5 Website Flipping Business Success Stories [2022]

5 Website Flipping Business Success Stories [2022]
Start A Website Flipping Business

Website flipping business helps people buy and sell online businesses. The website flipping business has a low barrier to entry and requires minimal investment. To start a website flipping business, make sure you have all the legal paperwork, buy a website, and improve and sell it for a profit.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a website flipping business:

1. Empire Flippers ($4.2M/year)

Justin Cooke (from North York, Ontario, Canada) started Empire Flippers over 10 years ago.

$350K / month
2 founders / 53 employees
North York, Ontario, Canada

Case Study

My name is Gregory Elfrink and I’m the director of marketing with Empire Flippers. We’re a three-time winner of the INC 5,000 award for being one of the fastest growing companies in America and we help people buy and sell online businesses.

We have brokered over $50 million worth of deals, and since we’re a big believer in transparency we also created a scoreboard that details most of our stats - from the hundreds of thousands of website visitors we get to our pool of potential buyers that grow by the hundreds every month.


2. Flipsnack ($9.6M/year)

Janina Moza (from San Francisco, CA, USA) started Flipsnack over 11 years ago.

$800K / month
1 founders / 70 employees

Case Study

My name is Janina Moza, and I’m the Chief marketing officer of Flipsnack. I’ve joined the team a year after launching Flipsnack and I’ve been part of this project for almost 10 years now.

We’ve been on the market for over 10 years now and over the past few years, we’ve increased our business revenue by over 50% year over year.


3. FlipHTML5

FLIP HTML5 is a Interactive html5 digital publishing platform that makes it easy to create interactive digital publications, including magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Create HTML5 flipbook from PDF to view on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

  • Website traffic: 9.91M/month
  • Business rank: #3.34K

Check out their full website ➜

4. Flipsnack

Create stunning HTML5 flipbooks online for free. Flipsnack is the easiest way to make interactive brochures, magazines & catalogs. Upload PDF or design online

  • Estimated revenue: $800K/month
  • Website traffic: 5.04M/month
  • Business rank: #5.84K

Check out their full website ➜

5. Flippa

Buy & Sell Online Businesses on the Flippa marketplace.

  • Estimated revenue: $1.53M/month
  • Website traffic: 1.18M/month
  • Business rank: #6.27K

Check out their full website ➜

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