Tim Ikels - Creator, Publisher, Marketer

Income-Producing Activities (IPA): The Key, Zero Fluff

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Let’s be real. You want your online business to make money. That’s why we need to talk about IPAs - the stuff that actually fills your bank account.

Forget the noise. Here’s the deal:

Picture a funnel. We’re stuffing interested people into the top and watching money flow out the bottom.

Minimum requirement: A basic lead-gen setup. We need that opt-in offer (aka lead magnet) and page. That’s job one.

But hold on… can’t we sell right now?

Nope. Most folks won’t buy from a stranger.

We gotta build trust. We become the expert they rely on. It’s about respecting people, not hard-selling.

How To Build Trust?

How do you build trust? Insane amounts of value. Help them, solve their problems.

Then, and only then, can you recommend the right product (whether yours or an affiliate offer).

Bad news: Shady folks abuse this. Recommending junk for a quick buck destroys your reputation.

Don’t be that person.

So, what are these magical IPAs?

  1. Traffic Gen: Get Noticed

    • Where’s your crowd online? What keeps them up at night? Get in their heads.
    • Free traffic: Create helpful content EVERYWHERE they hang out.
    • Paid traffic: Super-targeted ads, but funnel them to your email list first.
  2. Conversion: Make ’em Love You

    • Your email list is gold. Nurture those leads, be insanely helpful.
    • Offers have to scream “I NEED THIS”. Solve their problems.
  3. Boost Customer Lifetime Value

    • Happy customers spend more. More products, upgrades, the whole deal.

This stuff works. But it’s not magic.

It’s about consistently doing the things that move the money needle.

Stay awesome,

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