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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

Language:

English


Episodes

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

EP36: How Ewen Finser is building profitable affiliate sites at scale

4/29/2021
On this episode of the Domain Magnate Show, host Michael Bereslasvky chats with Ewen Fencer, CEO of Venture 4th Media. This episode is packed with great advice, how to find great content writers, and advice on starting up. GUEST BIO: Ewen Finser is the CEO of Venture 4th Media. Ewen is a digital media operator, strategically developing branded web properties bridging the divide between targeted niche audiences and late stage eCommerce adoption. SKIP TO THE GOOD PARTS: 23:46 - 25:57...

Duration:01:03:24

EP35: Kelcey Lehrich from 365 Holdings on scaling ecommerce operations through vertical integration

4/15/2021
On this episode of the Domain Magnate show, host Michael Bereslasvky sits down to chat with Kelcey Lehrich, General Partner and CEO at 365 Holdings. Join them as they talk about how this e commerce business began, their unique hiring strategy, and the specific niche they look for. GUEST BIO: Kelcey Lehrich is the Co-Founder and CEO of 365 Holdings. 365 Holdings is a permanent capital vertically integrated holding company for eCommerce Brands SKIP TO THE GOOD PARTS: 0:36 - 1:35 Kelcey...

Duration:00:31:02

EP34: Jim Mann Director of Acquisitions at Thras.io

3/18/2021
On this episode of the Domain Magnate Show, join host Michael Bereslavsky and Jim Mann, the Director of acquisitions at Thrasio, as they chat about how Jim joined the team, the company’s rapid growth, and the secret to its success. GUEST BIO: After 10 years supporting Fortune 500 & FTSE 100 leaders executing transformation in their organizations, Jim had his first child and decided to move to Europe's wind sports capital, Tarifa in Southern Spain. Here he met the 10x world champion...

Duration:00:45:12

EP33: Mushfiq S from WebsiteFlip and Michael talk about flipping content sites

3/11/2021
Tune into this week’s episode of the Domain Magnate Show, as the host Michael Bereslavsky chats with Mushfiq Sarker from The Website Flip, a newsletter on website growth, case studies, guides and dealflow. Mushfiq shares some advice for new investors and gives us an insight to his business. GUEST BIO: Mushfiq S received the B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) from Oregon State University (OSU) in 2012. He obtained the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at University of...

Duration:00:42:48

EP32: John Ainsworth shares simple funnel improvements to double revenue

3/4/2021
Tune into this episode of the Domain Magnate show as Micheal Bereslavsky and John Ainsworth, CEO of Data Driven Marketing, chat about the value of creating purposeful and powerful funnels for your business. GUEST BIO: John is an intelligent, talented and thoughtful campaigns manager. He brings to the table a wide range of marketing, campaigning and sales skills and insights. John is the CEO of Data Driven Marketing. SKIP TO THE GOOD PARTS: 0:45 - 1:25 John talks about Data Driven...

Duration:00:50:19

EP31: Mohit Tater from Blackbook Investments on buying and growing content sites

2/25/2021
In this episode of the Domain Magnate Show, join Micheal Bereslavsky as he chats with the Founder and CEO of Blackbook Investments, Mohit Tater. Listen to them chat about how Mohit got his start, some memorable deals and what is next for Blackbook Investments. GUEST BIO: Mohit Tater is a serial entrepreneur, investor and consultant with business experience from around the world. He is the Founder and CEO of a successful investment firm, Blackbook Investments, and an expert in alternative...

Duration:00:49:13

EP30: What to Expect When Selling a Business to Domain Magnate

10/22/2020
In the 30th episode of The Domain Magnate Show, Michael goes over the questions our sellers have when it comes to buying their website. He explains the importance of transparency in the negotiation and why we ask the questions that we do in order to provide fair offers and 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...

Duration:00:11:07

EP29: Richard Patey and Michael Bereslavsky discuss Due Diligence for First Time Buyers

8/6/2020
In this episode of the Domain Magnate show, Michael speaks with website investor Richard Patey. Richard gives advice on selling sites and discusses with Michael how to fix the common mistakes a first-time seller can make. GUEST BIO: Richard Patey is an online entrepreneur. He started his first business in 2009 after quitting his job and made a living off selling his SEO and WordPress website services. He went from niche to niche until he realized how investing in these websites had their...

Duration:00:52:54

EP28: Mark Daoust from Quiet Light Brokerage on Closing $70M in Deals Last Year

7/29/2020
In this episode of the Domain Magnate show, Michael speaks with Mark Doust, the CEO, and founder of Quiet Light Brokerage. They speak about Mark's journey into Quiet Light Brokerage, how it grew, and is thriving to this day. Plus tips and perspectives for buyers and sellers in the acquisition business. GUEST BIO: Mark Daoust is a business owner, guest author for numerous publications, and frequent presenter at top conferences. He is the CEO and founder of Quiet Light Brokerage. Mark...

Duration:00:48:16

EP27: Managing an 8 figure Ecommerce Portfolio with Ronnie Teja

7/21/2020
In this episode of the Domain Magnate show, Michael chats with Ronnie Teja, the Founder of Branzio.com They discuss the current state of eCommerce in the digital world and how to manage an 8-figure business. GUEST BIO: Ronnie Teja is the Founder and CEO of Branzio. He currently owns and operates this flourishing eCommerce business that focuses on selling watches among other niches that are still moving for expansion today. He has been doing business from the time he moved to Canada in 2008...

Duration:00:49:02

EP26: Meet Our Team at DealFlow Brokerage Responsible for over $50M in Deals

6/25/2020
In this episode of the Domain Magnate Show, we tune in to meet the team behind Dealflow Brokerage and are also provided with some advice for buyers and sellers and a quick view of the industry. SKIP TO THE GOOD PARTS: 0:10 - 5:28 Meeting the Domain Magnate team. 8:13 - 9:40 Considering Dealflow Brokerage over other M&A Advisors. 9:46 - 11.59 Advice from the team for planning your company's exit plan. SHOW TRANSCRIPT: [[VIEW ON OUR WEBSITE]] Enjoying our podcast? Support us by leaving...

Duration:00:12:59