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HELP I've written a great ebook and don't have a clue how to market it

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by madsam, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. madsam

    madsam Junior Member

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    Any advice and guidance please? I know I could do ClickBank but it's an outlay when I haven't even had any sales yet.
     
  2. HoNeYBiRD

    HoNeYBiRD Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    warrior forum - WSO,
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    make a nice sales page promote it on social networks (facebook, twitter)
    ...
     
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  3. madsam

    madsam Junior Member

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    Thanks dude. You're giving out some great advice.
     
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    Make a salespage (search the download section, there are 100's of readymade available). Fill it up with some nice content. Add WP-affiliate and recruit some direct marketer or through e junkie.

    Use SB to scrape 100's of website in your niche who promote affiliate product. Send them a mail if they can put your book in blogroll or if they can accept an article from you reviewing your ebook.

    Use Adwords, set permission to display the ad only to content network and only to those website who talk the same niche
     
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  5. orbit

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    In my experience clickbank is good for low priced ebooks. I tried to selling a $147
    program and got too many refunds. I started shipping the program and have not had a
    chargeback/refund since (over a year). Im missing out on cb traffic, but it wasnt worth
    it in my case.

    Ive had great success with adwords. You can find vouchers for free or cheap on the
    board/net. Might be fun to test with.
     
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  6. madsam

    madsam Junior Member

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    What's the best price for clickbank? I'm not sure what price to start this out at, should I start low and move up or start high and move down?
     
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    navycliper1 Regular Member

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    What's the ebook all about? This night help us to give you a good option on where to market it.
     
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  8. dracony2

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    try clickbank
     
  9. G0DFather

    G0DFather BANNED BANNED

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    Wow...is this what online marketing has become? No offense OP....But its kind of pathetic, You worked on something but you don't know how to promote it????????? WTF? Thats like saying I go spend 5k on a bunch of programs but I don't even know how to open them, why would you even write a book then? No wonder 98% of people don't succeed at making money online.....Jeeze...what has this world become seriously, it's almost a joke
     
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  10. eBayMafia

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    What kind of eBook is this about?
     
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    ┼blackrat┼ Senior Member

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    Pathetic is your post count.

    This is a marketing forum, so OP is more than correct to ask things like this. And this is what we´re here for, helping people out. This is how you earn respect here in BHW.
     
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  12. cjmo75

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    That's not cool. The poster asked for help and you ridicule him?

    I know tons of people who know how to write but don't know internet marketing and have written some great ebooks but don't know how to market them. What's the big deal?

    This person asked for help, and that's what this forum is about, so why don't you help instead of pissing on him?

    To the OP: Why don't you try taking the first chapter or few pages of your ebook and writing some articles, Hubs, and Squidoo Lenses and offer the first few pages for free download on them?

    Include a big link in the "free sample" for people that want to learn more, and have that link go to your sales page.
     
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  13. Lloydi

    Lloydi Newbie

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    You can used Google Book Partner Program

    Sorry I cant put a link here

    Just search the Google Book Partner Program and sign up. They are promoting your ebooks for free.
     
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  14. G0DFather

    G0DFather BANNED BANNED

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    Hereeeeeeeeeeee we go with the BHW post count thing....How about you get a life kid instead of wasting your time on a forum? I laugh my ********ing ass off every time some guy comes on and acts like a big boss "You must of been born yesterday because your post count is under 50" Shut the ******** up already it's a forum filled with useless ********ing indians and people who make less then 100$ a day...worry about your OWN life, this forum has become such a joke in the last 6months, all every one cares about is how high their forum posts are. It's pretty sad actually because BHW use to be dece because a bunch of dumb ********s came on and started acting like their bosses because they have over 100 posts... BIG DEAL get over your self.


    Im outty I can't stand this joke forum anymore...Anyways have fun earning 50-100$ a day for the rest of your life, I gotta go upscale a bit anyways bout to hit 1k a day ;) have fun kids, just remember don't judge people just on their forum status, I can't believe people still do that shit, It reminds me of grade 4 where people judge you on the outside...You need some help if you judge people that way :D


    Also I don't give a shit if this is a "HELP" forum...it's called COMMON SENSE or use the SEARCH, BHW doesn't need 60 million posts on how to do this this this this and that.
     
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  15. NemoTheOne

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    Wow. Somebody hit their period.
    Posted via Mobile Device
     
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  16. G0DFather

    G0DFather BANNED BANNED

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    Nah, I just don't put up with any ones shit especially over a forum by some kid who's probably been doing this Internet game for 3months. I just think it's disgusting how people rank you based on your forum status
     
  17. sypherblade

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    I think I saw a thread about this. Just use our search button.

    /sarcasm
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  18. jd2898854

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    Maybe the guy wrote a useful book on something he is genuinely knowledgeable about. Some people make the book first without thinking about making money. Others compile a crap ebook with the sole purpose of selling it on clickbank.
     
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  19. Claudiu

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    i second that ..thegodafter..what a grown up name... and treats others as he's a grown adult :)

    i'm actually surprised that one like you whould be able to make even 10 bucks / day considring you can't freaking understand that there are people good at writing books and are people good at promoting books, of cours others that are good at both. where did you leave your brain godfather jr ?

    .. oh and he 'penalizes' members for judging him for the post # , yet he's the one who started to judge the op without even answering the op's question.

    :L ... school boy

    hit and run .. sounds like a school boy to me.
    constructive opinions make you a man, kido


    to answer op's question ... there's lots of things you need to learn before starting to promote your book if you don't have the money.

    if you have the money to invest in promotion than make sure you make a functional website for affiliates as well and go for social media, ppc.

    otherwise, likei said there's some skill you need to learn .. and that is lots of skill. you need to be able / know to do everything that passes through your mind.
     
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  20. cjmo75

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    This individual is obviously very conflicted and has anger issues. If this forum is such a waste of time, why waste your time busting the poor guy's bal;ls when all he did was ask a valid question?

    Seems to me you got called out on your ludicrous behavior and couldn't handle. That's common with most forum "tough guys". They can dish it out but they can seldom take it.

    As far as this forum sucking, I disagree. I think it only gets better as more and more new members join and share their vast knowledge. Also, the mods on this forum are awesome and don't ban people for farting while they make a post (unlike another marketing forum we all know and hate..cough, Warrior ********um, cough).

    The worst thing is that you've managed to turn a thread that could have been very informative and had a lot of good ideas into a shit talking session that won't help anyone.

    You say your "outty". I say, "Don't let the door hit you on the ass on your way out."