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Selling Sites with Nulled Themes

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by rakoom2002, Oct 15, 2011.

  1. rakoom2002

    rakoom2002 Supreme Member

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    I have a wordpress site that is using a nulled premium theme. I want to sell the website, but dont want to actually buy the theme unless it sells. Do you think it would be okay, in the event that the website sells, just to buy the theme at that point?
     
  2. black jack

    black jack Registered Member

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    once it sells you can buy the theme and install it
     
  3. NastyNika

    NastyNika Newbie

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    If you had to ask such a question, it means you are worried about consequences. That automatically in my book means that buying the theme, making sure all works, and then selling the site is the best bet for you.

    Gaming search engines is not illegal and neither is testing out products prior to purchasing them. Yet when you accept cash for property you are testing out, they are gonna... do nothing.

    I myself would charge the buyer a premium for getting a limited edition theme, possibly nulled by an 8 year old Russian prodigy. That's gotta be worth a few extra quid. Tell the buyer not to worry, with all the back-doors, you will personally ensure that his website is protected and all customer info is protected against rival hackers. In fact, inform the buyer once they get comfortable about the mandatory monthly insurance payments they need to start making.

    If the developer complains, remind them of all the free publicity they received all thanks to your hard work posting their nulled product on download directories; and being a well mannered gentleman that you are, you never even asked them for anything in return.

    Since now you feel insulted by their complaints of you selling their nulled theme, perhaps the developer owes you 30% of the net revenues as compensation, back-pay one might say, along with all the pain and suffering their insinuations have caused.

    If this is not how you see this situation, just pay for the theme and focus on things within your comfort zone. SEO is stressful enough.
     
  4. Double D

    Double D Registered Member

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    To OP's question I think doing what you said would be the ideal thing to do!

    funny I was wondering the same thing today
     
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    I don't know why you people are still using nulled themes. Most of them are full with evil codes and so on. $30-$40 i don't think is a BIG investment.
     
  6. bz

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    If something in the structure, or functionality, changed since you started using the nulled theme do you really wanna deal with trying to fix it after the sale?
     
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    You should buy the theme. Your customer is not buying stolen property, and that is what a nulled theme is. Almost all nulled and free themes have backdoors, spam links, and/or malware.

    Also, you can never be sure when you switch to the legal theme will perform exactly like a nulled theme until you install it. Better to make the change on your account and time to make sure it works.

    You also should have included the cost of any premium themes and their premium plugins into the sale price.

    Not to mention you can get sued if your customer loses business because you used a hacked theme.
     
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  8. agente808

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    without moralizing, think of it this way:

    it's much better to buy the theme when the site sells (and install it for the new owner, of course)
    than to NOT buy the theme ever

    unfortunately, $40 is a lot of money for some people, so do the best you can.