What would you do with $30?

by oregongal 21 replies
I thought I'd see what responses I got on my question. I got a $30 affiliate check and I want to reinvest it in my business. I know it's peanuts, but it's mine to do with as I please.

My goal is to make more affiliate sales from my website. I've been writing articles but don't haven't had the time to write very many. I definitely want to increase traffic, but is $30 enough to fund PPC? I've never done that, and I think my keywords would probably be fairly expensive anyway.

SO, give me your best shot, that is if my $30 is worth anything.
Thanks
#main internet marketing discussion forum #$30
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  • Profile picture of the author ahuddy
    Buy banner ad space on a site similar possibly.
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  • Profile picture of the author Emailrevealer
    It's not going to make a dent in PPC.

    Maybe directory links?
    Hire an article writer ?
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  • Profile picture of the author Fairuz Talib
    Save it, and raise some more. Then go to the WSO and look for a good product with resale rights/ plr, and you can have your own product, sell it and keep 100% of the profit.

    Later you can run your own affiliate program, and let others promote your product and you can 'make money while you sleep'.

    Just my 2 cents.

    Fairuz Talib
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    • Profile picture of the author oregongal
      Those are some good ideas. I'd thought about getting some articles written. I hadn't really considered creating a product and all that goes with it. But I can see that could be profitable.

      Any more ideas?
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      • Profile picture of the author jan roos
        I would go to the WSO forum and spend it on a good informational product to learn new ways of generating traffic to my site. Or I'll spend it on hiring a writer.
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        • Profile picture of the author vorales
          Hi There,

          Well i guess u just keep that $30 with you,and just work the way you work for that $30.
          Use the same technique to earn more money.

          When you have more money than you can think of many many ideas where and how to invest for your own business.
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          • Profile picture of the author Johnson Tay
            Use it for a WSO

            It's not enough for PPC
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          • Profile picture of the author Michael Mayo
            Hi ,

            If I were you I would add seven more dollars to it and join the Private War Room here on the Warrior Forum.

            It could at least quadruple(if not more)your investment!

            Have a Great Day!
            Michael
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            • Profile picture of the author mmurtha
              Originally Posted by Michael Mayo View Post

              Hi ,

              If I were you I would add seven more dollars to it and join the Private War Room here on the Warrior Forum.

              It could at least quadruple(if not more)your investment!

              Have a Great Day!
              Michael
              Dang Michael,

              Lol I just came back in here to post that, and you beat me to the punch!

              oregongal,

              He's right. That would be the best investment of your life at this point.


              Mary
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              • Profile picture of the author oregongal
                Wow! Thanks for all the replies guys. I am wondering what a Macro program is? A couple of you mentioned joining the war room. What do you see as the main advantages there as opposed to just participating in this forum?
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  • Profile picture of the author danaprince
    Maybe buy 3 domains in 3 new niches and make new niche blogs. Start researching and writing content for those topics and see how much more money you can make
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    • Profile picture of the author Rob Lee
      You could get an ebook cover graphic designed for that.
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  • Profile picture of the author mmurtha
    Hey oregongal,

    I'd do 1 of 2 things with it.

    I'd either save it and then add to it as I gained more checks so I could do something worth while to benefit my business ... like something I needed outsourced badly.

    Or, I'd spend it on a tool that will either help me automate something in my business like a shor Macro program, or something like a keyword tool.

    To be honest with you $30 isn't much for PPC. No if you were around say a year or two ago, you might have done a little good with it.


    Mary
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  • Profile picture of the author nebuer
    I would invest it in domains, start up a site and then flip it a while later.
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    • Profile picture of the author Michael Mayo
      oregongal,

      The information contained in the War Room is unequaled any where else
      on the net.

      The War Room contains information for not only generating an income
      online but also ways to create and sustain a business.

      With that said, I didn't even scratch the surface.

      Hope that Helps,
      Have a Great Day!
      Michael
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      • Profile picture of the author Michael Mayo
        OK Mary...lol

        That time you beat me to it!

        Have a Great Day!
        Michael

        PS, We're Even Now! :p
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  • Profile picture of the author mmurtha
    To be honest with you?

    You get the nity grity instead of the surface stuff.

    People in there give info that is basically a step above what you find in this section.

    It's not that this forum doesn't do well in that department, because they do. It's like I said, the War room gives more indepth details.

    As far as Macros go, they are a way to automate tasks that you do repeatedly. You can create a small program or buy one that will do the simple tasks for you so you don't have to waste your time. You can then do more important things.

    Here are just a few things you can automate with Macros:

    Rewrite articles
    submit articles
    submit sites to directories
    Look up keywords, and fetch them
    fetch content

    post to your wordpress, blogger, etc blogs at specific times, with specific articles

    You can schedule almost any task you need done on your computer without you having to do it manually.

    Just remember this list is in no way comprehensive. It's a very small tip of the iceburge.

    There are much larger Macro programs that will do much bigger jobs for you.

    Btw, there are a couple of good Macro programs out there that you can search for. You can find out more info about them there.

    Hope this helps ...


    Mary
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    • Profile picture of the author oregongal
      Oh, thanks Murtha. I get it.

      I take my time to decide on things like this. So, my $30 check is still in my wallet while I'm thinking about it.

      I appreciate all the input. It's interesting to get differing points of view.
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      • Profile picture of the author mmurtha
        Originally Posted by oregongal View Post

        Oh, thanks Murtha. I get it.

        I take my time to decide on things like this. So, my $30 check is still in my wallet while I'm thinking about it.

        I appreciate all the input. It's interesting to get differing points of view.
        Hey oregongal,

        Now you're cooking kid!

        Just take one step at a time, and you'll get there.

        No problem, am just glad we could help.

        And yes, it gets interesting.

        I wish you well in whatever you do.

        Just do yourself a favor ... keep asking questions, keep learning and growing,and get connected with some good people.


        LMBO Michael!

        You know what they say, what goes around sometimes comes around.

        BUT, you know that neither one of us knew what the other was intending.

        Take care ...


        Mary
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  • Profile picture of the author kkchoon1
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    Buy new domain and hosting, re-invest new sites and make more money!

    Just put more effort in your "free" marketing campaign, such as writing articles, $30 can't help much but getting new domains and website!
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    • Profile picture of the author oregongal
      I love it when a lot of people try to help. Not just when I ask question, but in general. This is my favorite place to go to get input and information. I have learned a lot here. I've just been kind of going at my own pace and am getting excited now that I've been getting sales!

      Really need to up the traffic a bit. I have thought about more domains and sites but I am trying to focus getting traffic to the ones I have right now.

      Thanks again for all your interest and help!
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