Your domain name is one of the most significant assets your law practice owns. Be sure to take the time to choose a domain name that is simple, relevant, memorable and meaningful to get the most benefit and traffic possible.
HOW TO BUY YOUR OWN DOMAIN NAME
CanLaw can obtain a domain name for you and register it in your name. It will belong only to you and no one else can use it.
We need to discuss a few ideas of what name you would like. Choose a simple name.
Then we will check to see if your choice is available.
When we find you a name, you must act immediately to prevent losing it to someone else
CanLaw will register it for $50 (plus tax) and set it up for you and your new web site. There is an annual registration fee thereafter.
All You Need To Know About Choosing A Domain Name For Your Law Practice Website?
Choose a simple name for your site
You will own your domain name forever
KEEP YOUR DOMAIN NAME SIMPLE
Choose a simple name The best and most obvious choice is your companyname.com or better yet, use your own name such as joesmithlaw.com.
You should always try to get a dot COM domain as opposed to dot. ORG or dot.biz.
Dot.lawyer is now an option which may work for you.
Avoid cute, silly or trendy names which can go out of fashion or embarrass you and your staff.
Make sure that you can say your domain name and your email address to people over the phone without having to spell them out.
Remember too, that your domain name is also going to be the last part of all your email addresses.
All your email will look like this:
So keep your domain name as simple as possible.
GIVE SERIOUS THOUGHT TO GETTING A DOT LAWYER DOMAIN
AS WELL AS THE USUAL DOT COM,
DOT LAWYER WILL BE VERY POWERFUL WITH SEARCH ENGINES.
CANLAW WILL REGISTER YOUR OWN DOMAIN NAME FOR YOUR NEW WEB SITE
Remember... CanLaw.com is probably the most successful legal web site in Canada.