30 Jun '17, 1pm

Should businesses use a brandable name or a descriptive one?

The debate continues and both sides have good points. For as long as I’ve been in the domain investor community there’s been a debate about what the best type of domain name is for a new company. Is it a category-defining domain name such as RunningShoes.com ? Or is a unique domain that can be branded, such as Amazon.com, better? Some people say brandable domains are always better . I think depends. One of my most enlightening interviews this year was with Seth Newman, CEO of BIGNAME Commerce. His company owns Envelopes.com, Folders.com and Bags.com. Clearly, he’s a believer in category-killer domains. But there’s a catch. He thinks these names make sense only for product categories that people don’t shop for by brand. People generally don’t think about brands when they search for envelopes. Jeans are another matter; you probably have a favorite brand you usually purchase ...

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