About Me and How I got Started

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Hello All!

My name is Chris and I live in upstate, NY which is about 1hr and half from the NYC. I have been studying internet marketing for the better part of 7 years now but have only had success the last 2 years, mainly because up until then I would only educate myself and wasn't taking any real action.

During that time finding an untapped niche was all the rave and the thing to do. My uncle at the time had bought some racing pigeons so I asked him "what the hell is pigeon racing?" after he filled me in I thought to myself this may be the untapped niche I had been looking for. I began researching and found that there was a small yet faith full community in this niche and I also found that it was indeed untapped. There were no digital products, no affiliates and noone doing any kind of internet marketing at all so I thought to myself this is a niche I feel I can get into and become an authority in.

I began by building a website and because I had no clue about this niche I simply found articles and content online and asked If I can post them on my site. I knew how important it was to build a list so I created a squeeze page. and because there were no products in this niche I created my first Clickbank product called "The Pigeon Racing Formula".

After all that I began updating my site daily and doing SEO and slowly my site began getting good organic rankings for some of my keywords and traffic slowly began flowing. I captured these leads into my list and began building a relationship with them by giving them good content. Once I had somewhat of a list built up I finally launched a few emails promoting my Clickbank product and in roughly 2 weeks I made just over $2,200.
I then began incorporating PPC and social media to drive targeted traffic and continue building my list and repeated the process.

I now have 4 clickbanC products and working on a 5th, over 6,000 subscribers on my email list, 7,000 fans on the fanpage and the site has since become an authority in the Pigeon Racing niche.

My goal now is to enter into a bigger more ever green niche, because although this tiny niche gave me experience and taught me many many good lessons it still hasn't given me the ability to go full time online as I still work a full time 9 to 5 CRAP!! day job.

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to let me know because I really do look forward to getting to know all of you.

Look forward to hearing from you
To your success!
-Chris
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  • Profile picture of the author seether101
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    cool man, like to see posts like this, very empowering....keep up d good work.
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  • Profile picture of the author sethdrebitko
    Great to see a local New Yorker can't wait to see how this turns out for you, and get some more info on your mini niches.
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  • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
    Thanks Guys!
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  • Profile picture of the author alfid
    All I can say is I'm glad you found that untapped niche. If you found one niche you can find more. Keep up the good work.
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    • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
      Originally Posted by alfid View Post

      All I can say is I'm glad you found that untapped niche. If you found one niche you can find more. Keep up the good work.
      Hey alfid thanks a bunch, to be honest in my opinion I think people should focus on the big evergreen niches instead of tiny untapped ones. Yes it makes a nice monthly income however if I would have invested all the time I have in this niche in one of the big three, health, wealth and Relationships I think I would be making much bigger income. But it's also good to diversify, but in the end it all comes down to one thing TAKE ACTION!.
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  • Profile picture of the author bangzenk
    interesting, I have been 4 years full online since I have graduated from hogeschool in Netherlands on 2008
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    • Profile picture of the author fedor50
      This is a very inspiring post. It's taking action that brings the results that we want. Information is great but it must be coupled with action otherwise it's all in one ear and out the other. Great motivating post and I'm sure you'll soon quit your day job
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      • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
        Originally Posted by fedor50 View Post

        This is a very inspiring post. It's taking action that brings the results that we want. Information is great but it must be coupled with action otherwise it's all in one ear and out the other. Great motivating post and I'm sure you'll soon quit your day job
        Thanks a million fedor, yea going full time online is my goal. Very glad you found some value in the post. Taking action is by far the MOST important thing in our business without it we go no where. I think people focus to much on strategies and techniques and stay in that ongoing learning curve. Get out there and take action in your business every single day.
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      • Profile picture of the author twisters
        Already I have started about me collect blessings.
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        • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
          Originally Posted by twisters View Post

          Already I have started about me collect blessings.
          Good for you Twisters! keep moving forward and taking action!
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    • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
      Originally Posted by bangzenk View Post

      interesting, I have been 4 years full online since I have graduated from hogeschool in Netherlands on 2008
      Thanks bangzenk!, thats really inspiring to me as going full time online is my goal!
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  • Profile picture of the author mlord10
    That is a cool story...I think I actually ran across your product when I was scouting CB niches a few months ago!

    Since you clearly have a lot of internet marketing experience, why not luanch some IM related products, or better yet become an affiliate for some 100% commission programs?

    I like the fact of promoting membership websites & setting up residual income streams...
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    • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
      Originally Posted by mlord10 View Post

      That is a cool story...I think I actually ran across your product when I was scouting CB niches a few months ago!

      Since you clearly have a lot of internet marketing experience, why not luanch some IM related products, or better yet become an affiliate for some 100% commission programs?

      I like the fact of promoting membership websites & setting up residual income streams...
      Hey mlord,

      Thanks!, yea I am actually working on my own IM stuff right now, lol yea I actually have 4 clickbank products in the pigeon racing niche and working on a fifth, you should deffinetly become an affiliate lol.
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    That's awesome - way to think outside the box!

    Now, I'm just curious about one thing..

    How do you race a pigeon??
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    • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
      Originally Posted by tooAlive View Post

      That's awesome - way to think outside the box!

      Now, I'm just curious about one thing..

      How do you race a pigeon??
      LOL I get asked that alot, basically racing pigeons will always fly back to their home loft. So for example lets say me and you have racing pigeons we basically load them up together take them out to the race release point and let them go, the birds will fly back to our lofts and they are clocked electronically when they land home by bands on their legs. Then it's calculated by the time and distance the bird flew which bird flew home the fastest and that declares the winner. Hope that makes sense to you if not let me know.
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    Congrats mate, its always nice to hear about success stories.
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    • Profile picture of the author Des Lau
      Great story!

      I watched a TV show the other day with a snippet about pigeon racing - and yep, i was like "No waay!!!".

      I still can't believe these creatures can have a memory or sense of direction lol
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      • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
        Originally Posted by Des Lau View Post

        Great story!

        I watched a TV show the other day with a snippet about pigeon racing - and yep, i was like "No waay!!!".

        I still can't believe these creatures can have a memory or sense of direction lol
        LOL thats usually the response I get when I tell people that people actually race pigeons lol. Yea they really are amazing creatures, they will find their way back home 500 miles away, it's amazing!
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      Originally Posted by Anoopchawla View Post

      Congrats mate, its always nice to hear about success stories.
      Thanks a million!
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    That's my new favorite 'random niche success story' I'm going to tell people now. Nicely done. (the old one was a guy I met at aff summit west who was crushing it in the farm animal stud industry online...strange niche as well)
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    • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
      Originally Posted by scottiek View Post

      That's my new favorite 'random niche success story' I'm going to tell people now. Nicely done. (the old one was a guy I met at aff summit west who was crushing it in the farm animal stud industry online...strange niche as well)
      Oh thats a good one too!! lol glad you liked the post Scottie. Yes basically any niche that has a passionate community behind it no matter how big or small can be profitable. The key is to really connect with that community and build a relationship with them.
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    It's really great. Loved your enthusiasm and you definitely provided a great insight.
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    • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
      Originally Posted by locke815 View Post

      It's really great. Loved your enthusiasm and you definitely provided a great insight.
      Thanks locke! glad youi enjoyed the post.
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    Great! It reminded me of my story. I started my online biz with only 1 Moondancing gig on Fiverr. Til now, I've earned 1000 usd and the orders are still rolling in!
    Anyway, I will share my story in another thread.
    Congratulations for u! Keep up the good work, bro!
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    • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
      Originally Posted by tumichael View Post

      Great! It reminded me of my story. I started my online biz with only 1 Moondancing gig on Fiverr. Til now, I've earned 1000 usd and the orders are still rolling in!
      Anyway, I will share my story in another thread.
      Congratulations for u! Keep up the good work, bro!
      OMG tumichael, thats too cool! my mom is I'm pretty sure the biggest MJ fan on the planet she has an entire room dedicated to him lmao. Great way of combining two different niches! very inspiring. Dance away my man!!!
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        Thats really cool Mogul.

        From now you just need to scale up.

        There are a whole bunch of dudes in some small areas of Melbourne that are die hard pigeon racers. I think if you can figure out a way to target all of these people you will do real well.

        From my understanding these types of people probably wouldnt all go to the net to look for pigeon racing books or information.

        You need to think outside the square and if you do I think you might just clean up!

        Im actually working on a product that might help you immensely, if you are interested i'll give you a free review copy when i'm done. Hit me up on the PM.
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        • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
          Originally Posted by Andrei Rotariu View Post

          Thats really cool Mogul.

          From now you just need to scale up.

          There are a whole bunch of dudes in some small areas of Melbourne that are die hard pigeon racers. I think if you can figure out a way to target all of these people you will do real well.

          From my understanding these types of people probably wouldnt all go to the net to look for pigeon racing books or information.

          You need to think outside the square and if you do I think you might just clean up!

          Im actually working on a product that might help you immensely, if you are interested i'll give you a free review copy when i'm done. Hit me up on the PM.
          Hey Andrei,

          Totally agree, actually Australia is a major part of my traffic. I am actually going to be doing some offline print advertising in some of the pigeon magazines as well. Yes i'm deffinetly interested, I'll PM you and let's connect.
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        • Profile picture of the author Cheryl Low
          I love your story Mogul. It's also a great lesson on succeeding through "thinking outside the box". I can imagine how some other internet marketer would have sniffed at the idea of a pigeon racer niche as being too esoteric and dismissed it off the bat. Good on you for having made it a success!!
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          • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
            Originally Posted by Cheryl Low View Post

            I love your story Mogul. It's also a great lesson on succeeding through "thinking outside the box". I can imagine how some other internet marketer would have sniffed at the idea of a pigeon racer niche as being too esoteric and dismissed it off the bat. Good on you for having made it a success!!
            Thanks Cheryl, yea it's deffinetly out of the box. It just shows that if there's a passionate community behind a niche no matter how small or weird it may seem, it can be profitable if you properly connect and build a relationship with that community. Focus on the people first and the money will follow.
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    OMG tumichael, thats too cool! my mom is I'm pretty sure the biggest MJ fan on the planet she has an entire room dedicated to him lmao. Great way of combining two different niches! very inspiring. Dance away my man!!!
    hey! it's GREAT, u know! GREAT feeling to see a BIG fan of MJ (although she's not a member here lol). And hey, would u mind saying Hi to her for me, and ask her what's her favorite song that she wants to see the dancing but MJ hasn't performed it, then shot me a pm, I will send you something that will make her "WOW!" (Brrr, my English is too confused, rite?).
    The idea is u ask her "hey mom, what song u wish to see MJ dance but he hasn't performed anywhere?". Don't tell her anything about me yet. After getting the song's name. Pls pm me and I will film a video of me dancing to that song and upload it on mediafire and send u the link to download. Note: ABSOLUTELY FREE. No Money, No Intention, No Offer/Favor-in-return involved!!!
    Strange?
    Well, that's the way I am. I love MJ, I love Moodancing, and I love all MJ's fans and I want to spread the L.O.V.E to everyone in the world as MJ did
    So, feel really FREE to shot me pm about that song
    Best regards
    Tu Michael
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  • Profile picture of the author mogulmap
    Originally Posted by MrMicroNiche View Post

    Great share very inspirational
    Thanks MrMicro! I'm glad you found it inspiring.
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    Nice story. Thanks for sharing.
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