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[Challenge 1/12] Domain 10todo.com

This project is part of the challenge 12 Domains for 12 Projects.

I got this domain a few years ago while living in Wroclaw, Poland. I was thinking of a simple website for travelers with a ranking of 10 things to do and / or visit for each city.

The ranking is drawn up based on the suggestions of those who live the place every day.

It’s not the best time to launch such a project, but I don’t care. Sooner or later we will travel again.

What tools am I going to use? I’m a WordPress developer, so I’ll start with a clean WordPress installation and then start designing the structure.

A short brainstorming:

  • each city will have a page with the list of the top 10 things to do with the relative score
  • there will be a form to submit your own list of 10 things to do for each single city
  • people will be able to send photos

Potential:

  • the site will be useful for those who have little time to visit a place and need a quick list of things to see and do
  • each city may have local guides to contact
  • I could create easy-to-read pdfs via Gumroad

Monetization:

  • ads
  • affiliation

I will update this page with the news.

#staytuned

How to sell your digital products for free

An investment is not always necessary to bring your digital product to market. Robin’s tweet a few days ago inspired me:

He first put the individual domains up for sale in his Gumroad account, then created a list of all his domains on Google Drive with a link to the product for sale.

Cost of the operation: € 0

Some might argue that the cost of domains must also be taken into consideration. Absolutely true, but the goal is to sell a digital product without spending an extra cent. The product could simply be an ebook whose real cost is the time it takes to write it.

The only cost is the fee you have to pay to Gumroad for every single sale

Here are the few steps to put your digital product on sale without having a budget:

Step 1: Create the digital product

First of all you need to have a product to sell. Robin had 200 domains to resell and offered the list to his audience on Twitter.

Step 2: Put the product on sale

You can create a free account on Gumroad where you can put your digital product on sale in a few steps. Just click on “New Product” and follow the instructions.

Step 3: Create a sales page

Robin didn’t want to create a web page for this. He decided to exploit the potential of Google Drive, in fact he created a document with the list of domains and the link to the individual products on Gumroad. That’s all!

Step 4: Spread the word!

In Google Drive, you can publish a document on the web. Just go to File> Publish to the web and get the link. I also recommend shortening it using the free bit.ly service.

Inspired by Robin, I did the same thing and incorporated the document into a page of my site: https://pasqualegallo.it/domains/

For any questions you can contact me on Twitter.

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