Short, catchy names are easier to remember and are more likely to attract traffic to your website. Leave out letters, numbers, and other punctuation marks like hyphens that are hard to remember and will only complicate your domain name.
Think of your domain name as a slogan for your niche, focusing on something that will create curiosity and bring more traffic to your website.
3. Find a Good Web Hosting Platform
Any website needs a good internet hosting service. Choosing a web hosting platform is essential, as it is critical in making your website available on the internet. Web hosting platforms take the guesswork out of hosting your website and are a great source of on-hand technical assistance should you or the buyer need it.
Popular hosting services are just a search away.
4. Choose a Template or Plug-In to Create Your Website Content
WordPress, Templates, and other plug-ins are available to create the best content for your website. In addition, these products allow for easy maintenance of your website.
Simply download your template, add it to your website, insert your content, and Bob's your uncle! Then, use your knowledge of SEO (or learn more about SEO) to create the best content possible.
Stick to your primary area of focus, and be as specific as possible.
5. Focus on Advertising to Spread the Word About Your Website
Thanks to social media and advertising services from Google, Amazon, and many more, advertising your flipped website can be as easy as a click of the mouse.
Use free advertising services and watch your website traffic grow without spending a cent! Also, look at special offers you can include in your sale price, like a year's free advertising for your website. These great benefits can help you sell our website quickly and are a small price for the traffic generated by the advertisements.
6. Launch Your Website
Once you have launched your website, focus on bringing traffic to your site using SEO, advertising, and spreading the word.
Ask friends and family to share your website link on their social media platforms to bring more traffic to your website.
Keep an eye on the traffic that your new website generates.
Ensure that there is a good traffic flow before selling your website. More traffic means a higher sale price and more money in your pocket.
7. Sell the Website and Transfer the Domain
There are two ways to sell your website.
• Sell it to a buyer
• Auction your website off on one of the many auction sites available
Once you have found a buyer, made an agreement, and sold the website, you will need to transfer ownership of the website to the new owner. The same process applies to sites that have been sold at auction.
Transfer of ownership is easy, and once you have handed over ownership to the buyer, you are free to move on to your next website flipping job. The process is as simple and easy as providing the buyer access to the website's hosting account. Then, change the ownership details to that of the new owner and clear your details.
Look out for any red flags that might indicate a scam, like a buyer wanting to remain anonymous or wanting ownership of the website before money has been exchanged. The internet is a hive of scams, and one small mistake can cost you a lot of time and effort.
Look for our section on selecting a seller or buyer for tips on selecting the right website for your flip and choosing the best buyer.