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Five Reasons to Have Your Own Branded Domain Name

Your domain name or URL or “the link to your site” is what you put on your biz cards, your email signatures, and web profiles. It’s the link that people use to get to your website.  And you don’t want to make this difficult for people to see, read or understand.

For example, mine is: www.CoachingSitesThatWork.com

It begins with “www” then has the name of the website, and then ends … read on

 
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How to Get a Simple, Unique, Attractive Custom Facebook URL

In the past, you were required to get 25 likes for your Facebook page in order to get a custom URL. That’s no longer the case since September 2011. There are no requirements other than simply creating a page.

Just go here to get your custom URL. http://www.facebook.com/username/

Why do this?

Simply because shorter is better for URLs

A URL (Universal Resource Locator) is set of characters (all that the … read on

 
Tips on Choosing a Domain Name Registrar and Hosting Provider, and My Suggestion

Tips on Choosing a Domain Name Registrar and Hosting Provider, and My Suggestion

Some quick definitions …

A Domain Registrar is a company that enables you to register (pay for and own) a domain name such as www.SuperDuperCoach.com.

A Hosting Provider (or company) gives you space on the internet where you can put your website pages (images, text, etc). They backup your content as well as maintain the computers and all the technical stuff related to keeping your website live.

You need both … read on

 
3 Steps to Design for Client Attraction

3 Steps to Design for Client Attraction

It’s not the mere fact of having a website which is important. It’s having a strategy or purpose for it.

Only with a purpose in mind, can you effectively organize the pages, add features, and write your copy.

And, for many new coaches, their main goal is to build up a practice full o’ clients.

To do that, you must apply client-attraction design.

Here are the three steps:

1 – … read on

 
10 Keys to a Catchy Coaching Domain Name

10 Keys to a Catchy Coaching Domain Name

It’s easy to get caught up in the naming game and spend too much time worrying about coming up with the perfect domain name. You want to choose the right one, but are worried it might be too long, confusing, or for some reason, feel the need to keep thinking.

As a quick reality check, don’t expect your domain name to be so amazing that just seeing it will inspire … read on