The KEY to a Successful Internet Marketer

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What is the Main Key to be a Successful Internet Marketer?

The 60-day challenge.

What's that?

In the first 60 days, in the next 60 days:

FOCUS to only ONE THING: if you bought a course, use ONLY THIS, do what it teaches. If you follow a IM Teacher, do what he says AND ONLY what he says.

STOP YOUTUBE searching, dabbing: do ONLY what the course teaches, step by step. Not search more on Youtube or Facebook, or blogs. Not go "deep" which is an excuse to get lost in the particulars and definately go away from the path.

TURN OFF NOTIFICATIONS: no wapp, no fb, no smartphone noises while you're working. If the world collapses you will know later.

STICK TO THE PLAN: dedicate a SPECIFIC amount of HOURS EVERY DAY, no matter what's happening. If the course tells you how many, stick to it. if not do it the first day, count the hours you took, and then add 1 or 2 and stick to that amount EVERY DAY.

NO CREATIVITY: do what it takes, what the course, guru says, do not follow your 'opinions', if they were right you did not buy the course, cause you were making money already.

NO MULTITASKING: all this crap of being able to do X amount of things at the same time is a completely waste of time, you are not a computer, your attentions gets divided if you do it, and it turn in less efficiency.


This for 60 days, the jusdge the results: did you make money? yes, rinse and repeat, if not, ask for a refund.

Simple, yet effective. I started doing this in 2010 with a Seo course, it worked, then i shifted to paid advertising and focused on email marketing.

This is a rule, a mindset.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ged3
    Hi John,


    you have made some very good points there.


    For myself, where you have said No Creativity I have found that where I have stuck rigidly to a Guru's course I have not always succeeded.


    I have had to adapt things slightly if it makes more sense.


    Some Guru's will actually say this in their programmes.


    I don't mean being ultra creative, just if I can see a way of doing something that will be slightly more beneficial in one way I will often go with my instinct.


    If it does not work I will go and do it the Guru's way


    I would like to add to your list:


    Dedication, once you have a plan that shows some glimmer of hope but is not 100% successful, you will need to be dedicated and not give in.


    There will be hurdles to overcome - you have to take them in your stride as a marketer to be successful.


    Be Open Minded


    If I can see an opportunity to do something better then I will be open minded about it.


    Best Regards
    Ged
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
      Originally Posted by Ged3 View Post

      Hi John,


      you have made some very good points there.


      For myself, where you have said No Creativity I have found that where I have stuck rigidly to a Guru's course I have not always succeeded.


      I have had to adapt things slightly if it makes more sense.


      Some Guru's will actually say this in their programmes.


      I don't mean being ultra creative, just if I can see a way of doing something that will be slightly more beneficial in one way I will often go with my instinct.


      If it does not work I will go and do it the Guru's way


      I would like to add to your list:


      Dedication, once you have a plan that shows some glimmer of hope but is not 100% successful, you will need to be dedicated and not give in.


      There will be hurdles to overcome - you have to take them in your stride as a marketer to be successful.


      Be Open Minded


      If I can see an opportunity to do something better then I will be open minded about it.


      Best Regards
      Ged
      Yes, but i think that "Creativity" comes AFTER you implement it for at least 60 days.

      Not immediately: cause you may mixed your opinion with the teacher's course and end up saying that it does not work.

      Opinions do not matter if there's no experience behind: thats why you buy a course, to learn. If you disquise the method before implementing it, i think it does not work.

      Personalization comes after implementation at state of the art.
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      • Profile picture of the author Ged3
        Originally Posted by JohnVianny View Post

        Yes, but i think that "Creativity" comes AFTER you implement it for at least 60 days.

        Not immediately: cause you may mixed your opinion with the teacher's course and end up saying that it does not work.

        Opinions do not matter if there's no experience behind: thats why you buy a course, to learn. If you disquise the method before implementing it, i think it does not work.

        Personalization comes after implementation at state of the art.

        Yes, you give it 60 days.


        After 60 days you if something is failing you only change it then.


        If something is failing and you can see a way to improve on it you would be a fool
        not to


        Ged
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  • Profile picture of the author jbsmith
    Has a lot to do with being aligned with something you want to do and are good at...for instance, I find many people buy a course or program based on what they are convinced worked for someone else - but they themselves have zero interest in it. Result is that even if they DO focus enough to get something done, they won't stick with it long enough to promote and grow it.

    For example, someone who really wants to create products or courses but is convinced that setting up an e-commerce site is the way to go will never succeed to the level they desire if they are not 100% in...

    I've seen it over and over again where people start something, even to the point of launch, make a few hundred dollars and then quickly grow to hate ongoing promotion, marketing and support because it's the wrong business for them.

    Not a total loss since they likely picked up some basics around marketing and setting up online businesses, etc....but not the ticket to long-term success either.

    If/when you find the right combination of doing what you are good at and what you are interested in...combine that with commercially viable offer then things like focus and motivation are much easier in my experience.
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  • Profile picture of the author radu
    I personally find easy to follow a system if it resonates with me and my values. The rest is just about how to be productive once you chose a certain path..anyways 60days in some cases might not be enough to implement in some cases (in the SEO industry the results start to come after 1-1.5 years of work,efforts, money invested and so on)
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
      It was in 2010 with SEO for not us but only my country language.

      And in 60 days it increases traffic and so sales: i mean i saw RESULTS , which was the proof that the strategy worked, and then obviously i had to rinse, repeat and make more.

      Originally Posted by DRP View Post

      LOL you clearly don't know how the biz opp industry works. Or you do, and you're just shilling for it.


      Use ONLY THIS AND DO ONLY WHAT THE GURU SAYS. It won't work, and that's how we've designed our "products" intentionally to keep the revolving door of victi - I mean - customers, moving.





      DAFUQ are you talking about? If it's taking you 1+ years to see results you're doing it wrong....way wrong.
      You are just trying to advertise your "system" OR you did not understand the statement.

      In any case: choose your system and NOT DO what it preaches, it's illogical.

      But, i think it was a mere advertisement your intention
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  • Profile picture of the author DRP
    Originally Posted by JohnVianny View Post

    What is the Main Key to be a Successful Internet Marketer?


    FOCUS to only ONE THING: if you bought a course, use ONLY THIS, do what it teaches. If you follow a IM Teacher, do what he says AND ONLY what he says.

    LOL you clearly don't know how the biz opp industry works. Or you do, and you're just shilling for it.


    Use ONLY THIS AND DO ONLY WHAT THE GURU SAYS. It won't work, and that's how we've designed our "products" intentionally to keep the revolving door of victi - I mean - customers, moving.


    Originally Posted by radu View Post

    in the SEO industry the results start to come after 1-1.5 years of work,efforts, money invested and so on)

    DAFUQ are you talking about? If it's taking you 1+ years to see results you're doing it wrong....way wrong.
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    • Profile picture of the author DRP
      Originally Posted by JohnVianny View Post

      You are just trying to advertise your "system" OR you did not understand the statement.

      In any case: choose your system and NOT DO what it preaches, it's illogical.

      But, i think it was a mere advertisement your intention

      Ahh I see English is not your first language. I surely hope that's the case but perhaps it's not.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jason Ladlee
      Originally Posted by JohnVianny View Post

      But, i think it was a mere advertisement your intention
      That is an iron set right there.
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  • Profile picture of the author kingjennifer900
    that's cool
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  • Profile picture of the author Arushi Singhania
    Understanding the needs of the target audience
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  • Profile picture of the author sana11
    I more, more, more than agree with John! I have seen some of my friends who bought a course and just (it looked to me) they were trying to outsmart it by saying they'd do this or that differently, or even saying the course is wrong, which left me wondering why did they buy it at all?? On the other hand, I've seen other friends of mine who bought a course, but they were dealing with information overload outside of the course.... Both "cases" needed to "solve something", had the solution in their hands. but because they lacked focus and action - they were getting nowhere...
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    • Profile picture of the author Ged3
      Originally Posted by sana11 View Post

      I more, more, more than agree with John! I have seen some of my friends who bought a course and just (it looked to me) they were trying to outsmart it by saying they'd do this or that differently, or even saying the course is wrong, which left me wondering why did they buy it at all?? On the other hand, I've seen other friends of mine who bought a course, but they were dealing with information overload outside of the course.... Both "cases" needed to "solve something", had the solution in their hands. but because they lacked focus and action - they were getting nowhere...

      Yes its tempting to change things and get them wrong.


      It is always a good idea to give the guru's method a reasonable chance.


      The only problem is you have to be careful in who you follow as a guru.


      Also gurus often have advantages such as very large lists of active subscribers
      and a team to help them with a host of other things.


      Ged
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris513
    For any Internet Marketer, this Strategy works effectively. I am going to use this 60-day strategy for my Packaging Project and I hope the results will be Positive.
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  • Profile picture of the author anayb
    Only money and previous business chops, nothing else; no blogs or YouTube or any online courses.
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  • Profile picture of the author Bharathipriya
    That's one of the best posts here. Thanks for sharing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Asector
    Great writing.

    But, I have complains about 2 of the points.
    1) Creativity
    2) Stop Youtube searching

    People love to go with creatives. And gathering knowledge is not bad at all to improve & implement on real life to be succeed.
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
      Originally Posted by Asector View Post

      Great writing.

      But, I have complains about 2 of the points.
      1) Creativity
      2) Stop Youtube searching

      People love to go with creatives. And gathering knowledge is not bad at all to improve & implement on real life to be succeed.
      Creativity and etc comes AFTER you follow the rules.

      Immagine a child in the first class of a school constantly trying to debate, change and re-interpret the teachings.

      The fact is that in 99% of the cases he isnt a genious, but just uneducated.

      For improving something you have at least tried it before for a reasonable time.
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  • Profile picture of the author affmarketer101
    You're right. Many people keep looking for other options and finally they make nothing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rfitness
    Awesome post John!

    I'm just about to start a 60-day challenge and I'm super excited to see the momentum I can build, and most importantly see how I can get out of the consumer mind and into the content creator mind!

    I've been building a business using purely email marketing, keeping the majority of my content within my emails (due to my lack of success growing a blog and YouTube in the past)

    So for my 60 day challenge so far I am planning to do the following every day:
    - Write and send content / promo email
    - test and tweak squeeze page
    - Improve opens and click throughs

    Is there anything anyone else could add?

    Also I'd love to hear the general consensus on whether you warriors believe it's possible to build and affiliate only business using only email marketing and no outside content (I.e blogs etc)

    I'd love to hear your thoughts

    Cheers
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
      Originally Posted by Rfitness View Post

      Awesome post John!

      I'm just about to start a 60-day challenge and I'm super excited to see the momentum I can build, and most importantly see how I can get out of the consumer mind and into the content creator mind!

      I've been building a business using purely email marketing, keeping the majority of my content within my emails (due to my lack of success growing a blog and YouTube in the past)

      So for my 60 day challenge so far I am planning to do the following every day:
      - Write and send content / promo email
      - test and tweak squeeze page
      - Improve opens and click throughs

      Is there anything anyone else could add?

      Also I'd love to hear the general consensus on whether you warriors believe it's possible to build and affiliate only business using only email marketing and no outside content (I.e blogs etc)

      I'd love to hear your thoughts

      Cheers

      The most important thing is if the products match your audience, if there's a market and if you have multiple products to advertise and sell, which are also good and tested.

      Then you need to develop a traffic strategy: how do you use fb ads? youtube? blog?

      I mean as a SOURCE of traffic to your opt in page.

      You can have a business on email marketing, of course, but the streams of traffic has to come elsewhere, and for selling, you need to have the most content possible spread everywhere and synched with your market strategy.

      Email Marketing remains the CORE of the business: where do you sell, you establish an asset, etc. but the other media need to be used cause they amplify your presence, get your potential customers through different angles, and deliver traffic to your opt in page.
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      • Profile picture of the author Rfitness
        Thanks for coming back to me John.

        I've been running fb ads to my squeeze page which then runs through my "getting to know me" sequence then onto content emails with links to clickbank products (only ones that I've personally used and had great success with).

        I feel pretty comfortable with everything you've mentioned with regard to traffic source and the core business, I think my biggest issue is the mental block that it all seems almost too simple, that I struggle to get my head around a business that can make me a lot of money that is as simple as a paid advert to multiple contacts via email.

        So I have your approval (lol) that my 60 day challenge should consist of an email each day, constant testing of ads, squeeze page and different products? Perhaps blogs and videos too?

        I really appreciate your help, thanks so much
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  • Yes, Youtube, other social media and mobile phone is the great disturbance for internet marketer. Great points, shut off all and see the magic.
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  • Profile picture of the author franamico
    That's absolutely the best advice ever.
    These are my key points:

    1) strong beliefs in success
    2) resilience
    3) willing to learn every day
    4) taking action every day
    5) measuring what works and doing more of it
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  • Profile picture of the author Chris30K
    Originally Posted by JohnVianny View Post

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    NO CREATIVITY: do what it takes, what the course, guru says, do not follow your 'opinions', if they were right you did not buy the course, cause you were making money already.
    I have to disagree with the no creative part. It's so critical to exercise the creative muscle. When many people think of "creativity", they think of a romantic Frenchman prancing around town in his v-neck dress shirt, wool beret hat -spontaneously painting naked models when they've received "divine inspiration".

    The truth is, if one is to be self-motivated, it's critical that they know how to hone in their creativity to come up with winning solutions.
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    Learn & Immediately get into action. If feeling lazy just follow 10-10-10 Rule

    Think about for 10 seconds, do it for 10 mins and take 10 mins break
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  • Profile picture of the author IGotMine
    Immagine a child in the first class of a school constantly trying to debate, change and re-interpret the teachings.
    Maybe their teacher is an idiot.

    Here in the USA we encourage people to question "authority."
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
    Originally Posted by Rfitness View Post

    Thanks for coming back to me John.

    I've been running fb ads to my squeeze page which then runs through my "getting to know me" sequence then onto content emails with links to clickbank products (only ones that I've personally used and had great success with).

    I feel pretty comfortable with everything you've mentioned with regard to traffic source and the core business, I think my biggest issue is the mental block that it all seems almost too simple, that I struggle to get my head around a business that can make me a lot of money that is as simple as a paid advert to multiple contacts via email.

    So I have your approval (lol) that my 60 day challenge should consist of an email each day, constant testing of ads, squeeze page and different products? Perhaps blogs and videos too?

    I really appreciate your help, thanks so much

    It's far to be "simple": i mean it can be fast to se first results, but not simple in terms of set and forget.

    Nothing set and forget: you have to constantly test ads and reinforce the products marketing to balance what you earn and what you spend for ads.

    You have to take care of the Zero Moment of Truth: i mean adding infos through blogs and posts, which people can read when they google you before buying

    And take care of every improvement: i mean now videos is the kings, instagram has 83% more engagement of facebook, etc.

    No set and forget.

    BUT for the firsts 60 days you focus on building your list, adding value to your list and advertise your product.

    AFTER having results within 60 days it will the time for improvement, for spreading more content, for adding more channels for income leads, etc.

    Originally Posted by Chris30K View Post

    I have to disagree with the no creative part. It's so critical to exercise the creative muscle. When many people think of "creativity", they think of a romantic Frenchman prancing around town in his v-neck dress shirt, wool beret hat -spontaneously painting naked models when they've received "divine inspiration".

    The truth is, if one is to be self-motivated, it's critical that they know how to hone in their creativity to come up with winning solutions.

    Creativity COMES AFTER practice. Otherwise it's useless to buy course or follow someone.

    Originally Posted by mohdmacki View Post

    Learn & Immediately get into action. If feeling lazy just follow 10-10-10 Rule

    Think about for 10 seconds, do it for 10 mins and take 10 mins break
    Originally Posted by IGotMine View Post

    Maybe their teacher is an idiot.

    Here in the USA we encourage people to question "authority."
    No, no. 10 mins???

    WORK at least 1 hour and an half and then 10 minutes of pause.

    Better do Transcendental Meditation twice a day for 20 minutes, morning and evening, and work all the day, in the beginning for seing results.
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    Never give up. This is one of the best things you can do.
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    • Profile picture of the author Rfitness
      I agree never give up... But how long do you work at something before you decide that it's not working for you?

      I've been obsessed with the idea of making email marketing work for 18 months now and still can't get it to yield a return!
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    That heavy focus creates a laser like precision John. Where your energy goes, grows. I doubled down on this point with my eBook over the past 2 months. Which is why I've been scarce on Warrior.
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    That's a Great plan. You won't get where you want if you multitasking. Some internet marketers earn six figures because they focused on onething. they created a website and built an email list.

    You need a Plan. Stop fb, Youtube and Pick one traffic source, stick with it and master it.
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    Yes I agree with the idea of following 1 process at at time.
    It depends on what you're trying to achieve, but I think it's also important to experiment with different methods and then double down on the most effective one- like trying to get traffic for example.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
    Originally Posted by JohnVianny View Post

    What is the Main Key to be a Successful Internet Marketer?

    Main key? Depends on what you are marketing on the internet and that implies there is zero offline marketing.


    To me the main key is the Brand with a capital B to be successful. Although success can be measured in many different ways, but I trust that in this context success equals profitable.


    In many ways, my own businesses have their own Brands, but all of thos Brands have two traits in common and those are Honesty and Reliability with capital H and R. When buyers become repeat buyers that is based on the facts that they received an Honest product (physical or informational) and their own results are based on a Reliable physical product or information product.


    Yepper, the.. Brand.
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  • Profile picture of the author mohdmacki
    Very well said. In other words dont get into Shiny Object Syndrome Disease that gets infected very fast in Internet Marketing World
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  • Profile picture of the author Sioh Boon Yap
    Originally Posted by JohnVianny View Post

    What is the Main Key to be a Successful Internet Marketer?

    The 60-day challenge.

    What's that?

    In the first 60 days, in the next 60 days:

    FOCUS to only ONE THING: if you bought a course, use ONLY THIS, do what it teaches. If you follow a IM Teacher, do what he says AND ONLY what he says.

    STOP YOUTUBE searching, dabbing: do ONLY what the course teaches, step by step. Not search more on Youtube or Facebook, or blogs. Not go "deep" which is an excuse to get lost in the particulars and definately go away from the path.

    TURN OFF NOTIFICATIONS: no wapp, no fb, no smartphone noises while you're working. If the world collapses you will know later.

    STICK TO THE PLAN: dedicate a SPECIFIC amount of HOURS EVERY DAY, no matter what's happening. If the course tells you how many, stick to it. if not do it the first day, count the hours you took, and then add 1 or 2 and stick to that amount EVERY DAY.

    NO CREATIVITY: do what it takes, what the course, guru says, do not follow your 'opinions', if they were right you did not buy the course, cause you were making money already.

    NO MULTITASKING: all this crap of being able to do X amount of things at the same time is a completely waste of time, you are not a computer, your attentions gets divided if you do it, and it turn in less efficiency.


    This for 60 days, the jusdge the results: did you make money? yes, rinse and repeat, if not, ask for a refund.

    Simple, yet effective. I started doing this in 2010 with a Seo course, it worked, then i shifted to paid advertising and focused on email marketing.

    This is a rule, a mindset.
    Well said. I totally agreed with you. I think discipline is very important as well as consistency in your job.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ricky Basumatary
    good question #john vianny


    1.To be a successful Internet marketer first we need to find a passionate topic


    2.Second we need to gather information about the passionate topic because 90% of people in Internet searching for information

    3.Third we need to monetize our information product to make money


    This are some methods to be a successful Internet marketer


    cheers
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  • Profile picture of the author Sachinkh
    Thanks for sharing this valuable information with us. It will be my future SEO tips.
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  • Profile picture of the author stevewayn
    This so good but it's applicable to anything in life really.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mat Odysseus
    Never took a course, so I'm not the one to judge, but it's surprising to me that the first course you took actually worked. So many of those things sound like MLMs to me, the only way to make money with it is by selling courses to others it seems. Or even teaching others about how to teach (how deep can it go? ).
    Glad to hear it worked for you though
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  • Profile picture of the author thebizcollection
    Yeah my biggest problem is I stick to multiple things!
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