Domain name selection is an important and part of the internet marketing process and requires a realistic amount of thought especially if you are expecting to use your website for more than an online business card.
How to pick a kick ass domain name by Bruce Clay provides a good, simple bullet list of things to consider when choosing a name or names.
Also check out one of my favorites by Rand Fishkin, 12 rules for choosing the right domain name.
To look up domain names, a clean and easy site and one I have used for many years is Omnis Networks. Their domain checker is right on the front page and they do not have a lot of confusing sales pitchy stuff on the front page like some of the other mass market company’s. Let us know if this helped you.
If you have any tips or special strategies you use let us know here or send us your link.