Key Takeaways:

  • Your domain represents your business.
  • Do sufficient research when choosing your domain.
  • SEO keywords can influence the success of your domain name.


Domain name checklist

Did you know that there are rules for choosing a domain name? It’s true! If you want to make sure your website is easily found and looks professional, you’ll want to follow these do’s and don’ts. Keep reading for helpful tips on how to pick the perfect domain for your business.

1. Do your research 

Before you choose a domain for your business, it’s important to do your research. You’ll want to make sure that the name you choose is relevant to your business or website and that it’s not already being used by someone else. You can use a tool like Google’s Keyword Planner to help you choose a name that will be popular with users.

2. Keep your domain name short and simple 

Domain should be short and simple so users can easily remember them. Avoid using hyphens or numbers in your domain name as they can be difficult for users to remember.

3. Make it easy to spell 

Domain names should be easy to spell so that users can find your website easily. Avoid using words that are difficult to pronounce and spell.

4. Use relevant keywords in your domain name

If you want your website to be found by users, you’ll need to choose a domain name that includes relevant keywords. Including keywords in your domain name will help users find your site when they’re searching for related terms.

5. Avoid using trademarked terms 

You should avoid using trademarked terms in your domain name as it could result in legal action from the trademark owner. If you’re unsure whether a term is trademarked, you can check the USPTO’s database of registered trademarks

If you would like to learn more about domain registration, we recommend reading this blog article

Following these five simple tips is a great place to start if you want to drive traffic to your website (and, let’s be honest, who doesn’t?). Remember, always do your research, keep it short and simple, make it easy to spell, and use relevant keywords (without getting too spammy). And above all else, have fun with it! After all, if you’re not enjoying yourself, your customers certainly won’t be having a good time either.



Where can I purchase a domain name for my business?

Head on over to the 1-grid domain registration page to perform a domain search. We will tell you which names and extensions are available. You can then decide by clicking “Order Now”

How do I choose a domain name?

You can only register names that are still available for registration. Follow this article to guide your decision.