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The Domain Magnate Show

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Buying online businesses is enticing for many people, but it’s also frequently misunderstood. At Domain Magnate, we’ve completed hundreds of deals over the past 15 years and learned a few hard lessons along the way. Now we can spare you that trouble. Each week, we feature leaders in the field and discuss the nuances of profitable deal making - from sourcing and due diligence to negotiation, deal structure, and exit strategy. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a professional looking for fresh insight, we invite you to join us as we explore the topics that matter most to your success in this exciting, rapidly evolving space. Visit our website to learn more: https://domainmagnate.com

Buying online businesses is enticing for many people, but it’s also frequently misunderstood. At Domain Magnate, we’ve completed hundreds of deals over the past 15 years and learned a few hard lessons along the way. Now we can spare you that trouble. Each week, we feature leaders in the field and discuss the nuances of profitable deal making - from sourcing and due diligence to negotiation, deal structure, and exit strategy. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a professional looking for fresh insight, we invite you to join us as we explore the topics that matter most to your success in this exciting, rapidly evolving space. Visit our website to learn more: https://domainmagnate.com

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United States

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Buying online businesses is enticing for many people, but it’s also frequently misunderstood. At Domain Magnate, we’ve completed hundreds of deals over the past 15 years and learned a few hard lessons along the way. Now we can spare you that trouble. Each week, we feature leaders in the field and discuss the nuances of profitable deal making - from sourcing and due diligence to negotiation, deal structure, and exit strategy. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a professional looking for fresh insight, we invite you to join us as we explore the topics that matter most to your success in this exciting, rapidly evolving space. Visit our website to learn more: https://domainmagnate.com

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English


Episodes

EP56: Michael Bereslavsky Shares the Best Acquisition Opportunities for 2022 and DM Numbers and Updates!

12/29/2021
Before we start the new year, Michael looks back at the year that was! This week, he shares his unique insight into the market and trends in the past year. He'll also share where he sees opportunities in the coming year. Plus, Domain Magnate has made some major changes to their business model. Michael gives you a peek into what they have done and why they've done it. You might learn a bit about how to operate your own portfolio from the changes they've made this year. To learn more about...

Duration:01:01:08

EP55: How Ian Reynolds Acquired, Grew and Resold a Company with 8 Figure Revenues for Over 5x Profit

12/8/2021
This week, Michael is joined by Ian Reynolds. Ian is the Head of Venture Partners at Golden Section. After a friend told him how he was buying and growing businesses, Ian was hooked. Ian tells his story as well as shares some great insight on what he looks for with a deal and what he looks for when growing a business. Find Ian on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ianjhreynolds/ Read Ian's insights and learn about his mentorship at https://thesiscapital.com/ To learn more about...

Duration:01:18:11

EP54: How Ian Bond Turned a $25K Acquisition Into a $1.5M Revenue Drop Shipping Store

12/1/2021
Today, we have a great conversation with Ian Bond! Ian has been in wealth and asset management for decades. Over the last few years, he’s been buying eCommerce businesses. Ian and Michael talk about drop shipping stores and what Ian has been seeing over the last few years. Learn more about Ian at http://www.professionalwebsiteinvestors.com/ To learn more about Domain Magnate and find additional resources to buy or sell an online business, visit https://domainmagnate.com

Duration:00:56:37

EP53: David Fairley from Website Properties on Lessons Learned from 20 Years and Over $500M in Deals

11/24/2021
This week on the show, we have one of the first people in the online business brokerage space, David Fairley! David is the Founder and President of Website Properties. David established Website Properties as the first online business brokerage, specializing in selling established and profitable internet-based businesses. From 2002 – present, he continues to enjoy and draws great satisfaction from bringing buyers and sellers together to complete a transaction that is a win, win for both...

Duration:00:57:04

EP52: How Income School Helps Members Build Websites from $0 to over $10K Per Month

11/17/2021
This week, Michael speaks with Ricky Kesler of Income School! Ricky is an internet entrepreneur, influencer, and co-founder of Income School. He has helped numerous others become financially independent by helping them create online businesses. Income School is an internet marketing company that teaches people how to create an internet business through blogging and creating Youtube Channels. Income School is best known for its popular internet marketing and SEO channel on Youtube. To...

Duration:01:00:31

EP51: Flipping 30+ Websites for Fun and Profit with Chelsea Clarke

11/11/2021
This week's guest is Chelsea Clark! Chelsea Content Monetization Strategist and website investor. She's the founder of blogsforsale.co and HerPaperRoute.com, where she helps creative business owners increase the value of their niche site, so that they can sell it for profit. Learn more about Chelsea's business at blogsforsale.co To learn about her coaching groups, visit herpaperroute.com To learn more about Domain Magnate and find additional resources to buy or sell an online business,...

Duration:00:53:11

EP50: How Andrew Swiler Acquired a $2.5M Private SaaS Business

11/4/2021
This week, Michael speaks with Barcelona-based entrepreneur Andrew Swiler who just acquired a $2.5M private SaaS business. They discuss how Andrew was able to finance the American-based business while living in Spain. Also, the two discuss numerous other opportunities in the online business space, including content sites in other languages. Learn more about Andrew and his frim at https://firstprinciples.io/ To learn more about Domain Magnate and find additional resources to buy or sell an...

Duration:00:49:33

Ep 49: The French Content Site Market with Kévin Jourdan of Dotmarket.eu

9/23/2021
In this episode, Michael speaks with Kévin Jourdan, Co-Founder of Dotmarket.eu. Kévin has spent close to ten years building, selling, and flipping sites in the French language. He then branched out to brokering French Sites under his brand DotMarket, where he's established himself as an authority in an underserved market. GUEST BIO: Long expatriated in South-East Asia, Kévin has led a nomadic lifestyle for several years, financed by his various activities all linked to web marketing....

Duration:00:48:07

EP48: How to Find an Operator with Sam Bass

9/16/2021
In this episode, Michael speaks with Sam Bass, the Founder of Chief Operators. Sam is a Serial Entrepreneur who found it difficult to find website operators to manage his portfolio of sites. This led to the creation of Chief Operators: A platform where website operators and website investors can get connected and decide if they want to do a deal together. Enjoy this interview, as the two discuss the operations landscape for website investing. GUEST BIO: Sam's mission with Chief Operators...

Duration:00:54:11

EP47: Maximizing your Exit & Tax Savings with Matt Remuzzi

8/12/2021
In this episode, Michael speaks with Matt Remuzzi, the Founder of CapForge. Matt specializes in bookkeeping and tax savings for online businesses, specifically Ecommerce and Saas businesses. Throughout the conversation, Michael and Matt discuss when you'll need a bookkeeper, how to cut taxes, and how to maximize the value of your business when exiting. GUEST BIO: Matt Remuzzi is the founder and CEO of CapForge, a virtual bookkeeping firm headquartered in California. With over 20 years of...

Duration:00:51:05

EP46: Hall Martin on Startup Fundraising & Angel Investing

8/5/2021
In this episode, Michael speaks with Hall Martin, the Founder of TEN Capital. Hall specializes in Angel Investing, and helping early-stage startups raise Seed and Series A funding. Throughout the conversation, Michael and Hall discuss why you should seek funding, how to do it, and the ins-and-outs of startup investing. GUEST BIO: Hall launched TEN Capital as the Texas Entrepreneur Networks in 2009. Today, the firm has over 12,000 investors in its network, and has helped startups raise...

Duration:00:43:44

EP45: How Eric Borgos built bored.com up to $30K per month and sold for $4.5M

7/15/2021
In this episode, Michael speaks with Eric Borgos, who has been in domaining business for more than 25 years. Together they talk about the ups and downs of the sector. Along with providing valuable advice that can be used by anyone in the business. HOST BIO: Eric graduated with a finance degree from Babson College in 1991 and ran several different businesses until he found his calling on the Internet in 1995. Since that time, Eric’s websites have been featured in publications such as the...

Duration:00:53:29

EP44: Kate Ahl on how to get consistent pinterest traffic

6/10/2021
In this episode our host sits down with Kate Ahl founder of Simple Pin Media. She speaks about getting started in driving Pinterest traffic, managing her clients accounts. HOST BIO: Visionary, leader, team cheerleader, teacher, podcaster, and lover of all things Pinterest. Using her gift of leadership, she develops, champions, and supports the women of her team at Simple Pin Media to be better every day. SKIP TO THE GOOD PARTS: 00:44 – Kate speaks on how her company was...

Duration:00:49:26

EP43: Liam Martin on how to use Time Doctor to improve your productivity

6/3/2021
In this episode of the Domain Magnate Show, host Michael Bereslavsky sits down to chat with Liam Martin, co-founder and CMO of Time Doctor and Running Remote. Tune in to hear his thoughts on working efficiently, managing one’s time and how to succeed in your company. HOST BIO: Liam Martin is the co-founder and CMO of Time Doctor and Staff.com — one of the most popular time tracking and productivity software platforms in use by top brands today. He is also a co-organizer of the Running...

Duration:00:49:50

EP42: John Warrillow, author of Built to Sell and founder of the Value Builder System

5/27/2021
In this episode, our host Michael Bereslavsky speaks with author John Warrillow. Together they delve into John’s experience as a business owner, selling and developing businesses. He also shares summaries of his books and interviews with his podcast guests. HOST BIO: John Warrillow is the founder of The Value Builder System™, host of Built To Sell Radio, and author of the bestselling books, Built to Sell: Creating a Business That Can Thrive Without You, The Automatic Customer: Creating a...

Duration:00:50:56

EP41: How Richard Lau acquires and builds logo.com, resume.com, and other premium domains

5/20/2021
In this episode, host Michael Bereslavsky speaks with serial entrepreneur Richard Lau, who has amassed over 20 years of experience in the domain name industry. He speaks of his successes and also his losses in the domain industry. HOST BIO: Named 2004 “Domainer of the Year”, Richard has generated millions of dollars in revenue in the domain industry. NamesCon began as an idea in the fall of 2012 and is now part of the Godaddy family. Another recent exit (to Indeed.com), Resume.com aids...

Duration:00:49:25

EP40: Optimizing Amazon Affiliate Sites with Jesse Lakes

5/13/2021
In this episode of Domain Magnate, Michael Bereslavsky speaks with Jesse Lakes (CEO of Geniuslink) about Amazon affiliate marketing, how to optimize affiliate links for conversions in as many countries as possible, and how to avoid getting in trouble with Amazon Associates. HOST BIO: As the former Global Product Manager for the iTunes Affiliate Program at Apple, and consultant to the Microsoft Store Affiliate Program, Geniuslink CEO Jesse Lakes has focused the last few years on helping...

Duration:00:50:33

EP39: What is the Ideal Business to Buy?

5/7/2021
In the 38th Episode of the Domain Magnate show deals with understanding P&Ls (profit and loss statements). Michael Bereslavsky shows you how to read a profit & loss statement. In this episode, we'll look at an example of a small business and see how you can learn more about it. This episode is intended for beginners mostly, new buyers and investors, and it's aimed at online business owners and investors. HOST BIO: Michael Bereslavsky is the founder and CEO of Domain Magnate. He’s been...

Duration:00:17:40

EP38: What do I pay Attention to when reviewing P&L Statements

5/5/2021
In the 38th Episode of the Domain Magnate show deals with understanding P&Ls (profit and loss statements). Michael Bereslavsky shows you how to read a profit & loss statement. In this episode, we'll look at an example of a small business and see how you can learn more about it. This episode is intended for beginners mostly, new buyers and investors, and it's aimed at online business owners and investors. HOST BIO: Michael Bereslavsky is the founder and CEO of Domain Magnate. He’s been...

Duration:00:19:07

EP37: Understanding Google Algorithm Updates for Website Buyers and Investors

5/3/2021
In this episode of the Domain Magnate Show, Michael Bereslavsky talks about the Google algorithm updates and everything you need to know about it as a buyer or investor in content websites. HOST BIO: Michael Bereslavsky is the founder and CEO of Domain Magnate. He’s been involved in various internet-based businesses since 2004 and quickly graduated from building, promoting, and monetizing websites to buying and selling them. With over a decade of experience, Michael and Domain Magnate...

Duration:00:12:51