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Advice on a marketing business

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by itsromanorc, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    Sadly I've no success in my last online business I started offering SEO - Web Design and Branding. I was of course going to outsource the SEO because I wouldn't be able to handle it all as I'm a one man team.

    I've later realized that in my country no one likes to spend money when it comes to online stuff. They either want stuff really cheap or free.

    I don't want to quit just yet, I even thought about starting a small business selling a product (not digital) but then I felt I was more into marketing.

    Is there any thing I could focus on and not like offer more than one service. I want to stick to one thing as I'll be one person only and just starting out basically. I was thinking like offering some offline marketing like gurellia but not sure. I would appreciate any input.
     
  2. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    A friend of mine has built a successful business on giving small businesses a free professional website if they host with him, once he builds trust he up sells services. After 15 or so years he has a good business and employs staff
    Good to see you are not giving up OP
     
  3. redarrow

    redarrow Elite Member

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    You got enough info what you said to earn a fortune, if you read what your saying....

    In your country people are looking for free items , as they dont like spending .

    Offer them free items

    Discount codes for products.

    Use a afflicate so you get paid, i suggest Surveys .

    Get your users to fill in surveys ,for you to provide discount codes.

    You seach the internet every week for discount codes , and you set up a website where users have to fill in a survay to get the discount codes.

    You get cash from afflicate and they get the discount info.

    All free for them...
     
  4. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    I wouldn't mind but that's basically a web design business where there are too many around, almost at every corner. I could add that on in the future but I still need to find that one service to offer them first.
     
  5. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    I get
    I get you man, but that's not something I'd want to start on
     
  6. redarrow

    redarrow Elite Member

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    You might change your mind if it makes £500 a day , only try to help
     
  7. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    No I definitely understand, I appreciate your input seriously :)
     
  8. Jason Bradbury

    Jason Bradbury Power Member

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    If you want to make serious money most times you need to target uk us ca or au
     
  9. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    I assume you mean offering SEO services or something but Do you think they would trust someone who's not from their country. I doubt that hey, especially if they want to meet etc. I prefer to do something in my country
     
  10. blogzandstuff

    blogzandstuff Elite Member

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    If you are doing online marketing then you still have to charge, but you said they won't pay
     
  11. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    Yes that's why I want to start something where maybe online marketing is not solely needed. Like more traditional marketing with a twist, like how you have guerilla marketing but focusing on one thing for now before expanding
     
  12. blogzandstuff

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    I'm getting confused now, you are answering your own question, I can see this going nowhere, so I'm out. Good luck
     
  13. itsromanorc

    itsromanorc Regular Member

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    Cool