Time is counting down, Christmas is almost here..

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Is anyone ready or getting ready to make money from Christmas?
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  • Profile picture of the author agmccall
    To make money at christmas you need to get ready by August, September at the latest

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    • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
      Originally Posted by agmccall View Post

      To make money at christmas you need to get ready by August, September at the latest

      al
      Ideally yes. I've seen people start much later and still rake up a ton of extra cash.
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      • Profile picture of the author myob
        For some marketers, the countdown began just after last Christmas.
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        • Profile picture of the author irawr
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          I think it's a little too early to start blasting my lists with gift ideas.

          BUT SOON.

          This season is ridiculous, apparently Christmas wasn't enough so marketers created black Friday and new years sales to triple up.

          Originally Posted by agmccall View Post

          To make money at christmas you need to get ready by August, September at the latest
          That's pretty pessimistic, you could buy ads and start an email list the day before. If you mean SEO, I still think it's worth it to start new sites now, you can surely build up some rankings by then, it might not be great but you'll make money.
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          • Profile picture of the author agmccall
            Originally Posted by irawr View Post




            That's pretty pessimistic, you could buy ads and start an email list the day before. If you mean SEO, I still think it's worth it to start new sites now, you can surely build up some rankings by then, it might not be great but you'll make money.
            It is not pessimistic, it is reality. What you are talking about is reacting to the fact that Christmas is around the corner, not getting ready for the holiday sales. Getting ready means researching what will be the hot sellers this year, writing articles/reviews for your site, making header graphics for your site and social media pages, and the list goes on.

            What you say is true. I can throw up a site in a few hours and start sending paid advertising at it anytime I want, but that is not getting ready, it is like I said...reacting

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            • Profile picture of the author RS3RS
              Originally Posted by agmccall View Post

              It is not pessimistic, it is reality. What you are talking about is reacting to the fact that Christmas is around the corner, not getting ready for the holiday sales. Getting ready means researching what will be the hot sellers this year, writing articles/reviews for your site, making header graphics for your site and social media pages, and the list goes on.

              What you say is true. I can throw up a site in a few hours and start sending paid advertising at it anytime I want, but that is not getting ready, it is like I said...reacting

              al
              Yup. To be planning on making money from the Christmas rush, I would have begun no later than July.
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            • Profile picture of the author irawr
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              Originally Posted by agmccall View Post

              It is not pessimistic, it is reality. What you are talking about is reacting to the fact that Christmas is around the corner, not getting ready for the holiday sales. Getting ready means researching what will be the hot sellers this year, writing articles/reviews for your site, making header graphics for your site and social media pages, and the list goes on.

              What you say is true. I can throw up a site in a few hours and start sending paid advertising at it anytime I want, but that is not getting ready, it is like I said...reacting

              al
              I love how my post where I posted KW data about a Christmas related niche site I could rank on in 1 week got deleted.

              I can have all of things you're describing outsourced and done by the end of the week. I could get 30 niche sites built and ranking before Christmas as well. You seem to be saying "well if you're not already prepared then it's not worth reacting." To be completely fair about this, if you wanted maximum earnings, well then I think you're years behind in preparation. Obviously you should be digging up the past 10-15 years of data and figuring out what's going to work from that information while appending this years data.

              Why you're even hinting that "it's too late" I have no idea. Is this an attempt to demotivate or defeat people? It's not going to work on me for sure. I'm about to launch 30 sites just to prove a point to myself.
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          • Profile picture of the author myob
            Originally Posted by irawr View Post

            This season is ridiculous, apparently Christmas wasn't enough so marketers created black Friday and new years sales to triple up.
            People spend ridiculous amounts of money particularly during holidays. It's not too early to begin working on next year's Super Bowl week, Valentines Day, Mothers' Day, Fathers' Day, Back to School, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. And the grandaddy of them all is expected to be the 2016 Summer Olympics.
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        • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
          Originally Posted by myob View Post

          For some marketers, the countdown began just after last Christmas.
          Ha, true
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        • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
          think for holiday season...

          amazon, eBay niche is fav

          but for earning money??


          I feel perhaps have to wait after New Year ?
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  • Profile picture of the author PerformanceMan
    I've been making money on Christmas since August 30th.
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  • Profile picture of the author kimanierick
    I started preparing myself for Christmas since the year began. My business is running each and every hour so that means I dont have to officially start making money for Christmas. Every day to me is a Christmas when I realize that my business returns are increasing each and every time. thanks to all the advice that I have got from able marketers from such forums. Thanks to every one.
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  • Profile picture of the author Braznyc
    Yes! Christmas, bring it on!


    I'm ready for Christmas...and ready for the other thing too... I think it is called "Holidays"...
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    Time is counting down, Christmas is almost here..
    Bah! Humbug!
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  • Profile picture of the author extrememan
    Doing my best man.. Lot's to do but I think I'll be ready for Christmas promotions. Always a stressful and heck-tick time of year..
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  • Profile picture of the author DrForum
    Originally Posted by ChrisBa View Post

    Is anyone ready or getting ready to make money from Christmas?
    Yes, Christmas Is a great month since it is the occasion that brings family and friend together. being able to spend time together and just be able to share the achievements made as they look into the new year. I first want to come up with some e-gifts that can be bought and send to that friend or any loved one through the email or even social media. It is the best way to say thank you and celebrate someone. I also plan to come up with a blog that gives advisory on the places to visit during this holiday. It is time for traffic people, lets grab this opportunity.
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  • Profile picture of the author SmartTim
    I creating niches sites for christmas selling toys using Amazon affiliate. Ready!
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  • Guess the deal with Christmas is fleecin' people for their spirit of generosity.

    They wanna buy shitloads of cool stuff for the folks they love, an' it is yr duty to fleece this emote.

    Unless you jus' wanna cut to the chase an' mug Santa.

    What's to lose with hittin' on a fat guy packin' the swag?

    He even got pets gonna feature in a victory selfie.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
      Originally Posted by Brent Stangel View Post

      Bah! Humbug!
      Christmas music was playing yesterday at the outdoor mall I went to.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    I'm ready to eat alot of food when Christmas comes. And of course... get my ultimate present from my love that i've been waiting for since the last 364 days.

    No special email promotions though. I do have *some* morals.
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  • Profile picture of the author iris zhao
    yes, we are trying to make some Christmas products promotion.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jason Streby
    Well, I know that from the publishing standpoint I'll be seeing an influx of sales around Christmas Day!
    All those new reading devices being passed out, gift cards and money being gifted means CHA-CHING for me!!
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  • Profile picture of the author jogunn
    Absolutely. We are have been working with tons of clients who are starting to really amp up their social media traffic for the holiday season!
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  • Profile picture of the author onegoodman
    have been working like hell to release my new service to my customers by this week , No Christmas would be too late for the holidays, we have the biggest sale events going on this month, people to tend to spend right about now , for those who are not ready by now, they may as well start preparing for next year
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Al hit it on the money. Im not vested in any holiday Niches or Niches really that would be specifically targeted towards people during the holidays ( except weight loss)

      But it is really best to start 'ramping' this stuff up with ideas and have a Plan in place by August, latest September.

      Just my two cents based on my experience


      - Robert Andrew
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      • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
        actually,

        I prefer those making money stuffs well guess when come christmas and new year

        marketing stuffs related IM might drop ..?
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        • Profile picture of the author discrat
          Originally Posted by Devilfish168 View Post

          actually,

          I prefer those making money stuffs well guess when come christmas and new year

          marketing stuffs related IM might drop ..?
          I agree for the most part but for some reason in December last year IM products for me did quite well. And then January they suffered.

          I know, weird

          - Robert Andrew
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          • Profile picture of the author Devilfish168
            Originally Posted by discrat View Post

            I agree for the most part but for some reason in December last year IM products for me did quite well. And then January they suffered.

            I know, weird

            - Robert Andrew
            jan more into fitness , health related stuff....always the trend every one know that.

            but yup , jan IM stuff related to earn money online suffer..but I doubt so sometimes....

            as Jan is a brand new year some perhaps want to try internet marketing will scout around stuff related to IM
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  • Profile picture of the author time4vps
    I'm going to rest on Christmas, because money isn't everything in our lifes.
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by time4vps View Post

      I'm going to rest on Christmas, because money isn't everything in our lifes.
      But for some of us we will rest no matter what with systems that require minimal maintenance.


      - Robert Andrew
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    • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
      Originally Posted by time4vps View Post

      I'm going to rest on Christmas, because money isn't everything in our lifes.
      I think the idea (for me at least) is to do all the prep work well in advance, and then let the money come in while we rest over Christmas
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      • Profile picture of the author Shana Walters
        I wish I was ready.

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        Shana Jahsinta Walters.
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  • Profile picture of the author kkll78
    Yes Sir. Now is the time to ramp up your marketing for whatever you are selling. People buy just about anything online this time of year. To all our success.
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  • Profile picture of the author blitz20
    This is the time to get as many sites and campaigns out there.
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by blitz20 View Post

      This is the time to get as many sites and campaigns out there.
      I would be inclined to say Campaigns... i.e Bing, Adwords.

      As far as traditional Sites ? A little late in my opinion to be starting a whole new Site geared towards the Holidays. I remember when I did Amazon X- mas Sites a few years ago I started in August


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  • Profile picture of the author INTERMEDIARY
    I am a health products affiliate for back pain products and I would like to send a Christmas email to my high school graduation class of 1964 but don't know how to market the products to them without sounding like an ad.

    Any suggestions for this type of email marketing? Any place to find sample emails?

    Please Advise.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alex The Lion
    Black Friday is the big one, especially for internet sales. Amazon have perfected the art of Black Friday.
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  • Profile picture of the author Liarspoker
    Can't wait. :-)

    Have started some Black Friday promotions already.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Speaking of black friday - just a reminder that boxing day (Dec 26th) is the Canadian equivalent of black Friday for those are are interested in venturing outside of the US to make a buck
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  • Profile picture of the author trip3980
    Originally Posted by ChrisBa View Post

    Is anyone ready or getting ready to make money from Christmas?

    this is a good read:
    2015 Retail Holiday Planning Playbook


    https://nrf.com/resources/retail-lib...nning-playbook
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  • Profile picture of the author Pinkysoll
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    Christmas is indeed drawing close, it start with thanksgiving which is on the 26th. The the 27th is Black Friday and it goes and on. People buying and others selling to maximize the rush and deals out there. Shops and already decorating and offering great deals and discounts. I guess as an internet marketer, there's no better time to start than now. It's really never too late if you know how to drive targeted traffic. Good luck to everyone.
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    • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
      Originally Posted by Pinkysoll View Post

      Christmas is indeed drawing close, it start with thanksgiving which is on the 26th. The the 27th is Black Friday and it goes and on. People buying and others selling to maximize the rush and deals out there. Shops and already decorating and offering great deals and discounts. I guess as an internet marketer, there's no better time to start than now. It's really never too late if you know how to drive targeted traffic. Good luck to everyone.
      Exactly, lots of stuff is coming up at this time of year
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  • Profile picture of the author SmartTim
    I'm doing a lot of things including SEOing my sites (Amazon, eBay, Clickbank) affiliate, predicting to bank in about 60k this year. Last year I earned 55k using all those affiliate programs altogether.
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  • Profile picture of the author oneresource
    Waiting to make a good killing on my amazon affiliates.

    Money making aside, as i get older, somehow, the mood for christmas declines, not sure why
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by oneresource View Post

      Money making aside, as i get older, somehow, the mood for christmas declines, not sure why
      Nothing a good bottle of Jack and a bottle of Xanax won't help
      Merry X Mas
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  • Profile picture of the author gjabiz
    Here at the North Pole or Madison Ave. as some call it, we at the Santa Claus Ad Agency are ready.

    Why Santa Claus, do we give away gifts? NO!

    Cause we

    see you when your typing,
    we know just where you go
    we serve up ads all night and day
    we just want your dough...

    so you better watch out,
    our ads follow you around
    we won't let go til you
    spend a pound (or buck)

    Santa Claus Ads are coming to town.

    We gather all your cookies,
    we know of your every search
    we are just like vultures,
    sitting on our IM perch.

    Anyhow, for us here at the SCAB, we wish you all a very
    happy holiday, and we'll use the data we gather this year to pester you all of 2016 trying to sell you stuff, simply because you told us too. Didn't you?

    Santa (gjabiz)
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