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(*'-^) A new market, make a shitload of money now!!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by projectx, Feb 10, 2010.

  1. projectx

    projectx Power Member

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    Intro

    I started as webdesigner 10 years ago and get from one thing into another like most of us do.

    About 2,5 years ago i started with widgets, just basic flash stuff with a embed code. The word widget is just a bs word, everything with a embed code is a ''widget''.

    Ok Projectx enough of the blablabla crap what is your point?

    Don't worry keep reading ...

    The power of a widget is that it can easy be spread on social networks, blogs etc. This mean viral spreading (free advertisement)
    Another benefit is that widgets will automatic create organic backlinks what is good for SEO.

    Yeah fun whatever how i will make money?, you eating my time man.

    Ok ok let me start with one of the thousand methods you can use:

    The RSS widget method

    1: Go to http://www.widgetbox.com/make/feed and sign up for a pro account, this will cost you $3.99/ amont for a small account, you can always upgrade if shit works for you. or try http://www.rssinclude.com for $36.50 a year.
    ( paid versions don't have their logo;)

    2: Start looking for party organisers with a website that have a RSS feed, most party organisers will drop weekly dance events. The best thing is if they have a myspace, facebook or other social network.


    3: Make a rss widget with their logo or whatever and show it to them, explain that they users can spread their party events on the internet with this widgets.

    4: Charge them a small fee a month or sell it for a reasonable price ($250) (this is a lot cheaper that what they pay for flyers every week.)


    There you just see a expample now twist it and aproach a lot markets not just this one.

    Here are a few tips:

    -Use gigya.com or clearspring.com for widget distribution.
    Spread widgets on widgetbox, widgets.yahoo.com, google.com/ig/directory, widgipedia.com, springwidgets.com etc use google, i'm to lazy

    -You can also provide desktop and mobile apps and charge something like $500

    You can use this also for your personal IM.

    Remember i just gave one shitty example, you can use countdowns for events..oops there i gave another one;)

    If your good at coding you van make your own stuff, no need for 3rd parties.

    NOTE: DON'T SELL THIS STUFF ON DP OR ANYWHERE ELSE, I WILL HUNT FOR YOU C*CK SUCKERS.
     
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  2. Spotless

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    What if you make the widget and the organisers refuse to buy it ?
     
  3. projectx

    projectx Power Member

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    You don't even have to make it first, but it helps if you come up with a product that they can see working. If hey don't want it than ask if you can use it a for your portfolio.
    It is really easy to make this type of widgets it can be don it less than a hour just make 10 and approach them, if you got only one sell it would be ok.

    If you become handy you can stamp out like 20 a day easy or buy widgets they cheap.
     
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  4. noph34r

    noph34r Regular Member

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    I have done and sold so many Flash/AS widgets, your method is really interesting and doable. I'd add few code lines to my apps and sell as unique item. It should be good add a little FLV player to the widgets, those dumb PR people get crazy for videos and make their shitty parties be seen.
     
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  5. willmiz

    willmiz Newbie

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    Great method! I wish I could think as creatively as some of you sometimes.
     
  6. projectx

    projectx Power Member

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    Yeah if you can code your own stuff than you can add more options, video is indeed a great option, i made a lot flash widgets , what i do is use a basic and change the header and a few things and bam in just 20 minutes a new widget.
     
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    Yes and if you are lazy, could add a XML configuration file to setup all the parameters and send the embed code to customers, less than 10 minutes.
    The same file could be sold as unique every time. And do we want to talk about BH sides of this method?
     
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    KBC-12 Regular Member

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    A+ Projectx, I LIKE THIS! I thought of an interesting spin for a mobile app for a specif type of offline business, could be combined with the widget as well.

    What if you are not a coder?

    How much should I be looking to spend on outsourcing this to one?
    Widgets like you explained all the way up to videos ect...
    Just a nice range/estimate would be great.

    Thanks
     
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  9. mgs

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    Interesting, but the key here is how to find the right organizers and how to convince them to pay, coz they can do this for free other ways.. .
     
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  10. projectx

    projectx Power Member

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    Look on social networks, party sites etc. They can do this for free , but not with their own logo and link, just give them a good talk.

    Remember , you can do this with a bunch of other niches not only party's

    Just twist this method not only rss or party organizers.
     
  11. HoNeYBiRD

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    coz they're lazy and dunno shit about how to create something like this, even if it's simple and $250 is not too much money for them, they can afford it easily...if you can convince them and they find it useful
     
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    projectx Power Member

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    Remember they spend sometimes thousands on advertising and flyers, so $250 is really nothing for free viral advertising.
     
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    You can find coders that would do things for $50 or less.
     
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    because in the time it takes for me to learn everything i need to know about cars and then how to build one, i could purchase my own island.

    so why not hire people who already know how to make a mercedes, pay them to do it and spend my free time doing what i like most - making money and buying islands.

    I can spend my time learning how to do everything and get what I need for free OR spend that time doing what I enjoy instead of risking death before I even apply my knowledge in order to survive.

    it's not about being lazy or not, but sticking with what you are good at. there's not much time to live and if I can pay someone to make my clothes for me, I'm going to spend that time doing whatever I do best and we trade with money or a little of my service for some clothes.


    ~outsourcing~


    anywho, i love these methods the most
    provide service and trade for money or service/trade.

    easy to use what you've got instead of taking time to learn what might not work - that's just me :p
     
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  15. dukeofism

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    Any idea where you can learn to code this yourself?
     
  16. projectx

    projectx Power Member

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    I don't think people get the point, you can do this with FLASH, HTML , JAVA, mobile apps or whatever you already know and can do.

    Like i said don't focus on one market, you can do this for music bands, shops, stores, schools, etc. like i said this market is total open!
     
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    Thanks for the method. Really nice share.
     
  18. vini

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    And If I'm not THAT good on coding, Give up this method?
     
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    Asked and answered, basically...

     
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    what is the difference between widgets and Imacros ? thanks