feeling rested because I took the week off from working out. My body
has gone through some rigorous training the last couple of months and I
just felt exhausted.
That’s usually a sure sign to just take it easy.
younger self would have just pushed it and probably got hurt. I’m older
and wiser now, over the years I’ve learned to listen to my body.
Especially, when it comes to lifting weights.
The weights are merciless.
It’ll break you if you’re not careful.
I covered the 7 powerful strategies to implement before you start
Internet Marketing for your local brick-and-mortar, e-commerce and start
These are areas the majority miss the boat on and it costs them in money and time.
intention with yesterday’s article was to help you get up to speed
quickly without making costly mistakes. Click here to read yesterday’s
A client asked me earlier this morning: Eric, if you were
to distill down the most important steps to start profitably Internet
Marketing, what would they be?
I thought the answer to this
question to be the perfect follow up to yesterday’s article because it’s
scary when you first start Internet Marketing. I know from personal
Not to mention a little bit intimidating. However, if
you follow these six steps, you can begin Internet Marketing with a
A solid foundation is key to growing a
successful business that leverages proven 21st century marketing
strategies and technology.
Here are 6 simple (not easy) steps to profitable Internet Marketing:
1. Decide on an Internet Marketing (IM) model. There are 3 proven IM models you can deploy now.
Tomorrow, I’ll go deep into these IM models that are proven time and time again to work like gangbusters!
You’ll then be able to decide which model to deploy that suits your style and unique talents.
For now, let me give you a quick introduction to these IM models so you can get started in the right direction:
there’s Affiliate Marketing that involves promoting someone else’s
product or service for a significant share of the sale.
Typically, most affiliate programs are commission based.
second IM model is Info-Product Creation where you create a digital
product such as an eBook or multi-media course. Your content is
protected in a membership site.
Third, there’s Service-based
models that involves you providing a service. The service can be
delivered online or offline but you’re advertising and marketing that
Dahl Integration Marketing is a great example of all these IM models.
We have our own Info-products that we promote, we also promote others products and services.
And we have our own Funnel Vision Method suite of services that helps businesses grow their lead, customer and patient base.
Fourth, you can sell products using online shopping centers such as Amazon and eBay.
Decide what you want to sell. After choosing an IM model you prefer,
it’s time to decide what you want to sell. Let’s use affiliate marketing
as an example.
What product or service do you want to promote? ClickBank.com has tens of thousands of digital products that you can promote as an affiliate.
can promote e-business products, health & fitness, spiritual
products and more. The best way to decide on what to sell is to start
with your passion.
What are you passionate about?
What is it that really drives you to get up in the morning?
my experience, you’ll find out that pursuing something you actually
love (or interested in) makes it a lot more fun and interesting.
If you’re going to go the “services” route, you need to decide on what you want to offer as a service.
Are you good at writing?
How about designing?
If you’re already an established business offline, like many of my clients, then consider taking your proven service online.
3. Create or prepare your offer. Let’s say you go the product creation route. The next step is to create your product.
it’s an eBook you’re creating, either write it or outsource the writing
(more on this topic will be explained in later articles).
general guide, if you have time, create the product yourself. On the
contrary, if you don’t have time, outsource it. Both paths have its own
pros and cons, but I’ll explain more in later articles.
promoting a service then all you need might be a simple sales page.
Obviously, without exposure you won’t make any sales, so you need
Follow these next 4-6 steps to make sure your business thrives with more leads, clients, patients and referrals effortlessly…
… Contrary to popular belief successful Internet Marketing goes way beyond just maintaining your website.
also about growing your business strategically so you can EXTRACT
profits in the long run. Here are three essential steps to follow to
ensure your business stays profitable while you make the
4. Attract More Traffic. No, this
doesn’t involve driving around town avoiding city traffic. The term
means increasing the number of times people come to your website through
searches and links on other sites, because they’re looking for the
products and services you have to offer.
This requires you to find
as many ways of attracting traffic as you can. There are never any
guarantees that one method for getting traffic, will even work, let
alone, work well enough to bring in plenty of extra business or keep
Diversification is the name of the game when it comes to traffic generation.
You can use:
And other methods to help get more people to check out your offers and hopefully become leads and ultimately loyal customers.
If you’re interested in mastering traffic, I recommend you purchase one
of our best-selling products, Internet Traffic Mastery.
5. Make sales.
TIP: Once you have people visiting your sites, send new traffic to a
landing page (I’ll share more on this strategy in later articles).
You’ll start seeing sales happening as people find you through your digital advertising methods and join your email list.
success you experience will depend on how consistently you advertise
and market your business. Repeat customers are the best so always look
after every client you attract.
Eventually you should start to
make regular sales but it won’t happen overnight. You have to give
yourself time to build your pipeline.
For instance, just having 20 people on your list, although a great start, isn’t going to lead to serious success.
It’s the consistent additions to your list over time, that’ll lead to serious success…
… Levels of success you can’t even dream of…
… until it happens to you!
Stay consistent my friend!
6. Keep your clients coming back for more. Making the right first impression on your clients will get you that first sale.
It’s critical to take good care of current customers because it’s far easier to keep a customer, than to acquire a new one.
everything you can to outperform your competitors, in every possible
way, so that your customers have no reason to go elsewhere.
conclusion, I just gave you a taste of how Internet Marketing works and
tomorrow I’ll start a deep dive into the 3 IM models to help you choose
the one that suits you best.
I know there’s one that will suit your interests and complement your skills.
In reality, the Internet can give you countless possibilities in business and earnings. I’ll focus on the most proven ones.
3 IM models are known to have launched thousands of Internet businesses
all over the world, help startups become successful and scaled local