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Andrew Hazen’s Bobblehead Company: “Sales Near $10M”


I've written about Andrew Hazen's successful business ventures a few times before. I've met Andrew a few times at domain industry events, and I've been following him on Twitter. He is an attorney and a successful Internet entrepreneur.

This morning, Newday, a Long Island publication, reported on another one of Andrew's startup companies, According to the article, the "Hicksville firm's bobblehead sales near $10M." This is pretty substantial revenue and growth, especially considering how the company started.

There are at least two domain investors who have grown strong businesses in the bobblehead business. Warren Royal founded after acquiring the domain name via auction, and he has also done quite well with his company. I don't have any idea what his sales numbers are, but every time I speak with him, it seems like his business is growing.

I guess a good lesson to learn is that while an exact match domain name can be extraordinarily beneficial to an entrepreneur with a good business plan, → Read More

Andrew Hazen Featured on Live It Up TV Show


I wanted to share Andrew Hazen's interview on the Live It Up TV show, which is on television on CBS on Saturday mornings. Hazen discusses his successful exit from Prime Visibility and his becoming an angel investor. Hazen is founder of Angel Dough Ventures, a startup accelerator and angel investment company.

In addition to sharing information about his background, he also shared valuable information for people who are looking at companies like his for funding.

Check out the interview when you have a chance. I think (more…) → Read More From $17.6k Purchase to $50k/Month in Income


Andrew HazenAndrew Hazen is an Internet entrepreneur turned angel investor who founded Angel Dough Ventures. In 2011, Andrew's company, Prime Visibility, was acquired for $36 million in cash. Andrew has done well for himself, and I want to share an interesting tidbit I learned when reading an interview he did for New York Enterprise Report magazine.

Andrew spent nearly $20,000 on the domain name and he turned it into a big money maker. Here's what he had to say about the purchase and subsequent income: "Another bold decision was to purchase  for $17,600 in 2010 (yes .info, not .com). Sure enough, I was able to generate more than $50k a month in revenue from the site."

I reached out to Andrew, and I was able to learn a bit more about the domain name and its history. The domain name was acquired (more…) → Read More