Steps to Website and Domains for Sale: Exploring Business Opportunities

Written By Steps To Faculty Published April 20th, 2010

If someone wishes to start a business online, they need to have their own website with a website name that represents their business. But, can you do if you find that the name you want for your website, for example sunnysoundservice.com, has already been registered in another person’s name? Here’s what to do.

Step 1 Find another similar name using a registry

You then need to either find another name. There are complete websites and domains for sale and this is done through an accredited registrar (AR) at sites such as networksolutions.com or aplus.net. Complete website and domains for sale may get you the name you want for as little as $10 up to thousands of dollars, depending upon the demand for the name. Also check out Register.com and GoDaddy.com.

Step 2 Google the name

A Google search will tell you whether there are complete websites and domains for sale or if the name is already in use. They offer free domain names but these names are either too long or confusing and your customers might not even reach you through them. That is why you need to buy the domain name you wish to have for your business or choose some variation of it. Some domain names are very similar to popular websites and thus are able to get the traffic intended for that website. These domain names are sold at a premium and are often difficult to get at low rates.

Step 3 Select a good name

To do online business one needs a website and one with a name that is simple and easy to remember. The name should be such that it projects the image of the product or the service immediately in the minds of the audience. After all, the traffic you are able to generate which will decide the fate of your business.

Remember, its all in a name.


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