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Trending keywords in .COM & .NET domain names (cannabis, marijuana, weed, pot)

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

There are no common keywords in the .com and .net lists. It is like these are in 2 different worlds altogether. .Com is full of cannabis, marijuana, weed, and pot related keywords that are connected with the cannabis legislation is the United States and of course “pixel” that is related to the new mobile phone by Google. .Net has keywords that are more tech and business related.

This is the list from last month with many keywords related to self driving cars.

Top 10 Keyword Registration Trends for .COM and .NET in October 2016:



cannabis marketing
marijuana top
corporation trade
fan finance
weed games
network video
pot blog
cellular clinic
memory data
pixel money

These are not the top 10 keywords overall but rather the keywords that saw the highest increase in terms of domain name registrations in the past month. 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.

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.


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

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