Ever wanted to check if your name or your business & brand name is available on multiple social networks or not. If your answer is yes, then I have got a bunch of websites which can help you do so.
Here is a curated list of 6 free websites which lets you check if your name is available on multiple social networks or not. To do this, you have to simply enter your name or your business name on these websites, and the availability results will auto-generate in no time. Some of these websites also check domain name & trademark availability and support more than 500 social networks including blogging, bookmarking, business, community, entertainment, and more.
Social Available is one of the simplest websites which helps you check your username or brand name availability on popular social networks. It supports 6 of the most trending and polar social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, Instagram, and Flickr. Simply visit the website and enter any username on the search bar. After that, hit the “Check” button to get the result instantly. This website automatically analyzes the username across these 6 social networks and gives you the availability status.
If the username is available on any of the sites, then you will see a “Sign Up” button or else a “Check” button. Clicking the check button will redirect you to the (occupied) profile of that particular social network.
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KnowEm is probably one of the best websites which lets you easily check usernames availability across 500+ social networks. Initially, when you feed the username, it will show the result for the popular social networks like Facebook, Pinterest, Tumblr, etc. And if you wish to check your name’s availability on more than 500 sites, then simply use the advanced search function. The category page will open up with dozens of social network categories such as business, blogging, bookmarking, entertainment, health, design, community, and more along with the associated websites. Feed your desired username and hit the “Check this Category” button to check name’s availability on any specific social network category.
If your username (or business name) is available on any social network, then you will see the “Available” link adjacent to each social network. In addition to that, it also shows the domain and trademark availability for your username or brand name.
NameChecklist is another simple website to check you name’s availability on social networks. Actually, it takes your username and matches it with 12 popular websites named, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, LinkedIn, Last.FM, Foursquare, YouTube, Gowalla, Netlog, MySpace, Joind.ln, and Delicious. If the name is available, then it shows a “tick” with register option and a “cross” with visit option if not available. It also shows the availability status in percentage. Visit option can be used to view the profile of the person or brand which has occupied the username.
Other than that, it checks domain name availability with extensions like .com, .net, .org, .co.uk, and more for the name you’ve entered. Another great feature is that it also shows the name density on the search engine and media like Google, Yahoo, YouTube, and Flickr.
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NameChk is another useful website which gives you a quick-glance of the availability status of any name or business title. It supports more than 90 social networks including Facebook, Ebay, Basecamp, Yelp, Twitter, GitHub, etc. To check availability, simply feed any name on the search bar and press enter. The result is generated instantly and all the websites where the name is available will be highlighted as shown in the above screenshot. It also has an option to sort the results by rank such that the top social networks are displayed first.
If you want to register your name with the available websites, then click the respective highlighted website to visit the homepage and register. Apart from that, it also shows if there is any domain name or trademark available with the name entered. Another useful feature of this website is that you can export all the results as CSV files to view them later.
CheckUsernames is another core website to check your brand name or username availability status on different social networks. It checks across more than 160 websites of different categories like community, software, streaming, travel, blogs, and much more. The database includes almost all the trending and famous sites like YouTube, CNET, Theme Forest, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Bit.ly, and so on.
The working of this website is pretty simple, as all you need to do is feed the name on the input field and hit the “Check User Name” button. As soon as you do that, the entire page will show all the websites including the ones where the username is not available. One thing I found interesting is that when you hover the mouse on any website name, it shows the description of that particular website.
ClaimBrand is another online tool that checks your name availability on multiple social networks. The best part is that it supports more than 1000 websites including WordPress, BlogSpot, AskFm, Opera, Disqus, Hulu, Gamespot, and more. If your name is available on any social network, then you will be able to see a “Claim” button which can be used to visit the homepage of that site and register. Whereas, if the name is not available then there will be a visit button to view the occupied profile.
At first, it will show availability status for some popular websites. If you want to view for more then click the “Check Availability on all 1000+ websites” option.
My Final Verdict:
If you’re looking for websites to check whether your name or your brand name is available on multiple social networks or not, then this list of websites are definitely for you. You can simply enter any name and get the availability status result in no time. My favorite one is Social Available as it includes only 6 websites that I use most.
The one thing that I liked most about all these websites is that I can check availability status without even registering or signing up.