Are Long Domain Names Better?
You can now
register domain names that are up to 67 characters (63 if excluding
the extension, .com, .net, or .org) long. After single word dotcoms
have more or less run out, being auctioned off at premium prices,
webmasters are harping on the next best solution. Finally, you will
have enough space to include full blown keyword phrases in your very
domain name - just the way the search engines like it.
So how would this help you? Aren't domain names supposed to be
catchy and easy to remember?
What are the main reasons for registering a domain name?
You want a
domain name to be reflect your company as well as brand your
service, content, or product. You also want your website to have an
identity so that people can visit it. So if you have a site about
webhosting, the domain, webhosting.com, would be an ideal name.
Why did they introduce these 67 character domain names?
money and profit is a big factor but it allows you to really market
any existing site you may have. Many people are registering long
domain names in order to get their websites ranked on top of the
search engines. It is another way to generate traffic for a minimal
tend to like words that are separated by dashes (little known
secret!). People have been registering keywords as domain
names to target search engine results but now you can register
multiple keywords using this method. Mind you, you still need to be
selective and do your research. This latest internet marketing
technique is already being used by thousands of people.
would be to use the top keywords that relate to your site. How can
you find these keywords?
Which keywords to target?
You can get tips on how to discover popular keywords that are being searched on various
search engines at
After you have
come up with a list of keywords for your site, search for a domain
name using these keywords. You can then get this domain pointed to
your main site or use it as a 'doorway page' to your site.
It also opens up
a whole new arena for people to compete with keyword-rich domain
names. Although there are laws against buying up trademark names to
sell for a profit, anyone can register domain names that look like,
domain-name-index-expired-names.com. By registering a few
multi-keyword long domain names, you can protect your company and
its identity from your competitors.
We know of one person who has bought up several hundred such
keyword-rich domain names. I would not go that far, but it certainly
is a worthwhile investment.
can help you register long domain names now.
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