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flippa buyers are a joke, always trying to nab websites for rip off prices.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Georges, Apr 30, 2012.

  1. Georges

    Georges BANNED BANNED

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    i price my website for only 10x its monthly revenue and yet these cheap asses try to get it for way cheaper. ive relisted my website so many times i never get any serious buyers. stupid as shit
     
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  2. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Instead of it being an issue with every single buyer on Flippa, have you thought about the possibility of:

    a) Your site not being worth 10x revenue
    b) Your poor attitude affecting your ability to sell the site?
     
  3. Georges

    Georges BANNED BANNED

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    my website is as quality as it can get. flippa bidders = just poor cheap asses trying to get lucky and get website for as cheap as they can get. sad
     
  4. lebron

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    well thanks for pointing that out to us
     
  5. TheRealRazzy

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    People will always try to get a better deal than what is listed, it's natural. Why pay 10x what it's making monthly when you can probably negotiate and get it for 7x or 8x what it's making.

    Set your listing higher than what you would think it should sell for and then negotiate down to what you want to make :D

    Or as meathead said, your site may not be worth it. A lot of webmasters think their sites are worth billions of dollars but in reality it's worth less than the price of the domain. Buyers don't care if the site is your "baby" they just want to make money off of it.

    Or maybe your site is awesome and you're just having bad luck :( Stick in there man.

    P.S. you should talk to meathead and see if he'll sell your site for you :D
     
  6. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    My stats would suggest otherwise: [​IMG]

    Hence why I think it's either your site or your attitude (or both).
     
  7. exmortis512

    exmortis512 Registered Member

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    I agree with meathead, ive never had a problem getting what a site is worth, ive always been very helpful to any buyers and that alone gets me my asking price if i have the stats to back it up.

    I am going to choose
    b.)Poor attitude.
     
  8. metalan1

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    You need good copy, legitimate stats, and a site that produces. I've seen terrible adsense websites go for way more than they are worth on flippa. You just need to know how to sell correctly.
     
  9. szhang

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    I agree with meathead on this one. I'm a quality flippa buyer. I believe 95% of the sites listed are not worth 10 months of revenue. In fact, i don't believe most are even worth 6 months. Why you ask? Most of them are flipped for fast money leaving buyers in the dark. When there's this type of risk associated, buyers want to buy for less knowing they are not doomed if the deal turns out bad. If your website is genuinely making good money every month, well established, has provided proof, good seller rating, and etc then there should be no reason why it can't sell for 10 months worth of revenue.

    And to be honest, sometimes it's not what you buy but who you meet in the process that makes it or breaks it. I've seen some flippa listings go for much more than 10x revenue. I believe you have to re-examine things from a buyers perspective and really see the "value" of your website from our viewpoint.
     
  10. cookiejar

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    Also did you look at the competition prices? maybe other sites are available that have more revenue potential and selling cheaper. Forget about how it looks, is it an evergreen niche that will forecast higher profits? These are some things to consider. You will rarely be able to sell something above market prices, unless your commodity in your case a 'website' has a vertical that others in the market isn't offering.

    Here's a simple test you can conduct for yourself, when you search for your site in the SE's do adds appear in the right hand column of the results? If their isn't, your domain name is not even optimize to make money, off the bat this site needs SEO done to ever be able to generate profits on it own to even have chances as a set and forget passive income web realty. These are things you must consider when you make an offer for 10X's the amount.
     
  11. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Sorry, Dude, I'll stop bidding on your sites... it is common knowledge that I am as cheap as they come... ask anyone that knows me in real life.

    I'm also sorry that you have to continue to pay the relist fees at 17 (is it 19) each time. I'll put you in my will to cover those expenses as I would be remiss if I did not.

    I have heard that websites are selling above fair market value on Backpage and the traffic there is off the charts so you may want to investigate that arena... I almost never go there either so you'll not have to deal with my parsimonious ways.
     
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  12. jr_sci

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    a service site, you would hardly get 2x of your monthly income. If it's an adsense or an affiliate site, you can expect around 5x or 7x. People don't really take the risk now a days with those Google algo updates. You never know when you will be hit.