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Trump dominates the top 10 trending keywords in .com and .net

The top 10 trending keywords registered in .COM and .NET domain names during the month of January 2017 were published by Verisign, the .com and .net registry.

There were 2 common keyword in the .com and .net lists: Trump and America. Experience shows that 2 or 3 thousand domain registrations are enough to bring a keyword into the top 10.

You can find the list from last month here.

Top 10 Keyword Registration Trends for .COM and .NET in January 2017:



trump trump
america out
wall fundraising
rent living
porn luxury
videos america
cell marijuana
fest property
marin valley
stem this

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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