Saturday, December 15, 2007

Making Money With Parking Domain Services

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Making Money With Parking Domain Services

Have you thought of using domain parking to make some money?This is something that many people are taking advantage of.There are several ways you can make money with the simple taskof domain parking. Some people park a domain and decide to use it to make money while they are working out how to build the site. This is agreat way to earn while you plan the site out. Some people alsopark domains just for the purpose of making money with nofurther plans to develop the website.

How do you do domain parking? First of all, you need to know what type of domain to park. Ifyou can think of an up and coming idea and capitalize it bybuying domain names this is a great idea. If you know, forinstance, that something new is in the works and becomingpopular and the .com name isn't yet taken, you can park it anearn from it. You might get approached by someone later who willpay big money for that domain or you might find that peoplehappen upon it while looking for something else. By filling thelanding page with relevant advertisements or affiliate marketingads and banners, you can make a regular stream of income.

If you are waiting until later on to reserve that great domainname you've been thinking about, don't tarry too long otherwiseit could be gone and someone else might either build upon it anduse it to their advantage or merely park it and wait to chargeyou big money for it. It takes a bit of time to get things ready to do things thisway. If you don't want to take the time, effort and money toregister the domain, sign up for affiliate programs, build apage, maintain and manage a page and fill it withadvertisements, you can choose to share the profits by workingwith a company to do the management for you.

There are several companies that will do domain parking for youand pay you a percentage of the fees. Some offer cheap domainname registrations and other incentives to get you to join up. Many domain parking options are available and if you cannotcome up with a catch phrase, you can often come up with asimilar name to another company that may get hits. There aresome cheap domain names registrars out there with some greatdeals to offer you. Notes Of Caution With Domain Parking Beware though; some people that are less than ethical and willdo things in the domain biz such as redirect people's homepageto their parked domain so that people are more likely to click.Be cautious of hidden fees and black hat tactics and be sure toread the fine print because there are some known scams out therethat benefit the domain parking company much more than theybenefit you. Some people call some domain parking practicesdomain squatting or cyber squatting and some companies have beenknown to press charges if they suspect that someone iscybersquatting on a brand name that it their intellectualproperty. ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names andNumbers) handles complaints of this nature and looks for motivesof bad faith when investigating domain parking scams.

About The Author: Matthew is the developer of and currently lives in San Diego, CA and is married with twochildren and has been an online marketer since 2006.

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