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Video Marketing is the new trend in business

Video Marketing is the new trend in business

People are now watching 100 million hours of video content on Facebook on a daily basis while 10 billion videos are viewed daily on Snapchat. It does not come as a surprise that more brands are beginning to produce videos because 73% of marketers believe that video impacts ROI.

Why seller financing makes sense

Why seller financing makes sense

Why Seller Financing might make sense for you when selling your businessMany buyers of businesses are looking to invest in businesses which they can afford to purchase outright, even if this involves short-term Earn-out agreements, which typically are not...

An earn-out arrangement and what it means

An earn-out arrangement and what it means

Given the complexity of the Earn-out detail to be negotiated, why do it? The advantages for the buyer are immense. Firstly, the obvious one of delaying full payment and the interest costs of investing 100% from settlement day. But more important is securing the self-interest of the seller in actively ensuring that all goes to plan, the projections are achieved or exceeded, and there is a smoothing of any potential bumps created in the transition process while migrating service provider accounts and supplier and client relationships.

The highlights from Startup Grind’s conference

The highlights from Startup Grind’s conference

This week Flippa was at Startup Grind as a sponsor, speaker and also to showcase our offering to small business owners. Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire and connect 2,000,000 entrepreneurs across 500 cities around...

Just a toe in the water or dive straight in? Buying an eCommerce business

Just a toe in the water or dive straight in? Buying an eCommerce business

The new favoured investment of many busy professionals is the acquisition of online businesses, because of the generally higher yield than real estate or share portfolios. To fully understanding the level of ongoing time investment which will be needed over the long-term, whether minimal or fully actively engaged, is a critically important consideration in buying any online business.

How does Broker Matching work on Flippa?

How does Broker Matching work on Flippa?

Flippa partners with a world leading network of business brokers. Each of these brokers has been reviewed by Flippa and hand picked to represent our ecosystem of high value business owners. We’ve chosen them because we believe they can help you better prepare your business for a sale, liaise with buyers and ensure you get the most out of the Flippa platform.

Is it time your business jumped onto Amazon FBA?

Is it time your business jumped onto Amazon FBA?

If you already have, or you’re contemplating, a start-up with an actual physical product to sell, then you have probably heard of Amazon FBA – but what is it exactly and what are its advantages and any potential drawbacks you need to know about? Well, as a...

Interview with Online Investment Expert Jeff Hunt

Interview with Online Investment Expert Jeff Hunt

We caught up with website investor and internet marketer Jeff Hunt this week. In the interview below, Jeff shares his experiences around becoming an entrepreneur, his favourite monetization methods and growing his own website portfolio. What was your...

Flippa Partners with Digicert for SSL Certificates

Flippa Partners with Digicert for SSL Certificates

Whether you're operating a small boutique eCommerce or a full-blown enterprise business, having a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) certificate on your site can be all the difference between making a sale and losing out on it. SSL certifications protects users...

BuyBrandWeb Broker Interview

BuyBrandWeb Broker Interview

I'm joined here with Praveen Chidaboyina, a long time Flippa user who recently started his own brokerage. He's now a partnered broker on Flippa and eager to help others sell their domains! Check out our interview below. What’s your background and how did you get...

Updates to the Listing Builder Template

Updates to the Listing Builder Template

Due to buyer feedback, we have made changes to the listing template for sellers looking to sell their online businesses on Flippa. These changes are aimed at improving the clarity of a listing, while also providing buyers with detailed information about the online...

The Australian Seller Podcast Recap

The Australian Seller Podcast Recap

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Thomas, the owner and operator of The Australian Seller, a site dedicated to helping people sell on Amazon. In the podcast, our Growth Manager Holly O'Connor explains how an Amazon seller can value their business...

Listing Management Assistance At No Extra Cost

Listing Management Assistance At No Extra Cost

Flippa is excited to announce that from July 20th, our listing management services will be available to eligible sellers at no extra cost! Having an awesome listing is super important on Flippa - it can often be the difference between selling for a great price and not...

Pendulum Insight Brokerage Interview

We're joined here with Colton Moffitt, a former Flippa Account Manager who founded Pendulum Insight, an online business brokerage. We break down his recent sales and learn how he started his brokerage! Tell us about your professional background and how you became a...

Dealflow Brokerage Interview

Dealflow Brokerage Interview

I’m here with Jamie Toyne, CEO of Dealflow Brokerage, a premium end-to-end M&A Advisory firm which helps entrepreneurs buy and sell high-value web companies. In the five years since it launched, Dealflow has facilitated more than $43 million in sales. Jamie joined...

Amazon FBA Traffic Guide for the Holidays

Amazon FBA Traffic Guide for the Holidays

Data by Jim Cockrum & Brett Bartlett, Owners of ProvenAmazonCourse.com Wondering when you can expect the most traffic to your Amazon store over the holidays? Our Amazon FBA training partners, Brett Bartlett and Jim Cockrum of ProvenAmazonCourse.com have sold...

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...

Technical Website Due Diligence

Technical Website Due Diligence

This following guest post is written by Mauro Chojrin. Mauro works as a consultant and technical trainer, and is the CEO of Leeway, an IT consulting company. What exactly are you buying when you buy a website? When you buy a website you are in fact taking ownership of...

Amazon FBA Buyer & Seller Case Study

Amazon FBA Buyer & Seller Case Study

I'm joined today by both Alan Peterson and Kurt Hansen, the buyer and seller of an Amazon FBA business that was sold on Flippa for $82,500 via Buy-it-Now. This private label FBA personal care products business has 6 total products with a 4.7-star average review. The...

Changes to Flippa’s Reserve Met Functionality

Changes to Flippa’s Reserve Met Functionality

Starting October 31, 2017, Flippa will be changing the way the reserve met functionality works. For the reserve to be met, there must be one bid placed. In the past, auctions were considered to have reserve met whenever the reserve price matched the auction price,...

Flippa Broker Badge

Flippa Broker Badge

Flippa Broker Badge Between the premium sellers and super sellers, you may start seeing a new sheriff, err, badge in town. Over the past couple months, Flippa has partnered with a handful of brokerages to provide highly curated listings to the marketplace. Brokered...

Flippa iOS App Verification

Flippa iOS App Verification

With the launch of iOS 11, we've had to change our process on how we verify ownership of iOS apps for sale on Flippa. In the past, we had users update their app descriptions, but iOS 11 now prevents app descriptions from being updated without also updating the version...

Flippa Saved Search Video Tutorial

Today we dive into Flippa saved searches and how you can create your own! A saved search on Flippa is our way of storing your search criteria and notifying you if anything new comes onto the marketplace that meets that criteria. Additionally, because your search...

Introducing Amazon FBA Businesses Section to Flippa

Introducing Amazon FBA Businesses Section to Flippa

We're excited to announce that we have just launched our new Amazon FBA section within Flippa, meaning buying and selling Amazon FBA businesses is now easier than ever! Each Amazon FBA business listed on Flippa has undergone a full due diligence check from our...

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...

Common Questions About Buying and Selling Amazon FBAs

Common Questions About Buying and Selling Amazon FBAs

With the upcoming launch of our dedicated Amazon FBA section within the Flippa marketplace, we address some of the top questions surrounding Amazon FBA businesses! What is an Amazon FBA Business? FBA stands for “Fulfillment by Amazon”, meaning that a seller sends his...

Video Interview: Website Due Diligence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXW2YYDfZGA In our series of interviews with website investor Joe Burrill, we uncover his secrets for website due diligence and talks about mistakes he has made in the past. Full video transcript below: Tony: What we have been talking...