ME Premium Domain Names are highly valuable .ME domains often found in common language, such as keywords, abbreviations or call-to-action domains which naturally create a catchy marketing message. They are reserved for the most innovative ideas and businesses out there, and that just might be you!
To date, hundreds of .ME premium names have been already turned into successful online services generating millions in revenue. But there is also plenty of them left waiting for a team of seasoned entrepreneurs with disruptive ideas.
Throughout June and July 2008, multiple land rush applications were received, which resulted in more than 2,500 land rush auctions that were held during July and August 2008.
During the .me land rush auction period, more than US$2,000,000 was generated with names like insure.me and sync.me going to the highest bidder.
On 17 July 2008, registrations of .me domains were made available for all unreserved .me domains via various registrars.
At the beginning of August 2008, 100,000 .me domain names were registered. Sources say part of the worldwide appeal for the .me domain is the marketing aspect.
In 2008 in terms of the number of Web pages indexed by Google among all TLDs, .me sites have enjoyed the fastest growth with more than 50% a month. In the same year, .me topped its potential rivals .mobi and .asia in Alexa Internet top one million websites with 341 .me sites versus 233 .mobi sites and 86 .asia sites. The extra potential of .me is revealed considering the fact that .mobi was launched two years before .me and .asia four months before .me.
By the middle of February 2009, 200,000 .me domain names were registered.
On 15 May 2009, the number of registered .me domain names rose to 250,000.
In less than a year .me became more popular than .asia, .jobs, .coop, .aero, .int, .mil, .museum, .name, .pro, .tel, .travel, and 200 other country code top-level domains.
By 2010, over 320,000 .me domains had been purchased, making it the fastest-selling top-level domain in history.
By March 30th, 2016 the .ME domain space had reached over 1 million domain registrations.