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Selling websites

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by 0nodera, Apr 27, 2014.

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  1. 0nodera

    0nodera Newbie

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    Im completely new to selling websites and would like to ask a few questions.

    Do i purchase the domain and hosting? or charge the customer? would i charge the customer the full price from the very start or when the website is completed?

    Thanks
     
  2. itsdjango

    itsdjango Regular Member

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    You can try reseller methods for domains and hosting. And for charging for the website, you should decide a upfront amount and ask the client for it. Coz you never know what's gonna happen.
     
  3. YourMoneyButton

    YourMoneyButton Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Are you designing a website for a client or selling existing websites to people?

    If designing for a client they would order the domain and either you or them would deal with the hosting depending how tech-comfortable they are.
     
  4. Dr Acula

    Dr Acula Junior Member

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    You have a few options.

    1. A client hires you to design a website. You can give them a domain as part of the package or (more commonly) have then supply it.

    2. You build a website and list it for sale.

    3. You build a website and make it profitable. You then sell both domain and website based on design, domain value, and earnings.

    4. You do step 3 and allow a client to lease it.

    I'm happy to expand on any of these if you'd like.
     
  5. Turing

    Turing Newbie

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    I always make sure the client buys the domain. It's not worth the small amount of money from reselling to deal with clients at every renewal.

    For hosting, I use an affiliate account and tell the client if they use my affiliate I will give them $25 off. They are happier and I get an extra $25.

    As for pricing, I do a 50/50 split. 50% to start, 50% when finished. I think this is customary and it motivates both parties to be honest.
     
  6. manking

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    You question doesn't clarify many things. Are you making websites for a company/person that hired you, if so let them buy the domain or you wan't to sell a website on marketplace, then you buy the domain