[New Internet Marketer] Need tips!

by Gavori
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Hey,
I wanted to start internet marketing a few months ago, but I had no cash at all to help me get off my feet. However, during the passed weeks I have managed to scrape in a few hundred dollars from merchanting on an online game. As I am only 15 years old, I want to start internet marketing so I can internet market efficiently as time goes by. I have absolutely no knowledge in coding, let alone installing a WordPress theme.
I bought the domain "accessoriesforgaming.com" a while back, and didn't know what to do with it. Could anyone give me suggestions?
P.S I have roughly $200 on my Paypal and would really appreciate it if the payouts for your suggestions are either Paypal or AlertPay. I also have an account at DreamTemplate.com

Thanks in advance

and Merry Christmas!
~Gavori
#internet #marketer #tips
  • Profile picture of the author HarrisonJ
    Since you are into gaming, consider starting a forum about your favorite game, or writing an ebook or membership site on how to play that game well.

    Go onto Youtube and do a search for "wordpress" and watch as many videos as you need to until you know how to install it, and use it. Its easier than it looks.

    With the domain name accessoriesforgaming.com , you could start a blog where you post about new accessories that come out and monetize it with Amazon game-related affiliate products, but I'd recommend digging deeper into a niche than something broad like "accessories for gaming", start with one specific game that you are the best at and make something really cool for it. Look around on clickbank, there are many video game guides that have high Gravity (lots of sales).

    Read this forum every day for at least a half hour until you feel comfortable with seo, product creation, high converting pitch page creation, content creation, etc.

    There is a lot to making money online, it might take you months/years until you find something that really works for you. If you put in a lot of hours, and keep trying new things, you will eventually make money.
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    • Profile picture of the author Gavori
      Originally Posted by HarrisonJ View Post

      Since you are into gaming, consider starting a forum about your favorite game, or writing an ebook or membership site on how to play that game well.

      Go onto Youtube and do a search for "wordpress" and watch as many videos as you need to until you know how to install it, and use it. Its easier than it looks.

      With the domain name accessoriesforgaming.com , you could start a blog where you post about new accessories that come out and monetize it with Amazon game-related affiliate products, but I'd recommend digging deeper into a niche than something broad like "accessories for gaming", start with one specific game that you are the best at and make something really cool for it.

      Read this forum every day for at least a half hour until you feel comfortable with seo, product creation, high converting pitch page creation, content creation, etc.

      There is a lot to making money online, it might take you months/years until you find something that really works for you. If you put in a lot of hours, and keep trying new things, you will eventually make money.
      Alright, thanks harrison. I might consider affiliate marketing using the domain, any suggestions for affiliate programs for gaming accessories that pay out via alertpay or paypal? (I tried google, but couldn't manage to find a decent site)
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Tracey
    Hello Gavori,

    Here is an affiliate program that pays out 20% for every sale you refer to them. They sell gaming accessories and other stuff related to gaming. eDimensional Affiliate Program
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    • Profile picture of the author Matt Attack
      Hi Gavori,

      Check out a thread I made last week with some great methods for people just entering the IM realm.

      http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...e-methods.html



      Also if you're into gaming, I used to make some money (and actually still get some comissions to this day - 2 years later) promoting clickbank gaming strategy guides on youtube.

      Let me know if you have any questions
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  • Profile picture of the author Gavori
    Matt Attack, thanks. I will take a look at your thread now.
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    • Profile picture of the author ezmystic
      Yes I agree have a look at clickbank for gaming guides, but you can utilize facebook by setting up a page about the game you like best, just personalize it like 'World of Warcraft gold getting by John Doe'...You get where I'm coming from, and use your domain to build the list with a squeeze page with traffic from facebook. You can get this by finding similar pages in your niche and adding real content and information to them (Don't Spam and just add come to my page because it's great etc) PM me if you want some help with facebook traffic
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  • Profile picture of the author Exire
    Originally Posted by Gavori View Post

    As I am only 15 years old, I want to start internet marketing so I can internet market efficiently as time goes by. I have absolutely no knowledge in coding, let alone installing a WordPress theme.
    You won't need it. Everything--and I mean everything--you will ever need done can be outsourced. You should, however, have some idea of what your outsourcers are doing so you might want to read a couple of quick tutorials on installing a Wordpress theme, etc. Just so that you have a basic idea of the task.

    If you need Wordpress set up and want to outsource it, go to Fiverr.com and pay $5 for someone to do it. Fiverr is perfect for quick jobs like this. Now, if you wanted a custom theme done or something like that then one of the larger outsource sites is where you would want to go. You'll pay a bit more but you're more likely to find skilled professionals to do it. But, like I said, something like a quick Wordpress install can be had for $5, as can simple graphics (e.g., site headers, banners, ebook covers, etc).

    I bought the domain "accessoriesforgaming.com" a while back, and didn't know what to do with it. Could anyone give me suggestions?
    What immediately comes to my mind is an affiliate site for gaming accessories. You can set it up with a Wordpress ecommerce theme and use Amazon as your affiliate network. You can then give your own reviews of the products featured along with your affiliate link.

    You could also try dropshipping, but that's more involved so you can wait a while for that.

    P.S I have roughly $200 on my Paypal and would really appreciate it if the payouts for your suggestions are either Paypal or AlertPay. I also have an account at DreamTemplate.com
    If you want to be paid via Paypal you could use an affiliate network like PayDotCom, e-Junkie, RapBank, or Digiresults. You could see if there are any gaming related products that you could promote from your site (there should be plenty). You could also write your own ebook and put it up on those sites and sell it from your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trevor
    Originally Posted by Gavori View Post

    Hey,
    I wanted to start internet marketing a few months ago, but I had no cash at all to help me get off my feet. However, during the passed weeks I have managed to scrape in a few hundred dollars from merchanting on an online game. As I am only 15 years old, I want to start internet marketing so I can internet market efficiently as time goes by. I have absolutely no knowledge in coding, let alone installing a WordPress theme.
    I bought the domain "accessoriesforgaming.com" a while back, and didn't know what to do with it. Could anyone give me suggestions?
    P.S I have roughly $200 on my Paypal and would really appreciate it if the payouts for your suggestions are either Paypal or AlertPay. I also have an account at DreamTemplate.com

    Thanks in advance

    and Merry Christmas!
    ~Gavori
    Hi Gavori,

    You can start buying traffic right away, but I wouldn't do that for two reasons:

    1) $200 is not enough for testing
    2) You apparently have no experience, so you would probably burn your money away fast.

    I would recommend that you start with free traffic or so-called "bum" marketing methods, such as posting on forums and promoting related CPA offers there, Youtube marketing with videos pointing to affiliate products/CPA/Amazon, etc.

    If you can find yourself good at anything you think is "markettable" online, then follow it. Think outside the box, I'm sure there are many areas you know more than other people.

    You mentioned games above - that's great, because there are ways to make money buy monetizing "gamers" traffic - for example, by promoting CPA offers related to gaming. You can start by posting around on forums, as I already suggested above.

    Anyway, good luck!

    P.S.: One more thing I forgot, if you want to make more money for future investment, you can also be a worker on Fiverr and start selling something there - either services, advice or products. Have a look at what other people do there and what seems to be popular and be better than them, again, I'm sure you'll find something good.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gavori
    Alright, thank you all for your help! It has overwhelmed me seeing so many people able to lend a helping hand to a newbie like me.

    I will thoroughly plan out what I will do in a few hours, and put the plan to action after I come back from overseas(Leaving in a few days, coming back in February)
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  • Profile picture of the author Anthony Flatt
    Gavori,

    Since your wanting to make some money fast I would suggest making a squeeze page giving away an Ebook or Free Video on how to get "Free Accessories" or something just as compelling.

    Go to Aweber and setup a free 30 day account from www.aweber.com and create a form to capture email addresses from your squeeze page.


    Add a simple squeeze page to your existing domain. Make it a really simple squeeze page. At this point you will do better with a simple page rather than a page with a lot of content for your potential customer to get lost in and possibly leave without opting in to getting your FREE Guide/Report/Video or whatever.

    All you need to create an Ebook is a word processor and a free PDF printer driver like www.cutepdf.com for your word processor. If you want to make a free video, download a 30 trial of Camtasia at www.techsmith.com/camtasia.html to make your video.

    Go to google and youtube to research for ideas. You can sometimes watch 10 or 20 videos and get enough ideas to put your Ebook or Video together. You can search a lot of articles to make it really, really valuable. If it is junk your not going to get the optins your looking for.

    Once you have a squeeze page and a give away; you can buy some solo ads from http://www.buysolos.com/ or similar site and drive some traffic. Once you have some optins you can setup some autoresponder emails in Aweber with some www.clickbank.com offers. A clickbank account is free, easy to setup and there are a lot of offers out there. Beware a lot of Clickbank offers are crap.

    The quicker you have a giveaway product the sooner you can start building a list of potential customers. The sooner you start emailing that list offers the sooner you will start making some money.
    I bet you can do all this for under $100 and start making some money in a few days.

    Once you get a few hundred names on your list you can sell solo ads to your list, do ad swaps and buy more solo ads to grow your list.

    There are a million ideas these are just a few.

    I hope these ideas help.

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

    Anthony.

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  • Profile picture of the author visimedia
    if you don't want to waste your money, then I think you can go to wSO, buy a blueprint, then follow it , and make money with it! That's all, that's the best advice I can give you.
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  • Profile picture of the author smithangie28
    If you are new to Internet Marketing, I suggest you start with writing articles, once you master that, learn a different form of internet marketing. Only focus on one at a time otherwise, you'll get confused.
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  • Profile picture of the author talfighel
    Gavori,

    Why don't you hire someone to help you with your site. You can actually hire someone here in the forum or you can go to a website called Elance.com

    then I think you can go to wSO, buy a blueprint, then follow it
    That would be smart too.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dann Vicker
    You've shown great potential and dedication and this is good for you as you already have something to prove you can make money in this field.

    I’d say start with affiliate marketing but keep in mind that the real money is made with your own products. Don't let the stiff competition in affiliate marketing scare you away. There are some strategies you can use to effectively find your feet in this.

    The most important, of course, is to use opt-ins on your websites to collect leads that you can market to later.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dann Vicker
    You've shown great potential and dedication and this is good for you as you already have something to prove you can make money in this field.

    I'd say start with affiliate marketing but keep in mind that the real money is made with your own products. Don't let the stiff competition in affiliate marketing scare you away. There are some strategies you can use to effectively find your feet in this.

    The most important, of course, is to use opt-ins on your websites to collect leads that you can market to later.
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    Looking for high quality solo ad traffic? 200-2000 clicks available/day. Testimonials here. PM me

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