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A little advice?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by hithere, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. hithere

    hithere Registered Member

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    Hey everyone, so I had partnered up with one of my close friends earlier this year to create a niche marital site for muslims. I was basically doing everything on the technical side while he was supposed to do all the marketing. I'm not sure why, but whenever I partner up with anyone I get screwed, and so that was the case. I spent hours, days, months to configure everything the right way for this type of site since the original script we shelled out cash for was aimed at regular ol' dating. Making a site religiously correct I had to take out a lot of features and just make it more fitting for the people who we were aiming at.

    With that said, he started jumping between other ideas, totally abandoned this idea, left me with all the server fee's and a website with no users or traffic but was pretty much ready to be tested and used.

    Can this be sold at all? What should I do with it considering I don't have much funding left to run advertising for this thing? I know it had potential and still has potential as the market is ripe for this sort of thing, especially when people are looking for reliable sources going by the book in regards to this religion. OR am I pretty much SOL on it? No problem if that's the case I just wanted to get all the options I could or any advice.
     
  2. bryanon

    bryanon Executive VIP Premium Member

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    Quite frankly, your odds at selling it for anything above $100-$200 are extremely slim. Most people out there only pay based on the current traffic and revenue of the site. At the end of the day, the fact that you've invested your time and money into building the site only matters to you, not to the potential buyer. The buyer is only interested in whether the site is going to make money.

    With that said, if you know anybody in the same/similar industry you MAY be able to sell it based on its potential, but once again you can't expect to get much even in this case.

    I would suggest you to either look into marketing the site on your own or team up with someone else. If you're low on budget then you can start with cheap/free advertising (browse this forum - there's LOTS of options) and re-invest once the site has started making money.

    Good luck!
    Bryan
     
  3. sasuke120

    sasuke120 Regular Member

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    As bryanon said normal site buyers just look at traffic/revenue so it would be hard to sell.If i were you i would rank it and get targeted traffic and look how much money you can make. even 100 dollar a month can bring you 1000 via flippa
     
  4. hithere

    hithere Registered Member

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    Ok will do. I'm going to try my luck with promoting it myself and see how it goes over the course of 6 months to a year maybe it'll be worth it. Thanks so much guys.


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