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My site makes little money, how can I make more?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by gotdatfireboy, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. gotdatfireboy

    gotdatfireboy Newbie

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    I would like to share that I know how to do graphic design and run a successful graphic design and print broker business. I have had this business for 12 years and decided to make a small "how to" manual ebook. I also have a flyer template site that makes a little money as well. I average around $40-$80 a month with these 2 sites. I advertise on a popular graphic design resource site and get some response. I have also paid for link building services on this site. If anyone has any suggestions on how could I increase sells on these sites it would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    How many visitors are you getting?
    Are they targeted?

    If both answers are yes and your sales are low, then you need some conversion rate optimization ;)
     
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    "I would like to share that I know how to do graphic design and run a successful graphic design and print broker business."

    Why not sell your design services on forums / outsource sites such as Upwork too ?
     
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    Do you rank in the search engines? How much traffic do you get? If you sell a good ebook, you could actually try selling it on clickbank and let other people promote it for you
     
  5. gotdatfireboy

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    It does not get as much traffic as I would like.
     
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    I will try clickbank.
     
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    I am not necessarily looking for more graphic design business but rather residual income from digital downloads from ebook and flyer templates.
     
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    Are your sites optimized? How are the landing pages?
    Maybe you could share a little more info with us so we can have a look.
     
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    You can either,

    1. Get targeted (even little) traffic that is interested in Premium graphic services and commercial licence for existing templates
    2. Monetize it with ads < but you are doing this and it doesn't pay off.

    Traffic? Instead of a book (that is better for gaining subscribers to a newsletter) start a blog and optimize it for sales ... than build links to the blog and it will rank. Make sure the content is targeted for the potential customers.
     
  11. gotdatfireboy

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    So I should make a blog and have the ebook as a free download to collect emails to send subscribers new promotions?
     
  12. Donez

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    Exactly.

    But at this point (if you haven't started) this is on the long run, just don't try to sell to your list aggressively. Perhaps once in a month , and warm them up week upfront, somthing like: read my latest post , ps. im working on something cool ... etc etc do your copy, and than when they expect the product just drop the sale.
     
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  13. Witicagnall4435

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    OR, place some links to your website in your ebook and sell it on Amazon Kindle