about this book choosing a domain name
Introduction and Preface
THE WHO, WHAT, WHERE AND WHEN OF DOMAIN NAMES
1.01 Domain names - what's their history?
1.02 Who runs the system?
1.03 How is a domain name constructed?
1.04 What characters can you use in a domain name?
1.05 What suffixes are available?
1.06 How do you register a domain name?
1.07 Can you buy a second hand domain name?
1.08 What is the monetary value of a domain name?
1.09 How can a domain name generate income?
1.10 Are multiple registrations worthwhile? (1) Preventing misuse
1.11 Are multiple registrations worthwhile? (2) Strategic applications
1.12 What search engine considerations are there when choosing a domain name?
1.13 Beyond the domain name - good practice in URL construction
1.14 What do you need to do if you are changing your domain name?
THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF DOMAIN NAMES
2.01 Domain names you should not register
2.02 How are domain name disputes resolved?
DOMAIN NAME CHOICE - GETTING IT RIGHT
3.01 Choosing the right suffix
3.02 Choosing the right domain name - general advice
3.03 Are generic words effective as domain names?
3.04 Choosing the right domain name for an existing organization
3.05 Choosing the right domain name for a new company
3.06 Choosing the right domain name for a brand
3.07 Choosing the right domain name for a product
3.08 Choosing the right promotional domain name
3.09 Choosing the right domain name for a microsite
3.10 Choosing the right domain name for a landing page
3.11 Choosing the right domain name for a community website
3.12 Choosing the right domain name for a geographical destination website
3.13 Choosing the right domain name for a blog
3.14 Choosing the right domain name for the unexpected or unwanted
3.15 Choosing the right domain name for an email address
3.16 Choosing your personal domain name
3.17 Using text and SMS abbreviations in domain names
3.18 A few tricks when everything else has drawn a blank
WHERE - AND HOW - TO SHOW OFF YOUR DOMAIN NAME
4.01 Where do you flaunt your domain name?
4.02 Aesthetics; why it matters how your domain name looks?
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