My 3 Day $2500 Challenge Results & Method

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I set myself a 3 day challenge of $2500.

Anyway as it started of as a 3 day challenge I didn't even get round to doing research the first two days and so it really ended up like a 5 day challenge anyways the results from the 5 days was $2136.

I didn't reach the target of $2500 but it was still a great effort even if I do say so myself starting again from scratch.


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THE METHOD

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Ok so heres how I did it.

First step was to create a large ebook that I could sell for $37 this would be where I would make the most money.

I was going to research this but didn't focus and just got a great course that I have obtained PLR rights to that was already on my hard drive, if you dont have any plr you can do a google search for free plr and also if you choose you can pay a small amount to get a great quality plr.

Next step tidy up and update the plr ebook and make it unique and my own.

Job 1 Complete.

I then went about trying to figure out what my 10 small reports where going to be about so I went to amazon.com and clicked into books and found out what the bestsellers where and then chose 10 topics that I could write on.

Once I had my topics I simply went to find forums on each of them for example one was about a niche within gardening so I searched for gardening forums and read the posts about my niche.

I made notes of the most common questions that where being asked and that were appearing the most and then I simply found out the questions to those answers within the forums themselves and compiled a report on it.

I did this for 10 topics and so I now had 10 small reports that I could sell.

Job 2 Complete


What I had so far:

1 Large ebook which would sell for $37 each
10 Small ebook reports which would sell for $7 each


Next I made a note of my target goal which was $2500 and tried to figure out how many sales I would need exactly so that I could reach the goal in the quickest time possible.

I worked it out what the minimums that I could achieve would be below:

Between 10-20 for the $37 ebook
10 Copies of each of the $7 ebook

So the totals I worked out would be:

$370-$740 for the $37 ebook
$700 for $7 ebook reports

Total minimum would be $1070-$1440

I looked at this and thought if I only sell the minimum then there is no way that I could reach my target because at the top end its still only $1440 so I had to think of something that I could do to increase sales.

The only thing that I could think of was upsells and one time offers so thats what I did.

I created an upsell for the $37 ebook, to put it simple all I did was take the ebook that I had already created and quickly make it into a video course, now I didnt have much time on my hands so I made the videos short but very precise and step by step which made things much quicker, I then also added short reports and bonuses that I found on the internet.

I priced the upsell at $67, what this means for those that dont understand is normally when someone would buy the $37 ebook that would be it and that would be the amount that I would make but now that I was offering a video course upsell aswell I was then able to increase my sales to $104 for those that went for the upsell.

I did the exact same method above for the short reports that I created once again making a video however it was only 1 video to compliment the report and priced the upsell at $20 increasing my sales to $27 for those that went for the upsell.

Now with the upsells in place I went back to my minimum stats that I made to judge how much I could make and included the upsells.



Between 10-20 for the $37 ebook
Of which 3-5 took upsell at $67
10 Copies of each of the $7 ebook
Of which 15 took upsell at $20

These were the minimums that I thought I could sell.


Job 3 Complete

Now that everything was in place it was just a matter of getting my ebook and reports out there.

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TRAFFIC TIME
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Ok so the first thing I thought was that I would simply upload a sales page onto my hosting however I remembered that I wanted to show people how they could do it from scratch without any money so I did just that.

I created a wordpress blog for the large ebook and also each of the 10 short reports.

I chose a targeted keyword for each of the niche topics that I picked and made that my blog title.

Next I went back to the niche forums to get some content that I could use to put onto my new blog, what I simply did was to find a great post that was getting alot of views and then I contacted the person that wrote the post and said to them that I enjoyed reading their post and that I would like to add it to my blog, she agreed and I also provided a link back to her site so it was a win win situation, free content for me and a free link and some traffic for her.

I did this a few more times so that I created 4 new posts and on the 5th post was when I posted about my new report/ebook that I had created so that it would appear at the top of the blog.

When I was making each post I submitted to 5 social bookmarking sites to get the ball rolling and for the search engines to spider my new blog.

I also went to pingomatic to submit my blog posts.

Now once I had all the content in place for all of the ebook/reports it was time to start bringing in the sales, now I wont go into how I added a paypal button for payment etc as you can find that out or just ask me and I will help but anyway thats who the payments where coming through.

Afterwards I submitted all of my blogs rss feeds to the top sites to bring in some extra traffic and also help my search engine rankings.

I was going to submit some articles to some of the top article directories but I decided not to because for some new people trying this 3 day challenge it could take upto 7 days to get your articles approved so kind of beats the 3 day challenge but go for it anyway.

Next I went back to trusty google and searched for related blogs on each topic of my ebook/reports. I looked through the posts on the blogs to see if there where many comments so that I could see that there was potential traffic there that I could siphon off to my blog, if there wasnt many comments I simply went onto the next blog.

When I found a post with lots of comments now when I say lots I was typically looking for more than 5, then what I did was instead of just writing a normal post I created a short video talking about the post that the author wrote and also gave a tip on the same subject and then shown my blog link in my video plus send, if you want any more tips on such and such then visit my blog at .........

You would be suprised how much traffic alone this brought.

I did that for each of the reports on 3 different blogs and also uploaded the videos to youtube, metacafe and viddler.

Along with the video comments adding great content I also did some normal blog commenting write short comments and providing a link back to my own blog.

Next up I setup a twitter account for each report and then searched for people interested in the topic that I wrote the report about, I simply added them to my twitter following and then posted a link on my twitter profile back to my blog along with some useful other content, once again I did this for each of my products that I had for sale.

I forgot to also mention that when I uploaded my videos onto youtube I searched for similar videos that where already getting a high number of views and added my video as a video response, some great traffic there.

While I was still continuing to add new traffic getting strategies I was already making some sales.

My next move was to go back to the forums where I had found my content and then add my blog to my signature and submit some good quality posts which I found from searching questions on my topic through yahoo answers and combined the best answers into a new thread on the forums.

While on the subject of yahoo answers I submitted my blog there aswell simply search for your niche and then provide an answer with a link back to your website or blog in my case.

Next with my already created content and new found content I created a hubpages, weebly and squidoo page that I could paste my content into and provide a link back to my blog which also helped with the rankings.

When I was done creating all my videos, hubpages, squidoo, weebly, blogs etc I went an used socialmarker to bookmark every single site to also drive traffic.

Now the sales where coming in and so it was time to invest in some more traffic, I only got involved with this traffic source myself around 4 months ago and it is great although some people argue that, anyway I signed up with freeebooks.net and created a new teaser version of each of my 10 reports and submit it to the website freeebooks, remember if you are doing this for traffic to include a link or ad at the bottom of your teaser version that will link to your sales page/blog.

It costs under $20 to register and submit but only do this when you get the first initial sales coming in so that you can use that to pay for it.

I will stop here now so that you can take everything in and if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask me.

Yours,

Aaron.
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  • Profile picture of the author Shotgunner
    Wow, you are an Internet marketing God! To do all that in so short a time, and so well... that's just incredible. You are truly inspirational.
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  • Profile picture of the author petelta
    Nicely done, 2k in 5 days isn't bad lol. I've been useing the same type of methods the past few months with affiliate products and have been getting great results. I think its about time for me to get some PLR rights and increase that profit. Glad I saw this post, just pushes me more.
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    • Profile picture of the author Jill Carpenter
      You got all that done in 5 days?

      Holy crap.

      I'm not a noob, but that is a ton of work to get done in a week.
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      • Profile picture of the author halfpoint
        Originally Posted by avenuegirl View Post

        You got all that done in 5 days?

        Holy crap.

        I'm not a noob, but that is a ton of work to get done in a week.
        It actually says that he got it all done in 3 days!

        Must have a killer work ethic, I know I wouldn't get that much done in that time period.
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      • Profile picture of the author John Cabral
        Originally Posted by avenuegirl View Post

        You got all that done in 5 days?

        Holy crap.

        I'm not a noob, but that is a ton of work to get done in a week.
        I was thinking the same thing here. Did you ever sleep? Being a single dad I don't see myself doing that in that short period of time but nonetheless excellent info which I will save to my swipe file...
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      • Profile picture of the author LegitIncomes
        Originally Posted by avenuegirl View Post

        You got all that done in 5 days?

        Holy crap.

        I'm not a noob, but that is a ton of work to get done in a week.

        Yes, I definitely don't know how one person could get that much work done in such a short period of time - my eyes and fingers couldn't take it. Maybe he has robot eyes and fingers, I could do it with those.
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        • Profile picture of the author aaronlamont
          Originally Posted by LegitIncomes View Post

          Yes, I definitely don't know how one person could get that much work done in such a short period of time - my eyes and fingers couldn't take it. Maybe he has robot eyes and fingers, I could do it with those.
          Hey yes everything was done by myself, I have learnt many new strategies about how to get more done etc from watching eben pagan and a few others.

          A good tip that I learnt was to write down all your tasks and tackle the biggest one first, break it down into little chunks then break it down again, it makes everything seem alot easier and far easier to work to.

          Another method that I learnt was to work in 2-3 hour slots so I did what worked best for me. Work 50 minutes solid then have 10 minutes break then work 50 minutes solid and 10 minutes break browsing forums etc checking emails then take 30 minutes for snack or lunches, I have only implemented these techniques within the last well over 1 month and have been able to get so much more completed.
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  • Profile picture of the author 1960Texan
    Aaron,
    Congratulations on your success! You obviously worked hard for it; glad to see that it paid off. What was the breakdown on your sales? Did the majority of your final numbers come from the ebook, reports, or video upsells?
    Will
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  • Profile picture of the author Sumit Menon
    Wow.. that's just amazing. You outsourced anything?
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  • Profile picture of the author Roy Carter
    Nice one Aaron

    Nice detailed case study. Hard work and focus. Next step is to outsource the work from the profits and step it up a notch.

    Well done.
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  • Profile picture of the author yourreviewer
    A few things on what you did

    1. Amazing focus and dedication: It's one thing planning to do something and it is another thing actually doing it.

    2. Providing value: If I have to sum up all your efforts, you provided value and didn't overcomplicate things.

    3. And finally thanks for being so generous to exactly reveal how you did it. This is so inspirational.
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  • Profile picture of the author zombofi
    Oh wow, this is a very timely post especially when I'm in need of some cash. I'm going to see how I can implement this.

    Thank you very very much for this highly informative post Aaron!
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  • Profile picture of the author Meonline
    Congratulations in your success story. this is really awesome. keep the great work up :]
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  • Profile picture of the author Yuds
    That is one unbelievable post! I think I learned more from reading that than I do from most info products.

    I guess it boils down to the fact that it's really not that hard. Make good products and sell them. That's it.

    No need for all the fancy trickery and automation stuff. Just get things DONE.

    Thanks for the inspiration.

    I'm off to create some products.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sarah Russell
    Great case study! One thing I'm curious about - did you do full sales page websites for each report or did you just include a Paypal "Buy Now" button in the post and sell them there?
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    • Profile picture of the author aaronlamont
      Originally Posted by Sarah Russell View Post

      Great case study! One thing I'm curious about - did you do full sales page websites for each report or did you just include a Paypal "Buy Now" button in the post and sell them there?
      I created the blogs and then included a paypal button in each, I only used the blogs so that I could start everything from scratch and so others could easily follow my methods without having to spend anything upfront, after all that above I would usually invest some of the sales money into a domain and hosting and then create a sales page properly.

      Hope this post helps at least 1 person.
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        Nice job dude! Thanks for sharing!!
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  • Profile picture of the author dremora
    This is a great post. If you don't have the time, it provides a 5 star blueprint for outsourcing it. I think you should turn this into a step by step tutorial package and run it as a wso!
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    • Profile picture of the author Daniel Brock
      You're a machine!

      You got more work done in 3 days than most people do in a month!

      Question for you: how long were your $7 ebooks?

      Were they more micro niche?

      Like your main ebook was on gardening, then your $7 books were on like tomato gardening, rose gardening, etc?

      How do they relate to your main product sales process-wise? Were they just lead ins and you upsell them from there? or just used only for list building?
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    • Profile picture of the author J Bold
      Originally Posted by adewolefestus View Post

      U have to spend enough time to make it online in the first phase. If you continue with these challenges, you will become an household name.
      Very true, but I do not want to be a household name!

      Anyway, how's "Goggle" sniper working out for you. Sniping with goggles on, cool!

      buy the way, no affiliate links are allowed in your sig file in this forum! You have to link to your own page that is a presell. Just FYI.
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  • Profile picture of the author Charann Miller
    Wow, nice job. That was a ton of work. How long was your $37 eBook and how long did it take for you to re-write it?

    I think what you did was amazing with no money and no article writing to boot.

    Goes to show what can be achieved when you put a plan to action.

    I've bookmarked this thread so keep us posted and keep up the great work.
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    Really great stuff! Thank you very much for sharing this with us. Proves that HARD WORK will make you money nothing is without hard work. You deserve it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Maria Gudelis
    Fantastic case study Aaron...now you gotta challenge others to do this - create a WSO on that!!
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  • Profile picture of the author um1001
    Originally Posted by aaronlamont View Post

    When I found a post with lots of comments now when I say lots I was typically looking for more than 5, then what I did was instead of just writing a normal post I created a short video talking about the post that the author wrote and also gave a tip on the same subject and then shown my blog link in my video plus send, if you want any more tips on such and such then visit my blog at .........

    You would be suprised how much traffic alone this brought.

    I did that for each of the reports on 3 different blogs and also uploaded the videos to youtube, metacafe and viddler.
    That's a super idea. I think I might try it out. Always nice to find a gem on the forums

    I was going to do a video collection of tips I and post them on the Halloween treats thread the other day ... which is similar ... But I had been drinking and found myself waffling on a bit and spared everyone
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  • Profile picture of the author TommyBussey
    Aaron, I agree with all the posts above, and would really like to congratulate you.

    But one major thing I would like to add...your post just proves that the Internet is like any other business. It take hardwork and dedication to succeed. You've done a great job in this case study by bringing that point (inadvertently) to light. Very good lesson for anyone just starting out with IMing.

    Keep up the good work, bud.

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  • Profile picture of the author David Mcalorum
    Wow! Well done, you've practically got cash on demand, lol.
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  • Profile picture of the author SageSound
    Great job!

    How did the initial ebook relate to the smaller eBooks? Were they in the same niche?

    Did you put all of the blogs on the same domain? Or different domains? Or just generic blog sites like Blogger?

    -David
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  • Profile picture of the author VegasGreg
    Great job on taking action and getting ALL that done in 3 days!!

    I would just add a 'heads-up" about using Wordpress blogs (the free ones at wordpress.com) instead of Blogger. Wordpress doesn't allow commercial use of their blogs, so they may delete your blogs soon.

    I know you mentioned using them since they were free to show others how to start and that is great, but I would suggest using Blogger instead for free blogs.

    Also, did you consume a massive amount of Red Bull during this process? LOL

    Again, great job!
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  • Profile picture of the author richjude
    Being that the Free eBooks website was something I hadn't heard of before, I decided to investigate.

    Found out that the site is located at Free-ebooks.net | Download free Fiction, Health, Romance and many more ebooks

    Without the dash, it's a Biblical site about the end of the world - Oops!

    Thanks again Aaron for this info - I am going to try it myself!

    -- Jude
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  • Profile picture of the author Midas3 Consulting
    Nice post, I'm more impressed with the sheer volume of leg work you got done in the time period , did you bother with boring stuff like sleep or food?

    A dozen plus e-books made, dozens of videos, social bookmarking, RSS submission, constant content research, multiple blog creation, paypal integrations, backend/upsell page creation, multiple sales copy pages, multiple twitter account creations plus adding twiiter users to each account, yahoo answers implementation both in terms of adding videos and answering questions for each topic and a whole host of other time consuming bits and pieces in between to achieve contacting people on forums and getting permission for content etc in three days..

    I think your problem is your just plain lazy...
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  • Profile picture of the author Amanda Craven
    Aaron, that's astonishing! Goodness knows what you would achieve in seven days...probably something of Biblical proportions. Seriously, very well done and thank you for being so generous with your share.

    I'm looking forward to hearing what you do next!
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  • Profile picture of the author Midas3 Consulting
    You could do a lot worse than package the entire darn thing up as some kind of video tutorial, show people the actual sites, the process flow and the products you created etc.

    Flog it as a WSO for $50 and sell a few hundred copies, if you did it right it would be easily worth the price tag as long as you actually showed actual pages, the actual upsell copy, the products etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author aaronlamont
    Thanks everyone for the great comments so far, I have had various private messages about turning this into a wso and running it, dont know about that at the moment but I could consider it.
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  • Profile picture of the author dahuamao
    where is the e-book ?
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  • Profile picture of the author richjude
    I have a question:

    Was the $37 eBook, as well as the $10 reports, all in the same genre/niche?

    Or were the products unrelated?

    Thanks!
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    • Profile picture of the author aaronlamont
      Originally Posted by richjude View Post

      I have a question:

      Was the $37 eBook, as well as the $10 reports, all in the same genre/niche?

      Or were the products unrelated?

      Thanks!
      No they were each in different niches and in no way related to the larger ebook, my main idea for the larger $37 ebook was just a way to bump up my total income from the challenge.
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    wow, great post!
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    • Profile picture of the author Alminc
      Considering the amount of work involved in your 5 days challenge,
      something like that could be a 50 days challenge for me :rolleyes:
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  • Profile picture of the author Lisa Gergets
    Fantastic business model, Aaron! Congratulations!

    For any new IMers wanting to replicate this...print it out and just check off each task as you complete it!
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  • Profile picture of the author Slin
    Good work man! Definitely inspiring, did you build a list for these sites too?

    This is a lot of work, but extremely doable! Think about it, finding a PLR product? Probably about 3 hours tops.

    Writing the 10 7$ ebooks? Maybe 5 hours or so, maybe a bit more.

    Doing the videos? Add on another 3 hours.

    OK so that's three days work there, then you have two days to build all of that traffic.

    Doable? YES! Hard? Heck yeah!

    Worth it? I dunno bro...how's that $2500?
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  • Profile picture of the author TheDebtEliminator
    Hello Aaron,

    You accomplished a lot of work and I am amazed in your ability to do so many things.

    Did you outsource anything or do it all yourself.

    Maybe you could bottle your abilities and make a WSO for that ... I would start for the first 10 that purchase a bottle at $595 and double it for the next 10.

    All the Best
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    • Profile picture of the author CatherineMay
      I hope you folks who are obviously old-timers at this don't mind a totally new person jumping in this thread.

      I'm just feeling my way around marketing on the internet. Have written a few articles, done a little of this and that. Have not yet made any money.

      This post has really opened my eyes to what level of diligence is required, but also what rewards are possible.

      I've been thinking about using wordpress to start selling physical products, but am confused by the post above from VegasGreg who says to use blogger instead. I thought everybody uses wordpress. So, are you saying VegasGreg (or anyone who can explain what he meant) that you aren't supposed to put a link to amazon or a paypal button on wordpress?

      Looking forward to an answer...and thanks so much for all this information.
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      • Profile picture of the author Sarah Russell
        Originally Posted by CatherineMay View Post

        I've been thinking about using wordpress to start selling physical products, but am confused by the post above from VegasGreg who says to use blogger instead. I thought everybody uses wordpress. So, are you saying VegasGreg (or anyone who can explain what he meant) that you aren't supposed to put a link to amazon or a paypal button on wordpress?

        Looking forward to an answer...and thanks so much for all this information.
        Hi Catherine,

        Hope it's alright if I jump in here - What VegasGreg is referring to is the fact that Aaron set up the blogs in his challenge on Wordpress.com - Wordpress' free blogging solution, which is pretty anti-commercial (aka - don't try to sell things or they take your blog away). These are the kinds of blogs that come with addresses like "yourkeyword.wordpress com." If you have to go free, Blogger is a better choice for now, although there's no guarantee they won't move to a more anti-commercial stance as well in the future.

        What most people in IM use is the version of Wordpress found on Wordpress.org (or installed through the Fantastico script system) that's installed separately on your hosting account, so that the Wordpress platform is running off your server. It's a much better option in terms of flexibility and usage, but you do have to buy the domain name to install it on.

        Let me know if you have any other questions!

        Sarah
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      • Profile picture of the author dou9las
        I am really curious about your video responses in blog comments.
        I guess I am a little behind the curve here.

        Actually, I have tried adding video embeds to blog comments in the past, but with no luck. Is that in fact what you did, or did you create the video response, and then link to that video in the blog comment?

        Congrats, and along with everyone else, I am astonished at how much work you got done in the 3-5 day period you documented.
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        • Profile picture of the author Karen Blundell
          this is incredibly inspiring!
          I congratulate you for your determination and most of all your time management skills. Excellent!
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          • Profile picture of the author VegasGreg
            Originally Posted by CatherineMay View Post


            I've been thinking about using wordpress to start selling physical products, but am confused by the post above from VegasGreg who says to use blogger instead. I thought everybody uses wordpress. So, are you saying VegasGreg (or anyone who can explain what he meant) that you aren't supposed to put a link to amazon or a paypal button on wordpress?
            Originally Posted by Sarah Russell View Post

            Hi Catherine,

            Hope it's alright if I jump in here - What VegasGreg is referring to is the fact that Aaron set up the blogs in his challenge on Wordpress.com - Wordpress' free blogging solution, which is pretty anti-commercial (aka - don't try to sell things or they take your blog away). These are the kinds of blogs that come with addresses like "yourkeyword.wordpress com." If you have to go free, Blogger is a better choice for now, although there's no guarantee they won't move to a more anti-commercial stance as well in the future.

            What most people in IM use is the version of Wordpress found on Wordpress.org (or installed through the Fantastico script system) that's installed separately on your hosting account, so that the Wordpress platform is running off your server. It's a much better option in terms of flexibility and usage, but you do have to buy the domain name to install it on.

            Let me know if you have any other questions!

            Sarah
            Thanks Sarah, you explained it exactly right.

            Wordpress.com (the free, not on your own host, version) not good.
            Wordpress.org (self hosted on your domain) extremely good.
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    amazing, you give me inspirational and challenge my self to do more!
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  • Profile picture of the author Ellen Violette
    This seems like a huge amount of work to me! I've just picked up the phone and called people who already bought from me in the past and made $7500 in a couple of hours.

    But if you're new and don't have a list and want to make money with ebooks,
    I think a much easier way to go is to write an ebook and do ebook launches or do a compilation ebook with several cowriters who have big lists. It takes more than 3 days but it's a lot less work! And per day you'l make more money! And the results are way more predictable as long as you find jv partners who's lists are targeted to what you are offering.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Faber
    Great post, you are either a highly focused workaholic or are on a first name basis with some purveyors of controlled substances. Seriously though, the leg work you just did could keep paying off for you for a long time. Did you set up an autoresponder to list build as well? My only concern would be that you did an awful lot of work and then jeopardized it by using wordpress.com blogs.
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    • Profile picture of the author aaronlamont
      Originally Posted by opportunitiesaplenty View Post

      Great post, you are either a highly focused workaholic or are on a first name basis with some purveyors of controlled substances. Seriously though, the leg work you just did could keep paying off for you for a long time. Did you set up an autoresponder to list build as well? My only concern would be that you did an awful lot of work and then jeopardized it by using wordpress.com blogs.
      I only really set them up on free blogs to start with to test the traffic that I can get and sales and once they are making consistent amounts of money I purchase a domain, host site on hostgator and then install blog and go all out.
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      • Profile picture of the author CatherineMay
        Originally Posted by aaronlamont View Post

        I only really set them up on free blogs to start with to test the traffic that I can get and sales and once they are making consistent amounts of money I purchase a domain, host site on hostgator and then install blog and go all out.
        I was just going to thank Sarah and VegasGreg for clarification on this issue of wordpress, when I saw this from aaron.

        Aaron, so apparently, you were able to use free wordpress blogs for awhile, and even have them monetized without being noticed and closed, then you switched to the paid version of wordpress. Right?

        Given the advice I've received on another thread, I'm going to work with blogger for the time being, but I'm curious how long you used the free wordpress in this way. A day? A week? A month? In other words, at what point did you decide that your product was worth going all out for?

        Since I'm new to all of this I'm also trying to find out how watchful the
        watchdogs are.

        Catherine
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        • Profile picture of the author SageSound
          Originally Posted by CatherineMay View Post

          I was just going to thank Sarah and VegasGreg for clarification on this issue of wordpress, when I saw this from aaron.

          Aaron, so apparently, you were able to use free wordpress blogs for awhile, and even have them monetized without being noticed and closed, then you switched to the paid version of wordpress. Right?

          Given the advice I've received on another thread, I'm going to work with blogger for the time being, but I'm curious how long you used the free wordpress in this way. A day? A week? A month? In other words, at what point did you decide that your product was worth going all out for?

          Since I'm new to all of this I'm also trying to find out how watchful the
          watchdogs are.

          Catherine
          He did not say free wordpress blogs, he just said free blogs.

          Wordpress.com ain't the only free blog site in town!

          -David
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          • Profile picture of the author CatherineMay
            Originally Posted by SageSound View Post

            He did not say free wordpress blogs, he just said free blogs.

            Wordpress.com ain't the only free blog site in town!

            -David

            Actually, if you go back to his very first post that started this very interesting thread, he does mention wordpress.

            Catherine
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            • Profile picture of the author SageSound
              Originally Posted by CatherineMay View Post

              Originally Posted by SageSound
              He did not say free wordpress blogs, he just said free blogs.

              Wordpress.com ain't the only free blog site in town!

              -David



              Actually, if you go back to his very first post that started this very interesting thread, he does mention wordpress.

              Catherine
              Perhaps, but that's not what you quoted.
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        • Profile picture of the author christftw
          That's crazy, and I love how you didn't get anything done the first two days and then went nuts working on it.

          Thanked. I'm going to try something similar. I'm also curious on how many of the sales were for what, too.

          Jesse
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  • Profile picture of the author Ralph89
    Aaron I totally agree with Karen Blundell

    This is incredibly inspiring!
    I congratulate you for your determination and most of all your time management skills. Excellent!
    In fact I've just printed it off so that I can read it over and over again to draw inspiration as a complete noobie. Well done, I've been working on a 2hrs a night when coming in from work mon-Thurs I guess I need to pick it up a bit. a mixture of training and work.
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  • Profile picture of the author GreatWebSuccess
    how much have you made since your 3 day journey?
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    • Profile picture of the author chris916
      It is funny how people can see the same thing so differently. So many are saying this is too much work, but I am seeing that simple free methods can generate cash. A little perseverance can go a long way.
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  • Profile picture of the author goliathseo
    I am inspired as well. I would like to try and generate $2k between now and next wednesday. Am going to start from scratch as well, bc I want to see how effective his techniques for myself are... I know they are effective, but of course results will vary... Therefore I want to personally see how varied they actually are.
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  • Profile picture of the author CBSnooper
    That is an impressive amount of work you've got done. It's amazing what can be achieved when you focus...
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  • Profile picture of the author Karen Connell
    Very Impressed.

    I am going to follow your lead and give it a shot.

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  • Profile picture of the author majidmaskat
    wow that is great well done, you should create another ebook on how you did this perhaps. Also your traffic generation were all free, also very effective
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  • Profile picture of the author n8
    Very impressive my friend! I love this post, you have all your ducks in a row and can tell your pretty organized. Keep up the great work. What is your natural niche?
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    • Profile picture of the author Ruth Hendrickson
      Aaron, your post is very inspiring and I'm going to give your system a whirl. The hard part is creating and writing all those reports in a short period of time. I think it would be best to outsource at least some of them. Thanks for your generosity and sharing this with us!
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  • Profile picture of the author Johnlee04
    I don't know what to say! But I will be reviewing this and make serious planning to refer on your method. Best of Luck!
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    I'm curious as to the video content. I presume you did not create a gardening video.
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  • Profile picture of the author Oregonman
    Great Post! Remarkably Concise! Absolutely Doable! In one post you have proven that smart (vs hard) work, time-management, an understanding of the viral nature of the internet and knowledge of where to get the information you need before you start will produce profits.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fun to Write
    Wow, Aaron

    I'm out of breath just reading this.

    Good job! All your planning and hard work is paying off big time. Thanks for sharing this with all of us.
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  • Profile picture of the author sahi
    Actually this is a good or rather an excellent example of doing a focused work and being focused and determined always gives the desired results.

    I wonder if some dedicated newbie at least tried this exact blueprint as laid down by Aaron!!!!!
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  • Profile picture of the author Micheallatour
    wow, this is great stuff.

    Keep it coming I'm sure this will help a lot of people out there
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  • Profile picture of the author DAS_Matt
    Know what i love about this post? No article marketing at all. For people who don't like to write or whatever keeps them from going with article marketing it gives them a viable alternative.
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  • Profile picture of the author im4success
    All I can say is WOW Aaron, that's dedication! I congratulate you on sharing your strategies with us all. It's a fantastic idea and will certainly put it to good use.
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  • Profile picture of the author goliathseo
    Well the next wednesday goal was not met, between issues with the computer and my birthday being in the middle of it(family and friends took me out for drinks and the like) it didnt get met so am pushing back to sunday... I have the product created the reports created, my goals set now all I need to do is to drive traffic to it but I will be adding my own twist to getting traffic. So I will keep you updated as to what is going on when I near the sunday DEADLINE!!
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