Affiliate Pinball: How to Stop Bouncing between Online Business Models

Image by Flippers One of the things I’ve learned during the last 3 years online is the power of FOCUS and PERSISTENCE.  I see a lot of newbies spinning their wheels (been there, done that), bouncing from online business model to online business model – usually models that have to do with making money as […]

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Hidden Gems: How to Find Uncompetitive Online Niches

Image by @socialtalent One of the questions I hear most often from new internet marketers is “I’m just getting started. How can I find an easy niche to get my feet wet in?” What people are really saying when they ask that question is, “I’ve spent a lot of money learning this stuff – and I […]

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How I Went From $0 to $2,000 per Month in Adsense Revenue (and How You Can Too)

Image by AllBloggingTips Back in the mid-2000s, the holy grail of making money online was Adsense. There were online “courses” galore on how to automate the production of blogs, slap some Adsense ads on them, and wait for the checks to roll in. Well, the profile of Adsense has died down in recent years, but […]

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Three Evergreen Niches You Can Serve for the Next 30 (or 300) Years

Image by Tobintouch One of the most sensible questions I hear from new internet marketers relates to finding “evergreen” niches (in other words, markets that will be around for a long time). I love this question, because it means people aren’t just looking to make a quick buck – they’re in it for the long […]

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Become a “Niche Journalist”: Why You Don’t Need to Be an Expert to Start (and Grow) an Online Business

Image by @MrMediaTraining Tell me if this describes you: You have a few topics for an online business floating around in your head, and would love to pick one and start building your online empire around it. But this thought keeps coming into your head: “I’m not an expert in topic X. Don’t I need to […]

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The Compelling Offer: Why You’re Not Making Sales, and What to Do About It

Image by @ValuableTuts Have you ever been browsing in a store and ended up buying something you didn’t plan to because it was such a great deal? Welcome to the world of the “compelling offer” – a key ingredient for any successful online business, but one that many newbies ignore. In this post I’m going to […]

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Niche Research Through Email: 3 Quick Tips

Image by IntelligentBee We’ve all heard the saying: it costs a lot more to get a new customer than to keep a customer you already have. Sometimes keeping your customers happy can be as simple as sending them a PLR (private label rights) report that you picked up for $10. Another way to keep your […]

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Get More Conversions: Key Points from Marketing Sherpa’s Landing Page Handbook

Image by LNS Research If you’re just getting into PPC marketing, you’ve probably seen the term “landing page” thrown around a lot. Put simply, a landing page is any page on a website that a person lands on after they’ve clicked a search engine result or on an online advertisement. Back in the day, most […]

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Niche Product Creation: How to Create New Products by Re-positioning Existing Solutions to Timeless Problems

Image by Georgession One of the amazing things about our capitalist system is how timeless ideas can be re-positioned over and over again by smart entrepreneurs. In the process, old ideas become new products and services. And sometimes they become HUGE blockbusters (hello, Atkins diet and Acai berry!) If you’re interested in a particular market, […]

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Niche Marketing – So What (Exactly) Is It?

Image by ActiveRain Niche [nich] noun:a distinct segment of a market. In a nutshell, niche marketing involves serving one part of a market, not just promoting a single product. A niche can be sliced out of a larger market in many different ways. A niche market can consist of: A certain demographic group (for example: […]

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