Every online business starts with a domain name be it a blog, personal website or a startup.

Being a website development company we deal with start-ups and small business on daily basis. Here are some of the points one should keep in mind before purchasing a domain name for business.

  1. Always go for a .com domain.
  2. Domain name can easily be spelled and pronounced.
  3. One should not find it hard to retain the domain name in mind.
  4. If you are settling for a .in domain name, make sure a similar business don’t exist or you will loose client/ business to them.
  5. Domain name should always be unique.
  6. Best tool to generate business names: Shopify Business Name Generator 
  7. If purchasing domain form domain resellers like sedo.com always check if that was flagged by search engines in past.
  8. First time domain comes very cheap as low as Rs.  60. Godaddy.com, Bigrock.in and 1and1.com provides domain at very cheap rate.
  9. If you are serious about your business then book atleast for 3 years. This can prevent from losing your domain of you forget to renew.
  10. Always add privacy protection to your domain to keep your personal details safe.