Dot ME is a domain extension that isn’t just an afterthought in collecting the domains that represent your company; its merit is built into the personalization factor. Short and sweet, Dot ME has built in appeal in that it is easy to remember and for marketing a website, that’s half the job done. One company that makes the appeal so apparent is Formspring.me. Even though they own the Dot Com Net and Org, they have chosen to redirect to Formspring.me. Now that says a lot doesn’t it?
Dot ME’s are ranking as high as Dot Com, Net and Org. The proof is in the numbers, shown in an updated website popularity ranking of of the domains out of the top 1 million websites provided by Alexa:
Does that mean that your company should gather up Dot Me domains left and right? According to reliable Silicon Valley sources that wish to remain anonymous, large firms are selecting good Dot Me domains over Dot Com’s for the built in personalization factor alone. Dot Com will continue to rule the roost, but the New ME Generation is here.