23 July 2014

7 Effective Ways To Make Money With Twitter

There are plenty of ways to make money online, though not all of them are created equal. With Twitter, however, there are more opportunities than ever to generate some extra income.

In fact, some people have even made careers out of the money they make with Twitter, but you don’t have to be a social media wunderkind in order to mimic their success. All it takes is some creativity and the ambition to carry it out.

1. Crowdsource

Crowd sourcing is the practice of soliciting ideas and contributions from a large group or community. It’s been a marketing darling for years, especially when it comes to social media.

With Twitter, crowd sourcing is an effective way to bring in contributions from your followers (new and old) in order to fund your business or idea. This is especially useful in tandem with something like Kickstarter.

Crowd sourcing can make you plenty of money, or at least capital, but only if it is done correctly. Read up on plenty of successful case studies before attempting to start your first project.

2. Sell products

This seems like a no-brainer, but some businesses actually forget that people won’t buy anything if they don’t see a call-to-action.

Now, when it comes to how you sell products on Twitter, the conversation becomes a little more old school. One of the most effective strategies is to use promotions and discounts to spur spending.

Some businesses have found plenty of success in daily deals and other basic marketing practices that fit well with Twitter. Just make sure that you’re not overwhelming your Twitter feed with pushy selling.

3. Produce your own Twitter-related service

Your audience is on Twitter, which means you already know what they’re using in their free time. Take advantage of this by creating a Twitter product that they will want.

For example, a lot of Twitter users would like to use an app that lets them generate hash tags automatically, based on popularity. Something like this may exist already, but you can develop a better product that your followers will love you for.

Alternatively, you can use websites like Fiverr to charge people for building their Twitter presence. I’ve done this myself by helping other people generate (real) Twitter followers for low prices‒$5 for every 100 followers.

4. Use Sponsored Tweets

Did you know you can actually charge businesses for your Tweets? On SponsoredTweets, you can find sponsors who will pay you to Tweet about their products for a fee you arrange.

Just make sure that you watch what you Tweet on the side. There are ample people who've been fired for what they Tweet, and the same goes for losing a relationship with a sponsor.

5. Discover new leads

Thanks to Twitter’s fantastic search engine tool, you can seek out potential customers based on their bios and what they’re Tweeting.

Let’s say you sell skateboards. You can find new leads by searching for terms like “Need a new skateboard” or “Wish I had a skateboard like this.” From there, you can Tweet at the individual and let them know of a promotion you’re doing on skateboards. You could even offer them a coupon code if they’re interested.

6. Hold a Twitter contest

Nothing engages people quite as efficiently as a prize. Try linking up with a local business who wants some publicity. Offer to hold a contest with Twitter and be paid a percentage of the sales that come in.

There are a lot of fun and creative ways to make a contest enticing for followers. You can ask them to be judges, crowd source them for ideas, or simply ask them to favorite/re tweet something.

7. Use YouTube

If you’re savvy with videos, then consider making Twitter-related tutorials that people are searching for on Twitter. With AdSense, you can monetize your YouTube content and make plenty of money based solely on your Twitter expertise.

15 July 2014

5 Effective Ways To Make Money With Facebook

Facebook, with its 800+ million users, presents a huge opportunity for business. But the first question people ask is, "Can it really generate money?" If you've read any of the Facebook marketing case studies over the last year, you've seen examples of small business profits and boosts in eCommerce sales via Facebook sharing. If your business is ready to move toward Facebook profits, your next question should be: "What distinguishes profitable and unprofitable Facebook marketing campaigns?"
First, consider your revenue model. What steps will get your users to buy? How do you attract their attention in the first place? What does the conversion funnel look like? And how does Facebook fit with the marketing channels that already work for you, like email, text messages and affiliate revenue?. There are a number of strategies companies use to do Facebook business effectively. Let's look at five of them.

1. Advertising-Based Ecommerce

Marketers can leverage the massive reach and highly customizable targeting of Facebook's ad platform. They can create ads that take clickers straight to an eCommerce site, bypassing fan marketing entirely. The ads-direct-to-websites option is often overlooked, but can be immediately profitable. If you're not 100% sure about committing to the time and creativity required for fan marketing, then test direct-to-site ad traffic first.
For example, Vamplets.com, which sells plush vampire baby dolls, achieved a 300% ROI on eCommerce sales in its first month of advertising directly to the eCommerce site, according to a company representative.

2. Fan Marketing Ecommerce

Fan marketing is selling to fans by posting from your page into their news feeds.
Fans appear to be more responsive when acquired through ads than through contests, content or legacy. Data analysis in 2011 from companies like PageLever revealed that many multimillion-fan brand pages were reaching 7% or fewer of their fans. Some pages have hundreds of thousands of fans who never liked or commented on a post, and have not seen the page's posts for years.
Success with fan marketing requires that you be as visible as possible to your fans, and EdgeRank has a time decay factor. New fans may be required in some cases. Some businesses have taken the radical step to start entirely new pages and use Facebook ads to grow a new and more targeted fan base. With their more sophisticated and up-to-date understanding of how to engage fans, they achieve better results than they had with their old page. Some profitable examples include Baseball Roses, Rosehall Kennel, WUSLU and SuperHeroStuff.
Baseball Roses sells artificial roses made from real baseballs. Founder of the company, Mark Ellingson, explained that they were unsuccessful with Google AdWords because no one was searching for their innovative product. They achieved a 473% ROI from their spend on fan acquisition via Facebook ads.
Rosehall Kennel breeds and sells German Shepherds, and has achieved more than 4,000% ROI on its fan acquisition spend, according to owner Eliot Roberts. What's more, they have seen fewer requests for discounts and a shorter sales cycle. WUSLU is a Woot-like site for home decor. While the company would not release exact profitability numbers, they are excited about their Facebook marketing results and have no plans to stop.

3. Facebook Ads and Email

Many companies already have email dialed in. They know how much the average email subscriber is worth to their company, and they have an email marketing process that's profitable.
For these companies, whether they initiate fan marketing or not, it makes sense to use Facebook ads to acquire even more subscribers, as long as those subscribers are qualified. Facebook advertising can be targeted according to 16 different criteria, including age, gender, interests, location, relationship status, connection to pages you admin, workplace, education level, majors in college and more. Add to that some ad copy that calls out the people you want to target, and you can ensure these new subscribers are qualified.
By sending contest-based email campaigns integrated with social networking, one Fortune 500 company achieved a 400% increase in email open rate, click rates of 14%, and one-fifth of their email subscribers also became fans, according to Steve Gaither, president of JB Chicago, the marketing agency that worked with the company.

4. Facebook Ads and Text Messaging

Businesses haven't rushed to adopt SMS marketing, but 24% of mobile marketers have found their campaign ROI met or exceeded their expectations, and 4% of all mobile users have responded to a coupon for a product or service.
One local store (from a popular fast food franchise I'm not allowed to name) boosted revenue with this approach. It posted information about free text message coupons to its Facebook fans. Fans who opted in received an SMS coupon every day for 30 days. The result was $65,000 additional store revenue.

5. Generating Traffic to Your Ad-Supported Site

If you're a publisher or blogger, content is your stock in trade, and advertising is usually your bread and butter. Why not create a Facebook page for your site, grow that fan base, then post a link to every new article? This boosts traffic to your website. Since your advertising revenue is tied to page views, more traffic from new readers and repeat traffic from fans mean more advertising revenues for your website.
Proud Single Moms, which created a Facebook page, grew about 98,000 fans via Facebook ads for less than $5,000, according to the site's creator. Since the website uses AdSense ads, they chose to blog on topics that not only were interesting to moms, but which also had Google keywords generating high click fees. You can use a combination of the Facebook advertising platform and AdWords Keyword Tool to find interesting and profitable topics. Then they posted links to their blog posts on Facebook each day. Proud Single Moms was on track to break even on its initial ad investment within six months, and was privately sold to another party.

9 July 2014

Best Ways To Make Money Online With Fiverr

Fiverr is a web site that allows anyone with a product or service to advertise their wares for a starting price of $5, by creating what's called a "gig." More specifically, the base price cannot be more than $5 but additions called "gig extras," can carry higher price tags. I remember when Fiverr first launched.

Shortly after their quick success, numerous copycats tried to duplicate their success. Many would-be entrepreneurs figured that people would get bored of only getting $5 for a gig and that other sites offering $10+ gigs were necessary. At any rate, Fiverr.com is still alive and well, and people are happy to offer their base price for $5, but of course, with the "gig extras," many are getting more than that.

How to make money on Fiverr

The basics for making money on Fiverr, from one perspective, involves figuring out something to offer as a $5 gig, that has a higher value, perhaps valued at $25 in terms of time spent. Or, if it's something that is highly unique offering a gig "on par" is appropriate as well.

For the former, offering a higher valued gig for $5, the next step is to create a couple gig extras, perhaps priced at $10 each. These extras should not create much extra work for the seller, perhaps a minute or two, but be no-brainer add-ons for the buyer. Therefore, with minimal risk, a seller can provide a service for $25 that is worth their time. The above approach, probably the most common on Fiverr, qualifies as "working online," but does not necessarily take advantage of the leverage that could be achieved while working online.

Create a gig around "a system"

To really leverage the power of making money on Fiverr, someone could put a subscription service or online automated system to work for them. For example, if they're in an automated system that carries a high monthly price tag that allows for unlimited use, that could be sold as a "gig" on Fiverr. If the preparation for using the service is minimal work, and the value-add is in the fact that people cannot afford the monthly fees, or do not need the service at that level, this could provide a way to share the subscription fee and perhaps make a profit. Someone I know in the make money online industry is doing this very thing. For every 25 orders he gets at $5 a piece he outsources the "prep" portion of the job for $15, resulting in a revenue of $110 (minus Fiverr fees).

Top Gigs for exposure and branding

Fiverr gigs can be looked at as advertising to build a brand. As an example, before "gig extras" were available, a rap artist was putting together quick rap videos to help people with their marketing. Perhaps the $5 wasn't worth all the effort but it did allow the rapper to gain a name for himself and soon people started looking for him on Google and YouTube and he ended up with a popular YouTube channel and the ability to offer higher priced songs.

For this to work effectively he simply had to make sure his Fiverr username matched his YouTube username. Also, including the word Fiverr in his YouTube channel profile helped searchers locate his work much easier from the search engines.

Fiverr Gig promotion

The URL of the profile created on Fiverr can land in search engines, so adding in some keywords related to the gigs is valuable. In addition, writing and submitting a Press Release to announce any new gigs is a smart idea. If the Press Release is cleverly anchored to current affairs many journalists and news writers will pick up the release and run with it, really spreading the word to help promote the Fiverr profile and gigs.

Come up with controversial stories that would work well in Reddit and Digg as well that could drive traffic to your gigs. Additionally, promoting the gigs in social circles like Facebook, Linked In, Twitter, and the rest, can help drive leads and sales for the Fiverr gigs, with viral potential when done right.

Keys to making the customer happy

Fiverr is a site, like eBay, where feedback matters. Upon combing through hundreds of comments I got a good understanding of what makes Fiverr buyers happy. Most of the following are a given but I will include them anyway.
  • First thing is to respond to the customer immediately after they purchase the gig to thank them for their purchase, and to let them know you are on it.
  • Make certain that you have all the details and if there is any confusion, communicate with the buyer to make sure everything is clear, especially for more complicated gigs.
  • Deliver exactly as promised, add some extra, and deliver early.
  • If it is a long gig, stay in communication with the buyer by providing feedback of the process and each milestone.

After successful delivery, wait for feedback. Ask if there is anything more that you can do if the feedback isn't received in a realistic time frame. Respond to the feedback, and be sure to take into account any criticism to improve the gig offered. It's not wise to argue in the comments, but if you know you are right and the customer is being unrealistic, list the things that you have done for them and ask what more you could do.

Keep the conversation within the comments until the buyer shoots themselves in the foot (assuming they are wrong). After positive feedback, send a message letting them know about your other gigs and any BOGO discounts that you are offering.

Selling physical goods on Fiverr

While some physical product offerings may have a home on Fiverr, the margins may be too low to be realistic for anything other than non-shippable items. Custom crafts can do well online, but Pinterest might be a better avenue for that, having popped off many a custom craft career in the past.

4 July 2014

Easy Ways To Make Money Online with SEO Clerks

SEO Clerks is another best way of earning money online and if you don't expert in any work or you don't have skills, then you can also earn with SEO clerks by doing some simple work for others. Here we will going to share complete method of earning money with SEO Clerks and also give you some amazing tips about how you can sell your services quickly. SEO clerks is a largest SEO marketplace just like fiver where many peoples are looking for different SEO experts on SEO clerks. if you know little bit about SEO then must give it one try and see results.

What Is SEO Clerks?

This is one major question before joining any website. We already discussed that SEO Clerks is a largest SEO marketplace, where you buy or sell your SEO services like fiver.com. Here you can sell different type of SEO services and earn money with them for example, if you expert in Creating a dofollow backlinks so you can simply offer your services on this website and there is thousands buyers are already look for these type of offers however if you don't have knowledge about SEO then you also make money with SEO Clerks by offer some other services like Facebook page fans, twitter followers, Google Circles etc.

How To Join and Use SEO Clerks?

This is very simple and easy, just follow below steps and registered your account on SEO Clerks.

  • First of all Go to SEO Clerks.
  • You can see SEO Clerks homepage, so click on Join and one new window will appear. Here you need to write your E-mail address and other information.
  • Now open your email and verify your SEO clerks account. 
  • After verifying a account, simply click on seller button and select Sell>> Sell a Service.
  • Here you need to write your services detail.

How To Get Paid in SEO Clerks?

SEO Clerks payment methods is also very simple. Minimum payout of SEO Clerks is 15$ so when your balance is reached on payment threshold then you can withdraw it by using PayPal, Payoneer, MoneyGram or Payza account.

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