Being unique is important and that goes double for stuff on the Internet. You see, if you dig hard enough online, you might find that even the most obscure things and niche’s somehow have duplicates deeper online. That’s probably going to be your problem here, as even an Internet name can have thousands of duplicates already. Stating plain fact, you have to remember that your niche has probably been filled with thousands of different people already. Of course, that’s where uniqueness comes in, and with a bit of know how from the success of other blogs, you’ll find that your blog will fast become as success. Before you start though there is the matter of naming your blog because a unique moniker might bag you a lot more users if you know a bit more tricks to it.
10. Make it a Functional Name
The whole purpose of a great domain is that you’re killing two birds with one stone. You create a means by which people will remember your site, but if your blog name and your domain name don’t match, then you’re in trouble. Think of it this way, stuff that doesn’t match doesn’t make sense, and kind of ruins the whole theme of your blog. If ever your intended domain name has been taken, then read on.
9. Add a little Prefix or a Suffix to the Title
If ever you find yourself with a domain name that has been taken, then there is another means by which you can fix that problem. Just add on a bit of wording to your title and find out if it’s available for use. If you name your blog First Person Reviewer, but it’s been taken, then consider tacking on something like ‘The First Person Reviewer Guy’. It can and should be as simple as that.
8. Keep Your Name Short
Much like memorable books or movies, a short title is easier to remember. Like the AAA in the motor vehicle industry, or even Olive Garden for a restaurant, being short matters just as much on the Internet as it does in real life. Great examples, like Facebook or YouTube, illustrate this point the best and should be followed as examples.
7. Think of a Witty or Clever Pun
Okay, nothing gets the attention of online users better than witty or clever titles. Plays on words are usually best used here as the Internet crowd are fairly aware of many different factoids and are fans of many different things. If you think hard enough, you should be able to come up with a lot of stuff like a parody name for Back to the Future, where the word future is replaced with dentist. You can also opt to go for something wacky like ‘Vader’s Green Thumb’ or something along those lines. Write them all down and maybe you can come up with a Gem of your own.
6. Make it Relevant to your Content
This tip is a fairly straightforward one; make sure that your title has something to do with what your blog is about. You can’t just name your site God’s Gardeners, when your content is mostly about gaming can’t you?
5. Try an Acronym
Another sure fire way to make and easy to remember domain name is to create a simple acronym. This still doesn’t give you license to make a foolishly long name though. Instead, it just allows you to use a phrase like ‘good old games’ and shorten it into GOG.com.
4. Make it Easy for Your Users to Remember
Making titles simple for your users is integral to naming a great blog. Many people will often overlook a long-winded title because entering mouthfuls of phrases as a URL is no fun. This is why acronyms and witty wordplay come into action, as they will also aid users to remember the title, besides just being entertained by them.
3. Consider your Logo
Taking your blog seriously requires a lot more from you than you think. If you finally come up with a title, try rethinking it again. This is because you might want to try out this new title on a Logo. If it’s short and has enough in the way of cleverness, then the next part would be to make it eye catching, which is why picking a name that would fit on a logo would help you out a lot.
2. Make a Little Shoutout to Your Town
Another great way to name your Blog and at the same time allow you to gather a few fans locally is to make sure that your blog title affirms where you are from. Your site just might pop up earlier on local search results if you do this right.
1. Don’t Take it too Seriously
Naming your blog is a good thing. It shows that you are serious about carving your own little part of the Internet for yourself. However, you also have to remember not to take the title too seriously as this can result in some pretty lame titles. Keep it light, simple, short, memorable, and witty, you know, like you’re making a tweet.
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