Top 30 Earning Websites of 2012




top 30 websites 2012Online Market has opened up new doors to make money. All the Web developers have one aim in common and that is to take their websites to such a position that they not only start earning for themselves but also becomes one of the  top earning Websites to ensure a good revenue for the upcoming generations. Smartearningmethods.com has always taken keen interest to keep a track, and share the best doing websites, we talked about Top Afghan Sites, Best online shopping sites in Pakistan, but now, it’s the time to present you the top 30 websites that are earning, what people like you and me earn in a month, per second.

1) Google

GOOGLE

Founders : Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Revenue/sec : $691.29

Annual Revenue: $22,000,000,000

The world’s biggest search Engine on internet, providing internet related services and products

2) Amazon

amazon

Founder : Jeff Bezos

Revenue/sec : $607.05

Annual Revenue : $19,200,000,000

Amazon.com is the world’s largest online retailer of electronic commerce company having headquarters in Washington, United States.

3) Yahoo

yahoo

Founder : Jerry Yang and David Filo

Revenue/sec : $228.31

Annual Revenue : $7,200,000,000

Yahoo provides web portal, search engine (Yahoo! Search), Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Answers, advertising, online mapping, video sharing website and services.

4) eBay

eBay

Founder : Pierre Omidyar

Revenue/sec : $ 199.45

Annual Revenue : $ 6,300,000,000

eBay.com, is an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide.

5) Msn/Live

Founder : Nathan Myhvoid

Revenue/sec : $102.00

Annual Revenue : $ 3,200,000,000

Online service provider of Microsoft’s internet services and products.

6) PayPal

Founder : Luke Nosek, Max Levchin and Peter Thiel

Revenue/sec : $71.40

Annual Revenue : $2,250,000,000

PayPal is a global e-commerce business allowing payments and money transfers to be made through the internet, allowing online transactions

7) iTunes

Founder : Jeff Robin

Revenue/sec : $60.00

Annual Revenue : $1,900,000,000

The iTunes Store is a software-based online digital media store operated by Apple Inc.

8) Rueters

reuters

Founder : Marshal Vace

Revenue/sec : $60.00

Annual Revenue : $1,900,000,000

International new Agency working as a provider of financial market data

9) Priceline

Priceline

Founder : Jesse Fink

Revenue/sec : $59.6

Annual Revenue : $1,850,000,000

Priceline is a commercial website which helps users obtain discount rates for travel-related items such as airline tickets and hotel stays.

10) Expedia

EXPEDIA

Founder : Added Mark Schroeder

Revenue/sec : $46.00

Annual Revenue : $1,450,000,000

Expedia is an Internet-based travel website based in the US with localized sites for 22 countries. It books airline tickets, hotel reservations, car rentals, cruises, vacation packages and various attractions and services via the World Wide Web and telephone travel agents.

11) NetFlix

Founder : Reed Hastings

Revenue/sec : $38.00

Annual Revenue : $1.100.000,000

Netflix is an American provider of on-demand Internet streaming media.

12) Travelocity

travelocity

Founder : Terry Jones

Revenue/sec : $ 38.00

Annual Revenue : $1,100,000,000

Travelocity is the sixth-largest travel agency in the United States and the second-largest online travel agency.

13) Zappos

zappos

Founder : Nick Swinmurn

Revenue/sec : $31.70

Annual Revenue : $1,000,000,000

Zappos.com is an online shoe and apparel shop currently based in Henderson, Nevada.

14) Hotels.com

Founder : David Litman

Revenue/sec : $31.70

Annual Revenue : $1,000,000,000

Hotels.com is a website for booking hotel rooms online and by telephone. The company has 85 websites in 34 languages, and lists over 145,000 hotels in approximately 19,000 locations

15) AOL

AOL

Founder : Erik Prince

Revenue/sec : $30.50

Annual Revenue : $960,000,000

AOL is an American global Internet services and media company, providing best range of Software suits to its users.

16) Orbitz

orbitz-

Founder : Jeff Katz

Revenue/sec : $28.00

Annual Revenue : $870,000,000

Orbitz is a leading online travel company that enables travelers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products, facilitating 1.5 million flight searches and one million hotel searches every day.

17) Overstock

Founder : Robert Brazell

Revenue/sec : $27.00

Annual Revenue : $834,000,000

Online retailer of many brands.

18) Myspace

myspace

Founder : Tom Anderson

Revenue/sec : $ 25.00

Annual Revenue : $800.000.000

Social networking site

19) Skype

sKYPE

Founder : Niklas Zennstrom

Revenue/sec : $18.00

Annual Revenue : $550,840,000

Skype provides an online voice software system, The service allows users to communicate with peers by voice, video, and instant messaging over the Internet. Phone calls may be placed to recipients on the traditional telephone networks. Calls to other users within the Skype service are free of charge, while calls to landline telephones and mobile phones are charged.

20) Sohu

SAHO

Founder : Zhang Chaoyang

Revenue/sec : $14.00

Annual Revenue : $430,000,000

Sohu is a Chinese company that offer advertising, a search engine, online multiplayer gaming and other services.

21) Buy.com

buyCom

Founder : Robb Brock

Revenue/sec : $12.68

Annual Revenue : $400,000,000

Buy.com is an online retailer. It began by selling computers and electronics and has expanded itself offering many other categories

22) StubHub

StubHub

Founder : Eric Baker

Revenue/sec : $13.00

Annual Revenue : $ 430,000,000

StubHub is an online marketplace owned by eBay, which provides services for buyers and sellers of tickets for sports, concerts, theater and other live entertainment events.

23) Alibaba

ALIBABA

Founder : Jack Ma

Revenue/sec : $10.00

Annual Revenue : $315,000,000

Aliibaba is known as the world’s largest Online Business to business trading platform for small businesses

24) Facebook

facebook

Founder : Mark Zuckerberg

Revenue/sec : $9.50

Annual Revenue : $300,000,000

Biggest social networking site

25) YouTube

Youtube

Founder : Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim and Steve Chen

Revenue/sec : $ 9.50

Annual Revenue : $300,000,000

Online Video sharing platform.

26) Blue Nile

bluenile

Founder : Mark Vadon

Revenue/sec : $9.40

Annual Revenue : $295,000,000

Blue Nile Inc. is an online specialty retailer of fine jewelry. Its the largest online retailer of diamonds at the moment.

27) Tripadvisor

trip advisor

Founder : Stephen Kaufer

Revenue/sec : $8.20

Annual Revenue : $ 250,000,000

TripAdvisor.com is a travel website that assists customers in gathering travel information, posting reviews and opinions of travel-related content and engaging in interactive travel forums.

28) Getty Images

gettyimages

Founder : Mark Getty

Revenue/sec : $7.40

Annual Revenue : $230,000,000

It is a supplier of stock images for business and consumers with an archive of 80 million still images and illustrations and more than 50,000 hours of stock film footage.

29) Bidz

bids

Founder : Garry Itkin

Revenue/sec : $6.70

Annual Revenue : $200,000,000

Bidz.com Inc.is an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide

30) NYTimes

Founder : Henry Jarvis Raymond

Revenue/sec : $6.00

Annual Revenue : $ 175,000,000

the New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper and Its website is the most popular American online newspaper website, receiving more than 30 million unique visitors per month.

Hope you enjoyed the List,

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Comments

  1. Great list Nida 🙂
    Can’t believe the gap between Google and Facebook is so big…

    • yeah, Google is ranked #1, facebook is ranked #2 worldwide but still its a big difference :O
      What happends if Facebook Setups adsense and they will get alot of earnings,may be 🙂

  2. Warren really I’m also thinking about that… 😀

  3. Google is soooo rich that they can just buy whatever stuffs they feel is Potential and Worth buying to improvise Google’s product and influence, Awesome!

  4. Wow, what a data you have collected. Really impressed after reading the stats.

  5. Amazing…..research! thx.

  6. Great Job Nida……………Great Informative site
    Keep it up……

  7. I’m shocked



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