Top 3 (Free!) Domain Name Generators

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Finding an available domain name is getting harder and harder everyday, not only because of Domain Name Kiting, but also the huge business of domain name speculation. Thankfully, when it comes time to register a new domain name for your business or venture, you’re not on your own. Here are three (free!) tools that will help sort through millions of available domain names and help you find the perfect one. 1. Bust A Name The most powerful domain name search tool available. Enter a couple of keywords, use the included thesaurus by clicking on the blue arrrow in box #2, and watch the software combine the words into dozens or even hundreds of possible variations. You choose how many words to combine, what domain name extension you want, as well as prefixes and suffixes to add to your list of keywords. You can even plurize your nouns (pant -> pants), and drop vowels (flicker -> flickr). Best of all, once a list is generated, you can sort it by readability, length or the number of syllables. 2. NameBoy Simply enter a primary keyword, a second keyword (optional) and specify whether you’re willing to accept domain names with a hyphen and off you go! NameBoy works on a cached database of domain names so it’s fast, but it also means once in a while a domain name you like will already be registered, so act quick! 3. 123Finder Enter keywords to find available domain names, or browse a lengthy list of available domain names by their length. Looking 4-letter domain name? There’s 4 .com’s available, and 4383 .net’s. You can narrow down the list by only showing domain names containing or related to certain keywords, as well as whether or not they have numbers or hyphens. Even cooler, you can find available domain names by searching against more than a dozen different dictionaries., including Italian, US Place Names,and Male/Female name dictionaries. Bonus #4: Picky Domains Still stuck? Get someone else to do it for you. Picky Domains charges $50 for a domain name search. Best of all, if you’re unhappy with what they come up with, you’ll get a full refund.

Think outside the box

Buying a domain name and still need a little more inspiration to find that perfect match? Check-out Flippa.com, one of the fastest-growing domain name marketplaces of investment-grade and brandable domain inventory.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Domain Name Generators

What Makes a Good Domain Name Generator?

A good domain name generator should be easy to use, provide a wide range of name suggestions, and offer additional features such as checking domain availability. It should also allow you to filter results based on your preferences, such as domain length, keywords, and domain extensions.

How Can I Choose the Best Domain Name for My Website?

The best domain name for your website should be unique, easy to remember, and relevant to your business or the content of your site. It’s also advisable to choose a domain name that includes keywords related to your business, as this can help improve your site’s search engine ranking.

Are There Any Free Domain Name Generators?

Yes, there are several free domain name generators available online. These tools can help you come up with a unique and catchy domain name for your website. However, while the generators are free, you will still need to pay to register the domain name.

Can I Check the Availability of a Domain Name?

Yes, most domain name generators allow you to check the availability of a domain name. This feature is crucial as it helps you avoid choosing a domain name that’s already in use.

Can I Use Hyphens and Numbers in My Domain Name?

While it’s technically possible to use hyphens and numbers in your domain name, it’s generally not recommended. This is because they can make your domain name harder to remember and more difficult to type.

How Long Should My Domain Name Be?

Ideally, your domain name should be between 6-14 characters long. Shorter domain names are typically easier to remember and type. However, the most important thing is that your domain name accurately represents your business or website.

Can I Change My Domain Name Later?

Yes, it’s possible to change your domain name later. However, changing your domain name can have significant implications for your SEO, so it’s generally best to choose a domain name that you’re happy with from the start.

What is a Domain Extension and How Do I Choose One?

A domain extension is the part of the domain name that comes after the dot, such as .com, .net, or .org. The best domain extension for your website depends on the nature of your business and your target audience.

Can I Register More Than One Domain Name?

Yes, you can register as many domain names as you like. Registering multiple domain names can help protect your brand and prevent others from registering similar domain names.

What Happens After I Choose a Domain Name?

After you choose a domain name, you’ll need to register it with a domain registrar. This typically involves paying a yearly fee. Once you’ve registered your domain name, you can use it to create your website.

Matt MickiewiczMatt Mickiewicz
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Matt is the co-founder of SitePoint, 99designs and Flippa. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.

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