Blogging 101 folks are thinking about their titles and tagline and 201 bloggers are focused on their brands — a perfect time to explore a side of domains you might not have thought about before! Here’s a piece from Hot off the Press that might inspire some domain brilliance.
Lots of bloggers add a custom domain to their WordPress.com sites to simplify their URLs. But what happens if the one you want isn’t available, or you want an address that’s a bit . . . different?
Enter the offbeat domain. You’ve seen them around the internet; think of sites like:
- deli.cio.us, the social bookmarking site.
- bit.ly, the link-shortening tool.
ma.tt, personal blog of Automattic founder and WordPress co-founder Matt Mullenweg.
Of course, you might see URLs like this on other sites as well — like picturesofthin.gs, my own humble photo blog. That’s because no special technical…
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