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mark schaaf
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spying on the buyer

Was watching a webinar today from one of the Carter brothers where he had a lady talking about her formula. While she was talking she kept saying she would spy on the buyers either through facebook or twitter, of course she didn't say how she was doing this so my question is what does she mean by spy on the buyer and the biggest question is how in the world do you spy on a buyer using facebook or twitter.
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Hi Mark,

I am not sure about what the speaker means about "spying on the buyer" . My guess is that she looks at the people who visit her site's Facebook and Twitter page and goes to their individual profiles/walls and see what kind of things these people like. It's like knowing your users/target market so that you will know what product to recommend to them.

My two cents. Have a good day!
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Hi Mark,

I would also have to agree with Cecille. It could be about finding your target market though FB or Twitter by 'spying' the people who are interested on the same market the speaker promotes.

This idea may be effective, especially when you are selling or offering something online. What's good in FB and Twitter pages is that the audience are posting their queries directly on the timeline. So you can see who are actually interested and you can dd them to your own list.

Mary
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mark schaaf
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What I kind of remember her saying was like she would go into forums and see what people were talking about I think she also said she would go onto facebook and see what people were talking about. But I don't know about the facebook thing, I didn't know whether or not they have an open discussion area like a forum so if they don't how could you see what people are talking about if they didn't.
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Hi Mark,

There are communities or groups you can join in Facebook. When you do and one of the members in the group post something, you and the other members can comment on that and that's how discussion begins. It's possible she joins such groups to spy on the buyer.

Hope that helps. Have a great weekend!
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In addition to what Cecille said, you may also go to related FB pages and check what people are discussing there. You may also look at the photos and see how many people like this or posted a comment on this. This is also one way to 'spy' in social media sites.

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Cecille and Mary are correct, that's exactly what Sara Young was talking about on the webinars, she likes to 'spy' on buyers to find out WHAT they like to buy, WHY they buy it, and WHERE they buy it at, to be a better affiliate marketer.
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