Phase I Keyword Research
– in my opinion, not optional.
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GOAL: Identify low competition phrases and keywords with enough search volume to leverage to attract target market to your sales page/s. This phase of research will also identify keywords that will be used in naming the product and may also reveal the need to buy a new domain name to be used solely for the purpose of selling your product online.
PROCESS: Client supplies a seed keyword list of 10-20 words they believe people are using to locate products in that niche. Developer researches each word or phrase individually using a four-step process to identify good keywords and/or keyword phrases for the niche.
Step 1: Research & document search volumes for each of the 10-20 seed words and phrases
Step 2: Select additional relevant words and phrases with adequate search volumes
Step 3: Evaluate resulting short list for competition and commercial viability.
Step 4: Prepare detailed report and coach client on the best ways to use the data.
DELIVERABLE: Written report of results and recommendations and one-on-one coaching to educate client on ways that they need to use this information to drive targeted traffic and dominate search engines for those words and phrases. The coaching session included in the price is limited to 2 hours.
NOTES: A maximum of 20 keywords will be researched during Phase I Keyword Research. Each additional keyword or keyword phrase requested by the client can be researched at an incremental cost of $15 per word or phrase.
Although my former keyword research clients have had success with the results of my research, their niche might be totally different than yours. SEO is reliable but there is no guarantee that your product idea is something that people are currently looking for. It is my opinion that, if this research results in your learning that prior to investing time and expense in setting up a sales page, it will be money well spent.
DESCRIPTION: As an expert in my field, I have gathered a great deal of knowledge about how to create and deliver products and services to a niche market, whether the question is an online of offline venue. This knowledge has value. Offline consultants who are experts in their fields charge anywhere from $125 – $350 per hour. My rates are more reasonable.
Flat Rate Per hour charge: $75
Pre-purchased blocks of time:
5 Hours – $350 Up-front
10 Hours – $650 Up-front
DELIVERABLE: Review competition in your niche. Detailed written recommendation report for use in promoting and selling your product or service. This report is customized for your niche and may include some offline promotion recommendations.
DESCRIPTION: Prepare professional on-page sales copy using output of keyword research with a call to action that has potential to compel visitor to either buy or opt-in to your list for continued niche marketing communications. Normally, a minimum of 2 pages are needed:
Page 1: Offer overview with opt-in or buy button
Page 2: OTO Upsell/Downsell (will explain in detail during consultation)
DESCRIPTION: Prospective buyers may not want to buy your product immediately. Market research indicates that, in most cases, buyers need to see something 7-10 times before they will pull out a credit card.
DELIVERABLE: Prepare and upload 10 email messages for timed delivery to target market. Setup autoresponder and test on sales pages. Email will be written from an educational perspective and include reminders about the product that got prospects to your list in the first place along with a link to the sales page.
NOTE: Review and tweaks of content prepared by client is available with purchase of consulting packages or blocks of hours. (See Consulting for details on pricing.)
Sales Page/Site Implementation
DESCRIPTION: Website where no shopping cart is needed.
DELIVERABLE: Website design and delivery includes uploading of product to secure download directory, setting up autoresponder opt-in and testing.
NOTE: Design and implementation of Shopping Cart solution is NOT included in pricing. See Shopping Cart Implementation.
Shopping Cart Implementation
DESCRIPTION: Online shoppers are concerned with their privacy and identity theft. Due to this, it is wise to have an SSL certificate on your website and a bona fide shopping cart that will operate the transaction in a way that instills their confidence. There are many shopping cart choices available.
DELIVERABLE: This service provides a detailed report with up-to-date ecommerce options, a one hour consultation to review this document and explain options and choices, and installation implementation and testing of the shopping cart platform.
NOT INCLUDED: Shopping cart software license and/or SSL Certificate purchase.
EBay Store Setup:
DESCRIPTION: Everyone with physical products to sell ought to be on EBay. You can make the world aware of your products there and, once they have purchase products from you, you can advise them that they could have obtained them for less by going directly to your online shop at your website. This is a great way to build your business
DELIVERABLE: Customized eBay storefront adhering to eBay policies and procedures
YouTube Channel Setup:
DESCRIPTION: YouTube affords high value link backs to your site and is a means to get yourself on the air for the world to learn about your products and services. It is free to use and has made many people millionaires. A compelling video can go viral and get the news out around the world, possibly more quickly than any other means.
DELIVERABLE: Set up channel and customize it with your branding graphics and colors. Walk you through your first production and use a video “push” tool to put your first video up on more than 14 different video sites at once.
DESCRIPTION: Twitter is the place to be and distinguishing yourself, or your company, with a customized Twitter Background is an essential component of your Online Branding success strategy.
DELIVERABLE: Design and implementation of customized Twitter background that agrees with your branding strategies.
DELIVERABLE: PSD and image files.
E-Book/DVD/CD Cover Graphics
DESCRIPTION: Design of customized eBook graphic for use on sales and promotion pages. Graphic will have your product’s name on it and 3D effects.
DELIVERABLE: PSD and impage files for use on pages and print materials.
Split Testing Consultation & Support
DESCRIPTION: Launching a new product or service can be nerve-wracking. Although Google Analytics provides great tutorials for setting up conversion goals and evaluating responses to changes on the sales pages, there is a technical bias on these tutorials that can sometimes overwhelm product innovators. It is helpful to work with someone who can bridge the gap between marketing and website technology to evaluate changes and optimize conversions which lead to sales.
DELIVERABLE: Guide client through setting up and evaluating conversion goals using Google Analytics.
Blog Setup and SEO Optimization
DESCRIPTION: WordPress is quickly becoming the CMS of choice. With so many developers working each day to improve it, it has the widest range of open source add-ons. It also provides ease of use for people who want to frequently have their content updated.
WordPress installation on your private domain.
Alter permastructures for optimal SEO.
Optimize architecture for Search Engine visibility and listings
Install recommended Plugins for Traffic analysis, SEO, Contact Form, Spam Protection and Antivirus
Website Design, Blog Theme Selection, Creation, or Customizations
DESCRIPTION: The real challenge, for a non-technical person, is finding the PERFECT website design or WordPress theme because they either cannot imagine what could be changed or lack the skills necessary to tweak the themes. As your consultant, I am capable of presenting several premium theme options that I own, as well as work with you to evaluate others that have caught your eye.
DELIVERABLE: Customization of theme to agree with your style and brand image.
Print Materials for offline marketing:
Business card template
Letterhead & Fax cover templates