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CleanTechies.com is a popular site with PR7 and over 35K Uniques/month and over 15K email contacts in its database. In addition, it has a community of almost 40K followers combined on the most important social networks.
Content, Traffic & SEO
CleanTechies is most known for its popular blog, which gets most of the traffic to the site right now. Other pages include a job board, events directory, a bookstore, and eCommerce store for resume writing services.
Most of its traffic comes through direct traffic (40%), followed by organic search (30%), referral (24%) and campaigns (RSS feeds, etc. 6%).
There are many opportunities to grow the business, particularly through SEO content on its blog, job board, and events calendar. This site is an excellent opportunity for an SEO expert to leverage its PR7 and tap into its huge SEO potential.
55K Page views/month
15K Email contacts - Distribution list
2.1K Readers - RSS feed subscriber
+ established social presences on YouTube, StumbleUpon, Digg, and more.
Legal Entity / Trademarks
The site is owned by CleanTechies, Inc. which can be acquired as part of the site purchase. It is set up in Delaware and owns the CleanTechies Trademarks.
Content Partners & Publishers/Ad Networks
The site has a number of content partnership agreements in place with other popular green sites, which provide free quality content to the site.
All ad zones on the site are controlled by DFP Small Business ad manager and run Adsense ads as a default. Further established ad partner and network relationships include Media 350, Waling Light Media, Guardian Ad Network, SustainLane Green Ad Network and affiliate marketing with Amazon.
Server software stack: LAMP
Framework: WordPress Multi-Site, incl. object and page caching.
There are several sources of revenue:
1) Display advertising
Most of the revenue comes in through display advertising in the form of traditional banner advertisements in standard IAB sizes.
2) Email blasts
The site has an email distribution list of over 15K contacts that can be leveraged for paid email blasts by advertisers and partners or newsletters to drive additional traffic to the site. A newsletter template exists and can be sent out through YMLP (YourMailingListProvider) or another email program of choice.
3) Sponsored posts
In addition to its own unique content and that of its content partners, the site currently accepts sponsored blog posts.
4) Resume writing services
The site has an eCommerce offer, selling resume writing services. This service can be expanded easily by promoting the service and writing career-related articles on the site's popular blog.
Included in the sale
- The domains
- Email distribution list
- Legal entity
- US trademark
- The website, front-end and back-end
- Social media and other existing accounts
- Content partner and publisher/advertiser list
- 30 days of technical support after the date of the handover
Why are we selling?
With both founders having other full-time commitments, we're looking for a new owner who wants to take the site to the next level.
Do I need programming or marketing experience to operate this website?
Operating this website requires no programming or marketing knowledge at all. Blog posts and events can be published through WordPress, which is pretty straightforward and doesn't require coding skills.The current editor may be interested in staying on board and potentially expanding his commitment if the new owner is interested. Jobs are being published by customers through Jobamatic.
Other than that, the service is fully automated, with syndication of all blog posts to Twitter, Facebook, and the RSS feed.
Does the website require any technical maintenance?
The scripts require no technical maintenance at all. It is set to run on auto-pilot, therefore it only requires an editor to publish new content through its WordPress interface. Any changes to the site can be done through WordPress.
How is the sale going to take place?
We accept escrow.com which is secure and is also recommended by Flippa. We will cover all escrow and Flippa fees. Buyer will not pay any fees.
|Site Established ?||August 2008|
|Built With ?||WordPress|
|Google Analytics Detected ?||Yes|
|Domain Registered ?||30 November 2007|
|Content Unique ?||Yes|
|Design Unique ?||Yes|
|Links In Google ?||163|
|Pages In Google ?||37,300|
|MajesticSEO Inbound Links ?||752,076|
|SEOmoz mozRank ?||5.69|
|Alexa Rank ?||283,607|