Outbound domain sales are a popular means of creating a revenue stream without having to wait for a buyer to come to you. Consisting of finding a suitable owner for a domain and then contacting them directly, outbound sales is typically done via email or phone to a targeted group of individuals or companies. Usually, an outbound domain sales process will involve research via Google, LinkedIn and other services, followed by crafting a sales .
The world in domains: The registration service Nominet has recently published an interesting graphic of the international internet world and their domains. At first glance, this map of the world seems fairly normal, nothing out of the ordinary. But, upon closer inspection, there seems to be a few countries that are slightly out of proportion! Firstly, the USA’s .us domain is surprisingly small. This can be explained by the popularity of .com in the .
Domain check: finding alternatives to a .com domain The top-level domain .com is the most popular in the world. As of January 2016, there were over 100 million internet addresses registered with this coveted domain ending. But its popularity means that snapping up a .com web address is now a highly competitive business; attempting to register a domain only to find it’s already occupied is an increasingly common problem. However, you can still secure .
Purchasing domains or registering domains? Domains are the home addresses of the World Wide Web. Each and every internet presence can be reached under a globally unique, explicit address consisting of a domain name and a top-level domain (TLD): www.domainname.tld These addresses are decentrally assigned through a network information center (NIC). This issuing agency is responsible for allocating domains within a defined territory of the DNS (domain name system). The DNS is structured hierarchically, .
Since March 2013 it has been possible to register new top-level domains (nTLDs) such as .expert, .miami, .business or .guru on top of the classic extensions such as .com or .org. Originally there were available only generic domain names (.com, .net, .org) or country code domains (.de , .us, .es) and now the number of unique extensions covering different topics and regions has reached almost 1.000. Other available extensions cover areas such as sport, .
The domain name is basically the business card of every website. The name and the chosen top-level domain essentially create the first impression of a company or a blog even before a single page has been clicked on. The challenge surrounding a domain choice: The name should be concise and appealing for potential visitors as well as search engines. Additionally there are several formal and legal guidelines that you should follow. We have summarized .
Domain trade: making money off of domains? When done right, the domain trade is an enterprise that lends itself to particularly lucrative deals. The tactic is simple: domain names are purchased with the prospect of reselling them for a wide profit margin. But the trick of this trade lies in securing domains that may later be valuable to well-endowed buyers, such as a large company. We have laid out all the important facts and .
Domain parking offers website owners the chance to earn money with temporarily unused domains, balancing out the costs of hosting in the process. In the website business you often find individual domains that aren’t needed for a certain amount of time. An unused domain still has to be paid for, and domain parking may provide an alternative to selling it. You have to decide between monetary and non-monetary parking. A simple note such as .