Worth buying this site?

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  1. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    I've been offered a site which made €15 last month, for €150.

    Its an EMD which has 14k searches locally per month.

    It's at the bottom of page 1 and has a CPC of €0.68.

    Anyone think it's worth buying ?

    Thanks
     
  2. gatra

    gatra Regular Member

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    how hard is the competition?
     
  3. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    Haven't checked since I'm on my phone but the first 2 results are amazon, that's a sign that comp is lowish, isn't it?
     
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    Edit: Sry my mistake :p
     
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  5. nikolaalx

    nikolaalx Regular Member

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    The price is good considering the income.

    Smells a bit fishy to me. How old is the site and have you verified the traffic sources?

    My advice to you is to buy it only if you are 100% sure that traffic is legit and not short lived.

     
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    livecricket Regular Member

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    check the competition and decide... after the last panda update EMD sites are ranking high in less effort
     
  7. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    The site is 2+ years old. It's also archived on archive.org which is good isn't it ?

    I'm 99% sure that he isnt a scammer btw.
     
  8. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Is it a blog site or product site? If its a blog thats good because you can keep adding more content and increase earnings. Doesn't sound like a scam to me.
     
  9. Cdman

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    It's a weird on to be honest.

    The EMD is a product, but on the site there's just a little bit of content (not much at all with a few keywords being used)

    Edit - you'd think it's a site that sells products but there's just a bit of content basically (don't think what I said above answered your question ha)
     
  10. Kikerinka

    Kikerinka Senior Member

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    I would not go for it. If there is little or no content, that's never a good sign. I would rather buy site making 5 with great content and possibilities for 150, than site with no content making 15.
     
  11. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    But if it's ranking on page 1 for a term that's searched 14k times a month with little content, surely I can make more by adding more content ?
     
  12. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    Yes it is not always a bad sign that it has little content. I have some sites which I put little content and dropped a few backlinks and I have stayed on position 1-5 for over a year already. It makes me very steady money and I don't think it will ever drop off page 1. Does the site have backlinks to it?
     
  13. menusforyou

    menusforyou Registered Member

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    Heres the Proof EMD....

    Google

    tampa seo guru

    No content, Just a WP blog. I tesed it out and Bamm...

    I own the domain.... I did it as a test.
     
  14. Cdman

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    Yes it does, from around 30 diff domains although I think the seller owns most of the sites it has backlinks from.
     
  15. Kickflip

    Kickflip BANNED BANNED

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    This is a problem. If the seller removes the links, you will lose the rankings. Many people do this as a scam. If I own 100 power domains, I give links to give a good ranking on a site. Then I sell the site, and remove the links and start over with a different website to give it good rankings.
     
  16. Cdman

    Cdman Power Member

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    Yeah I was thinking about that.

    Ah it's so confusing!