#64: How To Buy And Sell Websites On Flippa With Ophélie Lechat

How do you buy an e-commerce website? Ophelie Lechat, Head of Marketing at Flippa joins us this week for a quick 101 course on buying and selling websites. Flippa is the largest marketplace for buying and selling websites online.

Topics Discussed:

  •  04:30 – Background of buying/selling websites online
  • 07:00 – Types of websites for sale on Flippa?
  • 08:30 – PayPal e-Check frauds you should be aware of
  • 11:30 – Why do some people want to sell profitable websites?
  • 13:00 – Why is there a listing fee on Flippa?
  • 14:30 – Why it makes sense for some people to buy websites starting out
  • 16:00 – Valuation of websites and some common practices
  • 20:00 – How to narrow down a list of websites to buy
  • 21:30 – How to verify people on Flippa with some simple checks
  • 24:00 – Is escrow worth the extra transaction cost?
  • 28:00 – Typical timeline of buying a site to completing the transaction
  • 29:30 – What % of sites sell on their first auction?
  • 32:30 – Checking the SEO health / link profiles of the website on sale
  • 35:00 – Selling apps on Flippa and future additions to the platform

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Episode Length: 38:50


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