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Recent Web Equity Show Episodes

WES S05E12: Success

WES S05E12: Success

In the final episode for this season, Ace and I cover some of the traits that successful buyers have in […]

Justin Cooke May 29, 2020
WES S05E11: Perseverance

WES S05E11: Perseverance

In this episode, Ace and I talk about why perseverance is an essential characteristic to have and what that looks […]

Justin Cooke May 22, 2020
WES S05E10: Ideal Clients

WES S05E10: Ideal Clients

In this episode, Ace and I talk about how to identify your ideal client and how to work with clients […]

Justin Cooke May 15, 2020
WES S05E09: Diligence

WES S05E09: Diligence

In this episode, Ace and I talk about how due diligence will change in 2020 and beyond as a result […]

Justin Cooke May 8, 2020
WES S05E08: Remote Work

WES S05E08: Remote Work

In this episode, Ace and I go in depth about why working remotely could be the right move for your […]

Justin Cooke May 1, 2020
WES S01E16: How We Would Start Over From Scratch

WES S01E16: How We Would Start Over From Scratch

What would Ace and I do if we had to start over from scratch? That’s the topic of this episode. […]

Justin Cooke December 15, 2015
WES S01E15: Legal Considerations When Buying & Selling Online Businesses

WES S01E15: Legal Considerations When Buying & Selling Online Businesses

Ace and I have talked quite a bit about both the buy and sell side of a deal, but wanted […]

Justin Cooke November 17, 2015
WES S01E14: A CPA’s Take On Buying And Selling Online Businesses

WES S01E14: A CPA’s Take On Buying And Selling Online Businesses

We get questions about the tax implications of buying online businesses all the time. “Should this be a stock or […]

Justin Cooke November 10, 2015
WES S01E13: A Day In The Life Of An Online Business Mogul

WES S01E13: A Day In The Life Of An Online Business Mogul

“What the hell do you do all day?” We never get asked this question that directly, but it’s definitely something […]

Justin Cooke November 4, 2015
WES S01E12: The Mini-Mogul Business Model

WES S01E12: The Mini-Mogul Business Model

There are plenty of first-time website buyers and sellers, but did you know that much of the business we do […]

Justin Cooke October 9, 2015
WES S01E11: How Can Non-Techies Buy Online Businesses?

WES S01E11: How Can Non-Techies Buy Online Businesses?

Many first-time buyers get excited about the opportunities that come with buying an online business, but quickly realize they might […]

Justin Cooke September 24, 2015
WES S01E10: Hiring, Training, And Scaling Your Team

WES S01E10: Hiring, Training, And Scaling Your Team

It’s hard to build a real, valuable asset if you’re a one-man-band. Part of the problem is having to trade […]

Justin Cooke September 15, 2015
WES S01E9: What’s My Online Business Worth?

WES S01E9: What’s My Online Business Worth?

Whether you’re looking to sell your online business in the next few months or just a curious entrepreneur, the “What’s […]

Justin Cooke September 9, 2015
WES S01E08: Raising Capital From Investors

WES S01E08: Raising Capital From Investors

While you can self-fund your website purchases and online acquisitions, that’s not the ONLY way to close deals. In this week’s […]

Justin Cooke September 2, 2015
WES S01E07: Virtual Properties Vs. Offline Real Estate

WES S01E07: Virtual Properties Vs. Offline Real Estate

Investors often discuss the similarities between buying online businesses and offline real estate, but is that comparison really fair? In […]

Justin Cooke August 25, 2015
WES S01E06: Top 7 Last Minute Deal Killers

WES S01E06: Top 7 Last Minute Deal Killers

Losing a deal can be a gut-wrenching experience you’ll want to avoid at all costs. Getting deep in the process […]

Justin Cooke August 18, 2015
WES S01E05: Negotiating The Deal

WES S01E05: Negotiating The Deal

Trying to negotiate a deal from either the buy or sell side can be one of the most exciting, exhausting, […]

Justin Cooke August 11, 2015
WES S01E04: Understanding Buyer & Seller Agreements

WES S01E04: Understanding Buyer & Seller Agreements

This may very well be one of the less glamorous aspects when it comes to buying and selling online businesses, […]

Justin Cooke August 4, 2015
WES S01E03: Where to Find High-Quality Deals

WES S01E03: Where to Find High-Quality Deals

For anyone in the industry of buying and selling websites and online businesses, sourcing deals is absolutely the number one […]

Justin Cooke July 28, 2015
WES S01E02: Preparing Your Website for Sale

WES S01E02: Preparing Your Website for Sale

Selling your website or online business can be quite an emotional decision. Those emotions often drive our decisions and even […]

Justin Cooke July 28, 2015
WES S01E01: Justin Has an Ace Up His Sleeve

WES S01E01: Justin Has an Ace Up His Sleeve

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Web Equity Show, the podcast dedicated to providing successful entrepreneurs with information and resources […]

Justin Cooke July 28, 2015
WES S02E10: How To Grow Your Purchased Website

WES S02E10: How To Grow Your Purchased Website

So you’ve decided on the business you’d like to purchase, have done your due diligence, and negotiated the deal, and […]

Justin Cooke May 25, 2016
WES S02E09: Website Migration & Turnover

WES S02E09: Website Migration & Turnover

One of the scariest steps for buyers (and sellers) can be migrating the business from the old owner to the new. […]

Justin Cooke May 17, 2016
WES S02E08: Making Offers And Closing The Deal

WES S02E08: Making Offers And Closing The Deal

Now that we’ve looked at the various types of deal structures you can implement, it’s time to close the deal. […]

Justin Cooke May 10, 2016
WES S02E07: Understanding Deal Structuring

WES S02E07: Understanding Deal Structuring

Understanding the various ways to structure a deal can be a critical piece to actually getting the deal closed. While […]

Justin Cooke April 26, 2016
WES S02E06: Due Diligence

WES S02E06: Due Diligence

If you’ve been following along our buyer’s series in Season 2, this is an episode you don’t want to miss. […]

Justin Cooke April 19, 2016
WES S02E05: Initial Website Evaluation

WES S02E05: Initial Website Evaluation

Justin and Ace run through a framework that will help you quickly perform an initial website evaluation as you move towards a potential purchase.

Justin Cooke April 12, 2016
WES S02E04: Where Can I Find Sites To Purchase?

WES S02E04: Where Can I Find Sites To Purchase?

Continuing along with our Season 2 buyer series, today we’ll look at the various ways and places you can find […]

Justin Cooke April 5, 2016
WES S02E03: Should I Start With Building Or Buying Sites?

WES S02E03: Should I Start With Building Or Buying Sites?

If you’re just starting out, you might have asked yourself the question, “Am I better off building or buying sites?” […]

Justin Cooke March 29, 2016
WES S02E02: Analyzing Websites For Beginner Buyers

WES S02E02: Analyzing Websites For Beginner Buyers

Now that we’ve covered some of the basic business models in Season 2, Episode 1, it’s time to start looking […]

Justin Cooke March 22, 2016
WES S02E01: Introduction To Buying Websites

WES S02E01: Introduction To Buying Websites

  If you’re interested in the idea of buying websites and online businesses, but have NO idea where to start, […]

Justin Cooke March 15, 2016
WES S03E10: Seller Final Steps

WES S03E10: Seller Final Steps

We’re SOOO close…now let’s wrap this deal up! In this episode, we look at some of the final steps you’ll […]

Justin Cooke August 16, 2017
WES S03E09: Deal Negotiations

WES S03E09: Deal Negotiations

Negotiating deals is kind of like driving cars. It’s easy to point out others that are bad at it, but […]

Justin Cooke August 9, 2017
WES S03E08: Deal Structuring For Sellers

WES S03E08: Deal Structuring For Sellers

Not all deal structures are the same… In Season 2, we published an episode to look at how buyers could use […]

Justin Cooke May 17, 2017
WES S03E07: Promoting Your Business For Sale

WES S03E07: Promoting Your Business For Sale

In our last episode we covered the process and the platforms you can use to list your business for sale, […]

Justin Cooke April 12, 2017
WES S03E06: Listing Your Business For Sale

WES S03E06: Listing Your Business For Sale

Where can you go if you’d like to list your online business for sale? What are the pros and cons […]

Justin Cooke March 22, 2017
WES S03E05: Required Documentation To Sell Your Online Business

WES S03E05: Required Documentation To Sell Your Online Business

So you’re looking to sell your online business and it’s getting down to the wire. You started the business off […]

Justin Cooke February 23, 2017
WES S03E04: Preparing To Sell Your Online Business (Part 2)

WES S03E04: Preparing To Sell Your Online Business (Part 2)

In last week’s Part 1 of this 2-part series, we looked at the preliminary steps you’d want to take if […]

Justin Cooke February 15, 2017
WES S03E03: Preparing To Sell Your Online Business (Part 1)

WES S03E03: Preparing To Sell Your Online Business (Part 1)

What are the exact steps you need to take if you want to sell your online business? That’s the question […]

Justin Cooke February 8, 2017
WES S03E02: The Best Time To Sell Your Online Business (Reasons Why People Sell)

WES S03E02: The Best Time To Sell Your Online Business (Reasons Why People Sell)

What are the REAL reasons people sell their online businesses? Sure, most of them say it’s because they’re going to […]

Justin Cooke February 1, 2017
WES S03E01: Introduction To Selling An Online Business

WES S03E01: Introduction To Selling An Online Business

We’re back! Welcome to Season 3 of the Web Equity Show. In this season we’re going to walk you through, […]

Justin Cooke January 26, 2017
WES S04E10: Your Questions Answered

WES S04E10: Your Questions Answered

We’ve come to the final episode of the fourth season of Web Equity Show. To wrap the season up, we’ve […]

Justin Cooke March 15, 2019
WES S04E09: Exiting Your Portfolio

WES S04E09: Exiting Your Portfolio

In the third season of the Web Equity Show, we talked all about selling your online business. This episode of […]

Justin Cooke January 10, 2019
WES S04E08: Growth Strategies

WES S04E08: Growth Strategies

Once you’ve purchased an online business, implementing certain strategies to grow and expand it become important. Whether you have a […]

Justin Cooke December 27, 2018
WES S04E07: Operating Structures

WES S04E07: Operating Structures

In this episode, we discuss the various operating structures we’ve dealt with during our experience running online businesses and portfolios […]

Justin Cooke December 24, 2018
WES S04E06: Funding Structures

WES S04E06: Funding Structures

As you continue to grow/expand your online business, you may want to consider the ways in which you can best bring […]

Justin Cooke December 11, 2018
WES S04E05: Hiring Your Team

WES S04E05: Hiring Your Team

Hiring well becomes critically important as you grow/expand your online business. We’ve hired hundreds of people in the US and […]

Justin Cooke November 28, 2018
WES S04E04: Due Diligence Tips

WES S04E04: Due Diligence Tips

Due diligence is a tricky beast. It’s easy to pick up the basics but can take years to master. We […]

Justin Cooke November 21, 2018
WES S04E03: Finding 7 & 8 Figure Deals

WES S04E03: Finding 7 & 8 Figure Deals

Where can you go to find quality 7-8 figure deals? You’ll find some 7-figure deals with the brokers, yes, but […]

Justin Cooke November 8, 2018
WES S04E02: Comparing 6, 7, and 8 Figure Deals

WES S04E02: Comparing 6, 7, and 8 Figure Deals

The industry has seen a tremendous amount of growth in the past few years, with larger and larger deals being […]

Justin Cooke October 25, 2018
WES S04E01: Intro To Portfolio Investments

WES S04E01: Intro To Portfolio Investments

We’re back with Season 4 of the Web Equity Show! Both Ace and I have spent the last year off […]

Justin Cooke October 17, 2018
WES S05E12: Success

WES S05E12: Success

In the final episode for this season, Ace and I cover some of the traits that successful buyers have in […]

Justin Cooke May 29, 2020
WES S05E11: Perseverance

WES S05E11: Perseverance

In this episode, Ace and I talk about why perseverance is an essential characteristic to have and what that looks […]

Justin Cooke May 22, 2020
WES S05E10: Ideal Clients

WES S05E10: Ideal Clients

In this episode, Ace and I talk about how to identify your ideal client and how to work with clients […]

Justin Cooke May 15, 2020
WES S05E09: Diligence

WES S05E09: Diligence

In this episode, Ace and I talk about how due diligence will change in 2020 and beyond as a result […]

Justin Cooke May 8, 2020
WES S05E08: Remote Work

WES S05E08: Remote Work

In this episode, Ace and I go in depth about why working remotely could be the right move for your […]

Justin Cooke May 1, 2020
WES S05E07: Questions

WES S05E07: Questions

In this episode, Ace and I discuss current events and how some of the largest organizations in the world are […]

Justin Cooke April 24, 2020
WES S05E06: Motivation

WES S05E06: Motivation

In this episode, Ace and I discuss what motivates us as individuals, what keeps our teams going, and how to […]

Justin Cooke April 17, 2020
WES S05E05: Paradigm Shifts

WES S05E05: Paradigm Shifts

In this episode, Ace and I discuss the changes business owners will experience due to the COVID-19 virus, as well […]

Justin Cooke April 10, 2020
WES S05E04: Uncertainty – 4.3.2020

WES S05E04: Uncertainty – 4.3.2020

In this episode, Justin and Ace discuss the current economic situation, what they have been noticing as far as shifts in […]

Justin Cooke April 3, 2020
WES S05E03: Opportunities – 4.1.2020

WES S05E03: Opportunities – 4.1.2020

In this episode, Justin and Ace discuss some online market updates and trend predictions as well as some online business […]

Justin Cooke April 1, 2020
WES S05E02: Risk – 3.25.2020

WES S05E02: Risk – 3.25.2020

In this episode, Justin and Ace discuss the current market trends both online and offline as well as some of […]

Justin Cooke March 25, 2020
WES S05E01: Catching Up – 3.10.2020

WES S05E01: Catching Up – 3.10.2020

In this episode, Justin and Ace discuss the various options available when gathering a pool of investors, and managing the […]

Justin Cooke March 19, 2020

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