Can I build a million-dollar side project? (clickbait)

Look, you can’t be mad at me for click-baiting you—the warning is right there in the title. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Ever since I posted about mine and Ryan’s success in selling one of our businesses, people have been asking questions about how (and why) we do what we do.

I’m also always looking for “the next big thing” (which is a blessing and a curse) so I’m going to do a case study of sorts and try to build a [drum roll please]….. million-dollar side project!

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Does a business need to grow?

Justin Jackson started an interesting thread on Twitter recently, where he posits that a business needs to grow in revenue in order to keep pace with costs.

In the thread, he backs up the idea with a theoretical 2% per year growth in business costs and cost of living.

On the surface, the argument seems to hold weight. It costs money to run a business, and if costs go up by 2%, your revenue needs to go up in order to sustain the business.

But what if costs went down by 2%?

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How to buy a website (for beginners)

Buying a profitable website can be a great investment and allows you to own and operate a revenue-producing asset which can often outperform alternative investments.

The honest truth is that starting a brand new website from scratch is hard.

It takes a lot of time, effort, and perseverance before you start to see an increase in traffic and earnings.

This is why many savvy entrepreneurs and small business owners are asking “how do I buy a profitable website?”.

In this guide, I’ll show you how I’ve been buying profitable websites and internet businesses for the last 10 years, and how you can do the same.

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How to sell a website… for beginners

Selling a profitable website can be a quick way to get the value out of your asset (the website) in order to use that money for something else – usually to invest in other projects you have, or to diversify into other investments.

I get asked “how do I sell a website” quite often, and for something that seems so simple on the surface, the process can be a little tricky if you’ve never done it before.

In this guide, I’ll give you the steps on how to sell your website in the best possible way.

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Finding websites for sale (Flippa alternative)

Are you looking for a suitable alternative for Flippa? If so, you’re in the right place.

Flippa is the biggest and most well-known online marketplace to buy and sell websites, domain names, and apps and were one of the first marketplaces online for websites.

You could say that Flippa is the eBay of selling websites. They have mass-market appeal, it’s easy to list, and they have built up a database of both buyers and sellers over many years.

However, they also have a reputation for low-quality listings, scammy sellers and time-wasting buyers.

This has led many people to look for viable alternatives to Flippa and, in this article, I’ll cover why Flippa alternatives are needed, and what the best options are.

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