Friday, August 31, 2007

Your eBay question Answered

Wow... when I told you about the 99-cent trial of Derek Gehl's brand-new eBay training system, I really opened a can of worms! Since then I've been flooded with questions from people wanting to know why I'm suddenly singing the praises of eBay, instead of focusing on how to help people become successful with a "regular" online business. It's not an "either-or" situation, folks. You don't have to choose between building your own "regular" online business or getting started with eBay. In fact, after having read Derek Gehl's new training system -- The Insider Secrets to Selling on eBay -- I'd say anyone who's doing one without the other is seriously missing out! (Whether you have a "regular" business but aren't taking advantage of eBay's massive value, OR you have a successful eBay business but aren't doing anything to promote it off eBay.) So in order to clear up any confusion, I thought I'd take a few moments to answer the top 3 questions I've received over the past week or so regarding eBay: ===============================================================Question #1: "Why eBay??? I want to make 'real' money, not just make a few dollars selling junk for pennies!" ===============================================================
Here's a news flash... Selling "junk" on eBay is never going to make you rich -- and it's not something I'd ever recommend. The secret to eBay success is using key research tools to discover what people are buying on eBay -- and how much they're willing to spend. Then all you have to do is find a cheap source of that product so you can buy it for less, then turn around and sell it at a generous mark-up on eBay! It's not rocket science... and there are no tricks and gimmicks involved -- just steady, reliable income, and the chance to grow a huge opt-in list of people you can sell other products to in the future. It might not be as "sexy" as the one-in-a-million chance of launching a website that starts making 1000s of dollars overnight. But it's way more of a sure thing -- and personally, I find a guaranteed extra $1,000 a month sexier than a distant longshot any day of the week! ===============================================================Question #2: "I've been pouring all my free time and money into my online business -- now you're saying I need to start all over again with eBay?"===============================================================
For goodness' sake, no! If you're smart, you should use eBay to help you grow your "regular" online business -- not replace it! Not only is eBay an excellent place to do valuable market research -- so you know what your potential buyers are buying (and why!) -- it also allows you to grow a huge opt-in list of people you can sell to, before your off-eBay site is even up and running! Imagine that -- being able to drive thousands of interested buyers to your site the very same day you launch it! ===============================================================Question #3: "I already have a profitable online business. Why should I bother with eBay?" ===============================================================
My answer is, I guess it depends on how happy you are with your traffic numbers. If you're getting so much traffic that it's crashing your server and you literally don't know what to do with it, then you probably don't want to use eBay to send more visitors to your site. BUT -- if you're getting less than 500 visitors a day, or if you're getting more than that but your visitors aren't converting to sales -- then you should seriously consider eBay. It's a great way to drive highly targeted visitors to your site. Remember, these are people you've found on the world's largest marketplace, which means they're enthusiastic online shoppers! They're exactly the kind of people you want to introduce your products to. I hope that clears up any misunderstanding about how eBay can help you grow your "regular" online business. If you're interested in learning more, I urge you to visit:
Briley ,

P.S. I talked to Derek yesterday and he told me he has only a few 99-cent trial copies of his eBay training system left. Once they're gone, the only way you'll be able to get this powerfulnew training system is by paying the full price of $197. So hurry -- get your copy before they all fly off the shelves! Go to:

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