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EBOOK Marketing Strategies*

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by uzzi69, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. uzzi69

    uzzi69 Regular Member

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    I want to sell an ebook.I've made the sales letter and i've put it on a domain.Now i need traffic and i don't know where to start.Can you guys share some working methods to get targeted traffic without investment?

    I think your answers will help a lot of people not just me...
     
  2. lewi

    lewi Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    did you make the ebook or what?
    often you dont need a sales letter if its someone elses ebook you just need to make a presell page etc... it is alot easier like that for conversions

    the only reason you should need to create a sales page is if the ebook is yours or if the sales page sucks but you have to contact the owner of the ebook and check to see if it is okay to use your own sales page and redirect straight to their checkout page.

    however please explain more so i can help more
     
  3. uzzi69

    uzzi69 Regular Member

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    it's not an affiliate program.it's my own ebook.sales letter looks good,convincing.i use paypal as a payment processor.the problem is i don't know where to start to bring targeted traffic.I don't have enough money right now to invest in ppc services,so ii need some free working black hat techniques so start with.Please point me to some directions.thanks
     
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    Well..sell it on di*gita*lpoi*nt maybe? too sort
     
  5. zebrahat

    zebrahat Elite Member

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    There are ebooks on how to market ebooks, google around. SEO-wise, review your book content and decide 1) what demand does it specifically fill, and 2) what are the best niche keywords associated with that demand. Double check with some keyword search tools, build the minisite/blog/lens and articles around the keywords, and link the site to your sales or presell page. You could premiere it as a WSO to test how popular it will be and to gain testimonials. Project how many sales you want/month, then do a test PPC campaign to see what the real world conversion rate is. BH-wise, look over the tactics suggested in the make money section, try out the ones that appeal to you.
     
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    Divide your efforts into two

    1. short time traffic
    Find forums of your niche and start posting

    2. long time traffic
    build backlinks and if ur doing bh then work on your doorways
     
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    what is your niche? Forums are the best place to promote some particular products
     
  8. uzzi69

    uzzi69 Regular Member

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    What's the best script for doorways?I have phantom cloaker.I've created the doorway pages,i've put it on my server but i don't know how to link them to my website.Do i have to put a link to the index doorway page on my website's home page?Please explain a bit.

    About selling on forums...i don't want to do that because that is short term money...i want to get organic traffic from SE that will last.

    So if someone else is doing ebook marketing and knows a working technique to get sales please share it.
     
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    fartblaster Newbie

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    1. Set up a wordpress blog on your site. Post articles about the subject of your ebook that contain the keywords people are searching for.

    2. Offer a free report, put a pic of it in your blog, and capture email addresses.

    3. Create a series of emails that you send out to the list you are building that are informative and encourage subscribers to go to the sales page

    4. Post your articles to ezinearticles with a link in your bio to your salespage.

    article marketing will give you slow, but long lasting, traffic. Repeated posting to your blog will do the same and get you lots of SE love.

    You should also post on Squidoo and hub pages as well.

    there's no simple answer to free traffic - it takes a bit of work.
     
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    thanks...someone else please explain a bit how to use doorway pages?
     
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    so,steps to follow when making doorway pages?anyone?
     
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    parrot head Registered Member

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    Hey man who are you? Your language sounds really familiar, I think I may know you. PM me!
     
  13. WebGirl

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    These are nothing new... but they work. Do them all and you'll get some traffic...

    Kindle: become a publisher. Use the dtp platform. It takes 3 minutes to get your book into the kindle store.
    Lulu.com People have mixed feelings, but it's easy.
    payloadz.com Haven't tried this, but again, fast and easy.
    eBay.com You have to send them the book on an actual disk. use kunaki.com for this purpose.
    tradebit.com
    cafepresscom I THINK you can sell books there.

    Others people? I know there are lots of sites like this where you can sell your book. You'll have to give them a portion, but they are really easy.

    Beyond that, it's just a matter of getting targeted traffic to your site.
     
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    I have used smashwords dot com with great results.

    I don't know how they do their SEO, but my book became #1 link on google for my target keywords. I wansn't even thinking about SEO when I posted it, but it was a very cool unexpected benefit.
     
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    I start to have trouble knowing where white hat ends and black hat begins