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[NEED IDEAS] Monetizing Gas Stations - Offline Marketing

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by plojhy, Dec 9, 2014.

  1. plojhy

    plojhy Junior Member

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    Hello, dear BHWers,

    currently I got two gas stations (about 1700m from each other - welcome to the Czech Republic, where are 10 gas stations on square meter) running under my supervision.

    I recall reading an article here on BHW.com about a guy, who made an agreement with local pizza delivery and asked them to insert a leaflet into their pizza packagings. It was a movie-related CPA offer, which is logical - people who buy pizza usually watch something while eating it.

    I think you get my point now, I can tell my employees to slip a brochure or something in any prints someone buys on the station (newspapers, magazines, etc.).

    What niche could I promote?

    Or how could I monetize those people, who purchased that printed material?


    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you, guys
     
  2. uncutu

    uncutu Senior Member

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    I would get some stickers with a sexy czech girl and a website under her that redirects to a dating offer. Put the sticker on all the gas pumps.

    Work from home niche is hot too. Create a card that says how to start making money working online and plug it into a work from home affiliate offer.

    The gas stations around here all sell electronic cigarettes which have some nice affiliate programs. Maybe you can look into that too.
     
  3. plojhy

    plojhy Junior Member

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    The biggest limitation imaginable for an internet marketer is no affiliate programs. There are literally no (reasonable, not a World of fucking tanks affiliate and other shit) programs. So this is the trickiest part - I got the people, but nothing to sell.

    Also, stickers might work, but I can imagine those women coming back pissed off.

    Thanks for your ideas, buddy :)
     
  4. lord1027

    lord1027 Elite Member

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    Well, if there is an affiliate for this, you could promote all kinds of vehicle parts (there should be) or tricks which will reduce how much the engine consumes. Pretty much, car related stuff.
    Or, if there's a car wash nearby, you could maybe negotiate something with them. Stuff like this, keep it related to cars.
     
  5. uncutu

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    Tone the sexy chick down and try marketing it as "local singles in #city# www.yoursite.com".
    There's tons of affiliate programs out there. Check out clickbank.com, they have a lot of work from home offers. Pick one with a high gravity.
    Also check out offervault.com to find offers.
     
  6. plojhy

    plojhy Junior Member

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    lord1027

    I thought the same way as you did. But I will be slipping those flyers or whatever into newspapers and other printed material the people buy, but some of them come just to buy those newspapers. Whereas if I could give away something car-related to a person who fills his tank there it would be much better, but the people will refuse anykind of flyer if it's not "hidden".

    And there is a car wash built by the gas station, including a snack bar and café - perhaps slipping something into bags for take-away as well?

    uncutu

    I got account by CJ.com, but Czech traffic is pretty specific, but I will check it out for sure.
     
  7. Vrill

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    is your gas station near the border ?if yes which one and from where are your customers in % ?if not what kind of customers do you got aglomeration one (city) ?
     
  8. BigTroll

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    The girls from czech republic are so ugly..but I guess u can still try with a brothel / eros massage
     
  9. plojhy

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    They really are ugly :D ... there is this road called E55 full of disguisting hookers standing along it waving at you :D, but I live in Southern Bohemia which is considered as the "best part" of CR with its recrational stuff and nice architecture, lot of leasure activies and very specific for its huge artificial lakes for fishing.

    The city I live (Budweis - perhaps you know Budweiser Beer?) is about 30km away from Austria borders. The issue with E55 is Austrians coming to Czech for a cheap fuck. There are also plenty of cheap casinos (my father is running one, so I could get my hands on some traffic there too, but it would be Austrian/Czech).

    The gas stations themselves are by the most frequent road going around the city center, by a crossroad where people who want to travel to Austria go.

    I believe there are a lot of possibilities to monetize this traffic, but I just need to find the RIGHT way.

    I really appreciate your ideas and brainstorming ^^
     
  10. lancis

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    If you slip a brochure you'll sell only once, may be twice.
    Try to build a list instead, then you can sell multiple products to the same person.

    For example, make them sign up to your website/mobile app. Give them discount once they present a fresh coupon that is sent to their mail. Include ads with each coupon code sent.
     
  11. plojhy

    plojhy Junior Member

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    Lancis

    That's a good idea. I might build a list and promote some sales or whatever, making the customers to come back to the gas station and purchase something also.

    Thanks
     
  12. birddogging

    birddogging Registered Member

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    This Thread has inspired me to come up with a new clientel Gas stations , Why not create stickers with business owners phone numbers on it and slap it on every item in the store.