An early win for newbies?

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Newby survival often depends on getting just the smallest win early on in the process. Trouble is... most newbies are lead down the blogging/seo/authority/free traffic path which is mostly the kiss of death for them. I'd love some new thought here on newby friendly entry processes likely to give some early small wins in exchange for honest effort.
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  • Profile picture of the author GordonJ
    Originally Posted by Tradedog View Post

    Newby survival often depends on getting just the smallest win early on in the process. Trouble is... most newbies are lead down the blogging/seo/authority/free traffic path which is mostly the kiss of death for them. I'd love some new thought here on newby friendly entry processes likely to give some early small wins in exchange for honest effort.
    My very UNscientific research tells me most people QUIT because of lack of results.

    And it is one reason I'm "against" the tested and proven BUILD a list mantra we see every week here. Those who have TAKEN the time, spent the years, will tell you that is what you have to do, based on their experience. Truth? To them, yes it is.

    Real truth?

    There are no laws or regulations against fast, albeit small RESULTS.

    Newb friendly advice, take a small amount of time and OPEN your eyes.

    You could write or have written a simple little guide or hotsheet or cheatsheet and sell it for a few dollars, and have sales the same day.

    Several WARRIORS do this, have so-called "dime sales", and offer a small one page report or cheatsheet for 3 to 4 dollars. One person reported taking in over $4,000.00 in a month using this method combined with her back end AFFILIATE OFFERS.

    Who says you can't do the exact same thing?

    Step one, join some affiliate sites,like Warrior Plus, Clickbank, etc.

    Step two, find something you are interested in and know about, and google "cheatsheets" on the subject, and especially IMAGES, to give yourself an idea of what is out there.

    Step three, THINK about your knowledge and experience on the subject, maybe create a cheatsheet or guide for beginners.

    If it is something you do, or a skill you have, or experience, like playing chess even...you'll find groups of people doing it and that is great. Look for affiliate offers, something like PLAY CHESS LIKE A COMPUTER from Clickbank or WarriorPlus.

    Or run a WSO, or at the very least put it into your sig file, and get started.

    NO rules, no governors, no limits are placed on you except the ones you accept and agree to.

    There is no good reason a Newb can't have a small income in 30 days, IF they spend a little time with eyes wide open and see things as they are, not as some guy who spent 3 years doing it tells them THAT IS THE WAY it is done. Hogwash.

    Take off the brakes, do something to get quick results, you can sell your TV on craigslist (USA) in a couple of hours if you price it low enough.

    Likewise, you can offer quick down and dirty useful information to hungry crowds in a matter of hours. OR go ahead and spin the wheels until it is quitting time.

    I agree, FAST RESULTS are one of the best things a newbie could pursue.


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    • Profile picture of the author Tradedog
      Good answer - thanks Gordon. My advice to a newby would be the same. I would emphasise the importance of learning how to drive paid traffic - FB ads - quickly and wed them selves to the concept of paid traffic early. i.e.
      be in control of your own traffic. They could grab a Clickbank affiliate link and work on sending traffic there. I wish I'd been told that 3 years ago.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ralfs
    I would say that it's easier to start earning money giving some service in exchange for money.

    The more difficult path would be to try making passive income, which sounds great but it is much harder.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tradedog
    Good point
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  • Profile picture of the author otjcenter
    Every once in a while, you come across a tread that is specific simple and hitting the nail hard on. The head, this tread is one of those all you say is TRUE, quick wins builds confidence and inspire. All of which a newbie needs, I have seen people build a list and make money, by writing a report. Then run a free WSO, with a one time offer using PLR.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by Tradedog View Post

    Newby survival often depends on getting just the smallest win early on in the process. Trouble is... most newbies are lead down the blogging/seo/authority/free traffic path which is mostly the kiss of death for them. I'd love some new thought here on newby friendly entry processes likely to give some early small wins in exchange for honest effort.
    I think the other way to look at it is often people quit too early and give up too soon.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tradedog
    The quitters are always going to be quitters. They will never succeed. But there are plenty of hard working committed newbies who are putting in honest effort - but in the wrong places. And they are often told to do this by 'gurus' dispensing advice on how it was 10 years ago when you could start a blog and get it ranked organically without too much effort.

    Hey Everyone - Listen! This is how it works in 2018. You need a good product (yours or somebody elses) and you need a way to put it in front of the right people (people who need/want that product).
    And it DOES NOT MATTER how you do that. There are no rules!
    But be sure you have a great product that enough people out there want/need and be sure you know how and where to find those people.

    Get out there and do it.
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  • Profile picture of the author tagiscom
    Originally Posted by Tradedog View Post

    Newby survival often depends on getting just the smallest win early on in the process. Trouble is... most newbies are lead down the blogging/seo/authority/free traffic path which is mostly the kiss of death for them. I'd love some new thought here on newby friendly entry processes likely to give some early small wins in exchange for honest effort.
    If you want an early success, then fiverr is probably your best bet. Although from what l recently learned, they ONLY want people that will put in real effort. Resell PLR, and the like, and you won't last long, and adding recent changes, that site is geared more towards the Company doing well, and the vendors, putting on a brave face.

    But for an early win, or someone ordering your gig, it is a good place to start, albeit in a limited way.


    Originally Posted by Tradedog View Post

    Hey Everyone - Listen! This is how it works in 2018. You need a good product (yours or somebody elses) and you need a way to put it in front of the right people (people who need/want that product).
    And it DOES NOT MATTER how you do that. There are no rules!
    But be sure you have a great product that enough people out there want/need and be sure you know how and where to find those people.

    Get out there and do it.
    True, you could waste years on blogs, or sites, (l know that l did) but it is also true that free/organic traffic is possible, but it is a long, hard slog, for that possible win.

    As for products, also possible, but yet, long hard slog, for a win sometime?

    I created a piece of software, (well an indian co, did) that created the best "Construction Site" page possible. Did a WSO, here, got plenty of affilaites on board, etc, and it worked, but it didn't.

    Or it made me over 1k, profit, but most of that went to affiliates, and what was left, (a few hundred) profit to me, wasn't worth the 6 weeks of hard work to set it all up.

    Things like this play the odd,s, and over time you should be able to learn how to increase the odd,s, at least in theory.

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  • Profile picture of the author Kent Hopkins
    IMHO I believe most people give up because they can not seem to focus on one sold thing. e.g. 1) Building content, 2) Building an email list, 3) Building a sound product to sell, 4) building a strategy.

    Basically they give up because they can not focus on building. In other words WORK.

    They are so distracted from being inundated by a myriad of BS silver bullet magic pill "strategies" and "secrets" They keep bouncing and not focusing. I know, because I have done it myself in the past. It is something that all of us have done at one time or another when we were new to the IM game. When I first came over from direct mail, I couldn't get anything working. Just have to keep plugging away as they say.
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  • Profile picture of the author smartprofitmoney
    Originally Posted by Tradedog View Post

    Newby survival often depends on getting just the smallest win early on in the process. Trouble is... most newbies are lead down the blogging/seo/authority/free traffic path which is mostly the kiss of death for them. I'd love some new thought here on newby friendly entry processes likely to give some early small wins in exchange for honest effort.
    Hello,

    Mt thoughts are, it's not just because your a newbie, and you fall in the trap, the truth is, there is no fast process, in this real business, so just like any other business, you need things for a business to work, so this business requires many things to run.

    I think start building one thing first, custom blog, then add as you go, affiliate system, then create your own product, keep learning, most people start to make money after the big there things are made, newbie or not, this just takes time,

    People that have had web design or WordPress experience, seem to get things done faster, but it still takes time, if you build out everything I said, you could start making money in 3 months, but most people will not see a dollar for a year, or some even quit, so now you know, just start building,

    Hope this helps
    Thanks Rob.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tradedog
    While I do agree having a quality blog with organic traffic is valuable - my questions are:
    How long will it take to create?
    What are the chances of it succeeding?
    Would this time and effort not be better spent on actually 'opening a shop'?
    How many blogs does the IM market actually need?

    Look, if you're in some weird niche and there are some people out there interested in buying products in that niche then maybe yes. But if you're in anything mainstream like MMO think hard before you blog about it.

    If people see something they want - they buy it. They don't go looking for a bio on the person that created it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tradedog
    Besides which... there's a huge irony in advising people to write about a subject (assuming the MMO niche) they know nothing about. They could of course pick a niche where they have some expertise. That's obviously a better approach if a good depth of knowledge is present. But in most cases it is not.
    Newbies mostly want to make money online to get out of a boring and low paid day job and most people are experts at nothing (lucrative) anyway.

    My advice to a newbie today would be to invest a little time and money in an education in paid promotion. I would choose FB ads or Bing PPC.and find a reputable course.Then grab an affiliate product from ClickBank and proceed with a very cautious paid promotion.All this could be done for well under $1000.

    They must also establish relationships online with experienced marketers as well as find the best free content online to supplement their education.

    I would also invest in a good tool to 'spy' on successful online ads and model there own ads on these. This is massively effective.
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    • Profile picture of the author Tradedog
      Sorry... 'their' not there above.
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