The Dangers of WordPress Content Builders

The Dangers of WordPress Content Builders

WordPress is a great content editing platform, but it can often be difficult to make things look just the way you want them to when you’re trying to build a website using WordPress.

Because of this, many companies have come out with different content builder plugins that serve as a drag-and-drop method for WordPress page and post creation. Have you considered using one of these page builders before? If so, then you may be putting your site in danger.

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Thrive Themes Review

Thrive Themes Review

Behind every great WordPress website is a quality theme. The problem is that there are tens of thousands of different WordPress themes on the market to choose from, and they vary in price from free to thousands of dollars for custom themes.

One theme set that is frequently touted as one of the best available presently, is Thrive Themes. In this Thrive Themes review, I’m going to look at what all the hype is about and if subscribing to Thrive is the best option for your online business.

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3 Fast Methods of Online Marketing Income

One of the most common question that people ask me when getting started with online marketing is how they can make money very quickly. Unfortunately, due to countless scams over the years, many people believe that they can make money with online marketing in just a few days.

Is it possible to make money with online marketing quickly? Are there better ways to make money online if you need to earn immediately? Below, you can find the answers to these questions and much more.

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How to Create an Amazon Giveaway

How to Create an Amazon Giveaway

It’s long been known that giveaways can have a lot of benefits for your online business. Normally, when you think of doing a giveaway, products such as Gleam or Rafflecopter come to mind.

These kinds of programs are generally pretty expensive, and you have to handle everything for the giveaway on your end from buying something to give away to shipping it out and even notifying the winners. Amazon actually has their own giveaway platform, and it can be a very powerful addition to your current marketing strategy.

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How to Monetize your Twitch Stream

Are you ready to finally take the leap and learn how to monetize your Twitch stream? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. In this article we’re going to be talking about exactly how to make money with Twitch, even if you’re not a partner, and also even a little bit about the Twitch Affiliate Program that was introduced earlier this year. So sit tight, relax, and let me enlighten you on some of the many ways you can start to make some serious bank from your mad live streaming skills.

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3 Essential Tools Needed for Affiliate Marketing

3 Essential Tools Needed for Affiliate Marketing

It’s common knowledge that all businesses (online or offline), need tools and resources to run day to day operations. Some need more elaborate systems and some only need a handful. But there is a common misconception that to run a successful affiliate marketing business, you need to have a very significant budget and have a plethora of online tools.

This is mostly due to the heavy influence of what eager entrepreneurs read online and in truth, there are only 3 essential tools needed for affiliate marketing to operate your online venture.

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How to Determine if a Niche is Profitable

Niches are everywhere. They are floating in the air, they are sitting in your living room. In fact, what you are reading right now is a niche. There are certainly no shortage of niches within the online world, but how does one determine if it is a viable niche to pursue? Today, I am going to teach you how to determine if a niche is profitable.

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3 Tips Using Wordpress with SSL

3 Tips Using WordPress with SSL

One of the biggest trends among online marketers in 2017 is making certain that your site has an SSL certificate so that you can take advantage of the slight SEO boost it will receive. While most online businesses know how important it is to get SSL certification with their sites, there’s not a lot of information out there that teaches you what you need to do on your side once your hosting servers have SSL enabled.

By following the 3 tips listed below; you can ensure that you pass the factors necessary so that your site is listed as secure and performs better than ever before.

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Amazon Affiliate Commission Rates Revealed

Amazon Affiliate Commission Rates Revealed

Very few marketers would argue with you in saying that Amazon affiliate websites are one of the easiest ways to get started with internet marketing and making money online. Earlier this year however, there was a bit of a shake up as Amazon changed their affiliate payment structure and left many affiliate marketers losing a significant part of their income.

Thankfully, there’s a silver lining, and if you’re currently running an Amazon affiliate site, then you may be leaving quite a bit of money on the table. If you haven’t started your site yet, then you’re going to want to check out this information as well, so that you can be sure you earn as much as possible if you’re starting your own Amazon affiliate site.

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How to Make Money on Twitch

How to Make Money on Twitch

Do you enjoy playing video games and have a passion for making money online? If so, this is the article that you have been waiting on forever. Keep on reading to learn how to make money on Twitch, exactly what it is, and why this can be the dream site for people who want to make money online while also having quite a bit of fun.

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Can You Make Money with YouTube Super Chat?

Can You Make Money with YouTube Super Chat?

There are several unique ways to earn an income from an online business, and it seems like there are new strategies introduced almost daily. One of the most recent is by taking advantage of a new product from YouTube called YouTube Super Chat.

In this article we’re going to take a look at this new platform and see if it’s a good strategy for earning money both now and in the future.

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fast ways to increase traffic

3 Fast Ways to Increase Your Traffic

One of the biggest hurdles that many online business owners have is getting quality targeted traffic to their websites. For that reason, I’ve decided to share the exact blueprint that I use to get more targeted traffic to my sites as quickly as possible. By taking just a few minutes to follow along with these quick tips, you can sit back and watch as your traffic begins to grow.

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How to Cancel a Hostgator Package

How to Cancel a HostGator Package

Have you ever wanted to cancel something within HostGator and found that you ended up getting the run around with their support docs? In this post, I am going to show you how to cancel a HostGator package as I had to do this recently and I will reveal how easy it was.

One of the great things I like about HostGator is that you pay for their hosting on an annual basis so that you don’t need to worry about the hosting cost every month. This is ideal if you’re just starting out in the world of online marketing as you want to focus entirely on growing your business instead of worrying about business costs.

Recently I decided to merge all my hosting onto Wealthy Affiliate as they now offer hosting within their membership. I’ll discuss how awesome their hosting is another time, but for now – let’s go through the motions of cancelling with HostGator.

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Top 3 Managed WordPress Hosting Providers

Top 3 Managed WordPress Hosting Providers

Many newcomers to the world of affiliate marketing understand that one of the most important things you need to have in order to succeed with your online business is a well maintained website. In order to have this website, you have to have quality WordPress hosting.

The problem however, is that most sites that try to teach you how to create your own online business and website, will require you to go ahead and purchase your hosting platform before you even have an idea of what type of website you want to create. In my opinion, this seems like a backwards approach.

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2 Easy Alternatives to Amazon's Affiliate Program

2 Easy Alternatives to the Amazon Affiliate Program

I would like to start things off and say that Amazon has an excellent affiliate program which they call Amazon Associates.  It is an excellent and easy way to get started with affiliate marketing.

But unfortunately, certain U.S. States (and countries) prevent affiliates from using their affiliate program, I thought it would be nice to know some alternatives to Amazon’s affiliate program.

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5 Effective Off Page SEO Techniques

5 Effective Off Page SEO Elements

For most internet marketers, when Off Page SEO is mentioned, the thought of backlinks is the only thing that comes to mind. While this thought would have been spot on just a few years ago, now, there are many other things that you can do to have much better results than what you could see in the past from backlinks alone and that is implementing effective off page SEO elements.

In order to get these results, the first thing you must do is understand exactly what modern off page SEO is.

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5 Effective On Page SEO Elements

Regardless of how you create your content, you want it to have the biggest impact possible on the search engines. In order to do that, you need to make certain that you are taking the time to do just a few little things to improve your on page SEO.

Below, you will find 5 must have elements that will help your content soar to the top of the search engine results.

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What is a Call to Action

What is a Call to Action

One common thing that new and established affiliate marketers often struggle with is creating a good call to action. In order to make your calls to action be successful, the very first thing you need to understand is exactly what a call to action is.

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3 Awesome Examples of Affiliate Marketing Websites

3 Awesome Examples of Affiliate Marketing Websites

Building a niche website that earns income from affiliate marketing can be fun but quite challenging as there are a plethora of factors to implement to make a site rank in the search engines and be profitable.

In my experience, people learning affiliate marketing tend to learn best by example, and this is certainly the case when it comes to learning how to build an affiliate website. So, I am going to show you 3 Awesome Examples of Affiliate Marketing Websites that are ranking in the search engines and earning income.

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A Contrarian View On Backlinks

If you’ve been in the marketing or SEO space for very long, then you’ve most likely heard many times that backlinks are essential to a website’s rankings on the search engines.

While it is true to some degree that backlinks will ultimately help a website rank higher in the SERPs, it is very important to understand that many of the methods to building backlinks that exist online, are very outdated, and many of the practices some places teach will harm your rankings more than helping them.

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3 Essential Elements of Keyword Research

If you have been in the web marketing circle for very long at all, then you probably already know just how important it is to select the right keywords for your website and your content. What you probably don’t know, however, is exactly how to find those keywords. It’s a lot simpler than you may believe, but you need to have the right tool for the job.

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Indexing vs Ranking – What is the Difference?

One of the great elements of being involved with SEO and training, is helping people understand all the crazy definitions and what certain things mean. This week someone inside Wealthy Affiliate asked me what is the difference between being indexed in Google and being ranked in Google.

I was quickly able to answer this for them and they were able to understand the difference. Answering this question made me realize that there are others who may want the same information so let’s dive into indexing vs ranking in Google.

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What is an Online Scam?

If you are a new entrepreneur hoping to kick the cubicle and start an online business it is important to know how to avoid online scams. To do that, you need be able to spot the difference between what is an online scam and what is not.

As an entrepreneur for more than eight years I have seen my share of online scams. I have also seen a fair amount of good people fall victim to scammers, simply because they didn’t realize and are uneducated in the tactics that are often used. With this guide, I am confident that you have a much better chance at avoiding being scammed online.

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3 SEO Tips for Joomla Websites

If you run a Joomla website, then you understand how overwhelming it can be to set it up and how powerful Joomla is.

The biggest challenge people seem to experience is optimizing Joomla for the search engines. Because out of the box, Joomla is not ready for Google as some additional tweaking is required to make your Joomla site ‘Google Friendly’.

Let me show you 3 SEO tips to make your Joomla site awesome for the search engines.

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Niche Ideas: Light Therapy Lamps

With dark winter days just around the corner, I thought it would be appropriate to shed some light on a happy niche.

This month we’re going to focus on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and the solutions available for it. This is a very hot niche with tons of opportunities to help people and make some money.

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Google is Removing Authorship Images in SERPs

One of the best things I loved about Google authorship was having a small image beside my blog posts and websites within the search results. It made my search engine results stand out and resulted in a super duper high click through rate!

I even invested in some new fancy pants photos for my authorship image!

But Google is taking away the Authorship Images in SERPs

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Warrior Forum Scams Freelancer.com for $3.2 Million

I got an email this morning from some fella named ‘Allen Says’ with the subject ‘Warrior Forum joins the Freelancer.com Family’, so I took the bait and opened it up. I quickly learned that this guy was the founder of WarriorForum.com and he pawned the Warrior Forum for a cool $3.2 Million.

At first I thought it was some late April Fools joke, but after some investigation I learn that this transaction is real and Freelancer.com is now the proud owner of  730,000 members at the Warrior Forum.. Scams included.

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