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Domain name reseller

The Internet is an ever-growing community that generates new possibilities to earn cash on the Web. One of these ways is to be a domain name reseller and sell domain names to end users, gaining profit from the difference between the wholesale and the retail price of each domain name. Thousands of domain names are registered each day, and there are 1 000 000's of presently functioning domains, so this is a blossoming trading niche that you can be involved in.

Top-Level and Second-Level Domains Names

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

Generic and Country-Code Top-Level Domains

The top-level domain names can be generic or country code. The generic top-level domain names comprise the best known domain name extensions like .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, whereas the country-code Top-Level Domains are composed of two-character abbreviations that symbolize each country. Examples of country-code TLDs are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each TLD, whether it is a generic TLD or a country-code top-level domain name, has a Registry - an organization that tackles the registrations and determines the requirements that each specific TLD may contain, including the duration of the registration term or the citizenship of the registrant. Certain Registrar companies work under the Registry. These are the firms that actually sell the domain name to customers and handle all DNS resource records.

Make Money From Reselling Domains

Many Registrars have reseller programs that enable people to make cash from selling domains to end clients. If you register with such a program, you can kick off your own personal electronic business. Normally, a domain name will be more inexpensive if it is registered via 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 provinces or states where the Registrar may not be famous at all. 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 client pays and the one that the Registrar requires for the domain registration.

Trade Top-Level Domain Names Under Your Personal Brand

When you sign up for a domain name reseller program, you will have a hosting CP where you can set the prices for the different TLDs that the Registrar offers. Most companies also offer invoice transaction software and website skins for your virtual shop, and the automation of the entire procedure together with the high demand for domain names render the domain reseller business niche so tempting. You will either obtain a pre-built website and avail of the Registrar system to resell domains, or they will give you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can make your own online portal and order form. Usually, you have the option to select between the two possibilities, so it all depends on how experienced you are in these affairs. As a domain reseller, you will sell under your very own trademark name and not under the Registrar's.

Gain Money From Selling Website Hosting Plans Too

A logical supplement to your domain reseller business would be to sell web hosting plans too. Thereby, you can give a package deal to users who wish to make their website and require both a domain and a site hosting plan. Particular corporations have such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for instance, you can purchase a Virtual Dedicated Server or a dedicated server, and they will also give you a domain name reseller account and free-of-cost invoicing software to charge your customers. You can then offer Top-Level Domains and shared hosting accounts to customers, and since they offer many diverse domain extensions, you will be able to offer domain and hosting services to customers from all over the world.