Part of the fun when thinking about starting a business is researching the best business names.
It doesn’t cost anything to do this and you can even make money from your research!
I’ll explain the tools you need to use and reveal the tips and secrets
First think of a name for your business
Check if the name is taken already as:
A limited company; and
If the domain name is available; and
Once you’ve finished your research you can learn how to register a business name with our guide.
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So how do you make money from business names?
What are high value business names?
The reason some names are deemed to be “high value” is because the business name matches a popular keyword search in Google.
Things like “Designer Trainers” or “Cheap Cruise Holidays” would be examples.
Most of these names with “global appeal” will already be taken.
How to come up with the best business name?
So people will search for things on Google like
“Birmingham Cleaning Company”
We can use SEO software like SEMRUSH to get search (traffic) estimates for this search and closely related search terms.
Why are “high value names” are the best for local SEO.
So if you happen to register “Birmingham Cleaning Company Limited” as a company with us and can register “BirminghamCleaningCompany.Co.uk” guess what happens?
It’s possible to get a big boost in the search engines!
This is because when somebody searches for “Birmingham cleaning company”, Google decides that the searcher might be looking for your company and displays your business details in the “goldilocks zone” at the top of the search results!
This can mean more calls, website visits and money for your business.
So how do you make money from your research?
If you can find a high value business name in your niche, the BIGGEST way to profit from a high value business names is to build a website on it and take all the sales enquiries!
That’s the great thing part. There are 2 other simple ways to make money from best domain names.
1. Once you register the domain you can place adverts on it and earn a revenue from the clicks these receive.
2. Later on you can sell the domain if you decide you don’t want it. High value domains are always in demand.
And the best thing is there are companies that specialise in helping you monetise and market domains.
Spoiler: This can get addictive!
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