Co-founder of FE International
Thomas Smale co-founded
FE International in 2010, growing the business with zero funds from scratch to a seven-figure-a-year business. Specializing in advising and brokering the sale of established websites and online businesses, FE International has completed over 400 transactions. Smale has been interviewed on podcasts, blogs and also spoken at a number of industry events on online businesses, exit strategy and selling businesses.
You'll need a lot of financial resources, plenty of products to sell -- and a website.
Business owners would be wise to develop a backup plan in order to adapt to any future changes Amazon makes.
As good as affiliate marketing sounds, be aware of the risks involved in running and building an affiliate business.
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Track and understand your customer's behavior. That's what's key.
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Google wants to put ads on your site and give you control. How cool is that?
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