April might have passed in quarantine and lockdown amidst the COVID-19 pandemic yet it continued to sound promising when it came to the online industry! From .SITE claiming the top spot with a staggering 251% spike in its registrations to .XYZ and .SPACE retaining their third and fourth positions respectively, and with 365% hike in its registration count .TOP made it to the top 5 list for the first time since the start of 2020 during the month of April, all-in-all these new gTLDs continued to trend and make an impact. Along with this, .ICU witnessed a 90% jump in its registration numbers and can be attributed to the increase in the overall number of new gTLD registrations.
Let us now take a quick look at the top 15 new gTLDs that made it to the list in April.
*Registration Numbers Facilitated by ResellerClub
.SITE: With a leap of 251% in their total registration count, .SITE was able to secure the top spot in the top 15 new gTLD registrations in the month of April. This new gTLD was running at a promo price of $5.99 and the Global markets* can be credited for .SITE reaching the top position.
.ONLINE: Priced at a promo price of $6.99 .ONLINE secured the second spot by grabbing a 14% share in the overall new gTLDs registered in April. The Global markets* can be credited for the maximum number of registrations.
.XYZ: .XYZ has held onto its third spot second time in a row on the trending new gTLD list. The discounted price of $0.99 has helped this new gTLD to score 8% of the overall new gTLD registrations with majority registration credited to the Global markets*.
.SPACE: This new gTLD has consistently been able to retain its fourth spot in the new gTLD list. The promo price of $0.99 has aided .SPACE to jump its registration count by 54% in the month of April. The Global markets* can be credited with the maximum number of registrations.
.TOP: .TOP was running at a price of $7.99 and was able to secure the fifth spot in the top 15 list for the first time in 2020. The new gTLD witnessed a humongous leap of 365% in its registration count. The China market can be credited for the increase in the registration numbers of .TOP.
Apart from the top 5, .ICU and .STORE saw a spike of 90% and 34% in their registration numbers respectively in the month of April. Furthermore, .LIFE saw a jump of 31% in its overall registration count with maximum registrations credit to the Brazil market. Along with this, .LIFE, .LIVE .and .HOST each moved one position ahead in the month of April.
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*Global market – US, Australia, Canada, Sri Lanka, Thailand and others fall under the global markets.