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Old 06-04-2008, 08:50 PM
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25 small accounts for sale on NEED HELP

I just advertised 25 small accounts for sale on craigslist.org They generate $1,600/month on just normal maintenance. I provide tons of extras like trimming. I believe I'm asking too little because I'm getting tons of interest and calls and visits. How Much is the accounts worth ? They are all on one ST amazing! Average is $20-25 per cut

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Old 06-04-2008, 08:57 PM
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what are you asking for them, by chance? if they are weekly they are only 16 bucks a pop. sounds low to me, but i dont live in florida.
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Old 06-04-2008, 09:17 PM
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I have 3 offers for 6K right now.
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Old 06-04-2008, 09:26 PM
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tell each of the 3 offers that you have a guy thats offering 7 and see if any of them bite.
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:20 PM
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I wouldn't pay anywhere near 6K, I bought $17,000 worth of accounts last season for 10% of year end revenue,ended up being just shy of $1700. My understanding is industry standard for just accounts is something like 20% of revenue. I don't know maybe someone else who has bought or sold accounts will chime in. Good luck
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:22 PM
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In Florida the average selling price for accounts is 3 months revenue.
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:36 PM
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Wow I didn't know that. Everyone that contacted was wiling to pay the asking price .. Now I can go even higher! Some even said closed deal and never even meet me yet. People ether got tons of money of need work so bad they pay for a job. I should quite college and just sell business accounts- Stephen
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:40 PM
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stay in college and take some English courses
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:44 PM
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Why do you say that? You can't be success and yet stupid? I write terms and conditions and privacy policy pages for fortune 500 companies websites now - you'd never tell from the outside.
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:46 PM
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Wow I didn't know that. Everyone that contacted was wiling to pay the asking price .. Now I can go even higher! Some even said closed deal and never even meet me yet. People ether got tons of money of need work so bad they pay for a job. I should quite college and just sell business accounts- Stephen
How can you go higher? You stated revenue of $1600 per month, thats $5400 plus a little for the "extras" revenue I'd say screen the three offers of $6000 and get contract with the terms of the sale.
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