The Blog of Ian Mercer.

Finding good, short domain names

Finding a good, short, memorable domain name is tough, not because there's a shortage of short phrases in the English language but because there are so many domain squatters sitting on millions of suitable domain names.

Two services I've used that work quite well are:- This is a local startup with a very simple one-page site that helps find available short domain names. This one shows domain names that have recently been cancelled and a therefore available without having to pay any premium. At some point someone thought these names were worth having so occasionally there's an interesting one there.

Related Stories