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9 Essential Elements of Choosing a Domain Name (Infographic) Nailing down a domain name is an important step in branding your business, but it's also a tricky one. Here's what you should consider.

By Kathleen Davis

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The internet is a crowded place.

Nearly 84,000 new domain names are registered every day, according to data compiled by web hosting tool, WhoIsHostingThis.com. For small-business owners, that means it's increasingly difficult to create a domain name that your customers will remember while still protecting your trademark and your brand.

Check out the infographic below for useful tips on how to create a short, catchy and memorable domain name.

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9 Essential Elements of Choosing a Domain Name (Infographic)

Kathleen Davis is the former associate editor at Entrepreneur.com.

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