The first alternative method is to set up your sales page at sites like WordPress.com or Blogger.com. These sites are completely free and for the most part you can create pages and blogs to your heart's content. This is not a perfect solution which I will get into why momentarily. But it is an option and it is free.

For a comprehensive list of other free blogs please refer to:

http://mashable.com/2007/08/06/free-blog-hosts/

Now for the downsides to this method. The first is you don't control the websites. Just do a search here on the term "Squidoo" and you'll see exactly what I am talking about. The second is you may not be able to get the pages to look the way you want them to due to restrictions within the themes being used.

If you decide to implement sales pages using this method my advice to you is to do the following:

  • Store the text (HTML code) that is generated from the pages on your hard drive or in the cloud (DropBox, Google Drive, etc.) This way if any of the blog providers suddenly restricts you from posting, you have the code to get up and running somewhere else.
  • Keep a spreadsheet of all the blogs/pages that you have created, including user names and passwords, pages, posts, etc. I would store this in the cloud as well.


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philaccardo Premium
Hi:
Interesting but I am confused, please explain: what is your final choice: Hidden lead pages or Leadpages? Could I use the Leadpages way with any other similar Squeeze Page creator.
Is there a training about that?
Thanks/Phil
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AlexEvans Premium
This is excellent stuff so helpfull. Well laid out and to the point had certainly clarifed some isues for me. Thankyou very much
Alexander
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georama Premium
Thanks for the info and educating us as well.
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christopherM Premium
I've had my doubts about this as well. I'm fairly new to paid traffic, and landing pages and that cool stuff. In fact when I first started I couldn't see myself ever wanting to use them...that's all changed now.

I've tried running traffic to my blog posts, and even though I may not have the best CTA's, I can see this is not the best use of my PPC dollar. I'm not good at design, so I kinda wish a 1,000 word post had the highest conversion rate, but it doesn't. LOL
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