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80 Biggest Website Sales of All Time

The Internet has created more billionaires (Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Mark Cuban, David Filo, Pierre Omidyar, Jeff Bezos, Ram Shriram, Todd Wagner, Margaret Whitman, Mark Zuckerberg, Eric Schmidt….) than any other industry in the last decade.

Here we list 80 biggest website sales in the history of Internet:

LIST IS WRITTEN ON THE FOLLOWING STYLE:

Rank–Website–Type–Acquired By–Value (in USD)–Year

1 aQuantive Advertising Microsoft 6.3 Billion 2007

2 Broadcast Internet Radio Yahoo! 5.7 Billion 1999

3 GeoCities Web Hosting Yahoo! 3.6 Billion 1999

4 DoubleClick Advertising Google 3.1 Billion 2007

5 Skype VoIP eBay 2.6 Billion 2005

6 CNET Group Of Websites CBS Interactive 1.8 Billion 2008

7 YouTube Video Sharing Website Google 1.65 Billion 2006

8 ZDNet Webzine CNET 1.6 Billion 2000

9 PayPal E-commerce Payment Systems eBay 1.5 Billion 2002

10 Bill Me Later eCommerce eBay 1.2 Billion 2008

11 Bebo Social Networ- -king Website AOL 850 Million 2008

12 Tellme Voice Portal Microsoft 800 Million 2007

13 Club Penguin Online Games (MMOG) Disney 700 Million 2007

14 mySimon Comparison Shopping Website CNET 700 Million 2000

15 Right Media Advertising Yahoo! 680 Million 2007

16 IGN Video game Journalism News Corp. 650 Million 2005

17 24/7 Real Media Advertising WPP 649 Million 2007

18 Postini E-mail And Web Security Google 625 Million 2006

19 Shopping.com Price Comparison Website eBay 620 Million 2005

20 MySpace Social Networ- -king Website News Corp. 580 Million 2005

21 Kelkoo Price Compar- -ison Website Yahoo! 579 Million 2004

22 Adult FriendFinder Adult Penthouse Media Group 500 Million 2007

23 Greenfield Online Online Survey And Price Comparision Microsoft 486 Million 2008

24 Hotjobs Online Job Search Engine Yahoo! 436 Million 2002

25 eGroups Email List Management Website Yahoo! 432 Million 2000

26 Rent.com Classified Advertising eBay 415 Million 2005

27 Hotmail Webmail Microsoft 400 Million 1997

28 Mirabilis Instant Messenger AOL 400 Million 1998

29 Moviefone Movies AOL 400 Million 1999

30 MP3.com Music Vivendi Universal 372 Million 2001

31 MeziMedia Comparison Shopping Website Operator ValueClick 352 Million 2007

32 Zimbra Groupware Yahoo! 350 Million 2007

33 Business Business Search Engine And Directory R. H. Donnelley 345 Million 2007

34 Half.com Online Marketplace eBay 318 Million 2000

35 StubHub eCommerce (Tickets) eBay 310 Million 2007

36 BlueLithium Advertising Yahoo! 300 Million 2007

37 Audible.com Audiobooks Amazon 300 Million 2008

38 Marktplaats.nl Classified Advertising eBay 290 Million 2004

39 Last.fm Internet Radio CBS Interactive 280 Million 2007

40 Tacoda Advertising AOL 275 Million 2007

41 Alexa Web Traffic Reporting Amazon 250 Million 1999

42 Photobucket Image Hosting News Corp. 250 Million 2007

43 HowStuffWorks Science Discovery 250 Million 2007

44 Hitwise Internet Traffic Monitor Experian 240 Million 2007

45 AllBusiness.com Business Information NBCi 225 Million 2000

46 Friends Reunited Social Networking ITV plc 208 Million 2005

47 PlaceWare Web Conferencing Microsoft 200 Million 2003

48 Dice Inc. Job Search (Tech Profe) General Atlantic LLC And Quadrangle LLC 200 Million 2005

49 Fadango Online Ticket Sell Comcast 200 Million 2007

50 Quack.com Voice Portal AOL 200 Million 2000

51 WebDialogs Online Meeting Solutions IBM 161 Million 2007

52 EachNet eCommerce eBay 150 Million 2003

53 Kimo Web Portal Yahoo! 145 Million 2000

54 IndiaWorld Group Of Websites Sify 115 Million 1999

55 dMarc Broadcasting Advertising Google 102 Million 2006

56 UGO Online Entertainment Hearst 100 Million 2007

57 FeedBurner We Feed Management Provider Google 100 Million 2007

58 Maktoob Arab Web Portal Yahoo! 85 Million 2009

59 Webshots Free Online Photo Sharing Site ExciteatHome 82.5 Million 1999

60 Farecast Online Search Software Microsoft 75 Million 2008

61 StumbleUpon Recommendation Engine eBay 75 Million 2007

62 Joyo.com Chinese Shop- -ping Website Amazon 75 Million 2004

63 eFinancialCareers Finance Job Search Dice Inc. 75 Million 2006

64 Allrecipes.com Recipe-Sharing Site Reader’s Digest Association Inc 66 Million 2006

65 Hemscott Data, Media, And Investor Relations Website Morningstar, Inc. 51.6 Million 2008

66 Foxsports Sports Premier Media Group 50 Million 2007

67 Baazee.com Online Auction eBay 50 Million 2004

68 iStockphoto Stock Images Getty Images 50 Million 2006

69 Cricinfo Cricket Website ESPN 50 Million 2007 69 Ludicorp (Flickr) Image And Video Hosting Website Yahoo! 40 Million 2005

70 Paid Content Blog Network Guardian 30 Million 2008

71 PriceRunner Price Comparison Website ValueClick 29 Million 2006

72 Weblogs, Inc. Group Of Blogs AOL 25 Million 2005

73 Ars Technica Technology Blog Condé Nast Publications 25 Million 2008

74 TechRepublic Online Magazine And Community CNET 23 Million 2001

75 Delicious Online Social Bookmarking Yahoo! 20 Million 2005

76 Hot or Not Rating Site Avid Life Media 20 Million 2008

77 Bankaholic Financial Blog BankRate 15 Million 2008

78 Deadlline Holly- – wood Daily Hollywood Insider Website Mail.com Media Corporation 14 Million 2009

79 MyMMOShop Virtual Currency Exchange My MMO Inc. 10 Million 2009

80 The Pirate Bay Torrent Index And Tracker Global Gaming Factory X 7.8 Million 2009

 

 

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