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Domain name reseller

The Internet is an ever-growing platform that offers new opportunities to make money on the Internet. One of these opportunities is to be a domain name reseller and sell domains to end users, generating revenue from the difference between the wholesale and the retail cost of each domain name. 1000's of domains are registered each and every day, and there are millions of presently active domain names, so this is a flowering business niche that you can become a part of.

Top-Level and Second-Level Domains Names

A domain consists of 2 parts - a top-level domain name (TLD) and a Second-Level Domain (SLD). If we pick domain.com, for instance, ".com" is the Top-Level Domain and "domain" is the second-level domain name.

Generic and Country-Code TLDs

The Top-Level Domains can be generic or country code. The generic TLDs include the most popular domain name extensions like .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, whereas the country-code top-level domain names are made of two-character abbreviations that signify each country. Examples of country-code TLDs are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each Top-Level Domain, whether it is a generic top-level domain name or a country-code top-level domain name, has a Registry - an organization that tackles the registrations and sets the prerequisites that each given Top-Level Domain may impose, like the duration of the registration period or the citizenship of the registrant. Certain Registrar firms work under the Registry. These are the firms that in fact sell the domain name to customers and handle all domain resource records.

Earn Money From Offering Domains

Lots of Registrars have reseller programs that permit individuals to gain money from selling domain names to end clients. If you subscribe to such a program, you can build your own personal online business. Regularly, a domain will be cheaper if it is registered via a reseller rather than if it is obtained directly from the Registrar by an end user. The cause is that resellers can reach more clients in local regions or states where the Registrar may not be known whatsoever. This means more sales for the Registrar, so both sides will benefit from that. Your profit will be the difference between the price that the user pays and the one that the Registrar levies for the domain registration.

Sell Top-Level Domain Names Under Your Very Own Personal Brand

When you sign up for a domain reseller program, you will obtain a hosting CP where you can choose the prices for the various TLDs that the Registrar provides. Most corporations also provide billing management software and design skins for your online shop, and the automation of the whole process combined with the big demand for domains make the domain reseller market so attractive. You will either receive a ready-made site and avail of the Registrar platform to resell domain names, or they will offer you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can make your very own web portal and order form. Commonly, you have the option to decide between the two possibilities, so it all revolves around how advanced you are in these matters. As a domain name reseller, you will do business under your very own personal brand and not under the Registrar's.

Gain Money From Offering Web Space Hosting Plans As Well

An appropriate supplement to your domain reseller business would be to sell web hosting accounts as well. Thus, you can give a package deal to clients who would like to establish their web site and demand both a domain name and a web space hosting plan. Some companies furnish such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for instance, you can buy a Virtual Dedicated Server or a dedicated server, and they will also offer you a domain reseller account and free-of-charge billing management software to bill your customers. You can then sell Top-Level Domains and shared website hosting packages to clients, and since they provide lots of different domain extensions, you will be able to provide domain and hosting services to clients from all around the world.