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What's Your Business Model

How Old Is Your Business?

What were your Total Sales over the last 12 months?

These are your sales for the whole year.

What was your Net Income over the last 12 months?

This is your total yearly profit. You can add back your own salary.

How is your revenue trending?

In What Countries Does Your Business Mainly Operate?

Select all countries that generate over 10% of your revenue.

Does your business have physical premises?

Why are you looking for a valuation?

Anything to add?

Let us know if you have any additional comments before we take a look at your business.

Thank you!

One of our advisors will be in touch with you shortly!

In the meantime, why not take a look at our Seller Resources for some actionable pre-sale tips.

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There’s no wrong reason to sell your business — but there is a right time, and a right way.

Maybe you’re considering selling your business because things are changing at home: you’ve got a kid on the way, or your partner is taking on a new role at work.

Maybe you’ve grown your business as much as you want to within your existing skill set. Maybe you’re just ready for the next adventure (or some well-earned time off).

Again, there’s no wrong reason to sell your business — but there is a right time, and a right way.

Why sell your business with us?

Quiet Light advisors are refreshingly, relentlessly honest — and we’ve got a metric ton of real-life experience

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Book a no-obligation consultation with one of our advisors. We’ll happily help you understand the information you should know about your business, from its broad valuation to its market readiness. You’ll hang up empowered with a better understanding of your business’ value and positioning. And you get to choose what to do next.

Book a no-obligation consultation with one of our advisors. We’ll happily help you understand the information you should know about your business, from its broad valuation to its market readiness. You’ll hang up empowered with a better understanding of your business’ value and positioning. And you get to choose what to do next.

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Valuations Based on Your
One-of-a-Kind Business

Data, P&Ls, and projections matter. But so do the things that don’t show up on your financial statements. Like the systems you built through trial and error. Or the small but crucial ways you delight your customers. Or your thoughtful team onboarding process. We dig deep to create an accurate, all-inclusive understanding of your unique business.

Data, P&Ls, and projections matter. But so do the things that don’t show up on your financial statements. Like the systems you built through trial and error. Or the small but crucial ways you delight your customers. Or your thoughtful team onboarding process. We dig deep to create an accurate, all-inclusive understanding of your unique business.

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Strategic Advice (Whether
You Sell Now or Later)

Even if you know you’re not ready to sell yet, there are moves you should make as far as two years out to position your business for maximum acquisition value. Chat with our expert advisors about the steps you need to take to set yourself up for the most advantageous sale, whether that’s now or in the future.

Even if you know you’re not ready to sell yet, there are moves you should make as far as two years out to position your business for maximum acquisition value. Chat with our expert advisors about the steps you need to take to set yourself up for the most advantageous sale, whether that’s now or in the future.

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Trustworthy Advice Backed
by a Wealth of Experience

As one of the very first online business brokerages, we’ve got more experience under our belts than anyone else. Because we’ve all bought and sold our own online businesses, we’re the right folks to help you navigate this exciting, stressful (did we say exciting?) process.

As one of the very first online business brokerages, we’ve got more experience under our belts than anyone else. Because we’ve all bought and sold our own online businesses, we’re the right folks to help you navigate this exciting, stressful (did we say exciting?) process.

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Relentless Honesty
Even When It Hurts

We’ll give you the truth, even when it’s not what you — or we — want to hear. Given the choice between sinking our teeth into you for a commission and being able to snooze soundly at night, we’ll take sleep every time. That means that if you shouldn’t sell yet, or you should sell with someone else, we’ll tell you.

We’ll give you the truth, even when it’s not what you — or we — want to hear. Given the choice between sinking our teeth into you for a commission and being able to snooze soundly at night, we’ll take sleep every time. That means that if you shouldn’t sell yet, or you should sell with someone else, we’ll tell you.

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You Won't Be Handed
Off to a 'Junior Broker’

Your Quiet Light advisor has your back throughout the sales process. Got a question? Call us. Think you’ve found the perfect buyer? Let us talk to them on your behalf and advise you whether you should take the deal or not. Think of us as your business-selling concierge, minus the white gloves (they stain too easy).

Your Quiet Light advisor has your back throughout the sales process. Got a question? Call us. Think you’ve found the perfect buyer? Let us talk to them on your behalf and advise you whether you should take the deal or not. Think of us as your business-selling concierge, minus the white gloves (they stain too easy).

Syed Balki

Syed Balki

Founder of WPBeginner & Optinmonster

We had the luxury of choosing our buyer

Working with Joe @Quiet Light Brokerage helped us better prepare our business listing and gather all of the data needed to attract the right buyer. The advance work on the listing paid off big time because we had three offers within the first week.

Syed Balki

Syed Balki

Founder of WPBeginner & Optinmonster

We’ll guide you through a successful sale — because we’ve all done it ourselves

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Along with being one of the first online business brokerages to exist, we’re also the most experienced.

From our founder to our newest team member, every advisor at Quiet Light Brokerage has built, bought, or sold an online business. Most of us have done all three.

The Quiet Light valuation process isn’t generic or machine-generated — because your business’ market value isn’t a single static number. The real value of your business depends on a ton of different factors. On top of considering your financials, we take your unique systems, processes, and differentiators into account.

That’s how we give your business the comprehensive valuation it deserves, instead of slapping an auto-generated price on the company you’ve worked hard to build.

When you choose to sell with Quiet Light, you’ll know you’re exiting at the right time, for a fair price, with the confidence to carry you into your next venture.

Along with being one of the first online business brokerages to exist, we’re also the most experienced.

From our founder to our newest team member, every advisor at Quiet Light Brokerage has built, bought, or sold an online business. Most of us have done all three.

The Quiet Light valuation process isn’t generic or machine-generated — because your business’ market value isn’t a single static number. The real value of your business depends on a ton of different factors. On top of considering your financials, we take your unique systems, processes, and differentiators into account.

That’s how we give your business the comprehensive valuation it deserves, instead of slapping an auto-generated price on the company you’ve worked hard to build.

When you choose to sell with Quiet Light, you’ll know you’re exiting at the right time, for a fair price, with the confidence to carry you into your next venture.

See how much your business is worth

Schedule your free, no-obligation chat with one of our experienced advisors

Not just your brokers, but your partners

"When I decided to sell my website, I had no idea where to start. Thankfully, a friend recommended that I reach out to Chuck. This was one of the best decisions I could have made. Chuck expertly walked me through the process from start to finish."

Angela Russell
Angela Russell

"Working with QLB in advance on the listing paid off big time because we had three offers within the first week. We had the luxury of choosing our buyer. I highly recommend Quiet Light Brokerage to anyone wishing to sell or buy a SaaS business."

Syed Balki
Syed Balki (Opt-In Monster)

"I needed to drop you a note of thanks and appreciation. You took someone who didn’t even know that I had a saleable asset (Amazon Store) and literally “coached” me to the finish line."

Julie Hardin
Julie Hardin

"As a first-time seller, I was very apprehensive. Now that the deal is done, I can't imagine having dealt with anyone else other than Quiet Light. QLB has my highest recommendation, and I don't give that recommendation lightly or very often. Five stars!"

Eric Dahle
Eric Dahle

"I've been a buyer and a seller through Quiet Light. And I've seen both sides and they're unbiased and just the the amount of the breadth of knowledge that they bring to this field I think is has been bar none."

Nathan Singh
Nathan Singh

Maybe you’re wondering…

Why should I sell my business with Quiet Light Brokerage instead of your competitors?

If you haven’t heard of us, it’s because we’ve been quietly (ha) doing the work behind the scenes. Everyone who works at QLB has real-life experience building, buying, or selling an online business, and lots of us have done all three. We understand nuances of the valuation and sales process that other advisors simply can’t.

What if I don’t agree with QLB’s
valuation of my business?

You’re welcome to seek a valuation elsewhere. In fact, we encourage you to do so. Everything we do is transparent and above-board, and we’re able to explain exactly how we arrive at each valuation.

Multiple clients come to us, eventually decide to work with another firm, and then return to us later after realizing we really are the best.

What’s it like to buy with Quiet Light?

Our process is tailored to each business we list, so that our valuations are as accurate as possible. We also help you get a holistic sense of the actual, detailed financials you can expect — beyond just monthly revenue in/expenses out.

Along with our experience, our Buyer Summaries are much more detailed than what you’ll find elsewhere. We want you to understand how the business will become a part of your life, and we do that through detailed interviews with our sellers.

How can you ensure my privacy?

You should be able to sell your high-revenue online business without the entire world knowing the details. That’s why every party who works on your deal must sign a confidentiality agreement before receiving any of your business information. If your business is super well-known, we’ll include additional screening to keep your information private.

How long does it take to sell my business?

Every business is different, and the length of time it takes to sell yours can vary depending on a number of factors like your preparedness, the size of the deal, and the involvement of SBA lending or private equity. In most cases, we will receive several inquiries within a week, and the average listing gets 2-3 offers. Generally speaking, small transactions typically take 30 to 60 days while larger transactions will take 90 to 150.

Will I get my asking price?

We take an approach to valuations that is data-driven and market-wise. We don’t set a price based on wishful thinking, but rather take an experienced look at multiple trends and the strengths and weaknesses of your business. We consider your asking price to be both a prediction of what the market will bear and part of our overall strategy to get your the best price possible.

With that in mind, we set a price based on the market and your goals. You will never be pressured to take a low offer or to sell in a deal that doesn’t meet your expectations. Because of this approach, our average discount rate varies between 4% – 8% (although some listings are strategically priced higher) while 47% of our listings sell at or above asking price.

Which advisor will be representing my business?

To be honest – it doesn’t matter as each of our advisors brings more experience to the table than many of our competitors can claim for their entire firms. All of our advisors are entrepreneurs who have been in your shoes. They have built. They have bought. They have sold. Our team is small, it is experienced, and there are no junior brokers we’re going to push off on you. More than that, we share best practices and insights among each other all the time. You’ll get the individual attention of a great advisor, and the collective wisdom of our all-world team.

How long is your exclusive engagement letter?

Some entrepreneurs worry about getting locked into a long exclusive engagement period with a brokerage, but at Quiet Light, our agreement is long enough that we can dig into the detailed work of analyzing your business, but not so prolonged that you’ll feel trapped. If you’re not happy with the service we provide, you won’t have to wait dog years to look at other options.

Meet the Quiet Light Brokerage Advisors

Work with one of our capable advisors for a stress-free sale

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Chris Wozniak
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Chris Guthrie
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David Newell
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Walker Deibel
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Brad Wayland
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Mark Daoust
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Chuck Mullins
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Jason Yelowitz
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Bryan O’Neil
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Amanda Raab
Chris Wozniak

Chris has been a business broker for the past 17 years, representing hundreds of sellers, and having earned the accreditations of Merger & Acquisition Master Intermediary and Certified Business Intermediary. Chris also created and sold his first e-commerce businesses in 2003, and has since purchased an affiliate marketing site, created multiple content sites and an Amazon FBA business. He joined Quiet Light to merge these two passions and help online business owners reach their exit goals.

Chris Guthrie

Chris Guthrie has a decade of experience in building, buying, and selling online businesses across numerous industries. Chris has experience with building and buying content websites monetized via advertising and affiliate marketing, partnering with developers to create a SaaS business as well as creating WordPress plugins and themes, selling physical products on Amazon and more.

David Newell

David is an internet entrepreneur with a passion for self-discovery, internet businesses, and mergers & acquisitions (M&A).

David worked for 4 years in M&A at Citigroup where he helped advise on deals in the tech, telecoms, and media sectors. Following his promotion, he left to join an internet business brokerage company as Head Of Brokerage & Operations.

In his 3 years in internet brokering, he personally advised on the sale of 75 businesses ranging from SaaS, to ecommerce and content and is the author of industry’s leading book on buying online businesses. He brings to Quiet Light a wealth of transaction execution experience across SaaS, ecommerce, and content businesses in the multi-million dollar range as well as a large network of buyer relationships.

Walker Deibel

Walker Deibel cofounded three startups and has acquired seven companies, including an online business from Quiet Light Brokerage before becoming an advisor. He holds an MBA from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis where he received the Declaration of Achievement in Entrepreneurship from the Skandalaris Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Walker is a Certified M&A Advisor and former SEC licensed stock broker.

Brad Wayland

Brad Wayland is an entrepreneur who began working in the online space in 2003. He has a wide range of experience operating and marketing online businesses. Brad became friends with Mark the founder of Quiet Light Brokerage in 2015 and it led to him becoming an advisor.

Mark Daoust

Since founding Quiet Light Brokerage in 2007, Mark has personally helped dozens of small business owners and entrepreneurs and has also expanded Quiet Light to the team it has today. In building out a team of advisors to help other small business owners, Mark has always emphasized the importance of honesty, working in the client’s best interest (even if that means not working in his own best interest), and thorough preparation of all listings before they are brought to market.

Chuck Mullins

Chuck built his first profitable website in 1996 at 18 years old. In college, he studied computer software engineering which taught him the skills to analyze search results and implement strategies that took advantage of the observations he made. Throughout his career of developing, managing, consulting, and investing in internet-based companies, Chuck has developed a keen ability to spot opportunities and develop strategies that lead to growth and profitability.

Jason Yelowitz

Jason joined Quiet Light in the spring of 2010 and quickly became the most requested advisor on our team. Within one year of working with Quiet Light, Jason set a new bar in virtually every metric for our firm. Jason has quickly established himself within Quiet Light, and within the industry, as a top professional who is savvy, honest, considerate, and highly effective in his work.

Bryan O’Neil

Bryan is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for cutting-edge technology, business intelligence and the world of buying and selling online businesses.

Having years of experience in the online business acquisitions industry, Bryan was one of the original co-founders and a director of Flipping Enterprises (later renamed and incorporated as FE International), as well as a co-founder and the concept creator of Centurica – the world’s first website due diligence agency. Bryan was also hired as a consultant to launch Flippa.com’s brokerage service, Deal Flow, prior to joining QLB.

Amanda Raab

Amanda Raab is a highly experienced entrepreneur with multiple million dollar successes to her name. First introduced to Quiet Light Brokerage when she was looking for another business to add to her portfolio, Amanda quickly demonstrated why she is repeatedly successful online.

Thinking of Selling Now or Later?

Get your free valuation & marketplace-readiness assessment. We’ll never push you to sell. And we’ll always be honest about whether or not selling is the right choice for you.

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