Funerals, Insurance, Coffee, and Royal Thrones with Bill McClure

The art of the deal is the name of the game, and today’s podcast guest has made a name for himself across varying industries for nearly 40-plus years, spanning from the industrial to the information age.

From funerals to insurance to flowers to coffee to search marketing and more, Bill McClure is certainly not shy when it comes to assessing and initiating deals — the good, the bad, and ugly.

In this episode, Bill shares how he exited multiple family businesses to become an investor and eventually a domain investor. We discuss how each business deal kept circling back to domain names, include the story of how he sold the company to FTD in the early 2000s.

Bill also highlights the invaluable relationships realized along his journey and how they helped shape his domain buying habits and tendencies dating back to the mid-1990s.

And finally, as if Bill needed one more thing to do, Bill shares about his venture and spills the beans about how he and his partners are conquering the world of portable restrooms with high-end products and services branded as Royal Thrones.

This interview is truly one-of-a-kind. Hit play and journey with Bill McClure and he takes us down the winding path of deal-making. Enjoy!


Written by Alvin Brown
He's an experienced and passionate serial entrepreneur, founder and publisher of Kickstart Commerce. Alvin possesses a great love for startups dominating their market using profitable digital strategies for greater commerce.