Mastering Flippa in 2013A look at buying, selling and flippingwebsites in 2013: What’s new, what’s    going to work, what’...
Outline• Flippa in Review (2012)  – And Buying/Selling Websites in General• New for 2013  – Flippa  – Buyers/Sellers     •...
2012 Recap•   98,523 New Users Joined Flippa.com•   8,000 Users were Banned or Suspended•   29,000+ Websites & Domains Wer...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• From CEO of Flippa.com Dave Slutzkin“The biggest change is one that users won’t see.We’re now ...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Second Chance Offers  – Used when winning bidder doesn’t move forward  – Offered to second clo...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Automated Bid Management  – Only accept bidder not individual bids              www.BuyingandS...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• New Site Sales  – Brand new sites are listed as “NEW WEBSITE”  – Can’t claim traffic,    reven...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• More Enforcement of  Critical Stats  – Claiming Revenue  – Claiming Site Age  – Minimum of 2 M...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Buyer Certification  – Must be certified to    bid over $200  – $5 Fund check on    credit car...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Flippa Marketing Activities  – Flippa Valuation Tool  – https://flippa.com/valuation• Affiliat...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Listing Verification  – Verified Adsense  – Verified Analytics• Will More Verifications be Com...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• User Reputation  – Tracking where people login and making it public  – If a user loses a dispu...
New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Latest Pricing and Upgrade Prices  – https://flippa.com/pricing  – Listing and success Fee can...
New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Top UserVoice Requests Under Review  – Don’t allow auction owner to delete comments           ...
New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Planning to Implement According to UserVoice  – Iphone App for Flippa  – Receive emails from l...
New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Planning to Implement According to UserVoice  – Create a live logged chat  – Track the success...
New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Planning to Implement According to UserVoice  – Format Auction for Printing  – Create More Bad...
New in 2013 for Flippa.com• From CEO Dave Slutzkin“Website Portfolio Management Tool –Dashfolio. …It’s a revolution for th...
New in 2013 for Flippa.com• From CEO Dave Slutzkin  Question: Updates clients need to know about for  the industry?  “No s...
Competitors Gaining Ground• Apptopia.com – Is Flippa ignoring Mobile Apps            www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com   ©2...
Competitors Gaining Ground• Digital Point Marketplace – Newly Redesigned            www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com   ©20...
Competitors Gaining Ground• Latonas.com – Other Brokers Selling Privately             www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com   ©...
Competitors Gaining Ground• The Key to Success in This Market  – Direct Negotiation  – Cold Calling             www.Buying...
Big Trends for 2013• Few sites with  steady revenue  due to Google  updates• More buyers –  few quality sites             ...
Big Trends for 2013• Buyers getting more educated, experienced• Harder for sellers to exaggerate stats            www.Buyi...
Big Trends for 2013• Quality sites will go for more  money (supply/demand)• Some focus shifting to mobile             www....
Be In Front of The Competition• Learn Cold Call  Techniques that  Can Lead to 75%  Close Rates on  Undervalued Sites• Lear...
www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com   ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
Be In Front of The Competition                                          Rhodium       www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com    ...
• View Video from Webinar atPart I - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osx11_kNJWMPart II - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
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Mastering Flippa.com and Buying Websites in 2013

  1. 1. Mastering Flippa in 2013A look at buying, selling and flippingwebsites in 2013: What’s new, what’s going to work, what’s not… By David Gass and Chris Yates Co-Creators of BuyingandSellingWebsites.com and The Internet Investment Summit www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  2. 2. Outline• Flippa in Review (2012) – And Buying/Selling Websites in General• New for 2013 – Flippa – Buyers/Sellers • CEO Dave Slutzkin, Flippa.com NEW FOR 2013• What All This Means for Us www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  3. 3. 2012 Recap• 98,523 New Users Joined Flippa.com• 8,000 Users were Banned or Suspended• 29,000+ Websites & Domains Were Sold• Over $22million in Sales www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  4. 4. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• From CEO of Flippa.com Dave Slutzkin“The biggest change is one that users won’t see.We’re now in a better position than ever tocatch shill bidders, recalcitrant scammers andwalk-away bidders. In fact we’ve been able toparticipate in police investigations.” www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  5. 5. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Second Chance Offers – Used when winning bidder doesn’t move forward – Offered to second closest bidder• Privacy Upgrades – Hide Listing $30 www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  6. 6. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Automated Bid Management – Only accept bidder not individual bids www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  7. 7. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• New Site Sales – Brand new sites are listed as “NEW WEBSITE” – Can’t claim traffic, revenue, site age – $9 instead of $29 listing fee – 15% rather than 5% success fee www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  8. 8. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• More Enforcement of Critical Stats – Claiming Revenue – Claiming Site Age – Minimum of 2 Months Revenue History Required www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  9. 9. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Buyer Certification – Must be certified to bid over $200 – $5 Fund check on credit card www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  10. 10. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Flippa Marketing Activities – Flippa Valuation Tool – https://flippa.com/valuation• Affiliate Program – Share-a-Sale Program – Rolled Out Jan 2013 www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  11. 11. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Listing Verification – Verified Adsense – Verified Analytics• Will More Verifications be Coming in 2013 www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  12. 12. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• User Reputation – Tracking where people login and making it public – If a user loses a dispute, it’s made public www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  13. 13. New in 2012 for Flippa.com• Latest Pricing and Upgrade Prices – https://flippa.com/pricing – Listing and success Fee can range from $9 to $2,000 – Upgrades for websites can be from $5 to $250 each www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  14. 14. New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Top UserVoice Requests Under Review – Don’t allow auction owner to delete comments www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  15. 15. New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Planning to Implement According to UserVoice – Iphone App for Flippa – Receive emails from listings in watch list when seller reduces BIN price – Add BIN range to the search www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  16. 16. New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Planning to Implement According to UserVoice – Create a live logged chat – Track the success or failure of sites sold through a blog with in depth articles – Make an option to view more listings at a time rather than scrolling www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  17. 17. New in 2013 for Flippa.com• Planning to Implement According to UserVoice – Format Auction for Printing – Create More Badges and Links – Allow Profit to be Negative www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  18. 18. New in 2013 for Flippa.com• From CEO Dave Slutzkin“Website Portfolio Management Tool –Dashfolio. …It’s a revolution for those who careabout keeping their website running at its best.…Keeping track of all your websites informationin one place.” www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  19. 19. New in 2013 for Flippa.com• From CEO Dave Slutzkin Question: Updates clients need to know about for the industry? “No secrets here – content, content, content. If you don’t currently have a scalable way of creating content for your sites then you need to get one… The sites selling best at the moment are those with really solid content fundamentals.” www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  20. 20. Competitors Gaining Ground• Apptopia.com – Is Flippa ignoring Mobile Apps www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  21. 21. Competitors Gaining Ground• Digital Point Marketplace – Newly Redesigned www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  22. 22. Competitors Gaining Ground• Latonas.com – Other Brokers Selling Privately www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  23. 23. Competitors Gaining Ground• The Key to Success in This Market – Direct Negotiation – Cold Calling www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  24. 24. Big Trends for 2013• Few sites with steady revenue due to Google updates• More buyers – few quality sites www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  25. 25. Big Trends for 2013• Buyers getting more educated, experienced• Harder for sellers to exaggerate stats www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  26. 26. Big Trends for 2013• Quality sites will go for more money (supply/demand)• Some focus shifting to mobile www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  27. 27. Be In Front of The Competition• Learn Cold Call Techniques that Can Lead to 75% Close Rates on Undervalued Sites• Learn How to Prospect for the Best Undervalued Sites www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  28. 28. www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  29. 29. Be In Front of The Competition Rhodium www.BuyingandSellingWebsites.com ©2013 BuyingandSellingWebsites.com
  30. 30. • View Video from Webinar atPart I - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osx11_kNJWMPart II - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV-h0GCTePQPart III - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvKJOSuYIhQ

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