FOR SALE: Khmer440.com [SOLD!]

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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by CharlieHarpersBar » Sat May 31, 2014 10:10 am

Alf Stewart wrote:Does anyone know how much advertisers pay for a block on 440?
Pretty sure it was $50 pm for a small sized banner
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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Sat May 31, 2014 10:13 am

You run a forum, charlieharper. How much would you put on K440?
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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by CharlieHarpersBar » Sat May 31, 2014 10:33 am

I can't believe anybody bought into it in the first place. As has been said, they're generally a labour of love rather than viable business centers. The effort it takes to maintain a busy one will always outweigh any gains.

The only exception is if you have your own business to promote and you use the forum as a vehicle of self promotion, in which case it can work well. I don't advertise anywhere now except my own forum and facebook (well, small ad in BP). This is enough to keep my rooms pretty full year round.

That said, what value would I put on it currently? A couple of thousand as an ego boost to someone with way too much time on their hands.
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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by GMJS-CEO » Sat May 31, 2014 10:41 am

CharlieHarpersBar wrote:I can't believe anybody bought into it in the first place. As has been said, they're generally a labour of love rather than viable business centers. The effort it takes to maintain a busy one will always outweigh any gains.

The only exception is if you have your own business to promote and you use the forum as a vehicle of self promotion, in which case it can work well. I don't advertise anywhere now except my own forum and facebook (well, small ad in BP). This is enough to keep my rooms pretty full year round.

That said, what value would I put on it currently? A couple of thousand as an ego boost to someone with way too much time on their hands.
Yeah, sounds about right. Running an active forum seems like a pain.

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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by westlake » Sat May 31, 2014 10:51 am

Maybe [MOD EDIT: Let's just call him KiR. Thanks.] is having his very own Morrish/Somaly Mam moment ?

Time to go for the better of something he never created and was just lucky to be given in the first place.
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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Sat May 31, 2014 11:06 am

I don't see why he should be vocal about it. I certainly wouldn't feel the need to talk about it with a bunch of strangers. Plus, he hasn't contributed much to his own forum this past year or so anyways. Well, unless you count his various tantrums, obsessions and one-liner's he likes posting: Morrish posts, Golden Sorya Mall, whife-beater wearing Pattaya trash, white NGO "whales", the despicable clientele at Larry's ("fat old guys") and so forth. Besides these incessant quips, I never saw him posting much, so I don't see why he would go in a lengthy post about his reasons for selling K440, which are likely semi-personal. Besides, we all know Cambodian business for sale ads go like this:
"Profitable business for sale. Must let it go for personal reasons. Call for details."

If he is selling, it's probably simply because of all the bullshit and drama that comes with owning/running it. I certainly wouldn't want to deal with all that shit. It would wear anyone down after a while.
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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by frank lee bent » Sat May 31, 2014 11:26 am

wtf? Whats wrong with Larry's? because he has to see it from Garage?
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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by westlake » Sat May 31, 2014 11:55 am

You should make larrys the de facto CEO bar.
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Post by Username Taken » Sat May 31, 2014 12:10 pm

General Mackevili wrote:
westlake wrote:Maybe [MOD EDIT: Please just say KiR. Thanks.] is having his very own Morrish/Somaly Mam moment ?

Time to go for the better of something he never created and was just lucky to be given in the first place.
Dude, you're supposed to edit the original post, not just the quote.

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Re: FOR SALE: Khmer440.com

Post by Alf Stewart » Sat May 31, 2014 12:11 pm

Tbf, Hulk's name is in the public domain.
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