Priorities for a new business?

by alesh
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When you start a new business online, after you have created the site and a couple of content, what is your priority?

Rank well in Google?
Create a Product + Backend?
Create other content?
Other?

How do you split your time?
#business #priorities
  • Profile picture of the author RogozRazvan
    Unless your business is the child of a round A financing, your first priority should be bringing a ROI. And this is generally done by building a list.
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  • Profile picture of the author ivantk
    Create and distribute content on other popular websites.
    Create useful content that rank well in Google and help visitors
    Build email list
    Create a Product and Sell it as well as recommend other useful products to your audience.
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  • Profile picture of the author fallison
    I recommend developing high quality content for your site. As soon as you have enough, use it to develop a free product to build an email list. Your site and your list will be the foundation for a successful business for years to come.
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  • Profile picture of the author JensSteyaert
    I would say a combination between adding more high quality content, engaging your audience on socal media and building an email list.

    The content and social media engagement will build trust and authority, the email list will bring you the sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by alesh View Post

    When you start a new business online, after you have created the site and a couple of content, what is your priority?
    To attract targeted traffic to the site and collect the visitors' email addresses. (I'm mostly a ClickBank affiliate marketer, so I can't make money without doing that).

    Originally Posted by alesh View Post

    Rank well in Google?
    No - that doesn't help me at all: http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ml#post8659398

    (I do always end up ranking very well in Google, for a large variety of keywords of medium competition, because that happens to be a small but reliable side-effect of the major traffic-generation method I use, but those rankings aren't anything that bring me the good, responsive, traffic I need to make a living - it just brings me floods of crap traffic that's particularly difficult to monetize. Fortunately I have some real traffic, too, from other sources!).

    Originally Posted by alesh View Post

    Create a Product + Backend?
    Not for me: I'm an affiliate, and I think that for most aspiring internet marketers, most of the time, that's actually far easier money and usually more of it, as well. Here are just ten of my reasons for thinking this.

    Originally Posted by alesh View Post

    Create other content?
    Some. The primary purpose of my websites is always the collection of the visitors' email addresses. You don't really need a lot of content for that. Just enough to show people clearly that it isn't a squeeze page so that I don't drive away all the "best future customers" who are typically the exact ones who won't opt in via squeeze pages..

    I do create other content, though, because that's what I use to attract the traffic I need, by article marketing (but once I've created the content, I do actually publish it on my own site first, always, though of course most visitors won't ever read it there).


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