Tales from a Decade of Flipping Websites

Ramon van Meer is the owner of AlphaPaw.com, an entrepreneur, and a self-described bootstrap founder of numerous businesses. He has a really cool story of immigrating from the Netherlands 12 years ago and pivoting to the internet marketing space, where he has self-financed his ventures and built some really amazing communities. 

We dive into so much in this episode, including how Ramon has been so successful doing something that very few have done in the eCommerce space: buying and selling websites. We also talk about how he has built communities (and then monetized those communities), how he is pivoting to overcome the challenges the pandemic has thrown his way, and what he would do differently if he ever decides to acquire another community.

You’ll learn:

  • How Ramon went from day trading to internet marketing. (3:20)
  • The biggest challenges that Ramon has faced when flipping websites. (7:00)
  • How he has built various communities. (14:30)
  • How he monetized his communities. (19:30)
  • The challenge with Facebook groups. (24:00)
  • What the last year has been like for Ramon and his business. (31:50)
  • What allows Ramon to compete in the dog food market. (37:00)
  • Lightning round with Ramon. (40:45)

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(With your host Andrew Youderian of eCommerceFuel.com and Ramon van Meer of AlphaPaw.com)


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