The truth about product creation


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@kathleengage on @slideshare Lots of people want to create information products, but the truth is, most never will. Or, if they do create them, they likely won't make money. I recently conducted a survey to find out what the market temperature is, You may be surprised with my findings.


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The truth about product creation

  1. 1. The results are in for the product creation survey. Over 500 responses so far with morecoming in every day. If you missed the opportunity to respond got to you hit done, you will be taken to a page where you can download my free video,Power Profits 101: 3 must do’s in marketing to make more money this month thanall of last year.Here are the results from what we received up to this point.Do you currently have information products developed?Yes 63.9%No 36.1%How long have you been creating products?Less than a month 16.2%One year 19.0%2-3 years 18.3%3-5 years 11.4%More than 5 years 35.0%Gow many products have you created1 23.2%<5 36.8%5 - 10 18.4%10-20 6.7%>20 14.9%
  2. 2. Do you make money from your products?Not at all 40.1%Under $100 per month 27.2%Under $500 per month 9.3%Under $1000 per month 5.3%$1000 – $3,000 per month 4.8%$3,000 – $5,000 per month 3.5%More than $5,000 9.8%What are your greatest challenges with product creation?Knowledge 15.4%Time 49.2%Money 22.0%Resources to help 33.5%me do thisFear 11.5%People to buy 36.8%If you could learn one thing about product creation, what would it be?The majority of people responded with how to market and sell their products. Therewere many respondents who wanted to know how to create faster and more effectively.Many others wanted to know how to find the resources to outsource to.Quite a few said they just don’t know where to start.If you could ask me one question about making money online, what would it be?NicestYour information is great Kathleen. I trust you and know you go above and beyond withyour information. You are the real deal.FunniestQ: Do you know someone willing to help someone like me pro-bono, I mean for free?
  3. 3. A: Would you go to your doctor, dentist or auto mechanic and ask them to provide theirservices for free? Likely not.So why would you believe that those of us who offer various types of business buildingresources and training should offer things for free?If you’re serious about generating revenue through product creation and online meansyou must be willing to invest.You would be amazed at how much I continue to invest in my education, learning,mentors and training. Virtually everyone I know who takes running a business onlineseriously invests in their business.Granted, when you first start out your investments will be less than when your businessis generating hundreds of thousands of dollars per year. But you absolutely must bewilling to invest.SaddestQ1: Isn’t it basically a complete racket of affiliate marketing b.s. out there?Q2: Is it legit? Do you have references?Q3: Are there any honest people left in the internet marketing world.A: I will be the first to admit there are scams online. And yet, there are plenty ofhonest people who have incredible information to offer the market. If you have notnoticed this, I believe it’s because you are not looking.For example, if you check me out you will see I have been around for decades as havemany of my colleagues.We offer real solutions to real problems. There are plenty of people who have postedpositive comments about us.If you think we are all scammers, running rackets and not honest, that’s likely all you willsee.A quick search through Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and various other locations willreveal a lot. There are plenty of hard working experts who are definitely the real deal.We run our online businesses like businesses. Anyone who is serious about makingmoney online must be willing to invest time, money and resources.Those who are constantly looking for something for nothing will never, ever, ever beable to run a successful business.
  4. 4. There are people in virtually any industry you can think of who are making a great livingonline. Many you will never hear about because they are not selling services,information products and resources on how to make money.Industries like health and nutrition, photography, dog training, spiritual topics, real estateinvestments, astrology, and interior design to name just a few.Over the next few months I am going to provide responses to many of the hundreds ofquestions that were submitted. Be watching for this information as it is designed to helpyou achieve your goals in the fastest, most efficient, most integrous way possible.Haven’t taken the survey yet? Go to Kathleen Gages website to receive a free video Power Profits 101:3 Must-Dos in Marketing www.PowerUpForProfits.comAbout Kathleen GageKathleen Gage is the “no-nonsense, common sense” speaker, author, product creationspecialist and owner of the highly successful company, “Power Up for Profits.” Kathleenhelps entrepreneurs make money online. Kathleen’s clients are driven by making adifference through their own unique voice.Considered to be one of the nation’s most passionate speakers, Kathleen is known forcutting through the fluff and helping people to leave their sob stories behind, so they canstop focusing on the past and start looking towards the future. She speaks and teachesabout what she believes are the core elements of a successful life: accountability,integrity, honesty and living with passion and hope.Kathleens mission is to help people understand that their business is merely a meansto get their message out to the world. She teaches that it’s not just about what you do,but the reasons behind why you do it.