Verisign Q4 2017 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 332.4 Million Domain Name Registrations in the Fourth Quarter of 2017

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the fourth quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 332.4 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  an increase of  approximately 1.7 million domain name registrations as of Dec. 31, 2017.1,2 This is a 0.5 percent increase over the third quarter of 2017 and a 0.9 percent increase, year over year. 1,2

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3 Ways to Use a Domain Name for Business Today

Registering a domain name is one of the first steps to starting a new business. That’s because whatever name you choose will represent your business’s space on the internet – and, possibly, a customer’s first impression of your company.

But once you have that domain name, what do you do? Don’t stress over building your online space. You can start using your domain name right away. Here are three ways to do it.

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Verisign Q3 2017 Domain Name Industry Brief: 330.7 Million Domain Names on the Internet in the Third Quarter of 2017

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the third quarter of 2017 closed with approximately 330.7 million domain name registrations across all top-level domains (TLDs),  a decrease of  approximately 1.2 million domain name registrations as of Sept. 30, 2017.1,2 This is a 0.4. percent decrease over the second quarter of 2017 and a 1.1 percent increase, year over year. 1,2

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Verisign Launches NameStudio to Help Businesses and Individuals Find a Great Domain Name for Their Online Presence

Today, Verisign introduced NameStudioTM, a new easy-to-use domain name brainstorming service designed to enable startups, small businesses and individuals to find great domain names for their business or ideas. The company will showcase the power of this new service at Techweek Los Angeles on Nov. 14-16, 2017.

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Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 331.9 Million Domain Names in the Second Quarter of 2017

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the internet grew by approximately 1.3 million domain names in the second quarter of 2017, and closed with a base of 331.9 million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs).1,2 This is a 2.1 percent increase, year over year. 1,2

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Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 330.6 Million Domain Names in Q1 2017

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the internet grew by approximately 1.3 million domain names in the first quarter of 2017, and closed with a base of 330.6 million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs).1,2 This is a 3.7 percent increase, year over year.1,2

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Using March .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net domain names in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to discover domain names that are available by entering a combination of the keywords into DomainScope, Verisign’s domain name generator that helps find creative suggestions for domain names.

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Using February .Com Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net domain names in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to see what available domain names I could discover by entering a combination of the keywords into DomainScope, Verisign’s domain name generator that helps find creative suggestions for domain names.

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Using January .Com and .Net Registration Trends to Discover Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Verisign publishes a monthly blog post series that identifies the top 10 trending keywords registered in .com and .net in English during the preceding month. Given the popularity of these terms, I thought it would be interesting to see what available domain names I could discover by entering a combination of the .com keywords into DomainScope, Verisign’s domain name generator that helps find creative domain name suggestions.

Based on the keywords published this month, below is a list of my top 10 favorite .com domain names that were recently available containing these and other popular keywords.

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