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Thousands of internet marketers, entrepreneurs, content creators and brands will ascend upon Las Vegas this weekend for Affiliate Summit West 2017. Not only has Affiliate Summit become one of the largest affiliate and internet marketing conferences in the world today, it’s also one I’ve been closely associated with ever since the beginning.
Have you had the chance to look at the backlinks for #1 ranked content pages across diverse industries? Well, it’s easier said than done. It’s a lot of hard work. However, we chose eCommerce and decided to check thousands of links that point to Shopify (the blog). Here’s what we found: What we found amazed us.
When it comes to making money online, you have a lot of choices. No matter if you are focused on affiliate marketing, filling out surveys, doing freelance writing on the side or even starting a blog — there is a whole world of opportunity out there just waiting for you. If you don’t find immediate success with one option, there is always another right around the corner.
The last couple months of the year are crucial for many consumer-focused companies. People are in the mood to buy during the holiday season, and there is a lot of competition for their attention. In order to build up engagement, you need to create content that helps ease consumers into your sales funnel.
If you want to build a successful blog, brand, or business on the internet today, you need to focus on a lot more than just your content and providing value to your audience. While content and value are always going to be important, let’s be real… we are in a fast-paced world where visual content is everything.
Do you have a personal brand or logo? How about your website or online business? Your personal or business brand is a lot more than just a logo or a way for an audience to recognize your brand — it’s a way to relate with your audience, build trust and brand power over time. We are all familiar with the concept and importance of having a great logo It’s more than a fancy, visua ...
Social media can be fickle at times. With more than 3 billion users now spread across social platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, it’s more important than ever to know not only what’s being said about your brand, but also where and how you should address it. This is something the business and branding world refers to as ‘reputation management‘.
Affiliate marketing is still one of the best ways to make money on the internet. Not only does it allow you to connect with some of the biggest brand names in the world today, it also allows you to work from anywhere while also not having to hold any inventory or even deal with customers in the process.
Attending conferences and events in your area is one of the best ways to get ahead. Heck, even if they aren’t in your area, they are well worth the trip or flight to get there! With so many different events taking place at different locations and times across the world, this is now easier than ever. That’s exactly what is going to be taking place this week at FinCon 17 in Dallas Texas.
The barriers to entry for starting and running your own business are far lower than they have ever been in the past. You don’t need to have a physical storefront in order to sell physical goods to actual people because you can do all of that online. You don’t even need to have physical goods, for that matter, because you can get into the business of selling digital goods instead.
Search engine traffic is the lifeblood for any profitable website. Without website traffic, you can’t drive more sales. It’s as simple as that. Did you know that 90% of bloggers struggle to get more traffic to their sites? I know how frustrating it is to spending time on writing quality posts but not generating any website traffic.
It’s no secret mobile phones are expensive. They’ve always been pricey items, but today’s demand is higher than ever and more technology is being integrated. As a result, Apple has announced its iPhone X, the most powerful iPhone to date, will cost about $1,000. With more people using their mobile devices than ever before to access the internet, it’s important to not just think ...
Losing a customer can be devastating for any business. Losing them because of a credit card decline that comes from outdated information is just plain frustrating. Keeping credit card information current is a necessity for all business owners, yet it is a task that gets little attention. With the expansion of e-commerce, customers can make online purchases quicker and easier than ever before.
Explainer videos are simply one of the best ways to convert an audience into a high-quality lead or sale. We all know the power of online video and how effective it is with not only audience engagement and grabbing attention, but also with an increase in conversions and ranking higher in the search results.
One of my favorite things to talk about at conferences and write about on the blog is the many different ways to make money online. The internet has made it extremely easy and cost effective for anyone to start a business of their own. Not only is there really no excuse to not get started with an online business, there’s actually little-to-no investment required as well.
On the internet, it might seem quite easy to start a business of your own. In most cases, all you need is a domain name, web hosting, and an idea for your business. However, if you’re going to start a much larger business where you might be hiring employees and need investment money, you might be considering your different options for funding the company or even taking out a business loan.
Affiliate marketing is simply one of the best ways to make money on the internet today. It’s actually been one of the best methods for over 20 years now. Having been involved in the world of affiliate marketing since the mid-90s, I’ve had the opportunity to not only grow an online business of my own but also see how it’s changed the way business is done around the world.
So, you’ve decided to start a business. Congratulations! You’ve got a great idea and a plan, but now comes the hard part: finding the funds to turn your idea into a viable business. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to obtain the funds you need to get your business off the ground — and also quite fortunate, starting a business on the internet is actually much more cost-effect ...