Arbitrage is used in many markets, to yield profits. It is basically buying and selling. This buying and selling specifically takes place in different market places, to exploit a potential profit run.
What I am about to talk about, is arbitrage, for websites.
There are many places on the internet to sell your website, which all have different amount of visitors/traffic. This means that not all the market places will have the same amount of buyers.
You will be looking to buy websites which have traffic trickling through, at bargain prices. You will then relist this website on a higher marketplace, in the hopes of making a profit on it!
Where you can find websites that have some sellers, but a significant lower ratio of buyers, you can take advantage of the difference.
Due to the lack of visits/sales, they will often lower the price, because they are eager or desperate for the sale, for whatever reason, i.e. need the funds.
Here are some places, with relatively a low ratio of buyers, compared to a marketplace like flippa or WF.
(I wont put in the URL's, incase we are not allowed to. But you can easily find them in Google).
- Talk Freelance
- Net Builders
- DN Forum
The higher end of the scale, as mentioned, would be:
- Warrior Forum
Popular sites that sell, are blogs, niche product sites, product sites and e-commerce.
Try and look for sites that have a good design. This will be a strong selling point. And of course, you are looking out for sites with traffic, and even some revenue if possible.
Sometimes you could try contacting the seller directly, via the market place, and see if they would consider selling at an even lower price than listed. You never know! Nothing wrong with a bit of haggling!
Make sure you have a killer sales page when you list your site. Some don't have any info, or even lack of proof. Provide traffic proof where possible!