What is a domain name? In this post, I am going to go over some helpful tips so you can choose your perfect artist domain name.
How to Choose a Perfect Artist Domain Name
Think of your domain name as being your address in a phone book. Your domain name will be the address that people will use to reach your artist blog or website.
Your readers will put your domain name in the search box, and your blog will appear.
What would be a good domain name?
As an artist, you want people to associate your artwork with your name.
This makes it easy for artists to create a perfect artist domain name for their blog or website. Most artists will use their first and last name or just their last name for a domain name.
If you have a common name such as “Smith”, you will want to do a search to see if that domain name is available.
Using just your name might not be the best domain for you to use. You want people to know you are an artist.
You might want to consider being more specific by incorporating what you have to offer. This can easily be done by including your niche in the domain name.
An example would be “YOURNAMEFINEART.com. Just by adding “fine art” after your name in the domain you are showing people what type of site they are going to be visiting.
If it is a blog that you are creating, you might want to use “YOURNAMEARTBLOG.com”, for an example.
This will inform your readers this is a blog about your artwork where they will be able to find the latest information about you and your artwork.
Before Creating an Art Blog
Before you create your blog take the time to think of the perfect domain name for your blog. It is important for you to make sure that you will be happy with the name long-term.
Ask yourself these questions:
- Do I want to use my first and last name or just my last name?
- Do I want to use art, fine art, abstract art, etc.?
- Do I want to add my niche, such as portrait, oil painting, wildlife, etc.?
- Is the artist domain name I want to use available?
- Will my artist domain name be easy to remember?
- Does my artist domain name reflect my art business and or blog?
How to Check if a Domain Name is Available
It is easy to find if a domain name is available.
Visit HostGator and click on the link Domain.
You will be redirected to a page that will allow you to type in the name and see if the domain name is available or not.
If the domain name is available you will have an option to make a purchase.
Take some time to think of what the perfect domain name will be for you.
Make sure your domain name is easy for your followers to remember.
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