Help choose domain name!

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  1. Quacker Jack

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    Hello,

    I have this too common problem right now of not being to obtain a nice domain name. Who would of thought that advercity.com, advercity.net, and advercity.org would all be registered by people hoping to make a crazy amount of money off of this? Rather than save up for this, I am going to have to go for a lower class domain for now.

    Which one of these domains do you like best for a site called "AdverCity"?

    adver-city.com
    theadvercity.com
    advercity.us
    advercity.info
    advercity.biz
    advercity.co.uk (though US based)
    welcometoadvercity.com
     
  2. Fergal

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    Of the domains you post advercity.biz is probably the one I'd pick. However, if it was me I would try to come up with a new site name. If you promote the AdverCity name and it becomes well known, there will always be people typing AdverCity.com into their browser when looking for your site. That's traffic that you will lose. Would you be prepared to come up with a name for your site, that would allow you to get the dot com?
     
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    i would like to say about these 3 domains,

    Because "The" And "Welcome" words are non Professional, or that type of words can be use in personal related, but in my own opinoin , "Adver" word is non Complete, i always preffer Full Word , Like "Advertisment" ,
     
  4. Scarface_007

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    you could get this closest to what you want and its nice .net tld ADVERCITI.net
     
  5. pete.mcal

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    I agree with fergal that the .biz is probably the best to go with.

    If you can think up a different brand name that allows you to register the .com then it's better to do so. If you do grow a real business out of this, it's more than likely you'll have to end up paying an inflated price for the .com in the end (more so than it's worth now).
     
  6. kenzo

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    I would choose .us . I don't know why exactly, but .biz reminds me of some scam sites ;)
     
  7. sheepishwolf

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    Out of the domains, I would go for one of those two out of personal preference. If it were me, I would buy the .info (as it's cheapest) then save up to buy advercity.com or .net once you make sure you're not going to ditch the site after a month.
     
  8. Biz

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    hyphen might be just a little hard to type for some people.
     
  9. Mark T

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    I would suggest you to rather choose a different name than Advercity. As Fergal noted, you might lose traffic if you try to gamble on that name - especially when those who first registered using that domain had already established their brand using the name.

    The best solution you can come up with is to think of a new business name option.


    Regards,
    Mark T
     
  10. scottbaird

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    I would prefer theadvercity.com domain for your website.
     
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    You better pick a .com for your business domain name. And also be sure not to use the dash (-)
     
  12. elinejoseph

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    I would suggest theadvercity.com
     
  13. Pet09

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    I would suggest you go for the .com domain as search engines like it more.
     
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    .com website is the best. and you must put keywords on your domain.
     
  15. StrivOlogy

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    theadvercity.com
    welcometoadvercity.com

    Like someone else stated, use a dot com.
     

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