Site with 12,018 uniques/mo makes $1,252/mo . Online Recruitment Job Board
Job Board From Australia For Sale. In addition over 39 domain names can be included, + Business and Trademark + Social Media. Total sales since 2009 $257, 094.02
The primary revenue generating site is LifestyleCareers.
I am the current owner and I spend 5 hours or less working on it. It is 100% automated.
LifestyleCareers is a job board website where candidates can find work opportunities that are aligned with their current/dream life style.
Also for sale on Flippa is WorkAtHomeMums – Sister site to Lifestyle Careers, the #1 Site in Australia for Work At Home Mums
LifeStyleCareers revenue stream derives from job advertisements in which business pay between $9.75 – $65 to post a job ad to attract candidates.
In addition to various job advertisement “upgrades”, the business also earns revenue through direct banner advertising, and aggregated job postings
• Career Coaching
• Blog implementation with SEO introduction
• Resume Services
• Affiliate Partnerships
When was the business established? 2009
How is the business monetised? Are there multiple revenue streams, if so, please list and explain.
Job Advertisements/Payments. Pricing starts at $9.75 and increases to $65 for a single job advertisement plus GST. Significant savings of 85% are offered to Advertisers by purchasing Lifestyle Packages. All of our standard job ad templates include bullet points, border, unlimited text and logo within search results. Pricing Here http://www.lifestylecareers.com.au/pricing
Banner Ads started at $525/month but have been taken down
Custom branded job ad templates
Lifestyle Careers offer several ways for advertisers by branding job postings with a unique branded advertising template. Cost is $350 plus GST.
Online Payments Payments are taken by a Paypal as the gateway provider
Featured Job Advertisements – Stand Out and Premium Available as a single job purchase at $130 and $150
Aggregating Jobs: Based on the filters provided additional jobs are aggregated which make the job board stronger, yielding additional visitors. Traffic is monetised by getting paid for the qualified job seekers that apply for the postings currently.
Room to grow revenue with courses, career coaching, blogs and CV and Resume Services
How is content produced? Advertisers sign up an account – Job Listings are provided by Advertisers
Weekly Email List – Included
How has the business evolved since it was first established?
- Website Launch 6 July 2009 – Web Build
- Nominated as a finalist in two industry excellence awards Thomson Reuters Recruitment Excellence Awards for Best Jobs Board (2009)
- Website Re-Launch 12 April 2010 Web Build
- Nominated as a Finalist in Sydney West Business Achiever Awards (2010)
- Trademarked 5 August 2011
- Relaunched and Re-Branded June 2015 with JXT Consulting – Web Build
- Finalist in The Recruiting Service Innovation Awards (The ReSIs) within two categories in November 2015. Talent Acquisition Provider >> Niche Employment Sites and Talent Acquisition Partner >>Individual >Leah Gibbs, Business Manager & Founder Lifestyle Careers
Are you the original owner of the business? Yes original owner
Why is the business being sold? Need a change, lost my Mojo, working on new projects within the digital and social media space.
Are you looking to sell the company (stock sale) or just the assets of the business (asset sale) Assets, domain names and social media accounts, trademarks, business names etc
Have you done any Search Engine Optimisation? If so, what level of SEO effort is required for the site to maintain its current traffic levels?
No, never tried this – I am self taught in everything – I have no idea about SEO, it just works for me. As you can see though traffic has dropped considerably because I have done absolutely nothing with it.
To your knowledge, has the site ever received any search engine penalties (manual or algorithmic)? No, never
Do you use, or have you experimented with direct / display advertising? If so, explain. Tried Facebook to promote certain jobs, works well
Do you use, or have you experimented with, social media marketing Social media has been a big component of the marketing strategy for Lifestyle Careers due to the cost effective nature and also due to the immediate feedback mechanism provided by joining an online community.
Please confirm that all advertiser accounts are transferable to the new owner Yes
If your website utilies direct advertising, how are these relationships managed? On a personal level, all of my advertisers are lovely, most have been with me long term, especially the big spenders. Advertisers are approved automatically and able to post immediately with no restrictions. Job Ads – Once account is approved, all ads are live immediately
Are the majority of your direct advertisers new or repeat sponsors? Both
Are you able to provide live revenue verification? Yes, I have provided accounting access to the Flippa Broker when we tried to sell in May via Flippa. It did not reach reserve. I have also attached info in the listing.
Can the website’s revenue be accurately tracked back to the website, i.e. do payment descriptions/details include the website’s name or reference to the website’s products? Yes
What are the main expenses of the business
- License Fee owith JXT on contract to June 2016 and then further 2 years ongoing $550/month
- Paypal Merchant Fees
- SSL Certificate annual, $550, just paid, next due Feb 2017
- Google Apps/Emails $12 pmonth
Please list all owner’s responsibilities
• Social Media Marketing
• • Preparing Invoices
• Talking to Customers
• Replying To Emails
• Trouble Shooting Problems as they occur
Does the owner of the site need any specific skill sets in order to successfully maintain and manage the site?
• Tech Savvy
• Knowledge of Social Media and Digital Marketing
• Accounting or Bookeeping Skills
• Customer Service Skills
What platform does the website use? (e.g. WordPress, OpenCart, OSCommerce, etc.) Lifestyle Careers – Microsoft ASP.NET managed by JXT
Where is the site hosted and does this need to change after purchase? Lifestyle Careers is with JXT – You pay for a license you cannot host – It is a license opportunity
Will you provide 1-3 months of post-sale support & training, in order to ensure that the buyer is able to fully take over the business and its operations?
- The new buyer will have access to an Account Manager at JXT and also a Help Desk available business hours Monday to Friday, this is included with the licence fee
- 2 day full support and training in person. Travel and accommodation costs to be reimbursed if required
- 1 to 3 months personal support via phone and email
- Can be available for paid consulting and social media marketing
What are the primary growth opportunities that you see for the business going forward?
- Job Ads
- Affiliiate Partnerships
- CV and Cover Letters
Are there any geographical limitations to the potential buyer of the business (i.e. do they need to be based in a particular country, region or time zone to handle customer enquiries or to take over the financial and other accounts)?
As it is an Australian business the buyer would need an ABN so that the domain name and IP could be transferred. There can be excep[tions https://abr.gov.au/For-Business,-Super-funds—Charities/Applying-for-an-ABN/ABN-for-business-outside-of-Australia/ but I would suggest the buyer get proper legal advise first
Other Domain names
Attached are 39 domain names that can be included in the sale at the buyers expense at a cost of $119 each