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I am planning to buy a new domain for my blog. My name is Joel. If I choose a domain as joelblog.com or something like that will it be nice? Or should I choose a name like expertthings.com or something like that which doesn't contain my name?

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Which will be your target audience? –  Zistoloen Apr 18 at 9:37
    
I am writing blog about technology. –  Spam Box Apr 18 at 9:41
    
Whatever your theme, which will be your visitors? Possible clients? Do you create a blog by passion or for business? –  Zistoloen Apr 18 at 9:44
    
By passion and also for adsense –  Spam Box Apr 18 at 9:46

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Regarding comments under your question, I think a good option would be to choose a domain name like joelblog.com because you create a blog by passion. Choosing a domain name like expertthings.com could be great if your target audience are possible clients but it's not your case.

However, you can buy the domain name you prefer, it's just a question of taste.

If you already have a site, the best option is most probably to create a subdomain like blog.yoursite.com because subdomains have been specifically created for this.

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but i have a domain. That is like firstname-lastname.com. I think slash (-) is not looking good for a domain. What is your opinion? –  Spam Box Apr 18 at 10:01
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In that way, the best option is to create a subdomain like blog.firstname-lastname.com. Subdomains have been created specifically for this. –  Zistoloen Apr 18 at 10:16

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