Tips On Choosing Your Domain Name
Domain Name is like an online brand for your business. Choosing the right domain name is very crucial for your success. You are able to change your domain name later but it’ll be hassle and will affect your online presence.
Catchy and interesting domain name is a good idea, but you should take note on other reasons before you purchase your domain name. Here we’ll share with you on How to Choose the Right Domain Name for you and your business. This is only a guideline for to make your choice but in the end the choice is in your hand.
- Your Business Geographical Location
- Your Business Field
- Keywords In Your Domain Name
- Short Domain Name
- Tongue Twister
- One Of A Kind
- Math Formula
- YOUR BUSINESS LOCATION GEOGRAPHICALLY
If your business or website are focussing on local customers or visitors, using local language or others, we suggest you to take domain name with the country extension. For example, if your website in Bahasa Malaysia and your business or website contents focussing in Malaysia, you should buy domain name with .my extension.
If your business and contents focussing on global market, then you should choose global domain name. Below is the example of the domain extension in Malaysia and In Global
2. YOUR BUSINESS OR CONTENTS FIELD
Nowdays, Domain Registrar offer different type of domain extension. The different domain extension can be use on different type of business or contents. For example for educational website you can use .edu extension, IT and Tech can use .tech and for government purpose can use .gov. But please bear in mind that different domain extension might need different documents. Please do contact us for any support regarding the documents. For Malaysia domain name you can refer bellow for the documents that you need to prepare and handing over to your domain registrar.
|Mynic Domain Extension |
|Supporting Document Required||Eligibility|
|.my||Borang 9 (Certificate of Incorporation for SDN BHD) or Borang D (Certificate of Incorporation for Enterprise/Sole Proprietor) or Malaysian Identification Card ( Individual)||– All Organization |
|.com.my||Borang 9 (Certificate of Incorporation for SDN BHD) or Borang D (Certificate of Incorporation for Enterprise/Sole Proprietor)||Organization Company Only|
|.net.my||Borang 9 (Certificate of Incorporation for SDN BHD) or Borang D (Certificate of Incorporation for Enterprise/Sole Proprietor)||Organization Company Only|
|.org.my||Letter from Government Ministry that Endorse the Organization||Organization Non-profit Only|
|.name.my||Photocopy of Identification Card||Individual-Personal Only|
|.edu.my||For Ministry School (Letter from Principal to Apply for the Domain on the School Letterhead), For Private School (Letter from Malaysia Ministry of Education that approve the organization as an Educational Institution)||Education Organization Only|
|.gov.my||Letter From Govt. Department’s Director||Government Related Organization Only|
3. IMPORTANT KEYWORDS IN YOUR DOMAIN NAME
Using keywords that popular on the search engine that suitable with your website or business is a good idea. Be creative and don’t limit your creativity, use a related keyword will make your visitors can grasp what are your website about. For example if your website are more into cars or vehicle, using auto in the domain name is a good idea like waspauto.com.my. beesauto.com and more. Combine your company name and the keyword will be a good idea.
4. KEEP YOUR DOMAIN NAME SHORT
Please keep in your mind below 15 characters. Shorten your domain name id you have more that 15 characters in your domain name. We recommend you to keep it short so it’ll easier for your to remember and share your domain name. It’ll make your visitor avoid typo.
5. NOT A TONGUE TWISTER
Your domain name is not a tongue twister game for your visitors. Keeping your domain name short and easy to understand and spell. If you confuse yourself with the domain name you have chosen, than it’ll be disaster.
6. ONE OF THE KIND
Before register your domain name, please check any trademarks of brand or company out there that have the same as your going to be domain name. You might be thinking same domain name will get higher result in web search. But it’ll affect your visitors trustworthy and they’ll thought that your site is a copycat or scammer. Make a research on the domain name first, check for the WHOIS For Malaysian Domain Name please check here and for global domain name check here.
7. LETTERS ONLY
Your domain name is not a math or physics formula, so please make sure your domain name contents letters only. Do not confuse your visitors by using double letters in your domain name, it’ll prone your visitors to make a typo during searching process in the search engine and make your visitors lost in the traffic.