Big News to report in the days to come — We’re waiting for confirmation, but Flippa has seen one of its best domain sales to date. This is on the heels of Premium Domain movement already out-performing March in the first half of this month alone! Recently, we told you about our new Crowdsourced Domain […]
You’ve been browsing the websites for sale on Flippa and you can’t seem to find the ‘perfect’ one. Buying websites can be a full on experiencing and you might resign yourself to thinking you can’t seem to find a website that’s worth buying. This is the wrong attitude to have.
Even if you’ve been disenchanted in your search, there’s a way to turn it all around. You’ve simply been placing your attention on the wrong type of websites. It’s time to expand your perspective and begin searching for diamonds in the rough. We’ll be calling these websites ‘forgotten sites’. I’ll also explain the first steps you should take after purchasing a forgotten website.
Over the last few months Flippa’s premium website brokerage service Deal Flow has seen some exciting updates, improvements and changes.
Here are the highlights:
- Industry veteran Bryan O’Neil joins the growing Deal Flow team
- Shift from auctions to private sales
- Dedicated listing brokers
Last week, I reported Flippa’s second-best domain sale of the year, with KYM.com @ $14,001. Well, I spoke too soon, as Carabiner.com has stepped-in to claim that honor, weighing in at an impressive $15,100!
April’s off to a sweltering start — take a look at some of the newer Premium Domains in-auction, below.
There’s a familiar adage, “A domain is only worth what a buyer is willing to pay.” Well, this is true — but it’s also counter-intuitive when you’re seeking pricing benchmarks and don’t know where to turn for guidance.
Maybe you’re looking to acquire a domain on Flippa and want some feedback on the investment you’re about to make. Or maybe you’re ready to list a domain at auction and are having trouble configuring what to price the opening bid at to attract the most bidders.
Picture this: after thinking about buying a website for a while you’ve finally taken the plunge and bought respectable website maybe with some passive income but heaps of potential. So now you need to start running your newly acquired online business, and the best news is you only need a small budget to do this. Starting or relaunching an online business – any business – is a daunting, intimidating, borderline terrifying prospect. But declare you’re launching a new brand without a budget? Don’t be surprised if all you hear is “That’s crazy.”
And yet the idea is not actually crazy. It’s more than just possible to make your dreams a reality without a spending penny. Many have blazed the trail before you. There are heaps of free online tools and resources to support you in the journey. You may need to spend a bit more time in the planning stages to ensure you don’t waste your golden opportunity, but if you’ve got the hours to dedicate, you don’t necessarily need the cash. Looking for pointers on how to launch a successful brand with zero equity? Here are the essential steps:
Took a week off last week unintentionally (the weather was beautiful in Australia!), so I’ll make up for it this week with an extensive list — the Premium Domain Names listed in the marketplace right now are posing some very interesting options for domain buyers and investors. I’ll highlight some of these in a moment.
Be a better seller by creating an oasis for your buyers.
People buy with their minds first. Before they hit the “Place Bid” button, you must encourage them to know, like and trust you.
This is a tough task, but don’t despair. Some basic human psychology can help you make the sale.
In this article, you’ll learn about Professor Robert Cialdini’s six weapons of influence. His book “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion” has sold more than 2 million copies worldwide. Fortune Magazine lists it as one of the “75 Smartest Business Books” ever written.
So, what can we learn from Professor Cialdini’s research? Let’s take a look…
Choose the right path with verified data.
The Flippa community is made up of a bunch of individuals with superb talents, today there is an issue that’s worth mentioning for everyone involved with Flippa..and that’s the difference between claimed and verified earnings and analytics.
One of Flippa’s goals this year is to expand our customer support coverage. Today, we’re excited to announce that you’ll now be able to live chat with our support teams based in Melbourne and San Francisco. Given the time sensitive nature of auctions on Flippa, we think this will be beneficial to our customers.