Domain name reseller

The World Wide Web is an ever-enlarging network that generates new possibilities to gain cash online. One of these ways is to be a domain name reseller and offer domains to end clients, gaining profit from the difference between the wholesale and the retail cost of each and every domain name. 1000's of domains are registered every day, and there are millions of presently active domain names, so this is a growing marketing niche that you can be a part of.

Top-Level and Second-Level Domains Names

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

Generic and Country-Code TLDs

The top-level domain names can be generic or country code. The gTLDs include the most popular domain name extensions like .com, .net, .org, .mobi, .info, whereas the country-code top-level domain names include two-letter abbreviations that stand for each country. Instances of ccTLDs are .ca, .me, .fr, .es, and so on. Each top-level domain name, whether it is a generic top-level domain name or a country-code TLD, has a Registry - an institution that manages the registrations and sets the preconditions that each specific Top-Level Domain may contain, including the length of the registration period or the residency of the registrant. Certain Registrar corporations work under the Registry. These are the corporations that in fact sell the domain name to customers and handle all domain name resource records.

Make Cash From Offering Domains

Numerous Registrars have reseller programs that allow individuals to gain revenue from offering domain names to end clients. If you subscribe to such a program, you can establish your own e-business. As a rule, a domain name will be cheaper if it is registered via a reseller rather than if it is purchased directly from the Registrar by an end user. The reason is that resellers can contact more individuals in regions or countries where the Registrar may not be known at all. This implies more sales for the Registrar, so both parties will take advantage of that. Your revenue will be the difference between the price that the client pays and the one that the Registrar charges for the domain registration.

Sell Top-Level Domains On Behalf Of Your Own Personal Brand

When you sign up for a domain reseller program, you will obtain a Control Panel where you can set the prices for the different TLDs that the Registrar offers. Most companies also provide billing transaction software and web design templates for your online storefront, and the automation of the whole procedure combined with the towering demand for domain names render the domain name reseller market so seductive. You will either obtain a ready-made web site and avail of the Registrar system to resell domain names, or they will grant you access to their API (Application Programming Interface) so that you can create your very own web portal and order form. Traditionally, you have the option to select between the 2 possibilities, so it all depends on how accomplished you are in these things. As a domain name reseller, you will sell on behalf of your own personal brand name and not on behalf of the Registrar's.

Make Money From Providing Website Hosting Accounts As Well

A reasonable addition to your domain reseller business would be to sell web hosting plans as well. In this way, you can offer a package deal to people who want to create their web portal and need both a domain and a web page hosting account. A few corporations provide such options. With 'ResellersPanel', for instance, you can buy a Virtual Server or a dedicated server, and they will also give you a domain reseller account and free-of-charge billing management software to bill your customers. You can then offer top-level domain names and shared website hosting plans to customers, and since they provide lots of diverse domain extensions, you will be able to provide domain and hosting services to individuals from all around the globe.