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Does your Website Business sell itself or need an explanation?

As website business brokers specialists, we get contacted daily by potential clients with internet business opportunities they want us to sell for them.  Over the years, we have streamlined our process of evaluating online businesses that we feel have the qualities of a great buy side opportunity. With the precarious economy making headlines, we are…

The Seven Essential Traits needed for a successful Internet Business sale

As a professional internet business brokerage, a large part of our job is coaching and guiding our clients prior to, during and after the process of selling their website business. Over the years and after dozens of successful online business for sale closings, we have identified 7 main key traits a seller needs to have…

Business Broker Survey Confirms Owner Financing On Rise

I recently received the survey results from a major online multiple listing service for businesses for sale. The survey conducted included over 1700 business brokers in the US. The report clearly established some trends I have been reiterating in my blog lately. In particular, the trend towards more owner financing in the deal structure. Because…

Website for Sale Due Diligence

When it comes time to sell your online business venture it is very important to prepare your business presentation and get your documentation organized. Even though a business appears to be attractive in its presentation, many deals will stall and fail to close because of a lack of clear historic documentation of the business financials…

Dropping a Business For Sale listing

Even though we are diligent in screening and reviewing our clients, their business financials and fundamentals prior to engaging them and listing their internet businesses for sale, occasionally we have some website businesses that precipitately descend in their traffic, revenues and other fundamentals during the course of selling their business. Sometimes, as in quarter 4…

Why Business Brokers require exclusive listing agreements

Many sellers approach us to sell their internet businesses on a daily basis because of our strong website presence and our growing reputation online. We typically turn away approximately 80% of the seller inquiries currently because their businesses don’t meet our criteria to represent and list. We have set our bar high, so we only…

Do economic woes equate to a buyers market?

With the news story of the week once again shifting from political pundits discussing “lipstick on a pig” as a reality show diversion to influence silly voters to the cold hard facts that our economy is in worse shape than otherwise expected, voters as well as buyers and sellers of businesses for sale are getting…