David Fairley, Website Properties’ President, was recently interviewed by Forbes Magazine regarding how individuals throughout the US are starting and building million dollar businesses from their own homes. The internet is a wide open playing field for entrepreneurs and David’s comments and the Forbes article give helpful suggestions to start of your next 6 figure […]
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About David Fairley
David Fairley is President and Founder of Website Properties.com. Having started Hamocks.com, Strollers.com and Drums.com as an early e-commerce entrepreneur, David's 25+ years of experience in the internet and Website Brokerage industry gives him a unique and experienced outlook on all things internet.
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Once you’ve made the decision to sell your internet business, it’s important to tend to a few items that will help you get the most out of the sale of your business and make the process as smooth as possible. Here are six tips to keep in mind when your business is listed for sale: […]
When determining the actual value of a website business beyond the financial profit and loss statements using method such as EBITA , Cash Basis , etc , the main supporting fundamentals, other than the financial condition of the business, are unique to internet opportunities. These fundamentals typically underscore the reason for a buyer to pay […]
One of the biggest decisions an internet entrepreneur will make is when is the right time to sell the business ( or rather “baby”)? We get approached regularly to provide feedback, free website appraisals and general advice on potential clients internet businesses they own currently and are considering selling. Sometimes our appraisal is enough information […]
Many sellers describe their business opportunities as having great potential and upside that should justify a higher selling price. We regularly find ourselves explaining that buyers don’t pay for potential or what is referred to as ‘blue sky’ – unrealized financial expansion and profitability. Buyers will tend to focus on current and past results and […]
A big concern that usually crops up for our clients is how to handle their employees in lieu of their decision to sell a website business. The fears surrounding communicating to the employees that the plan to sell the internet business are moving forward are not unfounded. The uncertainty of how employees will react initially […]
A common problem encountered by sellers when listing their website business for sale is that they have multiple internet businesses they operate under one ‘roof’ so to speak. The sellers often only keep one set of books for all the businesses and typically one bank account where funds are deposited. The trouble starts when the […]
With the summer rapidly coming to a close, people will start getting back into their business groove again as we head into fall and towards the 4th quarter bonanza. For buyers, acquiring a new website business for sale at this time of year, particularly e-commerce internet businesses, can be highly advantageous. Christmas sales and the […]
There are a lot of websites popping up recently promoting the fabulous virtues of flipping websites for a living and making BIG money. Many offer extensive courses and consulting on the do’s and don’ts of this business model. There are certainly plenty of self proclaimed experts and gurus who are now exploiting this niche by […]
The domain name marketplace is still such a wild west subjective market it is not easy to always discern what makes a domain name valuable – or what is known formally in the industry as “premium”! Having represented many domain name owners in selling their assets – either as established websites or parked domains – […]
At Website Properties, we specialize in selling established website businesses & internet business opportunities. Unlike traditional Brick & Mortar Business Brokers, our primary focus and expertise is centered exclusively on online business properties. That single minded focus means the sale of your online business will receive the expertise and attention it deserves.