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Business Name

IT Starter Series

Business Model
Marketplace
Industry
Education

$16,500

Asking Price
Multiple 2.3x
IT Starter Series sells a portfolio of IT-related eBooks, paperback books and audio books via Kindle Direct Publishing and ACX on Amazon.
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Facts and Figures

Location
Estonia
Date of Founding
2014
Full-Time Staff
Owner Operated
Annual Revenue
$10,378
Annual Expenses
$3,061
Annual Net Profit
$7,317
Profit and Loss
Evidence of Revenue
Note: Where the business is less than 12 months old the annualized data represents total sales for the period of operation.

Recent Performance

Month March 2019 April 2019 May 2019
Revenue $1,069 $695 $546
Expenses $251 $371 $183
Net Profit $818 $324 $363
Month March 2019 April 2019 May 2019
Pageviews 549 722 513
Users 360 457 349

Note: Traffic data was provided on May 28, 2019. Enquire for more recent data.

Business Description

IT Starter Series is an online publishing business in the information technology niche. The main brand, IT Starter Series, is in the IT niche however the portfolio is diverse and spreads across other niches. Since launching in December 2017, we have had over 100,000 downloads. Our most popular product is "Hacking: Hacking for Beginners." Some of our book titles include “Computer Programming For Beginners”, “Wordpress For Beginners”, “Cryptocurrency for Beginners," “Amazon FBA for Beginners” and “Bitcoin for Starters.”

How does your business make money?

This business makes money from the sale of eBooks, paperback books and audio books on Kindle Direct Publishing and the Amazon Market Place. We sell on average 3-5 of books per day.

Why should someone buy this business?

This business provides the ideal passive income stream. My current workload does not exceed 30 minutes per week. We have 50 different books in eBook and paperback versions and 3 audio books. Our website https://www.itstarterseries.com is well designed and also includes a blog on IT related topics, from coding and programming to mobile development. The demand for knowledge and information in the IT sphere is increasing and the skills have never been more in-demand. This is a great industry to be in.

How can the future owner improve this business?

The future owner can improve the business and increase the income stream by expanding the product range to include more published books, particularly more audible books for Audible. The future owner can also look to creating a lead magnet in the books to entice them to acquire additional products and services via email marketing.

Why are you selling this business?

I want to fully focus on my newest venture and have lost interest in this business.

Business Strengths

  • Low Return Rate
  • Low Time Commitment Required
  • Outsourced Order Fulfilment
  • Passive Revenue
  • Low Acquisition Cost for New Customers

Opportunities for a new owner

  • Launch New Products
  • Improve Current Marketing Efforts
  • Introduce Further Revenue Streams

Key day-to-day operations

  • Bookkeeping
  • Adwords Maintenance

Marketing

  • Amazon PPC
  • Email Marketing
  • SEO

Assets

  • Domains
  • Social media accounts
  • Website files, source code and content

Post sale support

This is support provided by the seller when transitioning the business to a buyer.

Included

About the Seller

Marco Julian Grishaber

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Taiwan, Province of China

Hey there,
My name is Marco. Originally from Germany I have been living in Taiwan for more than 8 years. I started this project as my first business in December 2014. Since then I have evolved as an entrepreneur and now I am looking into new ventures.

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