Online Magazine & Web Designer
- Friendly & Professional Team
- Very Loyal Customer Base
- Low Overheads
Intelligent is pleased to offer the opportunity to purchase a trademarked online magazine which provides free news, tips, resources and more for UK start-up businesses, attracting 4,000 website users per month. It boasts a brilliant 75% gross profit margin, superb SEO rankings, and grew to receive 25,232 page views last year. Alongisde the maagzine, the company also designs websites for other businesses and has amassed a wealth of customers in this area.
The business prides itself on hosting a website which offers superior quality articles, resources, and other entrepreneurial content, therefore becoming a go-to hub for UK start-up companies to educate themselves on how to run a successful business, as well as network with other business leaders. Additionally, they also offer website design services at an affordable cost for clients. This has garnered an excellent reputation due to the high standard of results delivered and the company’s efficient communication, going on to become a top-ranked web designer in the UK. The enterprise possesses a 5* rating on Google and Clutch.Co, also ranking in the top 1% on the latter.
This is an opportunity which is only for sale due to the current owner having achieved their goals within the business and consequently now wanting a new challenge. It is therefore a fantastic chance for a buyer with entrepreneurial experience to take on a highly valued online business and bring it to the next level of success.
The business boasts a 5* rating on both Google and industry-leading review platform Clutch.Co., with its design services ranking 5th of 6,600 designers in the UK and 3rd of 1,500 designers in London, according to Clutch.Co in November 2020. The website ranks on the 1st page of Google for various keywords and receives 186 organic searches per month. For 2020, it received an impressive 25,232 page views, up 211.51% compared to 2019. As a result of its fantastic reputation, 27% of revenue is recurring income. Its established online magazine also generates 12% of advertising revenue per annum.
No fixed physical premises are included in the sale, thus making the company available on a fully relocatable basis. The business does not have any employees, instead using contractors for all work. All the business’s equipment is incorporated into the sale price, including the trademarked brand 'Start Smarter' and its Instagram page with 3,000 followers. A transitional period is also available.
The ideal buyer for this business would be someone who has prior experience in founding and running a successful enterprise, or indeed numerous companies, in order to equip them with the industry knowledge and insight required to run this business. With exceptional 75% gross profit margins and the majority of leads being generated through word-of-mouth referrals, this is a lucrative opportunity with bundles of potential.
The new owner will be able to grow the business further, predominantly by implementing affiliate links within the website’s content. The business will therefore gain additional income from third parties by inserting links to their content and consequently driving traffic to their products and services. Furthermore, the business could expand its content into creating resources for a wider variety of sectors, therefore attracting a larger customer base. A large high-street financial institution has also expressed interest in the trademarked brand.
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