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“.ME” Domain Landrush: 3 Weeks Left to Pre-Register!

By on June 3, 2008

The .ME domain name landrush is on! Anyone may apply for a .ME domain name during this period. After Landrush closes, domain names requested by multiple parties will be auctioned between the requesting parties.

Promising Poll Answers

In a recent poll featured for several weeks on DotSauce.com over half of participating readers responded that they would in-fact register a .ME domain name!

Pricing and the Future of .ME

The cost of pre-registration (landrush) for .ME domain names is $49/year and a two-year minimum registration requirement. So, to pre-register a .ME domain it will cost you roughly $100.

Seems pricey… but consider that you will have first pick from the best .ME domains, so choose which names you pre-register wisely! You will have two full years for the .ME extension to emerge and grow in popularity. Plenty of time to develop a branded business or generate some revenue.

Premium .ME domains such as Fly.ME, Drive.ME, Contact.ME will be auctioned off by GoDaddy with expected impressive sales numbers that will surely draw attention and raise the market value of all .ME domains.

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Click Here to Pre-Order Your .ME Domain!

.ME Domains Managed by GoDaddy

Here are some key points of value pointed out in a previous announcement that GoDaddy will be managing .ME with Affilias.

  • Will not be restricted, anyone in the world can claim one.
  • GoDaddy will use its marketing muscle to globally promote it.
  • Many languages contain the word “me” with various catchy meanings.
  • Huge branding potential for English speaking countries.
  • All registrars will be invited to resell the .ME extension.

Pre-Order Your .ME Domain @ GoDaddy Now

We’d love to hear your feedback, please leave a comment below with any thoughts and ideas for the .ME domain extension.

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About Mark Fulton

Mark is the Founder of DotSauce Magazine and a full time web developer, domain investor, SEO and online marketing professional residing in North Carolina, USA. Visit MarkFulton.com for information on freelance website development, SEO and consultation services.