Verisign Reports Trending Keywords In .COM & .NET Domain Names (Trump, Cuba)

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The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of March 2016 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry..

“Trump” made the list once again at number 2 this time. “Trump” was number 1 in the February report. Donald Trump must not be so happy with all these domain names incorporating his name being registered. Trump has a lot of enemies both in the Democratic and the Republican party. He doesn’t want any more websites criticizing him.

Donald Trump has not made any cybersquatting complaints using the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) since July 2015 when he won the dispute for the domain name TrumpPalace.com.

Both “Trump” and “Cuba” were also listed in the July 2015 keyword report. “Bot” is the only keyword that is listed in both the .com and the .net top 10 reports.

Top 10 Keyword Registration Trends for .COM and .NET in February 2016:top10-trending-march-2016

If you’d like to do your own domain name keyword research, check out Verisign Domain View, a tool that allows you to enter keywords to see registration trends in .COM and .NET.

These are not the top 10 keywords but rather the keywords that saw the highest increase in terms of domain name registrations. Each list was developed by examining keyword registration growth relative to the preceding month, such that those keywords with the highest percentage of registration growth are being reported on. This method is used to eliminate commonly registered keywords, such as “online” and “shop,” to provide a true look at monthly trends.

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About Konstantinos Zournas

Konstantinos studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London and lives in Athens, Greece. He works on domain names, websites and software development. Has been online since 1995 & domaining since 2002.

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