Content republishing — It’s how bloggers get started and score big results! Today we take a SUPER DEEP dive into content marketing. “Marlon, how can I find my audience, get my word out bigtime AND build my list? Via my deep dive research, I uncovered businesses and individuals starting from scratch and building big audiences, lists and readers using guest blogging, republishing and content syndication.
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I have a lot of exciting information to share. So let’s dive right in.
First of all, I temporarily have a new blog design up. Tell me in COMMENTS what you think of it vs. the prior design. Thumbs up or down?
Next: I’m a FAN of social media. It’s FREE. Why wouldn’t you be a fan, right/
Periscope, Meerkat, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, they are ALL enormously powerful marketing tools when you do this ONE twist.
So today I give you that ONE TWIST that turns social media from STILL getting WHOOPED up on by email marketing TO a super power producer of sales and leads.
Are you game?
Ryan Delk from Gumroad, based on the vast amount of data in their system, they have found the following conversions rates for traffic from Youtube, Twitter and Facebook.
Today I carry through with PART DEUX of a popular newsletter I wrote awhile back. You can read the back issue here.
In that newsletter, I explained how Alex Jeffreys sold 6,000 copies of a product that took 114 minutes to create.
That would the ultimate Information Infopreneur ™ accomplishment. (Infopreneur is a trademark held by H. Skip Weitzen (author of the book ‘Infopreneur’)
Now, first of all, we’ll start with a few explanations to create reasonable expectations:
114 minutes was the time it took to record the product. With practice, you can outline these very quickly. But when you’re starting out, it’ll take you considerably more than 114 minutes for your first few products.
And second, 6,000 sales is exceptional and was only accomplished because of groundwork created on other launches.
Are you OK with taking longer than 114 minutes and selling fewer than 6,000 copies your first time out?
So while those numbers are hard to believe for some, my own story shocks some people. I was no “born infopreneurs ™”.
Here’s what I mean: