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Is sedo any good for sites flipping?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by Fking, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Fking

    Fking Regular Member

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    Their primary focus is on domains but they let you sell websites as well, so i was wondering if any of you had success with it?
    At least you can list all your sites for free there for as long as you like, and pay for featured only for the ones you feel like it.
     
  2. LukaB

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    I'd say Flippa is a lot better even though you have to pay the fees, the buyers are at least a tiny bit convinced that the site is not just quick-rubbish.


    Forgot to mention that Sedo is known mostly for the domains sold (I never even knew you could sell sites!), so the visitors are most likely domain-buyers.
     
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  3. The Doctor

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    sedo is mostly just for domain names
     
  4. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    The problem with SEDO is that there are thousands of listings, so even though it's free to list, you'll never get any exposure and you might be waiting years to even get an offer. If your site actually generates revenue, Flippa or a broker are definitely your best bet.
     
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    Like stated above, sedo is good for domains. Once in a blue moon a complete website will sell but its for people who want a solid domain to start a serious business with.

    If you want to sell a website do Flippa, or eBay
     
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    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    eBay? For websites? Really?!
     
  7. bryanon

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    Had the same reaction.

    Unless something has drastically changed (I admit that I haven't looked at website listings on eBay for quite a while), eBay is only good for turnkey sites that typically sell for $10-$20 (IF they sell - vast majority don't), with the seller making money by offering hosting or other upsells.

    Anybody care to elaborate whether something's changed on that front?
     
  8. Vkernes12

    Vkernes12 Newbie

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    Yo bryanon,

    I was just on egay two days back and i browsed their site listings. Damn it's really gone to rubbish, plenty of turnkey sites there for the prices you listed when buyers are asking $xxx for them. Nothing has changed, just more turnkeys then ever. but i would make a bet that theres a diamond in the rough somewhere lol
     
  9. Kickflip

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    That is what I found. I listed a few sites on SEDO and got 0 offers in 3 months. Its just too big of a marketplace unless you have a website with tons of traffic where people might already be looking to buy it, or a short/amazing domain name. People just don't go straight to SEDO looking to buy developed websites.
     
  10. poweronics

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    SEDO can never be better than Flippa as you can see that there are very few sites being sold at SEDO while Flippa has so many sales being done and with complete transparency also.
     
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    Unless yоur domain is of the highest quality, it's impossible to sell оn Sedo. The domainers therе sell domains that аre worth at the very lеast $500. None of that stuff whеre yоu can grab ten average domains аnd hope to sell thеm fоr $50 а pop аnd cоme out with the $500 thаt way.
     
  12. simple

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    I think flippa is better than SEDO. I've listed some of my sites on SEDO before but honestly there are no offer for about 8+ month. Ironically I've got some offer from other site for the same website I own.
     
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    Yea but flippa is going to shit