Sold on Flippa

Case studies from successful buyers and sellers.

Recently Sold On Flippa: Tempi International Amazon FBA

Recently Sold On Flippa: Tempi International Amazon FBA

Amazon FBA businesses continue to be highly attractive acquisitions for first-time and strategic buyers on the Flippa platform. Igor Miller recently sold Tempi International, a 4-year-old Amazon FBA business selling metronomes and related musical products...

Sold on Flippa – A Handwritten Notes Services Business

Sold on Flippa – A Handwritten Notes Services Business

Thankbot is a business that has reinvented direct mail through their handwritten letter service. It is designed to add a personal touch in a world of Whatsapp, email and Twitter.   What does the website offer?The website offers a note writing service for...

Flippa Seller Showcase – Happiest Camper Blog

Flippa Seller Showcase – Happiest Camper Blog

Happiest Camper is a blog about creating the happiest life in any space. It currently receives 66,978 page views and 46,204 unique visits per month and generates considerable revenue through Mediavine and Amazon Affiliates. Content includes tutorials and...

The big increase in women-owned online businesses

The big increase in women-owned online businesses

The trajectory is clear. There is a surge in female business entrepreneurship. However, the finer details reveal a more complex pattern than appears at first impression. The 2018 American Express economic study ‘State of Women-Owned Businesses Report’,...

Flippa Seller Showcase – SU Hotels for couples

Flippa Seller Showcase – SU Hotels for couples

Traditionally, it has always been difficult for unmarried couples to book hotels in India owing to cultural and religious reasons. Stay Uncle, a leading hotel booking in India provides hotel stays for unmarried couples and those within the LGBTQ community. The...

The Rise of Alternative Domains

The Rise of Alternative Domains

Max Guerin founder of Claim.Club a domainers club which has celebrated its 10th-anniversary last year and over $1 million dollars in profit. His new venture D.NA is a premium domain boutique aimed at Blockchain entrepreneurs and other crypto startups. Max...

Translate.com sold on Flippa for $853,000

Translate.com sold on Flippa for $853,000

Translate.com is a translating website with almost 2m visitors per month. The business sold last November on Flippa with a winning bid of $853,000. The auction, which had no reserve created a lot of interest and attention in the buying community.  We...

Sold on Flippa: Cases Tech

Sold on Flippa: Cases Tech

Platform: WebsiteBusiness Model: eCommerceBusiness Age: 1 yearSell Price: $30,000 What is Cases Tech?Cases Tech is an eCommerce business that sells high-quality phone cases and phone accessories. This fully automated, dropship business model sells over 40...

Case Study: EZTool

Case Study: EZTool

Platform: Amazon FBABusiness Model: eCommerceBusiness Age: 3 YearsSell Price: $160,000EZTool sells watch repair kits via Amazon FBA. They’ve tapped into a niche and the growing direct-to-consumer FBA space. The search power and logistics capability of...

Case Study: Wedivite.com sold for $70,000

Case Study: Wedivite.com sold for $70,000

I'm joined today by Ben Novak, who sold wedivite.com for $70,000 last month. Ben is a self-taught web entrepreneur with a passion for building online businesses and discusses how he built and sold wedivite.com. Tell us about your background as a web entrepreneur. I...

Full Video Interview with Joe Burrill, A Website Investor

Full Video Interview with Joe Burrill, A Website Investor

Ever wonder what it's like to be a professional website investor? We recently invited Joe Burrill down to our Melbourne office for an exclusive interview on what it's like buying and selling online businesses as a career. Sidenote: Joe is the only person on Flippa to...

How to sell a business for $300,000 on Flippa

How to sell a business for $300,000 on Flippa

Today we catch up with online entrepreneur Jeff Taylor, CEO at Devise Media, to discuss his experience founding a successful web development company as well as his $300,000 sale of FightState.com on Flippa. This interview is a must-read if you're thinking about...

Case Study: The $100 Startup Success

Case Study: The $100 Startup Success

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Cindy Molchany, a web entrepreneur who started CraftBeverageJobs.com after reading the $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeau. The site quickly exploded, and after 3 years of hard work, Cindy decided to sell her business on...

Case Study: Super Seller Interview

Case Study: Super Seller Interview

I'm joined here by Richard Jordan, a web entrepreneur and Flippa Super Seller with $133,867 over 26 transactions and a 100% positive rating. Richard and I discuss his success of buying and selling websites on Flippa, and drops a few hints on how others can...

Secrets to Making Website Investments Passive

Secrets to Making Website Investments Passive

Investing in websites is appealing for several key reasons. The first is the return on investment. High quality websites sell for three times annual earnings which means they are generating 33% profits each year. That’s pretty good right? You are your own boss when...

From Flippa to Shark Tank: An inside look at PotatoParcel.com

From Flippa to Shark Tank: An inside look at PotatoParcel.com

I recently caught up with Riad Bekhit, owner and self-proclaimed Chief Potato Officer at PotatoParcel.com, after he appeared on ABC's Shark Tank and secured a $50,000 investment for his spud-powered enterprise. Bekhit acquired Potato Parcel on Flippa in 2015, and he's...

How 0123.com Sold for $252,500

How 0123.com Sold for $252,500

When I was initially approached by the owners of 0123.com to represent their domain with a price tag of $250,000 USD, my immediate reaction was, “Wow! Red Jalapenos! This opportunity is fire hot!” Although their asking price was way above the top 4N .com sale ever...

Case Study: iOS App Portfolio Sells for $10,000 at Auction

Case Study: iOS App Portfolio Sells for $10,000 at Auction

Today we sit down with app entrepreneur Michael Patzer, who has completed 9 successful Flippa sales with a 100% positive feedback rating. In this interview Michael gives us the inside scoop on his latest sale, a $10,000 app portfolio, while also sharing insightful...

Pet Travel eCommerce Business Sold For $31,500

Pet Travel eCommerce Business Sold For $31,500

Today we chat with experienced web entrepreneur, Mark Alford, who acquired PetTravelCenter.com for $31,500 on Flippa. Mark shares fascinating insights into his online career, which has included owning more than 1,000 websites and selling more than 50 businesses -...

Content writing marketplace sells for $62,500

Content writing marketplace sells for $62,500

Today we had the opportunity to sit down with Samron Jude, the web entrepreneur who acquired online content writing marketplace DotWriter.com on Flippa for $62,500. Read this interview to find out the reasons behind the purchase, Samron's future plans for the site,...

Female Entrepreneur Buys EcocentricMom.com for $15,000

Female Entrepreneur Buys EcocentricMom.com for $15,000

Female entrepreneur Casey Gheen was looking to buy a business that would allow her to work from home and spend more time with her newborn daughter, so she bought EcocentricMom.com for $15,000 on Flippa. In this interview Casey tells us why she bought the...

Entertainment Blog Sells For $10,000

Entertainment Blog Sells For $10,000

Today we interview web entrepreneur Jon Dykstra, who purchased the 8-year-old entertainment blog PopOptiq.com for $10,000 on Flippa. Jon talks about the power of internet marketing, his experience buying a website on Flippa, and his due diligence advice for other web...

Case Study: PaleoLifeBox.com Sold for $13,000 on Flippa

Case Study: PaleoLifeBox.com Sold for $13,000 on Flippa

During his senior year, David Sinick read The 4-Hour Workweek and then dropped out of college to become a web entrepreneur. In 2015 he acquired PaleoLifeBox.com for $13,000 on Flippa, and in the five months since he’s cut costs by an estimated 35% and added 100 new...

Building A Brand: John Rampton and the Success of Due.com

Building A Brand: John Rampton and the Success of Due.com

John Rampton is a self confessed serial entrepreneur, connector, writer and angel investor. So when he purchased the premium domain name Due.com [on the Flippa marketplace for $130,000 last March], we were excited when he told us about his plans to build “the best...

Flippa Super Seller Case Study: Domain Selling Tactics

Flippa Super Seller Case Study: Domain Selling Tactics

Before Super Seller "Frontline" sold Sponsored.com in August 2014, he pitched Matt.net to a myriad of end-users, en route to his first successful domain sale on Flippa. These winning tactics included reaching out to sales leads (interested buyers he met over the...

Flippa is Different! – Insight from a new domain seller

Flippa is Different! – Insight from a new domain seller

[It's hard for new Flippa sellers to find success off the bat: it takes months of perseverance, both in terms of finding the right inventory to entice buyers, and the right buyers to connect with that inventory.  Like most successful Flippa Domain Sellers, Margie Reed...

Buying A Domain on Flippa: Carabiner.com Buyer Case Study

Buying A Domain on Flippa: Carabiner.com Buyer Case Study

This is a followup to a recent interview with the seller of Carabiner.com [Seller Case Study: When A $1 Reserve Price Pays Off Big]. Here you'll hear from the buyer of this domain name, and his experience using Flippa to secure what he hopes to turn into a thriving...

How to Sweeten the Deal to Close a Sale

Last week, we explored how adding a Buy It Now late in an auction can help lock-down a sale. This week, I sat down with Ali Zandi (who is KC Group on Flippa) to learn more about a seldom-used, but very effective tactic: adding inventory to a domain auction to "sweeten...

How To Set a Buy It Now Price That Buyers Cannot Refuse

Michael Curving (Flippa Member "VitalV") is a relatively new domain seller on Flippa. I spoke with him about his exciting sale of 888.io not too long ago, and the tactics he used to increase awareness and excite bidders until the very end... Are you willing to...

What Copyblogger’s Chris Garrett Looks for in a Website

Do you ever wonder what smart website owners look for in a website? Sure, you know how to search Flippa for valuable business opportunities. But you're still curious to see what more experienced web owners keep their eye on when they hunt for their next website...

What If Your Dream Site Is a Rotten Tomato?

During my time at Centurica, a due diligence service, I have come across a number of different due diligence cases. While the majority of the websites that we analyse have only minor red flags and shortcomings, we occasionally come across sites that surprise even us....

The Value of an Engaged Email Audience

Are your subscribers this excited about your list? How many times since you started learning to make money online have you heard, “the money is in the list”? Likely many, many times. The challenge with this statement is that it implies LIST = $$$. Here's a simple...

How One Seller Created A Web Business Out Of A Hobby

Building model airplanes probably won't become your next profitable business. Today's post is by Tony Hosea, known on Flippa as SmartQuant. His profile caught my eye when I noticed he had over $45,000 in transaction value for 166 websites sold -- and perfect feedback....

Case Study: Why I Chose Flippa For My Domain Sales

Case Study: Why I Chose Flippa For My Domain Sales

Flippa specialises in established web businesses, but we also sell many domains each week -- here's a list of our most recent domain sales. Eagle-eyed readers will notice that many of these were sold by one Flippa user: Federer, known in the wider world as Luc-André...

How To Build An Audience And Double Your Revenue

How To Build An Audience And Double Your Revenue

Many online businesses take the one-off sales approach. They bring the prospect into their funnel, sell them the product, and then move on... looking for additional traffic sources to bring in new prospects. This leaves those businesses constantly hustling for new...

What I Learned From Being A Geek In The Adult Industry

What I Learned From Being A Geek In The Adult Industry

Today's post is by Brad Gosse, a self-taught marketer from Ontario, Canada. Brad started his web business in 1997, and has learned a lot from an unexpected source: his work as a self-professed geek in the adult industry. Before Google, Paypal, Clickbank and even...

Case Study: When Experienced Website Owners Meet

Case Study: When Experienced Website Owners Meet

What happens when two experienced website owners and Flippa users meet on the marketplace? One fantastic transaction! Since it's just about midterm season in the Northern Hemisphere, we're bringing you a case study of a site that's sure to see a lot of traffic these...

CASE STUDY: First-Time Website Seller Finds Success!

CASE STUDY: First-Time Website Seller Finds Success!

Robert Birming isn’t one to shy from adventure. So when the bricklayer-turned-musician-turned-web entrepreneur received requests to create an English-language version of his Swedish site Smidigt, he jumped right in. Little did he know that decision would ultimately...

CASE STUDY: The serial internet entrepreneur strikes again!

CASE STUDY: The serial internet entrepreneur strikes again!

Designer/developer Calvin Froedge might have built his business, Creative Logic Media, on a base of great web projects, but by the time he landed a large programming gig in 2010, he knew what he wanted. “I started Creative Logic Media over the summer when I was 16 …...

Dave Jenyns on Cleaning Out His Website Portfolio

We recently caught up with David Jenyns, serial Internet entrepreneur, SEO guy and infrequent seller on Flippa.com. Dave tells us how he's been cleaning out his website portfolio - selling his websites on Flippa and some great selling strategies. How did you come...

Dan Grossman on selling WPreviewsite – a WordPress Plugin

We asked Dan Grossman, entrepreneur, web developer and SitePoint forum moderator, about his experience selling WPreviewsite.com. How did you come across Flippa.com? I've been a member on the SitePoint forums since 2000, and first came across SitePoint before it was...

Case Study: Amy Anderson – Website Flipper

We recently caught up with Amy Anderson, a regular website seller on Flippa, and asked her a few questions about her website flipping experiences. How did you come across Flippa.com? My husband Ian and I had a couple of web business models that we had been working on...

Buying your first website – a case study

As the new marketing manager at Flippa, my first week has been spent learning as much about the marketplace and the users as I can. There's no substitute for "Eating one's own dog food", however, so over the weekend I purchased my first website from the Flippa...