A look at which new top level domains are selling.
Donuts published its Domain Trend Report for September this week. The company doesn’t disclose sale prices but its lists are still helpful to understand what’s selling and trending in new top level domains.
The top five premium domain name registrations (by price) last month were:
Four of these seem like natural left-right combinations. Brief.news is backward, although it could be used for a site that has concise news bits.
Two single letter registrations — i.management and o.solutions — were also among the top 20.
It’s also interesting to see which words are most commonly being registered as second level domains in Donuts’ 200+ top level domains:
You’ll notice that most of these are also top level domain names. Registries chose many of the TLDs they applied for based on usage as second level domains, which shows that people register similar keywords in .com vs. new TLDs.
More data is available here.