Please help me to take the right decision and start

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Hello .

I want to take action and start a website , I'm a Forex traders that's why my website will be for Forex , but The problem with me is that i want to make a lot of hard work and tutorial videos about trading and help visitors interested in Forex

So, I don't want to lose my hard work and after a period of time and hard work i discover that i made the wrong decision .

That's why I'm hesitated about :

1- Do you think it's better to make a WordPress website or Forum ! ( I tried WordPress and It was successful .
2- I've three domains actually they are awesome but Can't choose which one that I treat like my BABY ( I mean do everything to be successful website ).

Domains are :

forexfighters.Com
eliteforex.Net
fx-ninja.Com

I'm not promoting for them they aren't working only one is working and i will change it just I want to help me which one the best for Americans that feel that this is actually good and acceptable English name and easy to remember .

(If violating and forum rules please modify the topic and delete domain names)

Please Please I'm really motivated so help me to choose and from your experience take the right decision specially for the best domain and any help will be appreciated .

Thank you
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  • Hi,

    What we know about Forex you can write on the back of a postage stamp. However we do know about marketing and without hesitation a dot com is always the best especially for the American market, all other things being equal. We like the forexfighters.Com best but the choice is yours to make.

    You did not make it clear what you will do with all the videos and content so we strongly advise not putting it all into your website. This is because saving most of it to get people to sign up to a newsletter, or follow up autoresponder mini-course using the rest of the material would be a good way to monetize your business assuming you are very knowledgeable and successful at this?

    Don't give away too much free content on the website and first few follow up emails/newsletters to those that sign up unless you also eventually include a recommended fast track product or products to speed up their learning curve?

    That is the way we would go as well as making sure you get the traffic to make the whole thing the success it has the potential to become, going by what you have posted.

    All the best.

    Stephen & Jennifer.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nytshade
    I would go with eliteforex.net

    My advise would be to build an audience 1st, then blog. I use facebook to build an audience and if the audience is active and they engage in my posts then I start the blog without worrying about traffic because I already have it.

    You can use Facebook groups or pages, but I prefer fan pages. You can use anything to build the audience, it's totally up to you.

    The trick is to engage and be part of the community in whatever social networks you choose to use. If it's Youtube, you know that commenting and connecting with people who run big channels is key.

    If it's Facebook or Twitter then you know paid ads will help you build your audience fast.

    You can still choose the traditional way of blogging and just post content, do backlinks and hope for the best

    The best thing about finding an audience 1st is that you can see if the market is good or not, at an early stage (this usually takes me about 8 days). There are a lot of dead markets where people don't engage at all so you don't want to waste your time with those.

    I don't know anything about forex but I hope this makes sense and give you some ideas.

    All The Best
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  • Profile picture of the author Eric Hoffmaster
    I would go with forexfighters.com just because it's a .com and it has forex spelled out so it's clear what it's about.
    There are plugins that allow you to add a forum to your wordpress site. I would have a free membership option with some general forex training( to get people in the door) and then have a paid option with more advanced training and access to the forum.
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    • Profile picture of the author Steve B
      Omar,

      I like your dot com name as well. Dot com is the extension for commercial enterprises and it gives legitimacy to your business.

      Forex is a very popular and especially competitive niche.

      My personal feeling is this . . . you might be best off if you dig deeply down into the niche and specialize on some aspect of forex. You need to find some way to differentiate your business from all the other forex web sites and products. Develop a specialty and become an authority on the subject.

      Do some keyword niche research and identify where your strengths lie and how you could offer them to your forex customers.

      Maybe your real strength (just as an example) lies in:
      • Knowing the different currency markets
      • Understanding what forces drive currency changes
      • Having a winning trading plan
      • Identifying opportunities that others don't see
      • Trading in certain countries
      • Trading at specific times during the day
      • Knowing how events affect currency changes
      • Hedging your currency trades
      • Interpreting market news
      I think you will have the greatest chance for success if you choose a specialty and focus your effort on that one area. You will still have all the traffic you can handle even though you're specialized. This is a huge niche.

      Good luck to you,

      Steve
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  • Profile picture of the author petelta
    Try not to get caught up with the small decisions. Get the essentials in place to MAKE MONEY... then you can worry about improving these small areas.

    Essentials =
    1. An offer
    2. Sales Funnel (something that convinces them you know your shit... website/list/etc)
    3. Traffic

    Domain name means very little to your overall success especially in the beginning. I would choose the one you want to be your long term brand. They all would work the same at this point. Someone isn't going to buy or not buy due to your three domains given.

    I like .coms for the branding purposes. Both of those you have are good. The only difference either would make is how you brand it from that point on... Choose the ninja one and it's a good idea to put pictures of ninjas on your site... choose the fighters one and you would use pics of warriors or fire fighters, etc

    Wordpress is the easiest way to get a website up fast and start providing content now. So, I say yes to WP :-)

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  • Profile picture of the author prot
    The Online Forex industry provides some of the best CPAs in the whole internet market but it has also a great disadvantage.. it is very very competitive.

    First I can't understand the dilemma between a Site or a Forum while you can have them both at the same time. I suggest you build also a separate external blog to support your site.
    As concerns your 3 domains I would definitely choose EliteForex.net just because it sounds much more professional than the other two while it could end up as a business site sometime in the future.
    My suggestion:
    1) Main Site: EliteForex.net
    2) Blog: ForexFighters.com

    The past 3 years I have developed many Forex sites and as a general advice I can recommend you not to do anything before you identify how you will make money in the future using your site. That means start by finding your future sources of cash-flows (affiliate programs, direct advertising etc). Making real money will prove more difficult in your near future than anything else.
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  • Profile picture of the author Omar Abd Alaziz
    Really I want to thank everyone helped me ,
    I've decided :
    1-Not to build a forum now when Visitors increase to be more than 1k daily
    I will think to start a forum or not
    2-As many of you suggested to me to build a good relationship with visitors , I've registered with ( mailchimp ) if subscribers reached the limit of 2 k I will upgrade the plan.
    3-I will use wordpress with special theme to look professional .
    4- I will make video tutorials and professional youtube channel and facebook page .

    That's what I've decided and thanks for every one helped me .

    Only one thing is remaining ( Choose one of the domains )

    Please tell me if you are from USA ,UK , or anyone can help me which name is the best and easy to remember and when you see it you say , yes It's professional I will bookmark it .

    Thank you again and again and waiting for help in the last step to choose the best domain to start and thanks for warrior forum too .
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Franklin
    Omar...

    If you are choosing among the 3 in your original post, I would go with eliteforex.net . It is the most memorable and best describes your content. The other two just don't stand out as much.

    Good Luck!

    Michael
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    • Profile picture of the author Omar Abd Alaziz
      Originally Posted by Michael Franklin View Post

      Omar...

      If you are choosing among the 3 in your original post, I would go with eliteforex.net . It is the most memorable and best describes your content. The other two just don't stand out as much.

      Good Luck!

      Michael
      Thank you Michael , I found that eliteforex. ( Com ) with 500,000 in godaddy
      actually I was working with this domain and some topics was in great ranking in google .

      Really don't know what to do !!
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      • Profile picture of the author Michael Franklin
        Originally Posted by Omar Abd Alaziz View Post

        Thank you Michael , I found that eliteforex. ( Com ) with 500,000 in godaddy
        actually I was working with this domain and some topics was in great ranking in google .

        Really don't know what to do !!
        Actually it is at $50,000! Still, it's very high!

        Have you considered the other domain extensions that are available?
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  • Profile picture of the author Patbinc
    Originally Posted by Omar Abd Alaziz View Post

    Hello .

    forexfighters.Com
    eliteforex.Net
    fx-ninja.Com

    Thank you
    You have basically made up your mind and you already know what you are passionate about. The hesitation is probably due to second guessing yourself and procrastination. You can be sure you will never know what works without actually putting the hesitation aside and taking action.

    Just go ahead and build your products, enough with the hesitation already.

    As for the best URL, I would go with forexfighters.com (just a personal preference). eliteforex sounds like a forex broker (I think there's a broker called elitesomething, wouldn't want to be confused with them).
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    • Profile picture of the author Omar Abd Alaziz
      Originally Posted by Patbinc View Post

      You have basically made up your mind and you already know what you are passionate about. The hesitation is probably due to second guessing yourself and procrastination. You can be sure you will never know what works without actually putting the hesitation aside and taking action.

      Just go ahead and build your products, enough with the hesitation already.

      As for the best URL, I would go with forexfighters.com (just a personal preference). eliteforex sounds like a forex broker (I think there's a broker called elitesomething, wouldn't want to be confused with them).
      Thank you , I have started with it but when i see more suggestions for other links , I stop the postings I'm preparing because of the watermark that is put .


      Originally Posted by Michael Franklin View Post

      Actually it is at $50,000! Still, it's very high!

      Have you considered the other domain extensions that are available?
      Yeah sorry 50 not 500 both are expensive to purchase

      Originally Posted by Moneymaker2012 View Post

      You have a brilliant plan to work on, IMO out of those three names you provided, eliteforex.net looks more decent and seriously professional, but there is one thing about this and that is it's .net part which I seriously doubt that it wouldn't be much success if you choose to do seo for it, however forexfighters.com is little bit spooky but it has advantage of .com so let be honest and adopt forexfighters.com
      I think most of helpful people like you that answered me here say that forexfighters.com is the best , that's what encouraged me to start with .

      But what make me think again is that i asked a broker and he asked about 30 man in forex company all of them are american native and said fx-ninja.com
      that's what make me come back to point zero and ask again !

      Originally Posted by Chris- View Post

      If you are unsure as to whether to do a blog or a forum, do both, and see which gets the best results. It is easy to have a site with a forum, and a WordPress blog installed in its own directory (e.g. yoursite.com/blog) and link the two.

      As for testing the site names, start by putting the same content on each of them, such as a mailing-list form so that people who are interested can leave their email so you tell them when you site is ready. The use AdSense to run identical ads with just the different domain-names, and see which one IN PRACTICE gets the best results. The forward the other two to that one, and get it working well !

      Chris
      I have no prosperity to test , testing means losing time which i don't gave

      Originally Posted by fated82 View Post

      You don't have to limit yourself to those three domains. Check out expireddomains.net.

      You can do a search and find some of the best domains for $10 a year.

      It's free btw, no sign ups, no nothing....
      Awesome , thank you for this share

      Originally Posted by Michael Franklin View Post

      Omar...

      There are actually LOTS of forex domain combinations available. Don't just limit it to the 3. Short, memorable, and easy to spell combinations are out there.
      Thank you Michael but I was asking about the Domains I already have purchased and you know what ! I have purchased them because of this hesitation because I was working with eliteforex.Net
      and some results in page one in google but stopped it to make a one more professional .
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  • Profile picture of the author Moneymaker2012
    You have a brilliant plan to work on, IMO out of those three names you provided, eliteforex.net looks more decent and seriously professional, but there is one thing about this and that is it's .net part which I seriously doubt that it wouldn't be much success if you choose to do seo for it, however forexfighters.com is little bit spooky but it has advantage of .com so let be honest and adopt forexfighters.com
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris-
    If you are unsure as to whether to do a blog or a forum, do both, and see which gets the best results. It is easy to have a site with a forum, and a WordPress blog installed in its own directory (e.g. yoursite.com/blog) and link the two.

    As for testing the site names, start by putting the same content on each of them, such as a mailing-list form so that people who are interested can leave their email so you tell them when you site is ready. The use AdSense to run identical ads with just the different domain-names, and see which one IN PRACTICE gets the best results. The forward the other two to that one, and get it working well !

    Chris
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  • Profile picture of the author fated82
    You don't have to limit yourself to those three domains. Check out expireddomains.net.

    You can do a search and find some of the best domains for $10 a year.

    It's free btw, no sign ups, no nothing....
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  • Profile picture of the author Michael Franklin
    Omar...

    There are actually LOTS of forex domain combinations available. Don't just limit it to the 3. Short, memorable, and easy to spell combinations are out there.
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  • Profile picture of the author Greedy
    I would go with forexfighters.Com

    And both a wordpress blog, and forum as well.
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