How to choose a domain Name?

Finding a great domain name for your startup is no easy task, either you search for unique one or buy an existing one from the likes of Sedo o Flippa. Below are a list of my favorites:

Free Tools for finding a great domain name

Namelix

namelix.com

Using artificial intelligence you can generate unique business/domain names and check their domain availability instantly, just click the [GENERATE NAMES] button on the homepage and a list of ideas appears. The list also tells the user if the all important .com extension is available and allows you to buy the domain straight away. By clicking the [Generate] button logo on the right you can use the advanced filter to:

  • Choose  domain availability (No preference, only .com or .net).
  • Choose the name type with random letters or names made out of words
  • See if the domain is available
  • Filter shorter names or with keywords

Impossibility

impossibility.org

Great domain generator tool, enter a keyword that relates to your upcoming business niche and this great little tool will combine it with carefully selected list of nouns, verbs, and adjectives. The domain tool then searches for unregistered .com domain names. You can literally find domain names which are impossible to find any other way.

domain names related to SEO

Domainnametool
www.domainnametool.com
You type in a keyword and it will list domain names that were available in various different formats. It shows you various TLD’s like .com, .net, .org, .biz, .us & .info. If there is a green icon besides the domain name you can buy it through Godaddy domain name service. You can also check the WHOIS record.

domain name keyword tool

Shortdomainsearch
shortdomainsearch.com
This tool searches and produces a list of short, available single-word domain names. The list is automatically updated every 10 minutes. The list includes a vast array of TLD’s to choose from, you can filter with the following extensions: .bz .cc .co. .eu .io .me .nu .tv .us .biz .xys .link
In the screenshot below I typed the letter y and the tool returned these domains still free to buy:
yorker.bz yorker.cc yorker.io yorker.link yorker.nu yorker.xyz.

Search for a catchy short domain name with this free tool

How to improve page speed of your website?

Test my site (thinkwithgoogle.com)

https://testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com/

Test a site to see out it’s page speed and how it performs on a mobile and desktop device. There is a speed test score with recommendations on how to fix them.

Screenshot of the Google site tester

Google Mobile page speed scorecard

https://www.thinkwithgoogle.com/feature/mobile/

An easy-to-use tool that allows you to compare your mobile speed with other companies​.​

The Speed Scorecard shows the speeds of thousands of sites from 12 countries across the globe. It’s powered by Chrome User Experience Report, the largest database of real-user latency data for how Chrome users experience popular destinations on the web.

Google mobile Speed Scorecard

In addition to the scorecard Google have also introduced the Impact calculator. This provides a framework that reflects the work Google regularly undertake with mSEO teams to help quantify the business impact of making speed based changes to a mSite.

Impact calculator

PageSpeed Insights

https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights/

PageSpeed Insights analyzes your web page to see how fast it loads in a Desktop PC or mobile device. It then generates suggestions to make that page faster.

Google page speed tool

Video comparison

http://webpagetest.d.ecommera.net/videoCompare.php

Free tool to generate a comparison of load speed between 2 sites and output a video of the 2 pages loading at the same time. It can also check mobile versions as well.

Pagespeed - to generate a comparison of load speed between 2 sites