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8 Lessons Affiliate Marketers Can Learn From A £87m Super Affiliate Site

Filed in Affiliate Marketing, Case Studies by on November 18, 2016 6 Comments
8 Lessons Affiliate Marketers Can Learn From A £87m Super Affiliate Site

Affiliate marketing is a beautiful lie that promises millions in passive income but in reality rarely goes beyond penny-commissions. And even when the rewards and commissions are higher, it’s not possible for broke bedroom marketers like you to compete with the big players and claim your tiny market share and build a sustainable passive income […]

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How to Set Up Thrive Leads to Grow Your Niche Site's Email List

How to Set Up Thrive Leads to Grow Your Niche Site's Email List

About a year and a half ago, I wrote this post on how to set up popups with OptinMonster. When my OptinMonster subscription ran out, I tried SumoMe. And while others swear by it, it just wasn’t for me. And, most recently, I bought a license to use Thrive Leads on my page, and I’ve […]

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8 Lessons Learned From Running an Official Online Business for One Year

8 Lessons Learned From Running an Official Online Business for One Year

At the time of writing, I’ve been running my business online for almost 13 months. My LLC paperwork was filed in the state of North Carolina on September 21, 2015, and it’s been one hell of a ride since then. Good things have happened, bad things have happened. And I’ve learned a lot… more than […]

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[Step by Step Guide] How To Create 2 Months of Content In 3 Days

[Step by Step Guide] How To Create 2 Months of Content In 3 Days

In our Facebook community, you’d think content was the bane of our existence. There’s constantly questions about: Where to find affordable content writers How to write content quickly, How to write authority content What type of content is most effective for traffic How to write product reviews that sell And how to get gigs as a […]

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7 Eye-Opening Niche Marketing Lessons from Pokémon Go

Filed in Affiliate Marketing, Case Studies by on September 16, 2016 2 Comments
7 Eye-Opening Niche Marketing Lessons from Pokémon Go

Unless you’ve been living on another planet or completely disconnected from the internet... I’m sure you’ve heard about Pokémon Go . It's the addictive smartphone game that has taken the world by storm. You might even be a Pokémon addict yourself. Since its global launch on July 6th 2016, Pokémon Go has more than 100 million app […]

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4 Important Lessons Niche Marketers Can Learn From Marketing Giant Agoda.com

Filed in Affiliate Marketing, Case Studies, Sales by on August 28, 2016 9 Comments
4 Important Lessons Niche Marketers Can Learn From Marketing Giant Agoda.com

Take it from a career traveller: Booking a hotel is one of the most important parts of travel. Knowing you're going to turn up to somewhere: clean, with a good location, good price and a piping hot breakfast is peace of mind you can't put a price on. (But, probably about $80 a night if […]

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How To Make Sales With Facebook Ads: 15+ Profitable Case Studies

Filed in Case Studies, Social Media, Traffic by on August 24, 2016 8 Comments
How To Make Sales With Facebook Ads: 15+ Profitable Case Studies

If you're not using Facebook ads... Then you may as well be giving a piece of your business to your competition. There's no better, faster way to increase sales than with Facebook ads. Whether you're on a tight budget or you'd like to test a thousand times before deciding which ad set to go with, […]

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Niche Site Challenge: Why You Need To Forget Your Income If You Want Your Niche Site To Be Successful [Part 3]

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies by on August 21, 2016 7 Comments
Niche Site Challenge: Why You Need To Forget Your Income If You Want Your Niche Site To Be Successful [Part 3]

You can see all updates from the Niche Site Challenge here. Running a Niche Site is, by far, the most rewarding experience of my online career so far. Forget quitting my job and becoming a writer. Forget landing big clients like Canva and Matthew Woodward. Forget that time I wrote an article high on the […]

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How To Hire A Virtual Assistant To Do Mundane Tasks & Save You Tons Of Time (And It's Not As Expensive As You Think!)

How To Hire A Virtual Assistant To Do Mundane Tasks & Save You Tons Of Time (And It's Not As Expensive As You Think!)

Being your own boss and having control over your income is the ideal situation for us all, agreed? I think we can all agree with that statement—whether we're already making our dream incomes or not. Another think I think we can all agree with as niche marketers, though, is that just because making a lot of […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Blog Comment Traffic [Yes, It Still Works!]

The Ultimate Guide To Blog Comment Traffic [Yes, It Still Works!]

There was a day, not too long ago, that blog comment for traffic just disappeared as a strategy. Aside from the occasional spam comment selling Viagra or knock-off Jimmy Choo’s, there were no real quality blog comments knocking around any more. It seems that bloggers, because of one Guru or another, has decided they were […]

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Niche Site Challenge: Facebook Videos, Blog Comments & Getting In The Dirt [Part 2]

Niche Site Challenge: Facebook Videos, Blog Comments & Getting In The Dirt [Part 2]

You can see all updates from the Niche Site Challenge here. Firstly, let me apologize to you: You’re getting this post a little late. Because, as I sit here and type this, I’m in some awful little kitchen in rural Spain connecting to the most god-awful WiFi in the world. I’ll come to why that […]

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How To Easily Make Videos And Start Your Own YouTube Channel

How To Easily Make Videos And Start Your Own YouTube Channel

I had an epiphany a few months ago. An epiphany that would: Help me stand out in my niche that's already full to the brim with competition. Build loyalty with the readers I'd already collected. And create incredible content exclusive to the world's second largest search engine. And by “epiphany,” I mean someone I was having […]

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3 Facebook Traffic Case Studies: Including How I Got 11K Engaging Fans With $22 (In 5 Days)

3 Facebook Traffic Case Studies: Including How I Got 11K Engaging Fans With $22 (In 5 Days)

This is a guest submission by Jitendra Jain... Facebook ads are amazing aren't they? They are cheap, easy to customize, and test out. There's no doubt in my mind that you would rather see the traffic flow right away, rather than waiting on Google to rank and let you bank. Forget waiting though. You can start […]

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[Step by Step Guide] How To Use ShareASale to Find a Niche That's Profitable

[Step by Step Guide] How To Use ShareASale to Find a Niche That's Profitable

We've previously talked about how to use Amazon's product category and ranking system to help you find a niche, but today we're going to explore how to do that on ShareASale. ShareASale is different from Amazon, in that it isn't a B2C consumer marketplace. Shoppers can't go to the ShareASale website and make purchases. In other […]

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How To Start A Travel Blog: Introducing The Niche Site Challenge [Part 1]

How To Start A Travel Blog: Introducing The Niche Site Challenge [Part 1]

You can see all updates from the Niche Site Challenge here. If you’re a member of the Nichehacks Mastermind you may have seen the huge confession I made to everyone. If not here it is for you again in full:     And this commitment still stands. In fact, I’m going one step further. Let […]

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How To Generate 105 Blog Topics In One Hour [Case Study]

How To Generate 105 Blog Topics In One Hour [Case Study]

It could make you cry, right? Trying to come up with good ideas for blog topics. You’ve got the pressure of a deadline looming over you. You’re scared to death of writing bad content. And, not one single idea you write feels like it’s any good. It feels like you should just pack it all […]

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Can You Really Make Life Changing Income From Blogging? Well Just Ask These 13 Bloggers Making $100K+ Per Year

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies by on May 17, 2016 11 Comments
Can You Really Make Life Changing Income From Blogging? Well Just Ask These 13 Bloggers Making $100K+ Per Year

This is a guest submission by Andrew Wise... Just a few years ago, blogging was seen as little more than a hobby that people enjoyed after they came home from their daily jobs. As a matter of fact, only 8% of bloggers earned enough money to be able to support a family as recently as […]

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[Step by Step Guide] How To Revive Old Content For More Google Traffic

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies, Content by on May 14, 2016 10 Comments
[Step by Step Guide] How To Revive Old Content For More Google Traffic

I'm going to tell you something now that's going to scare you. Are you ready? Hold tight... Your new content is worthless. Yeah, you read that right. As it stands, right now, your new content - unless it goes insanely viral - is worth absolutely jack shit. Nada. Zilch. Bugger all. Why? Because your new […]

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7 Niche Marketing Lessons Learned From Working At NicheHacks For 17 Months

7 Niche Marketing Lessons Learned From Working At NicheHacks For 17 Months

It’s hard to believe I’ve been writing for NicheHacks for nearly a year and a half now. But I started working with Stuart in November 2014, and my first post published on December 1st. And I’m not just kissing ass when I say it’s been one of my favorite projects to work on. Stuart is great […]

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6 Lessons I Learned The Hard Way From Niche Guest Blogging In The Past 6 Months

Filed in Blogging, Case Studies, Content by on April 21, 2016 5 Comments
6 Lessons I Learned The Hard Way From Niche Guest Blogging In The Past 6 Months

I’ve been in the blogging / online writing / niche marketing game for about six years. I know it’s not nearly as long as a lot of the pros, but six years is a substantial amount of time to get some serious learning done… especially trial and error learning. (“Trial and error” is my way […]

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