New gTLD Report – October 2018

Along with the launch of the all new Plesk VPS hosting, the month of October did witness gradual improvements in the registration numbers of the new gTLDs as compared to the month of September. While registrations for .LIFE  climbed 18%, .LIVE witnessed a 103% jump in its numbers. With a considerable spike in its registrations, .TOP was able to secure the third spot during the month of October. Let’s dig in further into the trending new gTLDs!

Here’s a peek at the new gTLDs that made it to the top during the month of October:

*Registration Numbers Facilitated by ResellerClub

.XYZ:  It was the global market that boosted the registrations for .XYZ during the month of October. The promo price of $0.99 drove the registrations of this new gTLD and helped it retain its top spot on the list. .XYZ was able to grab a 21% share of the total new gTLDs registered in the month of October.

.ICU: With a 11% jump in its registration numbers, .ICU was able to move up a rank and thus landed the second spot in the list of new gTLDs registered. It is the increasing popularity of this new gTLD in the China markets that has assisted it in grabbing a 14% share of the total new gTLDs registered. .ICU was being sold at a promo price of $0.99 during the month of October.

.TOP:  The promo price of $1.59 boosted the registrations of this new gTLD during the month of October. .TOP took the number three spot on the list by grabbing a 11% share of the new gTLDs registered. The increasing registrations in the global market has helped .TOP climb up the list month on month.

.SITE: Being a recent entrant in the top 5, this new gTLDs has been able to hold onto its spot with a 10% share of the total new gTLDs registered. The promo price of $4.99 surged sales of this new gTLD in the global market and helped fuel its registrations during the month of October.

.ONLINE: Following the trend with .XYZ and .TOP, is .ONLINE that has consistently been able to hold onto a spot in the top 5 list of the new gTLDs registered. This Radix new gTLD that was running at a promo price of $6.99 was able to grab a 5% share of the total new gTLDs registered.

Apart from the top 5, there has been noticeable changes among the new gTLDs that made it to the top 15. .LIFE has again been successful in moving up a rank to the sixth spot with a 18% spike in its registrations. Following its suite has been the new gTLD, .LIVE which saw its registration numbers soaring 103% during the month of October. Having no new entrants during the month, it can be concluded that these top 15 new gTLDs have shown consistent improvements in registration numbers as compared to the previous month.

Here’s a peek into the exciting domain promos lined up during the month of November:

  • Reseller the all time trending .XYZ at just $0.99
  • Help your customers establish their start-up business online with a .CO web address at just $2.79!
  • Expand your customer’s business in the Asian subcontinents with a .ASIA at just $0.99.

And that’s it folks! You can check out all our trending domain promos here and get the right one for your customer’s business.

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Nishreen Bandukwala

Nishreen Bandukwala

Nishreen is a social media associate.She enjoys watching movies and reading and loves all kinds of stationery.