Branding your product or service on shopify is one of the first things you will need to come up with. Naming a Domain is not easy as there are many factors that come with it to make it perfect. Lets dive deep into why naming a domain for you is crucial to your startup or blog.
Say you are looking domain name idea for shopify shop about jewlery and your google search leads you to domain name generator. You plugin your word jewelry, accessories etc.. and result you get are something like this.
Now tell me would you pick any of the 15 domain names above to be your domain name for shopify store? If your answer is yes, then you really need to think about your audience, product branding and product services you are about to sell.
We wrote an article on how important is to get the right domain name ideas so that later on you do not spend money on rebranding your business or confuse your visitors if you are selling “EduJewelry.com” educational jewelry or jewelry for men and women. So instead there are few types of domains you can go with.
Niche specific domain ideas : Domain names usually contain very specific keywords in your domain such as jewelryforgoth.com
Funny and Catchy domain ideas: Domain names that sounds bit funny yet are catchy because it brings attention, like for example: thisiswhyimbroke.com (This is why I’m Broke) – this type of domain relates to people that love to spend money on all kind of things , therefore creator of that domain did a really good job.
Short and Sweet: Short domain names are expensive especially if we talk about 3-4 character domains without numbers and dashes, I have few for safety net and the value year after year keeps on growing. Example: Bitly, you can go to bit.ly or bitly.com it will lead you to the same site – creator of this domain wanted to have a short domain name, not pay $250K for say abc.com and yet provide a service for shortening long links.
What if you want all of the above? Which is nowadays most common due to keyword domains being taken , short and sweet is expensive and funny and catchy could be misrepresented.
So for us jewelry domains and making a shop would be something like this:
Domains above are short, sweet, easy to pronounce and cool logos to brand with.
kayajewelry.com – although your name might not be ‘kaya’ but you could brand it as such
So I hope you get the point that sometimes when naming a domain it is not about how cool it is, it is more about how your audience will use it , memorize it and visit it without needing to use search engine.