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Leads for SaaS site

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by BusinessSmack, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. BusinessSmack

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    Looking for someone who can get more members to my friends email marketing software. There is a 7 day free trial and are looking to pay $40 per trial account that upgrades. If you have a strong network of email marketers that could use more flexible email software you might be a perfect candidate for this project.

    The owners can either setup tracking links for you, make a custom landing page, coupon, or your lead can add you as who referred them (They can also you all of these tactics).

    This part will workout smoothly since we have someone else who is doing this for us and it is working really well.

    What we need more of is people with connections of email marketers so we can grow an audience. The other client pushing traffic to his custom LP has already made over 3k in payouts from referring - If your wondering about his traffic, I know he has an email list and a few websites that are in the IM niche so he has a following.

    PM me for more info and I will give you the owners skype. (He did not have a BHW account)
     
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    You just create a website affiliate. And looking for members to promote your products.

    You can use seo and ppc. So far it works for me
     
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    @ Jobdollar very true. However we're looking for a JV's more and want to setup custom LP's or look for longer / more indepth promotion possibly with demo videos or cross promotion with their product.
     
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    You're wanting affiliates to take the risk out of marketing for you, by paying only for an acquired customer.

    That won't get you far - especially given that your target cost per acquisition is $40.

    Look at the most successful affiliate programs for SaaS or indeed any online services - they're all based on paying affiliates for *genuine* free-trial account sign-ups.

    By the time all is said and done, you should expect to pay somewhere in the order of 1-2x annual revenue for customer acquisition, in the online service space.

    Look at podcast sponsorships... guys like John Lee Dumas generally pitch one or two affiliate spots per episode. But, they're not going to do a commission-per-paid-account model, unless it's in the range of multiples I've written above.
     
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    You're asking your affiliates to take all the risk and pay upfront for customer acquisition while you sit back and twiddle your thumbs. That's not how it works I'm afraid.
     
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    Ours is currently cheaper but if we can JV with someone who has a following or has clients to send us we are willing to pay more. A podcast sponsorship is an interesting idea and am looking into it. Thanks

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    Were not sitting back, and their not taking all the risk. If you have a friend it could as simple as a referral. Were looking for direct traffic. Not someone to make a PPC or SEO campaign.
    Basically we're looking to find someone who has access to clients / a following with built in trust that we might not have yet.

    Same as any other affiliate offer. But could be even better for them if we cross promote.
     
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    Best advice, then, would be to break it down to a payment per free trial signup.

    You will have the added complexity of dealing with fraud, however, the program will have a better chance of getting traction.

    Paying per conversion, after a trial period, is just not a model that tends to work well.
     
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    I like that approach as well. Where could a good place be to host something like that?
     
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    Try something like jvzoo.com
     
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    We wish you a successful business
     
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    have used them before but, not a huge fan of them because of the user experience

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    Thanks for the support