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If you have $1,000-$2,000 --> here is how to turn that into $40,000+.

Discussion in 'Media Buying' started by wasted, Sep 30, 2012.

  1. wasted

    wasted Regular Member

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    Take 10,000 follower and now take 20% that are actually going to take action and you are down to 2000. Now take another 20% who are actually going to take the next step beyond signing up and now you are at 400, and even if all 400 of us bought every impressions possible:

    It's about 2.5M impressions a day for each of us..... i think we are good
     
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  2. sagarpatil

    sagarpatil Regular Member

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    Just finished reading all the posts. Thanks OP for such an insightful post. Keep up the good work.
     
  3. gulftrotter

    gulftrotter Regular Member

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    Hi Wasted,

    This is the minimum that you see is required to have an accurate idea?
    What about the CTR: what is the minimum good value: 0.2 more less?

    What about day parting : if you use it what is the best period?

    Thanks.

     
  4. wasted

    wasted Regular Member

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    .02 is the industry average, but not neccessary good. As for day parting, for me best hours are 4-8pm (EST)
     
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    Anyone some new results? I want to try it
     
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    LinkContractor Registered Member

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    So basically... in a nutshell...

    banner advertising -> squeeze page -> own products & other people's products & more own products & more other people's products & quality articles & ...

    It worked in the past, works now, will work in the future.

    Talking about passive income and pareto 80/20 principle... Good thing we were born on this planet in the Information Age, and not in the Dark Ages. ^.^
     
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  7. wasted

    wasted Regular Member

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    That's the basic foundations yes. Obviously more to it.
     
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    Hi guys, Ive got a few questions on this. If I wanted to go the long term route and gather email lists, what should I be promoting on my landing / squeeze page? I mean I'll be sending them different affiliate offers but what would be something that will attract them on joining my newsletter subscription?

    Thank you guys for the insights
     
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    thanks for the great idea, first have to find What can I offer to Readers and Writers?
     
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    You have to decide what market you want to get into first, and come up with a squeeze page that will relate to them. For example, say you wanted to get into the Fitness niche. A free workout could be a squeeze page to generate a list.
     
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    selebeq Newbie

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    Hi,nice thread OP..
    which method is the best in term of money, convertion and time, solo mail or media buying

    because all audience will be send to squeeze page first and optin email.

    btw i am also interested on your authority site
     
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    unbhaxor Registered Member

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    Thanks to all the contributers.
    I am totally new to this game, and want to get startetd ASAP.
    Is Sitescout the best place to buy media? Why do you use this particular platform?
    I am going for direct linking to begin with, and see how it goes.
    I would appreciate if OP, or someone else could check up on my stats, and give me some headsup on common mistakes people do ;)

    Time to play :D
     
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    Readed and very usefull. I will try to invest more than 2k$ to see better results. Another thank from me added.
     
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    junkdna Newbie

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    From the example provided in this thread, you can see that with about $1,500 to $2,000 you'll be safe. Main thing is really not about money, but about your expectancies. You really need to focus on, not what you want, but on what your customers want. When you understand and deliver exactly that, money will start raining on you completely naturally.

    But more to the point, I would say that you should definitely loose between $500-1,000. And when you approach around $1,500-2,000 lost, you'll start seeing the light, sorry I mean profit ;-). There is a magic number, which is 8:1 ratio or 85% of your attempts are going to be failures. For example, you can see in the screenshots provided in this thread that approximately 85% of banners were failures and didn't make money. All the money was made with 15% of banners. That is why this rule is colloquially called 80/20, although to be PITA, it is more exactly 85/15 ;-).

    So you need to adjust your strategy accordingly and only risk absolute minimum during the first run. Do not dare to think that you know what your customers want until your profits prove that you do know.
     
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  15. ozonepot

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    Hi Wasted,
    Thanks for the time you took to write this and share it. Some great tips and valuable info, thanks and reps added. That said, I have some questions. I know that this has been brought up already and you answered that it was two different threads for different purposes, but still I don't get it why you are referring to the same image from your sitescout account, one time claiming this was the result for one campaign for a writers and readers sites and another time from another campaign for djsites niche. It can't be both.
    I totally understand if you didn't want to share the exact campaigns, in fact your posts are much more valuable for the overall hints than the actual details, but if I were you I think I would try to clear a bit of confusion here as someone might start to think its a well thought out, round way to try to promote something, I don't know, your website construction or sitescout itself?
    Overall thanks again for your posts!
     
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    I haven't seen such a useful thread for weeks now.
    This really is a fresh strategy and I'm going to try it.
     
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    FrozenSpade Power Member

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    If you are willing to spend $500 on "test campaigns" then I doubt internet marketing is for you.
    $500 min deposit is a lot, especially if you are new to this and are not sure if it will work out or not.

    edit: sorry for double post.
     
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    bigballin6161 Senior Member

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    What should we be sending traffic to? Authority site,squeeze or straight to sales page?
     
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    Bookmarked, thanks.
     
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    Depends, squeeze page for opt-ins would be the long term strategy where you will be building relationships. Direct linking for one off sales. I am going the direct linking route firstly
     
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