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Why A Website Broker Can Sell Your Blog For More Money

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So you are toying up with the idea of selling your website? Add Media

Sites that flippa.com have educated the market on the possibility of selling your website. However it can be hard to find the right buyer willing to pay the right price for your website. Read More

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Why You Should Buy Your Next Website

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Building a start-up from scratch is an amazing feeling. Not just the sense of accomplishment, but the fact that you are able to tailor the company’s image and culture to what you want it to be.

Of course there is the main drawback; the fact that in their first year, a quarter of all start-ups will fail, and by year five the rate of failure jumps up to 55 percent.
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Using Advanced Due Diligence to avoid Buyer’s Remorse

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A few years ago, I did a lot of reading on buying a website and (after a lot of web spam!) found some useful guides and articles on the subject. Most of these articles covered due diligence in great depth – checking financials, traffic numbers, domain ownership etc but none seemed to cover the more long term discoveries that often lead you to have buyer’s remorse, once you’ve made a purchase; you know the “oh crap…how the hell did I not see this happening” moments that are often more difficult to analyse in advance.
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Business Valuation – What Will Your Company Sell For?

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My bookshelf has an entire section of books on valuation. Even though I deal with valuation every day, I haven’t looked at any of those books for at least a couple of years. It’s just not a process you need reference books for. Most of the time, acquisition valuations can be done without a spreadsheet – many professionals will work out the valuation on a whiteboard or even a post-it-note.

Valuation is challenging because it’s based on the ‘type’ of company and the ‘quality’ of earnings. Growth rate, predictability and market conditions conditions are also significant inputs to the valuation process.

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