Categories : List Building Online Business Strategy, Planning and Structure


Warrior Special Offers are a great method for lead generation.  You pay $20 for a WSO sales thread and you can put your special offer in front of the traffic on the Forum.

I have noticed that a number of Warriors create free WSO’s – these convert at around 50% or better.  If you were then to add a low-priced upsell after the free offer, it would not take much to recoup the expense of your thread and you would have a list of prospects and buyers to market to.

The only problem with these leads is that these prospects would be comparatively low value because it is likely that they are being bombarded by offer after offer and some of them will be freebie seekers.  Also, most people do not value that which they get for free so they may not even consume your product!

I was doing some research in Warrior Plus and I noticed that some marketers are using this method frequently and here are their results:

Product / Launch Date Sales Visitor Visitor Avg. Comm Refund Niche
Vendor Conv. Value Price Rate Rate
22/11/2014 250+ 59% $0.18 $0.30 0%
FREE WSO: Fiverr Informer Fiverr
FREE WSO: The Basics of Internet Marketing 13/11/2014 100+ 47% $0.00 $0.00 0% IM Basics
Reed Floren
11/11/2014 100+ 57% $0.00 $0.00 0%
FREE WSO: 9 Surefire Traffic Strategies
Reed Floren
Done for you sales and list building funnel Version II 11/11/2014 1000+ 51% $0.61 $1.19 0%
FREE WSO: The 7 Internet Businesses You Can Start Today 10/11/2014 250+ 56% $0.00 $0.00 100% 0%
Reed Floren
04/11/2014 100+ 57% $0.00 $0.00 0%
FREE WSO: How to Make Money as an Affiliate Marketer in 48 Hours Affiliate Marketing
Reed Floren
31/10/2014 100+ 50% $0.00 $0.00 0%
FREE WSO: The 3 Pillars Your Internet Business Needs IM Basics
Reed Floren
Easy Online Profits 12/10/2014 1000+ 8% $0.00 $0.05 0%

As you can see from these stats, some of these WSO’s are getting a 1,000 plus leads.

I notice that Barb Ling tends to create products around breaking news whilst Reed Floren is attracting newbies with products that cover the basics of internet marketing.  Both these experienced marketers will be montetising these leads on the back-end like crazy.

It may be worth moving the squeeze page offer on your blog onto the Warrior Forum to get the benefit of the Forum traffic – it’s just an idea!

You can keep bumping the thread as long as you keep getting some good leads and can monitor your return from the leads that you generate.

Perhaps this research will give you the motivation to use Warrior Special Offers for lead generation purposes – if so, join my list if you want to keep informed about more strategies for making money online or indeed for list building.

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Mark Salmon is an internet marketing consultant. Mark creates digital information products about starting and building an online business. Prior to starting his online business, Mark was a corporate banker based in the UK, then ran a business consultancy for around 8 years before deciding that his future was internet marketing. You can connect with Mark at: Mark's Google Plus Page Mark's Facebook Fan Page Mark's YouTube Channel Mark's Blog

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