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How I Did $4,000 In One Day On Accident! Well Kinda..

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Dan Da Man, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. Dan Da Man

    Dan Da Man Elite Member Premium Member

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    So I own a lot of e-commerce websites and I have one in particular which was doing really well until I get hit with an unnatural link penalty. Lost almost all my traffic but have been building links and have actually started to gain traffic back within a month. I thought this site was done and i was really bummed because of the potential with it as we were going to hit around $20k in sales for the first month then Boom! Got slapped.

    Anyways, products are really high priced which means most people aren't going to just come to the site through Google and drop $2,000 on a product just off the bat (although surprising some do).

    So I offered free ebooks etc.. in exchange for an email. I also did this in the same niche over the past year some what.

    Anyways I had over 200 of these emails from sites that I had sold off in the same niche and I randomly remembered that I had those.

    Spur of the moment I decided to send off a promo code to those emails for my new site, the one that was hit.

    Out of 200 send, only about 50 of them opened the email. Out of those 50 only about 10 clicked through to the site.

    Out of those 10, 2 of them actually purchased.

    2 purchases at about $2,000 each. $4,000!

    My brother was kinda laughing when i told him to check the paypal in the morning and there it was. I still have more emails to send out during the week to the rest because a lot didn't even open.

    What you can learn here is the power of lists even if it is a very very small list....

    Note: I have been also using retargeting which may or may not help, because people keep seeing my ads and my brand which subconsciously may or may not affect their buying decision.

    I will be sending out an email Wednesday and Friday so be on the look out for updates.

    It's all in the lists! Thanks!
     
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    abhi007 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    yeap that is the power of TARGETED email list
     
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    2000 bucks one sale
    i can't imagine what thing that is

    but congrats
     
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    Man, I miss your old avatar. Congrats on selling those 2 thingies though.
     
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    Targeted and wealthy! This is amazing so to say, 4 grand in one day that's like hell. :D
     
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    Congratulations on that. You offered the free ebooks (in return for their email) on your other websites? Or did you use another platform? One of my websites is in the same boat, so this might be interesting to try!
     
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    Yeah, every time a big money post appears here, it always has the magic word lists in it, thanks for the nice reminder, repped up.
     
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    By the way, 1 % conversion rate with those freaking prices is incredible.
     
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    Congratz dude
     
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    Great work brother. The most I've done in 1 day is $3,000. So you beat me. haha. ;D
     
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    Congrats..Mate You have Done really a Great Job.. Any way it is really shocking..Just 2 sales $4000... Good luck with your future sales too:D
     
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    Congrats mate!!!
     
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    What the hell were you selling with $2k commissions?
    Either recurring services or something like solar panels I imagine.

    EDIT: Question, was the product via a commission network or through a direct link to the seller you have?
     
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  14. Dan Da Man

    Dan Da Man Elite Member Premium Member

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    No services. Basically just dropshipping big products. I found a a product, created my own brand (white label) and create an e-commerce site for it.
     
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    Dan Da Man Elite Member Premium Member

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    haha! Yeah, I kinda got in a little trouble with that one lol. Thanks!
     
  16. Dan Da Man

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    Each website I have I offer some sort of ebook or something that I can give away for free. E-commerce is a little harder because sometimes people just want a physical product and an e-book might not work for them.

    You have to get creative and give them something of value. I had 3 sites in the almost the same niche and getting these emails was very hard. Only 200 emails after 2 years was not that good at all.

    But, I guess when you have a super targeted list it doesn't matter :)
     
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    So what was the profit from each sale, I mean you say you sold 2 items of 2000 USD approximately and those you probaly buy of the dropshipper :)?
     
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    So let me get this straight: you sold a bunch of sites, created a new site in the same niche (which is okay assuming you didn't sign a non-compete) and then emailed the client list that you no longer owned about your new site who then bought from you?

    Nice. Better hope you don't run into a litigious buyer.
     
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  19. Dan Da Man

    Dan Da Man Elite Member Premium Member

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    And the non compete I signed was to not compete with their niche. Technically it was a different niche but similar audience.

    I own the emails too.

    Thanks for looking out for me tho
     
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    Profit around 60%.