If you ever wanted to start an internet business of your own, you are probably well aware of the many obstacles you will face. Many of which are just the basic components of an online business, such as a website, search rankings, monetization and more.
The good news is that you can bypass all of these tedious elements if you have the necessary funds to purchase an existing website, blog or online business. There are over a billion sites on the internet today and plenty of them are for sale — at all price points imaginable.
In the latest episode of Rise of the Entrepreneur we will be talking with Thomas Smale and the many opportunities that lie within the world of website buying and selling, while also talking about everything you should be looking for when looking to buy or sell an online business.
Thomas Smale is the co-founder of FE International, a company that was founded in 2010 that focuses on website brokering for mid-market online businesses.
Back in 2009-2010 Thomas wanted to get involved in the world of online marketing, but with little technical experience, his options were limited. It was then that he fell upon the concept of buying and selling websites for himself. With only a few hundred dollars at a time, Thomas began buying and flipping websites and getting quite good at it in the process. As his reputation and experience in this space started to grow, so did requested from other individuals asking for his support in selling their own websites — thus, a new business venture begins!
Today Thomas is the co-founder of FE International, which has offices in two different countries and 11 team members — all with the focus on website brokering and mastering the art of buying and selling websites.
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