Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA)

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TRENDING KEYWORDS FOR DOMAIN REGISTRATIONS

With more than 300 million domain names registered globally, there are numerous examples of trending keywords reflected by domain name registrations.

The penetration and growth of technology have shown that there is a correlation between domain name registrations growth and popular events, as well as anticipated trends.

With trending words/topics, the .ng ccTLD provides Registrants with ample opportunities to register domain names with the words/topics that trend. Domain names from trending words/topics are usually in high demand. These names might just present the right business opportunities. Making a judgemental call on what would catch the fancy of the market can be quite tricky, which can be used as a creative name for domains, startups and/or a brand.

As words are trending, they are being registered as domain names and they can turn out to be premium domain investments. A recent study  by Verisign in April 2019, listed  mega, blues, rehab, earth, etc as amongst trending words, available for domain registrations.

NiRA publishes monthly domain report which shows monthly increase in the number of domain registrations. And amongst these registered names, we have seen trending words/catchy phrases. At the moment, there about 140,000 domain names registered under the .ng ccTLD. The good part of this, is that there are a large number of domains available for registration; therefore  most of the trending words can still be registered.

Below are list trending keywords for April 2019 as reveal be Verisign. Registrants are encouraged to register these names in line with NiRA policies under the .ng ccTLD.

rehab

freedom

drug

repro

centers

earth

alcohol

tell

treatment

names

addiction

buyer

rated

duct

materials

mega

blues

seller

when

goods