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Domain name reseller

The Internet is an ever-expanding platform that supplies new ways to earn cash on the Web. One of these options is to become a domain name reseller and offer domains to end customers, earning revenue from the difference between the wholesale and the retail cost of each domain name. Thousands of domains are registered every day, and there are millions of currently active domain names, so this is a blooming business niche that you can become involved in.

Top-Level and Second-Level Domains Names

A domain consists of two parts - 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 TLDs

The top-level domain names can be generic or country code. The generic Top-Level Domains include the most widely used domain name extensions such as .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, while the country-code TLDs consist of 2-letter abbreviations that correspond to each country. Examples of ccTLDs are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each TLD, whether it is a generic TLD or a ccTLD, has a Registry - an organization that manages the registrations and sets the preconditions that each concrete top-level domain name may contain, including the duration of the registration term or the citizenship of the registrant. A number of Registrar corporations operate under the Registry. These are the companies that in fact sell the domain name to clients and administer all domain name records.

Gain Revenue From Trading Domains

Lots of Registrars have reseller programs that allow individuals to gain cash from offering domains to end clients. If you register with such a program, you can begin your very own personal online business. Commonly, a domain name will be more inexpensive if it is registered through a reseller rather than if it is obtained directly from the Registrar by an end client. The cause is that resellers can reach more customers in local communities or countries where the Registrar may not be popular whatsoever. This implies more sales for the Registrar, so both sides will benefit from that. Your revenue will be the difference between the price that the customer pays and the one that the Registrar levies for the domain name registration.

Offer Top-Level Domains On Behalf Of Your Very Own Personal Brand

When you subscribe to a domain reseller program, you will obtain a web site hosting Control Panel where you can choose the prices for the specific TLDs that the Registrar provides. Most companies also offer invoice software and site skins for your online shop, and the automation of the whole procedure combined with the high demand for domains render the domain name reseller industry so attractive. You will either acquire a turn-key site and use the Registrar system to sell domain names, or they will give you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can set up your own personal website and form for placing orders. Generally, you have the opportunity to select between the 2 options, so it all revolves around how expert you are in these affairs. As a domain reseller, you will work on behalf of your own personal trademark name and not under the Registrar's brand.

Make Revenue From Selling Web Space Hosting Accounts Too

An appropriate addition to your domain name reseller business would be to sell web hosting services too. Thus, you can offer a package deal to customers who desire to launch their web site and need both a domain and a website hosting plan. Certain firms supply such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for example, you can run a Virtual Private Server or a dedicated server, and they will also give you a domain name reseller account and free invoicing software to bill your clients. You can then sell Top-Level Domains and shared web hosting plans to clients, and since they provide a lot of different domain name extensions, you will be able to provide domain and hosting services to people from all around the globe.