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When I was a college sophomore in 2005, I opened a specialty auto shop with two friends. We had classes and regular jobs, but thought a small shop could be an interesting side project to utilize a unique skillset we happened to possess. The three of us had experience conducting a very specific modification – retrofitting older Subaru models with newer, more powerful factory drivetrains. The shop soon grew faster than any of us would have guessed – until running it had entirely consumed each of our lives.
The timing wasn’t right for me to manage that level of commitment, and I moved on, but the shop did well and remains in business today.
With most of my clients, the first challenge in building an online presence is choosing a domain name. While new social networks and Web 2.0 platforms sprout like weeds, the anchor of your web properties should always be your very own dotcom.
Picking a domain is more art than science, but that won’t stop me from offering a few general tips:
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