Website flipping

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  1. WebMedic

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    Hi everyone,

    Wondering if anyone here has looked into/worked on flipping websites?

    The idea is you buy a domain name and either re-sell it or build a website on it first then re-sell for higher value.

    What do you think? how was your experience?

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  2. fisicx

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    It can work but unless you can automate the whole process the returns aren't great.
     
  3. Luke Bainton

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    i have doubts on this (on success part)
     
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    What is your experience with it? what are the key challenges? why are the returns not great?

    Can you elaborate more please?

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    The returns aren't great because you have to build the site, get it ranking and then sell it. So you could by the domain name for $10, spend a month on development, SEO and marketing and only get $200. I can make more than that in a day after spending $10 on adwords.
     
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    Where are you selling developed and SEO websites for only $200? have you looked into Flippa?
     
  7. Kimberly Stannis

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    Years ago I tried website flipping, but it doesn't seem as popular these days. It usually costs way more to get the website's content going, and ranked and SEO where it needs to be than you could make selling it. And if you have a site with good rankings, you could probably make more revenue from selling/marketing your own products on it.
     
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    Yes I looked into flippa and yes you can make more than $200 but if you want to make more you need to put in more effort. As suggested above it can cost you more to set it all up than you make.
     
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