Added by on 2013-06-25

Kenny Goodman explains how to choose a domain name.

1) Keywords
Keywords are the cornestone.
Market research underpins everything

2) Domain Usage
How will you be attacking your niche?
Thiw will affect domain choice.
You can review your site by going to http://www.wordtracker.com/review

3) Domain Age
You can use http://www.DomainTools.com
For example, you can see in this page http://whois.domaintools.com/domainName.com the “Registration Date” and “Expiration Date”.

4) Domain History
You can use http://www.Archive.org

5) Domain Popularity
Rough estimates on http://www.Alexa.com and http://www.Compete.com

6) Domain PageRank
Install Google tool bar.
Check for fakes!
To check for a fake domain, you should type in Google: info:www.domainName.com

7) Domain Backlinks
Check on google link:www.domainName.com
Check on Yahoo: linkdomain:domainName.com -site:domainName.com

8) Indexed Pages
Google search site:www.domainName.com

9) DMOZ / Yahoo! Directory Listings
Dmoz – Go to http://Dmoz.org
Yahoo – Go to http://search.yahoo.com/dir

10) Checking the domain does not contain Trademarked Terms
US is tess2.uspto.gov
Just search in local Google “trademark search”.

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