What should I do if my expected Vietnam domain is taken? (part 1)

November 22, 2017

In some case, you have decided on the perfect Vietnam domain for your new website, only to find out that someone else already owns it.

What you should do in this case? Sometimes, people even squat on certain domains, for the sole purpose of trying to make some quick cash. While you will not be able to force another person to hand over a domain of your choice, there’re a few things you can do to get around this roadblock. Keep frustration at bay by following some of our useful tips that we have listed below.

  1. Try a different domain name

Chances are, you have your heart set on a specific domain. However, is there a possibility that you could modify the domain slightly? Sometimes, simply adding a word before or after your ideal domain will change it sufficient amounts for it to become available. However, you should remember to never overcomplicate things by adding hyphens or hard-to-spell words into your domain .com.vn. Of course, you still need to make sure that your domain remains catchy and memorable in the eyes of your visitors.

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  1. Can you use a different extension?

Most people tend to focus on the popular .com domain extension. The face that there are dozens of different extensions you can use for your domain is often ignored. While some extensions have higher authority than others, remember that you are not restricted to just using a .com extension.

Domain extensions like .info, .net, .org, .tech, .me are still very commonly used nowadays. Therefore, do not worry to check if your dream domain is available with a different extension. Sometimes, you can have the option of buying your dream extension later in the game, should it be available.

  1. Find out who is the owner of the domain

If you are dead set on using your dream VN domain, then you have to be prepared to make an offer on the domain. A good resource to start off with is Whois.

All you have to do is search for your expected domain and you will be able to find out all of the publicly information about the domain owner. Usually, you will be provided with their phone number, email address so that you can contact them to see if they’re willing to give up their domain.

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