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Smart Flip Business
Including a Flippa case study: $156,945
Revenue within 12 Months and How You
Can Do the Same!
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You have probably seen all these make money
overnight wonders that promise to make you rich
while you just have to hold you bag of chips in one
hand and juggle the beer bottle in the other all
the while flipping through umpteen channels on
It all sounds very good but then you try to
evaluate for yourself whether you should jump
into it or not and you wind up not being really
able to make up your mind and eventually do the
next best thing: You don't take action.
Is it because you are lazy or stupid? Nope, that's
not the case. I can't really speak about you but for
me, I am not that lazy and even though it
sometimes takes some time until I "get"
something, I am not stupid.
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The one thing that prevents me from jumping into
new things: I plainly do not know for sure whether
it would work or not. Is somebody just performing
some make-believe stunt or is it something that
This is all about Flippa and a large part of it is a
case study. But this is not about me or somebody
that I even know. I have picked a random seller on
Flippa and I am going to take apart what he is
doing in front of your eyes.
You can verify everything by just going to Flippa
yourself. I am going to show you how this guy
makes money and I am going to show you how
you can do the same.
You are going to learn:
- What is selling right now on Flippa
- What type of web sites you can flip for fast
profits while building a sustainable business
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- How and where to outsource the web site
- How to structure your listing for maximum
- How to build future business already into the
There are certain types of web sites that you can
easily build or get build for cheap. Not every web
site sells on Flippa and not every type of web site
lends itself to creating a complete business from
You are going to learn how to make over $150k
per year while building a long term business.
Basically you are going to learn how to build a
long term sustainable business while getting paid
nicely in the process.
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This is not just about creating web sites and
flipping them for fast profits. You are going to
learn how to build yourself a nice six figure
income that does not rely on Flippa any more in
the long term.
You are going to get the complete road map but
you have to take action and you also have to
invest a couple bucks in order to get started.
On top of the price for this WSO you need to
calculate $19 for a Flippa listing, $10 for a domain
name, about $10 per month for hosting and then
about $30 or so for building a site (outsourcing)
and you should not forget the Flippa success fees
(5% of the final price). Let's calculate about $15.
If you add all that up you are looking at less than
100 bucks total and you are in business.
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There are no OTOs or upgrades or anything else
that you have to buy. You bought this eBook,
study it and then go ahead and create your first
You will know what is possible not because I say
so but because you have seen it with your own
eyes on Flippa. All this is taken from live auctions
happening right now. This is not some cooked up
stuff that might have worked 5 years ago. No, this
is red hot right now and I am going to show you
everything in this report.
Have a nice Day!
Please send me some feedback to
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Please put “Flippa Business” in the subject that
the email does not get lost.
And if you could put a testimonial in my thread on
the Warrior Forum would be awesome!
There are several links pointing to different pages
on Flippa.com. You need to have a free Flippa
account and be logged in to follow these links;
otherwise they will all end at the Flippa home
All links shown in this eBook are non-affiliate
links. That means I do not get a dime or anything
if you go wherever they lead. The links are either
for illustration purposes or because I want to
show you something.
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Introduction ................................................... 4
Case Study: $156,945 in sales in 12 months ....... 11
Creating the Web Sites ...................................... 15
Movies Autoblog............................................. 16
Video Games Autoblog ................................... 22
Traffic Reseller Web Site ................................. 24
Outsourcing the Web Site Building .................... 30
Naming Your Web Sites ..................................... 32
How to structure your listing for maximum results
How to Find More Sites to Sell on Flippa............ 41
Conclusion ................................................... 44
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Case Study: $156,945 in sales in 12
Let’s jump right into the case study. Here is a
screen shot of the Flippa profile for the user
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As you can see he has 100% positive feedback,
signed up 1 year ago, had $156,945 total sales
value across 653 completed auctions.
He is located in the United States of America. He
had a total of 725 listings of which 99% sold.
If you divide $156,945 by 653 you see that on
average his sites sell for about $240.
Based on all this you would agree that there are
some things that this guy does right. I assume that
it’s a guy but I actually do not know.
Here are 727 listing from the user SmartBusiness:
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These over 700 web site listing are not all unique
web sites. Yes, the domain names are unique and
maybe the design is a little different but these
sites fall in certain categories.
637 of these listings are basically 9 different web
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I searched on Flippa for these sites and found this:
(You need to have a free Flippa account and be
logged in to follow these links; otherwise they will
all end at the Flippa home page.)
131 results for MOVIE Website smartbusiness
114 results for VIDEO GAMES site smartbusiness
146 results for TRAFFIC RESELLER smartbusiness
52 results for DATING & PERSONALS
31 results for Social Media Reseller smartbusiness
16 results for informational Products
30 results for HEALTH & BEAUTY PayPerClick
Search Engine & Shopping Portal smartbusiness
5 results for Profitable MUSIC PayPerClick Search
Engine & Shop Portal smartbusiness
112 results for PayPerClick Directory
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So, basically this guy is selling the same sites over
and over again. In the next chapter I am going to
show you how you can build these sites yourself.
Creating the Web Sites
On the following pages I am going to show you
how to build a few of these sites. You will see that
it is not very complicated.
You should use these sites as guidance but not
copy exactly what the user SmartBusiness does.
Instead of a traffic reseller web site you can for
example offer a link building business web site or
instead of a music shop portal you can build a
book shop portal.
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Here are two movie site examples that the user
SmartBusiness sold on Flippa:
Huge MOVIE Website - 57000 movies, Automated
Money Maker autoblog
And on the next page is a screen shot of that web
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Here is another one: Huge MOVIE Website -
57000 movies, Automated Money Maker autoblog
And on the next page you can see a screen shot.
Notice how it looks a little different, but not
much. The background is different and the logo
but the basic layout is the same.
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These sites are WordPress powered autoblogs and
they were built by using a script from
The buymoviescript software costs $125 at the
time of writing. There is an IMDB Scraper plugin
that looks like it does similar things at a lower
You can get it at DigitalPoint Forums for $25:
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The following free plugins were used:
All in One SEO
The sites were build using a theme from
www.Press75.com The membership fee is $100
for 2 months but the themes are released under
GNU General Public License
which means you may use them on any site and it
does not matter whether you bought them or not
(as far as I understand that license).
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Video Games Autoblog
Automated VIDEO GAMES site, 2700 Games, PS3
PS2 Wii Xbox, Money Maker autoblog
On the next page you can see a screen shot of that
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This is also a WordPress powered site. It uses all
the plugins mentioned above, aside from the
movie thingy obviously.
The product gets in there by using an Amazon
WordPress plugin. One that I reviewed recently
and that works like a charm is Amazon Goliath
which is available as a WSO:
In order to use it for this you would have to
purchase the developer license which was $28 at
the time of writing.
Traffic Reseller Web Site
Here is one example: http://mysocialass.com/
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This site was not sold at the time of writing but it
should sell in a few days.
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You can easily create something like this by first
grabbing a free template from http://www.free-
Just grab a design that you like, download it and
modify to your liking. You should check the license
terms in each case but as far as I could see these
come under the GNU/GPL License or under a
Creative Commons License.
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For the services that you want to offer you need a
provider. One possibility is http://seomall.net/:
They offer all kinds of services for $4.49 and you
can put them on the web site for$19.95 or
whatever you find reasonable.
Do some research and find out what others
charge for these services and price yours
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Building these sites might not be your cup of tea
either because you do not have the skills or you
prefer to hire somebody to do it for you. In the
next chapter I am going to show you where you
can get these sites done.
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Outsourcing the Web Site Building
There are many places where you can find
qualified people that can build these sites for you.
You can also look for other warriors in the warrior
for hire forum:
If you are too lazy to contact providers personally
and prefer that they contact you the warriors
wanted ad is always an option:
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It costs $5 to make a listing there. The advantage
is that you get people that are hungry for work
right now which means they are usually fast and
Once you know how to do it and have the
providers lined up you can scale this and crank out
several sites per day.
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Naming Your Web Sites
If you look through the names of the web site
from SmartBusiness you’ll notice some things.
Here is a random sampling of his sites:
The suffix “my” stands out. You can also see “pig”,
“cow”, “cobra” and there is “nun”.
He used a word that describes the site like
“HealthLinks” and added “hot” or an animal or a
nun to it.
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The idea is to make it sound interesting or funny.
Obviously people love it: his sites sell like hot
With this strategy you can always come up with
interesting sounding names that you can register
fresh for $10.
You can if you want to add additional (perceived)
value to your sites by building them on an aged
You go to Godaddy auctions and search for a
name that fits and has some kind of PageRank
Some people say that it’s the Holy Grail. I think it’s
a pain in the back and just increases your cost and
does not really add value to the site.
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Yes, in some cases it is easier to rank an aged
domain but it can be very tricky.
You do not know the exact history of a site and it
could have been in bad standing with Google and
suddenly you find yourself barred out from
Google for no apparent reason. You just did not
realize that you grabbed some crooks former
Anyhow, if you still think you should do that you
can sign up for Godaddy auctions for something
like $4.99 per year and try your luck.
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How to structure your listing for
When you list your web site for sale on Flippa you
just have to describe what the site is, what it does
and what benefits the potential buyer has.
While you can make good money just from selling
web sites on Flippa, the big money is in the back
And if you structure your listing properly you will
get buyers that have already agreed to use your
One thing that can make you a lot of money is
recurring income for something that the customer
will continue to buy for years to come. A very
good example for this is web hosting.
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If you have a web site you need hosting in one
form or another. The people that buy web sites
from you are complete newbies. They usually
have no hosting account to which they can just
add another site.
So, you offer them hosting. You sign up for a
reseller account with for example Hostgator and
then offer hosting to each of your customers.
The going rate for hosting is between $5 and $20
per month. If you offer for example hosting for
$12.95 per month it will not be considered
expensive; especially as you are going to deliver
additional services and consulting.
That means you do not have to compete with all
the cheap hosting companies as you deliver
personal service. Don’t worry, this is not difficult.
Your customers might have a few questions from
time to time and you just give them the answer.
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In your listing you say:
First month of hosting is already included.
After that we can continue to host your
site for you for only $12.95 per month (or
whatever price you pick).
The reseller hosting costs about $20 to $30 per
month, depending on which provider you pick.
You can even find reseller hosting for $10 per
month which means you would be profitable with
only 1 customer.
But you are going to sell hundreds of sites
anyhow. A very high percentage of your
customers will take you up on the hosting offer
and if you treat them right they will continue with
you for many years.
Let’s say you sell only 200 web sites in your first
year and only 150 customers order hosting from
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you. That would mean that you would have an
additional income of almost $2,000 just from the
hosting part of your new business in a year from
Now imagine that you sell 600 web sites like that
SmartBusiness guy and 450 would take your
hosting. That would mean over $5,000 profit per
month from the hosting business alone, not
calculating any profits from selling web sites.
Aside from the hosting you can also offer SEO
services and article writing services. Pitch any of
the services offered by www.SEOmall.net and
mark it up and then offer as a monthly service to
In your listing you write: You are getting a
web site that can make you a lot of money
but you need to promote the site and
invest in search engine optimization etc.
After you won the auction you can order
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SEO services from us. We highly
recommend that you start to build links to
your new site and start to post new,
unique content. That is the only way how
you can make money from your site. If you
just let it sit there we guarantee that you
will not make any money.
You can either list a few services that you want to
offer or make the actual offer later. But make sure
that you mention it in the auction. That way you
will get customers that are already prepared to
spend money and not dreamers that think they
will be millionaires next week only because they
bought a turnkey web site from you for 300 bucks.
Let’s say you offer 100 EDU backlinks per month
for $29.95 your price would be well in range and
you would make an additional $25 profit per
month per customer.
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The image above shows a banner ad that runs
almost every day on the warrior forum. Obviously
a lot of people order these EDU backlinks or it
would not be running every day. This is just to
show you that $29.95 for 100 EDU backlinks is not
a dream figure.
I think you can see now how powerful this is!
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How to Find More Sites to Sell on
I have picked the Flippa seller SmartBusiness
randomly. He happens to make a lot of money
with Flippa. But he is not an exception or the only
successful seller. There are many others and sell
There is on web site that can help you uncover
what is working right now on Flippa:
Here is how they say it on their about page:
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“Flippa Leaderboard offers an easy and effective way to study what
sells on Flippa.”
If you click on “Flippers” and then on “sites sold”
you get this:
There is our friend SmartBusiness and many
others. The numbers look lower than they are
because that web site was only established a short
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If you click on the seller names you can see what
they sold and from there you can come up with
new ideas and model what works.
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Now you have the recipe to build more than a
decent online income. You have to do it though.
Every day web sites like the ones described above
are being sold on Flippa and I have shown you the
actual sales figures.
This SmartBusiness guy is making over $150,000
per year with this and that is just from the sales
on Flippa. I guess he is making another $100,000
per year with hosting and additional services.
Now get busy and do it!
Please send me an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org once you have
sold your first site!
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