“When it comes to top level domain names, some countries are luckier than others”, so says BBC about the top level Internet domain name extensions.
Take the Pacific Ocean island of Tuvalu, for instance, which offers the attractive .tv for the broadcast media Take the Pacific Ocean island of Tuvalu, for instance, which offers the attractive .tv for the broadcast media.
Or Tonga, whose .to domain has spawned sites such as go.to and how.to.
But most fortunate of all countries in the world is Montenegro. This former Yugoslavian province and later part of Serbia that gained independence in 2006, got the .me top level domain name extension as it’s country domain name.
Since going live in 2008, more than 320,000 names have been registered, making it the fastest selling debut top level domain ever.
“It’s short, personal and popular – with names like youand.me and www.whatabout.me.
“It’s being used more than ever as a call-to-action domain, for example www.notify.me.”
“On the first day of the go-live period, we had 50,000 registrations.”
One buyer of the .me domain was Matt Mansell, who purchased www.willshemarry.me.
“A lot of the .me names are actually selling post-purchase at auction for figures like $10,000-$15,000.”
Worth thinking up some good domain names and buying them to resell them later no?
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