The lifestyle website Lifed.com sold for $205,000 on Flippa. The site owner seems to have had success in the past with websites like this as he formerly sold instash.com and therugged.com.
The site is on pace to make $10,000 for December and has averaged a net profit of $6726 over the last three months.
The owner described the site as:
8-year-old, brand-able, pronounceable, 5-letter dot com (registered for 9 years).
Lifed.org, Lifed.net, and Lifed.co are also included in the sale (all registered for 3 years).
Professional Website Design & Coding
Visually stunning, feature-packed, and lightning fast.
Coded in HTML 5.
Professional, appealing, versatile and easy to recognize.
Chosen from over 3,000 entries.
This logo was featured in 99designs' top 9 contests of all time (out of tens of thousands of logo contests).
It's also being used in the 99designs' showcase as an example of a
great logo (shown to users when they go to create their own logo
Massive Social Presence
Over 21,000 Facebook fans and 14,000 Twitter followers.
Readers are constantly sharing content with their friends.
Some of the articles have been viewed over a million times.
Listed in elite directories such as DMOZ.com, BOTW.org, GoGuides.org, JoeAnt.com, AllTop.com, and Blogged.com.
Dozens of guest posts on high-quality, well-known sites.
Tens of thousands of social shares.
Linked to from thousands of sites because of the quality of our articles.
Will soon be featured on some of Google’s official blogs (in a case study that they're doing).
Nearly 1,000,000 monthly uniques.
Nearly 4,000,000 monthly pageviews.
Ranks for over 20,000 keywords in any given month. Over 60,000 keywords in a 6 month period.
An average of 5 pages per visit.
34% bounce rate.
80% of traffic is organic (coming from search engines).
45% of traffic from the US.
67% of traffic from the US, UK, CA, and AUS.
Stable, Residual Income
Coming from 8+ reliable sources.
7-figure income potential by simply following the strategies already implemented.
Built on WordPress
Anyone can manage the daily updates of this website, guaranteed – no coding or technical knowledge required.
Changing features on the front page is as easy as logging in and clicking boxes.
Over 125 Published Articles
All unique and high-quality.
Includes large pillar articles that take weeks, and hundreds, even thousands of dollars to create.
Growth on Auto-Pilot
Every day the site gets dozens of new email subscribers, RSS
subscribers, Facebook fans and Twitter followers… with zero effort on my
Invitations to parties and events.
Free products that companies love to send over.
I think the comments are always the most interesting to read on a Flippa listing, there is some good back and forth between the owner and potential buyers.
I think anyone building out a website like this can learn some new things by reading carefully the listings that are selling on Flippa.