Mark asks…

What is the successful percentage to open up an online selling website?

SEO Tips:

Successful percentage of what?

You mean what percentage succeed? Less than 1% of online sales websites succeed……

Here are some things to think about though.

1. What are you selling? Do people want it? Is it sell-able? Can it be purchased for cheap and sold in mass quantities?

2. How will you market it? Word of mouth only gets you so far.

3. What is your marketing budget? You will need to do SEO and PPC advertising as well as viral marketing, most likely adwords etc… Adwords can get very expencive very quick, ESPECIALLY if you don’t know what you’re doing. You can’t just throw a bunch of money at it and hope to get hits.

4. Do you know a DAMNED THING about web design? If you don’t you will have to pay someone to do it for you, and will have to pay another person to do what i said above.

There are ways however to make money online.. I’ve done a lot of it myself. Affiliate programs are the biggest and easiest to figure out.

90% of the ebay stores are selling items from an affiliate program or a drop shipping company.

Do a search for “97 honda civic headlights” or something like that on Ebay, and you’ll see all kinds of crazy modified headlights and xenon bulb lights and random crap for your car… And you’ll notice that 10 people are selling the same exact headlight!!! They are NOT purchasing these items, stocking them in their bedrooms and selling them on ebay..

They sign up with that company as a drop shipper and they put an add on ebay. If it sells, they collect the money from the buyer, send it to the shipper and the shipper sends it to the purchaser, the seller on ebay collects their profit and repeats process.

That’s one way to do it.

Another way is like i said. Affiliate marketing.

Lets say that John the “dating guru” sells E-books about how to meet women in bars. You sign up as an affiliate, and you get on forums and say “WOW this JOHN guy changed my damned life! You should really really check out his book.. Here’s a link!! ”

people go to that link, and they like what they see… There are 3 ways John the dating guru will pay you.

He’ll either give you something like 10-50% of the cost of the Ebook (which by the way costs him NOTHING to reproduce since it’s a damned PDF file on john’s server), or.. John will pay you $.02 for each person who clicks on the link you spammed on the forums, or, if you have your OWN website, john may pay you for impressions, meaning, every time your website shows his banner, he has to pay you$.001 (typically its a dollar per 1k impressions)

if you have 10 or 20 affiliate programs going, are decently good with adwords, etc, you can create mini sites or landing pages that link to these affiliates, and you get paid when people visit them. Adwords can very easily eat up 130% of your profit though if you don’t know what you’re doing..

I’ll give you a little tip… 90% of the links you see on yahoo right now about random things – in fact i’m almost positive there will be 2 or 3 HERE by the time i send this….. – are affiliate programs, and these guys get paid when someone clicks the link or buys the products.

Actually, honestly, most of them aren’t even real people. The people who REALLY got it down, have software which goes and auto-posts junk on here, which is why they don’t always make sense to the question asked.

Anyway, i made 4 -10k per month every month for a year doing this IN MY SPARE TIME, and worked a 40 hour a week job with a photography studio, and did my own freelance stuff on the weekends…

However,

1.. I am a web designer and developer
2. I know how to use adwords correctly

can you learn? Hell yeah…..

Will you have what it takes to do it?

I dont know… You need the patience and the ability to research, investigate, read read read study read more study, learn, and get REALLY damned frustrated without giving up, and also you need the ability to waste about 2k while you learn how to do this correctly…

Good luck in your ventures

Sandy asks…

What do you guys think about my new site?

Hi, i like some feed back and tips to be more SEO friendly.
Thanks in advance.

SEO Tips:

We could give you feedback if you actually give us your website address.

Make sure your site has

– great original content
– title (title metatag) must have the keywords you want to rank for your site
– keywords you want to rank are actually on the content
– avoid black hat tips such as keyword stuffing, cloaking, etc

Ken asks…

How increase ranking my site (Give list & link website free submit if u have)?

I would like increase ranking my site but i don’t place free submit url somewhere must pay money for SEO service but i would like make by myself (free submit)
I would like list & link site for submit free

Thank you.

SEO Tips:

You can increase your site’s ranking if the traffic is good.
So all you got to do is promote your site.
There are plenty of ways to promote your site.
1)Article Marketing
Really a powerful method in getting audience. Write a good article based on your niche topic and submit it in article directories. Just go to google or yahoo and search for “free article directories”. It will suggest you a host of directories that you can easily submit your writings. When people surf in that certain directory, they might stumble into your article and you got all the fame needed to be successful in Internet Marketing.

2)Blogging
This method is just like the article writing. You write what you want but good contents for your audience in blogs. The better you got, the more audience you get. You can also submit the same contents that you wrote in blogs in article directories. You get instant viewers if your article is in top 10 within your niche

3)Offer free stuffs
It’s always good to get free stuffs. Everyone likes it.So offer some free stuffs such as e-books or software for your audience. You will get a good, loyal and repeating audience. If you are looking for FREE e-books to market it in your site, check out this link.
Www.abc-netmarketing.blogspot.com.It provides a host of e-books on internet marketing. The e-books will be updated weekly. So hurry up and get your best one soon.

4)E-mail Marketing
It’s as easy as ABC. Just promote your site to all your online contacts using e-mail.Write a good email that will attract your audience. If you got the contents right and able to convince your contacts , you are on your way to success.

5)SEO-Search Engine Optimization
Check out
www.ezinerticles.com for HOT tips on SEO

6)You Tube Videos
Use free videos from you tube and paste the links in your site. People like video tutorials better than articles or e-books.

7)Google Adsense
I strongly suggest you to visit www.abc-netmarketing.blogspot.com and learn about google adsense.If it’s not the best, atleast one of the best income generator for your websites. Visit the link and watch the video tutorials for FREE.

Daniel asks…

How do i make money since i am 13?

Can anyone tell me some tips or ways to make money online or offline i would rely prefer online since our country has went down like a lot in economy i don`t have a credit card because i am 13 remember that is there anyone who can tell me some tips or ways.
I seed i want online and i don`t have a credit card so i cant buy from e bay

SEO Tips:

Hi Borjan,

There are lots of ways to make money fast, even for teenagers =), but one of the easiest ways is to do internet marketing and become an affiliate marketer and sell other people’s stuff, and all you need is the right information to get started!

Lots of people have their own affiliate marketing websites. In today’s competitive markets, nearly everyone has a web presence and many of them are increasingly joining or starting up their own affiliate programs, which provide them with opportunities to make money online today.

Although the opportunities may be be numerous and seem highly promising, it is important, however, for each internet marketer to choose their niche carefully.

As an affiliate marketer, you will be setting up a website that promotes the products of another company or the products and services from several different companies.

In order to start your own site, of course, you’ll need to choose a suitable web host as well as a niche that you understand very well, are extremely passionate about, and is popular enough to help you generate interest in your site as well as sales on your partner’s site/s.

Choosing the right web host is crucial to your success. You need to find a host that provides you with reasonable annual costs, an uptime service guarantee, and dependable customer support.

This will ensure that your site stays up and that any problems which arise on the host’s end are resolved quickly. Customer reviews and recommendations from friends may help you choose the right host for your site.

To become an affiliate marketer, you can join a program that is hosted by your current web host or you can join a company that specializes in affiliate marketing programs. Some companies even offer their own schemes, which require you to advertise only their products and services on your site.

To choose your niche, be sure to select something that actually interests you, since you will be writing about it on a daily or near daily basis. The niche should also be popular and preferably not overly saturated with websites.

A popular niche to write about currently is web hosting services, for example, but the level of public interest is still high enough for new affiliates to make money writing on the topic.

By joining an affiliate program through your web host, you may even be able to get your site hosted for free. For instance, you can join their program and add a “powered by” or “hosted by” link in the header or footer of each page on your website.

When one of your visitors clicks on this link, you may be able to start generating affiliate payments. However, your website needs to be interesting because you will need a lot of clicks or buys on your host’s site in order to get paid a decent wage.

There is no specific formula that you can use in order to be a successful affiliate. However, you can increase your chances of becoming a super affiliate by ensuring the SEO on your site is up to scratch, choosing the right market, promoting your site, and creating quality content on a regular basis that keeps your readers coming back for more.

So this is just one of the ways to make money fast. Once you get the hang of it and start generating some cash, you can look for more ways to make money.

Hope that helps and good luck!

Richard asks…

How Can I get US traffic to my site?

I have site related to shopping deals. I want more traffic from US. How can i get it?

SEO Tips:

To get people to go to your website effectively, you have two options, spend time or spend money.

For gaining traffic to your website without cost, you will be looking at some time being spent.

Back links are very important and can arguably be the best way to increase your website exposure. Effective back links are one way links (meaning not a link exchange) from other websites to yours. For example, had you put a link to your website in your question, you would have created a back link as yahoo instantly indexes the Q&A section of their website. Even Google picks it up. You can build back links in placing your url in ads such as craigslist, creating or comenting on blogs on wordpress and myspace as well as other blogging websites. These are all methods that give you white hat back links.

Caution: do not pay for your back links through back linking companies. This is considered black hat SEO and will actually drop your ranking or get you suspended all together from the big boys of search engines.

As far as paid methods, look at pay per click as a great option. PPC is the process of advertising your business on a search engine within the sponsored results. You choose what keyword phrases you are willing to pay for being in, I.e. Website design.For cost effectiveness, consider narrowing your results as much as possible. For example, Sacramento website design instead of website design would be a more focused result and would by proxy cost much less than the broad term.

SIA Professional Services has an articles section in their website which has a ton of website marketing tips that should help you at www.siaservices.net just go to their blog or their articles section.

Be sure you are submitting your website on a regular basis, especially whenever you are doing some good updates on your site. The search engines will see your site being updated on a regular basis and index you accordingly. There are some free submission sites, but I have seen in my experience that those don’t nearly perform as well on a regular basis as professional SEO and marketing companies.

There is plenty more that you can do, but hopefully this give you a good starting point.

Good Luck and hope this helps

Betty asks…

How can i do SEO of my website?

my website http://zingro.com/ that checks performance of a website, is not performing good in search engines, I can not believe in seo companies as they have negative feedback. i want to do seo my self. please suggest me tips.

SEO Tips:

I have checked SEO of your website by a tool http://websitemeaning.com and the report is at http://websitemeaning.com/zingro.com-www.aspx

It is good to see that your website is not spamming, you have sitemaps, robots.txt etc.

But you are lacking credible backlinks from valuable websites. Your website is quite new,

Keep on adding quality content rather than wasting time in Big SEO techniques.

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