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Tom Howard

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Bradenton/Sarasota, Florida

Tom Howard is a seasoned broker, specializing in online, ecommerce and tech-related businesses. He has closed 95+ transactions representing over $250M in closed business. Tom works extensively with sellers to properly position and prepare their business for maximum marketability and valuation and with buyers to clearly identify their ideal acquisition target and put together creative, winning deals.

Tom’s role for sellers is to do the work to truly understand the business and its value proposition as well as the seller’s  personal and professional goals and use this understanding to properly position the business in a way that creates maximum demand and value. Measuring success in closes, not offers, Tom utilizes his years of experience to evaluate the best buyer, negotiate optimal terms and ensure the deal reaches the finish line.

For buyers, Tom works with you to clearly define the ideal target, put a strategy in place to connect you with the right opportunities as early in the process as possible and to structure deals that are accepted and close. For acquirers that are building a portfolio, he works to develop a strategy that can be executed repeatedly to consistently achieve desired results.

A Christian, Tom loves spending time with his wife and three children. In his downtime, he loves everything water related and regularly enjoys boating, offshore fishing, diving, and surfing. Other interests include technology, politics, and all things business.

Tom's Available Listings

DTC eCommerce Brand in the Window Treatment Sector – 70% Organic Website Traffic – 100% Dropship with Strong Supplier Relationships
Website Closers® presents a Direct-to-Consumer eCommerce business with just under 3 decades of experience selling a large catalog of Private...
Asking Price: $ 3,625,000
Cash Flow: $ 762,675
Curated, Custom Designed Cooking Kits Brand – eCommerce & Wholesale Channels – Steady YOY Sales
Website Closers® presents a growing business with experience selling products of its own design in the ever-increasing cooking, food, and...
Asking Price: $ 850,000
Cash Flow: $ 235,599
eBike DTC eCommerce Brand – 26% Net Margins – Proprietary and In-House Designs – Strong Social Media Following
Website Closers® presents a company with an enviable presence in the niche Electric Bike space. This is a product that...
Asking Price: $ 4,850,000
Cash Flow: $ 989,755
9 Year Online Subscription Box Brand Focused on Wedding Gifts – 28% YOY Growth – $45 AOV – $167 LTV – 34,500+ Monthly Visitors to Website
Website Closers® presents a thriving business that operates within the enormously lucrative field of Wedding and Bridal Gifts. In the...
Asking Price: $ 1,657,000
Cash Flow: $ 511,722
SBA Pre-Approved eCommerce Brand in the Area Rugs Vertical – 38% YOY Growth Rate – Nice Sales Channel Mix on Amazon, Website, Wayfair, Etsy & More
Website Closers® presents an SBA-Preapproved, well-established eCommerce brand with over a decade’s worth of experience in the Online Rugs Industry....
Asking Price: $ 3,400,000
Cash Flow: $ 768,060
SBA Pre-Qualified Amazon Brand in the Outdoor Living Space Vertical – Rising Repeat Customer Rate – 400+ SKUs
Website Closers® presents an eCommerce business with more than a decade of experience marketing products that enhance the enjoyment of...
Asking Price: $ 6,760,000
Cash Flow: $ 1,366,005
eCommerce Brand in the Water Filtration, Electric Garden Tools & Ultrasonic Products Verticals – 90% of Sales are B2B via Amazon Vendor Central & Walmart
Website Closers® presents an innovative and successful B2B and DTC eCommerce Business in the home improvement industry. The company sells...
Asking Price: $ 13,200,000
Cash Flow: $ 2,645,402
23 Year eCommerce Business in the Medical Textiles & Senior Products Verticals – 65% Repeat Order Rate – B2B & B2C Sales Channels
Website Closers® presents an eCommerce Business that is the lead domain in an exceptionally well-established portfolio of productive e-commerce websites...
Asking Price: $ 3,300,000
Cash Flow: $ 642,215
11 Year Patio & Hearth eCommerce Brand – 100% Amazon Sales – 70% Growth
Website Closers® presents a fantastic opportunity to enter the Outdoor Products vertical through the acquisition of this 11-year-old eCommerce business...
Asking Price: $ 2,450,000
Cash Flow: $ 494,988
Multi-Branded Apparel Company offering Unique & Playful Socks, T-shirts, Hoodies, Yoga Pants and more – 18% Repeat Order Rate – All sales are generated from 4 Branded Websites – Ready to Scale into Amazon & Etsy
Website Closers® presents a target company that operates 4 separate Brands marketing unique, proprietary clothing direct to consumers. The company...
Asking Price: $ 1,525,000
Cash Flow: $ 426,151
7 Year Vaporizers & Accessories Brand with 200+ SKUs and a $120 AOV – Strong Social Media Presence – Well Situated for Scale
Website Closers® presents an exceptional vaporizer (vape) company that offers a unique lineup of vaping accessories Direct to Consumers via...
Asking Price: $ 700,000
Cash Flow: $ 164,943
13 Year B2B eCommerce Business in the Granite Countertops Vertical – National Shipping and an 85% Repeat Customer Rate
Website Closers® presents an enormously profitable B2B eCommerce Business that has found great success within two rapidly growing fields, multi-family...
Asking Price: $ 3,499,999
Cash Flow: $ 878,344

Tom's Closed Deals

11 Year International Rugs, Carpets & Furniture eCommerce Brand – 67% YOY Growth – Stock & Dropship Model
Website Closers® presents a thriving eCommerce business that has a decade of experience satisfying the public’s desire for the special...
Asking Price: $ 4,250,000
Cash Flow: $ 1,000,534
Amazon FBA Survivalist & Outdoor Products eCommerce Brand (All Private Label) with over 100,000 Instagram Followers, YOY Growth & 25% Net Margins
Website Closers® presents a successful eCommerce Brand operating within the niche field of outdoor and survival gear that now has...
Asking Price: $ 558,000
Cash Flow: $ 124,067
14 Year High Growth Amazon FBA eCommerce Retailer in Sportswear Apparel – Multiple Best Seller & Amazon’s Choice Badges
Website Closers® presents a phenomenal example of how to combine popular name brand products with eCommerce platforms that shoppers are...
Asking Price: $ 15,300,000
Cash Flow: $ 3,399,773
Subscription Based Trivia Content Publisher – Over 1 Billion Page Views on Website Annually – Ad Revenue Model
Website Closers® presents a publishing site that has entertained millions of visitors with their lucrative and engaging online quizzes that...
Asking Price: $ 25,000,000
Cash Flow: $ 5,288,888
Nutritional Supplements Gummy Brand – 31% Repeat Order Rate – Amazon FBA Focused – Growing Subscribe & Save Program
Website Closers® presents a healthy and growing eCommerce brand that specializes in-house developed Nutritional Supplement Gummies. This brand now enjoys...
Asking Price: $ 4,250,000
Cash Flow: $ 852,048
Booming eCommerce Retailer that sells Branded, Patriotic Themed Apparel & Accessories
Website Closers® presents a business that has combined love of country with stylishly designed clothing to create a successful eCommerce...
Asking Price: $ 8,000,000
Cash Flow: $ 2,245,544
eCommerce Brand that Sells In-House Designed, Proprietary Auto Organizing Accessories for Consoles & Glove Boxes – 32% Net Margins – Massive YOY Growth
Website Closers® presents a successful eCommerce Brand that has earned rave reviews from loving customers in the thriving Auto Parts...
Asking Price: $ 2,300,000
Cash Flow: $ 461,137
Scaling Subscription Box Service in the Keto Healthy Diet Vertical – 20,630+ Subscribers
Website Closers® presents a brand fit to lead its booming industry. This thriving Subscription Box Service provides a huge selection...
Asking Price: $ 8,500,000
Cash Flow: $ 1,475,004

Tom's Testimonials

Feedback From Our Clients

Jason and Ron, What an amazingly positive experience from start to finish. Having you boys in our corner made us feel secure and confident. You provided us with an unbelievable amount of priceless value through this entire process. We had private offers and were considering going direct. But you made us feel comfortable and safe. We wanted to have your expertise to help guide us through the process and take some of the stress and workload off our hands. You did exactly that and produced over and above your promises.

You boys are on the next level. We are forever grateful for sticking with us from the start!

– Jeff P

Grier from did a great job of facilitating our transaction from start to finish. He had a great feel for the key parts of the deal and made us feel very comfortable. His recommendation for a consultant for post-sale outsourcing was excellent. We wouldn’t hesitate to work with him again.

– Will Shaw

Tom was the utmost professional. The information he provided was very timely and complete. As the buyer of the website company, I felt our relationship was very consultative. He was candid, straightforward, provide full disclosure and was genuinely concerned for it being the “right deal” for both the buyer and seller.

– Randall Schultz, PhDCEO at JMJK Sports Collectibles

Website Closers is a go-to brokerage for all things ecommerce consumer products. They have great deal flow and their brokers know the market and how to get deals done. I work most closely with Tom Howard. Tom is a pleasure to work with. He has a talent for facilitating transactions effectively. I strongly recommend Tom and Website Closers.

– Boris Katsnelson

As a business owner preparing for my exit, I could not have been more fortunate to have worked with Tom Howard as my business broker. What was most important to me, Tom delivered. He quickly understood our business structure, set and met a sale price commensurate with my expectations and corporate financials, and introduced appropriate buyers. Tom is a seasoned broker who is highly capable and determined to meet the many challenges of a business sale. The process was both structured and transparent. At each stage, Tom offered advice and a suite of contacts which resulted in access to skilled financial advisers, bankers, and qualified buyers. I would not hesitate to work with Tom on a future sale.

– Roseanne Lowe

Working with Tom was effortless and efficient – professional and thorough. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for an e-commerce business broker. A pleasure throughout the experience.

– Gail GranowitzMD, Director of Anesthesia at NJ Spine Institute

Lassiter certainly earned his commission on this one! I had calls with a couple brokers before signing with Website Closers. I wanted to make sure I felt like I was working with someone that understood the business and could get the job done, but also someone that I wanted to work with on a friendly level. Lassiter hit the mark perfectly in all areas. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with Website Closers again.

– Sam U

I worked with Tom Howard on the acquisition of Gorilla Shipper in 2019. Tom was very timely and professional. In addition he was able to bring independent advisors into the due diligence process that helped make the decision making process very simple. I would not only use his services again but would highly recommend him to anyone looking to get into the e-commerce space.

– Kirk Mellecker

Working with the websiteclosers team and my broker Grier Holliday was a great experience. Very prompt response times and extremely helpful in assisting a first time seller like myself get through the process effortlessly. I really felt like they were looking out for my interests above all else….

– Jason Tanner

This is a review about my experience selling two internet companies with Website Closers in 2015. The companies sold for over 350,000 USD. Grier Holiday was my broker for these sales, and will continue to be in the future as I move forward. He and his team had both of my companies sold within 3 months….

– Corey Chiappiazzi

As a first time seller of a business, I had a ton of questions and challenges but I was lucky enough to connect up with Jeff Hanson of Website Closers, who was so much help and made the process as transparent and easy as possible.

We had multiple buyers lined up right away and thankfully, Jeff was there to lean on during my decision process of selecting the best buyer for my business.

Jeff always made time for me and walked me through each step along the way. I felt like I had a friend looking out for my best interests and helping me get through the process.

Thanks to Jeff Hanson and Website Closers!

– H Gomes

What can I say! My experience with Website Closers & Alex as my broker has been more than amazing. Alex promised my store would sell and the guarantee was kept! On top of that, Alex kept me updated regularly about the process of my store, lets you know if you have any offer, any recommendations to add to your listening, and overall keeps you constantly updated on what’s going on, a lot better than other website brokers who disappear after weeks and leaves you in the dark. If you’re thinking of selling your business, then I can’t stress enough that Website Closers is the best place to go. I really appreciate all the hard work and dedication Alex put into everything he does, 10/10!

– Miguel C.

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