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7 Dangers of Selling Products on Amazon

While this list is by no means comprehensive, here are 7 dirty tricks to watch out for if you’re selling products on Amazon: 

1: Other Amazon sellers copying your products 

Let’s say you have an online store, and you have your products on Amazon.  

Anyone can copy your photos and product descriptions and place them on Amazon under their account. 

Worse yet, when you contact Amazon to file a complaint, they will require proof and documentation for...

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3 Reasons People Won’t Buy from You

marketing tips selling Sep 21, 2020

What if your prospects aren’t buying from you? Assuming they’re seeing your offer, the reason they’re not buying is one of the following: 

1: They don’t want what you’re offering. You will never sell these people.  

Go find the people who WANT your product or find a product your people want. 

2: They literally don’t have the money or credit to buy what you’re offering. They want it, and if they had the money, they would buy...

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Tips on How to Use Hashtags to Drive More Traffic

Hashtags organize social media according to conversations and topics, making it easier for you to find your target market for your brand. 

To like, retweet, and reply to posts under several hashtags, use a social media monitoring tool such as Hootsuite. Hashtagify can also help you find other hashtags that are related to the one you’re targeting. 

Now here’s the tricky part: Not all hashtags are to be treated the same on every channel. For example: 

On...

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My Top Secret Niche List

list marketing tips niche Jul 06, 2020

My Top Secret* Niche List

*Granted, it’s no longer a secret now that I’ve shared it with you. Oh well, enjoy it!

 

Over the years I’ve been compiling this list of niches one by one. Some of them I added because they’re obviously hugely profitable. Others intrigued me. A few of them look pathetically small, and yet they are being used by people who earn 7 figures a year in these exact niches.

And all of them are worth looking into when choosing your next project.

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What NOT to Do When Selling

marketing tips selling Mar 30, 2020

I was on a conference call the other day for what you might call a hot new niche in selling.

And frankly, I was pretty excited. True, the person doing the call was having a bit of trouble getting to the offer. And when he finally got to the proposal, he spent an awful lot of time telling the listeners how great it was.

Maybe TOO much time.

Have you ever been “over-sold?” It’s when the person doing the selling winds up selling too much, and you decide not to buy a product you...

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16 Ways to Give Away a Free Report to Increase Subscribers

: Use Paid Advertising

This method isn’t free, but it is highly effective and does produce as much targeted traffic as you’re willing to pay for.

In fact, you can literally create an ad and be receiving traffic today.

You might use Facebook ads or Google ads, choosing highly targeted long-tail keywords. Be sure to test and track to get the best response.

Or you might do content syndication on sites like Outbrain, creating an overview article and linking to your free report. The...

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Instant Lead Magnets and TripWires

Do you need a lead magnet or TripWire to give your prospects a free or low-cost way to try your product?

Pull out one chapter or one video of your full product and use that.

If they like what they read or see in the excerpt, they will be much more likely to purchase the full product.

For example: If you’re selling a 15-module video training course, pull out one video and offer it for free to get people to join your list. Follow up with offering them the rest of the course, possibly at a...

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144 Power Words that Convert

As a marketer, your objective is to get your customer’s attention, hold it, and then make the sale.

The problem is, all you have in your arsenal to accomplish all of this is words. Whether you’re writing sales copy, recording a video or even speaking to a live audience at a conference, it’s the words you use that will make or break your conversion rate.

Let me give you an example: You want people to opt in to your mailing list. On your button, you place a call to action. You...

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12 Places to Find Endless Ideas for Hot Selling Courses

Have you ever had trouble coming up with great ideas for profitable, hot selling online courses?

A good course can sell for as little as $10, and as much as thousands of dollars depending on several factors.

Generally, courses sell for $100 to $500.

So, let’s say your next course sells for $300, and you sell 100 copies a month. You pay affiliates 50% and take home $15,000. Or you sell all 100 copies yourself and take home $30,000.

That’s just hypothetical, of course, but...

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Is Your Business Still in the Dark?

If you could have any super power, what would it be?

Ask 100 people to answer that question, and you’re going to see a few common answers pop up. Invisibility. Super-human strength. Ability to time travel.

And then there’s the big one, at least for small business owners everywhere:

Mind Reading!

Because think about it…

If you could read your prospects’ minds, then there would be no limit to the amount of money you’d make.

You’d know exactly what sort of...

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