Lots of blockchain related domains were registered in .com in August.
Verisign has published the list of “trending keywords” in new .com registrations last month. Keywords on the list doesn’t come as a huge surprise.
Words related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies dominated the charts: crypto, bit, block and chain. Houston and Harvey were also on the list thanks to Hurricane Harvey. You can bet that keywords related to Hurricane Irma will be on the list for September.
As a reminder, this list includes words that had the biggest increase in registrations from one month to the next. They do not represent the most popular keywords in new .com registrations.
Here’s the list: