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3-y/o WordPress Blog making $720+/mo with 1,155 uniques/mo

DA 31 WordPress Blog with 400+ original posts. Making money from Sponsored Reviews, ads and link placements.

At a glance ?

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Site Type
Content
Platform
Wordpress 4.2
Site Age
3 years

Traffic ?

Page Views
1,895
Unique Visits
1,090

Financials ?

Gross Revenue
$690
Net Profit
$685
AdSense Revenue
$2

Traffic ?

Uniques Page Views
Jun 17 1,142 2,329
May 17 1,102 1,753
Apr 17 1,028 1,604
Mar 17 1,335 2,179
Feb 17 1,461 2,275
Jan 17 1,293 1,945
Dec 16 3,021 5,953
Nov 16 1,688 3,389
Oct 16 1,228 1,631
Sep 16 1,284 1,918
Aug 16 1,200 1,758
Jul 16 1,197 1,782

Traffic Health ?

Pages / Session
1.50
Avg. Session Duration
00:01:01
Bounce Rate
75.73%

Top Channels ?

Page Views % of Total
Direct 1,336 57%
Organic Search 630 27%
Referral 215 9.2%
Social 88 3.8%
(Other) 58 2.5%

Top Countries ?

Page Views
India 887
United States 504
Germany 114
United Kingdom 92
Bangladesh 44

Financials ?

Monetization Methods

  • This website earns revenue with Google AdSense
  • This website also earns revenue with Advertising Sales. It is recommended to request a video walk through from the seller to verify all revenue claims.

Last 12 Months Claimed Revenue and Profit

Revenue Costs Profit
Jul 16 $700 $5 $695
Aug 16 $600 $5 $595
Sep 16 $600 $5 $595
Oct 16 $820 $5 $815
Nov 16 $700 $5 $695
Dec 16 $1,000 $5 $995
Jan 17 $700 $5 $695
Feb 17 $800 $5 $795
Mar 17 $700 $5 $695
Apr 17 $720 $5 $715
May 17 $750 $5 $745
Jun 17 $600 $5 $595

Seller's Notes

For sale is my DA31 WordPress Blog with 400+ original posts on technology, how-to guides, product review, gadgets and blogging tips.

The blog is in the database of some of the top SEO and PR agencies and I get regular sponsored review requests from top brands across the world. 

Revenue streams:

  • Sponsored reviews (50%)
  • Banner ads (30%)
  • Link Placement (14%)
  • Google Adsense (1%)
  • Affiliate sales (5%)

Note: Most of the revenue generated is paid through bank transfers. I have attached the bank account statement. All the transactions are in INR (Indian Rupee).

What's on Offer:

  1. Domain along with all the published blog posts and plugins.
  2. Blog's Facebook page.
  3. Blog's RSS feed.
  4. Genesis Framework by StudioPress + Magazine pro premium theme (worth $150)
  5. 7500+ Email subscribers

Traffic details:

  • 50% organic search
  • 22% Referral
  • 10% Social
  • 18% Other

Growth Potential:

This can be huge in the cloud and tech space. I would write more content on these topics and generate affiliate income. Moreover, the blog will generate easy recurring revenue from sponsored posts and ad sales.

Transaction and handover:

All the items that are part of the deal will be transferred to the buyer including domain and hosting (you should buy your own hosting plan). I am willing to help with the transition and initial setup if required.

Reason for selling:

Unable to spare time for the blog as I'm working on my next big project. Also, I need money to fund my new project.

SELLER INTERVIEW:

How is your business monetized?

Advertising

Affiliate

Services

Please describe your business model 

For sale is my DA31 WordPress Blog with 400+ original posts on technology, how-to guides, product review, gadgets and blogging tips. The blog is in the database of some of the top SEO and PR agencies and I get regular sponsored review requests from top brands across the world. Revenue streams: Sponsored reviews (50%) Banner ads (30%) Link Placement (14%) Google Adsense (1%) Affiliate sales (5%)

Are you the original owner of the business?

Yes

Which platform does the website use?

WordPress

Where is the site hosted and will this need to change after purchase?

Hostgator. Buyer needs to buy his own hosting. I will transfer the domain and hosting to the buyer.

Why are you selling the business?

Unable to spare time for the blog as I'm working on my next big project. Also, I need money to fund my new project.

Can the website’s revenue be accurately tracked back to the website?

No, revenue cannot be tracked back to the business as described in the question.

Is the website’s revenue kept separate from other business and personal accounts?

Yes, completely separate.

If necessary, do you have tax returns available to support your revenue claims?

No, I do not have tax returns available at this time.

Are you willing to provide live revenue verification?

Yes, I am willing to provide live revenue verification as long as we would remove the client's name for confidentiality

What are the main expenses of the business?

Hosting charges for the blog are the only expenses i.e. ~ $5 a month.

Please list all domain names you are including in the sale

http://techcloud.in/

Are you including any social media accounts in the sale?

Yes

Which accounts will you be including?

Facebook

Please provide some basic details about each account selected above

https://www.facebook.com/tech.cloud101/

Are there any email lists included in the sale?

Yes

Where are email lists held and how many subscribers does each list have?

MadMimi - 7500

Are you including other assets in the sale that you think we should know about?

Yes

Please describe the additional assets mentioned above

Blog's RSS feed. Genesis Framework by StudioPress + Magazine pro premium theme (worth $150)

Are you selling the assets of the business (asset sale) or the company (stock sale)?

I am selling all of the assets of my business, asset sale.

Have you granted Google Analytics access?

Yes, I have.

What are the primary traffic sources of the site? 

Direct

Organic

Why do you think the site's top traffic sources are the the ones you chose above?

Taken from GA data.

Do you use, or have you experimented with, social media marketing?

Yes, I currently use social media marketing.

Have you done any Search Engine Optimization?

Yes, I have done minimal SEO.

Please provide a brief overview of the SEO you have performed on this site

Content marketing & link building.

Do you or have you ever purchased traffic?

No, I have never purchased traffic.

Has the site ever received any search engine penalties?

No, to my knowledge my site has never received any search engine penalties.

Do you use, or have you experimented with direct / display advertising?

No, I have not.

Have you experimented with any other sales / marketing initiatives?

No

Do you have employees or contracts with freelancers?

No

How is the content of your website produced? 

I write my own content and publish it through WordPress.

Does the owner need specific skillsets in order to successfully operate the site?

No

Do you and/or any employees or freelancers provide customer support?

No

Please identify and briefly describe your main competitors (1-3 is fine)

NA

What makes your website better than its competition?

NA

Which ad networks does the website utilize?

AdSense

BuySellAds

Are all ad networks transferable to the new owner?

No

Please explain which networks are not transferable and why

Both. Buyer needs to create their own account.

Does your website utilize direct advertising?

Yes

Please explain how direct advertising relationships are managed

Through the blog's "Advertise with us" page.

Please list all affiliates generating more than 1% of total revenue

Amazon

Are all affiliate relationships transferable to the new owner?

No

Please explain which affiliate relationships are not transferable

Both. Buyer needs to create their own account.

Please breakdown each of the services you offer and include an overview of pricing

Sponsored reviews (50%) Banner ads (30%) Link Placement (14%) Google Adsense (1%) Affiliate sales (5%)

How many paying clients did you have last month for each of your services?

5

Are you willing to sign a 3-year non-compete contract in the industry that the website operates in?

Yes, I am.

Will you provide 1-3 months of post-sale support & training, in order to ensure that the buyer is able to fully take over the business and its operations?

Yes

What are the primary growth opportunities for the business going forward?

This can be huge in the cloud and tech space. I would write more content on these topics and generate affiliate income. Moreover, the blog will generate easy recurring revenue from sponsored posts and ad sales.

Are there any geographical limitations to the potential buyer of the business?

No, there are no geographic limitations.

 

Site Info

Site Established ? October 2013
Built With ? WordPress
Google Analytics Detected ? Yes
More info: BuiltWith

Domain Info

Domain Registered ? 29 October 2013
Registrar ? Endurance Domains Technology LLP (R173-AFIN)
More info: Wayback Machine and Whois

Site Uniqueness

Content Unique ? Yes
Design Unique ? Yes
More info: Plagspotter and Copyscape

SEO Presence

Pages In Google ? 538
MajesticSEO Inbound Links ?
SEOmoz mozRank ?
Alexa Rank ? 737,785
More info: SEOmoz and SEMRush

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