Why you Fail in internet Marketing

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Well, i loved to write a post to see your suggestions and give an answer to people who fail in internet marketing.
In my opinion we fail because we don't focus on one traffic source to master it first then jump to another, we buy product after product before we take action on it. if you are trying to follow Ten rabbits how many are you going to catch? all of them?.....Only one
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  • Profile picture of the author MsHeart
    I have never had problems with buying a product after product, I never buy any of them. My problem is that I'm not consistent and I have too many ideas that I always want to implement at once. That's why I have a million projects going on at once and none of them really work.

    Recently I decided to toss away all but one, let's see how it goes.
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  • Profile picture of the author Cosmit
    Originally Posted by surfer30 View Post

    Well, i loved to write a post to see your suggestions and give an answer to people who fail in internet marketing.
    In my opinion we fail because we don't focus on one traffic source to master it first then jump to another, we buy product after product before we take action on it. if you are trying to follow Ten rabbits how many are you going to catch? all of them?.....Only one
    there is no rabbit, it's a magic trick
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  • Profile picture of the author Robert999
    Originally Posted by surfer30 View Post

    Well, i loved to write a post to see your suggestions and give an answer to people who fail in internet marketing.
    In my opinion we fail because we don't focus on one traffic source to master it first then jump to another, we buy product after product before we take action on it. if you are trying to follow Ten rabbits how many are you going to catch? all of them?.....Only one
    The main reason of failure is lack of consistency. I believe that even a single way of making money online, like from clickbank, is enough for anyone to earn full time income. But when we search "methods to earn money online" we get a list of ways, and most of them try to implement all of them in the same time. This creates problem because we cannot focus on one project and as a result cannot see the results.

    Simple rule is: Select one valid and proven way of making money online, master it and stick with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author wesleywinter
    Lack of focus...

    Inconsistency...

    Jumping from product to product (Shiny Object Syndrome)...

    Buying into push button / 1 hour a day will get you rich type systems...

    .. and the list goes on!

    It obviously isn't easy to make anything work online. It takes a lot of hard work, dedication and consistent work to produce results.

    Unfortunately most beginning marketers see "Beaches" and "Mansions" but fail to realize all of the hard work and stress that comes before that.

    Stick to one method that is proven to work.. Master that method and keep chugging along until you see results..

    Track your progress.. Track everything you do!

    Become knowledgeable in the field you want to get into, but don't get caught up reading and doing nothing else. You can literally learn everything about a certain system and get no where if you are not taking action.

    Just get out there, get something going and try it out!
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  • Profile picture of the author ConnorMRR
    Some really good points, and I agree that it really is down to being focused and sticking to each project until the end. I was guilty of wasting two years trying to "diversify" and in the end it cost me time and money, until I told myself to stop.
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  • Profile picture of the author SteveSki
    Originally Posted by surfer30 View Post

    Well, i loved to write a post to see your suggestions and give an answer to people who fail in internet marketing.
    In my opinion we fail because we don't focus on one traffic source to master it first then jump to another, we buy product after product before we take action on it. if you are trying to follow Ten rabbits how many are you going to catch? all of them?.....Only one
    If you are in Network Marketing and others are succeeding with your Company, Products and Compensation Plan then chances are you simply lack a couple of Key Networking Skills.

    I can tell you lack these essential skills (chances are no one taught them to you) and you think Selling and Internet Marketing are the way to go.

    The Attraction Marketing Rage is full of BS. Getting traffic is very, very simple but most people make a big mistake thinking "It can't be so simple" so instead of following a proven but boring (due to the repetition) system they spin their wheels trying to build the IM equivalent of a better mouse trap when all they really need is a cheap trap and good bait.

    If you really want to learn the simple (but not always easy) skills to become a Network Marketing Professional let me know and I can PM you some free generic training video's.

    I'm not about to give the content away to the general public by posting the links on the forum. I normally reserve these for my personal team members and wait until they are very desperate and about to give up on their dreams. Only then will most people empty their mind and become open enough to learn and use these simple skills.

    Cheers,
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  • Profile picture of the author steve-saunders
    I think a big reason for failure is failing to take action - you need to do something, and keep doing it. Thats helping me anyway !
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
    In my opinion there's only one reason why people fail at IM.

    (They give up too soon.)

    Success is 100% guaranteed providing that you keep taking action. That's not to say that you won't experience any "failure" or (as Napoleon Hill put it) "temporary defeat." However that's all part of the process of succeeding.

    When you learn something from "failure" you're another step closer to accomplishing your goal(s).

    Recently Mark Zuckerberg (who co-founded Facebook) hosted an "Ask me anything session". And when someone asked him "What's the most important secret of success …" He simply replied:

    "Don't give up."

    All of the "reasons" why people don't succeed can be solved by continuing to keep taking positive action.

    And if you keep doing that, as sure as night follows day, you will be successful.
    : )
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  • Profile picture of the author surfer30
    Great tips, Thnaks Guys, different opinions but all of them are really positive and motivated. We also keep learning and learning to have the right Mindset. then take action
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    • Profile picture of the author savidge4
      As I see it.. traffic is the #1 failure. how many times do we read I built this and had 10 visitors last month. Or we read. that product sucked.. I couldn't sell it... or better yet. I think all the traffic that place sent me was bot traffic.

      Getting traffic across a site is only half the battle. getting targeted traffic, is the other half.

      I think once you can A) get traffic basically on demand and B) get targeted traffic there is no such thing as failure. In the IM world success is measured based on the fact that you make $100 or more a month. That gives you an idea how bad most Internet Marketers are.

      The reality is traffic is work. It doesn't matter if you choose to get traffic through SEO or PPC or SOCIAL or any other method you can think of. You have to put in the work.

      All of these methods require a bit of knowledge and experience. All of them require an amount of self education. All of them require trial and error. You are not going to get it right the first time out of the box.

      PPC alone. I know what I am doing and there is still a testing process involved with each and every campaign. - EACH and EVERY one. it is NOT a set it and forget it type of thing. Its WORK to make PPC convert - let alone make it convert in double digits.

      I say pick one method, and learn everything you can. Try all kinds of ideas and techniques. figure out what works for YOU. and understand in all cases it will take time, and you wont make $2000 by the end of the week. There will come a time when that could happen, but not if you cant control traffic!
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  • Profile picture of the author icoachu
    Being set in your ways...

    You can't approach online marketing and niche marketing with the mindset of 'Been there, done that...'

    Sadly, too many people sabotage themselves this way.
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  • Profile picture of the author Azwan Asban
    as other members mention #Traffic is the key to generate a sales. without traffic no one will buy any from you. You have product but who will see it?
    Why you fail? because you don't' do any.

    "When you don't do anything you get nothing" ..
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  • Profile picture of the author maxweb
    I agree with those who work only with a product and focuses on bringing traffic only on that product, if it does not work then you switch to another, never more than one at a time.
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  • Profile picture of the author himanuzo
    Winner never quit. Quitter never win. This is reason why most folks failed the internet marketing.
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  • Profile picture of the author forthright
    no patience. no cushion. no direction. and no depth to decision making. Like any other business venture you will go places a lot faster with money to play with and patience. Start you online business while you have a day job. then you hobby becomes your job. This cushion and lack of pressure will do wonders for confidence and success.
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  • Profile picture of the author BryanLucas
    I think there are many reasons available because of which Internet Marketing fail. First reason is that Marketing in the Internet enviornment required different approach means we cant depend on old strategies we have to follow new trends. Secondly Search Engine Optimization should not be a choice it should be required because inorder to seen on search engine result SEO is required.


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  • Profile picture of the author winnermarketing
    The key of IM are Two: Traffic & conversions.

    Let's speak about conversions: after you choose a good product you must optimaze your pages
    for attract your visitor.

    Traffic: I agree with you: Is neccesary you master at least one of the most important traffic source.

    Another important element is perseverance:
    after have defined your goals you must study and until you see results.
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  • Profile picture of the author vojohn33
    never really committing enough to see change. As a personal fitness trainer, I often see people give up a fat loss or muscle building goal before they get results. Everyone wants results and they want them quick, almost instantaneously. It's hard to continue on while not seeing much progress and I feel that it transfers very well into IM as well. People often try something, work at it for a little bit without seeing much results and end up giving up, then coming back a few months later. It's a viscous cycle of on and off. In the time spent between spurts, if they kept consistent at it, they would have much more results. I think that's the biggest reason why people fail at IM.
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  • Profile picture of the author wgrogers
    Originally Posted by surfer30 View Post

    Well, i loved to write a post to see your suggestions and give an answer to people who fail in internet marketing.
    In my opinion we fail because we don't focus on one traffic source to master it first then jump to another, we buy product after product before we take action on it. if you are trying to follow Ten rabbits how many are you going to catch? all of them?.....Only one
    They Key is really not ''TRAFFIC SOURCE'' its more about ''FUNNEL''

    Traffic vs funnel

    you need a funnel
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  • Profile picture of the author fernelis2009
    We fail because we give up
    We fail because we donĀ“t take action
    We fail because we are lazy
    We fail because got overwhelmed with tons of information and products
    We fail becasue we are missing a piece of information
    We fail because we are afraid to fail

    The only way to succed is keep moving forward no matter how many times we fail.
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  • I think many on this forum believe that there is a magic system, that only the top internet marketers are aware of. So the newbies keep buying and buying more products searching for the magic product.

    The magic product is actually just taking action on a focused marketing plan.
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  • Profile picture of the author namehero
    Originally Posted by surfer30 View Post

    Well, i loved to write a post to see your suggestions and give an answer to people who fail in internet marketing.
    In my opinion we fail because we don't focus on one traffic source to master it first then jump to another, we buy product after product before we take action on it. if you are trying to follow Ten rabbits how many are you going to catch? all of them?.....Only one
    People fail because they all want the easy route.

    Magic Traffic Source -> Offer -> Overnight Millions

    If you're just running campaigns for other companies the deck of card is stacked against you. One change to their page or flow can cause your ROI to go down the drain. Then you spend the whole next month trying to recoup the losses with another campaign.

    It'll always be a crazy rat race unless you actually own the properties you're promoting and have full control from landing page to payout.
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