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Be Strategic: Consider Your URL Carefully

Caution! Selecting your URL ( Uniform Resource Locator ) or reference ( address) on the Internet. Is among the most important decision you make about your blog. An URL is permanent.  If you are blogging about one particular subject, e.g., parenting, podcasts, sports, teams, you may want to use a pithy web address (URL) for your blog. A cautionary word about being pithy: my blog was originally a just a rant on political observations, then I started writing books and my blog morphed into my writer's platform. I did some fancy research to make my author's name and my pithy name  interchangeable.  The domain needs reflect your product or business. Your domain needs to be easy to read not only on a computer, but on a phone, ipad, and a business card. Make sure it ends with the correct suffix (.com,, edu) Keep your domain professional. It reflects you and your product. Is My Selection Available? You need to register your domain aka web address.  Web address are re