Introduction Archive

  • A common question when someone is setting up a new business is about the mark up percentage on their inventory, and if it’s been done correctly. There really is no wrong answer! There are some strategies that could come into play, and should be considered before really setting up the store. Certain forms of marketing will be less competitive than others and you can see large mark up opportunities like 120-150%. Other forms of marketing will be much more competitive, a dollar could be the difference in selling an item or not and you can still make money with a 35%...

    Pricing your inventory

    A common question when someone is setting up a new business is about the mark up percentage on their inventory, and if it’s been done correctly. There really is no wrong answer! There are some strategies that could come into play, and should be considered before really setting up the store. Certain forms of marketing will be less competitive than others and you can see large mark up opportunities like 120-150%. Other forms of marketing will be much more competitive, a dollar could be the difference in selling an item or not and you can still make money with a 35%...

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  • Welcome to the AIS partnership program. I want to personally welcome you and wish you success and good fortune with your new business venture. By joining AIS you accomplished more in one day than you could have in months had you chosen to take on this endeavor on your own. Our system allows you to start your business immediately focusing your energy on marketing instead of overcoming the obstacles of creating your website. All other issues such as technology, payment processing, customer service, inventory and order processing are handled by us. Our program is based on a partnership model and...

    Part 1 – Getting Started Introduction

    Welcome to the AIS partnership program. I want to personally welcome you and wish you success and good fortune with your new business venture. By joining AIS you accomplished more in one day than you could have in months had you chosen to take on this endeavor on your own. Our system allows you to start your business immediately focusing your energy on marketing instead of overcoming the obstacles of creating your website. All other issues such as technology, payment processing, customer service, inventory and order processing are handled by us. Our program is based on a partnership model and...

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  • Nothing in life is free. One of the most common misconceptions about online businesses and work at home opportunities is that you will get rich by doing nothing at all.  Many people are lured in by ads with fancy cars, homes and beautiful woman promising unimaginable wealth for a one time fee!  Think about it, the only people making money with these programs are the company offering it.  If it was that easy to get rich, we would ALL be wealthy! So if you joined this program expecting to get rich doing nothing, chances are, you will be disappointed.  Nothing...

    Part 2 – Set Realistic Goals

    Nothing in life is free. One of the most common misconceptions about online businesses and work at home opportunities is that you will get rich by doing nothing at all.  Many people are lured in by ads with fancy cars, homes and beautiful woman promising unimaginable wealth for a one time fee!  Think about it, the only people making money with these programs are the company offering it.  If it was that easy to get rich, we would ALL be wealthy! So if you joined this program expecting to get rich doing nothing, chances are, you will be disappointed.  Nothing...

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  • While this manual is meant to focus on marketing, it would not be complete if we didn’t at least touch base on the importance of how you setup your website. First impressions are everything. Therefore, it is important to set your site up in a way that will appeal to your target customers. We will briefly touch on this topic since a thorough analysis would be far too exhaustive for this manual. As we mentioned a moment ago, first impressions are everything.   Internet shoppers have a very low tolerance and are “click happy”. What I mean by this is...

    Part 3 – Setting Up Your Website

    While this manual is meant to focus on marketing, it would not be complete if we didn’t at least touch base on the importance of how you setup your website. First impressions are everything. Therefore, it is important to set your site up in a way that will appeal to your target customers. We will briefly touch on this topic since a thorough analysis would be far too exhaustive for this manual. As we mentioned a moment ago, first impressions are everything.   Internet shoppers have a very low tolerance and are “click happy”. What I mean by this is...

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  • The first thing you need to do is determine which marketing strategy you will pursue. If you have some money that you are willing to invest and want instant traffic to your website, I would recommend that you set up a pay per click campaign(ppc).  At the end of this manual, I have included links to tutorials about pay per click advertising which you can use to guide you while you set these accounts up.  If you choose to use ppc advertising, please carefully read and follow the instructions as it can be confusing to those that are new to...

    Part 4 – Marketing Your Website

    The first thing you need to do is determine which marketing strategy you will pursue. If you have some money that you are willing to invest and want instant traffic to your website, I would recommend that you set up a pay per click campaign(ppc).  At the end of this manual, I have included links to tutorials about pay per click advertising which you can use to guide you while you set these accounts up.  If you choose to use ppc advertising, please carefully read and follow the instructions as it can be confusing to those that are new to...

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  • Now remember that there are many other search engines and directories out there.  So you will still want to spend some time each day searching for different places that you can submit your website to.  I would recommend that you devote at least some time each day submitting your website to at least one or two new directories or engines.  It may seem trivial now, but if you keep doing this consistently, overtime it will result in more traffic and thus more sales.  The best part about this is that it is free. You are simply investing a little of...

    Part 5 – Marketing Your Website

    Now remember that there are many other search engines and directories out there.  So you will still want to spend some time each day searching for different places that you can submit your website to.  I would recommend that you devote at least some time each day submitting your website to at least one or two new directories or engines.  It may seem trivial now, but if you keep doing this consistently, overtime it will result in more traffic and thus more sales.  The best part about this is that it is free. You are simply investing a little of...

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  • So now you know the basics of how a search engine determines your website ranking.  We handle most of these factors.  So that leaves you with the task of getting as many relevant, quality inbound links to your website as possible.  The benefits of building inbound links are two fold.  First, it will generate traffic to your website because people will see your link on other people’s websites.  Many of them will click the link and visit your website!  The second benefit is that it will increase your ranking with the search engines!  So you may be thinking, “How do...

    Part 6 – Marketing Your Website

    So now you know the basics of how a search engine determines your website ranking.  We handle most of these factors.  So that leaves you with the task of getting as many relevant, quality inbound links to your website as possible.  The benefits of building inbound links are two fold.  First, it will generate traffic to your website because people will see your link on other people’s websites.  Many of them will click the link and visit your website!  The second benefit is that it will increase your ranking with the search engines!  So you may be thinking, “How do...

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  • On day one, we primarily covered search engine marketing and link building. Today, we are going to shift gears and take a different approach.  I’m sure you are familiar with Ebay.  Did you know that Ebay has a section devoted to adult products?  Some of our most successful clients are making a killing simply by selling products on Ebay!  The best part about it is that you never have to stock inventory. You simply place Ebay auctions and sell the products and we dropship the orders directly to your customers. So day two will be devoted to Ebay. It’s a...

    Part 7 – Marketing Your Website

    On day one, we primarily covered search engine marketing and link building. Today, we are going to shift gears and take a different approach.  I’m sure you are familiar with Ebay.  Did you know that Ebay has a section devoted to adult products?  Some of our most successful clients are making a killing simply by selling products on Ebay!  The best part about it is that you never have to stock inventory. You simply place Ebay auctions and sell the products and we dropship the orders directly to your customers. So day two will be devoted to Ebay. It’s a...

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  • Craigslist.org is by far the largest online classifieds website in the world. It generates millions of visitors every single day!  It is definitely a great way to get some free traffic to your website.  Craigslist was created to be a local classifieds website. This means that users are expected to only post ads that are local.  So if you live in Dallas, Texas, you should only place ads in Dallas.  They will remove ads from users who post to multiple cities so stick with one city only!  People who repeatedly attempt to place ads in multiple cities can even be...

    Part 8 – Marketing Your website

    Craigslist.org is by far the largest online classifieds website in the world. It generates millions of visitors every single day!  It is definitely a great way to get some free traffic to your website.  Craigslist was created to be a local classifieds website. This means that users are expected to only post ads that are local.  So if you live in Dallas, Texas, you should only place ads in Dallas.  They will remove ads from users who post to multiple cities so stick with one city only!  People who repeatedly attempt to place ads in multiple cities can even be...

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  • We are off to a good start.  By now you should have auctions running on Ebay, ads posted on Craigslist and your website has been submitted to the major search engines.  Hopefully, you are spending sometime each day building your inbound links and submitting your site to various directories and search engines. Today I would like to focus on social marketing strategies.  As I mentioned earlier, it is a great way to generate traffic for free!MySpace.com MySpace is currently one or the largest online social community. It is easy to use and can be a very powerful networking tool.  Setting...

    Part 9 – Marketing Your Website

    We are off to a good start.  By now you should have auctions running on Ebay, ads posted on Craigslist and your website has been submitted to the major search engines.  Hopefully, you are spending sometime each day building your inbound links and submitting your site to various directories and search engines. Today I would like to focus on social marketing strategies.  As I mentioned earlier, it is a great way to generate traffic for free!MySpace.com MySpace is currently one or the largest online social community. It is easy to use and can be a very powerful networking tool.  Setting...

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