How To Guides To Creating Catchy Blog Names
Finding the right name for your blog is a fundamental step towards successful blogging. An easy to remember, easy to spell, descriptive, unique, original and vivid image portraying domain name is what you need.
Through the above factors, you will end up with a good blog name but the process towards achieving one may seem hectic.
Guidelines on how to create a catchy blog name:
i. Good blog names ought to be: unique, readable, sellable, memorable, pronounceable and readable. What is represented by the name should be clearly defined never to raise uncertainty among readers. Its description will vary with time depending on the allocated budget for advertising.
ii. Creating brandable names require a technique of combining benefits with target audience in order to come up with target oriented and attractive names.
In other words, benefit oriented names make up great blog names directed to specific audience who need the benefits such as ZenHabits.
iii. Do not wish to take a short cut by using generic names but aim at particular and unique names that will easily remain in your audience’s brains.
Unique and specific benefits will cause more attention than something obvious and wide to the world.
iv. Shun from using keywords + “blog” combination because not all people would be looking for such blogs and in most cases, others are left confused regarding the “blog” idea in your name.
For future use, avoid the “Blog” part because you may prefer a website to a blog.
v. Depending on the seriousness of your blog, you may decide to have a fun creating name.
Names created with a sense of humor and fun will make them memorable by your audience and even make them easily sharable between friends who may wish to have their friends experience the fun in them.
For example MenWithPens is not funny but it evokes curiosity among readers. Be careful of inside jokes which end up hurting than creating fun.
It will be a noble thing to consider whom your blog is meant for in order to know how to handle them through your conversations.
Besides that, you ought to understand the benefits that the readers are to get because this is what will keep their attention fixed to your blog.
People need solutions and not stuff. Furthermore, keep in mind the personality that you evoke.
Having the name is not the end of your course but you need to know where and how you are to use the name in a relevant manner.
Having a clue about possible future direction will be an added advantage.
Lastly, you need to be wise enough to determine how to stand against the already established names.