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Author: Michael

A site I was Bidding on last night

This is a summary of my usual site buying process on a concrete example of a site I was bidding on last night. During one of my regular checkups on flippa, a couple weeks ago I picked up on a site that seemed quite interesting at first glance. That site was

Latest Google Updates or on Pandas and Penguins

The very latest series of major Google algo update Panda 4.0┬árolled out a few weeks ago and they are following the same strict line as before on devaluing and penalizing low quality links and popular methods of link building and serp manipulations. Specifically as guest posts became the most popular and an inexpensive method in… Read more »

How to Get a FREE Upgrade for your Flippa Auction

Flippa upgrades are fairly expensive, but are usually quite useful to help your site stand out. To put it plainly – more exposure means better price and a higher chance of getting a sale. Recently flippa have been sending out many free upgrades to encourage people to start more auctions. The way to get them… Read more »

Selling Some Sites on Flippa

As some of my readers probably noticed I’ve been selling some of my sites on flippa recently with the aim of reducing my sites portfolio and raising some capital for new projects. Earlier this year I sold w8themes.com for $7k, this was a site that was actually acquired for $1250 last year on flippa. After… Read more »

“I 100% guarantee it!”

I’ve heard this phrase a lot when buying sites or ordering services and find it quite funny. Recently came across this several times when reviewing sites for purchase. One site had some suspicious traffic sources, and when asked for explanations the seller claimed that this was “from his friend” and he “100% guarantees” it will… Read more »

Site Investors Course by DomainMagnate

I’ve been planning this for a while and gathering material and feedback and it’s finally ready! Sign up for my first site investment course through a weekly newsletter here. This would be a great opportunity for you if: – You’ve never bought sites before and don’t even know where to start. – You tried buying… Read more »

Skrill / MoneyBookers Goes Bust – Get Your Money Out if You Still Can!

Skrill, formerly known as MoneyBookers, is going bust according to latest reports. Over the past several months they’ve started randomly freezing, suspending and closing accounts, as well as applying random credit card charges. Multiple cases were reported. Their support is almost non existent, getting a reply is very rare. Recently I also had my account… Read more »

Google Keywords Legacy Tool R.I.P.

As many domainers have noticed in the past few days the old google keywords tool is gone for good and instead there is only the new one. This is actually bad news for most domain sellers as the old tool used to show much higher search counts “allowing” them to show higher counts and ask… Read more »

All About Flippa Auction Reserve

Should you disclose your flippa auction reserve as a buyer? Should you ask the seller about her reserve price? Why are sellers acting offended when asked and reply they prefer to keep it private? Why do potential buyers ask for reserve anyway even if you specifically stated it won’t be disclosed? If you’ve ever wondered… Read more »

How Make a Proper Adsense Screenshot

What are Adsense Screenshots? Adsense screenshots are simply screenshots of the adsense revenue from a site. Usually done using the PrintScreen button on the keyboard. They are presented to site buyers by the sellers as proof of revenue. Screenshots are an integral part of any site sale and knowing how to produce proper adsense screenshots… Read more »

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