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Business Name

Vintage Value Investing

Business Model
Advertising
Industry
Internet

$22,884

Asking Price
Multiple 2.4x
Vintage Value Investing is an online publication that features news and articles about value investing, the stock market and industry leaders.
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Facts and Figures

Location
United States
Date of Founding
2015
Full-Time Staff
Owner Operated
Annual Revenue
$10,507
Annual Expenses
$972
Annual Net Profit
$9,535
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 January 2019 February 2019 March 2019
Revenue $264 $501 $0
Expenses $77 $77 $0
Net Profit $187 $424 $0

Business Description

Vintage Value Investing is a well-regarded blog in the investing community. Articles are published automatically from syndicated writers. The website has been featured consistently on Business Insider, radio shows, and podcasts. The website ranks highly for a number of high traffic keywords on Google.

How does your business make money?

The website makes money from sponsored posts, paid display advertising, newsletter sponsorships, affiliate links, and ebook sales.

Why should someone buy this business?

Vintage Value Investing has a stronghold in the value investing community and ranks highly for a number of important keywords on Google. The website is quite profitable and low maintenance. There is an enormous opportunity to increase revenue 3-5x by putting some time and effort into the site. The sale comes with an untapped email list of over 7k emails, a Twitter following of over 10k followers, and a Facebook page with 50k likes.

How can the future owner improve this business?

(1) Publish more original articles
(2) Recruit more writers
(3) Automate or streamline the sponsored post process
(4) Publish more book review / book list posts with affiliate links
(5) Restart the weekly newsletter and add monetization
(6) Better monetize the display advertising
(7) Sell existing product/ebook/courses to the email list
(8) Improve website navigation and speed
(9) Sell ebooks
(10) Sell an investing course
....All of these are incredible easy to do and require just a little time and effort. HUGE opportunity!

Why are you selling this business?

I have been ignoring the website for the past year. I started business school in August 2018 and am transitioning my career out of investing and into a different field, so I no longer have the time or the passion for the site. Would love to put VVI into better hands!

Business Strengths

  • Key Words Ranking
  • Brand and Community Loyalty
  • High levels of Automation
  • Passive Revenue
  • Well Established and Unique Brand

Opportunities for a new owner

  • Launch New Products
  • Improve Current Marketing Efforts
  • Advance or Explore Retail / Distribution Partnerships

Key day-to-day operations

  • Supplier Relationship Management
  • Website Maintenance
  • Content marketing

Marketing

  • Email Marketing
  • SEO
  • Twitter

Assets

  • Customer databases
  • Domains
  • Marketing materials and collateral
  • Website files, source code and content

Social Media

Facebook
50K followers
Twitter
10K followers
Instagram
0 followers

Post sale support

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

Included

About the Seller

John Szramiak

Verified Account

United States

I'm an MBA student in the United States. Prior to grad school I was working in finance. I started VintageValueInvesting.com as a passion project on the side. I no longer have any time to commit to it so would like to put the site in more caring hadns.