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Domain Business, Could It Be the Perfect Home Based Business?

Domain business, could it be the perfect home based business? It has a number of advantages, some of which I discuss in this article.

Domain Business, Could It Be the Perfect Home Based Business?

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Introduction

Domain business, could it be the perfect home based business? The home

Today, I want to talk about the domain business and I ask the question, could it be the perfect home based business business?

This in my opinion this is the perfect home based business. It has a lot of short term potential and a lot of long term potential. Both of which are important to me and no doubt are also important to you.

 

Nothing stands still in the Domain Name Industry as the following statistics show.

  • In January 2015, there were over 284,000,000 domain names registered worldwide according to the Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief (DNIB) 2014 Quarter 3 Infographic.
  • In October 2019, there were over 359,000,000 domain names registered worldwide according to the Verisign Domain Name Industry Brief (DNIB) 2019 Quarter 3 Report.
  • On March 7, 2020 there were over 417,000,0000 domain names registered worldwide according to Domain Name Stat.

Bear in mind that each of these domain names is registered with a domain name registrar. There is a transaction to register a domain name. Money changed hands when very single one of those domain names was registered and again every time they are renewed. Money also changes hands when a domain name is moved from one registrar to another registrar.

Getting a very small share of this business may be very smart. This focuses on an internet based business that you could get involved with. This is related to the web domain business. Every single domain name out there is registered with a Domain registrar. I asked the question earlier, could this be the perfect Internet based business? To me, the answer is Yes.

Did you know that Google has brought the abc.XYZ domain?

Notice that it ends with .XYZ, not .COM

I got so excited when I heard this, that I purchased two .XYZ domains using Domain Cost Club Member’s pricing. This was during a special promotion period. My preferred domain name supplier is Domain Cost Club. They run many pricing promotions in conjunction with the different domain owner manager registries. The .COM domain extension is managed by its owner manager, the .XYZ domain extension is managed by its owner manager and so on. Of course, some domain extensions are managed owned by the same business.

Anyway Domain Cost Club had a really good deal when I registered my two .XYZ domains. All down to timing. πŸ™‚

This meant that I saved over $28 in the process using my Domain Cost Club Membership. That to me is a good deal. πŸ™‚

Did you know that General Motors owns the generalmotors.GREEN domain?

Notice that it ends with .GREEN, not .COM

More and more of the new domain extension names (the bit after the dot) are available and this is adding a lot of choice to the domain name industry that was not there before. These are becoming more popular with many people and many businesses and many organisations.

I imagine within a few short years from now will become very widespread. This is my personal opinion and is also the opinion of many people in the industry.

 

You may have noticed that the income from this is recurring, that is when people you introduce to this renew, you get paid again and again. This is great news if you are looking to build up your residual income.

 

Can I Make Money Selling Domain Names? Let’s see.

Can I Make Money Selling Domains? Let's See.

When you are online visiting websites, each of these websites you visit has a website domain name. For instance the name of this website domain name is WORKFROMHOMENOTES.COM

Each website on the internet is associated with a web domain name. Web domain names are available from web domain accredited registrars.

Over 284,000,000 web domain names registered in January 2015, what this could mean for you

In January 2015, there were over 284,000,000 web domain names registered worldwide. Let’s recap, each of these 284,000,000 web domain names was registered. That means that someone registered each of those web domain names.

Someone makes money when another person parts with money to register each of those 284,000,000 domain names.

In my own personal case, I first registered WORKFROMHOMENOTES.COM on August 7th 2005 and it has been registered for every year since then to now (plus some more years) for around eight dollars to twenty dollars a year depending on where I actually register the web domain name for the coming year. I also always get domain privacy services for this domain, so depending on the registrar for the coming year, this can cost an additional zero dollars to fifteen dollars per year on top of the registration fee per year.

Someone is making money when I part with money for every year when I register just this one web domain name for one year. It is the same for the other domain names registered out there on the internet.

Behind most transactions involving website domain names, there are a few parties generating revenue, one of these parties could be you if you take out a Domain Cost Club Membership package which allows you to purchase your domain names At-Cost. You can also generate revenue yourself if you sell Domain Cost Club membership packages.

Amazing concepts

I am personally a big fan of Domain Cost Club for a number of reasons. The product itself can be sold on the internet to anyone else on the internet over the internet. I can work anywhere in the world where there is an internet connection. People purchasing Domain Cost Club membership packages using my referral code can be located anywhere in the world. This is an amazing concept.

The Perfect business

MoneyThe product itself requires no shipping and no stock and no risk. Talk about the perfect business. You can earn income by referring other people to Domain Cost Club using your referral link. Of course they have to purchase their membership package using your referral link before the sale is credited to you.

 

No physical stock, a brilliant bonus

Domain business, could it be the perfect home based business? Business Paper

As well as that, there is no physical stock. No physical stock is a brilliant bonus. Let me explain why. If you have being involved with any sort of business in the past, you may have had to purchase stock before you sold it for various business reasons.

This means that you had the cost of buying that stock upfront and storing it some place. This drove up your costs and drove down your profit margin at the same time which made it more difficult to make money. If you did not sell the stock, you and you alone absorbed those costs, which made it more difficult to make money.

You could then be absorbing storage costs indefinitely for physical stock you purchased for your business in the past.

If you are currently involved with a business that requires you to buy stock, I recommend very strongly that you keep the points raised above in mind. You do not want to buy stock unless you are going to make money when you re-sell that stock very soon. You do not want to be absorbing storage costs indefinitely for stock that you have not yet sold.

 

Joining Domain Cost Club for Income

Joining Domain Cost Club for Income

Domain Cost Club is a company that sells web domain names to their members using special at-cost registrations, renewals, and transfers pricing.

They also have website hosting offers for their membership. This website right now is hosted using hosting provided by Domain Cost Club.

Basically you become a member. Once you are a member you can purchase up to a specified number of domains using Domain Cost Club’s at-cost pricing. This at-cost pricing is very attractive.

If you are registering or renewing domain names, you may as well register and renew your domain names using Domain Cost Club’s at-cost pricing model, as you are spending money on this anyway as well as take advantage of their referral program.

Commission values noted in the following table as well as the number of domains you can register and/or renew using Domain Cost Club’s at-cost pricing model. Know that you can upgrade your membership tier if necessary during the year should you purchase more domain names using the very attractive at-cost pricing model at Domain Cost Club.

Membership Tier Annual Price Referral Income Domains At-Cost Whois Privacy
Lite $9.99 $1.00 5 Yes
Basic $29.99 $5.00 19 Yes
Plus $49.99 $10.00 49 Yes
Unlimited $99.99 $25.00 Unlimited Yes

Domain Cost Club also pay the same rates for renewals of Domain Cost Club memberships.

GoDaddy have a similar pricing model for their discount club. I compared their pricing and found Domain Cost Club pricing to be better as discussed here.

Domain Cost Club members who refer others to Domain Cost Club get paid when their referrals using their referral link purchase Domain Cost Club Membership packages. They also get paid when their referrals renew in coming years. In my experience most of my referrals do renew their Domain Cost Club memberships. This confirms that the offer is good when my referrals renew. They would not renew if the offering was not attractive.

Statistics

One estimate out there is that half of all baby boomers are interested in starting a business. They would prefer to start a business rather than retire. I find this statistic interesting.

This potentially sets a very interesting scene and has the potential to be a big wave especially if you are positioned correctly before the wave starts.

I read that the average 50 year old has less than $50,000 in retirement savings. This means that they need to look at generating additional retirement savings from now to retirement. They may also need to look at the option of working during retirement, and this option in the traditional corporate world may not be available.

Also a number of current baby boomers are not impressed with their current corporate careers. They are tired out from years doing the corporate thing assuming that they have not being affected by corporate events.

Options

When beginning to look around for different options, starting a traditional business with bricks and mortar involves considerable investments of time and money with no guarantee of success. Likewise starting a franchise also involves considerable investments of time and money with no guarantee of success.

For instance, the total startup costs to purchase franchisee rights with McDonald’s and open just one new outlet in the United Status of America would cost between $900,000 and $2,300,000 in October 2015. I would assume that these costs would increase in the coming years.

And again, there is no guarantee of success. Having a franchise may also mean that you have to do things in certain ways, and if you are creative, this may not suit you.

One option is doing referral selling online. In most cases, you can start doing this for very little money, no where near the $900,00 to $2,300,000 just mentioned for a McDonald’s in the USA. Of course, you would start doing this part-time as there is a learning curve involved as well as getting some real-world referral selling online experience. Of course, like all human activities there is some risk involved.

With this approach there is no need to purchase stock. Some business models involve a monthly commitment to buying stock that you may not resell. I am not in the business of building up unwanted stock that I would need to store somewhere. The unwanted stock would also need to be funded by me upfront. No, that approach is not for me. I assume you too wouldn’t want to fund and store unwanted stock.

Some business models involve spending money upfront on stock. I would be very wary of doing this until I have my own real-world experience and success in selling that stock on. Many people who do this end up with unwanted stock.

No need to buy stock

With Domain Cost Club, there is no commitment to buying stock. You buy a membership (a mere $9.99 per year for the Lite membership tier) which allows you to buy domains via the club using at-cost pricing and you then have the right to refer others to the club and get paid when you sell memberships assuming your membership is still active. You can sell memberships globally, all from the comfort of where you have your internet connection.

My Domain Cost Club experience

I became a Domain Cost Club member in November 2014. I have contacted their support team on a number of occasions and find them helpful. They also respond in a timely manner on each occasion, so no worries there.

I also find that the Domain Cost Club membership area easy to work with, along with the area where domain names are managed. Compared to my last domain name supplier, doing what I need to with my domains inside of Domain Cost Club is very easy. Also Domain Cost Club do not change me any additional monies for domain name privacy. With my last domain name supplier this was costing me $7.95 per domain name per year.

So yes, I find Domain Cost Club easy to work with.

I am a big fan of Domain Cost Club. If you are interested in becoming involved in the huge domain name business and would like to work from home and vacation anywhere, this could be ideal for you.

This is a low cost entry route into starting your own internet based business, compared to starting up say a McDonald’s franchise in the United States of America. I am sure that this is the case anywhere in the free world.

Moving domain from one registrar to another?

Money also changes hands when a domain name is moved from one registrar to another registrar. I outlined my experiences in moving a domain name from one registrar to another here as it is not always a simple trouble-free process.

I found that moving domains since I wrote that blog way more easier as I use the information in that blog as my checklist. I hope you do too if and when you move domain names from one registrar to another. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

Domain names industry is international in scope

Domain business, could it be the perfect home based business?  International In Scope

Because domain names are registered online, the buyers of domain names could be based anywhere on the planet where there is an internet connection and where they have access to an online payment method, like for example Paypal or a Credit Card.

The domain name business is international in scope. The buyer of a domain name could be based in Europe, yet the seller could be based in Asia with the domain name registrar based in the United States.

Domain name industry is huge

Domain business, could it be the perfect home based business?  find domain name

The buying and selling of domain names is huge business. In January 2015, there were over 284,000,000 domain names registered worldwide. Each of those 284,000,000 domain names was registered with a domain name register. Money changed hands for each of those domain names registrations. If you are interested in more recent statistics than these relating to the domain name industry, go here.

 

Back to the original question, could being in the domain business be the perfect home based business?

Domain business, could it be the perfect home based business? Original question

By now, you will know that I think that being in the domain business is the perfect home based business.

 

Some advantages of the domain name business

There is no physical stock. The market is huge. Over the last few years many more domain name extensions are coming into use.

Everyone at this stage is familiar with the .COM extension, the .NET extension and the .ORG extension.

Many other dot extension names are coming into use. Examples include the .GREEN extension, the .ACTOR extension, the .BAND extension, the .DANCE extension, the .GLOBAL extension, the .NINJA extension and many more. These new extension names are adding additional variety to domain names.

 

Become a Domain Cost Club Affiliate

Before you say, why, let me ask you a few questions:

  • Would you like to be able to buy domains using special at-cost domain pricing? I be very surprised if your answer is honestly no.
  • Would you like to access online marketing tools that allow you to earn money on referrals? Again, I be very surprised if your answer is honestly no.
  • Would you like to earn commissions for your referrals every year when they renew their Domain Cost Club memberships? Again, I be very surprised if your answer is honestly no.

I personally recommend Domain Cost Club based on personal experience

Enter a company called Domain Cost Club. I practice what I preach here. I personally use Domain Cost Club when buying my domain names now. I moved all of my domains over to Domain Cost Club back in 2015.

If you are interested in earing referrals, you are in the right place. Or if you buy multiple domains, you are in the right place.

Low cost entry into business verses another way

If you wanted to start a business using the franchise model for say McDonald’s, you would have to find quite a bit of money. I read somewhere that the total start up costs to get franchisee rights and open just one new outlet in the United Status of America would cost $1,600,000 (give or take $700,000). I don’t know about you, but if I had anything from $900,000 to $2,300,000 in my back pocket, I think I would spent it on something else. πŸ™‚

Domain Cost Club Members with a paid up membership can earn referrals when people they refer purchase Domain Cost Club Memberships. This is a low cost entry route into starting your own internet based business, compared to starting up say a McDonald’s franchise in the United States of America.

Another well known company offer special pricing also based on a membership cost

It may interest you to learn that GoDaddy also allows people to become members of their Discount Domain Club, which involves a paid membership. I wanted to look at the paid membership costs and see what options there are out there in connection with buying domains at better prices and also in connection with earning referrals when people buy memberships using your link.

I found out that GoDaddy has a Discount Domain Club offering too which is also based on a paid membership. I found out that there prices were actually more expensive than Domain Cost Club, and if you referred someone to the GoDaddy Discount Club, you got nothing as they do not pay commissions on memberships.

Read their small print.

Comparison pricing as of September 8, 2015

Description Domain Cost Club Member Price GoDaddy Discount Domain Club Member Price Domain Cost Club Member Savings
Annual Membership Cost $99 $119.88 $20.98
Cost of a .COM domain for 1 year assuming the applicable membership price has already been paid $7.85 $8.29 $0.44
Cost of a .XYZ domain for 1 year assuming the applicable membership price has already been paid (See Note 1) $3.00 $8.99 $5.99

Note 1: Within the Domain name industry, sometimes the owner/managers of a top level domain (eg .COM or .XYZ) will have limited price promotions in order to help sell more domains. Currently on September 8, 2015, one such promotion was for .XYZ domains. Those were the quoted prices above. This pricing will most likely be revised shortly when the owner/manager of the .XYZ range changes the ‘wholesale’ price it charges domain registrars, including Domain Cost Club and GoDaddy.

Interesting results

In every case mentioned above, the Domain Cost Club Member price is better than the GoDaddy Discount Domain Club Member price. I also found the pricing on the Domain Cost Club website much easier to find than the pricing on the GoDaddy Discount Domain Club website. You may experience this also should you want to compare prices for today. Read my comparison post.

Look at the GoDaddy affiliate terms

If you look at the GoDaddy affiliate terms, you will see that premium domains, sunrise domain registrations and memberships do not qualify for commission.

You should get paid for selling memberships

This means that if you refer someone to GoDaddy and they buy a godaddy Discount Domain Club Membership package because of your referral, you get nothing, even though GoDaddy are getting at least $119.98 worth of business every year.

People would not be spending over $119 per year in order to buy domains cheaper if they then did not buy a number of domains to justify that purchase. Then on top of that membership, GoDaddy sell domains, and again, you get nothing.

So for potentially passing GoDaddy over $119 worth of business every year, you get nothing.

That is very wrong in my opinion.

And GoDaddy also sell domain privacy services at their usual prices on a per domain per year basis. They don’t even offer members of their discount domain club a discount on these. Know that Domain Cost Club charges $0.00 extra for domain privacy services for domains registered through them.

Oh, happy days

With Domain Cost Club, if you as a paid up Domain Cost Club Member referred a new referral you get credit (paid) and assuming you are still a paid up Domain Cost Club member when they renew every year, you get credit (paid) again. OK, you do not get paid when your referrals buy domains, however you get paid when your referrals buy Domain Cost Club memberships and renewals.

This is very correct in my opinion. Oh, happy days. πŸ™‚

Domain Cost Club completely explains itself, its offerings before you buy a Domain Cost Club Membership.

If a Domain Cost Club Member decides to refer others to Domain Cost Club, the main source of income comes from selling Domain Cost Club Memberships.

Domain Cost Club created this new income opportunity back in 2014. This is geared towards selling these new domains at the lowest price possible, all through a membership program.

Regardless of when a new member joins, they have an equal opportunity to refer others and generate commissions.

Domain Cost Club’s longevity will be proven by those who are tired of paying marked-up prices elsewhere for the same services Domain Cost Club offers at usually much lower prices. A great deal of Domain Cost Club business has been generated not from new domain owners, but those who want to save money by transferring all of their domains to Domain Cost Club, myself included.

Domain Cost Club and I believe that as long as people need domain names, Domain Cost Club will prove useful.

 

The domain name business is the perfect home business conclusion

Domain business, could it be the perfect home based business? Conclusion

To recap, this is the perfect home based business. It is also the perfect internet internet based business. The domain business worldwide is huge. The new domain extension names are becoming more mainstream, more familiar and more acceptable.

My preferred Domain Register is Domain Cost Club. They have a referral program which you can take part in once you get your Domain Cost Club membership. Once you get your Domain Cost Club membership that gives you access to the referrals section within your Domain Cost Club membership dashboard as well as your replicated page:

Yours would have the same look except that the referred by section would have your details, either your name or your Domain Cost Club user name. This is something which you can change in your Domain Cost Club membership dashboard if you need to.

Domain Cost Club membership starts at only $9.99 per year.

I have noticed what I consider to be serious shortcomings of referral programs associated with other Domain Registrars which effectively means that in my opinion, you do not get full credit (get paid) for your efforts:

  1. NameCheap pays only on the first time purchase of approved products and services purchased by a new customer who completes the sales process within 30 days using your cookie. They do not pay on repeat business from that customer. So if you sell a .COM domain which sells for $8.88 for the first year of registration, your commission would be 20% of that ($1.776) at best. If that customer then buys more products and services at NameCheap, you get nothing extra. You have provided them with a potential lifetime long customer and they reward you by giving you less than $2 at best for your efforts. That does not make business sense to me.
  2. GoDaddy has a Discount Domain Club which allows people to buy domains cheaper. With GoDaddy, it is almost $120 per year for their membership package. The person who referred the person who buys the almost $120 annual membership fee gets nothing for their trouble. That does not make business sense to me. I do a comparison between GoDaddy’s Discount Domain Club and Domain Cost Club:

With the above examples, you would need to check current pricing, current commission rates, current terms etc as they may change.

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Yes, loads. Loads more information is available at this website:

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30 thoughts on “Domain Business, Could It Be the Perfect Home Based Business?”

  1. Thanks for the heads up on the Domain Cost Club. It’s something I’d have never thought about. Definitely worth checking out.
    I agree that this is the perfect business, but I also think that some people imagine you can jump in and make a fortune overnight.
    It’s not a get rich quick scheme. It takes time and work but if you get it right – then it is perfect.

    Reply
    • Hi Eoin,

      Thanks indeed for your feedback and for dropping by.

      Yes indeed, Domain Cost Club is definitely worth checking out. There are a lot of good things going for it, otherwise I would not have joined. πŸ™‚

      You are right, it is not a get rich quick scheme. I never said that it was.

      It is also perfect from the point of view that you can work from home or from the beach, anywhere with a decent internet connection and these days, that is almost everywhere.

      Domain Cost Club has a lot of potential. The overall global market for domain names is huge, and with new top level extension names coming out all the time it can only get better. For instance .NINJA .GLOBAL .SCIENCE .PARTY are domain extension names that did not exist a few short years ago. They do now.

      Kind Regards,
      David

      Reply
  2. Hi, great post and a very interesting topic πŸ™‚

    Reply
    • Hi Tina,

      Thank you for dropping by and leaving a comment.

      Domain names are two growth areas so there is a lot of potential.

      Thanks indeed for dropping by.

      Hope you are having a brilliant weekend,
      David

      Reply
  3. Hello David, this is so clear and thorough. You really revealed some statistics that many do not know, including me. Thank you for such a wonderful write up.

    Reply
    • Hi Nnamdi,

      My pleasure. Thank you for taking the time to read it. I had a great time researching the statistics earlier.

      Have a great day,
      Cheers,
      David

      Reply
  4. David, The education you provide about domain names is very thorough and well researched.

    Reply
    • Hi Forrest,

      Thanks.

      Cheers,
      David

      Reply
  5. As someone who finds herself purchasing domains like CANDY sometimes, this is a great idea! I never knew that something like this existed for the purchase of domain names. Until I began building websites, I didn’t have an idea that buying them would actually be a way to make money. Thank you for sharing this information on Domain Cost Club. Really interesting concept.

    Reply
    • Hi Sarah,

      I agree that this is a brilliant concept and idea. There are new domain extensions becoming available. There are some great deals on some of these domain extensions, which is adding a lot of variety to domain names.

      Some really big businesses are starting to use these as well. I mention some of them in my posts. This is a brilliant time to learn more about these new domain extensions, and of course the very familiar .COM extension names are also available here.

      Cheers,
      David

      Reply
  6. Hi David. A very interesting page! I know very little about domain registry as a business other than what I’ve read about domain flipping. It certainly sounds as though you’ve done quite a bit of research and had some success with it. Your statistics are quite as eye opener as well – the marketing potential is staggering when looked at in this light. Great post! Thank you, David.

    Reply
    • Hi Cindy,

      Thank you for your kind comments.

      I don’t like the idea of paying retail for something if I can get it for ‘wholesale’.

      Once I learned about Domain Cost Club, for me, it was a very quick decision to get involved.

      Their back office where you manage your domains is much better in my opinion than others.

      I am glad you found the statistics on the page is being an eye opener.

      I had an amount of fun doing the research on that and was surprised myself with the figures.

      Thanks for dropping by.

      Cheers,
      David

      Reply
  7. I’ve heard that buying and selling domain names is a lucrative business if people use the right tools to do it.

    I love the idea of building an online business with no stock to buy or hold because it removes all the hassle of selling on sites like eBay etc.

    The domain industry certainly is huge and I didn’t realize just how many domains there are…. It’s incredible!

    Thanks!

    Neil

    Reply
    • Hi Neil,

      Thanks. Yes, it’s incredible the amount of possibilities there are out there that are related to the internet.

      This domain is registered with Domain Cost Club. I do not pay anywhere near the recommended price for domain names there and I also do not pay extra per year per domain name for domain privacy services either.

      Happy Days. πŸ™‚

      Cheers,
      David

      Reply
  8. Hi, David,

    A very interesting article about all the new domain extensions that are becoming available. Also, I have never heard of the Domain Cost Club, but their idea seems very innovative.

    Just two questions concerning the new extensions.

    1) Won’t it take time for these extensions to become popular within the search engines?

    2) As I imagine it will take time, how would this affect the ranking of websites?

    I have been under the impression that it is best to have a dot com extension as this helps to rank your site higher in the search engines.

    Lis.

    Reply
    • Hi Lis,

      I agree totally that the Domain Cost Club idea is very innovative. πŸ™‚

      Domain Cost Club also sell .COM and .NET domains as well as hundreds more.

      The new top level extension names are becoming more popular.

      You might have heard that Google’s new parent company Alphabet brought the abc.XYZ domain in the last few days.

      Regarding your questions, I think that the search engines already know about these new extensions. If they do not, they are not doing a good job. It is general knowledge that ICANN have authorized a list of hundreds of new extensions. I also think it is the content inside of the website that helps rankings.

      Currently all things being equal a .COM domain would have a higher value in the eyes of potential visitors, just because the .COM extension has been around so long.

      However I am not so sure that this will be the case in the future. Remember that it is the content of the website that is king.

      My personal take is to still get a .COM if you can and also consider the new extension names as well. They may be a better match. You can guess what burger.MELBOURNE do without even visiting the site. Nothing to do with me by the way, they just provide me with a good example.

      I did run out and got myself two .XYZ domains when I heard that Google’s parent company purchased abc.XYZ as I think Google may know something. πŸ™‚

      When I got my two .XYZ domains, I spent a whopping $2.48 ($1.24 each) in the process because Domain Cost Club had a special deal for Domain Cost Club members.

      Cheers,
      David

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      • Hi David,

        Thank you for your prompt reply. I will take your advice and stick with dot-com domains for now but also go for the new extensions as well. I agree that content is king, but I was also thinking about how people search for things online. However, you have answered my questions.

        I will do more research on the Domain Cost Club as it is sounding very appealing. πŸ™‚

        Lis.

        Reply
        • Hi Lis,

          You are welcome.

          Yes, Domain Cost Club is very interesting.

          If you have any questions on Domain Cost Club, let me know. One way of letting me know is replying to this.

          David

          Reply
  9. Great article. I didn’t know that Google bought the abc.XYZ domain. I guess that now would be a great time to begin to buy domains with that extension. After all, Google is synonymous with the internet!

    Thanks for the heads up. Great advice!

    In addition, the info on Domain Cost Club was really great, especially the potential savings in comparison to other domain registrars.

    I like having the opportunity to perhaps become an affiliate of this great program.

    Reply
    • Hi Martin,

      Looking forward to you purchasing your Domain Cost Club membership using my referral link. Then you be able to purchase/renew domain names using the great prices at Domain Cost Club and be able to refer others as well.

      Let me know if you have any questions about Domain Cost Club.

      Kind Regards,
      David

      Reply
  10. Hi David,

    Very interesting post indeed.

    I have been aware of the possibility of becoming an affiliate of the likes of GoDaddy etc but was not aware of becoming a Club Member at an annual cost. I simply thought that one could sign up as a GoDaddy Affiliate through the likes of Commission Junction and earn a commission of around 40% for every sale.
    Thank you for your post – I will now look at the different options more closely especially the Domain Cost Club membership.

    Victoria

    Reply
    • Hi Victoria,

      Yes, my understanding is that you can join GoDaddy as a Affiliate, however if they end uf selling a GoDaddy Discount Club Membership, which works at around $119 per year, you as the seller get nothing. That is very wrong in my opinion.

      Also if someone pays for this, they are going to buy domains using that membership, and you as the seller get nothing. That is very wrong in my opinion.

      You passed over $119 per year worth of business and they reward you with nothing.

      Reply to this if you have any additional comments or questions about Domain Cost Club. I will get back to you as quickly as I can.

      Kind Regards,
      David

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  11. I never heard of domain cost club before but you do seem very thorough and know what your talking about when it comes to it. I use GoDaddy, never thought about becoming an affiliate it just seems like I wouldn’t make much. I paid 14.99 for two years for my website name. Anyways Domain Cost Club has a good rate. Why pay any more money every year? Not bad at all.

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    • Hi Brandon,

      If you know people who are interested in buying domains, this could be a great home internet based business for you, and over time, you may build a great business. It is a numbers game, and it has great recurring potential too.

      Cheers,
      David

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  12. Hi David

    Thanks for covering this I hadn’t heard of domain cost club before, although purchasing domain names was an area I have thought about at one stage.

    I would be interested in knowing more about purchasing domain names but perhaps more small scale in an individual capacity rather than through an organisation such as Domain Cost Club and wondered if you had tried it and found it easy to manage and worthwhile?

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    • Hi Marie,

      Purchasing domain names is something that many people and many organisations do in the natural course of their web businesses. Every single web domain name you see out there was obtained through a domain name registrar, like Domain Cost Club .

      There are millions of web domain names out there at the moment.

      If you buy a domain name, somewhere in the “food chain” for that purchase, is a domain name registrar. Domain Cost Club is one domain name registrar.

      I used to registrar my domain names with another company. When I heard about Domain Cost Club, I tested them out. I found their support responsive. I would ask their support department a question online and it would get answered promptly and professional within a timely manner. Because I found their service great, after a few months, I had moved all of my domain names over to them. I also found their back office area where I manage my domain names to be way more easier to use.

      From the point of view of a Domain Cost Club affiliate, it is a simple product. Domain Cost Club affiliates sell just one type of product, Memberships to allow people the β€œright” to buy domain names using their At-Cost Pricing model. Nothing more, nothing less. There are no additional marketing kits, seminars or purchases needed should you decide to refer other people to them like I do.

      You can read my detailed review of Domain Cost Club here. I do not pay anywhere near the recommended price for domain names there and I also do not pay extra per year per domain name for domain privacy services either.

      Happy Days. πŸ™‚

      Cheers,
      David

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  13. This was an interesting post, I must say. I’ll have to look further into the Domain Cost Club, as this is the first time I’ve heard of it. By the way, I never use GoDaddy. Their prices are high, and I don’t like them. Now I see that they do the same things when it comes to the overpriced $119 membership.

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    • Hi Ben,

      Thanks, I aim to write informative and interesting posts.

      I used different domain name registrars myself for many years, but when I heard about Domain Cost Club, I looked into them and tried them out. I now have all my domain names registered with them.

      Domain privacy is one of their offerings and with them for Domain Cost Club Members it is a free offering. It is also a free offering with them if you opt not to be a member and buy domains of them paying their retail prices.

      With my last domain name registrar this was costing me $7.95 per domain name per year, so the savings add up.

      Also with my last domain name registrar, I could not register a domain name in the new .SITE domain name extension with them which I was very surprised to discover. I had no trouble getting a new .SITE domain name from Domain Cost Club. Just saying.

      Kind Regards,
      David

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  14. Great post. Thanks for the information. A lot I already knew but some I did not. That’s what its all about. Gaining new knowledge everyday and going to bed a little wiser than the day before. Today definitely succeeded because of you. Cheers and keep up the good work. Love the site.

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    • Hi Maurice,

      Thanks for letting me know this. I really appreciate it.

      Cheers.

      Best,
      David

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