I am looking to start a web page with the normal "Webuyhouses" .com with adding my city name at the end, unfortunately most of these domains have already been taken. I have tried different variations of the term "webuyhouses", "webuyhomes", "cashforhouses" and so on. Is there any special wording that people have found to get more hits and attract more people to their website? Would using "homes" instead of "houses" work just as well? I am curious if anyone has found that certain words work better than others in marketing? I am wanting to pull the trigger on a domain, but I want to make sure it's the best one that I can get for the money I am spending.
The domain name is important but if you want people to find your company using a search such as Google, your time would be better spent looking into SEO (search engine optimization).
You could have a domain name of webuywhaterstuffyougotforsale.com and if you do your SEO correctly, you show up when someone searches for we buy houses fallon.
Bill Schrimpf, ERA Realty Central | (775) 313‑0778 | http://RenoSparksRealtor.com
Thanks Bill. I will definitely look into optimizing a SEO.
Bill S. is correct - domain names used to be important for SEO purposes, but their utility has declined over time to the point of being negligible at best.
If you're choosing a domain name, you should really focus on only a few things:
- easy to remember, or "catchy"
- easy to spell
- preferably a ".com" domain, rather than one of the new TLDs (like ".guru")
- aligns with your "brand," if you care about such things.
Hope that helps! :-)
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