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Has anyone successfully invested in a Flippa asset?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by bumont, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. intiims1132

    intiims1132 BANNED BANNED

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    No I don't care about that mostly. (when talking about flippa). Because 99.9% (from my experience) websites there are garbage or fake earnings :D
    I just bought a few of them, purely based on the content amount (words published). For example, one website claimed to earn 500$ per month but it earned only 150$. But it had 100k words of nice content and the website price was cheaper than the content itself sooo.. i bought it :D Also nice aged domain name. + the previous owner had done some work on forums, I'm still receiving forum traffic every day.
     
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  2. MBALife

    MBALife Newbie

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    I have, but to be honest some are legit and some are fake. Some people post earnings from different websites and claim it as their own. I am in the business of websites so I take a look at this often, I saw this guy who was claiming $1500/month on his website which he was selling. Just going through the first page he had a number and default email such as 123-456-7899, I mean you really have to do your research.
     
  3. steroidjoe

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    I don't get who in the right mind would buy from that crappy pig's nest.
     
  4. JetBlack101

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    Hit or miss for sure. Lots of sellers have decent sites. Flippa gets a lot of attention and can be a great place to get rid of an asset.
    However, here is an interesting tale I literally just experience.
    About a month ago May 2019 I purchased a site off Flippa from a seller that had an outsourced marketer.
    Apparently, that is the thing these days, fake marketers so you don't have to do anything.

    I purchased an SEO reselling business with solid sales.
    However, the marketer happened to be the reseller as well.
    He provided me with a "client" for guaranteed sales.
    Sales came in.
    From Nigeria.
    Suddenly I couldn't pay the supplier of the SEO services with US$ had to be in Bitcoin.
    Suddenly more money was coming in that I had to transfer through Bitcoin.
    Suddenly I realized I'm now a conduit to money laundering.

    What does Flippa do about this when I reach out?

    Nothing. Go figure.
     
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  5. daveguy

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    I did. Bought a site for 6k. makes about $450 steady for 6 months. I'm happy. Haven't invested a ton in to it. Was more of just a tax play. Saved 2k on taxes by buying a website and adding to my LLC. 6k became 4k after the tax savings. I only buy sites with good organic traffic. The site I bought was established in 2000. Same owner. Spent hours and hours and hours and hours finding it. Like probably 50 hours before I pulled the trigger on this one. They are out there, but you have to put in the time to find them and know what questions to ask.
     
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  6. TheWhale

    TheWhale Newbie

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    Yes!
    I have purchase and app from flippa with the source code by 500$, I grow it by search and reach a good income from google ads , Sealing the source code on envato market and then sell the app with about 3000$, 4000$ from source code sealing and about 2500$ from google ads all of that happens within 6 months.
     
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    I've sold $50,000 worth of websites on Flippa in the last 7 years but as of recently, it's quite bad there. I don't even bother adding a site to sell on the site. There's a lot better services out there which enable you to sell sites so I stick to those.
     
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    meannn Elite Member

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    Can we sell apps there ? I have an app with in-app purchase, thousands of subscribers paying monthly, makes around $2.32K usd per month. Can I sell it ?

    @MicroLeaf

    Can you give examples where we can sell ?
     
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    Could you give a list of the better services, cause I only know EmpireFlippers ?
     
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    Yes, you can sell apps
     
  12. M4DM4X

    M4DM4X Senior Member

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    Guys do you recommend putting a very low price when selling a website on flippa, or put the final price you'd like to sell it to?

    I have an amazon website I want to sell, $800/month revenue on average on autopilot, zero costs, since 18months. I'd like to sell it at 20k. Should I put something like 1k on auction and let people bid, or directly put 20k as the base price?

    thanks
     
  13. meannn

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    lol selling x25 of monthly price, seriously ? :D
     
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    You still own the site?
     
  15. M4DM4X

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    Some people adviced this to me , 12-24x for sites flipping is standard as I understand, since mine is quite on autopilot and require no work I target the high figure, but I may be too greedy haha
     
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    I have also autopilot app makes 2.3K usd per month but 15x is preferable.
     
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    Yup
     
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  18. justanameright

    justanameright Newbie

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    Have you sold your website? Interested in buying one.
     
  19. M4DM4X

    M4DM4X Senior Member

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    I am working at reaching a consistant $1500 month before selling it. But it's a bit blackhat so I don't know if I'll sell it because I don't want the buyer to complain. I'll probably keep it and improve the method.
     
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    25x monthly net is totally normal for a decent amazon affiliate site. Seen plenty sell in the 30-35x monthly net range as well.
     
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