Anyone who has ever searched for the perfect URL or even tried to find a good Gmail address or a coveted Twitter handle can relate to this one. Unless your name is really unique, chances are it’s taken.
When you search for a domain name, bless the various suggested ‘Variations’. The alternatives are meant to be helpful but are not really useful and actually kind of entertaining. Luckily many new extensions will be appearing in the future, but for now, the “.com” is the holy grail of URLs.
If you’ve run out of naming ideas, here are some suggestions that may help spark some name ideas:
Even if you get a great domain name, don’t forget to snag the Gmail address, Twitter handle, or anything other account you may be using. Happy hunting.
Let us know about your search for the perfect domain name. How long did you search before you found yours? Let us know in the comments below.
This post and comic were originally published on http://www.entrepreneurfail.com