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have a 1 month old paid membership web site with 10 it allowed to sell here and does it sell well?

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The BAF Group LLC

Mandy, any business must have somewhere in the area of three (3) years of Tax Returns, in order to justify a price premium price. Before that, the business is too young to command any return clientele that the Buyer or the Bank can count on, which means there is essentially no goodwill that is bankable. And goodwill is all you have in a service business, unless you have patents or copyrights, which protect you from competition. Such intellectual property can be very worthwhile, but you don't mention any such assets in your write up.

There are some circumstances when businesses can be sold profitably in less than three (3) years; but in the current economy, those are rare. But with the information you have provided, I don't think you are there. You can still sell, but not at a very meaningful price.

Nov 23, 2009
Kjerstin Deane
Business Operations Manager
San Francisco County, CA

Dear Mandy,

Given that your business is still in the startup phase (as it is only one month old) you could list it on BizBuySell as a start up opportunity. We do receive a significant amount of traffic to that section of our web site.

To see how people would find your listing go to our home page and click on Buy A Biz and then select the start up tab.

I hope this information is helpful. Please contact us at if you need further assistance.

Nov 23, 2009

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