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Live interview on everything buying/selling/flipping websites... with me :)

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by meathead1234, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Hey guys,

    Bit of a shameless plug, but I recently did an interview with a top domainer.

    I talk about buying, selling, flipping and brokering websites.

    You can find the free audio here (it's quite long!):

    http://www.kenny.co/interviews/interview-with-website-broker-thomas-smale

    I thought this would probably be of use to people who have questions about valuing sites etc.

    Enjoy!
     
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  2. wealth54

    wealth54 Regular Member

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    you are real pro in buying/selling websites business meathead1234 :)
     
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  3. hgear

    hgear Power Member

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    Nice man congratulations!
     
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  4. davids355

    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Sounds interesting I'm gonna listen to this tomorrow (use works time;)).
     
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  5. Graemyx

    Graemyx Junior Member

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    Very interesting, of all the things in IM, buying/selling has always been the one I'm most interested in. Internet Real Estate, if you will. I'll definitely give this a listen, thanks meathead!
     
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  6. nicho

    nicho Regular Member

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    Thanks for the interview Kenny, as a fellow brit in the same business it was interesting to hear the take on roi, good luck with the website.
     
  7. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    I'm Thomas, Kenny was the one interviewing me.

    Glad you enjoyed it. If you're in the London area, hit me up. Always keen to exchange ideas over a pint!
     
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  8. ahiddenman

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    Great interview Thomas !

    I like the " Add value to where you can " words :)

    Definately something to keep in mind.
     
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  9. SneakySnake

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    This is superb, Thomas. It's great to be able to put a voice to a name. BHW lends itself to anonymity to such an extent that you tend to see posters as these dark, shadowy figures lurking in the netherworld, so it's really good to know there's a real human being behind the mask - (and apparently a very affable chap to boot).

    EVERYONE who is interested in this subject matter should listen to Meathead's interview. There's really good advice about where your focus should lie, and it's really inspiring to hear things broken down in this way.
     
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  10. ronywilliam

    ronywilliam Senior Member

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    Looks superb! Thanks :)

    I'll listen it today really wanna see what you sound like :p
     
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  11. t0mmy

    t0mmy Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    great stuff Thomas! flipping is the side of IM i aim to get into as mentioned above its like online real estate which intrigues me
     
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  12. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That really is a good interview and would benefit almost anyone that is doing any kind of internet marketing.

    Lots of solid points in there.

    Well done, Thomas.
     
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  13. Luxury

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    downloaded it, and will have a listen,
    thanks for the upload

    Curious, is that you in the picture ? lol


    -LUXURY
     
  14. Ducan

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    Props man, you've made it happen :)!
    When I'm in the London area I'll hit you up man love to meet up and chat.
     
  15. Vinzen

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    Great information, I really enjoyed listening to it!
    I've got two questions;

    1)
    How did you learn what increases revenue? You said that something like changing the theme could be verry effective for increasing the revenue, did you just starting trying that?


    2) 8:25-8:45
    Why do you try to avoid websites with high level of organic trafic?
    You said around ~10:00 that your strength is not to increase trafic, but increase the revenue with the trafic that is already there.
    I think buying websites with high organic trafic & your strenght being to increase the revenue go hand in hand?

    3)
    You say that you searched for websites on DP when you started out, is DP still a good place to buy websites ---> sell on flippa?
     
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  16. poweronics

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    It was a great piece to listen to. Hope you can keep on adding more valuable interviews in future.
    Thanks.
     
  17. MrWizzy

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    Thank you - stuff like this gets me motivated :D
     
  18. Ronnie44

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    Listened to it twice!

    Very smart young man!!
     
  19. meathead1234

    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    1) Trial and error. Test everything until you find something that works.

    2) Organic traffic is risky, especially with all the recent Google updates.

    3) I don't buy as many from DP these days, but I'm sure there are still some solid deals out there.
     
  20. ski2die_live2tell

    ski2die_live2tell Newbie

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    great interview, thks for share.