A domain name is a label that identifies a network domain: a distinct group of computers under a central administration or authority. Within the Internet, domain names are formed by the rules and procedures of the Domain Name System (DNS). Any name registered in the DNS is a domain name.
( Now That You Are Confused, Lets Give You The Simple Definition...)
A domain name is the words before .com (.com, .org or other) that leads people to your website.
EX: youonlineyet.com, youonlineyet.org, youonlineyet.biz,
You must check the domain name registry to see if the name you choose is available for purchase. If it is available you should purchase it quickly as there are millions of people looking for domains and some of them have the same idea as you.Check For Your Domain Name Now
If you are purchasing a domain name for business purposes remember to think about the lenght as you may have to shorten it when it comes to branding on social networks.
MyFirstBusinessDomain.com may look like the following examples as most social sites allow only a few characters.
EX: myfirstbiz@twitter, myfirstbiz@instagram, myfirstbiz@pinterst etc…
Although you will be able to have an email like “firstname.lastname@example.org” you should still get the gmail version email@example.com.
We will leave that explanation to your ponderings. Trust me…You will get that AHA moment.