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Domain name reseller

The World Wide Web is an ever-increasing community that supplies new possibilities to earn money on the Web. One of these opportunities is to be a domain reseller and sell domains to end clients, generating profit from the difference between the wholesale and the retail cost of each and every domain name. 1000's of domain names are registered every day, and there are 1 000 000's of currently active domains, so this is a growing marketing niche that you can become engaged in.

Top-Level and Second-Level Domains Names

A domain is composed of 2 components - a Top-Level Domain (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). If we pick domain.com, for example, ".com" is the Top-Level Domain and "domain" is the SLD.

Generic and Country-Code Top-Level Domains

The top-level domain names can be generic or country code. The generic TLDs include the most widespread domain extensions such as .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, whereas the country-code Top-Level Domains contain 2-character abbreviations that correspond to each country. Examples of country-code Top-Level Domains are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each TLD, whether it is a generic TLD or a country-code one, has a Registry - an institution that administers the registrations and sets the preconditions that each concrete Top-Level Domain may contain, among them the duration of the registration period or the citizenship of the registrant. A number of Registrar corporations operate under the Registry. These are the firms that actually offer the domain name to clients and manage all DNS records.

Make Revenue From Trading Domains

Plenty of Registrars have reseller programs that allow people to make revenue from offering domains to end clients. If you register with such a program, you can launch your very own personal electronic business. Usually, a domain name will cost less if it is registered through a reseller rather than if it is purchased directly from the Registrar by an end client. The reason is that resellers can contact more individuals in regional communities or states where the Registrar may not be known at all. This implies more sales for the Registrar, so both parties will earn a profit from that. Your profit will be the difference between the price that the customer pays and the one that the Registrar charges for the domain registration.

Sell Top-Level Domains On Behalf Of Your Own Trademark Name

When you subscribe to a domain name reseller program, you will receive a CP where you can select the prices for the different top-level domain names that the Registrar offers. Most companies also provide billing management software and web templates for your virtual store, and the automation of the entire procedure coupled with the vast demand for domains make the domain reseller business niche so desirable. You will either get a pre-made website and make use of the Registrar platform to resell domains, or they will offer you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can build your own web portal and order form. Traditionally, you have the option to choose between the two options, so it all revolves around how skilled you are in these matters. As a domain name reseller, you will operate under your own personal brand name and not under the Registrar's.

Gain Money From Promoting Website Hosting Accounts Too

A good addition to your domain reseller business would be to sell web hosting plans too. Thereby, you can give a package deal to clients who wish to make their web site and need both a domain name and a web page hosting package. Given firms have such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for instance, you can run a VPS or a dedicated server, and they will also offer you a domain name reseller account and free-of-cost invoice management software to charge your customers. You can then offer Top-Level Domains and shared web hosting packages to clients, and since they offer many different domain extensions, you will be able to provide domain name and hosting services to customers from all around the world.