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Is it easier to make money with Payday Loans Affiliates than with Web Hosting Affiliates?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by and5rey, May 1, 2015.

  1. and5rey

    and5rey Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I wonder what do you guys think: I think it is easier to make someone fill in a form rather than make him buy web hosting from e.g. HostGator. What do you think?

    I think it is easier to make leads than sales. Or am I wrong?
     
  2. Inception_AC

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    not everyone needs webhosting??
     
  3. and5rey

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    Yes, you are right. But my question is if it is generally easier to make leads than sales?
     
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    You'll be fighting the pay day loans algorithm, like I've just started doing :)
     
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    Web hosting if you really have a niche in mind with readily available potential customers. Otherwise go the other way but be innovative.
     
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    It's only easier if you have targeted traffic and a good converting LP regardless of what niche you're in.
     
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  7. and5rey

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    This is completely like comparing apples to oranges here, and it actually doesn't matter which is easier as ultimately if you go with one over the other - you will have to learn to make that one work - and both easily DO work. As a copywriter there is a lot of psychology that goes into crafting a message, and the question of is it easier to get a lead than it is to make a sale comes up a lot.

    Most people generally agree with the notion that it must be easier to get a lead than it is to make a sale. There is something about the idea of people spending money as being a much more difficult thing than getting them to submit their information to an email form. To me this question is actually most often answered by a combination of considering:

    How pressing is this person's need RIGHT NOW?
    How easily other than with what I'm selling can this person SOLVE their problem?

    If someone has a super pressing need AND limited options for resolving that need - then it's far easier to sell somebody something now than it is to get them to provide their email address.
    If someone has limited need OR many possible resolution options - it will be far easier to get them to give you an email address by providing an incentive than it will be to sell them something right away.

    In the context of payday loans vs. webhosting we have a very desperate crowd in need of money, and largely businesspeople who ARE looking to buy webhosting. One could easily SELL to payday loan people or build a list in the niche, but the best push will most often be towards a CPA offer or payday loan program that will get them their cash now - so this is typically a SELL TO crowd actually.(Their buying action is completing the loan application)

    The webhosting guys have a lot of places to shop around, a lot of other possible ancillary service needs, and plenty of patience and time to sift through offers - so they end up mostly being a good lead generation avenue in addition to being a sales opportunity.

    Interestingly either crowd can be sold to immediately via CPA offer, or can be squeezed into an email list first, then sold to thereafter. The payday loan guys may only have a pressing need in the moment so getting that CPA conversion might be pretty easy ... but it might cost a lot of money to generate too. If you sell the hosting plans to businesspeople without pushing them into your own lead generation channels first - how much money gets left on the table because you didn't consider also offering or outsourcing some SEO or other related services?

    It probably all reads like circular logic, but that's because the ultimate answer to your question is that it is no harder to generate a webhosting CPA conversion or affiliate sale than it is to get somebody who needs money now to complete a payday loan application. It is easy to get people to do what they want to do anyway, so it really comes down to controlling who sees your offers, and through what channels they get there. Once you iron those things out - getting anybody to do pretty much anything is relatively easy.

    Are you looking for something easy, or something that will make you a huge pile of money? Don't measure your success by your effort. While getting a good return on your time investment is important - what you learn in the time you invest may also become invaluable to you someday. Finally - who cares??? Pick one of these models, and wreck it!!!

    Sit around debating which is easier, or start counting money? I guess it's up to you.
     
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  9. bartosimpsonio

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    OP I have no idea what you're talking about. If you're selling leads, then the leads are YOUR sale! Either way you're selling an online action which to us doesn't really matter if it's a download, a click or something that leads to a sale.... You should probably read more and clarify your concepts before investing money in IM. And to answer your question : No, payday loans are NOT "easier" than anything else, anything with those 2 words in it is hard to rank.
     
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