Does My Back-End Look Big In This?

Written by Martin Avis

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If you are clever and well advised, you will waste as little of your cash as possible. But, spend you must.

Suppose you spend $500 and you get 5,000 targeted hits to your web site. If you have written a really good sales letter and have a clear message, you might be very lucky and convert 3% ofrepparttar visitors into sales (very lucky!). That would mean that you sell 150 items and each sale has cost you $3.33.

If your ebook sells for $9.99 you are looking at a healthy 200% profit.

Now, here comesrepparttar 127345 magic.

You have not just created 150 happy customers, you have also created a list of 150 'super-targets'. People who have shown themselves to be predisposed to buy from you.

The next step is to send them an email saying that as a valued customer, you would like to make them an exclusive special offer - a prelaunch special deal on your new ebook - instead ofrepparttar 127346 normal price of $24.99,which it will cost when it goes on general release, they can order it right now for just $17.97.

Your conversion rate against these super-targets should be much higher than before. Perhaps as high as 20%. So you may sell 30 copies and gross $539.10 from these customers that you would not have otherwise got.

At zero advertising cost!

Instead of making $1,498.50 for your $500 investment, you have made $2,037.60. 308% return on investment instead of 200%.

And that is justrepparttar 127347 beginning, because you now have a loyal following to pre-sell your next product to - andrepparttar 127348 next.

The lifetime value of your select band of 'super- targets could be enormous.

I have done a lot of mail order marketing in my time (I worked inrepparttar 127349 advertising industry for 25 years) and have seen back-end marketing make companies millions. I even did it myself when I ran my own mail order company. We advertised a 'free' bottle of aromatherapy oil, which customers just paid carriage on. Thousands responded. We then sent a sales letter with every free bottle selling a great value pack of 6 oils. That sold a lot. Then every customer got a regular order form with additional products on it.

It worked well, and everyone was happy, but believe me, it works even better onrepparttar 127350 Internet. Repeat contact of customers (often called relationship marketing) offline still carries a considerable cost - paper, printing, envelopes, postage, fulfillment.

Online, all of these cost just melt away.

Leaving you with that lovely, cuddly six-letter word: PROFIT.

So to answerrepparttar 127351 original question, yes, your back-end does look big.

Martin Avis is a management and training consultant. To get your unfair advantage (and 6 free gifts) in Internet marketing, business and personal success, subscribe free to his weekly newsletter, BizE-zine. or visit his information-packed website at

5 FAST Ways to Explode YOUR Traffic!

Written by Grady Smith

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Spend a little time writing an article or two. Edit themrepparttar next day and find places to submit. You can hitrepparttar 127344 jackpot when you enter "Free Articles" in a good search engine.

4) Pay A Little For Lots Of Targeted Traffic!

Pay per click search engines delivers. And you can do it on a budget.

Check out for what is, in my opinion,repparttar 127345 best ofrepparttar 127346 best for lots of targeted traffic to your site.

And here's a tip. Have a sales letter that really converts visitors into buyers. That way, if you offer a product for $29.00, and sell 1 in 30, you can get a high ranking by bidding $.50 for each click, and walking away with about $14 for each 30 visits. And it's possible to receive hundreds of hits in a day using pay per click search engines.

5) Only Pay For Advertising When It Makes You Money!

Nope, it's not a dream. You can bring tons of high quality traffic to your site and only pay whenrepparttar 127347 traffic buys from you.

The secret? Affiliate programs. And if you're not using one right now then you're paying too much for your advertising.

With a few minutes of set up and promotion you can have your ads on hundreds or thousands of websites. And you're only going to pay when that advertising makes a profit for you.

Check out for an easy way to set up an affiliate program.

FREE $17 ebook "Secrets Of Writing Hard-Hitting Copy" by Grady Smith shows you how to write sales letters and ads that sell your product hard. Plus, get a FREE $50 critique of your current sales letter and an explanation of how you can improve it for bigger profits. Go now:

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