What products have you created?

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Hey Warriors,

I'm starting to seriously consider investing some time and money into creating my own (digital) product, intended for affiliate promotion.

Has anybody created their own products and entered them into the market?

If so, how well did it work?

Do you have any words of wisdom?

Thanks!
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  • Profile picture of the author x3xsolxdierx3x
    Originally Posted by highrank View Post

    Hey Warriors,

    I'm starting to seriously consider investing some time and money into creating my own (digital) product, intended for affiliate promotion.

    Has anybody created their own products and entered them into the market?

    If so, how well did it work?

    Do you have any words of wisdom?

    Thanks!
    My first product worked very well.

    Consider setting up both an actual website/sales page, along with a discounted WSO, with a discounted price for Warriors. (at least that's how it's suppose to work out...)

    Always strive to inject as much value as possible....go over and beyond and, if you run a WSO, be sure to respond to questions and concerns as expeditiously as possible.
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  • Profile picture of the author rockyonfire
    I have not yet created my first product. But I am planning to do so.
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  • Profile picture of the author englandrm
    My first product started out as a 6page e-book. Started selling around the web. I then created a basic software to teach the same lessons, and expanded the book to 31 pages.

    I was making a decent amount of sales, and had a great hold on the US market.

    I then partnered up with a European software company, who created some amazing software for me. While they technically own the rights to the software, I own the name and website. The sales from that one site support about 3/4 of living expense at the moment.

    As for words of wisdom:

    Research the market before creating the product. Make sure there's a need, and that you can move in comfortably on the competition.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steven Miranda
    MY first product was a stock image modeling collection. ( I'm a photographer)
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  • Profile picture of the author dvduval
    I've been creating software products for webmasters for several years now. I would say the trickiest part is getting the ball rolling. You need a core group of fanatical users who love your product. Once you have that, you can likely do well for many years. So plan ahead so you can steadily move toward a viral situation where people love your product and even want to tell others.
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  • Profile picture of the author sbucciarel
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    Words of Wisdom? Don't create junk just to make money. Make sure your product is unique and high quality. Build up a reputation for launching high quality products and people will look forward to your next product.
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    • Profile picture of the author magnates
      Originally Posted by sbucciarel View Post

      Words of Wisdom? Don't create junk just to make money. Make sure your product is unique and high quality. Build up a reputation for launching high quality products and people will look forward to your next product.
      i could not agree more . You can't just create anything . It must work . The problem with most products in the IM niche is that they make bogus promises they cannot keep . If your product does not work , your buyers will not become your affilaites .nobody would want to associate with you in your next launch and now begins a downward spiral

      The first product may not get that much attention simply because nobody know you yet but if you keep bringing in the quality after your 3 or 4 status , you would reach guru status from consistently launching quality products ,
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    • Profile picture of the author oneplusone
      Originally Posted by sbucciarel View Post

      Words of Wisdom? Don't create junk just to make money. Make sure your product is unique and high quality. Build up a reputation for launching high quality products and people will look forward to your next product.
      L@@K ^^^^^

      It's true, it's easier to get affiliates on board too if you've got a high quality product/service, in most niches serious affiliates don't want to damage their lists by promoting junk.

      Good luck
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      • Profile picture of the author TroyNotes
        Originally Posted by oneplusone View Post

        in most niches serious affiliates don't want to damage their lists by promoting junk.
        Totally, serious affiliates won't even look at you until you have hard numbers on conversion rates, and stick rates, total value of customer, refund rates.

        Meaning you can't get their attention until you ALREADY HAVE success. Counterintuitive.
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        • Profile picture of the author highrank
          Originally Posted by TroyNotes View Post

          Totally, serious affiliates won't even look at you until you have hard numbers on conversion rates, and stick rates, total value of customer, refund rates.

          Meaning you can't get their attention until you ALREADY HAVE success. Counterintuitive.
          I hadn't thought of that!

          It looks as if I will have to be my own succesful affiliate first, so that I can create some impressive figures.
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  • Profile picture of the author TroyNotes
    As a owner of an interactive agency, I have created lots of products for other people, small and fortune 500 clients alike. But they played the game differently than most in the IM space.

    I've done ok as an affiliate. Which I highly recommend doing for a bit so you can understand the mindset of affiliates you want to help you out.

    Have had some big products in development for years. Most of these are in the 1-10M dollar a year range. So require getting super affiliates (a.g. big name IM gurus). This is much harder and requires lots of social engineering over years to get right.

    But before that, I'm just starting to create small products of my own and it's quite a ride. Despite all my experience and "super powers" getting a product done and marketed and profitable if you're not known is not for the faint of heart.

    If you're starting out, is understanding you have to give lots before you can get back. A product without 3 extral points of proof is unlikely to be recieved well even if it is indeed the cure for cancer + world peace ALL in one.

    So how do you get proof? You have to give it away, and insome cases incentivize people to take action. Places like the warrior forum are great way to find a few people if you're in the IM crowd.

    I'd also encourage you to think market first. A product without a viable marketing channel is dead..and working with inventors I have seen literally hundreds of thousands of dollars of good product get collected as garbage as the marketing wasn't viable.

    So I'd recommend that you try getting up a sales page FIRST before finishing your product. Put alternately if you had your product finished in a box on your dining room table...what would you do next to get money as that product by itself will never send you a paycheck.
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    • Profile picture of the author Kevin AKA Hubcap
      Originally Posted by TroyNotes View Post

      A product without a viable marketing channel is dead..and working with inventors I have seen literally hundreds of thousands of dollars of good product get collected as garbage as the marketing wasn't viable.
      So so true. Many inventors believe the world will beat a path to their door because their product is what the world has been waiting for.

      Truth is the product may be spectacular but if people don't know about...well.... they don't know about it.

      Marketing is essential. The situation described in the above quote is a godsend for marketers who can reach those audiences. You can partner with these product owners or even buy their inventions for pennies on the dollar.
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  • Profile picture of the author Fernando Veloso
    Good advises here to get you on the right track. If you're up for a IM product, follow Suzanne's advise: don't create/promote junk.
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  • Profile picture of the author agriz
    I have done some projects for my own to increase my traffic for my website. I am planning to sell them here now. I got my traffic now in 2Lakhs from 30lakhs

    They are facebook apps
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