Naming a website for your food truck can be confusing if you aren’t familiar with the process or have a limited knowledge of the Internet. Today we’ll share five great tips that will start you on the right path to successfully selecting a URL address for your mobile food business website.

You have undoubtedly heard the term URL so what exactly is a URL address? Well, the following is a fairly simple, but formal definition of URL:

Definition: URL is an acronym that stands for Uniform Resource Locator and is a reference (an address) to a resource on the Internet.

It’s often easiest (though not entirely accurate) to think of a URL address as the name of a file on the network because most URLs refer to a file on some machine on the network. However, you should remember that URLs can point to other resources on the network such as database queries and command output.

The following is an example of our URL:

5 Steps For Selecting A URL Address For Your Food Truck Website

Create Your Online Identity

The first thing you should do is consider what URLs are available to you. The best bet is to choose your brand name if you can. Select a URL now, even if you aren’t building your food truck website until later.

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Pick 3 URLs

Your first choice may be taken, so have a few domain name ideas. If your top three picks are available, consider getting all three when selecting a URL address. It’s not too expensive and then you have flexibility to create a site for a special promotion or use a special landing page for an event.

Find A URL Vendor

You can register your URL with your choice of vendor. Here are some well-known, domain name registrars:

Stay Current

Don’t forget to renew your domain name. Businesses have been known to let a name expire and then find that their Web site has disappeared from the Internet. Don’t let that be you.

Spread The Word

Once you have  your URL address, place it on every marketing and business document that you produce. Let your food truck website be known.

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The Bottom Line

Choosing a url address name is similar to choosing your food truck name. It requires a lot of thought and consideration. Your url address name is your identity on the internet. You want to make sure you choose a domain name that not only fits your mobile food business, but is also easy to find and promote.

We hope you find these tips helpful in the process of selecting a URL address for your food truck website. If you think we missed something, please let us know so we can add it to this article. Share your thoughts in the comment section or social media. Twitter | Facebook