What is the Best Opt-in free gift/incentive you have seen?

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A free $500 video business training course, which actually looked pretty decent, was being offered on one site, just for opting-in!

Now that's generosity!
#free #gift or incentive #optin
  • Profile picture of the author crissie
    Yes, but out of the maybe 1000 who subscribe, one would get it.
    As a consumer I tend not to "fall for it" unless the site itself is interesting...beyond the offer.
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  • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
    The site was interesting and Everyone who opted-in got the offer Crissie!
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  • Profile picture of the author mknowles2262
    ive given away PLR packages of books or video courses as well.....you just have to make sure you let them know they are getting something that does have value and will help them if they put it to work
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  • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
    The best incentive is the one that answers the need of the target you put the ad in front of.
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  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Evans
    Originally Posted by David Braybrooke View Post

    A free $500 video business training course, which actually looked pretty decent, was being offered on one site, just for opting-in!

    Now that's generosity!
    That's the price they have (or may have) assigned to it.

    It's value on the other hand is another factor entirely...
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    • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
      Originally Posted by Daniel Evans View Post

      That's the price they have (or may have) assigned to it.

      It's value on the other hand is another factor entirely...
      I can appreciate that Daniel, from what I saw the value of the gift was substantial. Cheers.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by David Braybrooke View Post

    What is the Best Opt-in free gift/incentive you have seen?
    Probably this one.
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    • Profile picture of the author Terry Kyle
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      Probably this one.
      Perhaps Paul would be kind enough to share his conversion rate on that page Alexa?

      Good share, thanks.
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    • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      Probably this one.
      Paul gives huge value in his bait product. I go back to some of his writings every time I set up a new profit stream.but ...

      Paul's incentive is matched rather well to his target. It wouldn't work very well for the racing niche.That kind of makes the OP's question so broad it is hard to really answer.
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      • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
        Originally Posted by Troy_Phillips View Post

        Paul gives huge value in his bait product. I go back to some of his writings every time I set up a new profit stream.but ...

        Paul's incentive is matched rather well to his target. It wouldn't work very well for the racing niche.That kind of makes the OP's question so broad it is hard to really answer.
        Fair point Troy, but I deliberately avoided being niche specific here. The value of the opt-in gift will be relative to depending on who will use it. I just wanted some feedback on the title question as I'm currently mulling over potential opt-in incentives for one of my sites.
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        • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
          Originally Posted by David Braybrooke View Post

          Fair point Troy, but I deliberately avoided being niche specific here. The value of the opt-in gift will be relative to depending on who will use it. I just wanted some feedback on the title question as I'm currently mulling over potential opt-in incentives for one of my sites.
          Point taken David.

          With the quality of your threads and post here .. I am sure your opt in bait will be stellar.
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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    The best relationship-building Business to Business promotion I've seen is when an up and coming affiliate program offered VIRTUAL PERSONAL ASSISTANTS (writing and data entry) to anyone signing up with them. These trained VPAS boosted the business of the affiliate AND, of course, the affiliate program. That's a REAL win win situation.

    The problem with most 'freebies' is they push the ball to the court of the recipient. Either they don't know what to do with the ball or they are already seasoned marketers and are looking for something more. Offering actual RESULTS through VPAs is a good idea.

    It is not as expensive as some might think. There are good, previously trained VPA programs that start at $850 per month. You split their hours- 180 hours normally - into your program affiliates like 5 hours for each affiliate. So for one VPA, you recruit 36 guys who already know what they are doing. Not a bad deal considering the ROI is probably VERY positive.
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  • Profile picture of the author evilbunnies
    The freebies that I like best are the ones that are a short, actionable, and related to what your selling. Its nice to give them a little preview to show them the value of what your trying to sell them.
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    • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
      Originally Posted by evilbunnies View Post

      The freebies that I like best are the ones that are a short, actionable, and related to what your selling. Its nice to give them a little preview to show them the value of what your trying to sell them.
      I go for the big, expensive, over-the-top looking carrots personally. I want courses and expensive videos and exclusive giveaways that others charge money for, etc. - I want to be seduced in to signing up, and with some of us, the price is wa-a-a-ayyy high! People who over-deliver on opt-ins are always at the top of my favourites lists!
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  • Profile picture of the author JerrickYeoh
    it would be best that come with something that more people can get it and related to your product or services. It not necessarily have to be expensive but you can try with , whoever join can get your free tips, free consultation , free small part of video sharing , case study .
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  • Profile picture of the author pawlu68
    I have found that video courses work very well ... although in general, sometimes what has wider appeal is a 'bag of goodies' to include free software, ebooks, plugins, templates etc.
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    • Profile picture of the author David Braybrooke
      Originally Posted by akowally View Post

      I also like this one
      Thanks, looks interesting! But is it a presale?
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