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Domain name reseller

The World Wide Web is an ever-enlarging community that provides new options to make money online. One of these ways is to become a domain reseller and offer domain names to end clients, earning revenue from the difference between the wholesale and the retail cost of each and every domain name. Thousands of domain names are registered each day, and there are 1 000 000's of currently functioning domains, so this is an increasing business niche that you can become a part of.

Top-Level and Second-Level Domains Names

A domain includes 2 parts - a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). If we take domain.com, for example, ".com" is the top-level domain name and "domain" is the SLD.

Generic and Country-Code Top-Level Domain Names

The top-level domain names can be generic or country code. The generic Top-Level Domains comprise the most common domain name extensions like .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, while the country-code TLDs contain 2-letter abbreviations that stand for each country. Instances of country-code top-level domain names are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each Top-Level Domain, whether it is a generic TLD or a country-code Top-Level Domain, has a Registry - an institution that is responsible for the registrations and determines the preconditions that each particular TLD may entail, including the length of the registration period or the citizenship of the registrant. A number of Registrar corporations operate under the Registry. These are the companies that actually offer the domain name to clients and manage all domain name resource records.

Make Revenue From Reselling Domain Names

Numerous Registrars have reseller programs that enable individuals to earn money from selling domain names to end users. If you subscribe to such a program, you can kickstart your own web business. Regularly, a domain will cost less if it is registered via a reseller rather than if it is obtained straight from the Registrar by an end user. The cause is that resellers can reach more people in local communities or states where the Registrar may not be popular at all. This means more sales for the Registrar, so both parties will cash in on that. Your revenue will be the difference between the price that the client pays and the one that the Registrar imposes for the domain registration.

Sell TLDs Under Your Personal Brand Name

When you register with a domain name reseller program, you will have a web site hosting Control Panel where you can choose the prices for the different TLDs that the Registrar offers. Most corporations also offer invoice management software and web design themes for your online store, and the automation of the entire process combined with the growing demand for domain names render the domain name reseller market niche so desirable. You will either receive a pre-made site and use the Registrar platform to sell domains, or they will offer you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can set up your own website and form for placing orders. Commonly, you have the option to pick between the 2 alternatives, so it all depends on how practiced you are in these issues. As a domain name reseller, you will work under your very own personal brand name and not on behalf of the Registrar's.

Gain Revenue From Trading Hosting Plans As Well

A nice addition to your domain name reseller business would be to sell web hosting solutions as well. In this way, you can offer a package deal to users who desire to build their site and require both a domain name and a web hosting plan. Certain corporations have such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for example, you can buy a Virtual Server or a dedicated server, and they will also give you a domain name reseller account and free invoice management software to charge your clients. You can then sell top-level domain names and shared web hosting packages to customers, and since they offer a lot of different domain extensions, you will be able to provide domain and hosting services to customers from all around the globe.