filesend.net

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FileSend Established File Hosting and Delivery Service

At a glance ?

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Site Type
Platform
Site Age
10 years

Traffic ?

Page Views
4,500,000
Unique Visits
2,100,000
No Google Analytics data

Financials ?

Gross Revenue
$6,000
Net Profit
No Additional Financial Data

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Monetization Methods

Seller's Notes

Hey guys. You are probably wondering why I am selling this site - I am currently in my 4th year of university and have been quite busy with school, which does not really allow me to spend the time necessary to work/improve the site. Also, due to the current economic situation, ad rates have dropped 35-40%, and I do not have the funds to continue supporting the site. I also listed an ad for FileSend here on Oct. 10 and ended up with a fake winning bid, so that's why I am relisting.

I currently own 6 servers (each consisting of 8x750 GB hard drives in RAID-10, costing near 20k) and colo in the PacificRack datacenter in LA. We currently have a 1Gbps line with them, and push roughly 90% of that; however, this usage can be reduced tremendously due to the high usage from Middle Eastern users (who are currently exploiting my scripts) with low revenue returns. At the moment, I am working with a programmer in securing my scripts, and can see as much as a 40-50% reduction in bandwidth usage. We are paying $6500 total ($500 for a full cabinet of colo space and $6000 for the 1Gbps).

I am looking for a quick sale at a good price for both the buyer and myself; however, I am looking for someone who is interested and capable of fully supporting FileSend (adding servers/bandwidth, hiring programmers, etc) as I do not want to see my work go to waste.

Additional Revenue Details

FileSend currently makes revenue from two sources: subscriptions and ads. Currently, ads account for most of the revenue made, but subscriptions increase as traffic increase. In September, FileSend made $10,402.73 from AdBrite, $2,130.07 from Tribal Fusion, and $2,148.97 from ValueClick Media. However, the current financial crisis has our advertising revenue reduced 35-40% beginning in the month of December until now. This has caused us to operate at a loss/breakeven for the past couple of months, and I simply do not have the funds to invest until things turn around. I will provide more info to potential buyers upon request.

Additional Traffic Details

Most traffic to this site is from referrals - people uploading files and sending to others through email, or posting them on the web. I will provide access to Google Analytics upon request.

Site Info

Site Established ? April 2007
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Google Analytics Detected ? No
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Domain Info

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Registrar ?
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Site Uniqueness

Content Unique ? No
Design Unique ? No
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Comments

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davidkessel ( new )
Sat, 31 Jan 2009 14:04:12 AEDT

The URL rings a bell. Has it been for sale here before?

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mpcovcd ( suspended )
Sun, 01 Feb 2009 01:38:29 AEDT

Great site I've used it before - Good luck with the sale.

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Sun, 01 Feb 2009 02:27:52 AEDT

Was the bidder who backed out in the last auction at $150,000?

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welldawg08 ( new )
Sun, 01 Feb 2009 03:40:39 AEDT

Hello please PM the Google Analytics, thanks

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playswfgames ( new )
Sun, 01 Feb 2009 14:23:43 AEDT

For a site like this, i would verify the site access

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echang ( | $150K )
Mon, 02 Feb 2009 06:05:44 AEDT

Yes, I posted FileSend for sale in early October but ended with a fake winning bid, hence this re-post. I will be providing access to our Google Analytics to all that are interested.
Thanks for the suggestion playswfgames - I have gone ahead and done that.

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echang ( | $150K )
Mon, 02 Feb 2009 06:07:52 AEDT

That is correct, SuperDomains.com.

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jajo ( new )
Mon, 02 Feb 2009 14:11:48 AEDT

Great site, but you dont have ValueClick ads on your site. And can you please provide a screenshots of your current revenue?

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welldawg08 ( new )
Tue, 03 Feb 2009 03:33:39 AEDT

I did not get Google Analytics access yet, fyi

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StuntPope ( | $9.51K )
Wed, 04 Feb 2009 01:52:31 AEDT

P.M Sent

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Ttec ( | $14.5K )
Wed, 04 Feb 2009 19:28:55 AEDT

Hi, what does this mean "the high usage from Middle Eastern users (who are currently exploiting my scripts) with low revenue returns"? How much work is required to deal with this issue?

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echang ( | $150K )
Thu, 05 Feb 2009 06:22:01 AEDT

Ttec: I have found another programmer who is currently recoding my download script to generate temporary download links, which should remedy that problem. He should have something for me in 48-72 hours. Bandwidth usage should go down drastically after the change, we will just need to see how much.

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xdotonline ( | $16K )
Thu, 05 Feb 2009 07:19:41 AEDT

Is the script that you're using for sale?

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link2blogs ( | $65.5K )
Fri, 06 Feb 2009 04:22:52 AEDT

I also would like to see Analytics, thanks

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DanLar75 ( | $410 )
Mon, 09 Feb 2009 14:23:12 AEDT

Could you send me analytics please, seriously interested!

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KiruSoft ( new )
Mon, 09 Feb 2009 19:21:45 AEDT

send me analytics please, I'm interested!

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sidereelVix ( new )
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 05:59:44 AEDT

hi

can i have Analytics access please

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StuntPope ( | $9.51K )
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 14:44:04 AEDT

pm sent, I had a follow up question to our previous email conversation

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DanLar75 ( | $410 )
Fri, 20 Feb 2009 17:43:56 AEDT

Please PM me regarding advertising. I have sent you an email (at the address you specified) but no answer so far. Also, would you be willing to sell the site at a 'montly payment' option. I represent a company able to guarantee payment.

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sitmitgo ( new )
Mon, 02 Mar 2009 11:40:39 AEDT

Studying the traffic into detail I can notice most of the valuable traffic is coming from a referral site "coolrom.com" As I can tell coolrom.com isn't included in the sale tho you own coolrom.com as well.
You could simply change referral addresses off your other website and create a new file sharing website after you sold filesend.net
Without coolrom.com's referral traffic to filesend.net it would have no valuable traffic. All the other traffic besides coolrom's referrals comes from the middle east
Registrant:

eCHANG Net Inc.
Registered through: GoDaddy.com, Inc. (http://www.godaddy.com)

Domain Name: COOLROM.COM

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flipcaxt ( new )
Fri, 26 Jun 2009 16:57:56 AEST

How much are you paying PER Gigabyte of Traffic and how much Bandwidth is consume per month

The Seller
Sellerdefaultavatar echang
1 transaction totalling $150,000
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