Passive Income with a Mailing List
So you want to learn how to make $100 a day in passive income on the old Internet, using a simple mailing list that you could set up in like 45 minutes.
Well, you’re in the right place, because that’s what we’re going to be talking about today.
We’re going to talk about how to build a mailing list, and how to make passive income with a mailing list, even you don’t have your own product, or even if you don’t have your own website yet.
I say “yet”, because you probably need your own website. But don’t fear! We have tools to teach you how to build a website that can capture leads into a mailing list in as little as 15 minutes.
We’re specifically talking about how to build a business that makes $100 a day in passive income, with a simple mailing list that you can start building 45 minutes after you’re done reading this blog post.
This is completely possible to do. I still make money today from people who were on my mailing list back in 2009. They just filled out a simple form, and I’m still making money from them today. This is something you can do as well.
Part One: History of Autoresponders, Mailing Lists, Marketing Sequences, and Making Money When People Ask for Free Info
Ads have been largely the same for the past 100 years.
If you were to look at a 100-year-old ad in a magazine, you’d be familiar with a lot of the different elements it would have. Ads would ask you to mail in so that subscribers could get something for free. So as a consumer, you would enter in some information. They would have something like an opt in page.
It can also be called a squeeze page. We know that the idea of a squeeze page is to get people from an ad or a site to put their name and email in a box, and then they go on their list. So the idea of this ad was to squeeze all the people from the magazine that are interested in this topic into a list.
So as a consumer, you might enter in your information. Maybe the ad wants you to mail in a coupon from the ad. Let’s talk about what would happen after that.
There would be a big mail house, where your mail and all the other mail goes from people who subscribed to the ad.
People would look at the addresses on the mail, and they would build a list out of all those addresses. They would have a list of people who were interested in that sort of thing.
Now, the advertisers would do what’s called a sequence. On the first day, they might send out a letter. So they would write letters, fold them up, stick them in envelopes, and mail them out to everyone who mailed in. If there were 100,000 people who mailed in, they would do this 100,000 times. That’s for day one.
On day two, they might send an informational report that was requested (perhaps promised when you entered your information in the first place), along with sales information.
Then the next letter they send, they might say that they noticed you didn’t buy anything, and they might suggest that you buy something now. Maybe the next time they send you testimonials.
And what would happen is they would take these people through a sequence, which they gathered from their mailing list.
That’s where mailing lists come from. This is where marketing started.
People often forget the basics of marketing. They forget that it’s all about getting people to take action. Marketing is about getting people to request information, getting people to a mailing list, where you can then send them an offer.
Ads themselves haven’t changed much, but the way that people see ads has certainly changed a lot. You’ve seen what happened when an advertiser would get people to subscribe, but think about what would happen before that.
In the old days, if you were an advertiser, first you had to design and create the ad. Then you had to pay a fortune to get the ad into circulation, perhaps in a magazine. It would take a month to run, and you wouldn’t even know if you’d get anything out of it. You’d pay whether people read the ad or not. And if someone didn’t like the ad, they could just rip it right out of the magazine.
You might do this 100 times with 100 different magazines. You wouldn’t know if anyone was interested. You just knew that people would walk by, and maybe they would take a look.
That’s not the way that ads work today. With internet marketing, we can target our audience in an insane way.
You can almost be so specific as to just marketing to a single person. You can literally market to whoever you want.
Making Money with a Mailing List Today
So you want to make $100 a day? That’s roughly $4 every hour. And that comes out to about $36,000 a year, which isn’t bad for something you could make from just a little mailing list.
Here’s what it’s going to look like.
Let’s say you have an audience. You have to figure out who your audience is. Perhaps they’re people who are interested in growing tomatoes.
You might see people on Google, or Facebook, or YouTube, all these people who are and learning about growing tomatoes. They watch videos on YouTube, and they search on Google for something like “Grow tomatoes” or “Why do my tomato plants keep dying”, or something like that.
Let’s say you were to offer these people something for free. Perhaps a free tomato book.
If you have an ad that 100 of these people see, how many of them do you think will want your free tomato book? Probably all of them.
How many will actually put their name and email on for it? Probably 30 to 60 percent of those people.
So let’s say you make an opt in page. You give people the option to request a free tomato book, if people send in their name and email. It might take you literally 20 minutes to make. Maybe 45 minutes or an hour If you’re new and slow.
Remember this: all ads work at the right price.
You might want to consider paying for traffic to get people to this site. You probably wouldn’t have to pay much, maybe 15 cents a visitor for people who are specifically looking up how to grow tomatoes. This will still be way less than the guy who spent $100,000 putting ads in old magazines.
And if you say in your ad that people can get a free tomato book, and they don’t want a tomato book, they’re probably not going to click. So you’re only going to pay for people who actually respond.
Maybe you could get 30 percent of your traffic to opt in on your site. If you get 100 visitors, that means it costs you $15. And out of 100 visitors, you get 30 to opt in. That means it’s costing you 50 cents for each person to opt in. Can you make 50 cents off a targeted tomato person who wants to grow more tomatoes? Yeah, I think you can.
You’re going to do this with an autoresponder. This takes all of your names and emails and puts them in a big database. Then you can go through this database and do exactly what other sequences do that we talked about before. It lets you send messages out to people on your list.
These can cost money, but they’re not usually a lot. To get started, it probably costs around $19 a month.
Now you would make your sequence. On day one, you might give your customers their free tomato report. That will get people back to your site. Day two you give them something else, and day three you give them something else. On day four, you might point out a product to them about tomatoes.
Remember that you set this up so that everything is automated.
You just set it one time, and new people will come in and get the new messages. You can do broadcast. You can do e-mails. You can do whatever you want.
It’s important that you understand this concept. It’s not just about a site, and an autoresponder, and this and that. It’s about understanding the core principle of what you’re doing.
You are building a database of people that are interested in a certain topic. Now that you have that database of people, you can do whatever you want with them (within reason, obviously, staying ethical and following the rules).
All ads work at the right price, if you can do it right.
So again, the question is this: If I get 30 percent of my traffic onto my list, and I’m spending $15 to do that, that means I’m paying about 50 cents per person. Can I make more than 50 cents per person? That’s the question.
Part Two: Mapping Out the Content / Offer Machine
So now you have a list, and a big database of people from your list. Your list is all of these tomato people.
What you want to do is map something out with what’s called a brain map. It’s a mixture of content and offers. You want to go through and brainstorm. Ask yourself: “If I were interested in tomatoes, what would I want to see?”
There are a bunch of possibilities.
People might like to see tips about tomatoes, or gardening tips, or tools, or information about seeds, or a growth chart, or tips about canning tomatoes, or techniques for cooking tomatoes.
So now you have all this content. Your next step is to pair the content with offers.
For example, think of your gardening tips. You might not know a lot of gardening tips yourself, but you could go buy some gardening books, perhaps on Clickbank. You go find some tips out of a book there, and you could send the tips to your list.
You want to be casual and sincere about it. You want to be friendly and really talk to your list about what you’re sending out. You might send an email like this:
“Here’s a tip I found for you. You should plant your tomato in the sun. I planted my tomato in the sun, and I found out that sometimes the shade affected the growth of my tomato. I used to have my tomato under a tree. Now it’s not under a tree, and it’s as big as can be. This works really well. Here’s a picture of my tomato. I got this tip from this book over here, if you want to check it out.”
And then you can give your affiliate link.
Pretty basic, right? “I got this tip from this book. If you like this tip, there’ll be more tips over there in the book.”
In another email, you can say, “Here are some tools. I have the best five gardening tools. You need to have this, this, this, this, and this. (Affiliate link, affiliate link, affiliate link, affiliate link, affiliate link.)
Now, your followers are going to say thank you, because you gave them all of this great information. They’re going to actually click and buy stuff.
You could take this further.
Let’s say you send them information about seeds. Maybe there’s an affiliate program for seeds. Or maybe you want to get the seeds yourself and ship them out. You could do that, or dropship, or send them books, or info products, or whatever you like. Info products are usually going to be the most profitable and the lowest risk.
If you tell your list about canning tomatoes, you could do canning supplies from somewhere like Amazon Affiliate. For things like fertilizer or garden beds, you could do Home Depot coupons or gift cards. There are all kinds of offers you could send out.
You could make a real living at this. Later down the line, you could come up with your own tomato book. You could test out a bunch of tomatoes and build your own business, and you could probably make a good living in the tomato market. A lot of people are obsessed with these tomatoes.
And remember this.
If I get someone on my list, and I give them good tips and really take care of them, is there anyone out there that doesn’t think I can make 50 cents over the course of a year with that person?
How many of you think that if you only paid 50 cents to get someone on your list, you could turn a profit?
Then why aren’t you doing it?
What’s stopping you from having a business like this?
Part Three: The Traffic Recycling Loop
So here’s what the feedback loop looks like.
You have the people in your niche come to your site, and they want to check out what you have for growing tomatoes. On your site, you have a picture of a big tomato, and you tell people to put their name and email in a box.
So they do that, and they get on your list. The people who get on your list are the ones that we’re interested in. They come to your thank you page.
Now, this is very important. Because your thank you page is where you want to make your 50 cents back. So what you do is this: you put your best offer on your thank you page. Maybe your best offer is some as-seen-on-TV tomato offer. That will be the best converter.
The next best thing might be a toolbar, or something free. Something that pays decent and has a low barrier of entry. Maybe it pays you between $2 and $5.
Now that you have an offer on your thank you page, you’re going to focus on creating posts.
These are going to have all of the content that you created in Part Two. So you might make posts on garden tips, or posts about tools. You could make posts about seeds, or growth charts, or cooking tomatoes. You can make different posts about all of these things.
On these posts, you’ll also have offers. I find it best to make the offer fit what the post is about. So if it’s about tools, offer some tools. If it’s about information, put a book. If it’s about seeds, give seeds. Try to make it fit.
Now, you’re going to mail these posts out. They’ll go out automatically in your autoresponder, and then boom, you’re going to make money as they come back.
And here’s the cool part. You’re going to build content while making money with your list. The search engines will start to pick this content up. People will start to buy stuff, and it’s just going to start to take off, if you stick with it. All of these clicks are going to start to multiply.
Part Four: The Numbers Game
At this point, you know what you’re supposed to be doing. But you may still be asking how you’re going to do it.
This is all done with WordPress, with a plugin that’s in your member’s area for MarcusMentor.me. The plugin is called Funnel Voodoo. It literally turns your WordPress into a funnel.
“Marcus, I don’t know how to set all this up. Should I use a blog? Should I use a click funnel? Should I use Clickbank? Should I use Builderall? Should I use HTML? Should I just go out and do the rain dance, and hope money falls?”
What I like to do is use WordPress.
If you guys are in one of my courses, or the MarcusMentor.me, you get all the plugins that make this work. So if you don’t have any tools, and you don’t have anyone to help you, go to MarcusMentor.me and sign up. It costs around $2 a day.
You get a free Affiliate Marketing Dude T-shirt, and you get an Affiliate Marketing Dude book that walks you through everything.
And we’re going to give you all my custom WordPress plugins. These aren’t white labeled or from other people. These are custom plugins that I had a developer make according to my specifications, so that you can do all of this.
You have to look at all of this objectively.
So many people are focused on getting a quick result right now, that they don’t realize the result can happen fast. They They just have to do the right stuff right. They spent so much time dreaming about a result, and trying to get the result. They get obsessed with the chase, and they don’t get obsessed with the actual work.
But if you take the approach we’ve covered here, you’re going to start to make more money. Your content is going to grow, and it will show up in the search engines. Everything will start to compound.
People put their heads in the clouds when it comes to internet marketing. And that’s why they don’t make money—because they’re focused on the stuff that doesn’t work.
People often come to me and tell me that they try other methods, and then they ask me to look at their sites.
I do, and I usually tell them that their sites aren’t good. And then they quit. They never run traffic. They never even test anything. And they never really build it. And this is why they don’t get success.
People don’t understand the value of a market. They don’t understand that a tomato guy on your list is worth 50 cents. And if you make one sale, you break even.
Everything is a numbers game.
If you know you can make $4 on every tomato person per year, how many tomato people do you want to get on your list? As many as you can. Once you get to thinking this way, you just have to go make it happen. You can do this.
To learn more, go to www.AffiliateMarketingDude.com.
Simple Money Getting Site in 45 Minutes
Today we’re going to talk about how to build “money pages” on your website. And we’re going to do this by setting up a site live, so that you can see how it works.
The domain we’re going to use is www.SimpleMoneyPage.com, and this is where you’re going to get all the tools that I reference here.
These “money pages” are designed to be used as pages that bridge your offers and your mailing list.
These are not designed to be ran directly on paid search engines. These are for direct advertising, for things like solo ads, banner ads, linking from your blog, linking from a website—linking from anywhere and everywhere that you can get traffic, even on social platforms.
The Flow of Your Site
The most important features of your site will be:
The opt in page. You’ll be able to set this up using the tools we’re going over today.
The thank you page. This is where you’ll thank your audience for joining. You’ll also have some content and other related offers.
Your mailing list. Once your audience fills out their name and email, they’ll be on your mailing list. You can send them back to posts on your blog with an offer.
Making Your Money Getting Site
Now that you know what’s going to happen, you can set up our site.
Web Hosting, Domain, and WordPress Install
The very first thing you need is web hosting. If you don’t have this, I would urge you to go over to www.GoHubSite.com. This will walk you through how to get hosting the right way. It will cost around $70 per year. The host we use is BlueHost.
Once you get your BlueHost account, you go into the BlueHost control panel.
Then, if you haven’t yet, it’s time to get your domain. You can do this directly in BlueHost as well.
Now once you get your host, the way that I teach you, you’re going to have what’s called a name server. And once you get that, the name server is the same for any and all of your sites.
So you could buy a website, and a domain name, and you could start setting it up instantly, which is what we’re doing here.
I bought this domain name www.SimpleMoneyPage.com a couple of days ago. It’s ready to go. All I have to do is go over to my host’s control panel and add the domain. So you can do the same with your own domain, if you already have it.
Once your domain is ready, you’ll be prepared to actually create your site. You’ll do this by installing WordPress in your control panel. You go to the ‘My Sites’ page and select ‘Create Site’.
You’ll choose your site name, which will be taken from the domain that you’re using. Our site name will be called Simple Money Page.
Once you finish here, WordPress will be installed. It might take a few minutes, but it shouldn’t take more than 15 at the max.
When WordPress finishes installing, that means your site is created. Now you just have to go in and flesh it out.
You can start by choosing your theme.
What I’ve provided for you is a theme called Easy Funnel. This allows you to make a funnel in your WordPress quickly and easily.
You can download this theme onto your computer, and then you’ll upload it here into your WordPress site.
Once you upload the theme, make sure to activate it.
Then, you go to ‘Settings’ and select the ‘General’ page.
Make sure that everything looks the way you want it to, then continue to the ‘Reading’ page.
Select your homepage to be listed as a static page, and change the homepage to “Sample Page” in the dropdown menu.
Next, you’ll find your Sample Page in the ‘Pages’ section, and then you’ll edit your sample page.
Type in whatever you’d like on this page. If you have something to offer your customers, you could describe it here.
When you’re done, hit ‘Update’.
The next step is to add a thank you post. When people subscribe to your site, they’ll be directed to this post.
Under the ‘Post’ section, you can select ‘Add New’, then enter a title for your thank you post. You’ll add the rest of the content later.
When you’re finished, click on ‘Update’, and you should see your updated page.
So now you have two pages created. One is your homepage, and one is your thank you page (which is actually a post).
Now, you’ll create an opt in box for your homepage. There are several ways you can do this.
One is by using an autoresponder. I like to use Aweber.
We also have opt in-maker tools you can use, if you’re in the Simple Sites Big Profits course or the MarcusMentor.me program.
If you use my tool, you can enter the URL to the thank you page that you created. Then you just put in your bullet points, whatever you’re giving to your customers.
This tool will generate the code for you. You can copy and paste it back into the code for your site homepage.
You should now have a page with an opt in box on it. You can download any image with it that you want.
You can edit this opt in box by going back into the edit page for your homepage. If you edit it using the visual display, it makes it a little bit easier. When you’re done, hit ‘Update’.
Next you’ll go back to your thank you page to edit the content. Here is where you’ll say thanks to your customers for subscribing. You can also tell them that since they subscribed to your mailing lists, you’ll be sending them emails from time to time.
And this is why this is a money page. It’s where you can make some money right up front.
You want to give your customers things that are relevant. If I’m giving them a workout guide, then you’d want to put an offer for workout stuff, or weight loss, or whatever it may be. But you also want to give them things that make you money.
Whichever offer you choose, you’ll have to be a member of an affiliate program that provides the offer. Your program may have something to help you out in making your offer more attractive.
For example, for this site, I’m recommending web hosting and a domain name. I’m part of a hosting affiliate program, and they give me a code for a box that I can place right on my site, so that people can search for domain names right on my page.
When they search and find one that’s available, they can buy it through my affiliate link, and I get paid when they sign up for hosting.
You can add other offers on your page, too, especially if you’re an affiliate for other programs. For example, I’m an affiliate for Aweber, and my customers might need this autoresponder, so I can provide that for them here, too.
So, as you guys can see, this is truly a money page. And it’s probably a lot easier than you thought!
If you send out offers and you’re an affiliate, you must remember to put an affiliate disclaimer.
To download the theme from this guide, visit www.SimpleMoneyPage.com.
The Best Affiliate Programs of 2019
If you’re ready to see the top of 2019, the affiliate offers that make the most money, stay tuned. I’m going to show you exactly what offers work the best, which ones make the most money, and results of what’s working, how to find the right offer for your niche, and so much more.
Let’s talk about how to find the right offer.
Part One: What Does Your Traffic Want?
We’re going to start with asking what our traffic wants.
Here’s the thing. I can give you a list of the top offers, and you’ll probably look at it and think, “That’s good, but what the hell do I actually do with them?” So instead, what I’m going to do is teach you how to find the right offer. Because not all offers are equal.
a. What do they click on?
You want to think about what your traffic wants. What is the nature of your market?
Your people might be into weight loss, or they’re looking up forms for taxes, or they’re into budgets, or they’re into spreadsheets, or they’re into smiley faces, or they’re into something else. If you have a blog, you have to look at it and say, “What’s my blog about? What are people clicking on?”
If you’re getting traffic from paid traffic, you have to ask, “What’s going on here?”
The biggest indicator of looking at how you’re going to make money is what your market is already clicking on. This is extremely important. So you want to go through, find other sites in your market, and look at the banner ads that are out there. Look at the ads that people are running. Look at the things that get attention, and the things that get the clicks.
It’s extremely important to do this. If you don’t, it doesn’t matter what offer you run, you’re not going to make any money.
b. What is their ultimate goal?
What do these people want? If they’re looking for “food that causes weight loss”, then you know their goal is to lose weight. If they’re looking for “how do you fit in a bathing suit”, then you know that they want to fit in a bathing suit. Very simple.
If they’re looking for “hardship letters for mortgage”, you know they want to save their house, or get a mortgage modification, or something like that. So we’ve got to look at the ultimate goal of what our visitors are.
When you’re doing this, you can look at goals on your site, and you can look at goals on other sites.
A lot of people think that banner ads and advertising on other sites is dead. And those people don’t know what they’re talking about. I buy banners all the time. I make a living on banners. Banners are still huge. They surpassed newpaper advertising, online advertising, even TV advertising. This stuff isn’t going anywhere. If you think banner ads are dead, if you think paid ads are dead, if you think solo ads are dead, then you don’t really know how to market.
c. What other things are they buying?
What other things are they buying? What other stuff are they buying? If you have people looking at “budget spreadsheets”, are they buying tax software? Are they buying Microsoft Excel? Are they buying templates? Are they buying calculators? What other stuff are they buying?
d. What can we flip them into?
A lot of you guys have heard about me flipping the market. What does this mean? What does it mean to flip the market? Well, what I mean is taking something general or generic, or even something specific.
If you see something specific like “how do I get a hardship letter for my mortgage”, okay, that’s specific. They’re not looking to buy a hardship letter, obviously, because they’re in a hardship, which means they probably don’t want to spend a lot of money.
However, they could be interested in things that will help them. Maybe there’s a foreclosure avoidance program you could send them to. Maybe there’s some kind of government refinance loan that helps them. Maybe there’s some kind of stay-in-your-house program. These kinds of things are very important. Because if you can flip the market, you can make money.
For example, someone looking to calculate the payments of a car loan would probably be interested in looking at getting the best deal on a car, interested in getting the best amount for their trade-in, interested in getting other things that are going to help them. Maybe insurance.
So we have to look at it.
And say we want to take them from the specific and flip them into the stuff that pays us. This will make or break you, no matter what affiliate offer you’re using, because this is the crux that everything hinges on. And it still has to be related to their ultimate goals. We want to flip them into their ultimate goal.
There’s a myth floating around online that you need to have buyer keywords. That if someone is not typing in “apply for mortgage”, then they don’t want a mortgage. That is absolute hogwash.
I can prove that this isn’t true.
There’s something I did about five years ago, on the day after I got out of rehab. I went on my computer, and I wanted to look at my search history. So I pulled open my search history with this question in mind:
Could someone have predicted that I could have been an alcoholic? And the answer is yes. Based on what people search, you can predict what they’re going to need, and what’s going to happen. What they’re going to feel. This is called predictive marketing.
You can actually learn what’s going to happen. You can actually anticipate the idea. It’s also called anticipatory marketing. What they’re going to want. Because if someone knew I needed to go to rehab, they would have made a lot of money.
So you have to look at your market and ask, “Can I predict what people are doing? Can I predict what they’re going to want?” If people are searching for a hardship letter, you can almost predict that a certain percentage of those people are going to end up foreclosing on their homes. It’s like clockwork.
Part Two: Select an Offer Based on Your Market Needs
Now, we’re going to look at three different types of offers. The first one is what I call a “direct hit”. Then we have “pretty damn close”, and “gonna take some work”. You want to go through and categorize these.
a. Direct hit
The first one is what I call a direct hit. A direct hit offer is something that’s usually free, with no barrier of entry. Something that’s exactly what the person wants. You want to get as close to a direct hit as possible. It’s going to be directly in line with someone’s needs.
b. Pretty damn close
This is where you find something and you could probably make it work.
c. Gonna take some work
If you try to go with one of these offers, make sure you really know how to sell. Because if you don’t, it’s really going to be an uphill battle.
Part Three: Look at the Offer Payout
When you’re checking out these offers, you want to look at the offer payout, and look what it does.
a. What will you make per click?
You want to look at what’s called the EPC, which is the earnings per click. What are you making per click? If you convert one out of 100 people on a big offer like something with a mortgage, you might be making $1 per click. If you convert one out of 100 on something small, like an astrology offer, you might only make 2 cents a click.
Some affiliate networks will actually show you EPCs. They have what’s called a network EPC, which is like the average of all the people on the network running this offer.
b. What has to happen for me to get paid?
This is important. What has to happen? For some offers, it might be something really simple. Maybe someone only has to download something. For example, if you’re doing an offer with a toolbar, maybe the user only has to click download and install a toolbar, and maybe you’ll make around $2 for it. Easy.
Now on something more complicated, like a refinance kind of offer, it make take more for you to get paid. For instance, it might be a three-page submit, where a user has to fill out three pages of information and then submit it. That would be asking a lot more from the customer, so it might be harder to achieve.
The lower the barrier of entry, the better you’re going to do.
If all you have to do is get someone to put their email in, that’s hopefully pretty easy. You could probably get $50 percent of the people who see your offer to put their email in a box. If you have to get a name, email, and zip code, maybe you’ll only get 30 percent. If you need a name, email, zip code, and phone number, maybe you’re looking at 10 percent.
And if you have to get someone to whip out a credit card and buy something, you might have a 1, 2, or 3 percent chance
c. Are there any reversals, refunds, or clawbacks?
Are there any reversals, refunds, or clawbacks? For example, if you’re promoting something like ClickFunnels, that might be something that pays 38 bucks per month, per user, and it has a free trial. Now, you don’t get paid anything on the free trial, which kind of sucks. You get paid on their monthly prescription, but there are reversals, refunds, and clawbacks.
So you can give someone the offer, and then they refund, and you don’t get paid.
These are things you want to know. Because if your butt is on the line and you’re paying for traffic, you need to know if something is going to get a lot of refunds, or if it’s something that’s going to work, or if it’s going to take a lot of people to sell, or whatever else may be going on.
Part Four: Offer Landing Page
This is one that people miss. I’m a stickler for a landing page. I’m obsessed with the landing page.
a. Will this convert?
Is the landing page going to convert? If it doesn’t convert, it doesn’t matter about the payout, it doesn’t matter how many people are making money with it. What you care about is if it’s going to convert. So you have to look at the landing page and see for yourself. And will it convert with your traffic? It doesn’t matter how well it does for other people, because your traffic is different.
b. How many steps to get to the CPA?
Or you can think of this a different way. How many steps to get you paid? What are you going to get paid? There could be something with just one step to get you paid, or it could be something with multiple steps. You want as few steps as possible that the user has to complete, in order for you to get paid.
c. Are there any distractions / phone number / links out / ads?
This is very important. When you’re doing Clickbank, or you’re doing some offer networks, you have to be careful. Because there might be other distractions, like other ads on the site that you don’t get paid for. If I find that, then I’m not going to promote that offer. I’m not going to give them my traffic. They can make money with their other ads. Is there a phone number for people to call, maybe for people to order something? And I don’t get paid when they call? Screw that. You’re just screwing me out of my commission. That’s not going to work.
You want a one-track thing. You want something straight up, something that’s going to get you paid. Something that’s direct.
d. Does the page collect leads before I get paid?
This is a big one. Are they scraping leads before you get paid? Like if you go to a page, and you’re paid on a sale, and they’re collecting emails before the sale, that could be bad. You don’t want to build your list for free. What would you want to do that for?
So you have to look at that. Now, if they pay you to give them leads, then sure, of course you can do that. But if there are things you’re not getting paid for, I’m not going to promote their stuff. I don’t care how good it is.
e. Does the landing page fit something my market wants?
Does the landing page have something really good. Check and see if there’s some kind of hot button you can use that your market will really like.
Part Five: Direct Offers / Offer Networks / CPA Networks
Now we’re looking at the type of offers you can get, what they are and how you use them.
a. Going direct
Going direct means that you’re promoting a direct offer. For example, something like ClickFunnels would be a direct offer, or web hosting. If you promote something from Tony Robbins, you would promote his stuff through his direct offer.
Any time you go to Google and find a specific affiliate program, that would be full of direct offers. When going direct, you usually have to sell something.
b. Major affiliate networks (CJ, Clickbank, JVZoo, Linkshare)
Then you might find offers through major affiliate networks, also known as offer networks.
Some examples of these are Commission Junction, Linkshare, Clickbank, and JV Zoo. These are all offer networks that have lots of offers. Most of them have offers that are put by separate people. For example, if I go to Linkshare and I want to put my offer on there, it’s actually me running the offer on Linkshare, and then Linkshare shares the profit with you.
Clickbank is primarily going to focus on people buying something to get paid. Commission Junction sometimes has CPA stuff, but there not a CPA network. With JV Zoo, 9 times out of 10 you have to get someone to buy something. See how it works?
d. CPA Networks (Maxbounty, Globalwide, Aragon, Peerfly)
Then, you have CPA affiliate offers. CPA is cost per action. These are things like Maxbounty, Peerfly, Global Wide, Aragon. There are several different ones.
CPA networks are going to have offers like pay-per-lead, pay-per-call, pay-per-download, and things like that. You’re getting paid per action, and that actually isn’t always a sale. That means you don’t always have to make a sale in order to get paid.
Part Six: Marcus’s Favorite Offers
Now, let’s dive into my favorite types of offers. These are the ones I love the most.
a. Browser extensions
You guys all know these are my favorite. They work in any market, with any kind of traffic usually, and you can make a ton of money with them. There may be offers like maps, browsers, or local news.
With these kinds of offers, may sure that they’re legit. Download them yourself and make sure they’re good. Some networks have ones that are shady. You want to watch out for those.
Make sure the ones you’re promoting are good. You can actually go to the Google Chrome store and look them up, and see if people are complaining about them or if they like them. If they complain about them, don’t promote them. If they’re bad, don’t promote them. I actually have a computer where I download all of my browser extension offers, and I test them myself before I promote them.
b. As seen on TV
My second favorite type of offer is as-seen-on-TV. I like these because the people know how to sell. If you have someone out there spending a lot of money to put out an as-seen-on-tv product, you know that the thing is going to sell to a broad audience, and you know that people did the work to sell.
These people are masters at sales. You know the landing page is going to convert.
Fiverr is also really good. They have a great affiliate program. They pay on a bid, so for example, if someone pays $5, I might make $100 or more, depending on what I sell. I’ve made some money with Fiverr, I just haven’t promoted it as much as I should. Pure laziness. But it is a good one, for sure.
d. Loans / credit cards
Loans and credit cards are always going to be good. With some credit cards you can get paid around $100 for an application. They’re very simple, very easy, and they always work.
Software-as-a-service is also good. Now when I promote this, I don’t promote directly. I want to build a mailing list.
f. Web hosting
This is just what it sounds like.
g. Financing and investing
These are really good. When you’re promoting these kinds of offers, you should never do direct linking. Just don’t do it. And also don’t used trademarked stuff.
h. Free credit score
People make a fortune with free credit score offers. They can easily make seven figures doing this. This is a big.
i. Email / zip offers
Next is email and zip submit offers. These are good, too. If you do an email submit, again, make sure that it’s legitimate. Because there’s a lot of crap out there. So make sure that it’s absolutely legitimate.
You might get something like $1.50 every time someone puts an email in a box. You don’t always have to get a signup, you don’t need to get someone a credit card, people just put their email in a box, and you get paid. And there are tons of these kinds of offers.
Diets are never going out of style.
Dating is always going to make money.
l. High-paying trials
These are good. For example, I might make $100 when someone tries out web hosting, or tries out a product. Sometimes this will overlap with as-seen-on-tv as well, which is cool.
Part Seven: Supplemental Offers
Now I have what we call supplemental offers. A primary offer is the one that you plan on making the most money with. It might be the reason why you made a site.
A supplemental offer is something you can use to supplement for the people who don’t want to buy that other stuff. There are multiple ways you could go about doing this.
One place you could look for supplemental offers is Amazon. This is a great place for these kinds of offers. You would use the Amazon Associates program for this.
AdSense is also great for supplemental offers. You may want your site to have more direct ads that you’re in control of, but you could also run AdSense to make even more money.
c. Big stores
This might be Best Buy or something like that. You can promote offers from big stores as supplemental offers as well.
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Important Money Making Business Lessons From “The Loudest Voice”
1. Everyone Has Reasons Why Something Won’t Work.
2. Cater To An Underserved Unheard Group And Dominate It
3. Focus On Getting Shit Done Fast
4. Focus On The Right Stuff
5. Execute… remember nothing is perfect the first time you put it out… its a growth process.
1. Don’t Be A Jerk And Don’t Misuse Money Or Power
2. Don’t Put Profits Over Lifestyle
How Affiliate Marketing Works: 7 Day Cash Finder
Today we’re talking about finding a niche, getting a market, finding offers, setting up a site, and making it work, all in just seven days.
This can work for any niche that you’re going into.
We’re going to teach you how to get and hold attention by
- giving people what they want
- listening to their needs, and
- putting your ear to the market
This is a system that I’ve used over and over to make this stuff work. If you use it, you will get results.
Day 1: Find Market, Evaluate Traffic
This is designed to find and extract cash from any market.
First, what is a market? It’s a group of people. You want to find people with similarities. You can also think of this as your niche. These people have things in common, such as interests, favorite things, desires, or ideals.
1. Find a Market
So the first thing you want to do is find your market and understand what they want. You want to see where your market is hanging out.
There are a bunch of ways you can go about this. You could do this with keyword tools, such as the Google keyword tool, to find out what people are searching for. You can look at trends and topics that are booming, which you might find from YouTube or just from Google.
You can check out Facebook groups. Your market may even be hanging out in forums. These are great places to go, too.
2. Evaluate Traffic and Competition
Once you find your market, you want to evaluate your market.
What’s going on in your market? What are people doing? Is it going to be expensive?
You can go to the Google AdWords Planner and see if it’s going to be expensive. Or, you can check out banner ads to see if it’s going to be expensive. You can look at YouTube. You can look at forums.
Don’t just watch what’s happening in these spaces. See if you can respond. See if you can write things and get in on the conversation.
For example, you could go to Facebook and find out what it takes to make a Facebook group. See what you have to do to get involved in a group.
See what you have to do to make stuff work, and ask yourself, “Is this going to be worth my time?”
Obviously, if there are only nine people in the group, it’s probably not going to be worth your time. If there are only nine people watching your video, it’s probably not going to be worth your time, either.
But if there are a couple thousand people searching for it, then maybe that’s something you can do. Maybe it’s something you can work at.
As you’re evaluating your traffic, you also need to evaluate the competition.
Ask yourself, “What is the competition like?” You have to look at the competition and the barrier of entry. What’s the pay per click competition?
Are there any Facebook groups? Is there new content? Are there any videos? Are there images? What’s showing up? Are there forums? And how do you get involved? Is there something you can do here? Think about all these things, and let the market tell you what to do.
It’s very important that you look at the barrier of entry and the competition. Because if you don’t do this, you’re going to get into a market where you spend more than you make.
3. Research the Market
This is where you focus on research. You ask yourself, “What are other people doing?” Look at those paid ads, and focus on them.
What are people responding to? What questions are they asking on forums? What kind of ads are they clicking on? What kind of stuff are they doing on Facebook?
Day one is all about your market. On this day, you should also be getting your domain name and hosting. You can do this over at www.GoHubSite.com. Your domain name should be something related to your market. I would recommend doing this before anything else, but it doesn’t matter too much either way. Just make sure you do this step.
Day Two: Test Market, Direct Link
Next, you’re going to find your profit. Where are you going to make money? How are you going to do it?
1. Find Simple Offer
To find your offer, you can go to OfferVault. Once you do this, you could test it with direct linking.
So let’s say you’re on Facebook, or Instagram, or maybe you’re on forums, or whatever it may be. You could set up a simple page, or you could set up a redirect, and just link people directly to the offer. Then you can just see if you get sales.
I’ve had people try this and they’ve done pretty well with it, which is really, really cool.
2. Set Up Ad Group
Now, once you find your offers, you want to set up an ad group and test.
You can do this a few different ways. You could go to MSN, you can go to a place to do banner ads, you can SEO, you can do videos, things like that.
Then you want a direct link to the offer. This is how you’re going to get paid.
Let’s say you were looking at an offer for refinancing. You might find that you can make $170 when someone signs up and gets a quote on student loan refinancing. So you could do research for the market on student loan refinancing.
You might ask, “What are people talking about? Are there any forums?” Maybe there’s some kind of student loan refinancing forum. You could post a comment about the top 10 ways to refinance, and then you can link to your offer.
You could direct link. You don’t even need a website. I would recommend that you have a website, but you don’t need one for this.
All you’d need to you’d need to do is get one sale a day at $170. And these people are looking to do that thing anyway, right?
This is what people miss. They don’t even pay attention to the fact that you could literally make money doing this stuff.
So if you get one sale a day, that’s $170 for $365 days a year. You could make $62,000 a year doing that. Remember, those results are not typical, implied, or guaranteed. I don’t know if anyone will sign up for the offer, but hey, it’s worth a try putting something up on a forum, don’t you think?
So day number two, we’re going to find our simple offer. Find an offer that really, really hits the market.
Now if you have your own site and you link them back to your own site, you’re going to make a bunch more and you’re actually going to build back links to your site while doing this, while making money.
It’s something that can happen really fast, because guess what? People are on the forums right now.
You could literally go to forums and you could see that there’s people on the forums right now.
Some of them will show you how many people are actually on the forum right now, which is cool.
3. Watch for “Profit Words”
Watch for profit words. Most forums allow affiliate links or links to your site, which is really cool.
You have to be careful how you use these links on forums. If you do it in a shady way, forums won’t like that. But if you’re providing value, you won’t have to worry about it.
And at worst, let’s say you do get banned from a forum. Does it really matter? You probably didn’t even know or care about the forum before today. So who really cares if you get banned?
But that doesn’t mean you should go out and try to get banned. You still need to provide value. But you can see why the easiest way to do it is to just get a domain name and point people over to it.
4. Evaluate Words
Number four is to evaluate words.
Profit words are words such as “student debt forgiveness”, or “refinance student loan”, or “buy this”, or “price of”, or “coupon”, or “discount”, or “ways to”. These are kind of like trigger words, which you’ll go through in the Sites course.
If you don’t yet have the simple sites course, I would highly recommend it. You can get it at www.SimpleSitesBonus.com, and it literally walks you through all the stuff you need to learn about affiliate marketing, which is crazy, right?
So evaluate your words, see the impressions, see if your forum topics get anyone looking at them. And remember that the gold is in the keywords. Okay? Very, very important.
Day Three: Locate Cash Niche, Build Lander
Now, you’re going to do what’s called extracting your cash niches. You’re going to go through, you’re going to test your market and you’re going to look at all your stuff.
1. Extract Cash Niches
Okay, so number one, you’re going to extract your cash niches. You’re going to look at your keywords and say, “What are people clicking on? What are they interested in?”
2. Build Landing Pages
Number two, you’re going to build your landing pages. This is important. You can build a simple landing page, get traffic to it, find out what people click on, and it’ll send them to an offer at the same time. You can make money while you learn about your market, it’s literally that fast.
You could set these up in very little time at all. I think my own record was 13 minutes. Within 13 minutes, we actually had our first results coming in.
When you’re looking at the data, you’ll see how many clicks you get, as well as how many impressions you get. An impression means that your ad was shown, but it wasn’t clicked on.
You may see that some of your keywords got a bunch of impressions in one day. That’s where the gold is.
That’s going to tell you people are searching for this. They’re seeing your ad. In this way, you’ll figure out what’s working.
And if you know the ones that are working, then you’ll get some money.
3. Segregate Ad Groups and Keywords
Now that you’ve build your landing page, you’re going to segregate.
Once you go through and see what ads are working and where people are clicking, you can segregate your ad groups and your keywords into different sections.
Here’s an example. You might find that instead of people just looking for weight loss, maybe they’re more specifically looking for a printable weight loss guide.
In this way you can segregate your audience based on keywords.
How do you choose the right keywords? We go through that in our keyword trainings. We have some on the YouTube channel, but if you want to go in detail, I would highly recommend you get the Simple Sites course at www.SimpleSitesBonus.com, and you go through the niche finding section. That will walk you through it all.
4. Test the Market
Next, it’s time to test your market.
You can also do this a few different ways. You can use analytics, or a program known as Crazy Egg. You can also do this with some of my plugins.
There’s something I’ve always wanted to do in my life, but I’ve never gotten the courage to actually do it. I’ve always wanted to stand on a street corner with a sign, and get people to do something I want them to (donate, for example). Just to see how it works.
I’d want to see, okay, did people respond to this sign? Then maybe I’ll use this sign to do this. And things like that.
But interestingly enough, that is metaphorically what you’re doing on the internet.
You’re standing there and saying, “Hey, this is what’s working, this is what’s not working.” You’re figuring out, “Hey, this is what people are responding to.”
Day Four: Test Offers and Design Opt-in Form
Day four is all about evaluating the results. What did the results tell you? Because here’s the thing, the results you get are going to teach you everything.
1. Evaluate Results
So, first you want to evaluate your results. You want to focus. What are the results telling you?
Because here’s the deal.
You can go and theorize about your market all day long, but until you actually get in your market and figure out what happened, you won’t find true success.
2. Ask the Market What They Want
Number two, you want to ask the market what they want.
What does your market want? You can literally ask them. This is something I did on an old page of mine. It was a simple little page, and I basically asked them, “Hey, what’s a question you have about internet marketing?”
That was the reason I took a business from around $250 to making millions. That’s crazy, right? All I did was ask the market what they want, and then I responded to it.
This is going to put you light years ahead. Most people don’t listen to the questions the market has. If you do, you’re going to win.
3. Build Opt-in Pages and Thank You Pages
Next, you want to go through and build opt-in pages and thank you pages. These should be based on the answers and information that you get from your market.
Keep in mind that you can provide even more value not just from asking the market questions, but answering them as well. You don’t have to, but why not make a sale? If 100 people ask you about a specific topic, and you personally answer them all, then you could just simply point them to an affiliate offer.
How many sales do you think you would make? You’d make money, and if you record your answer, you could even make an FAQ out of it.
But most people don’t do it this way, and it’s easy. It’s so easy that no one wants to do it. But you have to. You just have to go do it.
4. Test and Find Out What They’re Clicking On
Now you’ll do even more testing. Make sure that you’re tracking your links so you can do this well.
Talking to your market is going to make you the best marketer in your niche. Hands down. Talk to them, listen to them, figure out what they want.
Most importantly, you should actually “give a crap” about your market. You should actually care about them. That’s very important, and it’s the simplest way to think about it.
Day Five: Find Out What the Market Really Wants
This is where you get in and really figure out what your market wants. You’re going to get in and really figure out what your market wants. You’re going to evaluate everything and look at the questions that people have been asking.
1. Find Out What Your Market Really Wants
Here is another example of how you can go in and find out what your market really wants.
You may know that in addition to my affiliate marketing business, I also have an alcohol addiction channel. One day I went onto this channel and got some traffic for around 30 cents a click. I ended up spending around $2,000 total for this traffic. I got 3,000 people to fill out a detailed form on their struggles with alcohol.
2. Find Out What They Really Respond To
Because I got so many people to respond, I learned so much that day. Now, I’m not dominating that market in terms of cash yet, because I don’t want to mess with that market. Since it’s a market that’s personal to me, I want to make sure I give them really good value. But that is still the best $3,000 I ever spent.
Imagine if you 3,000 different surveys full of people’s needs relating to your market. This is better information than you could ever get from spending $1,000 on some kind of product.
3. Look at Keywords, Traffic Offers, and What They Click
As you’re figuring out what people respond to, you should be looking at keywords, traffic offers, and what people click on.
Use your different sources of information to compile data. People who own forums have a lot of data. People who own Facebook groups have a ton of data. What do you have that provides you with data about your market? What can you do (or get) to give you that data? It could be as simple as going to a forum and seeing which topics get the most clicks.
What people click on is the key. If you know what people click on, you win, always. Always, always, always, you win.
4. Look at How They Respond to Your Opt-in Page
Make sure you also look at how people are responding to your opt-in page. This can give you really valuable information. Are people opting in? What are they doing? If they are, figure out why they’re doing it. If they’re not, figure out where the problem is.
Maybe it’s the content, or the design. Whatever it is, use it to give you more data so that you can flip it around, and then make it work for you.
5. Move Stuff Around to Fit Your Market Needs
As you’re learning what works, you may have to move stuff around on your site to fit the needs of your market. So be flexible.
If a bunch of people are clicking on something, you might want to move that to the top of the page. If no one is clicking on something, you might want to stick it near the bottom. Or, you may even want to remove something altogether.
Day Six: Plug in More Profit Centers, Backend
On day six, you’re continuing to find more relevant ways to make money.
1. Find More Relevant Profit Centers
Here you are still finding more relevant profit centers. What else can you do? How can you get creative? How can you find other stuff for people to click, or buy, or otherwise do what you want them to do?
2. Test and See Which Ones Work
When you find your offers, make sure you are still testing and seeing which ones work. What offers are people responding to? This is very important.
Some people just want to stick offers at the top of their pages because they have a high payout. But this isn’t just about getting a good sale one time. This is about having a high conversation rate.
Not all offers are created equal, and not all offers are going to work for your market.
For me, I’d rather get a dollar a click on something that gets a good conversion, with something that fits my market, than make 10 cents a click on something that pays a lot.
I’m just saying. That may not be your mentality, but it’s valuable to think that way. Not all offers are going to convert. So, you have to focus and test and see which ones work.
3. Find the Best Placement of Profit Centers
For number three, you’re also finding the best placement of your profit centers. This goes beyond just figuring out which profit centers you’re going to use. Just as important, you’re going to think about the design, and decide where they should actually be placed on your pages.
Should they be on the front page? Or perhaps on a thank you page? Should you have a pop-up?
Each of these have pros and cons, and you should be aware of all of them before you use them. For example, pop-ups can sometimes feel invasive, but an in-line pop-up is often much more successful than a hijack pop-up. Be intentional with each decision you make at this stage.
4. Look for Backend-Related Offers and Newsletter Content
Next, look for backend-related offers and newsletter content. Are there offers you can give people that would be more successful at this stage? Perhaps offers that don’t work well just on your opt-in page, or don’t do well standing alone?
What can you send to people? Can you provide some value?
In the old days, someone would respond to a magazine ad, and then they would get a series of letters. Can you do something like that here? Let’s say that someone signs up for your newsletter, and you send out a bunch of automated messages to them. Each of these have some sort of tip that they can use in their market.
For example, let’s say someone joined my email list at my alcohol recovery channel.
I could send emails that say, “Here’s tip number one on how to stay sober,” “Here’s tip number two,” and more like that. Then I could also give offers and provide links back to my blog. Very simple.
The more good content you have, the more money you’re likely to make, so be sure to keep this in mind.
Day Seven: Follow Up Sequence, Backend
This is the last day of your program. Here’s what you want to do.
1. Create Autoresponder Follow up Sequence
On day number seven, you’re going to create an autoresponder follow-up sequence. You can use Aweber for your mailing list, and you can send out messages from your autoresponder as emails to your followers.
This might be where you implement ideas that you found on day six. You can give tips in your emails, and then provide a link back to your blog.
For example, maybe one day you can give out a PDF. The next day you can send a video. Each day you can send out something with an offer. You can give more tips and add more value each time.
When it comes to sending out your messages, there are two different ways you can do this. One is with your autoresponder, where you can plug in messages and offers to go out automatically. I have autoresponder follow-up sequences that sometimes have 500 messages, or maybe they have 30, or maybe they have seven. They automatically go out, and they bring people back to my site. And then I can look at what they’re clicking on.
If you choose to do a broadcast email, that just means you send out a message that’s not part of a follow-up sequence. Maybe you want to make a special announcement to everyone on your mailing list, and you don’t want to interrupt the flow of your autoresponder messages. That would be a good time to send a broadcast email.
2. Create Backend Profit Centers and Follow Up Profits
Now that you’ve created the autoresponder sequences and broadcast emails that you want to send out, you can incorporate your profit centers for the backend that you already found. This is where you actually implement that information into your emails.
3. More Testing
Number three is all about testing everything you’ve done so far. You work on your layout, you check your opt-in rate, you look at your bid prices, your follow-up, and everything like that. Remember that the fortune is in the follow-up. The key is to test, test, test. Then repeat.
As you get this process down, use it again to build more sites.
To learn more, go to www.AffiliateMarketingDude.com.
Today we’re going to talk about what it actually takes to quit your job and start blogging full-time.
I want to ask you a question. If you could set up a simple blog in about an hour, and profit up to $32.17 or more every day from that blog, how many blogs would you set up?
I’ve made millions of dollars in affiliate commissions for simple sites I’ve made about things like the lottery, smiley faces, cheap gas prices, and mortgage calculators. Compare this with what the other guys are talking about. Compare this with the sites that they have, and a lot of them are in a lot more “buyer” niches or “make money” niches.
The cool thing here is the fact that I made tons of money with little bitty niches that no one thought I could make money in. Right now, as an entrepreneur, as someone who wants to make money blogging, you can say which market you want to go into.
How I Got Into Blogging
The way that I got into blogging was only after I learned direct response and I learned how to convert traffic.
In 2006, I made one of my most profitable sites. It made over 6 figures, and one year it made around $650,000. You might be thinking of that and saying that you can’t really do that on a blog. But you can. It’s your job to take your visitors where you want them to go.
This site made money because it was focused. Because it was based on human nature. You have to remember that no matter what, the people coming to your sites and your blogs are people. They respond. They click. This is based on human nature, and getting people to do what they want. And this works in any niche.
So it was 2006, and I had just made this site, making millions of dollars on the internet. I was on track that year for my first million-dollar-year with affiliate marketing.
I like to stay on top of all the new stuff. When Facebook came out, I thought, “How do we use this for marketing?” When YouTube came out, I thought, “How do we use this for marketing?”
Guys, remember that I’ve been doing this for almost 20 years now. And in that year, 2006, everyone was talking about blogs. They were like, “Blog this, blog that,” and I started to get tired of the hype. But then I thought, “Okay, let’s look into this.”
And I asked myself this question:
Can someone actually, really, seriously make a living blogging?
If you think about what a blog is, a lot of us have a certain idea about it. You think of this person who blogs about their eggs, and puts pictures on Instagram of their soup. And you think, “I don’t care about your eggs and your soup. I don’t want to do that.” Right? And that’s not really what blogging is.
So I asked myself, can someone make money doing this?
And more importantly, do you have to write every day, like those lame people on Twitter and Facebook who tweet or post every time they leave their house?
I was used to setting up simple little websites and banking $5, $10, $15, $100, or even $1,000 a day off of each website. The last thing I wanted to do was set up some huge content site. And I just couldn’t set up a blog like my simple websites. Those took like 45 minutes to an hour to build, and they raked it in big—sometimes they even made money the same day.
So there I was, listening to countless videos, teleseminars, webinars, reading al the e-books, and buying all the courses. I had serious info overload and burnout, and I was done. I threw in the towel. I thought to myself, “I’m done. This sucks. I’m not going to do it.” I was feeling so tired of trying to get my head around this blog thing. It made me sick. So I gave up right then and there. I said, “I don’t need a blog.”
I was on track to single-handedly make a million bucks, with no blogs, no employees, no outsourcing. Just some little sites that look like a fifth grader made (which mine still do, if anyone’s paying attention). And I was raking it in.
Then 2007 came. Again, I was sitting in my office and thinking, “I don’t need a blog. I’ve got it handled.” We did like $750,000 that year.
And then 2008 came around. Hmmm. Some of my sites started getting quality scored, slapped, and all that other stuff. I was making a decent income. We were in the mid-six figures. I thought, “Perhaps I’ll revisit this blog thing and see if Google likes them a bit better. I like free traffic.” (And free traffic is good if you know how to use it.)
Then it was 2009. I started freaking out. I had just bought a big, giant house. I was used to making $1 million a year, and now my sites were down to $250,000 profit. I thought, “That’s not bad.” I mean a lot of people would probably be happy with a quarter of a million dollars. But it wasn’t what I was used to. It wasn’t what I was planning on.
So in the summer of 2009, I thought more about blogs, and I decided I was going to do them on my own terms. No posting daily, no lame stuff. I didn’t really want to be the next Perez Hilton. I just wanted to earn a decent income from home. Was that too much to ask?
Later that year, I discovered the WordPress blogging platform. And I was able to set up my first blog in about 15 minutes. (And you can do that, too.) It wasn’t facy, it wasn’t beautiful, but I made it, and I was proud.
Now, little did I know, the next day the darn thing ranked on the top of Google in like 12 hours. I was like, “What? Wait a minute. I didn’t have to submit it? I didn’t have to wait it, and I didn’t have to wait three months, or six months?” I put the blog up, and I ranked number one.
I had no meta tags, no SEO stuff, I didn’t submit the site, didn’t do directory listing or backlinks. And I was like, “What the heck is going on here?” I didn’t even plan on it. I just wanted to set up a blog, and boom. The thing was in Google. It was getting traffic.
Here’s the thing: Google actually likes these blogs.
So I got some new paid traffic accounts, and tested the blogs there, and it worked. Some of them got leads and made money almost instantly, which was crazy. Now, instead of the one website stuff, with sites like the smiley face website which took a long time to set up (I had to do codes, put pages on, have to save stuff and upload it), I could actually bang out a little blog in like 12 minutes and get it ranked on the search engine like the next day. Which is crazy!
I could go find a keyword and get ranked. (Which is the key. Don’t go after a market, go after a keyword. If you go after the right keyword, you could get ranked so quickly. Because if there are only 9 people competing for a keyword, what are the chances you’re going to be in the top 10?
That’s exactly what it is. If there are only 9 people, and your site is number 10, you are guaranteed a top 10 ranking. Just because no one else is trying to rank for it.
So there I was, getting these things going. But there was one little hiccup, and it was actually a big hiccup.
Building websites the way I used to gave me the freedom to have whatever I want, wherever I wanted it. The key to making these little affiliate marketing sites work was all in the conversion. But the challenge now was getting my blog to do what my sites did, because that’s why they made money.
Here is what we needed. This is my website conversion checklist. But now, we have to use it on blogs. We’re going to ask ourselves these questions.
Blog Conversion Checklist and Guide
- Who am I trying to each?
Are you trying to reach people on Google searching for “how to lose 10 pounds”? Or looking for people on Google searching for “hospital scam”? Are you trying to reach people looking for “layouts”? What are you looking for?
- What do I want them to do?
Obviously, you want to make money. So you have to get an audience somehow. Do you want people to join your mailing list? Click an affiliate ad? Watch a video? What do you want them to do?
- What does my ad or site headline promise?
You have to look at what your site ad or your headline promises. When you go to Google and you search your site, what does it say? The little ranking that shows up in Google, what does it promise people? “Download this free thing”, “Learn how to do affiliate marketing”, “figure out the meaning of life”, etc. What does it say?
That is your site ad. No matter how you slice it, even if it’s free, that’s still your ad. It’s your free ad, right? And when people come to your site, they’re going to be looking for that. And if you don’t give it to them, they won’t be happy.
And here’s an interesting thing. You can actually flip people into what you want them to go into. For example, if you’re in that motorhome market, you could offer motorhome loans, or get people to click on things that are expensive, or find a guide for people to buy motorhomes, or something like that.
And make it deliberate. Make it up front.
How to Make Your Blog Convert in 3 Seconds or Less
- Does your site or blog cater to the type of user you’re trying to reach?
Make sure your blog isn’t too technical. If you’re marketing to 84-year-old grandmas, make it pretty basic. Make things big, easy to read, with big fonts, and simple “click here” buttons. If you’re marketing to people searching for cell phone gadgets, make it hip, cool, and fun. Think, focus, test.
Is it any wonder that my stuff looks like it was made in the 70s?
What influenced my stuff was making it easy. How many of you guys look at my toolbar, and you think, “I can find what I want”? You’re there and you go for it. How many of you guys go to my website and think, “That’s so easy to use”? If you want to log in, you click on “log in”. If you want help and support, you click on the “help and support”. If you want the desktop tools, they’re right there
If you want to search for something, you search for something. It’s very basic and very easy. The reason I do this isn’t because I’m a terrible website designer. I do it because it has to be easy. It has to be simple. It has to be something that says, “This is what you want, and here is where to get it.”
- Can my visitor find the promise in less than 3 seconds?
Let’s say you put up a blog post about pricing. And you tell your visitors “This blog post is about how I saved $1,000 a month in my budget.” If that’s what you’re promising your visitors, and they come to your site, can they find that in 3 seconds? If they can’t, go hang out with the club of people only making 2 cents a click.
So, give them that. Make a big button. Or a drop-down box. Make something they can use. Remember, your visitor came to your site because of the promise found in your advertisement, your banner, or your search engine listing. They’re on your site because they want the goods. If they can’t see the promise in 3 seconds, they’re gone. So give them what they want.
You guys are here because you want to learn to make a living blogging. Imagine if I came here and said, “Today we’re going to talk about PHP and the backend of WordPress, and I’m going to show you how to make a little money here.” You would say, “Dude, this isn’t what I wanted. I came here because I want to make a living blogging.”
That’s why friends of mine who hang out on my webinars ask me, “How do you get most of the people to stay until the very end?” And it’s because I give the people what I promised.
Realize that you don’t have to deliver the whole promise up front in one sentence. You can simply have a headline with the promise in it, or an opt-in box saying, “Download your promise here by entering your name and email.” Very simple.
- Is your site focused on what you want the user to do most?
What do you want them to do? If you want them to get a mortgage, maybe you should have a zip code box that says, “put your zip code to find mortgages.” It’s focused on what you want. If you want them to download those little cursors and smileys or whatever they may be, do you have them on there? Are they easy to get?
If you want your visitors to opt in, make that the main point of your site. Don’t distract your visitors with AdSense links or videos. Keep it one-sided. If you have content, the content should lead them to opt in. If you have a video, the video should say to opt in. Whatever the big promise is, if there are images, put a caption below the image, or blur a part of it out, and say, “put your name and email to get the whole image.”
- Do my colors and themes compliment or distract from my message?
This is one thing a lot of people get wrong.
Now, I was gifted with the ability to make really simple sites—because I don’t know how to make complicated ones. It was actually a blessing in disguise, because simple is what sells. A simple color change can be the difference between profit and money loss.
If you’re marketing to Halloween people, they probably don’t want a pink, flowery site. If you’re going for a wedding, they probably don’t want a black site (unless they’re going for gothic weddings, then maybe they’d want that).
Here’s a tip: Make your headlines red. If there are links you want clicked, make them blue. Make buttons easy to read and click. Make directions clear and concise.
So many people don’t follow this. Use short sentences, simple to read, simple stuff. Tell people what you want. Do you want people to buy stuff? Tell them. Do you want people to click? Tell them. Do you want people to download stuff? Tell them. Do you want people to opt in? Say, “Put your name and email in the box at the end of this webinar.”
This is something I do on each one of my own webinars. When I get to the sales page, I show you how to fill out my order form. Is that because I think you don’t know how to fill out an order form? No, of course not. It’s because I want to show you what to do.
I’m going to say, “After you order, you’re going to get this. It’s going to come in your email.” And you’ll think to yourself, “Wow, after I order, I’m going to get all this stuff. Why do I do that? Because it’s simple. It tells you what to do.
You have to tell your visitor what to do. They don’t always know. Marketers often assume that they’re visitors do know what to do. They assume, “Oh, visitors will click the affiliate offer because it’s great”, or “They’re going to join my product because it’s great”. But people don’t know your product is great until you tell them it’s great. And you have to tell them it’s great based on the reason they came to you in the first place.
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Good morning affiliate marketing dudes and dudeets today what we’re gonna do is talk about how to build. Money pages.
We’re going to try to set this up live here on this livestream so that we can show you how it works. But I got to warn you didn’t have a lot of time to prepare for this as we had a major power outage and I wasn’t home yesterday but we’re going to do our best here and sometimes doing it like this is the best. Now first let’s go through let’s show you how this works and again if you like this kind of stuff and you want to learn more about affiliate marketing and how to make money online. And my thoughts about life and politics. Make sure you subscribe and click the bell notification here on the channel. That way you don’t miss anything and you could join us every Wednesday here live. Just like today. So today what we’re gonna do is talk about how to build money pages. Now I’ve got a disclaimer this what we’re gonna be doing is building money pages that are designed to be used as a bridge page for your offers and for your mailing list. These are not designed to be ran directly on paid search engines. These are for things like solo ads banner ads linking from your blog linking from a Web site linking from anywhere and everywhere that you can get traffic even on the social media sites. So here’s how they’re going to work. And again I also want a disclaimer this and say some of the results you’re going to see here like when I say that I’ve made millions of dollars with this exact example that you’re going to learn to set up in less than 15 minutes. I don’t know if you’re going to make a million dollars. I don’t know if you’re gonna make five dollars. I don’t know if you’re giving I’m gonna make five cents. This is a business. There’s variables there’s lots of things and the average person never makes anything because the average person never even sets up a Web site. I know because I teach a lot of people and they’re always asking me how to build a Web site. So we’re going to knock that out today show you how to build this really quick give you some free tools and everything like that to make sure you stick around. You’re going to see some free tools you’re going to see all kinds of things but first I want to show you the flow again. Remember the pages that I’m teaching you to make are for direct advertising. You don’t want to go on search engines and stuff like that. This is for something direct. This is if you have a site that’s getting traffic this is where you lead people. This is if you want to buy solo ads or you want to buy banner ads or you want to do social media advertising or you want something to link to from your youtube or you want something to link to from your Instagram. This is what we’re talking about here. So everyone in the comments calm down because I know a lot of people like to say that doesn’t work if you’re flying in an airplane and it’s like well yeah I don’t know I’ve never tested it but this works. Time and time again. So here’s the flow the flow is we’re going to have an opt in page. Okay. You’re going to have an opt in page. You’ll be able to set it up in a couple minutes using the tools that I’m gonna show you right here right now. Next you want to have a thank you page your thank you page is where you’re going to have your thank you message. Thanks for joining. Thanks for subscribing some related offers some content and some text and some other related offers. Now here’s where it gets really cool once they go to your money page and they fill out the name and email. They’re gonna be on your mailing list. That’s what all these are these are all mailing things. Much like the mail that I sent out that got sent back to me that I got to send out again so if you requested the free money tool just sit tight. We’re working on get them out. It’s just gonna cost me about four times as much as I thought. But hey it’s still gonna be profitable. So these are mailing lists people so you can email them over and over. You can email them back to post on your blog with an offer. Okay. If you’ve got it. Type. Got it in the box or 100 percent or. 1 if you don’t get it. Something like that. Let me know where you’re at. We’re gonna dive in we’re show you how to do all this so that you too can setup your own money pages.
Money pages are good money pages are fun. They make lots of money. And now you’re going to learn to make one. So if you’re following. Type it in the box let me know. We’re gonna dive right in. All right. Good. So here we are. We are on the blue host control panel. This is Blue Hose control panel. This is the host that I use if you want to learn more about it. You’re going to learn more about it in this call. OK. What we’re going to be doing today is setting up simple money page dot com right. Pretty pretty simple. There we go. We’re going to set up the site simple money page dot com on the site simple money page dot com that’s where you’re going to go to get all the tools that I reference in this and see how this works. Right everyone on the up and up. Yeah. That’s cool. You’re actually going to set something up live and show us that it actually works live so we can use it. See the process and actually make this stuff work. All right. Pretty cool. All right. So first and foremost what you need to do is you need to have web hosting if you don’t have web hosting. I would urge you to go over to go. Hub site dot com. OK. We’re gonna go to go hub site dot com. This is going to walk you through how to get hosting the right way. OK. If you don’t do it the right way it’s going to take you a lot more time and you’re not going to get what you need and you’re gonna get frustrated. So you’re going to want to go to. Go hub site dot com. Let’s make that nice and big. So you guys can in fact see it. Came.
There you go. Let’s make it even bigger. We’re not messing around here. We got to have this stuff. Big go hub site dot com that’s where you’re gonna want to go. That’s going to walk you through how to get hosting THEY GIVE YOU A FREE domain name and all kinds of cool stuff. So definitely worth it if you follow my instructions it’ll cost you about 70 dollars a year if you don’t follow my instructions it’ll cost you. Quite a bit more. OK so follow a law and follow the instructions it’s going to walk you through. Now once you get your host the way that I teach you you’re going to have what’s called a name server. OK. And once you get that name server that Name Server is the same for any and all of your sites so you can buy a Web site a domain name and you could start setting it up instantly which is what we did here on simple money page dot com. Very simple. I bought this domain a couple of days ago. It’s ready to go. All I got to do is go over to my host go to domains. Go to AD domain. Be lazy and copy and paste it. Simple Money page dot com. We’re going to check it if you did everything right. The way I teach you it should go and check and be like oh hey this is this is how it works. It is in fact. Ready to go. So we’re gonna go to assign a domain. We’re gonna go to use a domain that’s not currently associated. With your account. We’re gonna wait. It’s going to say yeah your no name servers are setup. Okay. Yeah. Check it out. Ownership verified. That means the name servers are good. That means we could be up and running instantly. We’re gonna put this as an add on domain. We’re gonna go to simple money page like this. Very simple. If I go fast for you and you get lost don’t worry there will be a replay instantly. After this call. But you want to stick around live so you can get all the tools. OK we’re gonna go here. Everything like this. Put your domain in there. Add on. Create a new directory. Simple it pretty populates all this does it for you. We’re gonna assign the domain.
And then we go like this. And we wait. I like this. We wait some more. Have a pipe.
Light it again because for some reason it did not light properly. And we wait and wait and wait. Sometimes it takes a minute but we should be OK. Go on. Click it again just in case. Come on now. Say sometimes it actually does in fact. Assign it and just stick on the page or just call you just work around it. So let’s see. Let’s see if it’s actually loaded domains. And it’s simple money paid so it is actually it is actually added. So now we should see. OK. So now we’re gonna go through it is actually added. It just being a pain in the butt. So if that happens you just go through and you just work with it. Next to what we’re gonna do is we’re going to click on this little W and we’re gonna go to. My sites. OK. And we’re gonna go over to. Create site and run it install WordPress. So we’re gonna go in here we’re gonna do our site name which is gonna be called simple money page. How to build a simple WordPress opt in page. Okay. We don’t need to worry too much about this because it’s not really going to be a big issue. Are we still streaming. I think we’re still good. It looks like we’re stuck in. Stream health is good. Okay simple money page. Now you don’t need to worry too much about all the keywords and stuff like that. All you’ve got to worry about. Is and we’ve got to watch our our stream health because we were. Having internet issues and power issues earlier today. OK. We don’t need to worry too much about keywords and stuff like that because. We’re not using this on on search stuff. OK. If you do search stuff you don’t gotta worry about it. You just do that. Now if you’re losing the connection. Just hit refresh and you’re good to go. OK. So simple money page. There we go. We’re going to hit next. We’re gonna choose the domain we wanted on which is simple money page dot com. Make sure you choose this and not this. This is a subdomain. This is the domain. We want the actual domain. We don’t want a directory and we don’t want any of this junk here. OK. Next we’re gonna go and hit next. Pretty cool right next hit next. Pretty easy. OK. So now we’re gonna go here set this up.
All right. Wait for it to set up and what it’s doing now is it’s installing WordPress. So it might take a minute.
Which is call. Still gonna be under 15 minutes I hope. And as we wait for this.
You should see your site start to change. Hopefully if it wants to work. Come on.
Dario. OK so now it should be set up. Now what I like to do is I like to toggle back and forth. You guys will notice that I have lots of tabs open.
Right here. See you have lots of tabs open. I like to toggle back and forth between the tabs of like our hosting. And what we see so you can actually see in real time what’s going on and it might cache it for us so let’s see if we can actually. Get it to not cache. Let’s see we’ll go over to Firefox and see if it cashes in firefox. It looks like it wants to cash. Which is fine. We can still work with it we can still roll with it sometimes it just takes a minute to actually load in our stupid things being crazy so I’m going to turn it down. OK. So there we go. Now we have our site we’re ready to go. We’re gonna go ahead and click log into wordpress right here so you can see all your all your sites where it’s at. Everything like that. Now what that means is that we installed WordPress a lot of you guys get this a lot of guys have done this. That’s all fine. That’s all good. We’re gonna hit log in now once we log into wordpress right like this. Okay. We’re gonna go in. And see if we can actually get in. It just wants to cash it and be a pain. Control of five Zach and get rid of our cash. I don’t think so. All right so we’ll try to log in here. And manage our site. Go back to our sites here. COME ON.
GO BACK GO BACK GO BACK GO BACK. This is the fun of trying to.
Do this on a new site. Life. Always gives you a pain in the butt. Right. Okay. Which is cool because hey. Pain in the butt. DO HAPPEN. OKAY. SO WE’RE GONNA GO HERE. WE’RE GONNA GO TO MY sites. We should be able. To get into our site. Let’s see. Log into wordpress. Does it want to do it or is it still caching. Still wants to cash. How fun. Okay. So what we’re gonna do while we wait for this to cash and cashing just means that it’s like going through and it’s gonna like update your site and it just for some reason it takes a while sometimes. So what we’re gonna do next is we’re gonna go through it and we’re gonna set up our theme okay. What I have provided for you is a theme called Easy funnel. This is where you can make a funnel in your WordPress instantly. Like literally fast. Okay so what we’re gonna do is you’re actually gonna go over to the site that we’re setting up today which is simple money page dot com. You’re gonna go ahead and download this easy funnel it’s gonna come as a zip file. Okay. What you’re gonna do is you’re gonna go ahead and extract all it’s gonna pop up with a little thing like this. Boom. It’s gonna extract it. And. Now. It’s going to open all the files. Okay very simple okay. Now what we’re going to do is we’re gonna take a look at all this. You don’t need to know what all these files mean. Doesn’t matter. All you need to know is to go to images and you’re gonna change the page image. It’s page dot j peg JP. OKAY SO ALL WE GOT TO DO IS GO OVER TO LIKE clip art dot com. Right. Like this and find a background that we want. Okay. We’re gonna find a background and let’s see how we doing here sound is doing good. Everything looks good. Okay so what we’re gonna do is you’re gonna trying to find a background for our page so we can go through I can find a background I like a beach or something. Make it kind of cool. I’m going to get a picture a photo. Hit search. And we’ll try to find us a background that looks good. Maybe something like this. This looks pretty good here. So we’re going to download it in a high resolution. Right like this. But when we download this we’re going to hit save picture as we’re just going to navigate to that folder. Easy funnel too. And we’re going to go into images and we’re going to replace.
That’s if we get to all images here. Let’s see. I think we might need to save it first. Like this. Doo doo doo doo doo.
Let’s try JP. E.g.. We’re gonna call it page. Dot JP e.g. and it should ask us if we want to overwrite it. If we did it did it right. Okay. And then in our folder now the page will be this thing here. Okay. Pretty cool. So you just pick whatever you want. Like if you were on a site about money maybe you’d want to get a picture of money in case of like if you wanted a money background maybe you do something like this. Okay everyone got it. Dark background if you got it pretty simple. And whatever you use as your background is going to be what you use. Okay. Everyone got it typed got it if you got it.
We’ll make sure you do. Okay.
Cool. Scale of one to 100. How you’re doing on this so far. It’s pretty easy. You guys are gonna get it in like a couple of seconds here. Okay. So that’s pretty much how it works. That’s all you got to know. Okay. Now once you’re done with that. You’re going to have all your folders here or all your files. Okay you’re gonna go back to the easy funnel too. You’re gonna hit control a to highlight everything and then I’m just gonna go ahead and zip this back up compress zip folder. I’m going to call this. My money page or something. Okay so we’ll just call this rename Money page. Okay. Right like that. Pretty simple. Okay. Now once you have that what we’re gonna do. Let’s see if we’re still caching. Hopefully not. But hey you know what.
Stuff happens sometimes. So. Let’s see. It still wants to cash. Let’s try h t t s.
Still wants the cash. So what we’re gonna do is we’re just gonna put this on a different site here.
So let’s see if I have this one set up how two lives dot com and the will just transferred over. Oh Dot org had a livestream dawg. OK. Let’s see if there’s a word press on this one.
Okay cool. So this one’s ready. So what you’re gonna do is after you install WordPress if nothing’s caching you will get to this page. Okay. Pretty cool. So all you got to do is go and do log into wordpress write like this and you’re gonna have your brand new WordPress. Very simple. OK. Pretty cool. Yeah we could delete cookies and everything but. It’s probably still gonna cash or tried it on a different a different site so. You know. It’s probably gonna give us the same thing. So we’re gonna go in here and log into wordpress like this. And we wait.
And wait. Half the job is waiting. We didn’t have to wait and probably take five minutes.
OK. Now when we’re in our word press what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna click on this coming soon active. And we’re gonna take this off. We’re gonna click launch our site. That’s the first thing you want to do is launch your site. OK. There we go launch our site. Yay. Wonderful. Now. It’ll take this away. And put it to. Hello world. Very simple. OK. Now what we’re going to do is we’re gonna go back into our WordPress is why you want to toggle back and forth. Okay. And we’re gonna go to appearance. Themes. And all we’re gonna do. Is upload that theme that we made. And we’re gonna go here to upload theme. Browse. And you’re just gonna get that theme that we created on our desktop. And it’s called. Easy funnel too. And we called it money page K type money page in the box if everyone’s getting it. Okay we’re gonna go here. Money page install. And we wait. And wait.
And wait you guys see why I smoked too much. Because I wait.
For those wondering this is just tobacco. I am five years sober. Of all substances. All right. We’re going to click activate. OK so right now we’ve got this. Once we hit activate. We wait. And now. Do. We have. This thing we should have our beach picture in the back too. Why is our beach picture not working. Might be too big. Let’s let’s double check on the beach picture there at sea.
Image it is.
You know their guess. It just took a minute to load. Right so there we go. Right. I mean you guys are like wow that was easy. So now we can put whatever we want in our background. We got our hello world we got our footer vote. Pretty cool right type beach if you guys see that. And thanks for the sobriety. Congrats there. All right. So now we have that next hour. We’re gonna do is we’re gonna go to. Settings or settings. And now we’re gonna go to General. We’re gonna check our stuff in general. Okay. Right like this how to live stream how to do this blah blah blah blah blah. Good looks good. Next we’re gonna go to reading. Okay. We’re gonna go to Reading and we’re gonna go to sample page. We just use sample page because that’s all we got. Now what that’s gonna do it’s gonna change your home page to. Sample page. Yay. And it should still have our beach. There we go. Okay everyone got it so far pretty cool pretty easy. Next what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna go into our sample page hit edit and we’re just gonna change this to whatever we want to say. So for me what I would do first of all we’ve got to do one thing because this is a new WordPress install so we’re gonna go plugins. And we’re gonna go add new. And real quick. We’re gonna go to classic. Ed. Right here. We’re gonna hit install. A very simple what that’s gonna do. It’s gonna make a little bit easier for us to edit. Okay we’re going to activate and then you’ll notice the difference here. Different should be. Under pages. All pages. And edit okay. Now the reason I use WordPress is because of Control Ability. OK. Very important. Inexpensive control ability. I want to be able to control everything that I have. Very quickly very easy. And it’s a lot faster too. OK. So we’re gonna go here we’re gonna click Edit. OK. And you could do it. You could run a business on WordPress. I have a I think we are now an eight figure business. I haven’t done the math completely but I think we have hit ten million dollars. I think like right there. OK. It’s pretty close. And I did it all with WordPress and Web sites I didn’t use any fancy stuff. So if I can do it you can too. So now what we’re gonna do is we’re gonna go to sample page here. OK and Rojo. If the screen is blurry just click the little gearbox and go to HD. Pretty simple. OK. So we’re gonna go over to sample page we’re gonna type in what we want. So Download Free. Money page tools here. OK. Download your free money page tools here. Very simple. Okay. Update and we’re going to toggle back and forth so I’m gonna open this in a new tab here. Okay Download your free money page tools here. Pretty easy. Next we’re gonna go through we can put some bullet points or some things I could go here and I could be like bullet point one. Download a free. Simple. Custom. My Isabel. WordPress. Theme. Plus get my killer list building. Tools. And learn to make money. Pages in 45 minutes or less. Simple. Okay so now we’re just updating this page in a really simple way. Boom. There you go. Right. Pretty cool. Next all we got to do is add an opt in box again remember we are going off this model. Okay so this model here. Get the free thing. Thank you. Page offers. Okay so the next thing we want to do is go to our dashboard here go to post add new post and we’re going to call this. Our thank you post. Okay. And we can put. Thank you. For subscribing. Dot dot dot. Okay we’re going to hit. Publish. We hit publish. That way we can get the URL. OK. So that’s gonna make us a New York L right here. After we wait. I going to transition. There we go. OK so just to see that again. Go to all post. OK. Ad New we’re going to add a thank you page. All I did is type this in and it gave us a thank you Page. Everyone on. OK. If you want to watch how to do it again you just go add new. Right like this. And we wait. And then you would just add your post. Right. If we want to call it thank you. Post two or whatever. Right. All we did is hit publish AND THEN WHAT WE’RE GONNA DO IS WE’RE GONNA TAKE THE U R L Okay so that’s how I did that. Okay. So we go over to all posts when this is done. Posts and we’re gonna get the U R L for r thank you post. Okay so now we have two pages. We got this page. And we got this post. Pretty simple. There we go. Doo doo doo doo doo doo. Simple simple simple. All right so now we’re gonna go in and we are going to go into whatever auto responder we’re using. OK so if we’re using an auto responder like for me to use a Weber. But wait because we’re gonna give you tools on on all this stuff and make it easier like our opt in maker tool. Okay. So you could go in to whatever auto responder you’re using and you can create a sign up form. You just go in here and you’re like create a sign up form. And you can create a form. Okay. Pretty simple pretty easy. Not hard to do. Or you can use one of the tools if you’re in one of my classes. Okay. In our simple sites big profits and our Marcus mentor me we have this tool that’s an opt in box creator. All you got to do is put your a Weber last name in here so we can go here and we’ll do like simple Marcus. That’s one of mine. Use yours. Don’t use minds. You would put yours here. OK then we’re going to put our Thank You page your URL. OK so we’re going to get that thank you page you are Elle that we created. Thank you for subscribing. OK. We’re gonna put that in here. Then you just put your bullet points what you’re giving them free stuff. Other free stuff. And whatever. So for this one we do. Free. WordPress. Money page builder. Plus themes. List.
Building tools and. Tips on how. To make.
Money OK. Now this tool is going to generate the code for you. All I got to do now is copy this code. Copy. And then I’m going to go back to. My page here. Hit edit. Okay. And then all I got to do. Is put that code. All right down here. Boom. There we go. You don’t know what the code means it doesn’t even matter because. It’s cool right. It’s all gonna set it up. OK so we’re gonna go here and now we should have a page with an opt in box on it. Yay. There we go. We got to fix our image there. Let’s see where our image is going.
It’s in here somewhere. There we go. So our image is here and we just fix our image and we’ll be good to go. To do.
We’re gonna use a download image and you could use any image you want. Very simple. OK so we’re just gonna use the download image here by clicking edit. Doo doo doo doo. And we’ll just change. That image. And that should do the trick. Page. Yay. There we go. Cool. Now we’ve got gotta do is kind of tidy it up a little. Right so we have our download our money page and free WordPress. So we’re gonna go ahead and tidy this up a bit. And we could do that by just getting rid of these.
Bullets up here. OK so let’s put these. And the other bullets. Okay. So bullet one. For your world page Money page builder.
Free themes. OK get the next one. Money building tool. Building two and you can even do this in visual too if you want. Makes it all easier right. Like that.
Copy that. And then we’re just going to delete. All this stuff. Up here.
Now we can even go through and I think we can center this. Let’s see here. Okay. So. Now. Update.
And we should have on our home page. That’s the home page. To to right. Like this.
Now we’ve got a cool opt in. You can mess around with it and center it and stuff like this. Very easy to do. You just kind of toggle back and forth and edit it.
OK. So get rid of this one here. That. OK cool. And let’s see.
Update. And he could see it kind of makes it work around and everything like that. Okay. Everyone with me type with me if you’re with me. And believe it or not these things convert insanely good. Usually like. 50 to 60 percent. If you have the right traffic. You just got to kind of dial it in. Walk around with it. Don’t take too long just really focus on the message. OK. Everyone got it. Now when they put their name and email. Doo doo doo. Doo doo doo doo. Got to do the sound effects. Otherwise it doesn’t work. And they click download now. They should go to our thank you post. All right. We’re gonna do our other. List name here. Let’s see where is our last name. Now sometimes when doing this a Web is kind of funny and what you need to do in that case is you need to do what’s called the numerical list name.
So we’re going to go to list settings lists settings. Settings and others in lists settings somewhere. Messages subscribers. Manage list list options. That’s it.
List options we’re gonna go. List settings. And then you can do like the numerical list name like this. And it should work. Let’s see here. We’re just gonna replace the last name. Doo doo doo doo doo. We go.
Action. It might be being a pain in the butt. Let’s see here. Sometimes things are in fact a pain in the butt.
THERE IT IS. OKAY. COOL. SO SIMPLE Marcus. There we go. An update. Now.
Let’s get our image again copy image address.
Update. OK so now it should work for us. Hopefully if everything is. Up to date here. So there we go. But above the bar. Put that in. Put this in and download now. OK. Now. Goes to our thank you post. OK. Very simple very easy. Everyone get it. Everyone on the up and up. Okay. Any questions about this so far. Let me know if there’s any questions. And by the way this is extremely difficult to do live. But. I figured what the heck let’s show you guys how to do it. Okay. Any questions. Up till now. Go. So now. We have. Our opt in page. We can pretty it up a little bit. Really easy I teach you how to pretty this up in our tools if you want to learn it and get all the tools you could go to Marcus mentor dot m e Marcus mentor dot m. OK so there is our opt in page now all we gotta do is edit our Thank You page. Now remember I said that our thank you post is going to have like a thank you message and you know Thanks for subscribing. So like if I want to go in here and I want to edit this. I can go through and I get it. Thanks for subscribing and I could start to edit whatever is in here so I could say thank you for joining. My mailing. Lest. Be sure to watch out. For. Emails from. Whatever Marcus at. Blog profit network dot com. This is where you’d put your sending email. And then put. That’s me. And. From time to time. I am. Going to send you. Really cool stuff to help. Stuff to help you make money online. Please check your. Email in 10 minutes to make sure you got. The download link for your free WordPress theme. That will help. You get more subscribers. To your mailing. List and.
Make more money. But first.
You will need a few things. All right. Kyle crypto says do you need keywords and tags. This is not a site designed for search engine optimization. So no we don’t. This is an opt in site. I explained that in the beginning I would urge you to watch it from the beginning through so you get it. Okay so first you’ll need a few things. Now this is YOUR MONEY page. So what I want to do is I want to make some money right up front.
Okay. That’s the goal here. So I want to give them things that are relevant if I’m giving them like a workout guide. Then I would want to put an offer for. You know. Workout stuff or weight loss or whatever. Jamie says does a web or do email automation. Yes it does. That’s why we use it. Okay so but first you’re gonna need a few things. Okay so now we want to give them things that are gonna help them but also make us money. First. You will. Let’s make it lower case. Need a good web hosting service and a domain name. I would suggest. An easy to remember. Dot com name that says something about what you offer. For. Example. You can use. It for example. If you are in the diet market. Perhaps something like. Diet. Guide. Now dot com or something like that. Or if you are in the. Parenting. Niche. Perhaps something like. Parent. Better now. Dot com. The cool thing is. The web. Host I recommend. Actually. Actually gives you the domain. The first. Domain. Free. Use this box. Box. To see. What names are. Available. Then get web. Hosting. And I’ll show you. How to set. Everything. Up. Boom. There we go. Now. What box. Marcus what are you talking about. What we’re gonna do is we’re actually going to go in to our world our affiliate programs. I have a hosting affiliate program and they give me a code for a box. All I got to do is go to text. Replace it with my code here. Hit update and watch what happens. Now. On our Thank You page. You write like this. Says thank you for joining my mailing list. Be sure to watch out for emails from me. Blah blah blah blah blah. First you’re going to need to go to web host. Now it’s got this little box and they can actually search for whatever it is they’re like. I want to search for make money. Faster. Today. Dot com. They can actually search. They go to the web host says it’s available and boom they can buy it through my affiliate link. And I get paid. When they sign up for hosting. Right. How many guys are like. That’s pretty cool. That’s pretty good. Like seriously you’re giving them instructions based on what the tool was that you’re giving away on your opt in page. Right. You guys are like yep. That’s cool. I dig that. I can do that. Right. And then you can mess around with it like if you want to make it smaller or something like that. You could go through and look at the code. It’s pretty easy. OK. I don’t want it 100 percent I want it 90 percent and maybe I’ll make it one hundred and ninety. So I don’t get that little scroll box or something like that. Right. And then you just mess around with it. And this is actually we have a guy in our Facebook group who’s doing this exact thing. He got two sales last week I think it was and probably more. I haven’t heard from him since then. He’s probably out more since then. Super easy. Right. So there you go. I made a little bit smaller. OK. Very easy. Then we can go through and just edit it and add some other stuff. Right. You could do something like if you already have web hosting. You will also need an auto responder. I like to use a web or web or whatever. There we go. Okay. And I know what you’re gonna do is you’re going to go into like a Weber. And you’re going to go into your affiliate account of a web. Let me just sign in real quick to my affiliate account. OK on your affiliate account of a Webber intellectually give you your referral link. OK so all I got to do is go to this referral link copy it like that. OK. And then I go in here. Get a visual. And then I’ll do. Click here to get an A Weber. Account. It’s free for the first. Month. Month. There we go. Right. Then I can go here highlight it. Make it bold. Make it a link. Right like that. That’s my affiliate link. So you guys can see this is truly a Money page thing I go through and I’m going to click open in a new tab. So they never leave my site. Update. Boom. Now.
Update it like this. Look at our page.
OK looking pretty good. Click here to get any Weber account. It’s free for the first month. OK then we could go through and we can add other things I’d say maybe want to add a themes. OK. So if you want more custom. Word press. Or press. Seems. To use on your money pages. Check out this offer. Dot dot dot. I’m going to go over to.
Max. I think I had it open somewhere. Or was it open. At their. At their. Was here somewhere. I might have to open it again. So bear with me one second.
OK so we’ll just log into Mac’s bounty and it’s cool because I’m actually showing you like here’s multiple affiliate programs and here’s how they work. Pretty cool.
OK so we sign into Mac’s bounty right like this. And then I think there was a theme offer. OK so the theme offer. We’re gonna get like this. OK. So here’s our theme offer. Just click on this. OK we’re gonna go here and I’m deliberately blocking out the side of the screen because there’s.
Private information there. Okay we’re gonna build a tracking link. We can go to display. Banners. Banners. OK we’re just gonna get a banner of the theme thing. This is cool. Like it’s got these little options here or we could use this. Let’s see. Maybe there’s a bigger one. Mm hmm. Kind of like this one so we’re gonna hit select. And then we just copy this big link here this is our affiliate link. OK and we’re gonna put that affiliate link right here. Now I’m just gonna put a space holder and go to text. You. Right. Like that gotta have sound effects. Otherwise it just gets really boring. OK. Update. And now. We’ve got this. Boom. Here’s our little themes. Okay. Pretty cool. Now we can also go in if we want to get fancy and we can add like Click Bank stuff. Let’s see about Click Bank. Had quick bank somewhere. Just so you guys know I got like five monitors with tons of stuff. And it gets kind of crazy. Okay. So here’s her Click Bank. All right. Now I can go in and I could do like WordPress. Word. Press. Okay. I like that word press which is not a fan. Easy Amazon Amazon WordPress plugin SEO press. So like we could do SEO or something. Right so let’s say we want to promote the SEO presser WordPress plugin. OK. We would just go here and we promote it’s gonna come up with a box like this hit generate hop like boom. There we go. Copy that.
Go over and we can add this right at the bottom here. Go back to visual. And we could put. Bonus. Tip. If you want your site to rank in the search engines.
And get lots of free traffic. I recommend.
This plug in here. Boom. Ok I will put. This plug in here will actually make this. A link. Boom. Boom. Done. Update. Here we go. Pretty cool. Next I’m going to go through and I’m going to put an affiliate. Disclaimer. OK. I am. And disclaimer notice. Note that the above links. While I do personally use them. And recommend them. I am also. An affiliate. Of them. Which. Means I am. Compensated.
When you buy things through this website. That’s. Why I make all this cool stuff for you in. The first place.
Boom. Now we are compliant. Yay. Now we go ahead and disclaimer I don’t know if we’re compliant. I’m not a lawyer. But. I’ve been doing this a while so you know always consult lawyers if you have legal questions. And if you want to be an affiliate marketing maniac like me. You can listen to me too. Okay so here we go. Now we should have all this here. Let’s update it so now. Thank you for subscribing. Thank you for joining my mailing list. Be sure to watch out for e-mails from Marcus at blog private network dot com. That’s me but I’m time while I got this I can make some good money on the host I can make good money on a I actually get paid monthly I think they pay like 30 percent per month I get checks every month from them for this stuff I can make money on Mac’s bounty with this code thing and then I can make money on Click Bank here and then I have my affiliate disclaimer here. Very simple. How many guys are like wow that’s a hell of a lot easier than I ever thought this would be. Type easy if you think it’s easier. OK. Pretty darn cool. All right so now. The flow of it.
Is they go to my page. They opt in.
Then they go to my thank you. Now. Again remember. What I mentioned also is that we have our money pages and then we have the main page which is the opt in and let’s see if we can’t switch cameras here. So they have the main page which is the opt in which we built. They have the thank you page which has our related offers on it. They already went into our mailing list because they filled this out. Then we have our offers with our post. So now we got to look at this and say well what are we going to e-mail to these people and what am I going to do.
Well the first thing we promised them was this money page builder which is the theme. OK. So all I got to do is go into. Our WordPress dashboard go into posts going to add new. And I can make a post called. Called. Download. Your. Money theme. OK. Now watch how easy this is. Like I actually created the theme and it is a. Zip file. Okay so we just go and we can get the zip file here. Or is it that it’s on our desktop under easy funnel too. Okay so all I got to do now is drag this. Right in here. It’s gonna upload the folder so. You have a PDA if. You have whatever video. Just drag it right in there. OK we’re gonna link to. The actual media file. And we’re gonna insert into post. There it is. Cool. Now we don’t want it to be called Easy funnel. We want it to be called Download your. Free money getting wordpress theme here. OK. There we go. Download your free. OK we’ll make this big can make it like a big heading. Center it let’s make it a little bit smaller here. OK so there we go. Download your free WordPress theme here. Now this is like when they get the e-mail with this link. We have another chance to get them to get other stuff right. So I can just go in here and I could like reiterate all this other stuff. OK. I just kind of change it up a bit. So go here and we’ll do. But first you’ll need a few things that’s perfect that works right. So we’ll just copy all this. I like that. Put this below the theme. Publish. Okay now. Check it out. Now all I have to do is go into a whatever and set up an automatic email to go out to this download your money theme. Boom. They can download the theme downloads it right like that or word or their PDA f or whatever or an MP for video or whatever you want. Like literally if you wanted a video here I could just go through and be like OK well maybe I promised him a free video like I could literally go here. And take a video. I got a video on my desktop here. Let’s see. Desktop. Let’s say I got.
A video. Got a small video. That way it uploads quick. See you.
Okay. Well you use the mentor commercial. That’s a good one. We just drag it right there. Okay. And if you want it to play automatically you hit enable media player if you want it to link to the file you just sent link to file. Pretty simple once it’s done uploading. We go here. And we wait. Uploading takes a while if it’s a video file. File might be a little too big.
OK. Let’s see about getting a smaller file. I think I have my intro somewhere. That’s a small one. Let’s see where do I keep my intro. Missy.
There it is. By you. This is our interest. It is a small video file. I render mine really really high definition. So. Sometimes they’re. A bit crazy up to that one load.
Might be loaded. OK. So it looks like it did load. So we just go there. Update. And it’ll actually put it in the post.
Today. And haven’t you guys are like. This is way easier. Than I ever thought it’d be right. Like if you have a PDA if you just go here let’s say you have a PDA have to give them. And go here. Find a PD f.
We a PD f here somewhere. Area 12 business models. It just drag and drop this. Come on. Don’t freeze up on me.
Go. I’m. Going to upload the PD f.
Okay we could do media file. Okay. INSERT INTO post.
Okay kind of got messed up there but we’ll fix it. OK. There we go. Free.
Report. Like this update. And boom.
There you go. Update. And now. I have all this stuff. Boom. Boom. There we go. We’ll go.
Right to call. Now they can get their PDA off. Yay. There it is. Get the PDA off.
Cool they can watch the video. They can download the theme. And they can make me money.
Right. How many guys are like yeah that’s pretty cool. Yes your video will be faster if you host it on a video platform. I actually have a video server.
WordPress plugin that runs with the Amazon platform the Amazon S3 which is what we host our videos on but this one is still pretty good. I mean it loads so you’re good to go. And. It’s a little slow.
But that’s because we’re working on the site to make everyone follow and type follow if you get it.
One hundred percent. If you get it one if you don’t get it and also everyone smash the Like button. Give us a ton of likes if you like this stuff keep hitting the like button. Subscribe click the bell. All that stuff. And yeah cool. All right now you’re gonna be able to get all this stuff later on today. Over at simple blog theme dot com civil blog themed dot com. You can go and you can actually get this. We’ll have it all set up for you. OK. Pretty darn cool. All right. So that’s how it works. It’s very easy now I have to do is take this link and then I could load this in my auto responder which is a fancy way of saying a Webber. C words or a Weber at. There it is. Right. So we could go here and like if I want to create a message I could just go to like broadcast message or I could go to like a draft or whatever. Or I can even put it in a follow up series. Right. So if I want to put it in my follow up series that’s what you get in here. Bear with me one second. OK so if I want to put it my follow up series you can see like I have all these. All these different things here. And these are my my follow up series so like if I wanted to add another one I would just do create a message. I usually use let’s say I think I usually use H2 my editor. OK. So we just go here and it’s very easy. You’re like. Hey. And I always like to use their name. So I put a. Name. Your wordpress theme is ready for download. Dot dot dot. OK then I go in and I’m like Hi. Name. Boom. Here is your word press or Word Press theme and money getting tools. Dot dot dot. Click. Click here now to download. Your free stuff. OK. Then all I do. Highlight this. Link. Boom. Okay. That’s gonna link right to the thing right. Really cool. Click YOU’RE DOWN YOUR get free stuff and then you could say other stuff you know. This will. Help you with. 1. 2 3 and then you put like 1 building your site to this 3 this Okay can you use a different auto responder you can use whatever you want. I recommend this but you can use whatever you want if you’d like to make things harder on yourself. So we’ll go there and then you just say you know maybe I’ll Maybe I’ll add Click here to download your free stuff a couple times boom and there you go. 6 14 girl says this is complicated. Is it harder than working an eight hour a day job. Is anyone on this call. Think that this is harder than working an eight hour a day job. I have been doing this for the last 20 years. Like seriously you could get frustrated and you go look for the next latest greatest whiz bang money tool that is push button simple or you could learn this like this will literally take you. If you are slow. Like a week to learn. Right. How many guys are like. Yeah I would much rather sit around in and hang out and do this and make a lot more like I make. I don’t know. What. Like 90 times what a normal job makes for something I don’t I haven’t done the math. Let me let me do the math so I can give you the actual math. So the average person makes like sixty thousand dollars a year. So yeah I like that. What. Ten times more than ten times what the average good paying job does. And all I do is sit around and do this stuff. I mean come on you know. Get. A look at it. Pretty cool. Okay. Then you go through once you’re done with your e-mail. You say thanks. Let’s get out of that. You know you say thanks whatever Marcus. And then I’ll just get rid of the links on these. Then. There’s our e-mail right. Super simple. OK. And there you go. Done deal. Now I can broadcast e-mails I can do whatever I want. And now I have a mailing list that I can build and making everything work right. You guys are like Dude this is pretty cool. Like I could do this and then like later on maybe you want to give them something else. Right. And we teach all this in detail in very good detail in our courses. I would recommend signing up for simple sites boot camp simple sites boot camp dot com. We go through and we teach everything. We go through and I’ll walk you through this to actually help you with it. We look at your sites for 16 whole weeks we walk through it. And at the end we even meet here in Orlando at a live mastermind where you bring your computer and everything like that. And it’s all really cool right. So there you go. That’s how you make a simple money page. You can worry about like making it fancy and everything as we go through. Let’s see you just see where I like the table thing is and kind of back that up like. Or you could even go through and put some stuff here like if I wanted to put some arrows or whatever like if I want to put an image I’m going to pictures I think I got arrows in here. Right so I can put these arrows in here. Right. Like that. And then we’ll do a center linked to nothing. Sighs always use full size insert. Put some arrows there. It’s super simple super easy. And then when you’re done. You just save it however you want it. Update. Then. They get. OK. Super easy You could even put a video there like videos work really well. OK.
Any questions on this. Someone says what about outside your country. Doesn’t matter. Right. All right cool deal. So simple sites boot camp. You can get in there if you guys are on a budget. I would recommend going to Marcus. Mentor dot M E. That’s Marcus mentor dot m e. You can sign up and get all kinds of tools and stuff over at Marcus mentor dot m e. It’s on a budget. You guys get my plug ins you get my tools you get everything to help you make this stuff work and tutorials and life calls every Tuesday. Which is really cool. OK to download the theme.
We’re gonna have it set up for you guys over at. Was it simple money page dot com. Simple Money page dot com. Or you can go over to simple blog theme dot com and we’ll have it there as well we’ll send it out to everyone who’s on the mailing list. So really really cool.
Michael says he got his book and the affiliate dude shirt awesome. He’s a mentor person as a mentor passionate person you get an embroidered affiliate dude shirt and the full color make money online. Book sent to you which is really cool. All right. So any questions on this as you guys get signed up for Boot Camp. Boot camp is absolutely incredible. You guys are going to learn everything and nothing is held back. And we’re here for like 16 weeks and everything. Now we are closing the door on that soon. We’re going to raise the price to nineteen ninety seven. Once we sell it to the full public. But right now you can save like seven hundred bucks. Join everything like that. So. Let’s see. Couple of questions where do you get traffic. You would buy traffic for whatever is relevant for whatever niche you’re going in.
So like if I was gonna do this theme one I would probably go to like maybe a site like buy sell ads. OK. I go to buy sell ads or something and I’d go in here. And I try to find sites that are related to WordPress. OK so like. Publishers I go to marketplace. And then I type in like WordPress. OK. So like here’s a wordpress theme sites like I could go to this wordpress theme sites and I can run a banner ad. OK. He’s a little bit expensive so I probably wouldn’t do that one. So let’s see if maybe I’d do it at the CPM. Yeah that would probably work at the CPM level. This is the one I do. And just to add to cart. For fifty seven dollars he’s gonna show my ad thirty thousand times. All right so. There you go for thirty thousand times of sixty thousand or whatever I can do that or I can go and buy solo ads I can go to solo ad providers and buy solo ads and get a mailing list that way. Any other questions. And by the way. If you have not yet joined. Marcus mentor. M E everyone should join that a very very important. Definitely definitely want to get in there because we have a call every Tuesday. Every Tuesday we go on a live call and answer all your questions look at your sites help you out with stuff. Absolutely incredible. I’m going to come back in a couple minutes we’re going to talk to you. I have a little commercial HERE FOR THE MENTOR PROGRAM. You guys can get signed up and I’ll come back and answer the other questions. That.
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All right. Cool. So. Marcus mentor dot m e really good to go. Let’s take some questions here. Don says if you can afford click funds you don’t need this. Well it depends on what you want to do Don. There are reasons that I use click funds for certain things and there’s reasons I use WordPress for certain things. You’ve got to look at a business and say What do I want to happen where and I’ve I’ve actually hit the. I think I’d be at the 10 x award if I was using click funnels but I really don’t care about awards and stuff like that. And I’ve actually been around marketing online since before click funds was out. Is it a good platform. Sure. Is it what most people need to start generating a simple mailing list and making money with affiliate marketing. No I think it’s overkill for that. I think most people just need to set something up very quick like we showed here without worrying about all the other junk. And I think that’s what this is about. And if you guys appreciate that I would definitely say check out Marcus mentor dot M E and use that because it’s really cool it’s really easy use 10x award I think is the award they give out for someone who’s made eight figures online or something like that. Okay. Another question here. Do you get a book with mentor yes you do and a T-shirt a custom affiliate marketing dude embroidered T-shirt. Adam says buying a mailing list is against the terms and service for most email marketing platforms. That is true. We are not buying buying a mailing list. What we’re doing is we’re using the page that we created to generate our mailing list. Right so we’re actually putting an advertisement in a mailing list with a solo ad sending people here and we only get the people who fill it out which luckily because we do really good we get like 60 percent anywhere from 30 to 60 percent to fill that out. So that makes sense to everyone. OK. Call and that’s a thing you’ve got to get really really clear about what tools you want to use and why. Why would I want to use a tool. What am I going to use it for. Because we could get in shiny object info overload syndrome where people are just like I’m going to buy all these tools and get all these things and it’s like guys I’ve been doing this with WordPress it’s fast it’s easy it works incredibly fast and simple like I could literally say I want to go in and I want someone to buy something right. Let’s say you’re gonna sell something OK. You could literally go in. Watch how easy this is. I don’t need to log in to click bundles I don’t need to do anything I could just literally go into the simple sites tools. OK.
Let’s see where do I have my tools open. I still have it here. I think so yeah.
I can go into the simple sites tools which is also part of mentor me. I can go into buy now button creator. I don’t even need a merchant account or anything. I can use Click Bank and PayPal. Let’s say I’m selling something let’s say I want to sell a version of that theme right. I could go in and I could be like I’m going to use this add to cart button may use item number 1 2 3. I may use item name custom wordpress themes. OK. And guys I do this all the time. I made millions of dollars with PayPal and it’s easy right. Item Price. Let’s say I want to charge 37 bucks for it. Put in your paypal email whatever it is. OK. And then boom this is gonna generate. The link. I could just put this link right here in my word pressing and to put a space Holder. Go to where the A’s are boom update. Done like literally that was what 45 seconds. Literally 45 seconds and we have a student of ours who’s in our tools class who made a little plug in and he did the same thing and boom he made a little button that works and boom there you go you put the button on your site people can order and it’s really really really easy. All our plugins are up to date. As long as you’re getting them in Marcus mentor Amit really really cool. So there you go. Right how many guys are like Yeah this is easy. I could do this. It’s simple. And there you go. And you could just go over to Marcus mentor dot m e. You can sign up gives you a little video shows you what you’re getting shows you the shirt that you’re getting embroidered affiliate dude shirt just like mine. Fill this out you can cancel whenever you want. I actually lose money on your first month. Like when I send the shirts out and everything I actually lose money on it. That’s how confident I am that you’re going to love this and stay for a long time. So you actually go in here fill this out. Click the button and then click let me in. And you’re ready to go. Now if you are going to join our boot camp go to simple. Sites boot camp. Dot com right like this. It’s going to take you through you’re going to go for 16 weeks and learn everything. Like literally everything you go in here. Put your name email everything like that. Fill out the form you could do a payment plan or pay in full. Really easy. Kyle said that Mitch said his plugins ready to go. He’s actually making sales on it showing you he’s using exactly the tools that I’m showing you here. Like super super easy staying Kingdom minded if you have a question about your purchase or any product you got from us use P.C. moneymaking dot com that’s our support site. Jackie and Tina are there to help you and I’ll help you with whatever you need. Really cool. All right guys. Any questions let me know. We’ll take it from there.
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All right cool. And now. I’m going to give you guys a recap. Because simple money page dot com is now working nights and now we have this ready to go. Let me show you how this works in a really cool way so you guys can see it. We’re gonna go to our blue host dashboard.
Lou. HOST. OK. Go to our blue house dashboard and we’re going to recap what you just saw so that you guys can use it. In our example. All right.
So we’re gonna go here. We’re gonna go to. My sites. We’re gonna go to simple money page log into wordpress. Like this.
It did you.
OK then all we’re gonna do is go to. Coming soon. Launch a site. Gonna go to. Appearance themes. We’re gonna upload the theme that we made in the beginning. I. Like this. Upload browse. What. We call it. There it is money page. Install. OK we’ll just open this in a news loop tabs. You can see what’s going on. Right now it looks like that. Once we install and activate our theme. It’s going to go like this. Boom. Got our beach. Go to. Settings. Reading. Home page displays a static page we’re gonna choose sample page save. Reload. Edit. WE’RE GONNA GO. LIKE THIS. WE’RE GONNA GO TO. Plugins. Add new. Install classic ed. Should be right on the page if not you can search for it. Activate. Once that’s activated it’ll take us back to the old Ed which is what we want. And we’re gonna do. Download your free. Money.
Page tools here. OK. Now you can go here. Type in whatever you want. We’re just gonna go ahead and put in our opt in box.
OK. LET’S SEE HERE. SO MAKE OUR opt in box using the.
Tool there we go. Or you could even make an opt in box if you want to get fancy. You can make your opt in box with a Weber. So like if we wanted to make an opt in box with a Weber we could just do sign up forms like this.
OK we can do create a sign up form. Right here. And then just create the forum however we want it to look. These are like the samples of what they’re going to look like. Let’s say we want to use. This one here. Load template. If you do. There we go. Okay so we’ve got name email instead of submit. I’m going to make this say download and download. My money tools. OK save. OK. Once you’re done with that. Get it the way you like. Go to step two. OK. Now we’re gonna use form name we’ll just call this simple. Form. Thank you. Paige we’re gonna use custom. OK. We can open in a new window. And we’re gonna use our thank you. So we’re gonna go here make a little thank you post post. Add new open. Like this. At a new post. Thank you for subscribing. I like that. Okay. Publish. There. Is our link. Copy link. We’re gonna put that in our a Weber. I like that. Let’s see. Now. We don’t want to preview one. We want the actual link. Copy link. Okay.
We’ll go like this. We’re going to publish it every week. They.
Go. Okay so now we’ve got our link here. Boom. Put that in a Weber. I like that. Okay. Open a new page already subscribed. We’re going to take him to the same page anyway even if they already subscribed. Good. Save.
Go to step 3. OK. You could use whatever auto responder you want. Doesn’t matter. OK. I’m going to do. I will install my form. Get this here and it’ll actually track it. If you use the you ever wanted to actually track it just kind of cool. OK so now we’re gonna do. Download your free money page tools here. Put our code in.
Like this. OK. You could put your bullet points. Above the code. So we’ll get our bullet points here. Boom. Take our bullet points. Big. This. Back him up a bit. Update. Okay now our page should look like this. Simple opt in page. Boom. Download your stuff. Get the name and email. You put images or whatever else you want. Let’s see if we can. Back this up a bit. I’d like everything to be really tight and backed up. That’s going to increase conversion. Go. Yep. What do we do wrong.
There we go. Update. AND THERE WE GO. CALL YOUR below images you can make these bigger if you want or you can center these if you want.
Like this. Can make him red.
Super easy. I mean you could design this stuff in literally minutes. And then. Simple money page. Boom. Pretty cool. Right. Pretty easy and then if I want to put arrows there I could put arrows. Actually I don’t want these red. Sign up but. Black. And you put arrows here. This. Insert. Update. And whatever your auto responder code is that you use. So there we go. Pretty cool right. Pretty easy. And then all we gotta do is edit our Thank You page which is where we have that. Here we go. So I’m just gonna copy all the junk from the thank you Page. Like this. Dashboard. How many guys on a scale of one to 100. Think you can do this. How many guys are like oh yeah I could do this is pretty friggin easy. Ok will do. Edit.
Did we make it a page. I think we might’ve made it a page.
Okay guys think you can do this. I think you can. Let’s see where they go. They got way too much stuff open.
Edit. Thank. You for. Subscribing. OK. And then we’ll just put all our stuff in here. Update. Cool. There we go. Right and you can have comments or you can disable them we show you that in the course as well. But now I have something set up where I could literally go run this. People will opt in and then. I will actually get money when they buy the hosting and everything which is pretty cool right. Any questions on this. Everyone. Got it. Pretty good.
OK. And to show you how it works all they’ve got to do is go to simple money page dot com. And by the way this is how you’re gonna get this thing. Right. If you guys want this theme all you gotta do is go here. Put your name and email in the box.
Hit download my money tools. It’s gonna take you to the thank you page. After this because I filled it out too many times. Okay. Boom. Yay. And to make it easier for you guys. I’m actually gonna go ahead. And put. The theme in here. OK so we’ll go ahead and put the theme here. That’s top.
Easy funnel too I think it was called or something like that. Themes.
Money page. Right. So all you got to do is change the background from the beach. To whatever you want. And you’re good to go. Right. Super. Like you could do this right now and then you can also join my courses and learn to make even more. So there you go.
Let’s put this down here. You can.
Download your money page theme here. OK. Tera. Pretty cool right.
All right. That’s the deal. So now you go there. They can get that. They’ll probably ask me to fill out that thing. And let’s see. We’re on the livestream. We’re going to go to.
This one area. That should do it.
Okay. Got to update which page let me close out of everything. You guys can see it right. So all you got to do is go there and boom it’s gonna work. And you’re ready to go. Right. Any questions about that.
Pretty easy like you could literally have this up in 45 minutes. Do I have a theme that includes a left column option in the Marcus mentor me at Marcus mentor dot m e. We have tons of themes that you guys can use and customize.
And if you use the left column option you can actually use our opt in our funnel voodoo plug in which is incredible. So easy to use. The site name is simple money page dot com can go there and learn to set up a simple.
Money page. All right. So any other questions as you guys are getting signed up for the boot camps and the mentors.
And we’ll go from there.
Don’t think there’s any other questions. If you guys like this kind of training I would highly recommend going to simple sites boot camp dot com. Can you make web pages and sell them too. Of course. Robert. You might need to check your. Your settings or your email you probably already on the list.
All right. What do I get next do we contact you on Tuesday. Yes Tuesday webinars. Is a must. If you guys want to learn this stuff go on the Tuesday webinars and you can join them by going to Marcus mentor dot m e and i guarantee after you watch your first one you’re gonna be like this is insane. All right guys.
Think that’s about it for now. Simple sites boot camp dot com. You guys are gonna love it. And check out Marcus mentor dot and e if you’re on a budget. And we’ll see you next week.
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