Killing Two Birds With One Stone

by Mike Williams 5 replies
I'm one of the few people that actually think it's not a bad idea to start out your IM career in the IM niche for a variety of reasons.

But here's one of them:

Two huge complaints people report about why they are not successful online is: not knowing where to begin and information overload.

To those people let me suggest that your question holds the answer (at least in the IM niche).

Every time you get some new information-stop- think about it- and put it in your own words in a Word document. Crank that out as a new Ezinearticle or blog post.

Find a related affiliate product and link to it at the end of your article (if it's an ezinearticle link to a review you've created on your blog which holds the affiliate link). Instead of information overload being an enemy, turn it into a friend by putting that info into your own words and getting it out in front of the public. Always remember that you can copy the idea as long as you don't copy the expression. Start turning these little nuggets of information you get into dollars and cents.

Putting the information in your own words will solidify your understanding of the concepts and turn your information overload into something productive that's growing income for you.

After enough time reading, learning and writing your own articles on the topic you might just be able to put all the pieces together and wake up an internet guru yourself!

Try it.
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  • Profile picture of the author Monetize
    Another reason the IM niche works well is that
    IMers tend to spend money on a ton of ebooks,
    systems and programs searching for the secret
    magic formula.
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    • Profile picture of the author CarolStep
      I still consider myself a beginner but I did the thing that I try to advise against - starting out in IM. I did so because I truly love teaching and I saw this as a way to keep teaching.

      What you suggested Mike is an excellent idea. From the very beginning of my journey on the learning curve, I kept notes on everything. Sometimes I copied and pasted -- maybe just a word, phrase or sentence that would jog my memory. I didn't write articles about it but I can't tell you how valuable my extremely organized (did I mention I am a bit compulsive) resource file is.

      I have now started a practice that many of you probably do. When I read a book, I rank it on my spreadsheet. I also write down at least 2 things from the book that I want to implement in my business (or would recommend someone else use). If there aren't 2 things in the book, it immediately gets a "Don't bother" recommendation. Although I don't publish this "Don't Bother" list, I may do that on my blog in the future.

      Carol Smith
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      • Profile picture of the author Tristan Bull
        I have to agree with you Mike. Jump in the IM market, it's huge and soo profitable.

        Of course there is still a lot to learn but you might as well learn in the most profitable market where you are virtually guaranteed to make some money even if you are a complete newbie
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        • Profile picture of the author Tony Shepherd
          Great post although expect a lot of 'the IM niche is too saturated' and 'how can you sell in the IM niche if you're a newbie?' type posts.

          I think it's a huge and highly profitable niche and of course you DON'T have to have made a penny online to start selling in the IM niche.

          There are other ways to start in this niche

          Sell shovels for example.

          Sell services and tutorials to other newbies.

          Works really well.

          Good luck

          Tony
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  • Profile picture of the author David_Thompson
    Originally Posted by Mike Williams View Post

    I'm one of the few people that actually think it's not a bad idea to start out your IM career in the IM niche for a variety of reasons.

    But here's one of them:

    Two huge complaints people report about why they are not successful online is: not knowing where to begin and information overload.

    To those people let me suggest that your question holds the answer (at least in the IM niche).

    Every time you get some new information-stop- think about it- and put it in your own words in a Word document. Crank that out as a new Ezinearticle or blog post.

    Find a related affiliate product and link to it at the end of your article (if it's an ezinearticle link to a review you've created on your blog which holds the affiliate link). Instead of information overload being an enemy, turn it into a friend by putting that info into your own words and getting it out in front of the public. Always remember that you can copy the idea as long as you don't copy the expression. Start turning these little nuggets of information you get into dollars and cents.

    Putting the information in your own words will solidify your understanding of the concepts and turn your information overload into something productive that's growing income for you.

    After enough time reading, learning and writing your own articles on the topic you might just be able to put all the pieces together and wake up an internet guru yourself!

    Try it.
    Nice post Mike I think you are on to something here buddy...

    I would say that for most starting out it's like a dog trying
    to catch it's own tail...LOL

    Info overload just keeps the newbies buying new stuff to
    put on their shelves or store on the pc...so the industry
    will always be there...

    --David
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