What is a domain name? In this article, I will share with you some tips so yu can choose your 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.
How to Choose a Perfect Artist Domain Name
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.
First people will need to know that you are an artist.
Be more specific. You might want to include your niche. An example would be “YOURNAMEFINEART.com. By adding fine art after your name in the domain you are telling people what type of site that they are going to.
If it is a blog that you are creating, you might want to use “YOURNAMEARTBLOG.com”, for an example.
This will tell your readers that this is a blog about your artwork. They will be able to find the latest information about you and your artwork.
Before you create your 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 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 paint, 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. You can go to HostGator and click on the link Domain. This will take you to a page that will allow you to type in the name you wish and see if it is available or not. At that point, you are also allowed to purchase it if you want.
To sum it up.
Starting an art business and blog is very exciting. If you are proactive, you will be able to save yourself a lot of time. Thak the time to pick your perfect artist domain name.
Plan ahead and take your time deciding what will be best for your art business.
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by David Meerman Scott
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