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Domain name reseller

The Internet is an ever-flourishing community that supplies new opportunities to make cash online. One of these possibilities is to become a domain name reseller and offer domain names to end clients, generating profit from the difference between the wholesale and the retail price of each domain name. 1000's of domain names are registered every day, and there are 1 000 000's of presently functioning domains, so this is a growing marketing niche that you can become involved in.

TLDs and SLDs

A domain involves 2 pieces - a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). If we take domain.com, for instance, ".com" is the top-level domain name 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 generic Top-Level Domains comprise the most conventional domain extensions like .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, whereas the country-code Top-Level Domains are made of 2-character abbreviations that stand for each country. Examples of country-code Top-Level Domains are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each top-level domain name, whether it is a gTLD or a ccTLD, has a Registry - an institution that administers the registrations and sets the requirements that each concrete top-level domain name may impose, such as the length of the registration period or the residency of the registrant. A number of Registrar firms operate under the Registry. These are the companies that actually offer the domain name to customers and manage all domain name resource records.

Earn Money From Reselling Domains

A lot of Registrars have reseller programs that permit individuals to make revenue from selling domain names to end users. If you register with such a program, you can set up your own e-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 customer. The reason is that resellers can reach more customers in regional districts or countries where the Registrar may not be popular whatsoever. This means more sales for the Registrar, so both parties will profit from that. Your profit will be the difference between the price that the client pays and the one that the Registrar charges for the domain name registration.

Sell TLDs On Behalf Of Your Very Own Personal Trademark Name

When you register with a domain name reseller program, you will receive a web page hosting CP where you can fix the prices for the specific top-level domain names that the Registrar offers. Most firms also offer billing management software and web design themes for your online shop, and the automation of the entire process coupled with the proliferating demand for domain names make the domain reseller business so alluring. You will either get a pre-developed website and avail of the Registrar platform to resell domains, or they will offer you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can set up your own web site and order form. Usually, you have the option to select between the 2 alternatives, so it all revolves around how experienced you are in these affairs. As a domain name reseller, you will sell on behalf of your own trademark name and not under the Registrar's brand.

Earn Cash From Supplying Web Site Hosting Plans As Well

A logical addition to your domain reseller business would be to sell web hosting plans as well. Thereby, you can give a package deal to customers who would like to make their web site and demand both a domain name and a web site hosting plan. Particular firms furnish such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for instance, you can buy a Virtual Server or a dedicated server, and they will also offer you a domain name reseller account and free billing management software to charge your clients. You can then offer top-level domain names and shared website hosting accounts to clients, and since they provide many different domain name extensions, you will be able to provide domain name and hosting services to individuals from all around the world.