Once you have found a name you like established that it is available the first thing to do is type the name into a Google search.
If you are looking to buy a domain that has already been registered by somebody else, maybe an expired domain or one that was registered for the purpose of resale, is a good place to look for ‘aftermarket’ domains.
A good domain name can attract a lot of organic traffic (free traffic from search engines) if it is relevant, for example was sold for 1.75 million dollars recently because it will show up in most searches for the word dating on the search engines (as long as the site owner makes it SEO friendly).
In other chapters I will go into how to prepare your dating site for search engines and our marketing experts have several articles on our blog containing SEO (search engine optimization) information, but the start of this is a good domain name, so choose wisely.
The prize domains are of course the ones with the extension, however you will probably find good ones are hard to find and may come at a premium price.
Single words are also hard to find and can be equally as expensive, so consider stringing one or two or three words together and try separating them with a hyphen, for example or
But keep in mind what we said earlier about offline usage.Hyphens can be difficult to use if you rely on your brand being ‘spoken about’. If you are targeting a German audience, try and obtain a local domain such as for Germany.Look for a domain that includes keywords that could show up in the German search engines.If we go through online dating sites, their names have become too predictable or expressive, leaving no room for creativity, mystery or appeal.Hence, while choosing a name for your online dating site, make sure not to go for repeated or boring names which everybody seems to be using.Instead you can select a really fresh and appealing name from the dating dotcom domain names listed below.