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Preparing Your Website Business For Sale

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 […]

Selling a single Website Business when you own multiple sites

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 […]

Buying and selling a Website – timing is the key

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 […]

Website Flipping – Buying and selling Websites as business model

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 Seven Essential Traits needed for a successful Internet Business sale

As a professional internet business brokerage, a large part of our job is coaching and guiding our clients prior to, during and after the process of selling their website business. Over the years and after dozens of successful online business for sale closings, we have identified 7 main key traits a seller needs to have […]

Business Broker Survey Confirms Owner Financing On Rise

I recently received the survey results from a major online multiple listing service for businesses for sale. The survey conducted included over 1700 business brokers in the US. The report clearly established some trends I have been reiterating in my blog lately. In particular, the trend towards more owner financing in the deal structure. Because […]

Website for Sale Due Diligence

When it comes time to sell your online business venture it is very important to prepare your business presentation and get your documentation organized. Even though a business appears to be attractive in its presentation, many deals will stall and fail to close because of a lack of clear historic documentation of the business financials […]

Dropping a Business For Sale listing

Even though we are diligent in screening and reviewing our clients, their business financials and fundamentals prior to engaging them and listing their internet businesses for sale, occasionally we have some website businesses that precipitately descend in their traffic, revenues and other fundamentals during the course of selling their business. Sometimes, as in quarter 4 […]