Guide On Selling Websites For Profit

One of the ways you can start making money online is buying and selling websites for profit. The business of buying and selling websites is also called websites flipping. To make profit you need to buy a website, improve it and then sell it for more money than you bought it. Flipping websites in that manner is similar to real estate flipping in the real world.

Buying and selling websites is not easy and it needs much knowledge and experience to do it correctly. However this business if done properly can bring in enormous profit because you can buy a website for few hundreds of dollars, improve it and after few months or a year you can sell it for thousands of dollars or more.

There are several things you need to know if you want to be successful in making  money online by buying and selling websites you need to know few things. You will need some basic internet marketing knowledge. You will need to know your market, what your potential buyers will want from your website. You will also need some basic web designing skills and SEO skills. This kind of online business is not without risks, but it can be very profitable and requires only small investment, much smaller than other types of business.

Step by step guide for making money online selling websites

  1. Buy a website or build one from scratch. To start selling websites for profit  you can go to online website marketplace and find website you can buy and improve. One such marketplace is Flippa. You can use Flippa for both buying your websites and later selling them. The other way to start is by building your own website from the very beginning. First you will need your own domain name and web hosting.  When picking your domain name it helps if you pick a name that is short and easily remembered and that says what is the website about.

  2. Improve your website. After you have your website, either bought of completely new you need to start improving it by creating content and improving the overall design. You can do this all by yourself of you can outsource these activities and hire  online freelancers from anywhere in the world. After all you will need to improve the SEO of your site by optimizing the content for high paying keyword and build backlinks to increase the traffic search engine rankings of your website.

  3. Sell your website for profit. After your website traffic, rankings and earnings improve you can go and find potential buyers on online marketplaces like  or

Selling websites can be highly profitable online business if you know what you are doing. If you are a beginner  and trying to learn about this business start with a single website from scratch. To get started all you will need is a small investment of $10 for a domain name and few dollars a month for hosting. After you have your own website you can start building it and learn about web design and SEO which will be important in the future.