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Domain name reseller

The Internet is an ever-flourishing system that supplies new opportunities to earn cash online. One of these ways is to be a domain name reseller and sell domains to end customers, gaining profit from the difference between the wholesale and the retail cost of each domain name. 1000's of domain names are registered each and every day, and there are millions of presently functioning domains, so this is an enlarging marketing niche that you can become a part of.

TLDs and SLDs

A domain name contains two parts - a top-level domain name (TLD) and a second-level domain name (SLD). If we take, for example, ".com" is the Top-Level Domain and "domain" is the SLD.

Generic and Country-Code TLDs

The TLDs can be generic or country code. The generic top-level domain names include the most widespread domain name extensions like .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, while the country-code Top-Level Domains are composed of 2-letter abbreviations that symbolize each country. Examples of country-code Top-Level Domains are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each Top-Level Domain, whether it is a generic Top-Level Domain or a country-code Top-Level Domain, has a Registry - an institution that deals with the registrations and sets the requirements that each given Top-Level Domain may impose, such as the duration of the registration term or the residency of the registrant. A number of Registrar firms work under the Registry. These are the companies that actually offer the domain name to clients and handle all domain name records.

Make Money From Offering Domain Names

Lots of Registrars have reseller programs that allow people to earn cash from selling domain names to end users. If you sign up for such a program, you can initiate your own personal Internet business. Generally, a domain name will be more inexpensive if it is registered through a reseller rather than if it is purchased straight from the Registrar by an end customer. The reason is that resellers can reach more people in regions or countries where the Registrar may not be known whatsoever. This implies more sales for the Registrar, so both sides will make a profit from that. Your profit will be the difference between the price that the user pays and the one that the Registrar imposes for the domain name registration.

Sell Domain Names Under Your Personal Trademark Name

When you sign up for a domain name reseller program, you will receive a site hosting CP where you can choose the prices for the different Top-Level Domains that the Registrar offers. Most corporations also provide invoice transaction software and web design themes for your online store, and the automation of the whole process coupled with the big demand for domain names render the domain name reseller market niche so alluring. You will either receive a ready-to-use web site and utilize the Registrar system to sell domains, or they will give you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can set up your very own web page and form for placing orders. Normally, you have the opportunity to pick between the two possibilities, so it all depends on how trained you are in these things. As a domain reseller, you will sell under your own personal brand and not under the Registrar's.

Gain Cash From Reselling Web Space Hosting Accounts As Well

A proper addition to your domain name reseller business would be to sell web hosting solutions too. Thereby, you can offer a package deal to customers who want to launch their web site and demand both a domain name and a web site hosting account. Particular companies provide such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for instance, you can order a VPS or a dedicated server, and they will also give you a domain name reseller account and free-of-charge billing management software to bill your customers. You can then sell TLDs and shared website hosting packages to customers, and since they provide many diverse domain name extensions, you will be able to provide domain name and hosting services to clients from all around the world.