Buying and Selling Websites by Chuck Mullins

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Expanding your affiliate business through website acquisitions and sales? Our experts will provide detailed strategies for buying and selling websites guaranteed to maximize your revenue potential.

Experience level: Intermediate
Target audience: Affiliate/Publisher
Niche/vertical: Buying/Selling Websites

Chuck Mullins, CEO, CashForYourSite.com (Twitter @chuckiii33) (Moderator)
David Gass, Owner, Vision Group Management, LLC (Twitter @davidgass)
Kyle Wakefield, Founder, Themeco (Twitter @jkwake)
Jason Yelowitz, Senior Website Broker, Quiet Light Brokerage (Twitter @BRMillionaire)

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Buying and Selling Websites by Chuck Mullins

  1. 1. Buying and Selling Websites Chuck Mullins Founder Chuck@CashForYourSite.com CashForYourSite.com
  2. 2. Why Buy or Sell WebsitesReasons to Buy : - Cash Flow - Synergy - Untapped Potential - In-house Link Network
  3. 3. Why Buy or Sell WebsitesReasons to Sell : - Cash Out - Redeploy Capital - Declining Market - Focus on Core Business
  4. 4. Where to Buy and Sell Websites Auctions - Flippa.com - Venforo.com - Ebay.com Broker - QuietLightBrokerage.com - Latonas.com - WeSellYourSite.com - AcquisitionsDirect.com - WebsiteProperties.com - W3BusinessAdvisors.com - WebsiteBroker.com
  5. 5. Where to Buy and Sell Websites Market Place - CashForYourSite.com - BuyingandSellingWebSites.com - BizBuySell.com Miscellaneous - Craigslist - Forums - Contact Site Owners - Networking
  6. 6. How to Prepare a Site for Sale Add Google Analytics and make sure it is working properly! Create a clean verifiable Profit Loss Statement for the last 3 years. Tweak your website to increase revenue. Audit your website looking for obvious errors. Be Credible and Honest.
  7. 7. Due Diligence Tools(F/P) - OpenSiteExplorer.org / SEOMoz.org(F/P) - SEMRush.com(F/P) - MajesticSeo.com(F/P) - SpyFu.com (F) - BannedCheck.com (F) - SeoMastering.com (F) - YouGetSignal.com(F/P) - DomainTools.com(F/P) - CopyScape.com (F) - Alexa.com(F/P) - Compete.com (F) – Archive.org (F) – BuiltWith.com F = Free P = Paid
  8. 8. Additional Due Diligence- Read the comments of other prospective buyers- Research the seller not just the company- Ask questions that you have already researched and know the answers to- Ask seller to add you to their Google Analytics account- Ask questions about potential revenue streams- Ask what plans the seller had for the business moving forward- Ask seller to verify all claims with documentation- Ask about anomalies- Ask about skills and time required to operate the site- Ask, Ask, Ask!!!
  9. 9. How to Transfer the SiteCommunication is key - Agree on specificterms and a transition plan before you agreeto purchase the site.What is your pain point ? High Value vs Low Value sites.Have a contract prepared stipulating theterms of the sale and how the transfer willtake place including time frames andconsequences.Payment Terms ?Seller Support ?Non-Compete ?Non-Disclosure ?Non-Performance ?
  10. 10. How to Pay For a SiteSend Payment First: - Escrow.com - Paypal.comAfter Transfer of Domain and Files in Hand:Warning these methods have little to no recourse! - Check - Cash - Wire Transfer - Western Union

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