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-- Table of Contents -I II III Getting Started How I Got Started The Secrets of Online Wealth Working Smarter Creating Your Leverage Unleashing the Internet Profitable Products Automation is Your Secret Four Components of Online Business IV Five Steps to Online Wealth Setting Goals and Your Commitment Automating Your Websites Building Your List Selecting Your Products Getting Customers and Money V The $50,000 Plan 5 10 14 14 15 16 19 24 26 28 28 31 47 50 58 61

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--- ATTENTION ---

1 on 1 Mentoring Program
The fastest way to assure your online success is to work 1 on 1 with our team of Experienced Internet Gurus.
We take you by the hand and turn complete beginners into MONEY MAKING EXPERTS.

NOTICE:
This is NOT available to everyone. You must qualify. We have a high success rate because we only take qualified people.

• • • • •

You get your own personal coach. You get weekly training and coaching sessions. You learn the insider secrets to making money. We are with you all the way, until you succeed. We are committed to your success.

So How Do You Qualify? Go here for more details: http://www.SmartMoneyCoaching.com

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LEGAL NOTICE
This book was written and copyrighted by Wayne Van Dyck. Published by Six Degrees Media Inc. in Sausalito, Ca. Neither party makes any representations that readers will achieve the same results presented in this publication. Readers will achieve results based on many factors beyond those presented in the examples herein. Neither the author nor Six Degrees Media Inc. makes any representations or warranties that purchaser or reader will achieve similar or identical results. Your results will be dependant upon your current level of experience and knowledge, how much time and effort you commit, and how much money you are willing to invest. We do not subscribe to the “get rich quick” school of thought. The purchaser and reader of this material assumes responsibility for the interpretation and use of the information contained herein. In addition, adherence to all applicable laws and regulations (federal, state and local), business practices, and all other aspects of doing business is the sole responsibility of the purchaser or reader. Nothing contained herein is to be intended as a source of legal or accounting information. All users are advised to retain their own counsel to determine what state and local laws may apply to setting up and operating the user’s particular business. While we have made every effort to verify the information herein, we assume no responsibility for errors, omissions or contrary interpretations of the content.

Copyright: © How To Make Your First $50K Online and Six Degrees Media Inc.

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Getting Started
Congratulations! You’ve made a very wise decision to invest in your financial future. You’ve taken the first step to freedom and independence. And the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed about. With this guide I’ll give the strategies and tools to start earning real money online. You’ll be able to start making money from home, working the hours you choose, and making as much as you want. Best of all, you’ll learn how to automate your income so that it continues while you sleep… or go to the beach… or play golf.

Unique Opportunity
Never before has this been possible. You have a unique opportunity that’s been created by the Internet and the exploding demand for all kinds of information. And now powerful and inexpensive computer programs eliminate the need

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to hire employees, allowing you to make A LOT of money from home. And if you create automated sites, you can make money while you sleep… or play. There are already hundreds of thousands of people, just like you, making five and six figure incomes from their homes. Some of my friends are even making seven figures (that’s millions) from their homes. I want to be clear right up front. Most people don’t ever make $1 online. Why’s that? While there are many reasons, the biggest one is that while many people read and dream of creating online wealth, most never take the actions required. You have to take ACTION to make money.

This is NOT a Get Rich QUICK Program
Most people find it difficult to give up watching TV or hanging with friends. They find it hard to put in the time it takes to succeed. Many think that going online is a way to get rich quickly, which means they give up when the cash doesn’t come rolling in the first week. This NOT a “get rich quick” program, but it is a “get rich” program.

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I can tell you, first hand, that if you’re willing to give up a few nights out and turn off the TV a few times a week and spend it instead, in front of your computer, building your online business, it will be well worth it. Let’s try a little exercise. Imagine how you’ll feel a year or two from now when you have multiple streams of automated income continually filling your bank account while you sleep, spend time with your family or travel. Just close your eyes for a minute. Can you see that? Is that worth giving up some nights in front of the TV?

How Much Can I Make?
Now that you’ve decided to join the online world, you can make as much as you want. You can make $1,000 a month or $100,000 a month, it’s totally up to you. The leverage of the Internet and powerful home computers now makes this possible. It all depends on your commitment and how much TV you give up. Unlike most of the moneymaking courses and work-at-home programs out there, I have done what I will be teaching you.

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Like everyone, I struggled in the beginning. (As you will see.) Now my income is bigger than it’s ever been and growing fast. So what you’re about to learn comes from my first-hand experience. It cost me tens of thousands of dollars and thousands of hours to acquire. But if you pay attention and follow my advice, I’ll show you some strategies and technologies that will save you lots of time, money and heartache. I titled this book How To Make Your First $50,000 Online because that’s that hardest part, making that first $50K. If you can make $50K, then you can make a million, because you’ll have cracked the code. Then you do the same thing 20 more times. And with the leverage of the Internet and the tools I’m about to share with you, that should be easy.

The Hard Part
It’s cracking the code to that first $50K that’s the hard part. But if you follow the plan I’ll be laying out, you can crack it in six-totwelve months. You’ll know when you’ve cracked it because you’ll be making $3K to $5K a month working part time. Now think what that means. If you crack the code, you’ll have

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a real shot at a million -- and true financial freedom. So I’ve taken all the things I’ve learned about getting started and complied them into this book. In addition, I’ve assembled lots of information on the membership site -- that you got if you purchased this book. So let’s get you started… by first seeing how I got started.

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How I Got Started
When I decided to go online to make money, I was already over sixty. I’d lost my job when my company was reorganized. And I was finding it difficult to get a new one with most companies wanting younger people. I took that as the opportunity to change my lifestyle and get more control over my life and time. In looking at my options, I saw that there were three major ways to make money.

The Three Options
1) Buy a franchise, 2) go into real estate or 3) play the stock market. Buying a franchise required a sizeable upfront investment. However… the biggest drawbacks were the hours of operation and the limited upside. I’d be tied to working during business hours and unable to move elsewhere until I sold the business.

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Real estate has been the source of many great fortunes… but it was clear it would take considerable money and time to get started. And I could see the real estate boom was coming to an end. And, of course, you need quite a bit of capital to play the stock market and actually still be able to take some out. I didn’t have that kind of money. About this time I was beginning to hear about people going onto the Internet and creating home businesses, where they were making huge amounts of money from home. That sounded kind’a cool.

My First Internet Seminar
That’s when I went to my first Internet seminar and actually talked to people making money on the Web. Boy was that an eye opener. After three days of sitting in that hotel room I was both totally excited… and overwhelmed. I’d met real people making real money from their computers at

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home… so I knew it was possible. At the same time I was overwhelmed by the amount of information and all the things there were to learn. I had no idea how to start. Wanting to get on the fast track, I joined a mentoring program lead by Alex Mandossian and Armand Morin, two of the most successful people online. They both make millions from their homes. At the end of my first six months I had quite a few sites online selling various affiliate products and my own information products. The only problem was, I wasn’t making any money.

I Almost Crashed and Burned
In total frustration I went to Alex and explained that I was ready to admit defeat and throw in the towel. Luckily, at that meeting, he gave me the secret to making money online, which you’ll learn shortly. Thankfully I listened and then… TOOK ACTION. (This is why mentoring is so valuable and why we offer it to those of you who are qualified. (See the Notice on Page 3.) Without that mentoring program I would not be where I am today.

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Based on that meeting, I went back and changed my whole approach, and today my income is just shy of a million dollars a year. I live on a houseboat in San Francisco Bay, and I’m having a ball living the lifestyle I used to dream about. Bottom line, if this old dog can learn the new tricks of the Internet, so can you. You now have the opportunity to make the kind of money you deserve. You’ve taken the first step, now it’s time get to work. In the next chapter, you’ll learn the insider secrets to making money online. We’ll look at working smarter (instead of harder), we’ll look at getting leverage, we’ll look at why the Internet is the ONLY place get that kind of leverage, we’ll look at the most profitable products to sell. Then we’ll look at automating your online income, which is the ULTIMATE LEVERAGE.

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The Secrets to Online Wealth
Working Smarter
If you want more money in your life, there are only two legal ways to get it. Work HARDER or… work SMARTER. If you work HARDER, you’ll need to spend more time doing what people pay you to do for them… or raise your rates… or both. The problem is, you only have a limited number of hours you can sell. Sure you can raise your rates, if you offer more service, but you’re severely limited as to how much you can make this way. If you can charge $40/hr. for what you do, then the most you can make in a year is about $80,000-to-$100,000, and still have some time to eat and sleep. If on the other hand you want to work less and MAKE MORE, or if you want to get RICH, there is only ONE WAY. You need to work SMARTER. That’s exactly how rich people get rich. They work SMARTER, not harder.

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So you want the kind of lifestyle that you’ve always dreamed about? Then you need to commit to working SMARTER. And that’s what I’m here to help you do. Developing a strategy and getting the right tools is working SMARTER. Just by reading this book you’re already starting to work SMARTER. Getting some instruction and guidance from people with experience is working SMARTER. Spending your time and money learning is working SMARTER.

Creating Your Leverage
The key to working SMARTER is learning about and using leverage. Successful, rich people have learned the secrets of leverage. Leverage is finding ways to make more money with less effort and less time. There are many kinds of leverage: there’s mechanical leverage, there’s organizational leverage, there’s financial leverage, there’s technological leverage, etc. While there are many kinds of leverage and many kinds of

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businesses, there’s only ONE business you can build and run from home that has the leverage to make you rich without a significant capital investment. It’s the same business that 30-year-olds build to become billionaires. It’s an INTERNET-BASED, INFORMATION BUSINESS.

Unleashing The Internet
Internet information businesses have the potential to make you a true fortune because they combine multiple kinds of leverage: information leverage, distribution leverage, organizational leverage, technological leverage and financial leverage. Now you can combine these leverages yourself to create a home-based business and make $1,000, $10,000 or $100,000 a month. The Internet creates HUGE distribution leverage. Just think, almost two billion people are on the Internet now. And you can reach any one of them and send them things for just the cost of getting your own high-speed connection. This means you send can send information to a world-wide market… from your

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home computer for only a few pennies. This is truly revolutionary. Now it’s been estimated that 80% of the Internet traffic comes from people searching for information. Everything from how to groom a Poodle to where to find the cheapest gasoline, from how to build a deck to how to hook up a big-screen TV. And people pay for this information. Selling information is the hottest business in the world. That’s all Google does… and it’s worth over $100 billion.

Two Kinds of Products
There are two kinds of products to sell online: physical products (golf clubs, sweaters, etc) and information products (ebooks, courses, directories, etc.). While millions of people go online to purchase physical products, selling physical products is a hard way to make money because of the inventory, shipping and customer support costs. In addition, the margins are small because the competition from big companies like Amazon is so stiff and it’s easy to “shop the price” by using Google to find the lowest price on the Internet.

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Information products, on the other hand, are the ideal products for you to sell because the margins are huge, there are no inventory or shipping costs, customer support is simple, and it’s difficult to competitively shop information product prices. And best of all, once you’ve cracked the code, you can then create you own “info products” and really make a lot of money and then get other people to sell them for you. It’s easy to see why, Internet-based, information businesses are the ideal home business.

The Three Drivers
Three factors make info businesses your ticket to financial freedom and the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed about: (1) The exploding demand for all kinds of information. (2) The capability of the Internet to deliver information products anywhere in the world for a few pennies. (3) Inexpensive computers and powerful software that digitize information and automate the management of your online business.

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Working together, these three factors create so much leverage that you can create and build online information businesses that make as much money as traditional offline businesses with staffs of 50, 100 or more people. And you can run your online business from the comfort of your home. That is truly revolutionary. Online businesses that sell information can reach a worldwide market and operate 24/7, all run by computers. As a result, Internet-based home businesses can be totally automated so you really can make tens, hundreds of thousands, or millions of dollars a year from your bedroom… you know the secrets and use the leverages. This is revolutionary. This has never been possible before. And you don’t want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Profitable Products
Let’s look at a simple example. People purchase information products to get the information they contain. Examples are: books, directories, newsletters, special reports, instructional courses, CDs, videos, DVDs,

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movies, etc. Until the Internet came along, most information was primarily delivered in physical forms such as; books, newspapers, CDs, video tapes, film, DVDs, etc. Selling physical information products was capital intensive, consumed lots of resources, took time and was expensive. Let’s look at a book. In the world of physical books, an author writes a manuscript and gives it to a publisher. The publisher buys rolls of paper, runs printing presses, and manufactures books to put into inventory for shipment to regional warehouses. From there, the physical books are shipped by plane or truck to thousands of stores, where customers come to purchase them. Needless to say, lots of capital is required for buildings, printing presses, warehouses, trucks, and the retail stores required for this kind of publishing and distribution system. The Internet changes all this. Instead of publishing physical copies, the book manuscript is put

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onto a hard disc in a computer and sent directly to the customer over the Internet as an electronic book, or ebook. The customer then reads it online or prints it on his/her local desktop printer. (Just like you’re doing right now.) The benefits are enormous. No trees need to be cut down to make paper. No capital is tied up in buildings, printing presses or stores. No petroleum is required to ship the physical books. These factors dramatically change the economics for the authors and information owners. (You may want to become an author.) PHYSCIAL BOOKS When an author goes to a publisher, he or she will get a ten percent royalty, or $2.50 on each $25 book sold. The remaining 90%, or $22.50, is kept by the publisher to cover the costs of manufacturing, distribution and selling the physical books. If we assume the publisher pushes real hard and sells 25,000 copies in one year, the author will receive $2.50 X 25,000 copies or $62,500 for his or her efforts.

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EBOOKS Now let’s look at how the Internet changes this. Let’s assume you write a book, or get the resale rights (there are lots of those for sale online) and become a publisher in the digital world. You market your book on the Internet as an eBook and sell the same number of copies at the same price. Your website has a sales page that describes the ebook, a link for ordering and paying by credit card, and a downloader that sends the ebook to the customer, over the Internet (after they’ve paid). The whole process can be handled by computers. No people need to be involved. Assuming you sell the same number of books (25,000) at the same price ($25) on a Website, your income ($25 per copy x 25,000 copies) would total $625,000. (Actually many ebooks sell for more.) Looking at the costs of doing this, you’d spend a few hundred dollars for an automated website and ads on Google. At the end of one year you’d have spent… say $500 for the Website plus maybe $120,000 on Google ads.… for a total of $121,000.

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When we subtract the expenses from the income ($121,000 from $625,000), you’re left with $504,000 profit! That’s a huge difference from selling physical books through traditional publishing channels. Are you beginning to see how you can make a lot of money selling information products online?

THINK ABOUT THIS In the physical book world, you earn 10% of the revenues, or $62,500. In the digital world you earn 80% percent, or $504,000. By using the leverage of the Internet you make 8 X more money with the same book.

Don’t worry, you won’t have to write books to make this kind of money. This is just an example of the leverage of selling

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information products on the Internet, versus the tradition physical publishing methods. The great thing is, the same kinds of economics apply to all kinds of information products. And another huge benefit of selling and delivering ebooks (or any information product) over the Internet is that it’s much better for the environment than printing, shipping and consuming books in physical forms. (You’re helping the climate change problem.)

Automation Is Your Secret
Remember, the way to make more money with less effort is to use leverage. One of the best forms of leverage is to apply technology to the moneymaking process. As you just learned that using the Internet to deliver books electronically (ebooks) rather than using trucks to deliver physical books, reduced the manufacturing and distribution costs from $22.50 down to a few pennies, which increased the profit for the author from $2.50 to almost $20 per book. That’s real LEVERAGE you can take to the bank. An even higher form of leverage is automating all the processes that go into selling an ebook online.

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When dealing with physical books, it take lots of people to handle, ship and sell the books, which adds lots of expense. When dealing with digital products (like ebooks), the sales, management and distribution functions can be handled by software and computers, which eliminates the need for employees and saves LOTS of time and money. With the new “moneymaking Websites” now available, the sales of information products can be totally automated. When a potential customers come to an automated website, read the sales copy and decide to purchase your ebook, they give their credit card number, and the Website verifies the card, collects the money and automatically sends the ebook (or any digital product) over the Internet to the customer, without you having to do anything. And there you have it: truly the automated wealth builder that can set you FREE.

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Four Components of Online Business
Before you can get started as an automated information publisher, you need to first understand the four elements that make up the online business: The FOUR elements are: 1. TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE – First you need to have a good technology infrastructure to sell and deliver your products online. You need a hosting service, websites, autoresponders, credit card systems, etc. Ideally, you want all of this to be automated. This technology infrastructure must be in place and working BEFORE you can start getting traffic and customers. 2. PRODUCT – You need something to sell. You either need to find third-party info products, or create your own information products or services, that you can sell and that people are willing to pay for. The good news is there are thousands of existing third-party products and tons of resale rights available to get you started. 3. TRAFFIC – Once you have the technology infrastructure in

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place and the information products to sell (either someone else’s or your own), then you need to start driving traffic to your Websites. (Putting a Website online does not mean people will find it. You need to advertise your sites. This is called “marketing.”) 4. CONVERSION – Finally you must convert the prospective buyers who come to your site, into customers and collect their money. In the offline world, this is called “selling” or “closing the sale” and is done by salespeople; in the online world selling, is called conversion. Conversion is done with the written sales copy, audio and/or video sales messages, graphics, Webpage designs, the offer you make and your guarantees. It’s not really very complicated. But it will take some time to crack the code of getting traffic and converting it into money, but then look out: once you crack it, your bank account will explode.

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Five Steps To Online Wealth
There are five steps to building online wealth. They pretty much go in this order: First, you need two things to get started, one is the commitment and other is some goals. Second, you need technology, because technology gives you the huge leverage that will let you make millions from home. Third, you need to be building a LIST. Fourth, you need to find affiliate products to promote (you DON’T want to start with your own products right away). And finally, once you have everything in place, it’s time to turn on the traffic and start making money.

Step 1 - Commitment and Goals
As the old expression goes, if you don’t know where you’re going, the chances are you won’t get there. This also applies to making money. If you don’t know how much you want, you won’t get it. So I want you to take a few minutes and answer the questions below. Really think about them before you answer. Getting a pencil and filling in the answers, will become your contract with yourself.

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How much money do you want make from your online efforts in the next 12 months? ____________________ How many hours a day are you willing to commit toward achieving that goal? ____________________________ Now break you dollar goal down into four pieces.

My first month (date) goal is to make: __________________ My three month (date) goal is to make: _________________ My six month (date) goal is to make: ___________________ My twelve month (date) goal is to make: ________________

Now I want you to photocopy, write or type the questions and your answers onto a clean sheet of paper. At the bottom, I want you to write, with a pen, “I hereby commit myself to these goals” and then sign and date it. Once you have done this, tape it somewhere near your computer

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so that each time you sit down to work, you’ll see your goals. I can’t stress how important this is. Your goals don’t need to be big or accurate. The point is to create an objective toward which you are working and to constantly remind yourself. For those of you who think this is silly or a waste of time, the chances are that twelve months from now you still won’t have made your first dollar. And for those of you who follow the exercise, you’ll be well on your way to making the money you deserve and starting to live the lifestyle you’re dreaming about.

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Step 2 – Automating Your Websites
You can’t begin to make any money online until you have a place to do business. You need to have a Website (or even better, multiple websites), but not just any kind of Website. You need a special money website. A money Website is a Website on steroids. It’s a website with all the moneymaking tools and business systems incorporated. As you saw earlier, the technology is what gives you the leverage that lets you make a lot of money from home. The technology infrastructure is the foundation upon which you build your online business. Getting the right technology is what makes the difference between spending countless hours struggling to make money OR spending time at the beach. So we’re going to spend a little more time here, so you really understand the importance of the getting the right technology infrastructure. First, let’s see which technologies you need, and tehn let’s look at options for getting them together.

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Mini-Sites
The biggest misconception about making money online is that all you need is a Website. Nothing is further from the truth. Yes, you do need a Website… but you need much more technology added to the Website in order to make money. A Website is a location on the Internet where prospective buyers can find information about what you’re offering. A simple Website (called a mini-site) is often just one page of sales copy with a link to a third-party affiliate site. Take a look below.

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Just setting up a simple mini-site like this requires getting and setting up a hosting account, learning FTP so you can upload your sales pages to the Webserver, and learning some HTML and various software applications to build your sales pages. You Need More Technology Actually to make money online you need to add additional technologies that enable you to (1) collect names and email addresses so you can build a mailing list, (2) improve the conversions of your sites, (3) collect money and (4) measure and monitor what’s happening. These are essential to running your online business, if you want to make money. So let’s see what this looks like. To collect names and email addresses you add a second page to our simple mini-site called a “squeeze page,” “sign-up page” or “opt-in page”. This is where your visitors give you their names and email address… in return for some kind of free report, video or newsletter. Only after they have given you this information, are they shown the sales page.

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Building a mailing list is critical to your long-term success. These names and email addresses are then entered into an email autoresponder that’s used to send responses to the prospects and to broadcast future sales offers. In the diagram below you can see that website is starting to grow more complex as we add functions.

The next addition that’s required to turn a simple mini-site into a moneymaking Website is a set of tools used to improve the conversion of the Website. Conversion is the percentage of prospects coming to your site that do what you want them to do. (For example, clicking on your

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affiliate link that takes them to the third-party site you’re promoting OR making a purchase at your site.) One of the biggest secrets to making money online is to measure and constantly improve the conversions of your sites. One of the biggest mistakes people make is to set up a Website and start sending traffic. When it doesn’t “make money,” they abandon it. When what they really need to do is improve the conversion. Let me give you an example. If your site is converting at 0.5% and you’re income is $20 a day and you improve your conversion to just 2.5%, your income will be $100 a day and you’ll give yourself a $29,200 a year raise. If you improve your conversion to 5.0%, you’ll give yourself a $58,400 a year raise. Can you see why conversion tools are critical to your bank account? Most people never invest in the technology to measure and improve their conversions, hence they never make any real money. There are four major conversion tools the pros use: (1) traffic tracker, (2) headline generator, (3) webpage audio (or video)

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and (4) split-testing.

Traffic Tracking
Traffic tracking allows you to track the sources of your traffic so you can determine which ones get the most prospects and highest conversions. Then you focus on improving those traffic sources and stop wasting time on the others.

Headline Generator
Marketing experts will tell you that the single most important factor in determining the conversion of your Website is your HEADLINE. When prospects lands on your site, if the headline doesn’t “grab” them immediately, and let them know there’s something of interest there, they’re on to the next site in less than 10 seconds and you’ve lost them forever. Some experts say that having a great headline is 80% of the battle. However, coming up with good headlines that really work requires having a copywriter OR lots of long, late, frustrating nights as you try to dream one up. For those who can’t afford an expensive copywriter and who don’t want to struggle for countless hours trying to do it themselves, computer technology

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comes to the rescue in the form of a headline generator. This is a powerful brainstorming technology that asks you a few questions about the product or service you’re promoting and generates 50-to-100 possible headlines, based on the principles used by the best copywriters of all times. Headline generators will save you countless hours, come up better headlines and make you a lot more money.

WebPage Audio
After you have a great headline, the next fastest way to improve the conversion of a Website is to make it talk. Adding audio to a Webpage will increase the conversion anywhere from 30%-to300%. To see the power of audio, just turn off the sound on your TV during a commercial to see whether you’d be interested in buying what’s on the screen.

A-B Split-Testing
The most powerful conversion tool of all is a technology called AB Split-Testing. A-B Split-testing is the tool all the pros use to make their fortunes. Without it, you will never make much money.

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A-B Split-testing is the process of creating two different versions of the Website and testing to see which version gets the higher conversion. Once you have a winner, then you make another test. You start by testing headlines, then sales copy, then layout and different offers. Using A-B Split-testing, the conversion of most Websites can be improved 5 to 10 TIMES. This is why the pros use it religiously. It’s why you need to use A-B Split-testing to improve your conversions, too. Here is the diagram with these four critical tools added.

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The final addition required to make money online is a way to measure and monitor what’s happening with your online business. If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. So it’s critical to be able to see the amount of traffic, the conversion improvement of your tests, and the amount of money you are making. This kind of information is collected and presented on dashboards. Just like the dashboard on your car, the dashboard on your Websites give you critical information on which to base your decisions. Only then will you know where to focus your valuable and limited time.

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If you are selling your own information products, then you’ll need to add two additional pieces of technology: (1) credit card processing to collect money and (2) a downloader to send the digital product to the customer, after the money has been collected. Then our money site will look like the diagram below.

As you can see, there’s a lot more technology required to make money online than just a simple website.

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Purchasing all the various software applications and pieces of technology (software products) we’ve just discussed will cost somewhere between $3K and $5K. And then to have a professional hook them up, so they work together as an automated “money machine,” will cost another $15K to $20K. And believe me it’s totally worth it because the leverage is so incredible. You have a completely automated “money machine”. So now the $64,000 question is… “How are you going to get the technology you need if you can’t afford a webmaster and don’t have an extra $25,000 lying around?” Answering this question correctly will determine your success or failure online. Do you remember earlier when I said I almost crashed-andburned and was ready to throw in the towel when my mentor, Alex Mandossian gave me the secret to making money online? I’ll share that secret with you now? Alex said…. “The secret to making money online is not to spend any of your time learning and managing technologies, so you can

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spend all your time getting traffic and converting it into customers, because that’s were the money’s made. There’s no money in learning and managing the technologies, unless you want to be a Webmaster.” All the successful online marketers and moneymakers hire webmasters to set up and manage their technologies… so they can focus their time on making money. Where you spend your limited and precious time is critical to your success. Remember, this is working smarter. I can’t emphasize how important this advice is. Once I heard it, and began to practice it, my fortunes totally changed. I went from making NO money to almost six figures a month. After that happened, I did some research and here’s what I found. Ninety-one percent (91%) of all people who go online to make money FAIL, because they do just the opposite of what Alex said. They don’t hire a webmaster, and they end up spending their valuable time trying to learn and manage the technologies,

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instead of focusing on getting traffic and improving conversions. And since the technologies are very complex and so difficult to learn (unless you’re a geek), most people crashand-burn (like I almost did) and never make a dime. So let me be very blunt, if you can’t afford to get someone to set up and manage your technology needs, your chances of ever making any money online are almost zero. I know that sounds harsh, but it’s the truth. As Alex said, you need to be spending your precious time on traffic and conversions, NOT on learning and managing technologies. (Unless you’re already a geek.) Since experienced and knowledgeable Webmasters are expensive ($40-$75 an hour), most people just getting started can’t afford one and fall into the trap of trying to learn HTML, setting up hosting accounts, and buying and learning lots of complex software applications themselves. Is this where you’re headed? Then go back and reread Alex Mandossian’s secret to making money again. Now the question is… “Who’s going to set up and manage your technologies so you can spend your valuable time focused on getting traffic and improving your conversions?”

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Here’s the good news. There’s a new online service that does it for you. It provides all the technology we just talked about in one simple, easy-to-use application. All you do is sign up for an account. This new service provides and manages your “moneymaking” sites for you. All your sites are hosted and have all the moneymaking tools we just discussed. All you do is log in, add your products, and put em online. And best of all, it costs less than one cup of coffee a day for everything.

The Benefits
There are four essential benefits that make this third-party solution a must to your answer to online success. First, it’s so easy to use that you can have a complete site online and working in less than 30 minutes, without learning any technical skills. No hosting accounts to set up. No HTML to learn. No software to buy. No Webmasters to hire. This totally eliminates the 12-to-18 months on average that most people spend trying to learn enough about the technology to get

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their first site online. It dramatically increases the probability you’ll succeed since you no longer have to master and manage a lot of complex technologies. They do it all for you. The second major benefit is, this service saves thousands of dollars in start-up expenses. It provides all the technology that would cost you $3,000 to $5000 (if you purchased each component separately, and another $20,000 to have them automated) for less than $50 a month. This is truly the best bargain you’ll ever find. If you’re not willing to spend $50 a month for $25,000 worth of technology that could make you a fortune, then you should stick with your day job. The third reason you should look seriously at this service is that you can now spend all your valuable time on traffic and conversion (as Alex said you need to do), without spending a fortune on a Webmaster. It provides and handles it all for you, at a tiny fraction of what it would cost you (in time and money) to do yourself. The fourth reason is that this services includes three home study courses on building profitable home businesses: The Quick Start Program, Affiliate Project X (that teaches you how to find and promote Clickbank products so you’ll be making real

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money in 30 days), and How To Build a Profitable Home Business (which is a one-year program). To get more information and sign up for a two-week trial, just click on the link below: http://www.SmartMoneyWebsites.com

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Step 3 – Building Your List
Earlier, I said that building a LIST is critical to your online success. Let’s take a look at what that means. What’s a list? A list is a database of people who have come to one or more of your sites and given you their names and email addresses in return for receiving some information, such as a newsletter or special report. This is called an “opt-in list” because the prospects “opted in”. This is done one of two ways. (1) With a squeeze page, which is the first page that your visitors land on when they come to your site. It’s called a squeeze page because if they don’t give you their name and email address they won’t be able to get to your next page. (2) The alternative is to have a “pop up”, “pop over” or registration form on your main sales page. These alternatives do not force visitors to give you their information before you give them access to the rest of your site. There are two reasons to build a list: First, more than 95% of the visitors to your site will not make a purchase. (A good site converts 2%-5% of its visitors.) That

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means if visitors don’t make a purchase, you’ve lost them forever. On the other hand, if you collect their names and email addresses BEFORE you give them your “pitch,” even if they don’t buy, you can send follow-up emails (with your autoresponder), and you’ll have the opportunity to convert some percentage of them after few more tries. So collecting names and addresses of your visitors is a very effective strategy for increasing the conversion of your sites. The second reason to build a LIST is that as it grows, you have the opportunity to make offers to your list. Let’s say that you have a site that sells health information, and you’ve built a LIST of 25,000 people who have visited your site. Now you offer them an eBook on some aspect of health for $40. If 2% of your list buys the eBook, you’ll make $20,000. If you make a similar offer every month you could be making $240,000 a year from your LIST. If you make a similar offer every other week, you could get an additional $480,000 a year just by having a LIST. You do need to remember that you only want to be sending offers to your LIST that relate to the reason they originally signed up. So if they joined your list requesting your health newsletter, you don’t want be sending offers for things about golf.

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There are two things you need in order to build your LIST. You need a site set up with a “squeeze page” to offer some free information (newsletter, special report, etc.) in return for visitors giving you their names and email addresses and you need an auto-responder. Both of these tools are included in Smart Money Websites. http://www.SmartMoneyWebsites.com

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Step 4 – Selecting Your Products
The next step is to select the products you’re going to sell. And as we said earlier, there are two kinds of products to sell: physical products (golf clubs, sweaters, computers, etc.) or information products (newsletters, books, music, courses, teleseminars, videos, etc.). Physical products require that you purchase, inventory and ship the products, meaning a lot more work. You can find “wholesale drop shippers” who will do that part for you, if you send them orders, but the biggest reason to avoid selling physical products is the fierce competition, and as a result, the margins tend to be pretty small. Remember, you’ll be competing with some giant companies such as Amazon.com. I recommend that you focus instead on information products. The margins are much higher, and the customer support costs are much lower. Best of all, once you crack the code, you can create your own info products. There are two types of info products you can sell, (1) other people’s products, called third-party products and (2) your own products.

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At first I highly recommend that you start by promoting thirdparty affiliate info products and collecting commissions. Once you’ve learned the basics of getting traffic and converting it into customers, then you’ll be ready to create your own information products and keep 100% of the money. The really exciting thing about the Internet is that it’s so easy, and can be very lucrative, to sell other people’s, (third-party) products. This is called “affiliate marketing.” Affiliate marketing is a system of revenue sharing between two sites. One site sends traffic (with prospects) to a second site that is selling a product or service, and if a purchase is made by the referred prospect, the referring site (you) earns a commission.

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Let me give you an example. I sign up as an affiliate for an eBook being sold on Clickbank.com that pays a 60% commission. Then I run ads on Google, and when someone clicks on my ad and comes to my site and reads my recommendation, then goes to the eBook site I’m promoting and makes a purchase, I earn a 60% commission. The affiliate marketing business is huge on the Internet. Hundreds of thousands of products and sites have affiliate programs. They range from Fortune 500 companies to individual entrepreneurs selling information products. Last year Forbes Magazine estimated that over $8 Billion in affiliate commissions were paid out. Hundreds of thousands of people -- just like you -make five and six figure incomes as affiliate marketers. There are a number of factors to consider when evaluating affiliate products to promote. First, of course, is the size of the commission. Second is how well the product “converts.” Do they have a sales page with good copy that makes people really want to buy the product? When you read their sales page do you want to buy the product? Third, what’s their payout policy? How often and how do they pay? Do they send checks or use PayPal? And finally you want to know how many other people

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are promoting the same site. If there are a ton of people promoting the site, it may be difficult to make money. So where do you find products to promote? Because affiliate marketing is a well-established business on the Internet, there are some very good sites set up specifically to help you find affiliate products in any category you can image. There are five major sites that I recommend where you can find quality affiliate products to promote. Click here:> http://www.ClickBank.com Clickbank.com is the best place to find good information products to promote. It’s easy to use and has a tremendous selection across a large number of categories. They have tens of thousands of products and over one million members.

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The big one for major companies like Fortune 500s, insurance companies, credit cards and thousands of other products is: Commission Junction. Click here:> http://www.cj.com

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Linkshare.com is big site with thousands of quality affiliate products. Click here:> http://www.linkshare.com

Another very popular site is ClixGalore. Click here:> http://www.clixgalore.com

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And a new, up-and-coming site is Kolimbo. You can find them by clicking here:> http://www.kolimbo.com

NOTE: An excellent way to get started is to sign up as an affiliate for How to Make Your First $50,000 Online. If you’d like to promote this ebook and earn a 75% commission, go to: http://www.Clickbank.com and sign up for a free account and then register for our affiliate account. Let me suggest that when you start looking for affiliate products to promote, you pick products in an area where you have some interest or knowledge. If you’re into fitness, look for fitness or health products to promote. If you’re passionate about golf, find golf products. If you’re a financial expert, look for mortgages, credit cards or insurance-related products. You’ll be more

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successful if you focus on products you know something about.

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Step 5 – Getting Customers and Money
After you have your sites set up and have selected the products you’re going to promote, you’ll be ready to start getting customers and making some money. The first thing to remember is that putting your Website online does not mean you’ll get any traffic. You have to tell people that you’re there. Having a Website is like opening a new store out in the country. You need to let people know where you are and how to find you. This is called driving traffic. There are two ways to drive traffic. One is with advertising. This is by far the fastest and easiest way to get highly targeted traffic. If you have a site about golfing tours, you simply go to Google.com and open an account for $25 and buy PPC (pay per click) ads under the term “golf tours”, “golf vacations” and “golf outings.” Then when people go online to find out about a golf vacation, they’ll see your ad, click on it and end up at your site. You can put similar ads on MSN.com, Yahoo.com and lots of smaller search engines such as ASK.com and MIVA.com.

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Another very effective form of advertising is banner ads. You can buy banner ads for a few dollars per 1,000 impressions and get lots of traffic that way. You can also buy ads in online newsletters that specialize in golfing vacations. Simply type “golf newsletters” into the Google search bar, and you can easily find all the golf newsletters. If you don’t wish to start off with advertising, there are many, many sources of FREE traffic. Some of the most popular are written articles with links back to your site. You can put them into online article directories. Another is joint ventures with other sites that are related, such as sites promoting golf products and services. These sites put your link on their site, and you put their link on yours and you trade traffic. There are free traffic exchanges. Again go to Google and do a search for “free traffic sources.” Another great source of traffic is blogging. Traffic is a much larger subject than I can address adequately here, so I’ve created a special bonuses where you will find

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extensive resources and information on traffic, conversions and many other topics that will assure your success. You were given access when you purchased this book. (If you did not purchase it you don’t have access to these additional resources.)

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The $50,000 Plan
Now it’s time to start taking ACTION. Months 1 and 2: • Get a Smart Money Website Account • Pick a product area where you want to focus (health, golf, model railroading, etc.) • Research affiliate products in your area at the five affiliate sites I suggested. • Pick three-to-five products to promote. • Set up one Smart Money Website for each affiliate product (NOTE: You should be working on at least three products at the same time. The more products you promote, the faster you’ll learn, and the more money you’ll make. Month 3 • Study the various traffic options. • Start driving traffic to each of your sites using either paid or free sources. • Establish baseline income and conversion at each of your sites. (Let’s assume you start out with a conversion level of 0.05% and an income of $5/day). That’s about average for

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start-up site. • With three sites generating $5/day, you will be grossing $400-$500/mo. Months 4 thru 12 • Spend one-to-two hours per day improving the conversion of your sites by testing and improving all the elements, beginning with the headlines, sales copy, etc. • Abandon any products that are not working. • Within a few months you should be able to improve your conversions 5-to-10 TIMES. • Once you get the hang of it, add more products and additional sites. (It’s easier to build five sites each making $1000/mo., than one site making $5000/mo. There are millions of small niches on the Internet.) • By months six-to-eight, you should be well on your way to making a few thousand a month. By year end, you should be at around $5000/mo. (and may be ready to quit your day job and go online full time).

Let’s Review
If you want more money in your life, the best way to get it is to

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work SMARTER, not harder. And the best way to work SMARTER is to use LEVERAGE, all the leverage you can get. The more leverage you use, the easier it is to make money online. The place where there’s the most leverage is selling information products over the Internet. Let’s review why this is so. 1 – You need very little capital to get started. There is no building to rent, no inventory to buy, no warehouse to manage, and no people to hire. The only real capital requirement to start an online business is some education, a small computer, and a money Website. You can start on a shoestring. (I know one person who started with less than $1,000 and built a $10 million dollar business from home!) 2 – You can set your own hours. Internet businesses run 24/7 by themselves, so you can work whenever you choose. Your time is spent setting up and maintaining the systems, not keeping business or retail hours. This means you can start out while keeping your day job. 3 – You can work from anywhere. Since your customers come

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to your Websites via the Internet, you can operate from anywhere that has an Internet connection and a computer. You don’t need an office or a retail location. You can work from your bedroom, Starbucks or the beach. And you can move just about anywhere in the world and take your online “money machines” with you. 4 – You don’t need to hire and manage employees. Online information businesses can be automated and run by computers. Powerful software (as we have just seen) automates the manual functions done by employees. So there’s no need for staffs of people with all the associated costs and management headaches. 5 – Your profits can be HUGE. Creating and selling information is the world’s most profitable business. The profits are enormous when you can create a product for a few hundred dollars, sell it tens of thousands of times, and deliver it electronically via the Internet. 6 – You can use technology to create automated businesses. Using inexpensive technology such as SmartMoneyWebsites.com, you can create completely automated websites that work while you sleep. Just set one up,

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get it going and keep duplicating the process until you have multiple streams of automated income. 7 – Your upside is unlimited. The best thing about information businesses is that there’s no limit to how much you can make. Add more automated sites and products, drive more traffic and continually improve your conversions. Your income is limited only by your willingness to learn, taking action and understanding how to apply the technologies to get the most leverage. I know people who are making millions online from their homes. It’s possible because PEOPLE JUST LIKE YOU ARE DOING IT NOW. Now that you have some knowledge of leverage and the tools available to help you create it, you have what you need to make your first $50,000 online. All you need now is to take ACTION. All this knowledge and the best tools don’t work unless YOU put them to work. You have to commit to turning off the TV a few nights each week and to start using the tools and your intelligence to change your financial fortunes. Making money online is not rocket science. There are hundreds of thousands of people, just like you, making their fortunes online, and they’re doing it without the new tools I’ve

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shown you. You won’t make a million dollars overnight, but you can make that million if you make that first $50,000. Start taking action now and keep it until up you get there. YOU CAN DO IT! Making that first dollar will be the hardest one. Each one thereafter gets easier and easier. The average person who reads this information will never take any action. So stop being average, take action and change your financial future, and your life, starting TODAY. Let me leave you with one parting thought. Millions of people every year spend $100,000 and four years getting a college education so they can look for a job working for someone else and make $50,000 to $75,000 a year. You now have the knowledge and tools to make that kind of money working part-time. It won’t take four years and it won’t cost $100,000. Will it be a slam dunk? No, but it’s much cheaper and quicker than spending four years in college. So get smart and start building your online fortune today.

Wayne Van Dyck -- Sausalito, CA

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