Archive for August, 2014

Sell Your Website When It’s Hot and the Market Wants to Buy It

August 29, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Sell Your Website When It’s Hot and the Market Wants to Buy It

In a previous article, I explained how experienced website buyers build financial wealth by buying distressed websites. These buyers then turn these websites businesses around for huge ROI. But experienced buyers form a small part of the buyer market out ...

Your Blog Readers Determine the Ideal Length of Your Blog Posts

August 28, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Your Blog Readers Determine the Ideal Length of Your Blog Posts

There is a lot of contradicting advice out there from online marketers about the correct length of blog posts or articles for SEO. Some experts recommend that posts be less than 250 words because Internet users have short attention spans. Others ...

Website Price of $1,000,000 is Psychologically Different from $999,999 Price

August 26, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Website Price of $1,000,000 is Psychologically Different from $999,999 Price

Let's briefly discuss the psychology and importance of pricing. We have a client who is having a very difficult time pricing his website for sale. Despite our professional advice and recommendations, his indecision has been dragging on for months. His ...

10 Questions You Must Answer to Sell Your Blog

August 23, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 10 Questions You Must Answer to Sell Your Blog

Most websites have blogs. Blogs are great for regularly adding content to a website and creating a strong connection with readers. In addition, this new content is regularly indexed by search engine spiders that crawl the website. This brings in ...

5 Legal Documents You Need to Buy & Sell Websites

August 20, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 5 Legal Documents You Need to Buy & Sell Websites

The process of selling your website can be an emotional roller coaster. It can be a long process with negotiations going back-and-forth for days between buyers and sellers. In these emotional exchanges of information, people are human and they can ...

Website Due Diligence Checklist for Website Buyers

August 19, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Website Due Diligence Checklist for Website Buyers

Many website buyers complete their due diligence and wonder if they have checked everything. This causes many buyers, especially inexperienced buyers, to freeze up, and hold off on moving forward to close the website purchase. Indecision can kill great investment opportunities. ...

Never Buy a Website to Maintain Its Cash-flow…. Grow Cash-flow

August 18, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Never Buy a Website to Maintain Its Cash-flow…. Grow Cash-flow

A website's passive income is never really entirely "passive." Dividends from stocks and interest income from bonds are passive. Once you invest in these assets, you do nothing else but collect any cash-flow that they earn for you. On the other ...

Buy Distressed Websites to Build Financial Wealth

August 16, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Buy Distressed Websites to Build Financial Wealth

What are distressed websites? A distressed website is a website that has suffered a decline in traffic or revenues for one or more reasons. This is similar to a distressed real estate property or business that is facing financial difficulties. Other ...

Your Forum Comments Can Hurt the Sale of Your Website

August 14, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Your Forum Comments Can Hurt the Sale of Your Website

We recently received a request from a prospective client to sell his website. A few minutes into our preliminary research of the website, we found ourselves at a forum page where the client had ranted about the website getting deindexed by ...

Why Fortune 500 Corporations Decline Premium Domain Names

August 13, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Why Fortune 500 Corporations Decline Premium Domain Names

Premium domain name owners often over-value and over-price their domains due to the popular logic that a Fortune 500 corporation can easily afford it. This widely-accepted notion is fueled by the occasional million-dollar domain name sales reported in the news. The fact ...