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Need advice - What to do with a 5-figure/month profit stream?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by jeylock, Sep 2, 2008.

  1. jeylock

    jeylock Junior Member

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    -It's a blackhat stream pulling 5-figs/month. And it is scalable beyond this.

    -It's safely repeatable to the extent of X people.

    -It will last indefinitely taking into account the above info.

    My Q's:

    Is it possible to sell this big of a money maker and actually recoup enough money to make the sale worth it?

    I would love to cash in on 1-2 years worth of this now. But, I'm not sure that is possible. It seems most of the "methods" and "systems" around here go for $500. I would need to sell to 1,000 and that's WAY beyond X. I would need to sell to a small group at a higher rate, rather than a big group at a lower rate.

    Please don't ask for specifics. I really want opinions on what you would do in this situation.
     
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  2. mdd345

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    Um..... keep it?
     
  3. Steb

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    why dont you just scale it up yourself instead?
     
  4. DeskCoder

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    If you can guarantee that people will make $10K a month, then sell it for $10K-$20K. There are people out there that will buy it, especially if they will make their money back in 1 to 2 months.
     
  5. Zak_A

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    If you've got a proven system that can really pull 5figures per month, and if you are ready to offer a solid money back guaranty, you might be able to sell it to a smaller group for a high rate, like $1000 or even more.

    I wouldn't mind paying $5000 or $10'000 or even more for a system that can make me at least $10'000 in the first month, but I wouldn't invest so much if I'm not given a really trustworthy guaranty. I guess every of your potential customer have that kind of mind set ;)
     
  6. yragcom1

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    Oh, come on. I hate pre-emptive, "I'll have a system for sale soon" threads. We're smarter than that here. Like mdd said, just keep it, or roll a portion of it into some profitable PPC /affiliate stuff. That's what I do with MY "four figs a month" stream. Sheesh.

    And please, nobody write "how are you doing it, I want in" posts, please...
     
  7. jeylock

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    I can guarantee I'm not starting a thread here. Can't a guy ask for some advice? Sheesh.
     
  8. jeylock

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    Affiliate program is a good idea though, I never thought of that for this.
     
  9. berrycorp

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    you are pulling 5 figures per month from it!! scale it up... why do u wanna sell it??

    you wont get a 5 figure from one guy!! if you do u will have to bang ur head teaching him stuff for ages!! why waste time... just scale it up yourself...
     
  10. blackhatcatz

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    Yes. I totally agree with berry on this one. The only reasons I wouldn't be able to scale it would be two things..1 would be reliability of the method and how you spread it. 2 If it needs to be outsourced extensively. If this is the case, I might have a look at it, since I can get it outsourced.

    But beyond that, I wouldn't sell that system. If ever I do only to a max of 5 people complete with NDA's and selling it for $10-$20k. If it really works.

    My 2 cents.
     
  11. scubaslick

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    If you're going to teach it to someone, teach it to an employee who you pay hourly to make money for YOU.
     
  12. frenchboy

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    I volunteer to be this employee ;)
     
  13. jeylock

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    The problem is, it's all me. An "employee" I use I have to make up something and make them think they are not doing anything blackhat. They would just steal. I don't think an NDA/non compete would apply to something blackhat, nor hold up in court, lol.

    I don't know. I'm not planning on selling it. But I was just looking for ideas, like one guy mentioned an affiliate program. That could work, if I can find a way to build it.
     
  14. booman

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    Hmmm, what to do, what to do.

    Personally I'd keep it all to myself, then sell it when the method is no longer effective to squeeze a bit more money out of it.

    However, if you are making say $10k per month with the system, why not bring on board a few partners that would be willing to split the profit with you indefinitely? Sure trust would be a factor, but then again if you sell your method who's to say that it won't be shared like every other method that's ever been sold online....
     
  15. enovator

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    I really don't get this thing. You have a system that pulls 5 figure a month, why bothering selling it??

    why not keep the system, yet sell the basic idea for like $500 ?
     
  16. Rambo

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    No doubt you have probably got the couple PMs from the noobs that you really wanted asking about your 'wonderful' system. All you have to do now is to convince them to buy this eh?
     
  17. MaskedMarketer

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    Do it. And take a 50% cut of profits. You can potentially make more money that way.
     
  18. jeylock

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    I've already stated I'm not selling anything here. Treat this is a hypothetical "what would you do."
     
  19. bmph8ter

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    If I really had a method making that kind of money and could be as easily saturated as you say, I'd be inclined to keep it to myself. It would be cool to sell if if there was a few people you trusted just to share the love. I think it'd be awesome to give back that sort of gift, but my big worry would be sharing with someone smarter than me (just about any VIP here) that would then make all the $$$.

    The biggest problem with selling it is that your money is dried up in one shot. You can make 10K a month (!!!) and sell it to 10 people before killing it. Yeah, it's 100K (holy crap that's a lot of money), but I would think that each person you sold to would be taking part of your 10K potential. Eventually, your market could dry up completely leaving you with only (ha!) the 100K you made from the sale.

    I know that there are more important things than money (kharma), but you do need to consider it. I'm also not sure if there is a limit here to what you can sell for, but I bet one of the mods could tell you if you do decide to sell. Good luck, and congratulations.
     
  20. YoungGuns

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    I would either have a secret JV group here with the top members for them to work the method and you take a cut of their profits, or just scale the crap out of it yourself. I have no idea what you mean by an affiliate program, unless you're selling your product to get this money.

    Of course, the third option is to be a great generous person that would give the method to a guy with an incredibly awesome username, like YoungGuns for instance.
    Sorry, couldn't resist.

    But to be quite honest with you, I'd be a greedy jerk and keep it to myself.