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Hi,

I am new to IM, I slowly started making money through list building, but not much i must say like Money Spent = Money Gained
No profit so far,

I would like to know, what most people here do to earn money.

For Example:

List Building through Article Marketing/Forum Posts / PPC
Facebook Marketing
Twitter Marketing
Selling WSO

Please can someone share their strategies please, I dont want millions, i just need money to survive, thats it.

Waiting for your replies.
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  • Profile picture of the author sarlat
    Hey nocturnal911

    You need to do two things in my view:
    1. Find a group of people suffering from some massive problem that is affecting their life and to which they will pay good money for a solution
    2. Tailor a message to that group which delivers them a solution to this problem

    Everything else is in the detail - you build a list in order to communicate with them automatically and create a sales funnel which you can drive traffic to

    Its not strategies which you nned to focus on - its building a proper business.
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    • Profile picture of the author nocturnal911
      Thanks for your suggestion, So most people are here making money using their own products? Ok i am going to use dummies as a source to identify hungry customers. Anymore suggestion where can i find some people like that..?

      Originally Posted by sarlat View Post

      Hey nocturnal911

      You need to do two things in my view:
      1. Find a group of people suffering from some massive problem that is affecting their life and to which they will pay good money for a solution
      2. Tailor a message to that group which delivers them a solution to this problem

      Everything else is in the detail - you build a list in order to communicate with them automatically and create a sales funnel which you can drive traffic to

      Its not strategies which you nned to focus on - its building a proper business.
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      • Profile picture of the author KristinaChung
        I am new too so looking forward all advice:p
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      • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
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        Kristina and nocturnal911, this is for you. You may join some mastermind groups. Find them all here.

        Originally Posted by KristinaChung View Post

        I am new too so looking forward all advice:p
        Originally Posted by nocturnal911 View Post

        Thanks for your suggestion, So most people are here making money using their own products? Ok i am going to use dummies as a source to identify hungry customers. Anymore suggestion where can i find some people like that..?
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  • Profile picture of the author contentwriting360
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    Do what sarlat recommended and create your own product for that group of people. Since you've been into list building already, you can write a report that will answer the problem of your target customers (one short report as a teaser; one long report that contains the 'meat' of the shorter version). This is what most of our clients are doing.

    1. Find a group of people suffering from some massive problem that is affecting their life and to which they will pay good money for a solution
    2. Tailor a message to that group which delivers them a solution to this problem
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  • Profile picture of the author headmaster211
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    Friend, you are doing good till now. When I started out it was more like (money spent > money gained). You need to test and tweak. Look what is working for you and scale those. Weed out the things that are not working for you. Slowly you start seeing good returns. Don't just stop doing it, please.

    About different strategies, it goes the same way. For some offers, Facebook traffic works good and for some Adword, for some PPV. I try all kind of traffic to my squeeze page then just scale up what is working. Keep it simple.
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  • Profile picture of the author sarlat
    My advice is make a decision to build a proper business. Don't just pigeon hole this as "internet marketing". Understand how a a proper online business works automatically and how you can make money. Ideally start with your own products and affilates to promote but if need be start with affiliate marketing.

    As for niches focus on one of the big three broad niches:

    1. Health and fitness
    2. relationships
    3. Money and business

    Then pick a sub niche in any one of these and make it super focused (eg dating for over 50's (senior dating) or black people suffering from hyperpigmentation). Try and pick a niche where you have an interest and you are able to sell mutilple different products and in formats.

    Hope this brief explanation helped.

    S
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  • Profile picture of the author Marcus Rockey
    Building a list is essential to most online marketing largely because you don't have to spend so much on marketing...

    Do you have a goal or target in your mind?
    Is it concrete?
    How are you going to get to that target?
    What are the obstacles?
    Why aren't you already at your target?
    What is the quickest, cheapest and less stressful way of getting to the target?

    If you are at A and want to get to point B as soon as possible what is standing in your way?

    List, no list, article marketing, social media etc etc...
    Which ever you choose you need to know where you are going with absolute clarity.

    When you do market it is always better to find the avenue that suits your needs best and dive deep into its strategies rather than doing a little of one and a little of another.

    As for me...

    I have a business. A clear distinct business. Compared to what I was aiming for when I started out (to earn money and have the internet marketing lifestyle) I have systems, strategies and thoughout processes that get me to where I need to be with the least amount of effort, time and resources.

    The niche?

    The one I love, the one I am naturally good at and don't need to work so hard at to achieve my goals.

    Marcus
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    • Profile picture of the author nocturnal911
      Hi,

      Yes i have a goal in my mind, i want to make a living from IM, i can sit whole day in my computer, but dont know what to do. So merely i am working 2 -3 hours a day, that to on ppc on driving traffic to my squeeze. And the rest of the time i dont know what most to do. I bearly getting 1 -3 optins a day and 1 conversion for every 2 -3 days. I dont know what to do in the rest of the day..i mean i am confused of what to do. I reading many posts in warriorforum, many suggest me to do article marketing, but i am not good at writing as english is not my mother tounge, besides i have other options like blog comments and engaging in forums, but my niche is health related many forums..i must say most forums dont accept signatures , so how can i drive traffic to my squeeze page..?? Besides social media, i am working on twitter and facebook marketing from 2 days, so far no success from them, i have to try facebook ads also.

      These are my obstacles, and i am confused on how to overcome these..as i am leaving soo much time in free , as i am confused of what to do to drive traffic to my squeeze page...

      Can anyone here is kind enough to guide me in the right path..

      Thanks in advance..

      Originally Posted by Marcus Rockey View Post

      Building a list is essential to most online marketing largely because you don't have to spend so much on marketing...

      Do you have a goal or target in your mind?
      Is it concrete?
      How are you going to get to that target?
      What are the obstacles?
      Why aren't you already at your target?
      What is the quickest, cheapest and less stressful way of getting to the target?

      If you are at A and want to get to point B as soon as possible what is standing in your way?

      List, no list, article marketing, social media etc etc...
      Which ever you choose you need to know where you are going with absolute clarity.

      When you do market it is always better to find the avenue that suits your needs best and dive deep into its strategies rather than doing a little of one and a little of another.

      As for me...

      I have a business. A clear distinct business. Compared to what I was aiming for when I started out (to earn money and have the internet marketing lifestyle) I have systems, strategies and thoughout processes that get me to where I need to be with the least amount of effort, time and resources.

      The niche?

      The one I love, the one I am naturally good at and don't need to work so hard at to achieve my goals.

      Marcus
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  • Profile picture of the author jingrong
    How much time you spend on this business per day? 30 minutes, 1 hour, 3 hours or more. A lot of things to learn. What you need to do now is to focus on driving traffic to your website. Buy Solo Ads, Classified Ads, etc. Communicate more with your subscribers to build trust through BroadCast.
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  • Profile picture of the author nocturnal911
    Besides, what most people are doing here.. i mean are they promoting clickbank+squeeze page or amazon affiliates or any other cpa offers?

    can anyone tell me?
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  • Profile picture of the author Corey Geer
    There are people who make a lot of money promoting other people's products through established blogs/websites but the majority of the people who make decent money have their own services or products they're selling.

    1 - Find your market, research your potential audience, what they seem to be buying and why they seem to be buying it. If you have no idea what people are buying in a Niche, go to Digital Products Retailer: Affiliate Program & Sell Online - ClickBank and sort products by Popularity/Gravity to get an idea.

    2 - Either hire or write a sales page that sucks visitors in and leaves them wanting more.

    3 - For maximum profits, have users opt-in with their e-mail via a Squeeze page so you have some targeted e-mail leads you can occasionally e-mail with more products and announcements.

    Tweak, tweak and tweak some more. That's just a very brief breakdown of creating your own product and the steps you would take.

    When it comes to White Hat marketing, I'm going to say the majority of people have their own products and services they promote whether it's via WSOs or their own website.
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  • Profile picture of the author bigdaleln
    I am rather new to all this and I am enjoying all the good advise that is being given here.
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  • Profile picture of the author kazim
    Actually it depends business type. Personally I use Facebook marketing.
    I think facebook marketing is the best money making policy for beginner.
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    • Profile picture of the author nocturnal911
      i tried facebook marketing, but got no success from it, i mean i went to my niche pages and engaged in the comments and left my hop links there, so far no success from it, Recently i am going to try fb ads, but till now they have not approved my squeeze page. If you dont mind, could you tell me some suggestions on how to get succeed with facebook marketing?

      Originally Posted by kazim View Post

      Actually it depends business type. Personally I use Facebook marketing.
      I think facebook marketing is the best money making policy for beginner.
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  • Profile picture of the author CurtisSWN
    Most people on the WF do not make money, so don't do what most people do. If the goal is the make money that's not necessarily the way to go about it. To make money you need to supply a sufficiently needed resource and really help them.
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    • Profile picture of the author nocturnal911
      Hmm, But i dont think its true, as i see many people's success stories here on how they are making money here, and i agree with that i need to supply a resource for people who are looking for help. But for that i should have marketing skills atleast, thats what i am asking for facebook marketing.

      Originally Posted by CurtisSWN View Post

      Most people on the WF do not make money, so don't do what most people do. If the goal is the make money that's not necessarily the way to go about it. To make money you need to supply a sufficiently needed resource and really help them.
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