Tool gets more search data from user to suggest available domain names.
A big challenge for domain name registrars is understanding what a domain searcher is looking for based on just a keyword or two.
GoDaddy has added a feature that collects more information to provide customized domain name choices and hopefully chip away at this problem.
The feature is available when a domain you search for is unavailable. It’s currently being tested with a small number of customers. You’ll see a “refine” button on the notice that the domain is taken:
This takes you to a form asking for more information that can be used to create domain suggestions. The form asks for keywords, the business category, your location (suggesting a city name or zip code) and your name. The business category is a fixed list, but it’s big.
I originally searched for Hockey.com and then clicked the refine button. Here’s the info I added: Click here to continue reading…