Your business domain name is the Most Important (and probably Cheapest) asset your business Owns on the Internet. This is what identifies your business to millions of internet users worldwide.
In Interactions with clients, especially those with domain names from other sources, we have seen a lot of disturbing occurrences, the latest of which was a Hosting Company which refused (& is still refusing) to switch nameservers to a Dedicated Server which we set up for a client this domain was registered in the name of the former company with no access for the customer to it.
While surfing the Net, I stumbled across this Post on Entrepreneur.com and felt rather than writing a whole new post, it would be better to share with you.
The Article contains advice such as:
Include a location or keywords in your domain name, if you can.
Register yourself as the owner of the domain name.
Remember to renew your domain name registration.
Don’t Use dashes, abbreviations or numbers in your domain name.
Don’t Waste money on extensions other than .com. (I disagree with this though)
Don’t Buy a domain without checking into its past.
The Full article is at http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219410?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+entrepreneur%2Flatest+%28Entrepreneur+Update%29#