The Portfolio Episode 04 – WE BOUGHT A SITE: How to Handle Website Migration & Emotions

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We did it!

With our due diligence, we scored a great buy for a site that we’re adding to our portfolio project and we’re excited to share our experience. 

In this episode of The Portfolio series, we cover the process of buying a site, how we made sure that we set expectations right, and how we covered our bases while we deal with our own emotions. Join me and my co-host Charley as we bring you some crucial points that will help you prepare for your next website project. 

This is an episode you won’t want to miss!

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Episode Highlights:

  1. How we ended up with the site we bought [02:09]
  2. The latest in our portfolio’s parenting niche [5:11]
  3. Talking numbers in our latest website purchase [08:32]
  4. Using escrow service vs. paying straight up [11:41]
  5. Laying down the terms and taking charge of the migration process [13:07]
  6. The slow and painful process of transferring a domain [18:54]
  7. Why you absolutely have to double-check everything [21:17]
  8. Asking the hosting company to verify the process helps a lot [25:02]
  9. Covering your bases includes having adequate support and external verification [27:20]

About The Co-Host:

Charley Valher is the Chief Podcast Officer of Valher Media, a company that helps business owners scale their businesses and get more profit through podcasting. He is also the host of The Business of Podcasting, a podcast that aims to give podcasters the nitty-gritty of podcasting.

You can connect with Charley via Facebook and YouTube.

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