Verisign is starting a monthly blog series on the top 10 keyword trends in .com and .net. With the recent news of Microsoft’s Hololens, the top keyword for January was Holo, followed by block and then glitter on the heels of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com.
We have shown in the past that there is a correlation between domain name registrations and newsworthy and popular events, as well as anticipated trends. In 2014, we looked at Bitcoin as an example of how domain registrations could be an effective gauge of interest in a particular subject. Previously, we showed how domain buyers reacted to the U.S. government shutdown and how royal baby fever was reflected by domain registrations when Prince George was born in mid-2013 to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
Top 10 Keyword Registration Trends for .COM and .NET in January 2015: