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Partner For My Ready To Go Site: $20K-$50K /mo Potential- (Difficult Niche)

Discussion in 'Joint Ventures' started by HalfHumble, Feb 16, 2014.

  1. HalfHumble

    HalfHumble Registered Member

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    Hey everyone,

    First, about me: I'm in my 20's, based in America -California. Communication and reliability is my strong point! Its a pet peeve of mine. I've been working in lots of various niches since a kid on the net, but I am not a pro in any particular one field. So am looking for a SEO pro, or just someone who has been very successful in IM and wants to partner in this in exchange for a very negotiable share of potential revenue. Basically anyone that can provide any method to monetize the site. There currently is no revenue nor ranking to be clear.


    I spent 7 months making the site in 2012. Designed it, and worked with a web designer. I made the logo from scratch, great brand name and domain name (not cause of age, but because of the name). I spent over 100+ hours on the youtube channel for it. Recording, editing, uploading, over 50 legit videos, 1 at a time! Built an AMAZING (imo) youtube channel for it.

    The site is in the webhosting niche, I know; its a very tough market, but revenue potential is extraordinary if it works out. Its a Webhosting Prices & Comparison site. So it covers all different high commission web hosts. (I will PM you the link to it, just ask or PM me). I also have a dedicated server I can transfer the site on, right now its on a shared.

    But of course this is a tough & competitive field, and requires a lot of jumpstart money to get into CPC, or SEO. Which I dont have. I honestly thought CPC would of been the best method, because its much faster, and theres no risk of losing ranking from google. But its more costly. I have a competitor example who put up this garbage hosting review site, he spends $6K a day on adwords, shows up for all the keywords, and makes a crap load of money. I would love to replicate that with my site. I consulted a lot of CPC management firms, talking with adwords experts, most say the same thing; that it can be done, but you would need to start off with several hundred dollars per day for a few weeks until you can increase the quality score and lower the cost per click over time, and optimize it. Then it would become very profitable.
    ....Now as far as SEO, The only issue with SEO is that there is not much content or articles on the site, I spent all the time making the homepage perfect as possible, so that way I could CPC it. But Im sure a good review/article writer could easily be bought here on BHW, just make a page for each host, and type up a 1,000 word review for each, so visitors can read more about that host.


    So if anyone might have interest in taking this on with me, please comment below or PM me. Feel free to ask questions.
     
  2. HalfHumble

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    (Just wanted to try Bumping this up, since it was just posted......)
     
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  3. UploadCash

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    please check your pm if you are still interested in JV
     
  4. HalfHumble

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    I did not get any message from you, but I'll PM you right now.

    Thanks
     
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    Contact me, i think we can do this together
     
  6. HalfHumble

    HalfHumble Registered Member

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    I Messaged you on BHW and messaged you on Skype several times. You never replied, not sure what thats about..... 0_o
     
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  7. splishsplash

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    Wait, so you have

    No Content
    No Money
    No SEO experience
    No monetization

    Just a site with some videos and what you say is a "perfect homepage"?

    You have no idea how good or bad the homepage is unless you've thrown at least a few hundred $ at it already. No one can develop a perfect homepage without testing. Not even the best conversion rate companies in the world. They test ideas which are pretty accurate but they test and change, so basically you don't have any sort of "perfect homepage". You've got *a* homepage.

    Which means you have

    A youtube channel with 50 videos - Decent work, but doesn't require specialist skill/knowledge.
    A domain name - As good as you may think it is a brand isn't a brand until you've thrown at least 6 figures developing it into a brand. It's just a name you think is good and really doesn't make much difference for ppc.
    A logo - I'm not a designer and even I can do good logos in a day.
    A web site - 7 months? What? 7 months AND with a web designer? I could put up a web site and do 50 unique articles and a custom logo before the end of next week. If you'd said you had a web site with over 1000 unique articles then I'd say, nice, 7 months, fair enough. Sounds like a decent proposition, but you've said there's no content. What exactly did you do for 7 months? A homepage took you 7 months with a web designer? You just grab wordpress + a theme or bootstrap + a bootstrap theme. Even customizing the CSS only takes a day or 2.
    A dedicated server - Takes half a day to buy and set up a dedicated server with linux + postgresql + nginx + php-fpm which would be able to handle damn near anything that could be thrown at it.

    The only half decent thing you have to contribute is 50 videos, but you've not even said what they are, ie, have you done them yourself with voiceover reviews etc. Even so, that's not enough for a JV.

    I mean come on..

    "partner in this in exchange for a very negotiable share of potential revenue. Basically anyone that can provide any method to monetize the site. There currently is no revenue nor ranking to be clear."

    A very negotiable share of potential rev? That sounds like you're not even offering 50%. You want someone to come in and either spend money to rank the site via SEO and do the copywriting to monetize it, or spend money on ppc and do the testing/copywriting to make money. In exchange they'll get a negotiable share of the profits. Great, yeah.

    Realistically even if you offered me 90-95% profits I wouldn't do it.

    The only people that will reply here are complete lazy nooblets looking for a free ride.

    You need a reality check. Sorry.
     
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  8. netmoney1

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    Nailed it. 100%

    OP - you picked on hell of a niche that requires a ton of dough and expertise. Someone that has both will just do it on their own. I'm sure you put a lot of time into it, but the reality is there is nothing special there that warrants a JV. Anyone saying they will do this will waste your time. Not trying to rain on your parade...but you would be better off finding something else to generate some money to launch it....but even then you would need a massive budget. The adwords "experts" that said you need a couple hundred a day were saying that in hopes you would bite and pay their "set up fees" and "monthly management fees" - you would need a lot more dough to properly test PPC.

    Or figure out a way to monetiz the videos you already have.

    I just see it as a VERY uphill battle with no money.
     
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  9. HalfHumble

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    lol jeesh. About everything you said is what I already pointed out, Im being upfront about it. Even the title says Difficult niche. Idk why you say Im "not even offering 50%"? I was pondering way more than that. (Not that its a game changer)

    But Ive actually had some decent offers so far, including to buy it right out. Yeah, its missing everything that I, and you mentioned. Either way, got some very good interest right now Im working with on it, and they are well known members on BHW, not lazy noobs.

    But I totally respect what you are saying, I posted this knowing all that, and its still worth a shot. So far Ive gotten a lot more (legitimate experienced) interest than I expected.
     
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  10. splishsplash

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    I personally like you and I think you're probably a good person to work with. I was just giving you an honest analysis of the situation.

    Be very very careful. It doesn't matter how well known you think people are. I've been in IM since 2007 and I've been a reader of bhw for that long and I've seen exec vips shitlisted for scamming.

    Also, just because someone's "well known" doesn't mean they're making money or have knowledge. There are a *lot* of jrvips here who just post all day but in reality make no money and have no real experience. Those are the guys who will jump on something like this.

    Think about it. Pretend you're an experienced seo or ppc guy. If you're good enough to dent a niche like this you're probably making at least 5 figures a month. Would you team up with someone who had a site and 50 videos or would you just hire someone to do videos and create your own site with 100% of the profits coming home?

    Now pretend you're a jrvip here with 1000+ posts and a nice reputation, but you're making no money. You spend all day posting on the forum and the highlight of your life is that people think you're a baller. In reality you're living in your mom's basement. Now imagining that, wouldn't an offer like yours be attractive?

    Get my point? :)

    I've been in this game for close to a decade and I can foresee you having a lot of headaches with this. I foresee you creating a shitlist thread some time in the future.
     
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  11. HalfHumble

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    Yap, I totally know what you mean. Ive checked all that out.

    Its not that Im overlooking all those factors, but I cant stress enough that I am not putting myself in any position to be ripped off. Im much much more sharp than that, despite my lack of SEO experience & how this thread may portray me.

    Im not trying to sound like an ignorant know it all; its just there's literally nothing to rip me off with. Worst case scenario, it just doesnt make any money, and were done. Thats it. I just would of wasted a few dozen emails, thats about it. And your probably right, this niche is crazy difficult, and my site will probably never get anywhere, Ive accepted that a while back.


    (But hey, Ill try to come back to this thread in a few weeks or months and let you guys know what happened!)