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💯% Seller Financing over 3 years? Reality vs. Fiction.

Seller Financing over 3 years? Reality vs. Fiction.

3 months ago, Tiam and his M&A team presented a one-of-its-kind deal: acquiring a Content Site for $322,000 adj. L12M EBIT: $100,000 -> acquisition multiple 3.2x great stats, upward trend, low volatility, lots of low-hanging fruits 100% Seller-Side financing, zero down payment quarterly payments over the next 3y -> besides the payment deferment from ad/aff …

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How we wired $690,000 and then the seller backed out from a website deal

How we wired $690,000 and then the seller backed out from a website deal

Here’s how it went down: our M&A team identified a top-notch content website off-market the asset owner was interested in selling for mid-6-figures short and partial main DD came back without a red flag, but the asset owner was very reluctant in sharing confidential data, even with NDA. So we moved any open topics to …

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3 secret & advanced use cases of how we at TreasureHunter are leveraging GPT for Content Websites, SEO and beyond 🤖

3 secret & advanced use cases of how we at TreasureHunter are leveraging GPT for Content Websites, SEO and beyond

low-hanging-fruit keyword optimization Go to Search Console Export your keyword data and filter for positions 4-15 Use GPT to prioritize keywords by topical clustering Start optimizing your topic clusters top-down, starting with the ones with the most low-hanging-fruit keywords to maximize your efforts by leveraging siloing in the process shout-out to Jake Ward for the …

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As sold listings in the digital space are in the free fall, with Q4 2022 might turn out even worse, my prediction from last November in "5 trends (and 2 non-trends) in Content Website Aggregation for 2023" already turned into reality: A relatively constant supply meets a plummeting buyer base.

The Decline of Digital Sales: A Grim Reality for Content Website Aggregation

As sold listings in the digital space are in the free fall, with Q4 2022 might turn out even worse, my prediction from last November in “5 trends (and 2 non-trends) in Content Website Aggregation for 2023” already turned into reality: A relatively constant supply meets a plummeting buyer base. 3 Implications: asset prices for …

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Aggregators and Funds - How to separate the wheat from the chaff?

Aggregators and Funds – How to separate the wheat from the chaff?

As more funds and aggregators are emerging, for investors it’s preeminent to anticipate the performance of the operators. Here’s my 10-point fund operators evaluation cheat sheet: 1) Underlying asset class: How’s the return/risk ratio of the underlying asset class? -> Possible red flags: low margins, high competition, high acquisition multiples, high volatility, no diversification of …

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How valuation arbitrage is driving 56% of the value creation (or more?) at PE

How valuation arbitrage is driving 56% of the value creation (or more?) at PE

In the Content Website space, fix&flip strategies on an asset-per-asset basis are predominant. This approach is far from best practice, as you’re missing out on building a portfolio and thriving off the valuation arbitrage. Valuation arbitrage? Multiple expansion? That’s the very reason why you can acquire a Content Website for 2.5-4x while media companies like …

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Investing in Content Website Aggregators or Funds is the logical next step for investors, based on facts & figures

Investing in Content Website Aggregators or Funds is the logical next step for investors, based on facts & figures

The EmpireFlippers findings as well as data from Mushfiq have clearly shown, that self-managed Content Websites are, on average, a bad investment with negative ROI for retail investors. Nevertheless, there are Aggregators and Funds emerging, pioneering the space of investing in digital assets and solving the underlying problems: Professional DD, executed by teams with M&A …

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Self-managed Content Websites Might Make Retail Investors End Up Broke, According To 2 Data Sets

Self-managed Content Websites Might Make Retail Investors End Up Broke, According To 2 Data Sets

Based on the EmpireFlippers findings from their “Lesser Known Digital Assets: An ROI Study” post, 2/3 of buyers struggled with decreasing ROI – Mushfiq from thewebsiteflip published data and analyzed 15 sites that were sold via the Motion Invest brokerage. 53% of the sites lost traffic after the acquisition, and thereby probably revenue as well …

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