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5 ways to size up the competition – and beat them

5 ways to size up the competition – and beat them

Are you stressed about competition? With almost 200 million websites currently online and climbing every day you could be forgiven for thinking your affiliate site will get crowded out by the competition. But you can still thrive despite competing sites in your niche. How?

It comes back to an old schoolyard principle.

At school if there was ever a chance you might get into a fight, and you were smart, you would check out your potential opponent first. What were your chances of successfully...

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Relevance – the seemingly obvious but often forgotten rule of marketing

Relevance – the seemingly obvious but often forgotten rule of marketing

"Hello and welcome to Best Buy, would you like to see our selection of pineapples?"

Would you ever expect to walk into an electronics store only to have them offer you a great deal on fruit?

How about going to the local gas station to find them offering you the best designer fashion? (Exxon Versace?)  Sounds absurd right? Of course it does! But it's no less absurd if you do it online!

I am officially sick to death of irrelevant advertisements on websites. If I go to a site that is...

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Affiliate Strategies and FTC Tips Webinar

Affiliate Strategies and FTC Tips Webinar

Hey Guys,

I've just finished recording a live webinar entitled "Affiliate Strategies and FTC Tips".

I've prepared a lot of killer information for you in this webinar so make sure you take the time to watch it.

Below are just some of the things I will be shared:

  • An amazing email marketing trick that I use to increase my affiliate commissions by 50-100%
  • How to make your affiliate sites FTC compliant (new rules are coming into effect December 1 so you need to be aware of what to do
  • My new...
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5 Reasons You Should Sell What You Know

5 Reasons You Should Sell What You Know

Again and again, the biggest question newbie's ask is "how do I decide which products to promote?"

Now when you're first starting out, this decision can be a little daunting - everyone wants to be that overnight success, and if you make a mistake in choosing the right niche, you're worried that you won't be able to recover.

Well for starters - quit worrying so much!

If you get your first niche wrong, you learn what you can from it and you move on! Even the best internet marketers get...

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Writing a blog post? Do you really know your audience?

Writing a blog post? Do you really know your audience?

Writing for the web has its fair share of challenges. We've already addressed a few in our blogging lessons but what about learning more about your audience? There are some enormous advantages to spending time discovering what makes your readers tick, above all, holding their interest in the long term! The difficulty is that when you’re writing it’s all too easy to get so wrapped up in conveying your own amazing insights that you forget the very reason you’re writing a blog post in the...

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