Verisign’s Trending Keywords Report for January 2019

Keto Steals the Show: Top Verisign’s Trending Keywords Report for January

Yup, it’s the second week of the month and you know what time it is, right?  That’s right!  It’s time for Verisign’s Top Trending Keywords Report.

Moments ago, Verisign published to its blog January’s trending keywords registered for .com and .net domains.

This month’s list of keywords is interesting, to say the least.  None of these keywords — keto, crew, property, and designs — have anything in common at first glance.

Out of all the keywords in both .com and .net listings, keto is the only keyword listed in both columns. As you can see in the image below, Google Trends displays keto as highly trending, especially in the last 2 years and counting.

Google Trends: Keto

Of course, I took it a step further to combine keto with the remaining list of keywords to discover which domains were registered and available for purchase.

Below is what I discovered (* denotes domains available for purchase at the time of publication):

Honestly, I was surprised to discover 8 out of the 18 (44%) domains containing keto as a keyword at the beginning were registered domains.

Who would register,, and

I’ll leave you to ponder and answer this question among many others.

Thanks and that’s all for now.  Stay tuned for next month’s list!

Verisign’s Trending Keywords Report for January 2019

Written by Alvin Brown
He's an experienced and passionate serial entrepreneur, founder and publisher of Kickstart Commerce. Alvin possesses a great love for startups dominating their market using profitable digital strategies for greater commerce.