Gone are the days when kids used to play outdoor games where they experienced thrills and chills, those were days when people used to get in touch with each other more often than not. But now, the internet means a lot to everyone in this world. It has reached out to all parts and corners of the world. Ever since it became widespread, the kids started to play online games. Almost every house has a stable internet connection.
‘Internet’ has become a big trend as many would say, ‘Life would be very boring without internet’. As the technology took precedence, the internet became the real world. With the help of that, one can learn, gain knowledge about anything that they want to. It saves us plenty of time where we can book flight, train, bus, movie tickets etc. within a matter of seconds. Money transactions through online are made safe. In addition to that, we can also order our desired products and can get it delivered to our doorstep.
Every website starts with www which is called as ‘World Wide Web’. As per the latest update, there are more than 1.8 billion websites and that sums up how big the internet is. However, most of those are almost idle and are created for namesake that attracts no visitors. Not many websites draw people’s attention. To please the visitors, the website should have every snippet of spice, fun, entertainment and almost everything.
People make money through their website portals in this competitive world. Earning money through the website is one of the best ways to earn a candid living. Let’s take a look at the top 10 websites that are arranged based on the revenue they generate every year.
Expedia is established in 2001 by Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink. It is a travel website company that offers great support to the customers in hotel reservations, book flight tickets, and other travel-related services. Their annual revenue is US$ 1.447 Billion.
Priceline was founded by Jay S. Walker in 1997. It generates a revenue of US$ 1.884 Billion. It is a commercial website that offers discounts on travel-related activities such as flight tickets and hotel reservations.
Reuters is known for its knack for producing top-notch content on their website. It is an online global news portal which was founded in 1851, set up by Canary Wharf. This website generates an annual revenue of $1.9 Billion.
#7. iTunes Store
This subtle website is being run by Apple Inc. since 2003. This generates an annual revenue of $ 1.9 Billion. Since 2010, it has widely extended his services in the field of music and has been the biggest music seller in the world. iPhone and iPad users more often go to this website.
Paypal is an e-commerce business firm which was founded by Elon Musk, Ken Howery, Luke Nosek, Max Levchin, and Peter Thiel in 1988 in California, United States. It operates a worldwide payment system where one can pay for good and shop globally where money transactions are safe. It generates a revenue of $2.3 Billion.
This website comes fifth in the list of the richest websites in the world. It generates a revenue of $3.2 Billion. The Microsoft Network is launched in 1995 by Microsoft, is a collection of Internet websites and services.
eBay is a recognised multinational e-commerce corporation based in San Jose, California that helps consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales through its website It earns an annual revenue of $6.2 Billion. It is launched by Pierre Omidyar in 1995, eBay Inc. involved in auctions and shopping.
Yahoo has carved out a reputation for itself as one of top most search engines in the world. It is well known for its search engine yahoo search. The most popular web portal generates a massive annual revenue of $7.2 Billion. It was founded by Jerry Yang and David Filo in 1994, California, United States. It has also extended its services in other activities such as Yahoo Mail, Yahoo News, and Yahoo Groups.
Generating a staggering annual revenue of $19 Billion, Amazon is the second richest website in the world. It is being run by a successful American e-commerce company, ‘Amazon’ was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994. Initially announced its arrival as an online bookstore and the company then went on to sell a variety of other products such as gadgets, food, jewellery, furniture, video games. Amazon is also expected to offer more discounts to its prime members.
There is nothing in this world that has dominated Google. The top-ranked search engine has extended its hand in other web-based products and services such as cloud computing, software, online advertising platforms. Google’s headquarters is in the United States.
It generates an annual Revenue – $21 Billion, founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The internet giant is well known to many and most of the revenue comes from AdWords called an online advertising service that empathises with ads near the list of search results.