One of the trends that I suspect we’ll see more of in 2005 and beyond is Blogs for Sale. This past year saw Jeremy Wright sell his blog which proved that its possible – but the question it leaves me wondering is – ‘How Much?’
How much would you sell your blog for? How would you determine the asking price?
I’ve done a bit of searching around on Google and so far haven’t found too much quality advice. So far the main opinion I’m seeing is that you either sell it based upon one or all of the following three characteristics:
1. Domain Name Value – If you’ve got yourself a highly sought after domain name you might be able to sell that alone – the buyer could scrap your site and build their own. In a sense this is like selling your home that is falling down knowing that the buyer will knock it down and build something else – they’re paying for the land. Domain name value can range incredibly – loans.com apparently sold for $3,000,000 for example….