Learning Curve With New Internet Marketing Course (AffiloJetPack) Purchased



I had recently decided to purchase Mark Ling's AffiloJetPack, and as I go through the course, I realize that there is so many things I hadn't taken action with and hadn't connected the dots - maybe that's why I hadn't "cracked" the make money online code.

I've been very skewed on Solo Build It (previously known as Site Build It), and their strength was amazing when it comes to search engine optimization with well-written keyword-rich article marketing (the earlier post on this website was how I get about 8000+ page views per month writing 400+ articles for one of my Solo Build It websites).

...but I had likely been leaving money on the table, because I was relying on the site visitors to read my reviews/info and then buy from the affiliate links in the articles.

I think the picture isn't complete.

Thing is, people take more than 7-10 times of exposure to a buying opportunity before they actually take action, unless they're very ready to buy, and that means that I'm sort of "wasting 80-90% of my visitors", because if they don't buy this time, they may not come back, and they're gone for good likely.

So the way around it is to capture emails, to build a relationship with my readers/visitors, provide them value over time, and as I find good products and/or good offers, to offer them to my list, and then the list can consider buying.

And that's what I learnt from AffiloJetPack, and I think their few strongest deliverables is:

  • showing the top 18 tried-and-tested/proven niches

  • providing you "cheat sheet" article writing guide for 20 articles

  • ****90+ pre-written and tested email autoresponder, good enough for 1 year of emailing

  • and pre-loading that into their Fluttermail account which you have to buy to enjoy the automation of AffiloJetPack's support pre-loading it for you (though you need to install the squeeze and optin widgets yourself in your WordPress sites).

At this point in writing, I am having problems using Fluttermail, and even with testing, it seems that my autoresponders aren't working (I signed up to my own optin page to test and hadn't received any emails to date) - quite sure that it's me and that I'm not using it very well. I am thinking of porting over to GetResponse which is slightly more expensive but is more intuitive and easier to use compared to Fluttermail, but I have to manually upload the 90+ pre-written emails BUT I'm not going to let that be an excuse to deter me.

The other option is to install AffiloTheme (provided with AJP) on NigelChua.com but (1) it makes the website really slow plus the design is really old too and more importantly (tried it 3-4 times, but it's not working very well too), (2) the problem above persists (optin page not linking to pre-written autoresponders) and its pretty hard to use (to me) though I think AJP students who follow the system as-is shouldn't have any problems like I do (as I'm using AJP's internet marketing newsletter in NigelChua.com which is not hosted on AJP's server - causing more technical hiccups. If you use it on AJP's own servers, I think it'd be less hassle)

So right now, I am deliberating using GetResponse and slowly and manually porting the emails over - more control though more slow.

Overall I am happy with my experience of AffiloJetPack, and I think it is a great educational program teaching students how to make money online, and the core deliverables are as above, which is different from Solo Build It and self-hosted WordPress which are mainly tools BUT doesn't show you what niches are good, nor provide you with the pre-written emails and installing them for you.

I will write a full review on it later, now is time to execute and do until I've more results to share with you - after all, that's what this site is about right =D

At my understanding in life and on making money online - I will not give up. I will keep on pressing forward.

Where to next?

  1. Back to NigelChua Home Page

  2. Contact me by email at (even just to say hi) nigel@nigelchua.com

  3. See the latest articles and updates at the blog

  4. Check out all the resources and tools I use

  5. See my top two resources below: Wealthy Affiliate (left) and Solo Build It (right) - both have very specific strengths and functions

Wealthy affiliate: #1 to learn how to build profitable wordpress online businesses

Wealthy Affiliate is my recommended for WordPress online businesses.

I've been a premium member of Wealthy Affiliate since 2015 and there are a number of pros to be with them, which you can read at my Wealthy Affiliate review here.

One of my favorite points of WA is that they have a try-before-you-buy forever-free membership which you can sign up here for free. No credit card needed.

solo build it (sbi): #1 for offline businesses local search engine ranking, traffic and lead generation

Solo Build It (SBI) is my #1 tool for local search engine optimization (SEO) domination as well for online marketing which I've been using since 2010 personally for multiple projects.

Read why I chose Solo Build It...

...and more importantly, why I still stay with Solo Build It (SBI) till today and use them exclusively for all my SEO, traffic and e-lead generation.


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Name: Wealthy Affiliate

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I've been a premium Wealthy Affiliate member since 2015, read my Wealthy Affiliate Review here.

I recommend them if you want to learn how to make money online.

Better still, you can try Wealthy Affiliate for free here.



Solo Build it (SBI)

Solo Build It!

Solo Build It is my #1 tool for local search engine optimization (SEO) domination as well for online marketing which I've been using since 2010 personally for multiple projects.

Read why I chose Solo Build It...and more importantly, why I still stay with Solo Build It (SBI) till today and use them exclusively for all my SEO, traffic and e-lead generation.



GetResponse Email Marketing

Building a relationship with your audience, customers and readers are highly important for any offline and online business, and I recommend GetResponse for their services, great price, ease-of-use.

Try GetResponse today (1st month free)

Bonus: learn how to use an email autoresponder



Google Suite

Google Suite (GSuite) is THE recommended Google tools for email, calendar, documents, sheets - for productivity  and communication.

GSuite/GMail one month free trial available here.



Shopify

Shopify has made it very easy to start an ecommerce business, solving most of the tech and logistical barriers and even has product suppliers with Oberlo!

Try Shopify today

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