Go To Adsense Home | Add to Favorites
Kids And Online Marketers
Kids and Online Marketing
I’m sure many online marketers have kids and they often come over to the desk when you are busy working online to ask questions like “what are you doing dad/mom” etc.
How many of us actually tell them what we are doing or better yet show them?
I have been guilty of being “to busy” to answer questions or saying not right now daddy’s busy.
All this changed the first time I actually took the time to explain to my daughter just exactly what I was doing.
My daughter has some “challenges” that I won’t go into here but the result of me explaining a little bit of what I do and why to her has been no less than inspiring to me.
She took an interest in this whole marketing thing, especially wondering why people buy things and what makes them buy one item instead of a similar one.
We have had lots of conversations about this and looked at lots of products and ads, everything from tv, ebay, online sites and even the wso’s on the forum. We’ve discussed Christmas and observed the transformation of stores and tv ads during the holiday season.
She has learned a lot about.
* Integrity and honesty in promoting a product and many of the various ways to get the attention of the viewer.
* How a buyer that feels fooled or cheated won’t be back and will tell people they know not to buy from you.
* Wanting to belong to a group” – she was sitting next to me when I signed up for the Alliance forum and witnessed first hand how building anticipation and exclusivity can work.
* Selling something you are passionate about - how it won’t seem like work and you will probably have a better chance of success when the passion you have for a product show’s through.
Soon all these evening conversations and lessons lead to Stephanie wanting her own website to sell something from.
First she needed some money to launch her site. At the time I was an active power seller on ebay. Her little brother Thomas James was really into Bionicles (a toy) and was always cruising ebay looking for a deal on the latest Bionicle. One night we were at Wal-Mart and as usual in the Bionicle section with Thomas. The little toys were on sell at less than half price. Stephanie suggested that we could buy them and sell them on ebay. We did, we bought them all and sold almost all of them at retail or above. She helped design the ad and suggested posing some out of the boxes for pictures and was involved in the design of the auction ad. Enough was made to start her website. More ebay auctions followed to raise a few more dollars.
After some discussion Stephanie decided what she wanted her website to be about.
She decided on:
* The pet niche – an area she is definitely passionate about (three dogs, hamsters, guinea pigs, fish and turtles make their home with us).
* She picked out several private label products and click bank products to promote.
* She chose the domain name freepettips.com
* She bought the website to use a starting point for her site (she picked it out from ebay for $25). You can see the beginnings here. http://tomdean.net/Pets (it’s not finished this is just the starting point) but it will be up and running soon on her domain.
Her site will be online soon and will include private label products about dog care, click bank products, resell rights products for dog/cat recipes, articles, adsense, and two of her very on products written for her but based on what she wanted them to include. One is on buying and caring for hamsters the other is on guinea pigs and includes plans for the guinea pigs home and an outdoor guinea pig play box. Of course I will be the one to finish up the site and get it on the web but the concept, product selection, chosen design and her products were all decided on by her. Think of all she will be learning from this process that she is involved with every step of the way.
Many of her own graphics will be used on the site and in the products. She went from coloring graphics with crayons (her other passion) to drawing them in a paint program using a pen mouse that she purchased from her ebay proceeds.
All of this from dad just answering some questions and deciding not to say “I’m busy right now”.
I know we all get busy and stressed especially when that site is just not working out or your latest mailing didn’t do much for you. But take some time when the little one ask what you are up to. You may be surprised by how much they are really interested in what you are doing and how much your time means to them. You will also be surprised with what they can teach you if you just listen.
* My daughter is 11. She is currently taking art class and learning to draw online with a mouse pen using photo impact and ms paint along with getting her website ready to launch.
(A proud dad)
About the author:
Tom Dean publishes the Viral Marketing Newsletter.
You can get Free Templates-Tools-Headers Complete Websites at his website
Source: Article Directory
The Basics Of Making Money With Blogs And Adsense
Copyright 2005 Mal KeenanGoogle AdSense is undoubtedly the most popular Pay Per Click (PPC) program in the industry today. By enrolling your site under the said program, AdSense will display a series of ads on your pages. You stand to earn every time a visitor of your clicks on these ads.They don’t have to buy anything, mind you. They just have to click on the ads and nothing more. These ads are by no means random. They are contextually relevant, meaning, they are assigned based on their relevancy to the subject of your site.Could a blog substitute for regular sites when it comes to making money through AdSense? Yes people, blogs can a...
Google Adsense – The Text Link Ad With Clout
Author - J.E. Johnson(c) 2004. All rights reserved. www.SponsorDirectory.comWebmasters place advertisements on their site to (hopefully!) help their web site visitors find additional information and products that are relevant to their site’s theme and therefore what those visitors came to their website looking for. Of course, it also helps if those advertisements also make money for the webmaster! Unfortunately, serving advertisements online isn't always easy. Many advertisement companies offering the service of placing ads on our sites...
Why It's A Bad Idea To Promote Hot Selling Products On Ebay
Copyright 2005 Alexis DawesDo a quick search on Google, Yahoo, or your favorite auction resource site, and ...
|Adsense - How To Legally Sell An Affiliate Product On Ebay|
If you're involved as an affiliate for any product, you've probably wrestled with how you can sell the product on eBay.After all, eBay offers you a massive potential audience of 147 million members. And people who read about your product will likely have found it by searching thus saying they are interested in the product area in which your product resides.The bad news, however, is that there is no easy way to market affiliate products on eBay!First of all, if you haven't heard of affiliate selling, here's a very quick description of how it works. Fundamentally, selling an affiliate product requires that you get interested buyers to click on a special link. This link takes the person to the product owner's sales page. More importantly, the link also contains your uni...
|Adsense - Learn To Make Money On Ebay|
So you want to sell stuff on eBay, but you have two minorproblems: you don't know how and you don't have stuff. Not aproblem. Keep reading for some tips to get you pointed in theright direction to learn to make money on eBay.Before you begin you’ll need some basic equipment: Computer,Internet access, digital camera, and some space to put yourstuff. ...
|Adsense - Can You Really Make Money Selling New Release Cd's & Dvd's On Ebay?|
Being an active eBayer, I am often being asked about products to sell. A common question is "Where can I purchase products such as new release CD's DVD's and Video Games for Playstation and X box at a 75% to 100% discount. Well folks, this sort of discount on this type of merchandise is not available from Wholesalers or Dropshippers. The reason being, the competitive nature of the electronics industry, and simple supply and demand.Still with the tremendous popularity of these products and their ease to package and ship, people want to sell them. So where can you find these products at a great price? Liquidators! Ye...
|Adsense - How To Write Ebay Auction Descriptions That Get Bids|
The first thing you need to do is write an auction title.This is the most important part of your auction. If your title doesn't interest anyone no-one will read your ad.You could have written the most compelling auction description ever written. But unless anyone reads it you'll get no sales.All professional ad writers agree that the title is 9x more important than the ad itself. Before you read a newspaper article, what's the first thing you read?That's right. The headlines. Only when a headline interests you will you attempt to read the actual article.The most effective way of coming up with the best titleThe best way is follow the...
|Adsense - Ebay Secrets Revealed|
! It is rumored that the top affiliate at eBay made over $1 million dollars in January 2004. Who wouldn't like to know his eBay secrets? In fact, it is estimated that the top 10 eBay affiliates all earn over $100,000 per month.In a world where average men and women commute to jobs they hate, knowing eBay secrets to generating extra income is of major interest. If at least 75% of people hate waking...
|Adsense - Adlink Success - A New Advertising Style From Google Adsense|
There is a new advertising style from Google Adsense that is available in your Adsense panel, it is called “Google Ad Links.”This new ad sy...
|Adsense - When Is 'spying On Your Competition' A Complete Waste Of Time?|
Copyright 2005 Ron Hutton Your brain screams "Gimme Fast", "Gimme Easy", "Do it for me automatically"! So when you see the headline that reads... "Imagine Spying On Your Competition To Build A Massive Targeted Keyword List Of 3000 Or More Keywords On Auto-Pilot... In 10 Minutes Or Less And Skyrocket Your Adsense Profits Quickly And Easily" You think "Hmmmm. Sounds good. Looks intriguing..." "Never Build Another Keyword List The Slow And Hard Way!" Gosh. Is it possible? "You must understand that this is a numbers game." O.K. Now tell me something not quite so obvious. The above headlines and subheadlines are quoted directly from a sales letter for a relatively new piece of software (no names will be mentioned here) that's in...
|Adsense - A Smart Trick For Attracting Higher Paying Adsense Ads|
There are no guarantees in life, so I don’t guarantee that following these tips will bring you more money every time. However, I do guarantee that they will greatly ...