“Don’t Build a Startup, Buy One!” This show is dedicated to providing successful entrepreneurs with the next steps on leveraging their capital to buy the right business, and also how to maximize sales in their own web portfolio. Justin Cooke, co-founder of Empire Flippers and Ace Chapman, an exceptional Business Acquisition Specialist take you through the steps to achieve next level results and help you scale your life and goals. For some of the very best information for your web portfolio sign up at www.webequity.com/gift right now.
1:04:30In the final episode for this season, Ace and I cover some of the traits that successful buyers have in common and some of the strategies to employ for a greater chance of success. If you want to hear our thoughts on Joe Rogan selling the rights of his show to Spotify, why we think "Karens" refuse to wear masks, and what "re-opening" will look like across the world, stick with us. Listen in as we talk about the differences between big and small buyers, like what their end goals are, and which niches and monetization models help them achieve those goals.
47:13In this episode, Ace and I talk about why perseverance is an essential characteristic to have and what that looks like in your entrepreneurial journey. If you want to hear some good news about a potential COVID-19 vaccine, what we think about Tesla opening in spite of government regulations, and the rapid freefall in value for WeWork, stay tuned. Listen in as we discuss why you should stick with an industry you believe in, even if it doesn't look like the most profitable to begin with, why you want to build a reputation within that industry, and the perils of "shiny object syndrome".
S05E10: Ideal Clients
57:33In this episode, Ace and I talk about how to identify your ideal client and how to work with clients who might not be be a good fit with your company. If you want to hear our take on Elon Musk becoming a digital nomad, what Bitcoin halving means, and why people are scrambling to buy Carnival Cruises, stick with us. Listen in as we discuss what the difference is between someone you want to work with over an "ideal" client, and how much time to spend nurturing the right kinds of leads.
45:27In this episode, Ace and I talk about how due diligence will change in 2020 and beyond as a result of the recent market shift. We'll expand on points we mentioned in previous episodes to help buyers find the best business to acquire. If you want to hear what things will look like as the US is reopening, which online business models are going to be affected by the shrinking economy, and why an Amazon vice-president resigned in response to a whistle-blower being fired, make sure you tune in. Listen in as we explore the transition into a buyer's market and what buyers and sellers can do to prepare for a deal when approaching the marketplace.
S05E08: Remote Work
45:12In this episode, Ace and I go in depth about why working remotely could be the right move for your company, what the pros and cons are of distributed working, and how to create a workforce who can keep the business running from anywhere in the world. If you want to see how South America is responding to the virus, what Bill Gates thinks of the coronavirus, and how the pandemic could be the disruption the legal system needed to serve justice, stick with us. Listen in as we explore the future of companies embracing remote working and why businesses will be more open to the concept after COVID-19 passes.
1:04:24In this episode, Ace and I discuss current events and how some of the largest organizations in the world are responding to the pandemic, and how it affects our industry of buying and selling online businesses. If you are want to keep your finger on the market pulse, check out this week's episode as we cover oil prices nosediving and whether Bitcoin is a secure investment in these times. Listen in as we explore what you should know if you are new to the industry and want to buy an online business in the near future, as well as which online business models are smart investments right now, and where we see the most potential in the industry in the coming years.
37:19In this episode, Ace and I discuss what motivates us as individuals, what keeps our teams going, and how to keep your clients' spirits up. If you are interested in learning how to stay motivated while we work from home during this season and how to reset your mindset when things become overwhelming, make sure you tune in to this week's episode. Listen in as we talk about how anxiety can hit us when we least expect it and how it spills over into different areas of our lives, as well as how to keep your head space clear.
S05E05: Paradigm Shifts
36:21In this episode, Ace and I discuss the changes business owners will experience due to the COVID-19 virus, as well as possible paradigm shifts that might impact businesses worldwide If you are interested in the market sentiment according to investors and buyers, as well as how the entrepreneur's journey is affected, then this episode is for you. Listen in as we talk about the unique challenges buyers and sellers face, and discover tips on how to adapt to these challenges in the coming months.
S05E04: Uncertainty - 4.3.2020
36:04In this episode, Justin and Ace discuss the current economic situation, what they have been noticing as far as shifts in the marketplace from both buyers and sellers in the space. If you are interested in the current outlook for our industry, the economic impact from the current lockdown in place for most people around the world, and what you can do today to prepare for the next few uncertain months to come. Listen in as we talk about what other business investors are doing now to prepare for these changes, and how you can prepare for these uncertain months to come.
S05E03: Opportunities - 4.1.2020
28:24In this episode, Justin and Ace discuss some online market updates and trend predictions as well as some online business courses popping up recently and what to watch out for. If you are interested in the current business opportunities available for those just getting started or if you are looking for some insight on current investment trends within the online space, this will be a helpful show to bring you up to speed with the everything happening in the space today. Listen in as we talk about what other business investors are doing over the next few weeks to capitalize on the current economic trends.