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Flipping a website without disclosing the domain

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by Dvarmin, Feb 16, 2015.

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  1. Dvarmin

    Dvarmin Regular Member

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    I decided to sell one of my websites, but I don't want to disclose the domain to the buyer or to Flippa. When I go to the sell page on Flippa it asks if the website is established or new, how do I want to sell the website and finally the domain. So, what should I put in the last field, if I don't want to disclose my domain to Flippa, something like google.com or hidden.com or perhaps not sell the website on Flippa at all because of this. Anyone had similar experiences with this? What are some good alternatives to Flippa?
     
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    you dont want to sell the domain, you want to sell your template?
     
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    akssiv2007 Senior Member

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    I used flippa quite a while ago. It has an option to keep your domain private, it costs you $30 or $40 i don't remember exactly. The buyer will have to do some NDA agreement to view your domain.
     
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    Dvarmin Regular Member

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    I want to sell the website, but I don't want to disclose my domain before the website is sold.
     
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    You are probably going to end up getting a lot less than your website is worth if you decide not to disclose the domain. I understand you might have your own reasons for doing it, but would analytics/earnings verification even be possible without at least Flippa knowing the domain?

    It's possible to do but there aren't many reputable people who do it. Buyers would be taking an enormous risk without even knowing what they are buying.
     
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    kbklash Senior Member

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    Of course you can keep it private before the sale.You can also look into options other than Flippa and other brokers.NDA is only option with Flippa,i assume.
     
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    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    You're not going to get much for it if you don't disclose the domain to anyone before sale. If you go through a broker it's their job to keep the URL private to anyone apart from serious buyers. On Flippa you can use the confidential listing function and approve who you want.
     
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    There is a option of private listing but you have to pay the fees for that. Private listing will not show your website to public.
     
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    If you don't have a "extremely good" Flippa reputation, people wont even waste there time looking, let alone signing a NDA to view your website.
     
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    rabbitking Elite Member

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    Exactly, and that is why if I ever want to sell or buy on Flippa I am going with Meathead for sure. A lesson I learned the hard way
    a long time ago is to just hire a professional team in some fields. I mean you don't have time in life to master or build rep in every single industry. If the website is worth a NDA then it's definitely worth the money to hire the right people.
     
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