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Domain name reseller

The Internet is an ever-flourishing community that provides new options to earn cash on the Internet. One of them is to become a domain name reseller and offer domains to end users, making revenue from the difference between the wholesale and the retail price of each domain name. 1000's of domain names are registered each and every day, and there are 1 000 000's of currently active domains, so this is an expanding marketing niche that you can become engaged in.

TLDs and SLDs

A domain name involves two entities - a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). If we pick domain.com, for example, ".com" is the Top-Level Domain and "domain" is the second-level domain name.

Generic and Country-Code Top-Level Domains

The Top-Level Domains can be generic or country code. The gTLDs comprise the most widespread domain name extensions like .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, whereas the country-code Top-Level Domains include two-character abbreviations that symbolize each country. Examples of country-code top-level domain names are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each top-level domain name, whether it is a generic TLD or a ccTLD, has a Registry - an organization that deals with the registrations and sets the requirements that each given top-level domain name may impose, such as the duration of the registration term or the residency of the registrant. A number of Registrar firms operate under the Registry. These are the firms that actually sell the domain name to clients and administer all DNS resource records.

Earn Money From Reselling Domain Names

A lot of Registrars have reseller programs that enable people to make profit from selling domain names to end clients. If you sign up for such a program, you can commence your very own personal electronic business. Typically, a domain will be cheaper if it is registered via a reseller rather than if it is purchased directly from the Registrar by an end client. The cause is that resellers can reach more individuals in regional communities or states where the Registrar may not be popular at all. This implies more sales for the Registrar, so both parties will make a profit from that. Your profit will be the difference between the price that the client pays and the one that the Registrar levies for the domain registration.

Trade Domain Names On Behalf Of Your Personal Brand

When you register with a domain name reseller program, you will have a web site hosting CP where you can set the prices for the individual Top-Level Domains that the Registrar provides. Most firms also offer invoice transaction software and site layouts for your virtual shop, and the automation of the whole process combined with the expanding demand for domains render the domain name reseller industry so desirable. You will either acquire a pre-developed website and use the Registrar system to sell domains, or they will give you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can build your own personal web site and order form. Typically, you have the opportunity to select between the two options, so it all revolves around how trained you are in these affairs. As a domain name reseller, you will sell on behalf of your personal trademark name and not under the Registrar's.

Gain Revenue From Offering Hosting Packages As Well

A logical supplement to your domain reseller business would be to sell web hosting packages as well. In this way, you can give a package deal to persons who desire to run their web portal and demand both a domain and a web space hosting package. Some firms provide such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for instance, you can buy a VPS or a dedicated server, and they will also offer you a domain reseller account and cost-free invoicing transaction software to charge your clients. You can then offer TLDs and shared web hosting packages to customers, and since they offer many diverse domain extensions, you will be able to provide domain and hosting services to users from all around the globe.