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5 More Ideas to Sell Your Own Product and Make Money Online

make money online[This is second part of ideas to sell your own product and make money.]

In blogging there are more than several ways to make money online. Its only requirement is to know the art of money making. It is wise to pick a few options from lengthy list and stick to it with a clear monetization strategy.

A little patience is must to get the result. From the day one it is not possible to make money online even with any best monetization option. You simply need to pick a few money making methods that confirm give you good results.

But the question is; how can you sell a product in large number that is already being sold by pro bloggers?

You can’t compete with John Chow or Zac Johnson in generating same amount of sales revenue.

Secondly why do your blog visitors buy your referred product and why they should skip the advice of other blogging pros?

There is no reason of preferring the advice of a newbie over the internet marketing icons’.

So your product must have least selling competition.

It means you need to sell a product that has zero selling competition.

Confused?

There is a product where you are the only seller and rests are your sales agent.

Yes you are right it is your own online product.

In my previous post “5 ideas to make online product and earn money easily” we discussed the basics of developing your own online product. It focused the primary aspects of your products; how it should be packaged and how should be its branding etc.

In this post I give you 5 proven strategies to make money online with your blog

Evergreen products make money online consistently

It depends upon niche of your blog and the nature of your audience what type of product you develop. An online product may be:

  • A tutorial
  • A guide
  • A video course
  • A solutions-based ebook
  • Blog templates
  • Blog widgets
  • Coaching for online money making
  • Offer to join a group and earn money easily
  • A tangible product like tea shirt or insignia

Whatever type of product you want to make it must be free from the need of frequent updates. After a quite a long time you can update it to keep it in the list of best products. But it should not need frequent updates or improvement.

So your product must be an evergreen product. You should focus to sell it more and more and don’t worry about its quality control once you make it. In this way you can earn money easily without spending time on its further development.

If you improve your product you need to send the updated version to all who already bought its old version. This exercise may annoy your old customer who might have already applied the trick and tips given in your product.

All in one package to make money online

A famous blogger recently released a complete guide to start a blog. He awesomely made the guide concise. But in his attempt to keep it concise he had to put several links for detail review of the subject. In this situation readers have to shuttle between base product and referral products if it happens. It is not good from benefits point of view.

Your product must be a complete package providing every necessary detail that your readers need. They need not move to other authority sites for further review of the topic to earn money easily.

Supplementary product to make money online

This is a good strategy to make money easily. Make a perfectly complete product but keep space for its advance level to sell another product to your customers who are fully convinced of the quality of your primary product.

But your base product must not be simply a promotional brochure of your advance product. You need to fulfill your customers’ product need completely and perfectly. If they need to grow more you can offer another advance product of same nature.

Minimum theoretical

Good writers start their tutorial with an advice to their readers to pick a pen or pencil and do the practical work after completing each chapter.

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So your product should not require simply an act of reading or listening to remember it and then apply whatever is learnt to earn money easily. It must have practical aspect more with minimum theory. After every main point you must ask your readers to do an exercise before moving forward.

Free updates subsequently

Selling good product to your customers means developing long term relationship with them.

For this you need not to stay silent after selling one product. You should send them free updates related to your product as and when need arises.

In this way you will strengthen your relationship with buyers of your product. It means you have wide space to sell your next product to make money easily to your regular customers whom you are in contact. Even you can also ask them to refer your product to their friends if you manage to have good relations with them.

So these are five proven strategies to make money online with your blog. I am sure now you can start making your first online product and be less reliant on affiliate products. Do you still need more advice on this topic just drop a comment to let me reply you?

11 Rarely Known Ways To Build High Quality Backlinks

Well, you may be familiar with what is a backlink?

If not, here is a brief description. When we talk about page rank actually we are indirectly pointing to number  of backlinks. Backlink is an incoming hyperlink from one web-page to another website.Backlinks play a very essential role in page rankings.

“Links are still the best way that we’ve found to discover [how relevant or important somebody is], and maybe over time social or authorship or other types of markup will give us a lot more information about that.” – Matt Cutts

Build High Quality Backlinks

When I started Blogging I usually ignored the purpose of blog commenting, guest posting but time by time I realized its benefits. 10- 20 quality backlinks are far better that 100’s of crap.

I hope you are understanding. Gaining quality backilnks in a day or two is an impossible task. You have to work hard on it. Treat blogging as marathon not a race. Hence, taking my personal experience into consideration I’ve compiled some useful tips for you to Build High Quality Backlinks.

Forum participation

Active participation in forums have a great impact on SERP’S as it helps in building high quality backlinks. It has many other benefits too like relationship building, creating interactions with other bloggers working on similar to your niche. I am active participator of indiblogger helping people in their problems and submitting my content to it for high response.Hence, I got maximum links from indiblogger.

Active participation in the forums is a must for a blog to grow and Build High Quality Backlinks.

Creating long tutorial posts 

Creating a post in more that 1200 words builds a great probability of quality backlinks. Going in the depth of the content and making use of pictures, flowcharts, infographics etc. makes your readers to share or insert your link to their websites. Writing “how to” guides creates an ultimate effect.

Like writing “how to install wordpress” , “how to lose weight” blah Thus, it’s a great procedure for building good quality links.

Special post for special days

Plan your writing tasks for special days like writing a special post for valentine’s day. Offer them discounts on your services. This creates a great opportunity for people to visit your site and comment. Thus, you can gain backlinks easily without much effort. Do market research and try to find out the topics which are in great demand. Write about them and obviously you would be the winner.

Build High Quality Backlinks

Request to your readers to add your link in exchange of some offers. Offer them free products in exchange to embed your link tag in their blog or run a contest by offering an ultimate prize in exchange of linking so they are compelled  to participate.

Start writing e-books

Write an ebook. Insert your links within the content of your e-book. Ask your friends to share it on the web through social media.

Submit your links to best of the best social bookmarking sites like stumpleupon, digg, delicious and reddit.

“The philosophy that we’ve always had is if you make something that’s compelling then it would be much easier to get people to write about it and to link to it. […] Make a fantastic website that people love and tell their friends about and link to and want to experience. As a result, your website starts to become stronger and stronger in the rankings.” – Matt Cutts

Write attractive headlines

It’s an essential art of writing. You must give attractive headings to your content that compel readers to open your article. Like “best dongles, $500 giveaway contest, top social media strategies. Etc..

Start offering free products

Free offers have a great impact on visitors. It helps in increasing traffic and eventually more backlinks. Either it can be e-book or free blog installation service.

Build High Quality Backlinks

Start collecting paid products and offer them for free to your visitors. I know it’s not easy but you can get it if you are having high technical knowledge.

Create rocking videos

Create your own videos and submit it to YouTube. Nowadays, most of the bloggers are using this technique to increase their backlinks. P.s Don’t forget to add your link to it. Use “screenr” to record your own videos for free. Give tutorials on “how to guides” like how to blog migration, how to install wordpress etc. And I’m sure you will be successful for sure.

Guest blogging

Guest blogging is one of the simplest and effective way to increase backlinks thus traffic.Do a research and find out the reputed blogger of your niche. ;)

Create an ultimate post that goes viral. Give more relevance to guest post than your own blog post. This is most effective way to Build High Quality Backlinks.

But you have to follow the given tips for successful guest blogging -

  •  It’s very essential to do a research for before posting on other website. Start interacting with its owner and commenting on his posts. Find out whether it is a reputed blog or not. See whether it is gaining high response or not.Before guest posting start interacting with its readers from a week before.
  • Make sure you are having a gravatar for your email i’d.
  • Have a look at the published posts because you need to write a unique content which is not yet published on his blog.
  • Check out previous guest posts on his blog. See whether it is gaining high response or not.You need to also look at its targeted audience whether it is targeting newbies or professionals.
  • Try to make the content relevant as much as you can because they are allowing you to post so that it adds value to their blog and  increases their reputation.
  • Make it a habit. It’s not that posting once you can gain huge popularity. It needs time. You need to keep patience and keep posting on highly reputed blogs.

    My friend and I started blogging at the same time on the similar niche but at present he his having more backlinks than me. Why?

Because he is a regular guest blogger and is very active on forums. And seriously, For this I’m very jealous of him.

Blog Commenting

Ahaann.. The most easiest one to build high quality backlinks. Just leaving the most appropriate comment on others blogs drives traffic as well as backlinks. Here are some tips which you must follow-

  • Never just comment “good article” and “thanks  “. Share your views and give your suggestions. Never mind giving a negative comment if you are sure that it is relevant.

  • Deliver high quality comments to receive high quality backlinks. So Simple. ;)

  • Make sure to reply every commenter of your post. This generates a sympathetic feeling in the reader and he loves to visit again.

  • Make sure you have a gravatar.

  • Don’t comment by registering with different id’s every time.

Interviews

I know you might be thinking how the professional bloggers would give us time to take interview. It may a tough task but not impossible. Be an active reader of their blog.

Build High Quality Backlinks

Keep in touch with them by actively commenting and sharing their posts.Keep re-tweeting their tweets. Give best of the best comments as much as you can. Share their products to all around web by social media. Through this the owner will contact you soon and you can easily ask for an interview.

Read  Guidelines You Must Follow Before Interviewing a Blogger

Deliver Relevant content

Make sure you are providing great content to your readers that they are actually seeking for and love to share it.Add videos, infographics, relevant pictures. And… keep patience. Relevant content links over time.

Wrapping up….

Building quality backlinks is not a one day task. It needs some time. Just keep patience and keep implementing the above given tips and I’m sure you would be successful.

What methods are you using to build backlinks?

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Can’t Manage Multiple WordPress Sites? Here’s An Effectively Solution

WordPress is the world’s largest blogging platform and the most popular one too. And. The basic reason for that is the ease that it provides in every way to bloggers. As we know, it is an open source platform which means people can edit it whatever the way they want. There are plugins for almost everything to be done with perfection and ease. However, things can still be complicated many times.

Making money from blogging is not a walk in the park and to be honest it is a Hercules task that takes so much out of you that if you fail, your heart breaks. It is much easier to make more money with multiple blogs as compared to just one and that is the reason why a lot of people create multiple blogs.

And, again it’s hard task to manage multiple WordPress weblogs. And, even though WordPress offers functionality in which you can manage multiple sites from same dashboard, most people don’t seem to be happy about it and I am just one of those people.

I started to search because I wanted better than that and I found what I needed. I came to realize that there are more than one site that allow you to do the same job with multiple features and I gave a try to few of them. And, one of them was CMS Commander. I was disappointed by others, but this one hooked me. And, I was impressed and that is the reason why I am sharing this post with you guys because I know that many of you are tired of managing multiple blogs.

The site was launched in 2012 and within just one year and a little more it has already crossed the number 20,000. Yes, that is the combined number of websites that are being managed using this awesome service.

But I am not just telling you that this place is a good, but I’ll show you exactly why is it that way.

What Is CMS Commander?

You see, time is the most precious thing that human beings have. If anyone learns to utilize time, he achieves greatness and those who fail to utilize it fall into deep dark holes of pain and sufferings. Blogging is all about doing the right things at the right time, taking the right steps and capitalizing on the opportunities that you are being offered.

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b)      It allows you to write using the power writing tools and with everything that is required for creating killer content.

c)      If you want to post the same post on 10 websites/blogs or even more, you can do that with simple steps.

This means that you don’t have to go to every single site and do all the things like selecting categories and adding SEO titles and description and setting H tags and all that stuff. You have to do it only once and the post would be published on all blogs or the ones you wish.

d)     You can install plugins or themes on all of your blogs with simple steps without having to go to each of them.

e)      Another amazing thing that it comes with is the ability of article spinning and re-writing. Hence, you would save a lot and money by signing up for this services that you would otherwise put in buying software for doing these two jobs.

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The Simple Unknown Secret to Start Making More Money

Stop! Stop everything you’re doing and give this post your full attention. Spending the time reading this post could be the best decision you’ll make this week.

What if I told you that I’ll share  with you the secret to monetizing your blog?

Monetizing your blog or site has for the majority of site owners hasn’t been that successful with them only making a few dollars each month from carrying ads on their site.

The secret to monetizing your site  is simple: Stop selling Advertisements.

Confused?

Don’t worry, you’ve every right to be.

What I’m stating is hard to digest, right?

But it’s the harsh truth.Continue Reading

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