Bad Internet Marketing Advice: 19 Recommendations Ruining your Online Efforts

Bad Internet Marketing Advice

Bad Internet Marketing AdviceAt one point, we’ve all asked for advice about online business tips and  Internet marketing tools.  This is especially true when we’re starting out.  Unfortunately there’s a lot of bad information being given by the supposed Internet gurus.  Following this advice can cost you both time and money.

Today I’d like to talk about 19 faulty recommendations I’ve seen in the last few years.  Some of them are due to misinformation.  Others are outright lies told by people trying to sell their particular product.

Read each to learn what advice might be ruining your online business…

#1 – “Do What You Love and the Money will Follow”

This is a warm, fuzzy piece of advice that people love to recommend.  (It’s even included in the ever-popular book Crush It by Gary Vaynerchuck.)

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Stop Playing Affiliate Marketing Frogger And See Real Results

You definitely want to check out today’s guest post by Robert Dempsey.  Today he gives specific step-by-step detail about how to succeed with affiliate marketing if you’re just starting out.  This isn’t one of those theory posts.  Instead Robert pulls from his own persona experiences and provides an awesome tutorial.

There are many ways to go about affiliate marketing, but what actually works? By now you’ve more than likely seen the marketing videos with ClickBank earnings promising tons of cash if you follow this method or that. So you try them, perhaps you try all of them.

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Research a Niche Blueprint: How to Research Internet Marketing Niches

How to Research Internet Marketing Niches

Today, I’d like to talk about how to research an Internet marketing niche. I’ve called this post the “ultimate guide” on the subject. I don’t know if it’s going to live up to that label. But I’m going to list the same step-by-step blueprint I would use to laser target a profitable niche.

7 Advantages of Running an Online Business

It’s sad but it’s true: most of the people I know don’t like their jobs. In fact, I have a few friends who actually claim they hate their jobs. I’m proud to be an exception to the rule—I love what I do for a living. As you probably already know, my primary business is affiliate marketing and I firmly believe 100% that it’s a great work option for anyone out there who wants to run their own online business.

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10 Online Business Mistakes You Need to Avoid

It’s time for another edition of “Letters to Steve.”   In this series, I answer questions about Internet marketing, lifestyle design or anything else on your mind.  Today, I’m going to cover something William asked in the comments section of a recent post.  Specifically he wanted to know what mistakes to avoid with an online business.

This is a great question because I’ve learned more from my mistakes than anything else.  Here’s what William wrote…

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