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My First Sale On Flippa – Made $40 – I’m So Excited

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Tim1505, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Tim1505

    Tim1505 Registered Member

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    Recently I purchased a PR3 domain and had no idea how to sell it.


    All I did was make it into a blog and sell it on flippa for $100. It sold within 4 hours and I?m now wondering if I just got lucky, or is it really so easy to sell on flippa.


    I only made $40 profit, but if I can repeat it 10 times a day, I can make a reasonable living just selling PR websites.


    Maybe I just got lucky, who knows, what do you guys think?
     
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  2. TheNatural

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    Well done, and it's definitely something you can go into - rather than sitting back and waiting for the perfect method, continue in this, get better, scale it up, and bam! :44:

    I think meathead on this forums pretty good at this kind of stuff, maybe search for his threads for some tips.
     
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    $100 for a PR3 site is bad :) you could get much more for it.. even XXXX amount..
     
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  5. Tim1505

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    The site had no income or even a decent amount of traffic.

    If i can get XXXX amount for a PR3, then how much do you think i should sell a PR4 for? I was thinking $125 is a realistic figure, but i guess i'm wrong.
     
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    Ignore him. PR is an extremely minor factor in valuing a website (unless the PR is substantial - say PR5 or above).

    People pick up dropped domains that are still holding PR all the time, slap a site up on it and sell it to some unwitting buyer who is a page rank whore.
     
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  7. seowizards

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    You know what, congratz! instead of just buying page ranked domains, why not :

    Buy a few more page rank domains sell them for a profit make around $500

    Buy another page rank domain instead of quickly selling it, why not invest that $300-$500 in making that site earn $100 per month flog it for $1k

    The invest that $1k into a another page rank site get that site earning $500-$750 per month, flog tht for $5k+

    Then your business model is built from the bottom, it's literally what i did starting out with just £10 -$16 this was back 3 years ago and never looked back.

    Graft until you can create a monthly income from website that generate revenue per month.

    Once you get on the ladder it's so much easier to buy and sell websites, rather then page rank domains!

    Good luck to you.
     
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  8. MagicMike

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    Excellent Job! I don't think its important how much you made or if you could have gotten more money... the important thing is that you've gone through the process and it worked! You've done something that many, many others who are seen as "experts" here have not... you've made some money and that is something to celebrate!

    Ok, celebration over, now its time to go back to work, take what you've learned, learn more, and duplicate/scale up your efforts. Well done!
     
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    site flipping is the way , go on and cash in bank :D good luck brotha
     
  10. Chrisss

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    Could you elaborate how you would invest those $500 to make a $100 month site?
     
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    I think that the idea is to put some content there, do some SEO work and get a real traffic and then flip it for XXXX, sorry I wasn't clear no hard feeling.


     
  12. whatlljk

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    I'm just a crazy noob but it's prooooooooobably something like:

    -Outsourcing content creation
    -Outsourcing on-page SEO optimization
    -Outsourcing backlinks and other offpage SEO
    -Monetize

    If you get a good niche you could also make much much more than $100/month off it... might decide not to sell after all, in that case, and enjoy a passive income.
     
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    Seems like you could have gotten some more out of it, but for a first sale great job! Congrats man :D
     
  14. bk071

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    Clever thinking boy!

    @OP:
    Congrats and time to scale things up. Remember, scaling is the key when it comes to IM. If you can build a site in 30 mins and spend a few hours on SEO and it makes you $50 a month, then you can make $500 a month right away by creating more sites like that.

    Just think outside the box,
    Bk...

    PS: You've got some serious advice here by a couple of people who know what they are doing :D
     
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  15. Kickflip

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    Why do people always post in threads saying certain websites could have been sold for much more money, or its bloody easy to turn a blank PR3 website into making $100/month.

    If this is all so easy, why don't you advertise that you guys are buying all PR3 domains for $200? I guess you will soon be the richest people BHW, since you can either flip it for $1000s or just keep it for yourselves earning $100/month.

    It is not that easy, and PR3 itself really is worthless. You can buy PR3 sites for few dollars on popular domain name aftermarket forums. I made a PR3 website with 1 link from wikipedia last year.

    No content. Nothing else. 1 link. PR3. Worthless.
     
  16. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Does this really sound reasonable to you? A few hours of work to make $50.00/month? Please let me know what method could achieve this, so I can outsource it for $20.00 and be making $600,000 per year off of a $20,000 investment. I am ready to buy your ebook if it includes this method.
     
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    Oh really?
    Calm down!!!

    I didn't mean that you will build sites which will make you 50 bucks a month and take only a few minutes of your time. But this is just a model. Say you can build a site with a few hand written articles, do on page seo and then use AMR, SB and Xrumer kinda software to build links. Is that nonsense???

    I'm not here to sell "EBOOKS" or "METHODS" but help others and seek help from other when they need it. No need to get so tempted!

    Cheers,
    Bk...
     
  18. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Huh? Is there 2 people using your account or am I very confused? Do you believe it is useful advice to suggest to someone that it is reasonable possible to churn out website after website with only a few hours of time, and have those websites be profitable? If you don't believe it is possible, then why suggest it?

    Yes, you can make a website, load a few unique articles, and rank it for some very crappy keywords in only a few hours, but you are going to make only $1.00/month at best, not $50.00/month.

    That completely changes your whole model because your model depends on making more money than your time is worth. At $1.00/month profit, it will take roughly 2 years to make his money back from his time spent making the site because time is worth approximately $6-$10/hour.

    It is like telling someone to "Invest $50, and profit $500". That isn't a model. It is a dream, or a goal.
     
  19. bk071

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    Might be a dream for you but not for me. I'm already up to this and the progress is great.
    Ever heard of Micro Niche sites? What do you think how much times does it take to build one and do SEO? For me, it takes 6-8 hours max from KW research to setting up AMR and SB for link building. Sure, it takes a bit longer than 8 hours to rank but thats not what we're talking about here.

    Kick, everyone got his own methods to work on. You got yours and I got mine. Possibly you'd think that my method doesn't work but for me it does ;)
    And if anyone feels that this is a dream, than don't go after that, thats simple :cool:

    Have a blessed one,
    Bk...
     
  20. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    I don't believe you can make unlimited $50.00/month sites whenever you feel like it basically, but if that is what you want to say, then great I guess. Got any proof? I just don't believe it. How many sites do you have running at the moment making this much? How long have you been making them? It just seems really far fetched to me and I refuse to believe it without proof. How are you monetizing them then?