Why are you selling this site? Focus on other activities, so allow someone else to benefit from it.
How is it monetized? Google Adsense and affiliate program links.
Does this site come with any social media accounts? Yes.
How much time does this site take to run? 10 hours a week.
What challenges are there with running this site? Updating it.
Age of site: Founded in 1999 with the name/brand LitLinks. Switched to LitVillage.com domain name in 2000.
Site design: It took two professional designer several months to create and perfect the current look of the site. The directory has gone through several revamps over the years to keep it up-to-date and enhance its appearance.
Just to come up with the ideal logo took us several weeks. We had several graphic designers coming forward with different ideas and creating sample logos (all logos will be given to purchaser of LitVillage.com).
Traffic statistics: 32 million visitors since 1999. Now approx. 60,000 unique visitors per annum.
Site demographics: Most people who visit LitVillage.com are university graduates and aged 35+. They are financially solvent and spend far more money online than younger surfers. From a survey we did a few months back, the audience is mainly highly-educated, middle-aged people from Western countries. They are affluent and amongst the highest online spenders.
Source of traffic: We have spent hundreds of hours acquiring permanent links to LitVillage.com from numerous large, medium and small web directories (Arts/Literature is often the top category in most directories). Those links to LitVillage.com will there for a long time: even five years down the line they will be sending traffic to LitVillage.com.
Enjoys valuable aged inbound links from Wikipedia, academic websites and review portals.
Even if you were never to spend a penny more on promoting the site, it would continue to pull in at least 4,000 uniques a month for years to come. Unlike other websites, we have invested a huge amount of time and money into LitVillage.com to ensure its long term profitability.
There are thousands of references to LitVillage.com in search engines. See how many sites mention and link to LitVillage.com in Google and Bing. Due to the enormous number of backlinks to LitVillage.com it ranks number 1 – 5 in Google, Bing etc. for popular search terms like “english literature directory”. It takes a phenomenal amount of time and money to get so much exposure for a site!
Asking price: We are selling the site, which includes the domain name, social media accounts, content, logos, professionally-designed banners adverts and thousands of links to it from all over the web, for a mere US $3,495. Special offer for July: get 20% off our asking price!
Net revenue per month: $xxx revenue a month. Until now, we have been concentrating on drawing traffic to the site and providing a quality user experience rather than monetizing the traffic. The amount of income the site generates could be increased.
Specific source of revenue: Google Adsense and affiliate program links.
Copyright status of site content: Copyright of text and images will pass to purchaser of the business.
Any other pertinent data: LitVillage.com has been around in different incarnations for over 20 years! It is the product of thousands of hours of work, mainly spent on promoting the URL. A lot of effort has gone into automating sections of the portal and future-proofing the coding, so the site will require minimum maintenance.
Further information: If you may be interested in buying this award-winning directory please email buy (at) LitVillage.com , Skype AzamMkt or ring our office on +44 (0) 20 33 55 4334 anytime 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.