[consulting] Selling a Drupal website / business

Ryan Cross drupal at ryancross.com
Fri Aug 21 17:40:35 UTC 2009

The sitepoint marketplace is now called Flippa. I've gone through the
process twice now. Its basically like ebay for websites/businesses.
There are others, but this is probably the best option that I know of.


On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Jerad Bitner<sirkitree at gmail.com> wrote:
> Check out sitepoint.com - I don't know a whole lot about it myself but a
> friend of mine was in a business that lived and died by using this site for
> buying and selling websites. I think they give you tools to evaluate the
> worth and such based on metrics as well.
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 7:56 AM, Brian Vuyk <brian at brianvuyk.com> wrote:
>> Lest year, I built a website for one of my longstanding clients which he
>> intended as kind of a side job / hobby to make some money on the side.
>> Unfortunately, it looks like he underestimated the amount of time and effort
>> it would require to get off the ground, and so has asked me to try to sell
>> it for him.
>> Now, I am more in the business of building websites for clients, and not
>> trying to sell existing built-up ideas. What is the best way to go about
>> this? Does anyone have any idea where I can post / advertise this website,
>> and hopefully attract some interest?
>> The website in question is http://thebuyingexchange.com. The original
>> business idea was that he had a lot of small business contacts through his
>> work. He intended to, when they posted sales or perhaps negotiated deals
>> with him, promote them / post their deals on the website. It did well at
>> first, but I think it became more work than he was willing to put up with.
>> In the end, he was mostly posting affiliate offers from various affiliate
>> networks.
>> Anyways, any feedback or suggestions would be appreciated.
>> Brian
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