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Realistically, how much money can you make from flipping sites?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by jasher, Jun 17, 2019.

  1. jasher

    jasher Junior Member

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    I am curious as to how much money you can realistically make flipping sites? per hour sort of thing.

    Also what is required other than some brainstorming and using some common-sense in arbitrage?
     
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    it depends on many factors but monthly income multiply x20 - x35 times, in my opinion, you can easily sell
     
  3. Univa

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    what do you mean by that?
    Besides yeah if the website is well built and has a good link structure then average 3-6 months earnings of the website * 20-30.
    Usually a year old websites are preferred rather than a few months old.
     
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    emgh Regular Member

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    Problem is Flippa is shit and Empire Flippers are for people whos already millionaires
     
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    Alex D. Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You will need a lot of time invested in. I usually don't get people doing this. Let's say you build up a website that generates $1000/month.
    Why would you sell it when you can keep it and have a passive income? Of course, there are situations where you need money.
    I think having a passive income is way better than working every month on building new websites.
     
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    Dark Sky Regular Member

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    What if your monthly income is $1000 from amazon affiliate (They pay $1000 after tax) Would you take tax into consideration? E.G if it was $2000 before tax would you sell for 20-35x $2000 or $1000?
     
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    Flipping a site requires it to have a built in income or something worth while rather a good domain, clean content site or e-commerce site with built in business or google news approved site
     
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    I would sell for 20-35x $1000
     
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    yes that true you need to build incom stream not only website + domain + content
     
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    Obviously the sky is the limit. You can buy 6 figure sites and double your money, for instance.
     
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    or you can buy a 6 figure site and lose all your money...
     
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    Most sites are priced depending on the revenue made per month. If you can scale it, you'll earn a better multiple when you flip the site.
     
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    yes that's true
     
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    I have a friend who lives by this method, initially puts a lot of money and loses, now he knows what to look for in 3 years. According to him, it is quite difficult, sometimes the website owners distort the data very much, and then you sell the page for a very long time.
     
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    True. But then again, a sane individual doesn't gamble 100k on a website, unless he knows what he's doing.
     
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    Yeah, 6 figures was a stretch, just because of your quote.
    but lots of people buy 3-4 figures websites and lose their money because they dont really understand what they bought.
     
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    I’ve bought quite a few sites. As for criteria- I only consider sites that are at least two years old, clean backlink profiles (no PBNs, no spam), 100% original content, and have social profiles that appear to be actively run by real people.

    But yeah, 25-35x monthly net income is a good rule of thumb. So when you’re talking about sites with a six-figure income, there is money to be made.

    There’s also money to be lost. I talked to a guy this week who invested $300k in an e-commerce site, and it’s gone to zero. But he also had no clue what he was doing, so should never have invested. Sellers still made their money though!
     
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    Spending more then 10k on a site unless it’s a corporation who is selling the site is way to big of a risk not worth it
     
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    If you don't have a lot of experience in the field I suggest not to arbitrage websites.
    Better just create websites, start to earn something and then sell them.
    You won't risk anything, create profit and gain a lot of experience.. then you can think about arbitrage.
    That's my opinion :)
     
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