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I am very positive people are willing to pay for it because they already do and at a rate a lot more than $50/month. Just not in my country. Up until recently, this method was not possible due to regulations in the U.S. I have a lot of people I know and acquaintances interested in the product. I don't want to give up what I am working on in online forums because I don't want to give anyone the chance to catch up.Good on ya.
Though it might have made more sense not to waste time programming and coding.
Just do the work manually and PROVE there's a demand for the product and service, prove people are willing to pay $50/month to get access to the scraped info.
And just scrape the info/data manually or with scrapebox and post it on your website.
Once you've proven there's a demand for it, then you could hire a programmer or do the programming yourself (If you're a coder).
Other than that, good on ya. Keep at it.
Perhaps. I wouldn't say the profits get smaller with more people but it is possible somewhat. If my ultimate goal is a large sellout wouldn't the lower subscriber business model limit my ultimate goal?I think I understood what's your product. Let's just say that it'll guarantee to your subscribers a small profit everyday.
Of course I'm not disclosing it to anyone to protect your business. BUT
I really would limit the number of subscribers and also raise the price.
The reason is that as soon as you add customers, the profit they get becomes smaller and smaller.
(Also you raise the risk to acquire a member who just resell the profitable data.)
You can make it a long lasting business if your customers are happyPerhaps. I wouldn't say the profits get smaller with more people but it is possible somewhat. If my ultimate goal is a large sellout wouldn't the lower subscriber business model limit my ultimate goal?
That's actually really smart thanks for the suggestion man.You can make it a long lasting business if your customers are happy
But If the members, using the info you provide, have all the same behavior they probably get banned very soon
I would round the data you provide them. Or even randomize a little for each member.
The ROI for them is slightly lower, but they aren't using all the same exact value. And don t lose their accounts.
-What appears to be a trivial problem matching up similar data from different websites is actually quite complex. For example, it is hard for a computer to understand that AAPL is referring to Apple if you can't pre-generate lists that tell it that AAPL is Apple. I am working with different libraries but it is a difficult problem to solve. I have been working on it for the past few days.
I just checked it out and they are not in there but I pretty much figured out the APIs using Chrome Dev tools by myself so I am good there. A couple of the websites share the same API but most do not and those are the comparisons I am talking about. But thanks for the suggestion!Did you already search on programmableweb.com for (existing but unofficial/undisclosed APIs) for the websites you're querying? Maybe you can find out at least one identifier for the many items you're comparing which is common across the platforms?
I am still alive!Hey, any update? How go things?
If you have no sales you have no evidence this is a good idea since you are unwilling to pre-sell, create a minimum viable product, or run ads to something that isn't ready yet, or even get feedback on the site.
In a business sense, you are trying to walk 10 dogs without leashes, trying to dig sand with a butter knife, trying to type with your nose, or whatever analogy describes inefficient and likely futile actions.
You need to get sales. You need to get people to give a f*ck. You need attention. You need feedback from actual customers. You need subscribers.
Imagine you want to date some girl. Would you plan out your life together, plan out the first 15 dates, plan out every little detail and spend a year doing this all before you even go ask her out to see if she's interested? That's what you're doing right now. Instead, you should ask them out FIRST. Because if there is no interest, you're absolutely wasting your time.
Get some sales. Get some subscribers. Get some attention. Get an audience. Run some ads.
I'm starting a subscription website as well. Its my 2nd business. My primary business pays the bills.
Guess how I'm starting it?
A $50 theme, repurposed to fit my needs.
Buying a directory list of contacts for $79
Sending out an ad campaign to thousands of people.
IF it works, I'll pursue it. If nobody gives a f*ck and I realize it was not an idea that people cared about, I would scrap it.
You are going to be much too deep into this thing to turn back without having some serious emotional trauma since you're investing so much into something with 0 market validation.
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