Choosing a domain name? Get smarter! 29

Technically speaking, domain names are used in URLs to identify a particular Web Page OR you can say that the name that gets registered in the DNS(Domain Name System), becomes the domain name- a unique identity. But frankly, a domain Name holds immense importance as it is the lead web portray-er & you must choose a domain name that appropriately suits your business or a personal portfolio.

I have tried to collect few crucial points that you must keep in mind while choosing a domain name for yourself-

1. Choose a unique and creative name

As rightly said by Steve Martin – Be so good that they can’t ignore you.  So, just get as creative as you can be while choosing a domain name. Remember, the domain name is worthless and useless if it doesn’t connect with the audience in a relevant way, so it has to be unique.

2. Be short and simple

The shorter, the better. Whether it is Google, Yahoo, Flipkart, Paytm or name any other major brand, they all have short domain names. A domain name should be kept concise because it is not only easy to remember and type but also can be pronounced without a great effort.

3. Avoid hyphens and numbers

To avoid generating inconvenience for the website users, numbers and hyphens should not be a part of your domain name.Use of clear and smooth words is a must while choosing your web identity.

4. Keep a check on similar names

Pay attention to similar sounding or spelled names to avoid any confusion. After all, it’s not ethical also and you may land in legal issues.

5. Domain Name Extension

While going for the extensions .com is really advisable and still the best. If that’s taken, try .net or .org Or think of a new domain name.

So guys, just Brand yourself, and remember that an action without the right name is meaningless.

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The Man Behind The Glamour and Beauty! 1723

Jewelery and Accessories add a little sparkle wherever you go.

Absolutely right!! Coz every piece of jewelry tells a story. Isn’t it??

Today I am here to share the story of a man who fancied, created and designed his own brand for jewellery. Meet Mr Abhishek Sehgal, owner of the fast-growing online brand of jewelry, JEVELEN, that has already made its mark all over the world, and is all set to make a mark in India too.

India is a country with a great passion for jewels, art, and culture. Various stones like ruby, diamonds, emeralds etc, not only have their prominence in enhancing beauty but also are used in significance to the horoscopes. We find custom made ornaments depending on our choices and Jevelen is one such brand set out to bring a difference at an affordable price and at the comfort of buying online.

I feel like Jewelry just happened! It kind of chose me, I think!!

– says Abhishek, thinking back to how he came into the business of gems and diamonds.

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Being born to a business class family of Delhi, he was always driven by a desire to start something on his own. A business that sets him as a unique and successful entrepreneur, a job where he can be his own boss. After completing his senior secondary in education, he decided to go to Sydney, Australia to find himself a job. But it was difficult to find a good one and he worked in a couple of places trying to find a living. He also worked in Agricultural farm land for few months before he found of job in a jewelry workshop.

I have always loved designing and doing creative things since my childhood and finding a job in designing and creating jewelry out of precious stones was like a dream come true to me.

– recalls Abhishek, with a smile on his face remembering his earlier days of his dream job when he initially started as a worker.

Although he was the most intelligent and best worker, his salary did not make him reach his dreams and to make his own mark with his talents that he learned over the time while designing the jewels.

Then is when he decided to start JEVELEN his own brand of beautiful Jewelry and accessories. He began to design and market his products. The start was definitely not a walk on a bed of roses. He did struggle to bring his business into one of the top-selling jewelers without any much back-up, support and being self-funded. Well, as they say, “where there is a will, there is a way”…. stands true to this man. There was no stepping back once he started and he began with promoting his products. As he was in Australia, he started from there and slowly he spread the business globally.

The biggest challenge for me was creating a product differentiation. Keeping that in mind, our products are unique in design and in its make. Jevelen Jewels are made with Rhodium, an American Diamond. The best part of it is they are not copied or merchandised and are original.

–  tells Abhishek who is all eager to bring it to his home country that is India.

Being successful globally, he is looking forward to launching the brand here in India with a dream of many possibilities. Launching his brand alone is not the idea, but he also wishes to provide jobs to the unemployed by setting up workshops of jewelry making across many cities in the country thereby hiring people with a craftsman’s hand.

The company will be launched with about 50+ franchise outlets across PAN India and will be soon one of the major jewelry brands of our country. The company also donates 10% of their monthly profit to charity in terms of child education, old-age homes, widows, animal feeding and orphanages trying to provide a hand to those in need.

Here is a man who not only has a good heart and is talented with an art of designing gems & diamonds but also knows the value of hard work.

As an entrepreneur and a good human being, Abhishek Sehgal, truly stands as an inspiration who has achieved so much at such a young age.

So, what are you waiting for? Go check Jevelen website and order up the fanciest jewels of your choice.

You can find Jevelen at www.jevelen.com

or

Their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/jevelenofficial

Common Startup Mistakes Entrepreneurs Should Avoid 23

Setting up a new business is very difficult, launching up a startup is even more challenging. Attempting to build a company from scratch is a hideous task, regardless of prior experience many entrepreneurs pour in their energy, money, time and heart in developing a business idea. Unfortunately, due to lack of expertise, many startups fail within few months. You can avoid your startup from this misfortune, by not committing these common mistakes that kill startups:

  1. Launching it Alone

If you go through the history of successful business ventures, however big or small you will notice one thing in common, that is more than one founder at the time of launching. It is very rare for a startup to succeed if it has one founder. Having one or two extra partners not only makes it easier but also lessens the burden and there in enhances the chances of the startup to prosper.

  1. Not Researching the Business Idea

Failing to conduct a proper research on the business idea is one of the major mistakes novice entrepreneurs commit. Conducting a proper research of the business idea is very important, this allows you to find out the feasibility of your venture and if there is a proper market for your product and service.

  1. Absence of Enough Capital

Although there is no foolproof path of succeeding in the business world, having enough cash on hand will help you get started and can significantly increase your chances of succeeding. A majority of entrepreneurs make the mistake of using their personal savings or money they get from family and friends. There is no harm in taking loans from investors. Just remember this small trick, only borrow enough capital to take your business ahead.

  1. Choosing the Wrong Investors

While selecting an investor for outside funding, make sure to look at the value an investor will bring to your business, rather than focusing only on the money. A majority of startups make the mistake of going with investors who provide more capital, but in the long a run these investors can cause a lot of added pressure too.

5. Inappropriate Hiring

Unfortunately, entrepreneurs make the mistake of hiring a bunch of employees at a very early stage, on the other hand approaching talented part-timers for managing various aspects of the business is a more suitable and sensible plan.

6.Overlooking your Customers

When your business is going good, it’s likely to ignore the most crucial part: CUSTOMERS. Since customers are the backbone of every company ignoring customer feedback can bring unfavourable results.