October 5, 2021

Communities That Will Help You Find Better Deals in 2022

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Communities That Will Help You Find Better Deals in 2022

Unconventional Acquisitions

October 5, 2021

We heard that a bunch of you want to buy a laundromat!

Now, what’s the best way to get started you might ask? I love templates, and I know you love them too. They make it easier to never get emotional with a deal.

So here’s the most important thing you have to remember: he who keeps it stupid simple wins. With that in mind, let’s dive into the key documents you need for a deal.



Well, if you’re looking to buy businesses from different marketplaces? You’ve not got the most comprehensive list of where to buy companies online. Since there is not Zillow, Redfin or MLS that is all inclusive this is gold. 

We still recommend the best deals are offline, and we teach you how to find them in our mastermind HOWEVER, the second best thing to sniper rifle for the perfect take down is a huge net for a bunch of little fish.

Communities That Will Help You Find Better Deals in 2021

Today, you’ll learn about online marketplaces separated into seven different categories:

  • New Deals
  • Size in terms of listings, traffic, and transactions. 
  • Vetted Deals
  • Niche 
  • Low-key 
  • Deal Aggregators
  • DFY Deal Sourcing – they outreach to acquisition targets on your behalf.

Also, you’ll learn:

  • Groups and communities to join as a deal maker.
  • Vital resources that will help you execute better deals.

New Marketplaces You Should Know About

  • SwiftExits – a marketplace for Shopify stores.
  • Tiny Acquisitions – you can find projects selling for below $5k.
  • FlipWP – a marketplace for WordPress businesses.
  • AcquireBase – it’s for side projects and SaaS apps.

The Biggest Online Marketplaces for Digital Assets

  • Flippa – one of the largest marketplaces where you can find some great deals but also suspicious sellers and listings. Here, you’ll find e-commerce, apps, and SaaS businesses as well as domains and websites.
  • SideProjectors – it’s a marketplace for people who sell their side-projects. You’ll find sites, blogs, e-commerce, SaaS, themes, and other types of projects.
  • IndieMaker – it’s similar to SideProjectors but has a better quality of listings. Here you can find tons of different projects from sites to SaaS businesses.
  • BusinessesForSale – claims to be the largest marketplace with 57k listings. You’ll find both online and offline businesses here.
  • WebsiteClosers – you’ll mostly find e-commerce and affiliate sites.
  • BizBuySell – one of the oldest online marketplaces where you can find both offline and online businesses.
  • MicroAcquire – one of the fastest-growing marketplaces where you can buy or sell a startup.
  • Benchmark International – it’s a sell-only marketplace with a strong focus on offline businesses.
  • LINK – also focused on offline businesses.
  • First Choice Business Brokers – here, you can find traditional offline businesses like restaurants and manufacturing. 

The Marketplaces With The Strongest Vetting Process

  • FE International – you’ll find e-commerce and SaaS businesses.
  • Empire Flippers – offers e-commerce, content, and affiliate sites. 
  • Quiet Light Brokerage – they have 10-20 highly vetted listings at any given time. They can be e-commerce, content, and SaaS businesses.
  • Motion Invest – they sell 10-20 content and affiliate sites.
  • Latona’s – you’ll find sites, e-commerce, SaaS, domain businesses.
  • SMERGERS – you’ll find businesses, investment opportunities, franchises, and even business loans.
  • Investors Club – it’s a members-only marketplace for buying and selling sites. You’ll find 15-50 listings at any given time.

Niche Marketplaces

Low-Key Brokers

Deal Aggregators

Done-For-You Deal Sourcing 

Facebook Groups & Online Communities


DueDilio – a marketplace that connects business buyers and due diligence experts. 

MarketplaceApps – it enriches the data on Shopify Apps, WordPress Plugins, Chrome Extensions. 

SourceScrub – it’s a database of bootstrapped companies.

ContractsCounsel – a marketplace that helps you source an attorney to help with your legal docs. 

Interexo Brokers – it’s an extensive directory of local brokers.

Yours Unconventionally,

Codie Sanchez

Co-founder- Unconventional Acquisitions

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