[alert]The aim of this guide is to give you domain finder tools that you can use to help you choose an effective and remarkable name for your store. These tools differ in their target users and usefulness.[/alert]
Choosing a name for your store is one of the first things that you need to do when setting up an eCommerce store. Although, it might be easy to think of possible names, unfortunately, some of the best names are no longer available. To learn more about how to create and choose name options for your store, you may also refer to this article “Choose a Store Name“. Once you have a list of possible keywords/names in mind, you can refer to the following useful tools to find available domains online.
DomainTyper is an easy to use domain finder tool. What’s great about it is that it automatically reveals the availability of the domain right after you finish typing. It even includes the price from each available registrar so you can directly compare prices from each registrar. Once you’ve selected an available domain, it will take you to GoDaddy page where it also gives a lot of other domain suggestions that is related to your search, as well as the price.
Domainr gives you a wide variety of domain options, showing which are available and which are not. Luckily, if you’re desired domain name is available, it automatically gives you an option to register your domain with a list of registrars to choose from. It also includes a list of available alternative domains.
Lean Domain Search is a great tool to use for people who only has a short list of descriptions/names. It will automatically give you a lot of possible domain names, with just a word or two from you. This will save you a lot of thinking time. Once you’ve selected your desired domain, it give you a prompt to register it through their linked registrars. It also prompts you if your chosen domain is too long for social media like Twitter or if it is no longer available.
Impossibility is a very good domain name generator that is very easy to use. As this can automatically give you name options describing your main product. You can get a unique domain name by choosing adjectives, verbs or nouns as the first word of your domain. Then it will give you a list of all unregistered domains that you can directly register at GoDaddy or Namecheap.
Namemesh search for domains from the exact keywords that you type in. It gives you an option to select which registrar to use. Aside from the domain search results, it also lists domains with similar idea, SEO, fun ideas as well as domains with mixed ideas. This way, you’ll get a variety of possible domain names for your store.
Wordoid offers a unique way of naming your domains. It offers creative names generated from your main keyword. Its results are catchy and unique names that you’ve never thought you could use for your store. It provides language, quality, pattern and length of domain options so you’ll have more search options to suit your preference.
Panabee is an easy and useful tool to create plenty of domain name suggestions derived from your original idea. Its results list has a wide variety of available/unavailable domain name ideas as well as international domains. It also displays related keywords and social media username availability. When you’ve chosen your desired domain name, you can simply click on Buy Me option then you’ll be redirected to GoDaddy registrar to register your desired domain name.
Bulktopia is a great domain searching tool as it displays availability, social media availability and other useful options in a table. This will let you weigh which one will give you the most benefits. Once you’ve selected which one to use, simply click on the Buy Now button, and then you’ll have registrar options
|Tool||Key Features||Weakness||Domains Ext||TLD Options||Target User||Overall Usefulness|
|DomainTyper||> automatically reveals the availability of the domain right after you finish typing
> also include domain hacks results
> lists the domain price from registrars
|> limited domain name results only from the keywords typed in by the user||Few||Many||Good for users who already have domain names in mind and just want variations or check availability||Very Good|
|Domainr||> list all domain results from the keyword typed in
> include alternative domains
|> limited domain name results only from the keywords typed in by the user||Few||Few||Good for users who already have domain names in mind and just want variations or check availability||Very Good|
|Lean Domain Search||> search all domains that contains the keyword that the user typed in
> wide variety of domain results
|> when redirecting the the registrar page, it does not automatically display the domain you selected, you still need to type it in again||Many||Limited||Good for people who only has a short list of descriptions/domain name ideas||Excellent|
|Impossibility||> automatically give you name options describing your main product
> use adjective, verb or noun keyword options
|> limited to .com domains only||Many||Limited||Good for people who only has a short list of descriptions/domain name ideas||Excellent|
|Namemesh||>categorised domain search results as Similar, SEO, Fun or Mix||> need to manually select the registrar first before searching||Many||Many||Good for people who only has a short list of descriptions/domain name ideas||Excellent|
|Wordoid||> creates unique and catchy domain names
> provides language, length, quality and pattern options
|> hard to find Search button
> length is limited to up to 15 characters only
|Many||Limited||Good for users who already have domain names in mind and just want variations or check availability||Very Good|
|Panabee||> displays related keywords and social media username availability
> also include related terms results
|> search results include the ‘unavailable’||Many||Many||Good for people who only has a short list of descriptions/domain name ideas||Excellent|
|Bulktopia||> displays social media availability and other useful information about the domain||> very short daily search limit||Many||Many||Good for users who already have domain names in mind and just want variations or check availability||Very Good|