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Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by skizowapa, Nov 3, 2015.

  1. skizowapa

    skizowapa Registered Member

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    Hello everyone
    i have auction for my website on flippa but no bids
    i have 5 watchers
    so watchers mean that i have interest buyers?
     
  2. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yes, and sometimes people like to see how much this site sold for. but mostly they wanted to buy the site.
     
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    Unfortunately based on experience, 95% of the watchers are only there to monitor which websites sold at which price.
     
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    yuuzokun Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    how long your auction is online ? You have to wait , I have some listings with more than 100 watchers but that doesn't mean you'll get a buyer for sure, normaly the bids will go up in the last hours of the auction time (if your website is worthy )
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Its a bit like when you have loads of watchers on your ebay items - they are not always potential buyers and more often are just watchers - they just want to see what happens, see what it goes for etc.
     
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  6. danno

    danno Junior Member

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    5 watchers doesn't really mean much. If you have 20+ watchers then maybe you'll have one or two potential buyers but not necessarily.
     
  7. LoftPower

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    I would say that if someone was watching they were interested in this. Or else why would they be watching it?
     
  8. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Lots of people just watch sites on Flippa so they can copy them, they have no intention of buying.
     
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  9. mrflibble

    mrflibble Newbie

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    Action always beat intention! Action = Bids, Intention = Watchers. 5 Watchers means nothing, especially with zero bids.
     
  10. johndavis74

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    The advantage to having watchers is each time a comment is posted they get an email so if they have any real interest it keeps the site in their mind each time a comment is made.
     
  11. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    A lot of watchers just use it as a form or research, i do it myself on flipper just to get a rough guide price for future.
    When you go to a physical auction and see people who arn't bidding but making notes in their programs, it's the same thing. Dealers do this all the time. Some watchers will be genuine, some like me just use it as a guide.