How to Flip Websites for Cash

Mika

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Website Flipping is one of the most lucrative businesses you can do online. Website flipping means you buy a website for a cheap price and then add value to the website by making some changes (this is optional) and sell for a higher price. Alternatively, you can also build websites and then flip it for cash.

Website flipping is one of the easiest ways to make good money online.

There are numerous website marketplaces where you can buy and sell websites but I recommend Flippa, which is one of the most trusted website marketplaces.

Buy a website (via flippa or other marketplaces) or build a website and then list the website on flippa. You have two options, list it as an auction or classified. When you launch an auction you sell to the highest bidder and when you list as classified, you set your own price.
 

Alexandoy

VIP Contributor
I have been thinking of a website that I can make then I would sell. However, it makes me wonder if there will be buyers. First is the design, more likely the buyer would want his own design. But in fairness to flipping if the content is very good then probably there will be someone to buy.
 
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Mika

Mika

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People who do not have the skills to develop websites or write the content will be always interested in buying websites. If your websites already have some revenue and traffic, you can fetch a good price becaus epeople are interested in buying websites that are already earning. You can get a good price for your website.
 

Augusta

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I have been reading about making money through selling of website online but never really thought about going into it. But I think it will be a good idea to start this kind of business online but I think it would take a good site to make money off this kind of route though
 
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Mika

Mika

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In order to flip a website for cash, you don't even have to know website building and build a website to flip for cash. You can buy a low-priced website and then sell for a higher price. While you might benefit more if you can build your own website, but buying someone else's website to sell is also profitable.
 

Jasmine

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I have never thought about creating and selling websites. I have built website for myself which is making money for me, however, I have no intention to flipping websites for cash. Having said that this is a good way to make money if you have skills and also interest. You might have to work on traffic before the website gets sold.
 
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Mika

Mika

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If you are selling starter websites, you don't need traffic on your site. You can sell a website that does not have any websites (these websites are called starter websites). If you have traffic as well as revenue, you might sell websites for a higher price, but you can even sell starter websites.
 

phamcongsonit

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I'm a programmer, and creating a website is pretty simple for me I have researched flippa, but still can't find the right niche for me you can give me suggestions, or can cooperate with me (I make website, you sell), contact me: [email protected]
 

DouglasJones

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Website development is still in demand. But there is a tendency for more sophisticated requirements from the client. Soon programmers will have to unite in groups to create Internet portals according to customer requirements.
 

kayode10

VIP Contributor
This is a business model behind human proof design. the guy who owns the website in build series of affiliate marketing website in different niches. he build the website and promote them until they started bringing in some cash. He would make those websites available for sale in order to make more profit for himself.
 
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Mika

Mika

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If you can develop a high-traffic website (mainly a website receiving organic traffic) and a website generating revenue (ads, affiliate products, or own products), you not only get the best price for the website but also have a high chance of selling this website. The key to flip website is to build a good website.
 

kayode10

VIP Contributor
I know someone who build niche affiliate website in lucrative niche I put it up for sales in the marketplace. He will appoint some backlinks to the website so that its ranks are for some competitive keywords. Once the website start generating traffic, he will list it on the market place like flippa and sell it for high value.
 

btaliat

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This is the first making money online scheme that was introduced to me. The person that introduced it has made a lot of money through it. He would buy a website at some cheap rate on some websites and waited for some time before he got them sold up on some other websites at high rate
 

kayode10

VIP Contributor
Website flipping is one of the ways to raise cash for another business opportunity. If you have couple of blogs that are bringing you money, you can simply take one of them and flip it in order to raise cash for others. The large amount you raise from the website you flip can be reinvested back into other websites to make more money.
 

Jasmine

VIP Contributor
You can either build a website and sell it, or buy low cost starter website, build traffic and revenue or improve in design and functionality, and then sell. Both of these methods are lucrative. However, you might have to wait for months, or even a year or two to sell your website.
 
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Mika

Mika

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If you are buying a website, even a starter website, you will have to spend $100-$200 on it, but if you build your own website, you can build with zero cost provided you have the skills. I think the second option is better because you have nothing to lose and everything you ern is all yours.
 

Jasmine

VIP Contributor
You can build for zero cost but remember this you will have to write content, about page, privacy policy, etc. You will also have to spend a lot of time in creating and designing a website. For the same amount of work, you might be paid $100-$200 from the client.
 
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Mika

Mika

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That's true. But if you can do it on your own, why should you pay someone for the same work, right? let say if you can spend few hours to develop a website and few more hours to write content, shy should you pay $200 to someone to purchase a website so that you can sell back again.
 

MoneyCube

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This is the first making money online scheme that was introduced to me. The person that introduced it has made a lot of money through it. He would buy a website at some cheap rate on some websites and waited for some time before he got them sold up on some other websites at high rate
do sites have their own price growth rate, like cryptocurrencies?
 

Jasmine

VIP Contributor
That's true. But if you can do it on your own, why should you pay someone for the same work, right? let say if you can spend few hours to develop a website and few more hours to write content, shy should you pay $200 to someone to purchase a website so that you can sell back again.
Furthermore, selling website is also not very easy. Well, I have not tried this but I have checked a lot of website marketplaces and I see only few websites making successful sales. You might be able to sell a website that has some traffic and revenue, but selling starter website with no traffic and revenue is really difficult.
 
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