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Posted By: Phil In Response To: Re: Dave's cool little web site (Terry)
Wednesday, 5 April 2006, at 7:07 p.m.
In Response To: Re: Dave's cool little web site (Terry)
Actually I already found the site to order the web page, but I didn't know if anyone had experience with it. Was it worth the money and did it work.
> Here's an article I wrote about them in early march:
> Profiting From eBay's Affiliate Program
> I meant to get this email out last weekend, but got distracted by
> life. This started out as a short note to let you know the eBay
> mastermind series is open for new subscribers, but I've added a
> short article about eBay's affiliate program.
> Before we get started some information about the eBay Mastermind
> openings. There are 21 CDs of the latest interview left. Rather
> than throw them out - I don't sell back issues, I've decided to
> let 21 people into the program. If you order now you'll get the
> bonuses listed on the website plus a fantastic interview with
> Gary Hendrickson on buying antiques and collectibles in stores to
> resell on eBay.
> If you've wanted to subscribe, now is your chance. Here's a link:
> WARNING - I am only going to keep that link open until the 21
> open slots are filled or until March 3rd. If you don't get in,
> you'll have to wait until at least April, probably May to become
> a mastermind subscriber.
> Now for the article. . .
> Did you know eBay has recently changed their affiliate program?
> If you have a website, you can get paid for sending bidders to
> eBay. eBay used to pay 10 cents when you sent someone over who
> bid. Now they don't pay per bid, they pay a percentage of the
> auction fees if you sent the high bidder.
> This is much better. Let me tell you why. . .
> I send bidders to eBay from one of my orphan sites. By orphan
> site, I mean I don't spend any time on it. I built the site years
> ago, and now concentrate on other activities so the site just
> sits there.
> I just looked for the results for one day. Valentines day. I sent
> three high bidders to eBay on Feb 14th and got three commissions
> - 1.28, 3.05 and 4.36 for a total of $8.69.
> Even better, that's for just one day. In February my daily income
> ranged from a low of 29 cents to a high of $28.36. The average is
> just over eight dollars a day.
> It adds up. So far this year I've earned over $500.
> Not bad from I built a website years ago, and haven't done
> anything to for over 16 months. If I spent a few hours driving
> more traffic to my site, my income would surely go up. (Note to
> self - block out some time to work on site.)
> Now when I built that website, I spent weeks sitting in front of
> the computer chain smoking and drinking coffee late into the
> night. (It was a labor of love.)
> But, you can capture some of this eBay largess much easier.
> Back in October, I interviewed Tim Knox for the Mastermind series
> and since then we've become friends and frequently talk on the
> phone. I was on the phone with Tim Knox last week, and he
> mentioned his assistant's website.
> Tim's assistant Dave built a website to get eBay commissions. He
> also set the site up so it has google ads, and sells ebooks in
> order to add income sources.
> What a great idea. But Tim made Dave take it a step further. You
> see once people started hearing about the site, they wanted Dave
> to help them set up sites for them.
> Tim told Dave he couldn't spend his time at work helping
> others build sites, so if he wanted to help others he had to
> make it easy.
> Did I tell you Dave is a really bright computer nerd? He can even
> confuse me - actually that's not really as hard as it sounds.
> Anyway, Dave wrote a program so anyone can have a site like his
> with almost no effort. Just fill out a simple form and Dave's
> wonder program builds a site.
> That's a lot easier than endless nights of coffee and cigarettes
> hunched in front of a computer.
> If you'd like to have Dave set up a site for you, check out
> this page:
> Little Dave's Website
> That's all for now.
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