Posts Tagged ‘website deals’

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 ...

Using Seller Financing to Attract Website Buyers

August 05, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Using Seller Financing to Attract Website Buyers

Most website deals involving seller financing are in transactions over $100,000. This is a rule of thumb. But as I noted in the article When To Structure an All-Cash Website Deal, this rule is not carved in stone. It 

How to Make an Offer on an Over-Priced Website

July 21, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on How to Make an Offer on an Over-Priced Website

Many website sellers over-value and over-price their websites. It's completely understandable as they invested a lot of time and money in their websites and want to cash out at the biggest price possible. But their expectations often do not match ...

Verifying that Website Buyers Can Repay Debt

July 18, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Verifying that Website Buyers Can Repay Debt

The most common form of debt financing in website deals is seller financing. Traditional lenders almost never lend to website buyers. Sellers generally offer financing terms to buyers. There are a handful of specialty lenders that do lend to website buyers. ...

When to Structure an All-Cash Website Purchase

July 17, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on When to Structure an All-Cash Website Purchase

Website sellers prefer to receive all-cash from buyers for their websites. But as a general rule of thumb, website deals over $100,000 generally involve some form of seller financing. So an all-cash deal usually applies to deals under $100,000. Of course, ...

Including a No-Shop Clause in a Website Purchase Offer Letter

July 14, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Including a No-Shop Clause in a Website Purchase Offer Letter

What is a no-shop clause?  A no-shop clause is occasionally included in an Offer Letter between a seller and potential buyer. This clause outlines in clear terms that the seller cannot solicit offers from any other buyers during a pre-determined time-frame ...

Why Do Some Websites Not Sell?

June 27, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Why Do Some Websites Not Sell?

Anyone who sells websites regularly will eventually experience that sinking feeling when they come to the realization that a specific website will not sell. The website has been listed for a while in the marketplace, and for some reason, no buyer ...

How Long Does It Take To Sell a Website?

June 18, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on How Long Does It Take To Sell a Website?

We receive this question from clients everyday. Selling a business, including a website business, is very different from selling a product at a retail store. The buyer doesn't purchase a business to consume it like she consumes a product. The buyer ...

Website Sellers Try to Sell Websites Too Fast

June 17, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Website Sellers Try to Sell Websites Too Fast

We often receive requests to sell websites that are less than 12 months old. In some instances, some website sellers look to sell websites that are less than 6 months old. Some are even a few days old. We always decline to take ...

Cold Calling Website Owners to Buy Websites

June 04, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Cold Calling Website Owners to Buy Websites

Often you may want to acquire a website that is not listed for sale. The only way to buy it is to cold call or cold email the website owner. This may involve pulling contact information from Whois or using ...