The Perfect Cell Phone Shop Domain Name
Finding that perfect domainname for a cell phone shop can be easy or hard, depending on how you approach it. When considering a domain name, it is important to think of the purpose or theme of your website. In the case of a mobile shop, you should find a domain name that communicates what you do, the services your provide, the area you serve, and the products you are offering.
.Com, .Net, .Whatever?
Many owners look exclusively for domains that end in .com and that may be a wise choice. More than 90% of internet traffic ends up at domain names ending in .com, so it is wise to give it some consideration. However, country specific domains, if you operate outside of the USA, can be great options and may offer SEO (search engine optimization) benefits.
With over 140 million registered domain names, it can be a challenge to come up with a unique domain name. Especially when looking for specific domains that include keywords like cell phones, repair, and mobile. It will not be surprising to find many of the names that you want have already been taken by another business.
Although many people give up at this point and settle for long and hard-to-remember domain names or names that are inferior, I recommend that you keep on trying. If the name you want is already taken, try other alternatives and variations. Finding a great domain name will go a long way in helping your business thrive. A good cell-phone shop domain will be memorable, easy to remember, and will bring customers searching for your services to your establishment.
Creating domain names
Before you start the process of creating a domain name, it is wise to come up with a list of names that you think will suit your online store. If you have an already existing offline mobile business, then it will be desirable to create a domain name that falls in line with the name of your shop.
If you are just starting out and don’t have an existing name, you have the liberty to explore your creativity. Creating a domain name for your cell phone store is not that hard provided that you have the necessary tools and information on your hands.
Below, we will look at how you can create a domain name for your shop without making costly mistakes.
Purchasing your domain
Start by making a list of all ideal domain names before checking their availability on domain registrars like GoDaddy.com or other domain name registrars. Unless you are looking for less obvious domains, you will find that the names that you have searched for are unavailable. Luckily, it does not end there since you can find out whether the website associated to the taken domain is live.
If none of your choices are available or your ideal name is registered but not currently in use by the current owner, you can look it up on domain name selling sites such as Sedo.com to see whether it is up for sale. If you are lucky, you will find the name listed there, and although this may require you to spend a some money to purchase them, a few thousand in some cases, this route could make sense in some situations.
Don’t give up! Other options
The best approach to creating a good cell phone shop domain is by playing with spellings and using location specific words. This will give you other variations of the domain name. You can do the following;
Add a suffix. You should consider adding a suffix at the end of your desired domain name such as –ner, -ler. For example, phone becomes phoner, cell becomes celler and so on. Playing with names that way gives you more domain options.
Drop a vowel or add a double consonant at the start or end of the domain name. For example, the name phone becomes phon, cell becomes ccell.
Alternatively, you can use a hyphen. In this method, domains with cellphone become cell-phone.
Another great way of creating a unique domain name is by interchanging similar sounding letters in a word. For example, phonez for phones.
My best technique
Use location abbreviation. If you are looking to start an online cell phone store that will serve people from a specific geographical location then, it is advisable to add a location specific word. This can be a city, region, country, or even continent. ajaxcellrepair.com is one such example. The abbreviation will help your targeted audience to identify with your online store. People looking for phone stores based on their geographical locations will get website names along with their location abbreviation.
How many characters..
While trying to create a domain name for your online cell phone store, you should try as much as possible to avoid a long domain name. A name that is more than 15 characters is considered too long for a domain name. This is because it becomes hard to remember. Therefore, instead of creating a long name such as wehavegoodphones.com, you can opt for topcells.com as it would be shorter and easier to remember.
Things to consider
Lastly, you have to check whether the name you want for your cell phone store infringes on other people’s sites, business or trademarks. When you get that perfect domain name for your phone store, it is advisable to buy other available domain extensions like the .net or .org domains. This serves the purposes of ensuring that if your customer enters the wrong extension in error they will still find you, as well as eliminating the possibility that another business can bank on the success of your site.
Getting the perfect domain name for your cell phone store can be easy when you have perseverance. All you need to do is to do a search and be creative. In doing so, you will end up with a domain name that will not only attract web traffic but also the one that will express your individuality.
To your wireless success,
Alvin – CellStore