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Is Online Marketing a legitimate investment?

Discussion in 'Business & Tax Advice' started by Dajte, Mar 9, 2015.

  1. Dajte

    Dajte Newbie

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    Hello people!

    Anyone could tell you that one if not the most important part of making money is investing money. I'm always on the lookout for new things to invest into with higher returns. Currently, the stock market has been giving me a nice 10% p.a. return and I am quite happy with it, but I'm wondering if there are better options. Does anyone have experience with the returns of internet marketing? Say I want to do absolutely nothing for my money, outsource the creation of websites, content creation and SEO completely, what kind of returns can I expect for my money? How long can I expect returns before I need to reinvest? How high is the risk? Say I have 10k$-100k$ to invest or so. Does anyone have experience with investing in this fashion?

    Thanks for any insights.
     
  2. DearSanta

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    Of course it is. But, there are so many factors that need to be taken into consideration and nobody will be able to tell you if the ROI will be the one you're expecting.
    Anyway, even if you outsource everything, you will be spending a lot of time picking the right people wto work with, the right niche, the right linkbuilding strategy.
    If someone will convince you that you can lend an amount of money today that will be invested into IM and after 6 months you will get a certain ROI...he is certainly scamming you.
     
  3. asap1

    asap1 BANNED BANNED

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    Yes you can outsource online marketing. You can find someone to make you a website then buy some SEO services here on BHW and in a month or so you can have a site up making 1k - 10k a month.

    It should not cost over 1k to get a nice site up making 3k a month.

    I actually have a project going on and I need a small investment (nothing crazy) ill send a PM with details.
     
  4. Dajte

    Dajte Newbie

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    This is definitely solid advice. I know that in the beginning I will have to spend quite some time picking the people I work with. But I hope that once I've tried several services I can eventually find some legitimate companies I can work with on the long term (Hopefully also outsource niche and SEO advising).

    Is this true? If it is, that is an insane ROI. Why aren't investors making hundreds of sites a month if the ROI is so good? I definitely might haha.
     
  5. asap1

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    Most investors look for things like business to invest into. Investing into online marketing is a bit more work and your starting from 0 with every new site. Investors like to see something going and be 100% sure they will get their money back.

    And not many people are "hip" to online marketing. We are part of the 1% right now so make good use of it :)

    P.S

    I would recommend you make your websites yourself because people charge a lot (like $500 - $1000) to make website that only takes a few hours of work (less hours the more you do it)

    After you get a nice site up with a few pages of content its just a matter of getting good high quality links and money will come in.

    Its really that simple, people make it sound hard but its not.
     
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  6. DearSanta

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    Only after you find reliable people, reliable services, reliable methods, these things actually become true. But, as you said, a lot of testing needs to be done prior to the point where the ROI is just multiplying :)
     
  7. Dajte

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    Hm that is interesting. I wonder if it would be doable to get some employees from India or something that just make websites full time in bulk, would probably be a lot cheaper if it really only takes a few hours of work. Can have them post content ordered from copywriters in bulk, and SEO can then be ordered for every finished site. Would this work? Seems like a good way to scale big time (assuming I have productive employees and a trustworthy SEO source ofc).
     
  8. David Cameron

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    You can spunk your money on a bad idea, and have nothing to show for it. I made money where start up costs were very low (no real risk).