Sometimes internet marketing is a pain in the ass.
You work hard on a product, launch it, and nobody is interested.
Now you have to salvage the product either by improving it or
bundling it with other stuff.
Another disaster scenario: You send an email marketing message to
thousands of people, driving them to a product landing page.
And then they start emailing you to let you know your landing
page is down — and it is — and as the minutes go by, you are
losing orders left and right.
On the flip side, when info marketing works well, it can really
put a smile on your face.
For instance, a few weeks ago, I decided to promote an existing
product with an existing email to drive traffic to the existing
Total investment of my time: less than 2 minutes — because
everything was already done.
Within the next few days, we got 112 orders for the $29 ebook for
gross sales of $3,248.
Overhead aside, because it was an ebook, our net sales were also
Now that’s peanuts compared to what some info marketers make.
But consider two points:
The average American has to work 3 solid weeks at a 9-to-5 job
that probably bores them to tears to make that much money — and
with the commute, that’s probably 130 to 150 hours of their time.
While my 2 minutes of “work” generated over 3K in sales, which
comes to an hourly rate for my labor of $97,440.
And this is not a freak occurrence: $3,000 or more from a single
email blast using existing copy, which means no labor on my part,
happens many times throughout the year.
Passive income and info marketing online don’t always work.
But when they do, it’s a beautiful thing.
Again, my info marketing business is a spec on the windshield
compared to the big boys.
But if I wanted to, we could live nicely on it with me “working”
about 2 hours a week.
I have no intention of ever quitting my day job as a freelance
copywriter, which I absolutely love.
But having a spare-time six-figure passive income … and being
able to earn 3K from one eblast with zero work … sure takes the
financial pressure off — and makes you more relaxed.
Try it. You’ll like it.