Choosing the Right Website Style

When deciding to go after a new niche or keyword one of the first questions that comes to mind is: what type of website should I build? A Sniper site – Targeting one product (keyword), 3 to 4 post site Or a Blog type site – Targeting one product (or more) but with a more robust site that has multiple …

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Conversion Rate

Increasing conversion rates is something every good marketer should aim for. Not only does it give you a greater return on your investment, but it also helps you do more with less – less time, less money and less effort. By making some small but important changes on your website, using the right keywords, and following up with diligent testing, …

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Site Speed – Important for SEO and User Experience

There are thousands of on page SEO factors and each one counts (even a little), so the more on page factors you have right the better. Because when you add them all up they can make a big difference in the number of backlinks you’ll need to get top rankings. The more on page factors you have going for you …

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The Importance of Online Market Research

Doing proper online market research is more important now than ever. Good market research involves understanding every facet of your niche and the opportunities around you, from your products, to pricing, to target audience and your approach to connecting with them. And although market research can be time consuming it doesn’t have to be something hard to do.  There are …

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Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish – Steve Jobs

I knew, as we all did, who Steve Jobs was, but I never had put any attention to him until he died and someone sent me a link to a YouTube video. I’ve watch that video over 15 times and each time I watch it I take away something new from it and that is why I wanted to share …

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How to Write a Convincing Product Review That Sells

Product reviews are one of the best ways for affiliate marketers to make extra money.  When done correctly, they can pre-sell readers on a particular solution.  Here’s how to write a compelling and convincing product review that will help you sell (almost!) anything. Make Your Site a Trusted Resource In this day and age of social marketing, people like resources …

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By Humans, For Humans: Using Humans.txt as a Trust Indicator

In a world where content is king and Google Analytics is everyone’s report card, it’s easy to forget that when it comes down to it, humans are the ones creating websites. When visitors lands on your website, they look for visual clues that your site is trustworthy. Trust indicators are diverse, ranging from a privacy policy, a disclaimer, or a …

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Niche Research Basics

Doing niche research is the first fundamental step when it comes to finding a topic to promote online. If you simply go out and wildly promote whichever product has the biggest commissions, or the largest audience, you’ll find yourself competing with thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of people – and a saturated market is a harbinger of doom for …

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Using schema.org to Increase your Clickthrough Rate

Schema.org came to be thanks to the collaboration of the 3 big search engines; Google, Yahoo and Bing. This site contains a list of website markups you can add to your website that will be recognized by the big 3. These markups will help search engines read and display rich snippets in their search results, making your website more visible …

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