Mark Daoust | Founding & Scaling a Business Brokerage for Online Businesses

Mark Daoust is the President, CEO, and Founder of Quiet Light Brokerage; a business brokerage that helps with the sale and acquisition of online business, websites, and more.

In this episode we’re talking about how Mark built a website to 200,000+ subscribers and then selling it, how to buy and sell business, what makes a business attractive to a buyer, and more.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Mark’s First Introduction to the Online Business Space
  • The Catalyst to Mark Becoming “Professional Unemployed”
  • The Strategies Mark Used in the Early Days of His Business That are Frowned Upon Today
  • How Mark Built His Email List up to 200,000+ Subscribers
  • Why Mark Decided to Sell His First Company
  • The Various Businesses Mark’s Bought and Sold Over the Years
  • Mark’s Experience Owning and Operating a Dating Website
  • How Mark Overcame His Block Around Hiring a Team; Including Joe Valli
  • Why Traditional Business Aren’t as Successful at Buying and Selling Businesses as Entrepreneurs
  • The Major Role Network Plays in Mark’s Business
  • The Main Piece of Advice Mark Gives Potential Buyers
  • The Four Pillars of What Determines the Value of a Business
  • Who Mark Thanks for His Success

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