In my previous post “A Simple Tip for Choosing a Domain Name“, I mentioned ways on how to choose a domain name. I actually forgot to mention Branding, in which this tip is not applicable in some ways.
A comment from Lee Ka Hoong of MyBlog2Day opened this topic which I am really thankful because it’s an additional helpful information that I should mention on that post. Well, it’s not too late for an update right? (lol)
Here is goes…
Using a keyword on your domain is good if you want to target specific audience or a larger traffic from people with the interest of the niche that you are blogging about.
But if you want to brand your blog, like what Lee said, it’s better to use unique domain names. Branding, simply making you popular from that word. Example, you are popular when it comes to health tips from a domain name www.dailyfreshies.com. You are not using the keyword that relates to the health niche but you are popular when it comes to health or any related topics when it comes to health.
There are popular bloggers who use the “Branding” strategy like Yaro Starak and John Chow.
When it comes to traffic and SEO, you don’t have to worry that you will not get the amount of traffic that you’ve been wanting. Like what every bloggers say, patience, eventually you’ll get known with that niche and you’ll get the traffic maybe doubled from a keyword domain name 🙂
And don’t forget to check out Lee’s article of “5 Ways To Build Your Brand Effectively”
Here’s a glimpse of his article: Blogging becomes very famous and popular on the web, number of blog used to be increased everyday and there is thousands or million blogs on the blogopshere.