Website Basics Series - How to Pick Your Domain Name | 18
There are a couple different approaches to choosing a domain name, but there are also a few things that you should always do. Always try to get your business name, always get your children's names, always get the TLD variants like .net, and .us. You may not ever use some of them, but it's only around $10 a year, and you're better off having them then not.
This podcast covers several strategies and things to think about when it comes to choosing a domain name for your website.
News Items Covered in this Podcast
Learning How to "Make" the Internet
The news items in today's podcast cover a few things that, in my opinion, all website owners need to at least have a basic grasp of - learning to code. Sure, Wordpress, Drupal and other CMS make it easier, but it's a really good idea to have the ability to lift the hood and take a look at what's going on inside.
This Week's Website Question
Chris posted a question on the My Website Workshop group about getting some feedback on his site and why he's having issues with high bounce rates and low average visit times.
I've been building a new website, and I have about 20 keywords showing up on the first page of Google for my keywords, so my marketing tactics are working. The problem is, that Google analytics is showing that I have a bounce rate of 77%, with an average duration on site of 1:32. To me this indicates that many people are immediately finding something wrong with my site within the first 10 seconds.