by John Reese
I’d be willing to bet that right now, right this second, you are wasting precious online real estate.
In other words, you are not taking advantage of every “place” in your online marketing that you could be using to make you money.
The biggest one many people (including myself) often overlook:
The “Thank You” page.
Do you realize the “Thank You” page (the page you display after someone submits an opt-in form or even an order form) is some of the most RESPONSIVE real estate on your site?
You should be using your “Thank You” pages to promote some of your other products, other opt-in lists, or affiliate products.
One of the easiest ways to INSTANTLY make more money is to use an opt-in “Thank You” page to simply say:
“Thank you for subscribing. You will receive your first issue very soon.”
Then under that text you can say, “We Highly Recommend This Product…”
Then you can list information about an affiliate product that is related to your market. This is an easy way to send traffic to an affiliate link so you can earn some additional income that you didn’t already have. I.e. FREE MONEY. 🙂
You can do the same thing for your ORDER FORM “Thank You” pages. Thank the customer for their order and recommend they check out a related product. In fact, this real estate on your site will be the most responsive of all for other offers.
After all, that web site visitor just became the most qualified prospect of all — A PAYING CUSTOMER.
You know, most marketers are AFRAID to send additional offers to their customers. But why?
Well, the thinking is simple…
“I don’t want to piss them off by trying to ‘pitch’ them other products.”
We have all thought this way. *I* am guilty of this myself. But you know what? We all need to GET OVER IT.
Everyone needs to realize something — people buy MULTIPLE PRODUCTS when they are interested in something. So why shouldn’t *YOU* get paid when they do?
When is the last time you went to the bookstore to buy a book or magazine on an interest that you had and you left the store with only ONE COPY of something?
That’s right, you probably bought more than one on almost every occasion you can think of. Customers are the same way. So don’t be afraid to send offers to your customers.
This is a FACT: the more offers you send to your customers, the more money you will make.
Start displaying related offers on your order form “Thank You” pages and you’ll instantly boost your income.
I did this recently on ONE of my sites and it added an additional $3,500/month in net income. I simply took an order form “Thank You” page that had only said, “Thank you for your order.” (and some other minor stuff) and added a promotion for a “Recommended” product. This was an affiliate product that I earned a commission on when my customers visited the link and then made a purchase.
Here’s something else for you to understand…
When people are ordering from you, their TRUST and RESPECT for you is at an all-time high. If you “recommend” another product for them to buy at this time (right after they placed an order with you), not only will they trust your recommendation (by the way, make sure it’s a solid product you are recommending) but they are also still in the “buying mood” and will be more likely to buy something else at that moment.
After making this minor modification to one of my own “Thank You” pages, I am now making this additional income day after day. All I did was make use of some precious online real estate that I was overlooking — i.e. WASTING.
So take a closer look at your web site and marketing process and find places that you are not effectively using to promote your other products or affiliate products.
I’d be willing to bet that there’s some “unused” online real estate you can go take advantage of right now that would allow you to INSTANTLY make more money from the same traffic you are already receiving.
So what are you waiting for? Stop reading this email and go put up an offer on that unused space. Yes, NOW.
John Reese is an Internet Marketing pioneer that has been actively marketing online since 1990. John has sold millions of dollars worth of products and services online and his network of Web Sites have received over 1.4 BILLION Web Site visitors since their inception. You can learn more about John and his home study courses by visiting MarketingSecrets.com.
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