The .ME registry held back several premium .ME names and every once in awhile, dozens of the premium names go up for auction. .ME domains are not for everyone, but they definitely have social appeal and make easy domain hacks since the character extensions can be used to create a phrase like: DontLeave.me. Domainers like Bruce Marler run businesses on .ME. Even major brands such as WordPress (WP.me) and Facebook (FB.me) use the extensions to promote their products.
While every extension has its backers, there certainly seems to be interest in .ME. Previous sales include Date.me ($70,000), Cloud.me ($22,500), Teach.me ($20,100), Buy.me ($17,500), Marry.me ($12,000) and Show.me ($10,000).
While many of those sales sit parked, Show.me actually launched a website which is currently in Private Beta called Show.me – Real Estate Gone Social. The sales pitch for the site is:
Show.Me is taking online real estate to the next level! Since we are all different, it’s only natural that we would have different real estate needs. Show.Mm is the first online real estate platform that personalizes your user experience and brings you the answers, connections and tools you need. Even if you are not Internet savvy, Show.Me provides you a step by step guide to taking full control of your real estate activities easily.
Unreleased .ME Domains at Auction
NameJet is holding a .ME auction for domain names that have never been released. The auction starts February 19th, but you can start bidding now. Here’s a sample of the names going for auction: