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FlipWebsites.com provides those who want to discover how to make money online fast through website flipping the latest industry tips and news. If you are new to flipping websites, you may want to read our introductory article how to flip a website and download the free site flipping ebook. If you're already a reader, the latest blog posts on the topics of website building, buying, selling, marketing, and monetization are below.

Flippa.com’s Secret 40% Discount “Coupon Code”

Today, completely by accident, I stumbled upon a little secret that will give you a 40% discount on your Flippa listing fee. It’s not a coupon code, it’s a special discount they offer to certain website sellers. Keep reading to find out how you can enjoy $17 listing fees instead of the usual $29.

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How to Find a Good Domain Name

Find a Domain NameSo, you’re ready to build a website or perhaps you already have a site and are considering a domain name change. It’s pretty likely all the best names in your market have already been taken. Don’t worry, there’s still hope for you to find a quality domain name that’s still available. Simply follow the steps below to find a great domain name for your next website flip.

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Where to Sell a Website

One of the keys to getting the highest price for a website when it comes time to sell is to find the right buyer. Once you’ve identified the right kind of buyer for your website, you can either contact them directly or go directly to the places your buyers typically shop for websites. Those are the places where it’s best to sell a website. This article and corresponding infographic aims to identify the options you have to sell your website and which might be the best fit for your particular case.

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Complete List of Places to Buy and Sell Websites

We just finished up the latest seminar for entrepreneurs who are interested in buying and selling websites.

At the event, one of the most popular handouts was a list we put together of the top places to buy and sell websites.  The list had the top 15 sites just focused on buying and selling online businesses, several sites focused on offline as well as online businesses and a shorter list of forums that post sites for sale.

If you want to buy websites or you want to list a site for sale, I’d highly recommend checking out the list and sharing it with as many people as you’d like, just give the page credit.

You can get the list at BuyingandSellingWebsites.com

Increase Visibility of Website Auctions By 300%

This simple technique can increase views to an auction page by 300%, but very few people actually use it.

Why? There is some work involved. Yep, anything worth doing that creates amazing results typically requires a little work.

In this case, it’s a Press Release. Don’t go running off just yet. Although the use of press releases has been widely talked about and recommended by many online marketing experts for years, there is still a hesitation by many to use them.

The reason for the hesitation is simply that a press release requires the work of writing the content and a small fee to get circulated. However, the fees of press release options have come down a lot over the years. I recall paying more than $750 for one press release almost ten years ago and with a lot less exposure than it would get now.

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Top Mistakes When Buying a Website

Buying WebsitesAre you making these mistakes when buying websites?

If you are buying websites regularly or are a first time buyer, there are some common mistakes you should be aware of that can cost you hundreds and even thousands of dollars if not avoided.

The first mistake many people make when buying websites is they get caught up in the emotion of the sale.  They fall in love with the website before the purchase.  During the website due diligence phase of reviewing the site, they may find something that causes a red flag, but they look past it because they love the site so much.

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Buying and Selling Websites Summit

Would you like to learn the top 3 reasons to attend the Internet Investment Summit (or any live event) and my one secret that puts me above 90% of people who attend events? Read on.

The Internet Investment Summit is a three-day live event for anyone interested in buying, selling or flipping websites. If you are an investor in sites, you need to be at this event.

If you’ve been waiting for a place to meet serious entrepreneurs and investors who are involved in buying, selling, flipping and investing in websites, this event is it.

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How to Value a Website

Measure Website WorthAre you considering selling your website and would like to know how to value the site? Perhaps someone has approached you and offered to buy your site. Maybe the idea of cashing out on your website for a lump sum appeals to you. Whatever your motivation is for selling, you need to know what price tag to put on it.  That’s what this post is all about.

8 Things That Add Value to a Website

The first step to understanding how to value your site is to put yourself in the shoes of your potential buyer. Why are they interested in your site to begin with? More than likely it’s for one or more of the following reasons:

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How to Make Money Fast – 10 Options

Image of How to Make Money FastHave you found yourself in a situation where you need to make money quickly to take advantage of an opportunity? Perhaps there is a website you’d really like to buy or a new method of marketing you’ve been dying to try but you just need some quick cash to make it happen. Whatever the reason, it’s always nice to have the ability to raise some funds in a flash when you need it. Here are 10 options describing how to make money fast.

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5 Essential Year End Tasks for Your Website

Year end is a great time for making sure all your i’s are dotted and your t’s are crossed when it comes to your website business. The list below outlines 5 important tasks that will help keep your website and your website business on track next year.

1. Change the Copyright Year on Your Site’s Footer

When I see a copyright date on a website that says something like “Copyright 2003. All Rights Reserved”, two thoughts go through my mind.

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