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Get More Blog Traffic Using Pinterest – WITHOUT Using Any Automation Tools – in Just 10-15 Minutes/Day

I’m a Pinterest crackhead! Yep, that just about accurately describes my addiction to the site. And I’m not hooked on sharing recipes or any of the latest scrapbooking ideas (although if that’s your cup of tea, that’s fine too). I’m super-glued to Pinterest these days because it delivers traffic – loads of site traffic!…

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Affiliate Marketing Tip for Newbies: What to Do When You Get Rejected by an Affiliate Program

When you first start applying to a lot of affiliate programs — especially the biggies like CommissionJunction — you’re likely to be rejected for lack of traffic. Your blog will probably be new, so it’s totally understandable. But don’t despair, there is a way around this; or at least other things you can do to start making money in affiliate marketing in spite of this….

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The Pros and Cons of Selling a Self-Published Ebook on Clickbank

As a self-published author of almost 100 ebooks, I’m constantly amazed at the number of outlets there are to sell and make money. One of those outlets is Clickbank. But, mention to some indie authors the possibility of selling there, and you’ll likely receive one of three reactions, ie:…

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Start Making Money in Affiliate Marketing: 10 Simple, Effective Ways to Promote Affiliate Products On Your Blog

Ahh, the feeling of getting your first affiliate sale. Most never forget it. When you first start out, it may take a day, a week, a month or even a few months before it happens. The longer it takes, the more frustrating it can be though. It’s why many don’t stick it out to experience that feeling. But I’m here to tell ya, what a feeling if you do!…

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To Make Money in Affiliate Marketing, How Many Products/Services Should You Be Promoting at One Time?

I’ve been an affiliate marketer since 2008 (dibbling and dabbling in it). Over the years, I’ve promoted probably 25 products, never seriously promoting more than half a dozen or so at at time. And when I say seriously, I mean, doing something daily/weekly to push the product – eg, blogging about it; doing guest posts, writing tutorials, placing free classified ads for it, etc….

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How to Earn $10,000/Month – or More – as a Freelance Writer: 7 Things You Should Be Doing

To earn six figures per year (at least $100,000) as a freelance writer, you never have to earn $10,000 per month; you only need to average $8,333. But boy, wouldn’t it be nice to earn five figures per month, which is usually reserved for those who specialize in highly specific niches like direct mail copywriting (with a cut on the backend), or writing case studies?…

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How to Choose the Right, Money-Making Affiliate Products & Services for Your Blog

If you’ve tried your hand at affiliate marketing, you probably already know it’s not as easy as sticking some links on your site and having money come rolling in. You have to select the right products and services to promote because this, my friend, will make or break your affiliate marketing career….

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Make Money Writing for Yourself and/or for Others: Here’s How & Why I Do It “All”

I’m a writer.”

When people ask me what I do, this is my answer. I used to say “SEO writer” or “freelance writer,” or “I work online.” All of this is true. Nowadays though, I keep it simple. I just say, “I’m a writer.” And, here’s why….

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14 Affiliate Marketers Reveal How Long It Took to Get Their First Sale & How They Did It

This past December, I took an affiliate marketing course. Even though I’ve been doing affiliate marketing since 2008, I took it because I was astounded that the developer/teacher was still in her 20s and had managed to start a blog that earns over $100,000 — per MONTH — consistently. Yeah, you read that right; it’s not a typo….

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Why 95% of Affiliate Marketers Fail & How to Be Part of the 5% Who Don’t

Affiliate marketing is touted as a low-cost/now-cost, easy-to-start online business where you can earn thousands of dollars. And it’s true. This is possible. But when you ask, “How many people actually succeed at it?”, you’ll find that it’s actually very few….

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3 Reasons Online Writers & Bloggers Need to Know How to Do Keyword Research

I’m coming into the home stretch of finishing up my how to make money writing, developing and selling your own ecourse(s) course. Right now, I’m at the point where I’m talking about how to determine if your ecourse will be profitable. One way to do this is to conduct keyword research….

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How One Blogger Earned Almost a Million Dollars In One Year from a 6-Year Old Blog

Publisher Note: Last fall when I had this site redesigned, I changed the mission of it as well. In case you’re a new reader, our new mission is “How to Make Money Writing … for Yourself and for Others.” This includes writing and self-publishing your own ebooks, developing and teaching e-classes and webinars, and affiliate marketing….

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