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I have a large number of domain names registered, and I receive an email like this one almost every day.
It's very official looking and the subject line is domainname.com Final Notice (where domainname.com is one of my actual domain names, of course). But it's a domain listings scam.
Here's what the start of it looks like.
Namecheap was already my preferred domain name registrar, but for a limited time, they are registering .com domain names for an unheard of $5.88. This is incredible value by itself, but they are also throwing in lifetime whois protection. This makes it impossible for unauthorized people to obtain your private information.
Just as a good street address is important to a bricks and mortar business, a good domain name is important to an online business.
But what makes a good domain name?
Well, first of all, it has to reflect your business. When a prospective visitor sees it, they should be in no doubt as to what your business is about.
In addition, these are the other desirable characteristics: