Want to know how a sweet schoolteacher from Canadia went on to have a $100K info product launch?

Here’s Mikey “Product Launch = Pancake Lunch” Whitfield back with 4 big lessons from Shawna Kaminski’s recent success. – Craig

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Product Launch A-Ha Moments
By Mike Whitfield

The A-ha moment extravaganza continues. Recently, my friend Shawna Kaminski had her first huge launch with Challenge Fat Loss. Again, I was competing with the big dogs with the affiliate contest so I had to bring my A-Game. That meant creating a new bonus over the weekend before the launch. I ended up being her 4th best affiliate (I love the competitions!).

Now with every launch, I really enjoy seeing what works and what doesn’t work. That means every launch gives you invaluable data that will help with future launches and your own promotions.

This one was no different:

Lesson # 1 on Day 1 – Sell the Click

My sales on day were awesome, but it really picked up within an hour of sending my second broadcast. With the second email, I really hit the fact they would miss out on the Fast Action bonus if they waited until the next day.

I also emphasized that you would get faster and better results by combining Shawna’s workouts along with her nutrition program (fast action bonus).

The first email that day focused on why the program is different. The second email emphasized the fast action bonus. I kept it relatively short getting them to click over and that worked really well as sales in the afternoon picked up quickly.

Lesson # 2 – Focus on What’s Different About the Program You’re Selling

Had I told my readers, “here are some cool 20-minute workouts. Work Hard. Eat Pancakes.”, I wouldn’t have done so well. Your readers can get a 20-minute workout from Google.

With Shawna’s program, I knew talking about how she is 50 and is in incredible shape would inspire my readers plus the involvement of using challenges with every workout is certainly different. After all, what 50-year old woman do you know that can bang out 20 pull-ups and has flat abs? I was happy to share that with my readers and customers.

Lesson # 3 – Let Your Readers Know About the Creators of the Programs You’re Selling

Prior to the launch, I would always mention Shawna’s name occasionally to let them know that I trust this expert and what they have to offer. I have no doubt this made an impact on the number of sales I had with her program. Aaaa-haaaaa.

Lesson # 4 – Create a Bonus that Ties in or Compliments the Product

By creating a new bonus, my readers got Shawna’s program along with more new stuff from me. It was a win/win. I created a bodyweight challenge program called, “Challenge Madness” that I know helped with sales. I know… that was a clever name… Aaaaaa-haaaa.

Now after a launch like this, I would really like to figure out what emails and broadcasts worked the best. In other words, a sale from day four may have been from my broadcast on day one. I’m looking at tracking future broadcasts so I can really focus on what my readers respond to.

Mikey, how do I do that?

Read this helpful blog post from Clickbank:
https://support.clickbank.com/entries/22803362-All-About-HopLinks

Scroll a little further than halfway down and you’ll see how to add tracking ids to your affiliate links when promoting products through clickbank.

Aaaa-haaaa,

Mike Whitfield
“A man who procrastinates in his choosing will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance.” – Hunter S. Thompson

Craig Ballantyne

Craig Ballantyne is the author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life. Craig has been a contributor to Men’s Health magazine for over 17 years. Today he teaches his gift high-performing entrepreneurs how to squeeze more out of their days, increase their income, and make more quality time for their families in his Perfect Life Workshop and Work-Life Mastery programs. Craig used his own advice to overcome crippling anxiety attacks in 2006, and he’ll teach you his 5 Pillars of Success so you can increase your income, decrease your work time, and live the life of your dreams. Learn more about Craig at craigballantyne.com

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Craig Ballantyne

Craig Ballantyne is the author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the Day and Control Your Life. Craig has been a contributor to Men’s Health magazine for over 17 years. Today he teaches his gift high-performing entrepreneurs how to squeeze more out of their days, increase their income, and make more quality time for their families in his Perfect Life Workshop and Work-Life Mastery programs. Craig used his own advice to overcome crippling anxiety attacks in 2006, and he’ll teach you his 5 Pillars of Success so you can increase your income, decrease your work time, and live the life of your dreams. Learn more about Craig at craigballantyne.com