an industrial consulting business for years. Should I transfer and use this domain for my new channel niches: 1. coins, currency, precious metals
2. Industrial Components for Machine Performance

My 'sample' niche for initial setup and training isa the coins, currency, and precious metals: Should I go ahead and transfer my domain (how) and use BertYaw.Com. do I erase my current webpages (five) that are posted on the domain?

I will continue study of lessons and perhaps this topic is covered.
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MikeAkers Premium
I don't know that I would erase anything. Is this consulting something you may be able to incorporate into your new niche ideas?

If not, transfer that website over here to WA and continue using your wealth of knowledge to teach other people "how-to consult"

Just a thought.

Blessings your way

Mike
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Elbert1 Premium
Thanks Mike,

Yes, Industrial Sales Consulting is something I will consider as a Key Word and topic to explore., along with Other Industrial Topics such as "Hydraulic Filtration, Water Filtration, and Lubrication Topics. I have a following under Bert Yaw Associates i.e. bertyaw.com domain and current web page. I guess I should purchase a new domain for coins, currency, and precious metals.

Regards,

Bert
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MikeAkers Premium
I believe I would since you have a following. That takes time and you already have that established. You can tweak it and begin to profit from it rather quickly I'm sure.

The best to you

Mike
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Geoffhyld Premium
When creating a domain name it is sometimes difficult to find a domain that hasn't already been taken with the name that you first chose and you have no alternative but to start thinking of a new name but one that will still reflect what your niche/website is all about.

To get round this I always have a Thesaurus handy (lots online) and then you are able to find all words that matches your first ideas but still maintain relative to your niche.

Try it, you may get lucky after only replacing one word.

Wishing you every success.

Geoff
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PetraT Premium
Not a bad idea, Geoff :)
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Geoffhyld Premium
Good luck with finding a name. You never know it may end up being better than what you first came up with.

Geoff
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ateachout Premium
I used the same name from the siterubix that I had started, since it was available. aketolife.com :D Super excited to get rolling. Stop by the site and then my profile here if you have any suggestions or comments. I am open to the help and insight as writing is a new thing for me. LOL
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PetraT Premium
Nice play of words. Had to go to website to make sense of it at first though :)
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pjjtz Premium
It is time for me to choose a domain name, I am in the broad Weight loss category To begin I will focus on belly fat, It's dangers and how to lose it.
My present idea for a domain:
marys d' maitre serving healthy diets,com
Title: Belly Fat Special

what is the consensus?
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Geoffhyld Premium
your chosen name is too long try, maryshealthydiets or something like that.

Geoff
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Mylife1502 Premium
One of my businesses is company branding so i asked my team and they came up with this name for you. You could call your website "TUMMY TRIMMERS" hope this helps you out.

Best Wishes
Tanya and Darren
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Shari2Rescue Premium
So I followed my bad habit of jumping the gun and decided on domain names before doing the research. Now I have...

outdoorwaterworld.com (I was going for sports but not available)
and
stateparkhorsetrails.org and .Com
I am on the verge of getting
watersportsafety.org to tie in with the above.
Now I am second guessing everything.
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Stetteh Premium
I actually like my siterubix name so much, which was Babiesfirsttravels.siterubix.com that I just turn it into a domain name before this step. Now I officially own babiesfirsttravels.com I hope it's a catchy domain name. So I started to work into my own domain which is why I can't merge the two because the link stated that it will delete everything on my babiesfirsttravels.com. I hope I'm on the right track.
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Geoffhyld Premium
If you followed the instructions correctly what you should have done is copied your siterubix.com site into your new domain name. Your old site remains for a while as it is linked to your new domain. Everything that you put in your initial free site is copied over to your own domain site.

Geoff
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KDufel Premium
love this and super relevant! (ugh soooo much to lug!!!!) awesome
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AmaryllisD Premium
I'm like really bad at picking domains >.<

I think I will use a branded domain that goes well with my niche of making money online but I have no idea what to name my brand.

I already have a brand for my online business ALC which has some success but no content presence. And I'm not sure about naming things as i'm bad at it.
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ErinJ1 Premium
downloadabledollar.com
clickablecoins.org
thats the only two I could think of lol
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AmaryllisD Premium
Thanks. I'm still stuck on what to name my site I ended up just applying what I'm learning to an already existing blog I have until I can think of something >.<
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ErinJ1 Premium
That's always a good place to start.
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AmaryllisD Premium
Thanks :) I'm finding the information they're providing super useful for my blog that never went anywhere lol. Like better then blogging courses I paid so much money for lol.
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ErinJ1 Premium
this info is very useful
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chantelly19 Premium
Those of you that have experience with this can you help me with my domain name. I want to focus of natural products for children; I was thinking like mostly medicines or stuff that helps with pains children have like diaper rash and colic etc. I also wonder does the domain have to specifically be related to the products or could it be like anything? I was also thinking about something that shows I am a mom like Cailynn'sMom or something like that!! Any thoughts!!?
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tandikan32 Premium
Hi Chantelly,

Domain name or a niche is like what you want or love to do and since you love stuff for chidlren you can go wtih Cailynns' Mom but check in the k
Jaaxy or Keyword tools so you can check the best key words you will add to it and but if i were you better finish first the course it will give you more insights and ideas...

Hope this helps...

Hanna
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