Once you've chosen your domain name, make sure it's available. It can be disheartening to find the perfect name, only to find out when you go to purchase it that it's not available. You can use any online domain registrar to check the availability of a domain.
If your domain isn't available, consider looking at different suffixes. Most people automatically look for websites that end in .com. But that's not the only option, and given the massive number of websites available today, more are becoming popular and common. Suffixes you can look for other than .com include:
After confirming that the domain you want is available, you may also want to confirm that the matching social media handles are available too. For businesses, it's important that all of your online branding matches. An online tool like namecheckr.com can help you identify which social media handles are available matching your domain.