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Internet Marketing - N00bs Plan of Attack.

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by soundmagus, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. soundmagus

    soundmagus Newbie

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    Hi,

    So i have been reading a lot and watching lots of video tutorials and i have come up with this plan.

    I was wondering if any of you more experienced marketers out there can advise me on things like:

    Is this overkill? Am i trying to do too much?
    Is this not enough?
    Will it or wont it work etc etc.

    So my plan is:

    Scrapebox - Email marketing, backlinks etc
    SENuke X - Everything it offers.
    Market Smaurai - competition research, keywords etc
    Newsletters and weekly free videos to subscribers
    Email Marketing

    I have found a dude that has done a tutorial course on how to use all 3 of these systems and it looks quite good (havent bought it yet) so i plan to buy the course and the above tools and follow it bit by bit until i manage to get myself up to speed and have a good working plan.

    I have planned for a minimum of 1 video course (hopefully 2) a month and plan to use the above tools for each new project covering everything they have to offer.

    There will be 2 of us on this full time come november and we both have website development and backend I.T skills. (although my web development skills are minimal)

    So what do you think, will these tools be able to increase my sales if used correctly in conjunciton with each other or am i barking up the wrong tree?

    If you think this is a good idea and should work pleaae give some explanations to back up your positive statement, also the same for those who dont think it will work.

    many, many thanks,

    Mark
     
  2. soundmagus

    soundmagus Newbie

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    bumpity bump - no one have any suggestions?
     
  3. WordKey

    WordKey Junior Member

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    Try to master one tool at a time. Don't try to do every thing at once. It will cause information overload and you may have to quit altogether.
     
  4. soundmagus

    soundmagus Newbie

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    WordKey - I have found a complete tutorial system which starts with one, then leads on the next then on to the next, showing you how to use them in conjunction with each other, i am convinced its a winner :)

    I am giving myself a month to watch the tutorials, learn from then, practice along with all the videos then create a targetted plan for my money site :) so i dont think i will have info overload. I probably would have info overload if i didnt have the tutorials but i am sure i will manage :)

    Mark
     
  5. nathanbelomy

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    Yah I'm going through that right now. Learn SEO, learn Word Press, web mastering, configure Word Press on Ubuntu 11.04, learn the basics of SEO, etc. I'd just start with one, and first read a bunch. Man I got at least another month of reading before everything is setup or more
     
  6. soundmagus

    soundmagus Newbie

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    nathanbelomy> I all ready underatand quite a lot of the basics. I have used WP for years, i am a system administrator so i understand IT to a decent level (although i try to avoid it now at all costs lol).

    I have done several courses on SEO basics, read many books and i have put what i see as the basics of SEO into practice. (although not religiously which is one of my problems - consistancy, hence learning automation).

    I really see leanring the above in a structured mannor and how to use them in conjunction with each other as the way forward for me i just wasnt sure if it was the way to go but i am starting to think it is.

    thanks

    Mark
     
  7. soundmagus

    soundmagus Newbie

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    bump - any thoughts anyone?
     
  8. steviep

    steviep Junior Member

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    ...in the end you can watch all you want, read as much as you think, the reality is things will be different. The only advise i can give you is "DO IT", start, only by doing you will get relevant information, skills and experience. You will learn the most from your mistakes, and those you cannot read in other people books...
     
  9. beeHWfan

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    May I also suggest instead of jumping end right away that you try to buy some scrapebox blasts or something like that. Make sure they are working for you. You called yourself a noob. I would say if your a real noob then your first idea may not be the one that makes it. But then again it might. Buy some backlinks and and see how your site does. if it increases then consider getting your own software

    you also should test buying backlinks or something like on fiverr because if you haven't really experienced the high volume traffic are you sure your product will convert to sales?
    Just trying to help.
     
  10. escan

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    in my experience, near about all course, ebooks, tutorials are money for their creators.
    they create videos ebooks and other courses and so called softwares etc.. only for to make them rich rich and more rich.

    success depends on person to person some people start earning money quickly than other and some people never earn a single buck.

    if you want to earn just start doing and MAKE YOUR OWN PATH :)
     
  11. PhillyLuke

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    I would agree with escan there -

    I have found there is little to no "new" information online ebooks and the like usually provide. Most of the time is general knowledge scraped from other websites that the ebook providers melded into a PDF and slapped a price on it.

    But as far as your marketing plan goes:

    With no mention of your actual product or service it's hard to determine whether that would be an effective strategy. While its great to focus on your IM from day 1, make sure you have a product worth promoting before you spend time and money promoting it!

    I would say outsource your ScrapeBox blasts, and focus internally on making good newsletters and videos for your subscribers first. Those are going to be your breadwinners early on at this stage of your business.

    Unless you've bought some emails your email marketing isn't really going to take off until you start bringing together a community.

    Focus on your videos and continually (3x a week) publishing new content to your site and then work on converting incoming traffic to email subscribers.

    If you will mainly be working on the marketing side of your business you'll probably find (initially) you'll spend more time writing articles and emails and making videos than you do sending out emails.

    But to sum up:

    1-Make sure your product/service is flawless first
    2-Product HIGH QUALITY content and post it as often as you can
    3-Worry about your IM only once those have been taken care of.

    I would even say put email marketing on the back burner for now, unless of course your already have a nice email list to work with.
     
  12. soundmagus

    soundmagus Newbie

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    Hi Guys,

    Thanks so much for the info, i will read it again tomorrow and digest it then.

    Perhaps something i should have was some details about my business.

    I have a web site where i sell Music Production video courses and have done for over 2 years. The income i have received from this site in 2 years is approx £20,000.

    The courses i am releasing at the minute are 60-90 minutes long on specific areas of Music Production. I plan to do 2 of them a month.

    When i dont release any courses for say 3 months + my site still earns about £300 a month. When i release a course that normally triples for the first month then decreases rapidly.

    My normal traffic is approx 100 a day split between the .com and the .com/blog sites (so totally crap) but my conversion rates are quite high i think (+1% on average).

    I am well known and respected in around 10 music produciton forums (this is where mostof my sales come from) but tbh i hate spending upto 3 hours a day posting in them to get the small amount of sales i get.

    I currently have a list of about 1500 subscribers alhtough at the moment i am manually putting them into Aweber as they refuse to just "add" the subscribers and want to force a new confirmation email to my list (screw that). My list signed up through an opt in all ready.

    The course i am thinking about buying to help me with SB, SENuke and Market Samurai is: http://www.pushbuttonbacklinksblueprint.com/sp/649-rapid-ranking-blueprint

    I have watched this guys free tutorials and they have helped me a lot with SB all ready.

    Thanks guys, and if anyone wants to chekc out my website i cna PM the link.

    many thanks for your help,

    Mark