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So You’ve Decided to Choose a Domain Name… Modest Money6 Comments

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As you may well know, there are a lot of websites out there; hundreds of millions in fact. Is it possible that there is space for you and the brand new website you’ve always wanted? Absolutely. But first, let’s make sure you’ve got a divergent and unforgettable name, one that won’t be confused with the already mentioned millions of competing domains in the World Wide Web.

There isn’t a precise set of rules that are correct and steadfast, however it’s worth becoming familiar with some of these tips that may well end up working for you.

Think outside the box

Did you even know what the words ‘Google’ or ‘Skype’ meant when you first heard them? Domain names don’t necessarily have to be dictionary words, so be open to having a goofy or oddball name and think up something you’re sure no one else would own.

Be careful with connotations

In what could seemingly be a harmless domain name to you, can actually be completely misinterpreted by someone else. There are lists that compile some of the worst website names that have existed, so be sure to consider your chosen name carefully and check with friends and family, before you end up…

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By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 6 May 2014

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April 2014 Modest Money Blog Update

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 11 Apr 2014

How’s everyone’s 2014 going so far? I can’t believe it’s already April. Things have been so busy with me that the year has just been flying by. It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these blog update posts, but I figure I’ve got …

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