Authority Affiliate Marketing

You can learn a lot about an authority Internet business by studying the niche site model.

What niche sites do really well is they leverage the power of search engines like Google.  By targeting keyword phrases and building content around them, it’s not hard to get a lot of free traffic.

So while I don’t think you should solely focus on Google, I still think it’s important to make search engine optimization (SEO) one tool in your arsenal of traffic generation strategies.

For phase #1 of building DevelopGoodHabits.com as an authority site, I’m following the niche site model and creating content around a cluster of keyword phrases.

In this post, we’ll talk about the first phase of this plan – with an emphasis on how to take advantage of long-tail keywords.  [click to continue…]

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Starting a new website might seem easy.

In theory, you only need to purchase web hosting and download a free WordPress theme.

Unfortunately the process is more challenging than you might think.  If you want to succeed with this new website, then you need a professional look.  This is especially true if you’re using it to launch an Authority Internet Business.

Most websites have a few “hidden costs” that might not be initially obvious.  Typically it takes at least a few hundred dollars to get one off the ground.

In this post, I’ll detail the costs I incurred while building my authority site, DevelopGoodHabits.com.  Specifically I’ll show how an investment of $587.32 will position my site for future success. [click to continue…]

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After picking a niche, choosing a domain name is the biggest hurdle for most online entrepreneurs.

Often you wonder:

“Should I pick a unique name or should I use a keyword?”

The domain name you select can have a long-term impact on a website – especially if your goal is to build an Authority Internet Business.

In this edition of the AIB case study, we’ll go over how to choose a domain name.  Specifically I’ll talk about the two primary strategies you can use: [click to continue…]

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#1 Metric for a Successful Affiliate BusinessWhat’s the key to building a successful affiliate marketing business?

You need many different things to “make it” as an affiliate.

This includes: A good niche, quality content, the right products, and targeted list building.

Above them all, there is a single metric that’s critical to the success of  your affiliate marketing business.

It’s called the “Subscriber Value.”

On my new YouTube Channel, I explain Subscriber Value and why it’s an important factor in the success of your website: [click to continue…]

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Tortoise and Hare Affiliate MarketerI believe there are two major types of affiliate marketers:

  • One type I like to call the Tortoise
  • One type I like to call the Hare

This idea came to me from the old fable of “The Tortoise and the Hare”.

Obviously, Aesop didn’t think about affiliate marketing when he wrote the fable, but the principles are easy to recognize.

I think it’s important to recognize your “affiliate marketing type.”

The reason?

This choice will have a huge impact on the success of your affiliate marketing business.

So are you a… [click to continue…]

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My Birthday PresentHappy birthday to me.  Happy birthday to me.  Happy biiiiiiiiirthday…to me. 

In celebration of my birthday, I’d like to give away free copies of the brand new Amazon Kindle book:

“Affiliate Marketing for Beginners in 2012”

From 12:00 AM today (June 28th) all the way to 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time); you can go to Amazon and download a free copy.

It’s my way of giving back to everyone who has read, commented, and helped out my blog.

So a BIG thank you to everyone! [click to continue…]

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10 Surprising Reasons Why You Should Become an Authority Affiliate Marketer

May 18, 2012

Tired of getting bad results with niche affiliate sites? Discover the many reasons why you should think about becoming an authority affiliate marketer.

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How I Would Start Over with Affiliate Marketing

April 19, 2012

How to start over with affiliate marketing. This post details how I would get started with affiliate marketing if I lost everything.

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Find Affiliate Products to Promote? (YOUR Suggestions)

April 7, 2012

How do you find affiliate products to promote? Answer this question and you will be entered into a contest where I am giving away a free copy of my eBook.

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How to Make Passive Income Online: 6 Strategies for Making Money on the Internet

November 15, 2011

Want to make passive income online? If so, read the six strategies I’ve personally used to make money on the Internet.

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Stop Commission Theft! (How to Manually Cloak Affiliate Links)

October 6, 2011

Did you know it’s really easy to steal your hard-earned commissions. That’s why it’s important to learn how to cloak affiliate links. In this guest post, Cristina, shows how to mask these links and protect yourself!

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THE Fast Way to Make Money (The 30-Day Plan for Making $1000)

September 20, 2011

Do you need $1000 in the next month? If so, use this 7-step plan for quickly building short-term Internet income.

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