When I registered my first business domain name back in 1997 (1998 according to the domain name records people but I disagree) the correct spelling of my chosen business name was taken by a web development firm in Texas.
So, instead of using the “hooked on phonics” version, I picked up my “street” version of the spelling. Thus Virtual Impax was launched.
I spent the next few years carefully spelling my email address and my business name over the phone… over and over again.
Then, a few years ago, I saw that the CORRECT spelling of my business name was available, I picked it up. (Did I win… or did they? As I work too many hours, I wonder!)
If I had it to do over again…. I’d pick a domain name that SPEAKS about my business…. like I did here.
Make My Blog Successful contains keywords that are important to my potential audience. Because it contains “blog” and “success” when I emerge from the sandbox, I’ll get a nice little boost on those keywords. After all, they’re important enough to be included in my domain name, so they MUST be important!