Wealthy Affiliate Challenge 2.0
A Better Challenge...
Hi my name is Richard Penfold, and this site is about my faltering experiences with Affiliate Marketing
And my sporadic attempts to journal those experiences so that they may prove helpful to others.
The last year has exposed quite a few problems of my own making...
Getting my ad accounts canned by Adwords and Facebook is easily done, but getting canned by Bing is just plain stupid!
The effect of losing my advertising ability turned out not so bad...
About 20% drop in monthly profits.
Having built my 'business' around recurring commission products and services was one of my smarter moves.
Though to call what I had built a 'business' is stretching it.
Basically I'd got lucky promoting a few really good products that did all the work for me.
I needed a rethink.
I stopped working on my business, read a few books, and looked for somebody to
To cut a long story short here is the outcome from my period of self analysis...
"I Challenge Myself To Learn And Journal
The Strategies and Actions I take For Me
To Earn A Minimum Of $10,000 / month PROFIT
From Affiliate Direct Response Marketing In The Make Money Online Market
Such That Others Can Copy And Profit Themselves"
The above is my mission statement.
I MUST live it!
I MUST raise my standards.
I MUST grow to become a person deserving of $10,000 a month and beyond...
Direct Response Marketing is the style of marketing used by people such as Russell Brunson, Frank Kern, Andre Chaperon, Todd Brown, Vick Strizheus to name just a few.
It's designed to enable the isolation and measurement (and therefore improvement) of all the key marketing elements in a campaign.
It's the style of marketing that resonates most with me.
And no, I don't possess many of the skills yet!
But I don't need them to start with...
I can leverage other peoples...
But to achieve my goal I'll will need to develop two key skills of my own...
TRAFFIC GENERATION and CONVERSION
And to FOCUS my 'working' time on building or purchasing ASSETS for my business...
MY EMAIL LIST and SYSTEMS (that automate and leverage)
GROWING MYSELF (through implementing what I learn)
Let's get stuck in...
My intention when promoting a product is to:-
- Help people by promoting what works
- Build my email list (main asset)
- At worst break even within 30 days of campaign launch
- Build ongoing streams of income
I've left my original Challenge page below as a reference point for where I came from.