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Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 676
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Why did this not work?

You've hit that classic problem that most people stumble onto after buying a site with a ton of traffic and all the 'potential' in the world ... only to find it never converts to $$$ (or £££!).
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th February 2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Where to sell besides Flippa.com

If you're looking for broker, then I'd recommend

Flipping Enterprises (www.flippingenterprises.com) or
We Sell Your Site (http://wesellyoursite.com)

I'd also recommend Quiet Light and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th February 2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,128
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Contacting people on Flippa about bids?

That would be the holy grail of list building :)

Whilst contacting people cold isn't possible, you'll usually find that sub $10K buyers will often buy more than once throughout their 'lifespan'....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th December 2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Best Places to sell websites - help update the list

This also needs updating, but you can find a few ideas here

How to find Websites for Sale – 35 Sites Ranked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,305
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Flippa is a MONOPOLY

Flippa are faced with a dilema and not wanting to quote lines from random gangster movies, "when you're number one everyone lines up to take a shot at you"!

They have two choices

1) Keep costs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th July 2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,701
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Would You Buy a Site on Flippa? Or, Have you Ever Bought a Site There & Made a Profit?

That's not entirely true.

There's lots of reason why someone would legitimately sell their site (trading up, change of direction, pooling funds, loss of passion, diversification, opportunity) but...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th June 2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,763
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: How Do I Grow My Website Flipping Business?

Lee and Magician have both given some quality answers, especially in the fact that outsourcing will usually take more time than you imagine, in managing whatever you've outsourced (or maybe I'm just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th May 2011, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Flippa strategies

I think the three day minimum boils down to a business decision.

Flippa is a marketplace that relies on having enough listings to attract sellers. I assume they've got their key metrics tracked...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st January 2011, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Site flipping, do you have to do backlinking??

It's like I wrote this post for you :)

http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/323975-selling-20k-per-month-websites-flippa-simple-ish-formula.html
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,352
Posted By Flipfilter
Selling $20K per month of websites on Flippa - a simple(ish) formula

I recently did some research for a blog post, which dissects the business model of eight website traders who list on places like Flippa frequently and ALWAYS sell, earning upwards of $20,000 each...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th January 2011, 04:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,210
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: 1st Flippa try - hope maybe anybody has some ideas or tips

Hey Ehsan,

IMO, this is only half true. I think more experienced buyers will always put a higher value on organic traffic, but generally the market doesnt seem to agree. I've noticed that when two...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th December 2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Systemizing Your Business - I Think This is the Key

Hi Lauryn,

Outsourcing is certainly going to explode as a topic and niche in 2011;

From my experience, most people don't struggle with creating a system as much as they struggle with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th December 2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Alternative to Flippa?

Hi Jennifer,

If you're still looking, we have a list of about 35 sites here

How to find Websites for Sale – 35 Sites Ranked | Find Websites for Sale with FlipFilter...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2010, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Where to find someone to sell my local niche site?

Hey Wax,

Generally you've got two options, but I wouldn't recommend either yet.

1) A broker
With no income and the likelyhood that the search volume on these sites will be relatively small,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th October 2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,540
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: The Power of Having Your OWN Product...

Hey Shane,

The numbers speak for themselves when you look at how much revenue per user a site makes on average, and split this between

1) Adsense only sites
2) Product / Service only sites and...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,794
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Owning an Adsense Site is the worst decision you can make - I've posted the figures here to prov

This is the bullsh!t dream that propels people to keep doing something which is less likely to work.

There are adsense success stories - I see posts here often from people who have a large...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th October 2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,794
Posted By Flipfilter
Owning an Adsense Site is the worst decision you can make - I've posted the figures here to prove it

<< I feel like I'm risking upsetting people, so I'm adding this to clarify, I have no issue with Adsense as a way of making money despite my overly dramatic title! I own (successful) adsense sites...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd October 2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Walk Me Through a Site Flip for $100

Hi Tiffany,

I couldnt walk you through personally, but I do have a lot of free information on Flipfilter.com's blog, including beginners tutorials here

Tutorials | Find Websites for Sale with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st October 2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: I'm considering selling my business, what should I think about?

Whilst I have a rule of never taking advice from accountants or bank managers :) your accountant is generally correct.

Here's the online business stats from our data engine:

The average online...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st October 2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,541
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: I'm watching my great site goes away!!!!

Ok I withdraw all my fish related statements and apologise for assuming the worse...I blame it on living in Great Britain where everyone is a cynic!

Glad you got it back though - now the fight to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 29th September 2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Good source of free/cheap images

Try stock.xchng - the leading free stock photography site (http://www.sxc.hu), the poor mans Istock!
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th July 2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 700
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Advice on Selling Website

You could also try scroogle.org for a completely unpersonalised SERP.

Unfortunately, I dont believe your site will sell. You can check it against other sales over the last few months with this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th July 2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,460
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Site Flippers - Have any luck lately selling startup sites on Flippa?

Generally, avoiding starter sites is a safer strategy but like Travis said, those with 'value' are still selling and value is in the 'eye of the beholder. Take a look at these two seller profiles
...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd July 2010, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Selling My Website...Question For You

Hi Mark,

Jitterbug is spookily accurate with his figure of 8x. From March 2010 - present the average sale price multiple (of gross profit) for sites earning more than $50 USD per month looks like...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,038
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Flipping Websites..

I think Mohsin has the right idea - learn while doing!

By throwing yourself in at the deep end, you tend to learn quickly.

Take a look at what is selling, which sellers are most successful and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th June 2010, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Questions To Ask When Buying A Website

Hi,

I think we all hate the idea of losing our hard earned cash :)

It sounds a little careless to say, but the amount of due diligence I would do prior to purchasing a site will entirely depend...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th June 2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 990
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: How To Value A Website These Days?

Thanks Thomas - There is no skew though. I always calculate this value on the following criteria

1) Flippa sold listings only (digital point varies too wildly and the other marketplaces sell too...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th June 2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 876
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Complete Blog Flipping Course

Hi Gordon,

We offer free tutorials on our blog - Website Flipping with FlipFilter.com (http://www.flipfilter.com/blog) as well as posts on what works and what doesnt.

You can also use the site...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st May 2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,530
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Flipping Websites, who is successful?

And that percentage is getting lower and lower for what I guess to be two reasons

1) Lower quality traffic from non US / AUS / UK locations (I hate to generalise but there's many reasons why this...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Flipfilter
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th May 2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Where's the best place to sell a website (within 2 weeks).

Hi Chris,

We index four sites

1) Flippa.com - good for general sales and higher ticket valuations but currently experiencing a supply / demand problem meaning new sites with no revenue or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th May 2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,284
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Flippa.com? - Escrow or Paypal

Frankie,

We've just posted an article on this, and cover the many things that go wrong and how you can help prevent them.

The link to the post direct is the second one in our signature.
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd May 2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,298
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Frustrated with Philippine outsourcers. Need advice.

I've found creating videos of you doing a particular task yourself (use jing and screencast.com) is often quicker and easier than trying to explain particular things by email.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd April 2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,509
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Who Are The Site Flipping Experts?

I always seem to arrive at the party late – damn you Google Alerts :)

There are some good people on this forum that will point you in the right direction – Yommys01 and Swastik to name two. You...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,108
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Getting Offline Leads with Hiring Telemarketers

Hi Matt,

I also run a bricks and mortar business in the UK and we use outsourced telemarketing to generate leads as we mainly operate in B2B. They're a company of British Expats living in Spain so...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th April 2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Doing a case study without skewing results

Hi Laura,

If you use google analytics, you could ensure that the link provided on your blog is encoded to tell Analytics to group all visitors from your blog together (so you can subtract them...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Web based application - Feeling a bit overwhelmed - how to handle version control

Hey John,

Long term, application development is about saying no more than saying yes! 37 Signals have published a book called Getting Real which covers this in detail - it's also a pretty...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Newbie Tips: How To Write An Ebook Or Book

I read somewhere that just 100 words a day will create a full book in less than a year!

Great advice - the industry needs more creative contribution. Unfortunately, writing a book does take some...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd April 2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: I want to start offering Submission services. Which are the best places to generate business?

I think you could start a successful full time business on just the three forums you've mentioned alone.

I'm no expert on creative writing, but here are my two cents (or pennies!)

1) Specialise...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: Adobe Pro Alternative?

I swear by Acrobat Professional, but the only downside is the price. As a good alternative try Bullzip PDF printer which is free.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: I'm looking for a good tell a friend script...anyone know of one?

Hey Travis

You could try this - PHP Tell A Friend - Website Recommendation Script - STADTAUS.com (http://www.stadtaus.com/en/php_scripts/tell_a_friend_script/)

If youre php capable, you should...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st March 2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,071
Posted By Flipfilter
Re: You Are Overqualified! Stop Riding The Human Hamster Wheel! You Really Don’t have to!

..very true, but the hard part for most new marketing people isn't the knowledge required - it's the consistent and focused application.

They would probably be a ton more success stories if people...
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