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[Journey Thread] New year With New Hope - Shopify Journey.

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by Tylor jr, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. Tylor jr

    Tylor jr Power Member

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    Hello All,

    First of All Happy New year to all my beloved BHW members.

    This is my first journey thread, Just want to keep my self motivated also need some advice from you guys.

    As I mentioned in the title, this is going to be Shopify journey I will be using possibly all the Social marketing tools to promote my shops.

    Journey Plot -

    In Three months - 5 Shopify Stores in Five Different Niches. Drop shipping from Aliexpress and Ebay. (In future I am going to tie up with local suppliers for drop shipping to increase profit margin)

    My profile -
    I am just another person like you " IM " - trying to prove my point that I can make more than my regular job so that I will continue to do what I love to do as a full time IM. I have Been in IM for a while in and out maximum reading and some cpa. My aim is to earn and travel and want to travel a lot. honestly I never visited any foreign cointries. This year I wan to and I will travel atleast three countries while working IM.
    Will see :)

    For Marketing -

    1. Reddit
    2. Facebook
    3. IG
    4. Pinterest
    5.Youtube
    6. Adwords and Bing (With Coupons)
    7. Quora
    8. Blogs
    9. Email Marketing (Bit of Blackhat)


    Strategy -

    Already I have set up 3 Shopify Stores. With an average of 37 products per shop - Did a bit research on trending and evergreen products for long lasting shops.

    1. Reddit -I have around 125 Accounts 1yr+ 29-700 Karma (Profiled in my personal Bot. not selling :p) Will be using them upvotes and comments and Another Five old accounts with high karma and which has own Subreddits (niche relevant) will be postings text/links through these 5.

    2. Pinterest - 3 accounts/Shopify (For E-shop) Pinned some products (7 products per ac)
    2a. Will be using a bot for promotions.

    3. Youtube - I have 4 Channels on general niche bit of relevant to my niche too, planning for promo videos.
    3a. YT Mass Commenting - Scrapped videos bassed on my pshops niches - 100 vids/per shop (will scaleup at least 100 videos/product)

    4. IG - I am already running IG journey with CPA ads from that I am taking 13 accounts based on my niches to promote just Shopify alone.

    5. FB - Currently have three pages for three shops. Bought some lpage like to increase trust to new visitors.
    5a. FB adverts - For "Just pay Shipping" promos. Testing best converting Ads.
    5a. FB Groups - Scrapped niche related groups.
    (3 accounts Per Niche - 100-250 groups per account So will be promoting through groups to reduce FB ads cost with little twist)

    6.Bing - Free Promos with $105 coupons (churn and burn acs), Adwords not yet started

    7.Quora - I am testing with Quora bot for upvoting (still on test mode)

    8. Blogs - Product reviews linked to shops just give little authority over my products and link juice. Will be buying some pbn and web 2.0.

    And VPS, Proxies, Shortners and Cloakers.

    If you have any queries just comment here for mass benefit. (please don't Pm me for bot or accounts i am not selling any)

    please bear with my broken English :p

    I will be updating this thread weekly once if possible more frequently.
    Lets see how 2017 going to treat me.
     
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  2. Gosocials

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    Thanks mate :)
     
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    Good luck and Happy New Year. Don't give up and try to be consistent.
     
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    good luck mate, i am doing the same also but focusing on seo :)
     
  6. Tylor jr

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    thanks mate
    thank you mate. I will do some seo too once blogs are ready
     
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    Good Luck OP, I'm following this journey !
     
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    Remember that chinese manufacturers dont work in January-February. Are you gonna start after february?
     
  9. Tylor jr

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    Thanks neon
    I checked with sellers they seems ok for shipping order on jan-feb except Jan -23 to Feb 1 will be difficult.
     
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    With all these steps you will crush it,

    TBH fb ads is really all you need and the other stuff is too much. I've built a shopify store to $ 1,000 a day by simply sticking to 1 niche (buddha bracelets). I never dropshipped anything, but instead bought inventory.

    I will tell you my 2 cents since I struggled a lot with E-commerce. My method involves lot of start up capital, but for anyone interested it is as following:

    1. Order 1000 Buddha Braclets
    2. Come up with a catchy name
    3. use vistaprint to create great biz cards to give in every order. FOR EX. next order 50% off code
    4. FB ads $5 a day using free BUT NO PAYING SHIPPING. FREE FREE FREE FREE
    5. I say FREE because each order cost under 2.25 to fulfil using my 42 cent shipping USA method
    6. I've built a email list of 1000 people at start and shipped out 1000 products.

    The reason I did this is because would you rather sell 50 items for 9.99$ each and only have 50 people talk about your product or have 1000 people talk about your product.

    Now, those 1000 people will have at least 5% usage of coupon code. So you have sold now 50 bracelets @ 20$ each which makes you 1000$.

    You pretty much pay per lead in good hopes your brand expands.
     
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    Update
    Facebook ads - running 4 campaign with 8 adsets with different set of audiences. Haven't found winner but results pretty decent (check below)
    Reddit - posted news feed link and text in my subreddit which leads to my YouTube video and product page. Received good traffic but conversions not much but it is too early to look for results.

    IG - this is my life saver spend nothing on ads except proxies to run my accounts but i am getting major traffic from IG only.

    Last five days
    Shop 1 - unique visitors - 298 Orders- 4,
    Abandoned cart- 7 (sent follow-up email)
    From FB- 71 Reddit and YT - 98 IG - 131

    Shop 2- Unique Visitors - 176 -orders - 2
    Abandoned Cart - 5 (sent follow-up email)
    From FB - 32 Reddit and YT - 17 IG - 63

    Shop 3 - 112 Unique Visitors 112, Order 1 - abandoned Cart - 6 ( because my PayPal arsholes now its cool)
    From FB - 33 Reddit and YT - 25 IG - 54

    Some Pointers from.my experience -
    * FB ads video promos will get good organic traffic than pics. Still it has to be relevant to the products you're promoting.
    * Before promote your post give some fake likes and comments (atleast500+) which will give more trust on your product to new visitors even it will reduce your FB CPC I don't know how but my max CPC bid is 0.21/impression.
    * Audience selection - This is what you should concentrate more , I am learning from failed campaign's but it's worth trying and not give up early.
    For Reddit don't leave your sales link in post rather lead them to YT video where your sales link will be in description. (Play safe) and some upvotes 5-10 will be good.
    IG - same strategy as everyone aware of keep the link in bio, do follow relevant users audience.
     
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    Thanks for the advice man. But I am running 3shops with 36 products each. So it will be difficult to handle the inventory. As I mentioned in my first post I will be doing my own product soon once I have my threshold Benchmark that time I will try yours for sure.
     
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    Nice journey. I will be sure to follow along Good luck to you, wishing you much luck and success.
     
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    Thanks mate
     
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    Where're your sales came from now?
     
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    Good luck in your journey.
     
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    New year first journey thread am going to follow.
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    You will kill it man
    Good luck