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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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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

EP20: Doron Wolffberg in pursuing growth through acquisitions

2/6/2020
In this episode, Colton speaks with yellowHEAD’s Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Doron Wolffberg. They talk about how yellowHEAD began purchasing websites, the types of websites they look for, mistakes they've made in past acquisitions, and how you can avoid making the same ones yourself. GUEST BIO: When he’s not practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Doron leads yellowHEAD’s Digital Acquisitions team with 5 years of experience in SEO, Content Marketing, and Lead Generation. He has a B.A. in...

Duration:00:28:34

EP19: From selling InvestorJunkie for $6M, Larry Ludwig now teaches how to win affiliate marketing and SEO

1/23/2020
In this episode Colton talks to Larry Ludwig about growing and selling InvestorJunkie, things that he learned along the way, mistakes that he made, as well as where he feels blogging is going in the years to come. GUEST BIO: With over twenty years of experience, Larry has been there himself. He has overcome many obstacles and can tell you how you can too! Larry has assisted solo-entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies with their digital marketing. SKIP TO THE GOOD PARTS: SHOW TRANSCRIPT:...

Duration:00:48:40

EP18: Amazon FBA and Brand Acquisitions with the eCommerce Gladiator Michael Michelini

12/26/2019
In this episode Michael chats with founder/investor/podcaster Michael Michelini about building and selling an Amazon FBA business, joining the acquirer company, as well as advice for those who are thinking of selling an online business. Michelini is currently the Director of Business Development at Alpha Rock Capital. GUEST BIO: American social media & e-commerce specialist in China since late 2007, Michael Michelini is passionate to help companies do business in China leveraging the power...

Duration:00:23:13

EP17: Ask Michael 1

12/12/2019
In this episode Michael answers 6 common questions that he is often asked by buyers, sellers, and clients, including "Why would anyone sell a profitable business?", "What type of business should I buy?" and more... GUEST 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,...

Duration:00:19:55

EP16: Career Shifts, Scaling, Investing, and SEO trend discussions with Dan Fries

11/28/2019
In this episode Colton speaks with Dan Fries of Next Ventures (https://nextventures.group) and BlueTree.ai (https://bluetree.ai) about his journey from "serious science" to buying and selling businesses. The also discuss how Dan scales his team vertically instead of horizontally, and some lessons he's learned along the way. GUEST BIO: Dan co-founded Next Ventures in 2016. Previously, Dan built a publishing business in the cognitive health space. He oversaw dealflow for Wired Investors, a...

Duration:00:45:18

EP15: Handling Partner Breakups, Business Relationships, and Turning Passion Into a Business with Frederick Lansky

11/21/2019
In this episode, Colton speaks with Frederick Lansky of Points Panda (https://pointspanda.com) about Frederick's recent partnership breakup and buyout from his first company. They also chat about the differences between ecommerce and productized services, how making one person the face of the company can make it harder to sell, Frederick's advice for people wanting to leave the corporate world, staying healthy as an entrepreneur, and much more... GUEST BIO: Frederick Lansky is an...

Duration:00:55:18

EP14: Buyer Negotiations, Team Structure, and Balancing Life and Business with Nate Ginsburg

11/11/2019
In this episode, Michael talks to Nate Ginsburg about his experiences selling and buying businesses, yoga and staying healthy as an entrepreneur, and what Nate looks for when investing in or buying a company. GUEST BIO: Nate Ginsburg (https://www.nateginsburg.com) is a successful entrepreneur, investor and a passionate yogi. After successfully building seven-figure businesses on two different continents, he now teaches people at SellerPlex (https://sellerplex.com) how to use the best...

Duration:00:21:06

EP13: From plumbing to buying businesses with Jaryd Krause

11/7/2019
In this episode Michael talks to Jaryd Krause of BuyingOnlineBusinesses.com about Jaryd's journey from being a plumber to buying businesses online and traveling the world. They discuss how Jaryd is now helping other people achieve their dream lifestyles buying and selling online businesses. GUEST BIO: Jaryd Krause has gained knowledge, experiences and great success through purchasing online businesses and teaching people how they can do the same. Jaryd's mission is to teach 1,000 people...

Duration:00:58:10

EP12: Website Investing 101 with Stacy Caprio of Her.ceo

10/31/2019
Today we're joined by Stacy Caprio, founder of Her CEO (https://her.ceo). In this episode we talk about what she's doing with Her CEO, how she got involved with investing in profitable websites, as well as her background that led her to this point. SKIP TO THE GOOD PARTS: 0:14 - 0:38 Colton introduces Stacy Caprio and Her CEO0:46 - 1:30 How Stacy got into website investing while readingNiche Pursuits1:48 - 2:13 Stacy's corporate background2:25 - 3:08 Why organic traffic is much more...

Duration:00:30:02

EP11: Michael Bereslavsky at Invest Like a Boss Summit, Los Angeles

10/24/2019
This episode highlights Domain Magnate's Founder and CEO's portion in Invest Like a Boss Summit in Los Angeles last September 28 2019. He, alongside Stacey Caprio from Her.ceo and host Johnny FD have a discussion with a live audience with focus on the topic "How To Get 100% Returns Through Buying Online Businesses." GUEST 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...

Duration:00:27:08

EP10: Staying Calm During Stressful Negotiations with Michael Bereslavsky

10/17/2019
SHOW NOTES: This episode marks the 10th episode of The Domain Magnate Show. Today our founder and CEO, Michael Bereslavsky shares his tips on how to stay calm during negotiations based on his over a decade of experience in buying and selling online businesses. GUEST 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...

Duration:00:10:17

EP09: Transitioning from Buying and Selling Online Businesses to Brokering with Ryan Kaufman of Digital Acquisitions.

10/10/2019
SHOW NOTES: Michael sits down with Ryan Kaufman on a discussion about brokering, having your focused niches, marketing strategies, misconceptions on buying websites, and what’s coming ahead for Digital Acquisitions. GUEST BIO: Ryan Kaufman is a partner in Digital Acquisitions. The company has a collectively 50 years digital marketing experience. They are working with entrepreneurs and investors who are either looking to buy a new business or grow through acquisition. SKIP TO THE GOOD...

Duration:01:03:26

EP08: Market Strategy Overview with Michael Bereslavsky

10/3/2019
SHOW NOTES: Michael talks about Domain Magnate’s strategy for acquiring online businesses, different kinds of deals, getting discounted deals, the framework for reviewing deals and how to find great deals. GUEST 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...

Duration:00:40:35

EP07: Matt Barrie Describes the Acquisition Strategy He Used to Reach $1BN in Market Value for Freelancer.com Group.

9/26/2019
SHOW NOTES: On our seventh episode, we sit down with Freelancer, Escrow, and Freightlancer CEO, Matt Barrie. Matt shares the numbers on revenues, freelancers, jobs available, and turnover in his group of companies . He also shared his thoughts on cryptocurrency, what made him start Freelancer.com, and how acquiring competition made him a leader within his niche. GUEST BIO: Matt Barrie is an award winning tech entrepreneur and CEO of Freelancer.com, the world’s largest freelancing...

Duration:00:43:57

EP06: Joe Magnotti shares the latest numbers on Empire Flippers

9/19/2019
SHOW NOTES: CEO of Empire Flippers, Joe Magnotti shares the last numbers on deals and revenues and describes his processes for hiring and managing a remotely distributed team. He also talked about Empire Flippers’s scoreboard, valuation tool, new platform login, and how they are setting the bar in the industry and what the future might hold. GUEST BIO: Joe Magnotti has a background in engineering and spent the 90’s at a startup in San Francisco before moving onto the mortgage...

Duration:00:43:48

EP05: There are Many Ways to Make Profits When Buying Online Businesses, But Only One Way to Lose Money

9/17/2019
SHOW NOTES: On the fifth episode of The Domain Magnate Show, Michael shared his tips from over a decade of experience in buying and selling profitable online businesses. Michael discussed what’s the top reason why buyers are losing money on their first deal. GUEST 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...

Duration:00:20:29

EP04: Secrets of Monetizing your Website through Ads with Mediavine's Co-Founder Amber Bracegirdle

9/12/2019
SHOW NOTES: On the fourth episode of The Domain Magnate Show, we had a discussion with Mediavine’s Co-Founder, Amber Bracegirdle about the technicalities, tips, and secrets you haven't realized yet on monetizing your website through advertisements. We also run through how they “accidentally” created Mediavine out of their frustrations in the ad companies for their blogs. GUEST BIO: Amber Bracegirdle is a forensically trained fraud analyst, turned to Food Blogger. An experience that...

Duration:01:21:47

EP03: Crossing $10M in Revenue with Nathan Hirsch CEO of FreeeUp

9/5/2019
SHOW NOTES: On the third episode of The Domain Magnate Show, we sit down with the FreeeUp’s founder, Nathan Hirsch. Know more about hiring and scaling, freelancer vs employee, and managing a remote-based company. Nathan also shares his tips and common mistakes in outsourcing. GUEST BIO: Nathan Hirsch started in e-commerce, selling baby products on Amazon. After all his own frustrations in outsourcing and finding the right talent, he built a new marketplace connecting entrepreneurs to...

Duration:00:43:58

Ep02: Alex Melen, CEO of SmartSites on Scaling and Growing Business

8/23/2019
SHOW NOTES: In this episode, Alex Melen, founder of SmartSites, shares us some insights on scaling businesses, building company culture, and hiring and management processes. You also don’t want to miss his SEO tips on making your website rank better. GUEST BIO: Alex Melen is an award-winning entrepreneur best known for his first free web hosting company, T35 Hosting, founded in 1997. He has been featured in Business Week’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs Under 25, Bloomberg, Forbes, NPR, and...

Duration:00:43:12

Ep01: Buying and Selling Profitable Online Businesses Insights from Flippa's CEO, Blake Hutchison

8/23/2019
SHOW NOTES: In our very first episode, Michael had a discussion with Flippa’s CEO, Blake Hutchison. Know more about how Flippais creating a ‘better experience’ for business buyers, tips and tricks on how to beat the algorithm, and sell better. In a more personal discussion, Blake shares his tips, habits, and routines to be an effective CEO. GUEST BIO: Blake Hutchison is the current CEO of Flippa. Under his direction, Flippa has undergone great strides in improving the processes,...

Duration:00:55:55