No virtual walls that tell the robot where to go and where not to go is a common problem, mentioned in reviews of the top products! Lack of a remote control was also a common ‘con.’ However, the virtual wall came up again and again and again. Therefore, I imagine that you could sell anyone who owns a vacuum robot a system that works as a virtual wall, so their robot only cleans a predefined space.
So, what could you do? Record a . Or, you can do a that you need to build epic sandcastles. You could even come up with some that people can use to make building epic sandcastles a whole lot easier. The question is…will people pay for it? In order to not end up doing a great series of sandcastle videos that no one wants to buy, you have to first validate your idea.
Take the URL from one of the sandcastle posts on Buzzsumo and plug it into a tool called Topsy. Topsy then shows you a list of all of the people who tweeted that link. You can then directly tell them about your idea, by hitting the reply button… Make sure that you ask them whether or not they would not just if they like it.
If they respond with a yes, you need to directly follow up with an ask to buy. When people are interested in your product, give them a chance to buy. You can simply use Pay, Pal and say you’re going to build it if you get a certain amount of orders.
There are a ton of steps to follow for creating a product and this isn’t an entrepreneurship guide, but I want to point you to some good starters. I’ll only give you resources for starting digital products, because I don’t want you to waste precious time and money on creating a physical product on your first try 🙂 These are good starting points.
Once you have the product created and delivered to your initial buyers, it’s time to open up the affiliate network. The tech part is the easy thing here. With tools like Gumroad or Digital Product Delivery, you can easily set up affiliate program partners and allow them to collect commissions.
Do you think there’s anyone out there who sells something remotely related? Actually, there is. When you enter “learn to build sandcastles,” into a search engine, several sites pop up that . Like Sand Sculpt USA, which offers sandcastle building lessons… or Sand, Castle Lessons, which offers a class on the same subject.
You can simply send them an email, introduce yourself and your product and ask them if they want to partner on a sale together, where you’ll share revenue. Affiliate commissions of 50% or higher are very common with digital products because you have no cost of replication. Don’t be greedy here, split the pot evenly and everyone wins.
Similarly to becoming a merchant, there are also 4 steps that you can take to start your journey as an affiliate marketer. First, you need to . That can be done on a You, Tube channel, on a blog or even just using live streams on Periscope. Second, you have to so that you can connect with your audience at any time you want and don’t have to hope for them to see your content.
Finally, once your affiliate marketing business starts making money, you can scale your growth with . It’s easier to get started as an affiliate because you’re skipping the ‘have an idea’ and ‘creating an idea’ parts of becoming a merchant. You , so all that you have to do get started is to publicly talk about them.
Just search for “best hair straightener,” and have a look: This blog reviews flat irons for straightening hair (for women). How specific of a blog is that? She can relate to the product, as she needs to straighten her own hair. And, if she does her research well, the blog not only ranks highly in the search engines but also .
If you’ve known a person for a long time and trust them and know their work is great, then that’s a different thing. When you write reviews on your blog, you can use an to link to the products that you promote. You can recognize them on other blogs by the long “/ref…” tail, at the end of the regular link.
But, if you find a way to contact your audience directly, you can market to them whenever you like, not just when they come to your website. This is where step 2 comes in. Email is still one of the best marketing channels today, so don’t miss out on it.