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17 Amazon Affiliate Sites – Real World Examples & Traffic Stats

Looking for examples of Amazon Affiliate Sites? You’re in the right place! Let’s look at some real examples of actual Amazon Associate sites. You’ll have a chance to get 1,000s of keywords that they rank for. Disclaimer: I have sites out there and have lots of friends with sites so I’ve taken great care to NOT […] Read more

A Struggle for Productivity – Important vs Urgent

I’m sitting here at my local coffee shop — struggling. I had to close the Chrome tab with my Gmail, two tabs actually, one for each email account. I planned on writing a bunch but my habit of checking and sending emails is strong. Closing the tab was the only way. That little banner incrementing […] Read more

Why You Should Work Remotely

Working remotely totally changed my working life. I’m so much happier than I was working in an office. My friend, Taiss, wrote this post for me. She’s been a digital nomad for years and recently stopped traveling quite as much. Check out more of her stuff at her blog, Together To Wherever. You may recognize her husband […] Read more

Private Blog Networks: Do they work anymore? PBN 101: Basics to Advanced

I heard about Private Blog Networks, or PBNs for short, last year around the same time that I heard about niche websites. PBNs seemed very exciting and very powerful. PBNs can also be confusing and slightly complicated to set up for a novice, or even an experienced internet marketer. There are many moving parts to a PBN and several failure points.

Can I Create a Site by Publishing Content & Never Building Links?

Short answer: Yes, you can publish content for your affiliate site and completely ignore link building. But you should build links and otherwise promote your site. Let me explain why and give you some ideas to promote your site to get links, without directly building backlinks. Quick Analogy Imagine a restaurant opens that’s out of the […] Read more

6 Figure Business Ideas You Can Start TODAY

Here’s how my first service business started… When I was 12 years old, I wanted a CD player so I asked my dad if I could get one. “How will you buy the CDs if you get a player?” my dad asked. “I don’t know,” I said. My dad said, “Well come up with a […] Read more

E-A-T: Make Your Affiliate Site More Credible and Trusting

How can you make your affiliate site trustworthy? That’s what this post covers, and why you want to earn the trust of your visitors and Google. You learn about the: The so-called Medic Update Google Rater Guidelines and E-A-T 3 Ways to Demonstrate and Borrow Expertise and Authority 6 Ways to Build Trust The Medic […] Read more

Anchor Text

Anchor Text is an interesting thing. Backlinks form the basis for search engine optimization and marketing.

Sure there are at least 200 ranking factors that Google uses to rank websites, but the main factor is backlinks. And if you think you can rank without backlinks, you need to think again. There may be some cases where it happens, but not often.

7 Ways to Actually Improve Conversions For The Retail Season

Most affiliate sites make a lot of money over the retail season — November and December. It’s especially true when you have an Amazon Affiliate Site. People buy a lot on Amazon and as an Amazon Associates member, you get credit for everything in the cart when the customer places an order. It’s the biggest […] Read more

Where Do You Find and Hire Writers?

I remember when I sat down to write the first blog post on my very first niche site. It was exciting, yet scary. I was looking at the cursor in the WordPress post editor. I struggled my way to 500 words, filled with mistakes. Fast forward just three years to 2016 and I was publishing an […] Read more

How to Get Links to Affiliate Posts

I’ll explain four ways to help you get backlinks to your affiliate content with white hat guest posts that Google will like. And that your competitors can’t replicate. So you found a niche, launched your site, and now you’re starting your outreach to help promote your Amazon Affiliate site. First, pat yourself on the back […] Read more

How to Improve Keyword Golden Ratio Post Ranking

  I got a question about Keyword Golden Ratio… “My brand new site is 3 weeks old and the KGR is ranked at 16. How do I move it up in the search? Any tips?” If you are unfamiliar with Keyword Golden Ratio (KGR). It’s essentially the supply and demand of keywords. You can rank […] Read more

How to Stay Motivated

I had just emailed a client. He was thrilled with my work and wanted to buy more of my services.

Yay! 

Right?

Actually, no. I felt drained and tired.

I launched a guest posting service in 2015 because I was good at it and I wanted to see what it would be like to run a service business.

The service was on pace for a six-figure year with just me working part-time, plus a freelance virtual assistant working about 10 hours per week. So business was good and growing, but something was off.

My motivation was really low for this growing business.

Why is it “hard” to hire writers and freelancers?

“Focus on a few key objectives … I only have three things to do. I have to choose the right people, allocate the right number of dollars, and transmit ideas from one division to another with the speed of light. So I’m really in the business of being the gatekeeper and the transmitter of ideas.” […] Read more

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