How to tell if your website or business is more likely to attract an investor

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How to tell if your website or business is more likely to attract an investor

Whenever you start a business or website, you may think you will need an investor to come on board and help a few different ways but mainly to give you money so you can speed up your success.  Now, most companies who apply or pitch to investors never get called back, and there are a few good reasons for that.  Most of the time, the company you're pitching won't be worth the investor's time because you did not do your homework, and there are thousands of others just like yours.  

Below are a few things you should think about if you ever want to entice an investor to come on board and help out your business.

Do you have something truly unique?
One of the first things an investor will think about is if your business is truly unique.  They want to see if you have patents, something proprietary that can be patented, or if you're in the early stages of something great that has plenty of room to grow.

If you think you're going to set up an SEO business, automotive shop, craft shop, Web design business, etc. and get on an investor's radar, you're wrong.  You need to have something that is truly unique or at least something that cracks the mold if you want to catch anyone's attention.

Is your product or service a game-changer?
Like I mentioned above, cracking the mold is something an investor is always intrigued about, and if you have something that could be a game-changer, then you'll get people from all over wanting to invest.  I'm not saying you have to reinvent the wheel, but you should have something that not many others do, and you will see investors start contacting you lol.

I'm a big fan of the show Shark Tank, and they always invest in small products that aren't necessarily new but they have slightly different functions than what they were originally created for.  One of the investments was for a dish scrubbing sponge that was in the shape of a smiley face.  Yes, something that simple was able to grow into a $100,000,000+ company in a relatively short amount of time because they were slightly different and cracked into the market due to a shark investing in them.

Do you already have some sales coming in?
If you only have a proof of concept, something physical that you haven't sold yet, you may not get many investors on board.  Now, if you have some sales coming in already and those customers are recurring, you will open up plenty of doors to investors who will be willing to explode your growth.

Can the big name brands crush you easily?
One thing an investor will look into is if a big box store or company can produce their own product like yours and push you out of the market.  These companies have hundreds of millions they can spend on production, so a trademark or patent will definitely come into play here.  If you have a patent on how your product works, you could do a licensing deal with a big box store and watch your profits roll in, but you can also lock up the market and sue others who try to rip off your idea.

Final Thoughts
Getting the attention of an investor is the hardest thing you'll have to do, the rest of the work is convincing them their money will safely grow with your business, and then getting them to write you a check lol.  You need to have some sort of proof that you can bring in money and grow exponentially if you want to entice an investor to come on board with your company and help it grow.

Thanks for reading!

- Tommy Carey


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I like your article in such a way that I would like to have this article on my post.

Did you know Sir, for any website or business, if you would like to grow faster, you must have enough funds to force a visitor first by organic or by advertising method?

On seoclerks I don't even understand why buyers or sellers buy and sell their service at a very cheap price.

I would like to tell my experience on SEO clerks.

A buyer messages me can you provide traffic from google, yahoo, bing and I need 20,000 visitors per day for 30 days including conversion or results. Can you?

My reply:- Sorry I cannot but wait I can give you daily 10-15 visitors from google, yahoo, and bing for 30 days and it will have cost around $150 - $ $200 or maybe more and I said buyer please upload your website for investigation and I came to know that website has all Amazon and Aliexpress products on it.

Then I said to the buyer; you will get only 10 visitors per day from all leading search engines for 30 days.

Then that buyer said to me.

I don't want to buy from you when others seller is providing $1 = 10,000 visitor for 30 days.

I said to the buyer "they are all talented sellers and I am not talented.

What is the moral of the converssation>?
If I say to the buyer you have a shopping site and it cost per click from US, Canada $29 per click from Google. then that buyer might be thinking I am selling my service for profits. ( I message too )

Who is going to believe PPC costs me $19-$29 per clicks for a simple shopping site.?

Next, I said to the buyer...

I text to the buyer and said if Google can provide $1 = 10,000 Visitors to your Shopping site definitely I will give you FREE Traffic or I will charge $1 for 10,000 ( Just Ask Google or Facebook )

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