Trends are keyword or Industry ideas that are new in the market. They also must be having a promising future ahead. For example, Virtual Reality or VR is a trend. Only after invention of Virtual Reality, the combination of letters “VR” had a meaning
One of the key factor to be successful in domain names industry is to follow patterns. You need to stay ahead of everyone to pounce on the opportunity.
Let’s take a look at some of the latest trends which anyone could have followed to get the better of others in acquiring the digital assets.
Virtual Reality is the latest technology that’s changing the way people interact with the digital world. It’s the underlying technology of next generation Videos, Movies & Games.
Now before virtual reality came into existence the combination of letters V & R meant less. Hence no one would have registered domains like VRmagazine.com, VRcardboard, VRgames.com ..etc.
But with the advent of technology, these names would be required in the industry and hence are an excellent investment opportunity.
The typical domains that would be useful are related to entertainment niche like VRGames.com, VRVideos.com. , VRentertainment.com ..etc .These are keyword domains which would be helpful for companies in marketing their product/service. Similarly to setup a great brand, companies would probably go for shorter ones like 4 Letters or less containing VR ex: VRGO.com, EXVR.com (for Experience VR), VVR.com ..etc.
The best way judge a trend is to monitor its sales. Here are top sales of VR related domains.
Recently sold VR Domains
AR / Augmented Reality
AR / Augmented Reality can be thought of as Technology similar to that of VR but that creates a more realistic world in front of you. The technology consists of superimposing computer generated images on the users view of the real world.
Similar to VR for “AR+ two letters” or “AR+keyword” domains would have higher value/demand if it’s related to entertainment sector. But there can also be various other applications of AR and for that you need to stay updated.
Here are some of the sales of domain names in AR industry
Note :Domain Names used in this post are just for example. I am not associated with any of these domains. Readers discretion is advised while investing in domains.
Source of Domain Sales data : Namebio.com , Shortnames.com
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