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Marketing Time: Selling a 6 Figure "Sexiest Offline Career" [Advice]

Discussion in 'New Markets' started by InnovativeSEO, May 13, 2016.

  1. InnovativeSEO

    InnovativeSEO Senior Member

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    Marketing Time: Selling my 6 Figure "Sexiest Offline Career"

    I will keep it brief as possible, but I have successfully exited the niche career I developed the last 7 years. My experience has led me to new ground and a handfull of high profile clients. You can easily find my post a year ago regarding what I do and why I have enjoyed it thoroughly. It has not been a cakewalk, and more than once I threw my $100 headset through the wall, but the avenues it has opened, the success of doing quality work and making a difference in people's lives is incredible.

    The work involves credit & collection services, however the perspective clients aren't limited to collections at all. Many fields such as judgment collection, skip tracing, public records, due diligence work, background checks and various investigative services are in demand.

    My niche developed in focus as my skils & experience developed so my client base adjusted several times.
    I focused on clients that performed, and built my brand by delivering results & eventually consultation.
    My fees were a value, and I learned how best to position myself as a brand.
    My commitment to being the best led me to be more profitable within the scale I operated on.
    Others in my field often go for higher volume, which I despise but it can easily be done.
    The individual that started it in my area (small town) has sold his practice 3 times now for $.5 M.
    Yes that included a client base, but getting business is not that difficult, for me at least.

    The financial reward is excellent as well. Information is often free, but the need for "condition specific" information in the civil arena is as wide open as it gets. I hesitate to be too specific, but it's rewarding in every way. If you want to see how hot the category is, check out the popular online site Docusearch. http://www.docusearch.com/ I know some of his numbers, it's amazing. That site isn't really a competitor in my focus, but they represent an average client that are servicable.

    I never really care about per hour, but I would say a very conservative figure would be $50-$120 an hour.

    Some of my best $ days:
    $40,000 contractual agreement for 1 service.
    $10,000 day
    $600 in 55 minutes.

    I'm wanting to locate the right people and present it in a fair and honest manner when I do.
    I can easily build a client base 10x over without worrying of too much competition, but I am moving forward so I need to "list/sell" my brains. I am open to variable agreements with individuals because some may want more or less "hands on" with me.
    I have no way to guarantee major success, but I willl only work with individuals I believe will be successful and posess the brain power needed. Working with them post sale is likely the best way to present this. I want buyers to be successful.

    Is there even another forum that you can recommend?
    The entreprenuer and home biz sites drive me nuts.
    Craigslist isn't really a good target either.
    This is not for everyone by any means, but it isn't rocket science.

    I appreciate your input.
     
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    Maybe try tool in my sig ;) reach out to the companies you are looking for. There was a review in the sales thread where a guy had sold some niche specific websites doing it that way.

    Also, I know a guy that owns a collection agency if you want to talk to him, Im sure he would be interested in collecting/buying on those accounts you have. HMU Ill see if I can connect you two.
     
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    Thank you Skyebug77 I will do that. I am always interested in meeting new people, and your client can judge whether I am legitimate. I'll PM you.
     
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    Hi Innovative, apart from networking, what exactly are you looking for? Investors? If so, invest in what and why do you need the capital?

    Are you looking to do joint ventures?

    Are you looking to do consulting?

    It's not clear to me.

    thanks
     
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    Excellent question and I definitely lack clarity here.
    First off, here's a generalized overview in case you haven't seen it.
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...iest-offline-marketing-career-might-mine.html

    I want to sell my monetization strategy to become an investigative specialist.
    A generic term that I do not employ other than a reference is "information broker"Information brokers are information research consultants. They locate, analyze and interpret information for you. Individuals, businesses, government agencies, colleges and others hire brokers to do research for them.

    I would consider a partner/JV if I found someone I am comfortable with. There are a lot of stunts, scams and rehashed opportunities out there, but this one is both legitimate and proven. I need to effectively do this so I am up for considering ideas.

    There is a considerable amount of information on how to become an information broker, however I have the proven means, methods and resources thatmost people aren't aware of. I know every aspect of this business which shortens the cycle in generating revenue. I know how to safeguard every aspect of what is done for both compliance and personal security. I'm well experienced in handling thousands of cases and I have a high close rate on clients of any level.

    Selling Options
    I can provide a comprehensive information package or focus on one of several service subsets. All of which are profitable.

    The best method (in my opinion) would be an optional hands on consulting/training role for a set period of time.
    I can teach, diect, oversee etc. That would be in the best interests of the potential buyer.

    Work anywhere including home
    You can easily work from home or any connection, but the work is serious and extremely profitable, so it needs managed as such.
    I know there are a considerable amount of potential buyers buyers that would pay well for this information, but I need to approach it in the right way and limit my identity tied to it. as I am still in the field of services.

    I can fairly quickly vet myself professionally, and I would be happy to speak with anyone here that is reputable. I may be better off to share some details with someone here to help determine the feasability and manner in which to make this work.
    An office can be easily scaled to run $50-$70k weekly. I know some eho have done it.

    Thank you
     
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