Posts Tagged ‘website negotiations’

A Website Seller Must Qualify & Know the Website Buyer

May 11, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on A Website Seller Must Qualify & Know the Website Buyer

Selling websites and domain names pose unique challenges that are different from selling any other types of traditional assets. The biggest challenge for a seller is anonymity. In order to sell a house, potential buyers have to visit the house and ...

The Components & Clauses in a Website Purchase Agreement

May 07, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on The Components & Clauses in a Website Purchase Agreement

So, you're looking to sell your website, the buyer has performed all necessary due diligence, you have finalized all negotiations, and now both parties are ready to sign a formal binding website purchase agreement. Congratulations are in order as you are ...

2 Rules You Must Follow When You Negotiate Website Purchase Offers by Email

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 2 Rules You Must Follow When You Negotiate Website Purchase Offers by Email

Ideally, in business transactions, it is best to negotiate offers and counteroffers face-to-face or by phone. However, this is not always possible, especially in today's global environment where buyers and sellers are often not in the same city, and increasingly, ...

How Information Reduces Investment Risk and Increases Website Sale Price

October 30, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on How Information Reduces Investment Risk and Increases Website Sale Price

The more information available to an investor, the lower the perceived investment risk to the investor. This applies to investors in all asset classes such as investors in private businesses, publicly-traded stocks, bonds, and real estate. How does this apply to ...

Never Let a Website Buyer’s Criticism Sabotage Your Website Sale

September 11, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Never Let a Website Buyer’s Criticism Sabotage Your Website Sale

The process of selling a website can be very emotional. In fact, selling any asset for a large dollar number is emotional. Even veteran website sellers get offended when website buyers criticize their website or asking price. Many sellers ...

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 ...

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 

Sellers State Asking Prices, Buyers Respond to Asking Prices

July 31, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Sellers State Asking Prices, Buyers Respond to Asking Prices

A common mistake made by domain name and website sellers is they list their domains and websites for sale as "Make Offer" with no price, sit back, and wait for the market to price their assets for them. They list and hope that buyers ...

Use a Confidentiality Agreement to Screen Website Buyers

July 24, 2014  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Use a Confidentiality Agreement to Screen Website Buyers

An unavoidable element in selling websites is the curious website buyer. This is the buyer who has no intention of buying a website but requests confidential information and asks tons of questions while hiding behind the anonymity provided by his computer. The Internet offers anonymity ...

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 ...