Confused and Overwhelmed? 31 Successful Internet Marketers Tell You How to Overcome Self-Doubt

Image by @TiffanyStaples Did you know that there are over 1 million Clickbank affiliates, and 15,000 of them make a full-time income promoting Clickbank products? Quick math: that means 1.5% of Clickbank affiliates make a full-time income from it. Now, there are two ways of looking at that number: glass half-empty, and glass half-full. The glass […]

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Finding a Profitable Niche: 6 Essential Questions to Guide Your Research

Image by MassMoneyTrafficMachine So you’ve selected an audience to serve, and brainstormed some problems faced by that audience. How do you zero in on the problems that have the greatest chance of making you a profit? In this post I’m going to cover the key questions that I ask when researching a market. While answering […]

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5 Ways to Overcome FEAR in Building Your Online Business

  Image by NDMFortunes If you read my post on the challenges facing internet marketing newbies, you know that I’ve been digging through the results of the KeywordsBlogger survey lately. The survey results have generated a great discussion about what’s really holding people back from making money online. One of the things that has really […]

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Top 8 Challenges Facing Internet Marketing Newbies: Results of KeywordsBlogger Survey

Image by @astutesolutions If there’s one thing the Great Recession has done, it’s forced a lot of people to reassess their careers and how they make money (if they’re fortunate enough to still have a career, and still be making money). The result? Well, one of the results has been a shift in people looking to […]

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How to Grow an Email List: 7 Steps to Get You Started

If you’ve been in internet marketing for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard the saying “The money’s in the list”. What does that mean, exactly? Put simply, it means there’s a lot of money to be made in nurturing relationships with people via email. It took me a while to realize that, but now […]

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8 Components of an Online Business

If you’ve read Michael Gerber’s book “The E-Myth Revisited”, you know that many business owners get caught in the trap of working IN their business, and not ON their business. What does that mean?

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Google Keyword Tool: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide to the New Tool

Image by @sejournal This post is part three in a 4-part series on keyword research called Keyword Research 101: The Ultimate Guide to Finding Buyers. Unless you’re completely new to internet marketing, you’ve probably noticed that Google came out with a new version of its hugely popular free keyword tool a few months ago. There’s been […]

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Effective Keyword Research: How to Brainstorm a “Seed” List of Keywords

Image by @Nexternal In the previous post of this Keyword Research 101 series, I discussed the keyword search cycle, and how it should influence your choice of keywords for your pay-per-click campaigns or search engine optimization efforts. In today’s post we’ll jump into one of the fundamentals of keyword research: how to brainstorm a “seed” list […]

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The Keyword Search Cycle: How to Understand the Intent Behind Keywords

Image by @seoinua This post is the first in a 4-part series on keyword research called Keyword Research 101: The Ultimate Guide to Finding Buyers. At the end of the series I will be releasing a PDF that contains all posts. If you’ve read any of my blog posts, you know that I place a lot […]

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Find Your Audience: How to Identify a Niche Audience to Serve

Image by Walsh In this post I’m going to give you some ideas for the very first step you should take when starting an online business: choosing a niche audience to serve. You should choose a niche audience BEFORE picking products, or setting up a website, or diving into affiliate marketing. Why? There’s one key […]

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