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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Verisign Q4 2016 Domain Name Industry Brief: Internet Grows to 329.3 Million Domain Names

Today, we released the latest issue of the Domain Name Industry Brief, which showed that the internet grew by 2.3 million domain names in the fourth quarter of 2016, and closed with a base of 329.3 million domain names across all top-level domains (TLDs).1,2 This is a 6.8 percent increase, year over year.1,2

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Using December .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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8 Tips to Find Your Perfect .Com Domain Name

So you’ve decided that you want a domain name, congrats!

Your first instinct is probably to register your domain name with a .com domain name extension. With nearly 30 years of top-tier news, entertainment and businesses associated with .com, it has become one of the most versatile, trusted and recognizable domain name extensions around the world. Every Fortune 500 company and many of the top startups have .com domain names. And domain and branding experts agree that a .com domain name is preferred over other domain names.

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Why .Com is the Venture Capital Community’s Power Player

Article from Cara Hayes, Verisign director of digital marketing, previously published in WIRED.

The Venture Capital (VC) community is well aware of the value of a great domain name. In a recent essay, Paul Graham, venture capitalist and co-founder of the Y Combinator seed capital firm said, “The problem with not having the .com of your name is that it signals weakness.” It’s no wonder that 100 percent of the top 20 Y Combinator companies by valuation have the .com of their name.

Recent data shows that .com is the most popular domain extension for funded startups. That’s because its global recognition and unmatched security, stability and reliability lends instant credibility to brands associated with a .com domain name.

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