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Which domain should I use for my blog?

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Which domain should I use for my blog?

  1. BenB.co.uk

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  2. BenBroadhurst.com

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  3. bens-blog.co.uk

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  1. bensd United Kingdom

    bensd Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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  3. amfletchers United Kingdom

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    BenB.co.uk sounds cool!! That is the one I would pick.

    bens-blog.co.uk is a horrible name to remember and I hate the -.

    BenBroadhurst.com would be good if you want to brand your name.
     
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    BenB.co.uk for me out of those 3 mate.
     
  5. Bailey United Kingdom

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    BenB is the eye and mind catcher
     
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    BenBroadhurst.com or something totally different. Had Bens-Blog.co.uk been unhyphenated, I'd have voted for that. But from those 3 choices, the .com is the only one that makes sense...
     
  7. Reg Wharf United Kingdom

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    I agree with Edwin, a .com would have a more universal appeal and
    easier to sell if it became huge.
    Bensb.com is free to reg , 5-letter .coms might even be worth something
    in 2020 :cool:
    Cheers,
    Mark.
     
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    What's the blog going to be about and what are its aims?

    BenBroadhurst.com is probably easier to get recognition for. The Ben B term is catchy but you've already got a fair bit of competition there.

    I don't really like bens-blog, too vague.

    Rgds
     
  9. bensd United Kingdom

    bensd Well-Known Member Exclusive Member

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    Thanks for all the comments and votes so far

    Not worried about selling it on, it's my name!

    Will be my personal blog.
     
  10. binny

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    don't like any of them tbh.

    I suggest Benwrote.com or Ihaveakeyboard.com both ftr :)
     
  11. Edwin

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    If you need to rank in the search engines for searches on your name (eg because of prospective employers Googling you, because of the need to sell your expertise, etc) then fullname.com is good. If it's only family/friends reading it, then the name doesn't matter.
     
  12. doodlebug United Kingdom

    doodlebug Well-Known Member

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    Definitely go with your full name, I do like benb as it's short and easy but bens-blog no thanks !

    Good luck 8)
     
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    Another alternative is to buy bb.co.uk from the mummynet auction, if you can!
     
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    I voted BenBroadhurst.com . I think it makes sense to use your name. Easier to search for etc.
     
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