Sites - an introduction
Although my book, Mini
Site Profits, concentrates on affiliate programs,
it's not much different if you want to build mini
sites to promote your own product.
The major difference is that when you're promoting
affiliate programs your job is to presell the product.
In other words, your mini site works on putting people
into a buying mood, so that when you send targeted traffic
to the site you're promoting you're going to get a much
better conversion rate...and a bigger income.
When you have your own product - or when you have full
resale rights to a product - you need to directly make
the sale. So rather than sending people to read a sales
letter you need that sales letter on your own mini site.
I cover both in Mini
Site Profits though it's mainly about making big
Why choosing a topic for your mini site is
to building an ordinary content site...
I've always been a big believer in following your passions,
in doing what you love.
I've said many times in my marketing newsletter Letter
from Phil, that you'll find success if you build
a web site around your special interest.
If you're in love with window blinds build a killer
window blind site. If all you can think about are the
clouds in the sky aim to build the world's best cloud
site. (maybe you could source and sell dramatic cloud
posters, or even binoculars).
But you can take an entirely different approach to
With mini sites, because they're quick
to build and low-cost, you can follow the money.
It's very easy to find out what is in demand and supply
In other words, instead of following your passions:
* you can simply take any successfull affiliate program
you choose and build a mini site around
* you can take any hot, popular, fast selling, product
and build a mini site to sell it.
* can look up the most searched for words or phrases
on the web, find an affiliate program related to those
words, and build a mini site around
condensed from the introduction to Phil Wiley's Mini
Site Profits Contents
Why mini sites - the concept/overview
What are mini sites? - introduction
- why choosing a topic is different for a mini site
- the 3 types of mini sites - why people fail - how
to succeed - the basic idea - the importance of your
mini site design.
My first mini sites and why they worked
the program I promoted - why I built mini sites around
it - why they worked and how they quickly propelled
me to no2 reseller.
Follow the money - choosing subjects
for your mini sites - expanding your horizons - how
to move out of your niche - how to build a site you
know people are looking for - deciding on a product
to sell on your new site - finding an affiliate merchant.
Action Plan 1 - building a cell phone
micro-mini site step-by-step guide to building a complete
mini site from start to finish in under 1 hour for less
than $10. (and how to make it profitable in less than
seven days without spending a fortune on advertising)
Choosing a mini site domain name the
type of domain name - mini site domain name basics -
in depth - researching the product - example in action
How to make search engines love your mini site
why search engines love mini sites - it's not complicated
- relevancy - stay on topic - the importance of keyword
rich headlines - content - keyword density -analyzing
your keywords - keeping your meta tags clean - the growth
of theme based positioning - testing with pay-per-clicks
- more search engine advice and help.
Preselling and other conversion techniques.
What is preselling? - why Ken voy's Affiliate Masters
free course is a mini site research must have tool -
thoughts on preselling - why preselling is an essential
technique of affiliates - and why your mini sites must
presell - the main way to presell - targeting techniques
- you've got to drive the right people to your site.
Mini Web Site Action Plan 2 - the
quick and easy way to build a money-making mini site
in 25 minutes building a site using material provided
by the affiliate merchant in less than 30 minutes.
Mini site success stories Michelle
Grover's Eczema site - Scot Dantzer's musical instrument
site - Brian Terry's 5-Minute Reviews -Johannes Garrido's
Roibot site - en Silver's Honest Lotto - Eva Almeida's
Mini site Masters. What you can learn
from the Masters of Mini Site Building - Marlon Sanders
- Yanik Silver - Michael Campbell - Declan Dunn - Terry
eBusiness Primer building your mini
site empire - your success strategy should be simple
- the importance of developing a work ethic - time management
for stay at home web workers and improving your personal
productivity - the essentials of affiliate record keeping
Further Search Engine Tips and Advice.
Affiliate Program Resource Guide - programs
to build your mini web sites around - choosing the right
programs to promote - links to affiliate sign up pages.
Software Resource List - mini site
tools and help
Directory of free and low-cost mini site hosts.
Learn how to build
mini web sites now.