Building and Selling a Niche Website From Scratch

Taking you step by step through the process. From finding a great niche, making your first sale, upto selling your site.
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

Here's My Promise: In this course, i am not going to waste your time.

Over the last year i have built and sold a website (this one) with an initial startup capital of roughly $70, that has grossed over $60,000. It has taught me how to REALLY make money online. None of the bullshit nonsense that you find in 99.9% of the 'make money online' articles out there. No. But how to come up with an idea that's viable and turn that into a website that gets people to actually pull out their credit cards and pay you for what you have created. That's what i've learned. And in plain simple, and sometimes playful english. That is what i will be teaching you to do.

After selling my website, i wanted to share some insights with those few people who were in the same position as me when i started (i.e. broke and without any ideas), to gain some motivation and tactics that they could use to move forward.

Here is where i did that, on reddit: Link. (I'm LeoPantero.)

It ended up becoming an extremely popular thread and is ultimately what led to the creation of this course.

In it, i hope to be as honest and as helpful as possible.

I will share the real, nose to the grindstone tactics that allowed me to build my business, such as - why i would i never hire a web designer who wears sunglasses in his/her profile pictures (funny, but true!), how i managed to grow my site to consistently high levels of traffic (up to 20,000 targeted visitors a month) without spending a penny on advertising and how i managed to get designs that should have cost me $2,000+ for less than $300.

These are the kinds of real world tactics that i will share.

I will also talk about the mental side of entrepreneurship and how you can overcome the most common roadblocks to achieving your goals. There are so many mental hurdles to overcome in order to be able to create a successful website, that i make sure to discuss this throughout the course.

My goal is ultimately, to help you get your website up and profitable, as best as i know how. With realistic and truthful knowledge.

I really hope that you benefit from it, and manage to build and (maybe) sell a profitable website as a result!

Enjoy the course!

Tapha

What are the requirements?

  • A Basic Understanding of The Web
  • A Deep Desire To Succeed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will understand how to find a PROFITABLE and sustainable niche idea.
  • You will know how to execute on an idea in the most efficient and cost effective way.
  • You will learn how to effectively market your idea, and learn how make people actually want to pull out their credit cards and pay you.
  • You will learn how to manage yourself in terms of keeping your progress moving forward despite how you feel at any given moment. "Motivation" will no longer be an issue.

What is the target audience?

  • entrepreneurs
  • web developers
  • web designers
  • online marketers
  • wantrepreneurs in denial

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Who Am I?
Preview
04:50
Overview
04:17
Your Motivation
05:17
Principles Vs. Tactics
02:45
The Best Mentality To Have While Building A Website: Runners High
02:30
Section 2: Finding a Profitable Niche
Overview
02:39
09:33

Link to the 'Coming up with great ideas' article.

Great Niche Site Examples, And How I Came Up With Mine
04:57
How To Decide Which Niche To Pursue
03:53
Section 3: Building Your Website
Overview
06:41
Your First Steps To Building A Website
06:07
Getting To Something ‘Real’, Quickly: Using Open Source/Third Party Software
Preview
02:36
Finding Exceptional Freelancers: For When You Do Need Custom Work
Preview
03:37
How To Work With A Freelancer
06:24
Launching Your Website
01:14
Hosting and Other Useful Website Tools
03:48
Section 4: Niche Marketing: Getting Your First Few Customers
Overview
03:35
02:48

Marketing Resources

Finding The Pockets Of Opportunity: 80/20 Marketing
02:20
05:03

The blog post that i mentioned having written about guest posting, and how to do it.

How To Really Do Email
03:43
How To Find And Create Profitable Partnerships
04:08
Achieving Growth With Affiliates
02:32
Optimising Your Marketing Efforts: The Importance Of Focus
01:53
Section 5: Generating Sales: How To Get People To Pull Out Their Credit Cards
10:41

The Brain Audit - Book

The Brain Audit - Summary

Identifying Your Target Customer
03:59
Identifying The Problem For Your Customer
03:27
04:05

Mindvalley Video

Asking For The Sale: The Buying Experience On Your Website
05:34
Dealing With Objections
03:40
Reducing The Risk For The Customer: Very Important
02:51
Using Testimonials To Ease The Customers Mind: Social Proof
04:01
Positioning Your Offering Uniquely
02:26
Optimising Your Sales Efforts: A/B Testing and Other Useful Methods
02:01
Section 6: Improving Your Site: Achieving Growth
Overview
02:35
Adopting A Growth Hacking Mindset
03:28
Why You Should Not Be Afraid To Change Things
02:39
Improving The User Experience
03:15
Coming Up With Growth Hacking Tactics
02:35
Section 7: Selling Your Website
Overview
02:41
Using An Auction Marketplace vs. Going With A Broker
06:00
Preparing Your Website For Sale
04:04
02:03

Link To Website Listing

Link To The Brain Audit

Listing Your Site For Sale
02:41
Dealing With Buyers: A Crash Course
03:05
Tactics For Increasing Your Site Sale Price
04:01
Once The Sale Closes: A Checklist
04:42
Section 8: Outro: Good Luck
00:24

My email: tapha[at]taphamedia[dot]com. I look forward to hearing from you.

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Instructor Biography

Tapha Ngum, Entrepreneur

23 Year Old Entrepreneur from London, England.

Currently working on: BootstrapTemplates.io

I build and sell websites for a living. Most recently this: MyAppTemplates.com.

A lot of great info about this was shared here: Reddit Thread.

As a result of the interest generated from the above thread, i decided to create a udemy course to help share and teach others what i've learned.

I enjoy learning and when i've learned enough to share (and have proven it), teaching. :)

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