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Advice and Ideas on Selling A Profitable Site

 6:42 am on Jan 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

What would be the best way to sell a gift site that sells about $70K per year with about $30K in inventory. It is highly ranked for its key phrases.

Should we use:

1. Local Business Broker

2. Ad in local newspaper

3. Ebay

4. Web broker

Also, how would we figure the value of the site?



 3:11 am on Jan 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

Not to sound cliche but the web is a global marketplace - and you website probably doesn't have clients in your area. This makes an ad in a local newspaper a waste of money.

I would go with a business broker.


 3:48 pm on Jan 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

Here's a good thread about selling a domain.

And here are two threads about domain name evalation -- the name itself, not including the attendant business.



 4:12 pm on Jan 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

Another thread on valuing sites [webmasterworld.com].


 1:58 am on Feb 4, 2006 (gmt 0)

The site is worth about $25k plus 60% of inventory stated value.
Terms would be $5k down with additional monthly payments spread out over three years.

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