Archive for 2015

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 ...

6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #6 Expect All-Cash Offers

May 06, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #6 Expect All-Cash Offers

As a rule of thumb, most website sale transactions over $100,000 are rarely all-cash deals. This rule is not set in stone. But generally, over $100,000, the website seller offers some form of financing to the website buyer. This ...

6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #5 Do Not Prepare Financial Reports

May 06, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #5 Do Not Prepare Financial Reports

The main reason why website buyers purchase websites is to receive cash-flow. As such, buyers have to analyse financial reports carefully. It is therefore extremely important for website sellers to compile and prepare financials in an easy-to-read format for potential ...

6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #4 Try to Sell Brand New Websites

May 04, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #4 Try to Sell Brand New Websites

Many website owners develop brand new websites and attempt to sell these new websites to buyers within days or months of launching them. It is very, very difficult to sell a new website to buyers. If you put yourself in ...

6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #3 Stop Running Website during Sale

May 04, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #3 Stop Running Website during Sale

Let's continue our series of articles outlining the top 6 mistakes that sellers make when selling websites. This mistake continues from mistake number 2: Sellers stop running their websites before the website sale. Website owners who are trying to sell their ...

6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #2 Stop Running Website before Sale

May 04, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #2 Stop Running Website before Sale

Many website owners develop and actively manage their websites for a certain period of time. Then, they become bored or lazy or run out of funding to continue to run the website and decide to sell it. Many of these website ...

6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #1 Unrealistic Asking Price

May 03, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on 6 Mistakes Sellers Make When Selling Websites: #1 Unrealistic Asking Price

In order to make it easy for readers to understand and remember the subject matter in these articles, I thought it best to break this article down into 6 parts and deliver the information in a series of articles. The number 1 mistake ...

Lessons in Website Investing to Learn from Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

May 03, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Lessons in Website Investing to Learn from Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

The hugely-publicized "fight of the century" between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao ended last night with a victory by unanimous decision for Mayweather. A lot of boxing fans were underwhelmed by the quality of the fight and many even felt that ...

Structuring Earnouts in Technology Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on Structuring Earnouts in Technology Mergers & Acquisitions Deals

WHAT IS AN EARNOUT? In technology mergers or acquisitions, an earnout refers to a deal structure in which the buyer pays part of the purchase price of the tech company post-closing if the seller achieves certain goals. These goals may be financial or ...

How to Assess Synergies in a Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction

April 30, 2015  |   How to Buy & Sell Websites   |     |   Comments Off on How to Assess Synergies in a Mergers and Acquisitions Transaction

The reason for doing any merger or acquisition should be simple. Don't complicate the basic idea. You don't need a complex idea to justify your M&A transaction. Keep it simple. Many buyers try to over-complicate the strategy behind an M&A deal because ...