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.me domain: rank with .me

This was one of the fastest-selling top-level domains in history. It is a ccTLD for Montenegro, but for memorability in a name? Who doesn’t want “me”? This one can be a goldmine.


This was one of the fastest-selling top-level domains in history. It’s curious because it doesn’t signal anything except “me”. Maybe that’s not so odd. It ranks as a ccTLD and also as a gTLD because of its extensive international uptake.

.me is the ccTLD for Montenegro, in southeast Europe on the Adriatic coast of the Balkans. This was assigned after it became an independent nation in 2006. In 2008, the government decided it would be available internationally, and sh^% got real. Verb and noun combinations were infinite. Even the film Despicable Me got in on the fun with

This domain extension is also a hot pick for online journals and personal web pages that have no commercial intent. Makes sense.

What is a gTLD?

A generic top-level domain (gTLD), is the last part of the domain, like .com. Since over 100 million .com domains are registered, icann (the entity responsible for domain names) voted to allow more TLDs to be created. Hundreds of new gTLDs are now available.

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We automatically apply a discount when you register your first .com at GoDaddy. It will only cost $4.99–plus an $0.18 icann fee. Visa, MasterCard, amex, and PayPal are accepted.