Affiliate Marketing in 2021 📈 Step-by-Step Beginners Guide

hey miles here miles Beckler calm welcome to the affiliate marketing training this is by far the most comprehensive affiliate marketing tutorial I’ve ever produced and it’s 100% free here on YouTube which means there’s no sales pitch coming I don’t have an affiliate marketing course to sell you there’s no webinar to register for I’m giving you 100% of the information you need to build and grow a successful affiliate marketing business on a budget now I’m gonna keep this focused on how to do this on an absolute bootstrapped budget because that’s how my wife and I first started with $100 investment we’ve built a multi-million dollar website and you’re gonna learn that process but you’re also gonna learn where you can potentially invest funds to potentially speed it up so this is great for beginners and it’s also great for intermediate marketers really looking to scale an affiliate marketing business now there’s one overarching key that we have to talk about before we get into the nuts and bolts and we’re gonna jump on the computer I’m gonna actually show you where to find the the step-by-step tutorials the bits and pieces that will make each one of these steps fill out and I’ve got a cheat sheet here that’s pretty long that’s going to keep us detailed organized and efficient getting through all of this so number one that first overarching thing is that perseverance and resourcefulness on your end is 100% required for your success there is no guru out there who’s going to save you there is no pre-made pre-done done for you thing that’s going to save you there is no special niche out there that if you figure that one out it’s going to get easy this takes a lot of work is the ultimate truth here and I’m gonna tell you step by step what it takes but you’re going to have to be persistent you’re gonna have to push through when things get really really difficult when you’ve been working on this for months and months on end and it doesn’t feel like anything is going on that usually means you’re on the verge of breaking through but unfortunately that’s when most people quit so that’s where perseverance comes in and then resourcefulness you are undoubtedly going to get to a point in time where you’re confused about how does this connect to that or how does this work with that and you’re gonna have to go to Google or you’re gonna have to go to YouTube and you’re gonna have to search for how to do that thing that’s resourcefulness and I’m gonna show you a bunch of my videos that will fill in all of these gaps but just no doubt you’re gonna get to a point where like I don’t know how to figure this out it’s in a paid course it’s out there for free you just have to dig in and figure it out so really that’s the core of this now you got to remember that all of the other internet marketers all of the other individuals working in this world some of them are working more aggressively they’re putting in more time and they’re more strategic than you are and all that means is that they have a bit of a head start on you you can do this today is the perfect time to start this business and the model you’re learning is essentially the same model I’ve been using for over ten years that’s generated millions of dollars online and whether you’re watching this in twenty twenty-one twenty twenty-two or beyond the theory here is absolutely sound so Who am I real quick in case you don’t know who I am my name is Miles Beckler I started online making money as an affiliate in 2003 for the mathematicians amongst us that’s over seventeen years ago as of this recording in 2009 my wife and I co-founded a website in the meditation and spirituality space that website we began with ninety five dollars and forty cents invested domain name and hosting is cheaper today by the way and we’ve built that to a multi-million dollar website okay then in 2016 I started teaching everything I know about this for free on YouTube that’s when the fake gurus would start to sell you how to I just decided to give it away and then recently most recently in the last ten and a half months I started a brand new affiliate marketing website I called it my case study site and within ten months it went from zero to three thousand dollars per month I have perfected this process it’s going to take you probably longer than it took me because they can I’ve been doing this for a while persistence and resourcefulness will get you there the plan works as long as you work the plan long enough for it to work for you so that covers the Who I am currently my wife and I have five separate websites that are profitable that newest one making three thousand dollars per month is the lowest earner four of those sites are generating over ten thousand dollars per month which is why I don’t sell this information because I don’t need your money I need you to become an economic engine for your community I need you to create success for your family so you can unplug from this crumbling society that we’re experiencing around us and you can become that thriving economic engine that can help the restaurants and the individuals and really be an economic boom in your neighborhood I think that can our country and our culture so that’s why I’m doing that that’s my why behind this okay affiliate marketing now how does it work what what is affiliate marketing obviously you get a special link from a vendor when someone clicks on your special link and they purchase you receive a commission but to think of it in that lens is short-sighted you’re missing the key point affiliate marketing works when you help other people get what they’re searching for I’m gonna say it again because that’s so damn important you earn income by helping people get what they’re searching for okay if there’s a busy mom at home who now is working from home when she used to go to an office her kids are now at home because she’s now home study teaching them and she can’t go and get food on her way home every night she’s learning to cook and she realizes she has shitty kitchen knives and she wants to learn how to get better knots and she needs better nights but she doesn’t know anything about kitchen knives so she goes to Google and she searches for the best kitchen knives for whatever her situation is whatever she thinks of in that moment she searched as a phrase she finds a blog post that reviews the different ones if she trusts the blog post if she clicks on the blog post if that title compels her to click and she trusts it she’s gonna click through and buy because it goes to Amazon she’s already Prime member anyway she knows it’ll be there in a couple of days that’s when affiliate marketing works is when we think about our audience members we put our audience members needs first so if you’ve tried affiliate marketing in before and you didn’t make any money or you’re trying it now you’re not making any money you’re thinking mom I’m not making any money which I hear all the time that just means you’re not reaching enough people and you’re not helping enough people when you focus on the audience first everything seems to fall into place from there so their goals their problems their challenges what they’re going on in their life becomes your problem and your challenge and we spend our time as affiliate marketers learning all of the bits and pieces under the world of kitchen knives for example but it could be anything knitting crocheting lawn care yard care guarding doesn’t matter what it is we take the time to learn and go through and research and review and put out together the most comprehensive the best post on that topic so when they find it they can read it wow this makes sense I trust them I like this boom I’m in I’m out it’s easy I’m back to my crying kids I had 47 seconds to get this down before the kids come out and boom I got it done okay so that’s what we’re actually facilitating here when they find you when they click on you when they trust you that’s when you succeed as an affiliate marketer so if you’re not making enough money it’s one of those things so that’s number three we are now into number four and we’re starting to get into the nitty-gritty I’m gonna cross these first ones off so I can keep organized so we’re talking about the niche at this point choosing your niche which I know for many people is the most difficult part and we’re gonna look at on the computer here set ways to shortcut this but also I want you to remember first before we get there you’re not married to your niche forever you can build a site and sell it there’s a wonderful second-hand market for built websites for cash flow positive websites you can evolve niches the the first products and things my wife and I started selling on her website we’re doing something very different but we’re still being of service to that same audience and really I think that the idea of what’s my niche is short-sighted and I think when you’re thinking about what is who is my person who is my audience member who is this underserved audience out there that I can go create content for and and help them save time and help them find what they’re looking for that’s when you’re gonna get it right empathy is really important to really get in the shoes of that mom who’s not working at home with her kids and so on and so forth you probably understand what I mean so how do you figure out what your niche is now there’s a lot of ways about this I’ve got a whole niche how to choose your niche series here on YouTube but the best way I think is to go look at what pre-made premade affiliate sites are being sold let me say that another way because it’s kind of a tongue twister so there’s companies out there that pre make affiliate sites they build them out they give you the basics of a website and they’ll sell it to you for a thousand two thousand ish dollars in between that range I’ve bought one of these before you don’t need to buy it that’s not what I’m saying to do I’m saying go look at the niches that they are creating sites in because they’ve done the niche research for you so let’s jump on the computer for part 1 how do you do that so first place I want you to go is miles Beckler com forward slash web sites now when this loads this is where I bought my affiliate case study site the orange button that says view sites that’s what you want to click on and now you’re gonna look below they have already revenue generating websites which means they’ve been building these for a while and they’re cashflow positive baby products and hunting interesting you can actually go view the websites right here on their website then they have supreme sites these are their their higher-end web sites drawing coffee makers running gear ok spotting scopes generators gardening interesting and then they have standard sites baseball gloves airsoft guns maracas so this goes on and on and this is ever changing right there they’re always making new ones they’re selling them and you can go through these you know what I did I literally went to this website in the back of an uber when I was on my way to his speaking engagement I was paid to go speak and teach Facebook advertising to a group of entrepreneurs and I decided with my team it was time for me to just choose a random niche that I kind of knew something about but was definitely not an expert in and build it out so I spent $1,200 and what I got for the $1,200 through them and I’m gonna fill it for them and I’m probably an affiliate for everything you’re gonna hear a link to but you don’t need to buy anything that’s just a full disclosure for you what I got was a logo a basic theme and about 8 posts of content cost me 1,200 bucks it saved me a bunch of time mainly it saved me from thinking what niche are we going to go into I just scrolled through and I chose one I chose one that I had an affinity for now I want you to think when you’re choosing your niche and you’re looking around for niche ideas what do you have a bunch of in your house already that you could potentially review what are the things that you’ve bought multiple loves because you’re kind of addicted to buying more of those things we all have them woodworkers are addicted to buying woodworking tools for example gardeners are addicted to buying weeding tools knitters are addicted to buying yarn etc etc so what is that thing for you um what could you explain someone how it works relatively easily so as you’re going through these lists of these pre-made affiliate websites just be thinking about like I kind of know a little bit about that like okay I could see researching and working on that if you’re just now starting gardening and you’re gonna go all-in on gardening and you know for the next 2-3 years of your life you’re gonna be gardening that’s a really great area to focus if you’ve committed to weight loss and that’s where your those are the types of areas where you can so the number one place where you can go learn about potentially profitable niches that you can go into is by looking at that website that I showed you miles better calm for such websites but there’s more of them and with your resourcefulness you can go find probably five to ten different companies that build premade or are selling affiliate websites and you can look through the different niches that they’ve gone and just choose something you’re not married to it you can always sell it pivot adapt in the future when it’s something that’s kind of an alignment was something you enjoy something you’re gonna be working on anyways it gets a lot easier to talk about over and over and over in time now I want to show you a quick video that goes through with the 55 niche example video so if you’re on YouTube type in 5/5 niche ideas comma miles Beckler and what you’re gonna find is this video here psychologies marketing secrets and 55 niche market ideas I go on a roll and I talk about how some niches are more advantageous because they’re more important to more people right now we’re kind of in a unique time in our world where people are spending less money on frilly things they don’t necessarily need and they’re spending a lot more money on things that they actually need and this goes into the psychology behind that and I highly recommend it so just searching in niche ideas Myles Becker will help you find it if you need more on that topic that’s where you go to get more now we’re gonna move on because I think ultimately you just have to choose a niche and start moving forward what you’re doing here when you’re building your first or your second affiliate website and I only recommend you build one at a time until you have mastered this game is your skill building there’s a number of different learning curves that you’re going to go through as a digital entrepreneur you’re gonna learn digital marketing writing skills project management skills so while you’re building this first site you’re learning these very very valuable skills that can help you in ways in your life that you may not fully understand from where you are now and always as you’re going through those I want to remind you one more time about the importance of the audience who is that individual where are they at in their life if you are a lefty and you know that the world has a of left-handed products and you just want to go in all in on your lefty people because that’s what you live and you know their pains you know their fears you know their frustrations and you can connect with that it’s a great way for you to leverage that empathy of understanding what they are going through okay I remember how difficult it was to build my first business online I remember how annoying it was when everybody wanted to charge me four hundred ninety seven dollars or nine ninety seven or two thousand dollars for a course from a guru that was sold through a free webinar that was a sales pitch I remember that which is why I’m making this video the way I’m making it for you today that’s empathy in action and you have to take that for your people so you’re not married to it you can pivot I wrote down some ideas dog toys give a dog right dog toys dog beds dog kennels these are perfect micro niche sites that you can start um if you’ve got a dog it makes sense if you don’t have a dog it doesn’t really make sense right um composting vermicompost knitting gardening hunting crochet whatever it is whatever you’re into there’s a whole world around that of people searching for what’s the best knitting tools what’s the best sewing machine what’s the best gardening tool what’s the best rake what’s the best pitchfork etc etc and you can meet those people where they are once you have solidified your niche you’re going to have to take a leap of faith here and you’re going to have to follow through on this once you’ve chosen what it is then it’s time to actually build out your site this is one expense that we can’t get around this is the only required expense in the entire process okay and it’s $40 for the first year when I started it was ninety five forty but you can get it for less expensive so what you need to get is on a self-hosted WordPress website this is not wordpress.com this is wordpress.org self-hosted means you’re going to go lease server space this is web hosting you have to have web hosting and that’s your home that’s your virtual real estate online where you actually build out your website now when I started I had to figure out how to install WordPress and I had to figure out how to do all of it today the hosting companies will do that for you and I’ve built out an incredible tutorial for you on my blog so let’s go check that out because this is going to show you step-by-step how to do it so just go to myles bechler com and on the top navigation there is an option that says start your blog click on that and guess what it is it’s a tutorial that teaches you how to start your blog and we go step by step literally I’m showing you click here this is what you’ll see click get started this is what you enter for your domain name click here this is how you get your hosting setup thirty nine dollars and ninety two cents is the cost for the first year the second year is gonna cost a little over a hundred dollars we get you a discount by going through my link I am an affiliate but you get a discount a significant discount on your first year the discounts even bigger if you paid two years at once so you can actually save more money if you pay two years at once but really I think being able to get started for under $40 and that’s the only expense puts affiliate marketing in the reaches of literally just about everyone now I want to show you how comprehensive this is so I teach you how to get this all set up and then we actually get into WordPress you change your permalinks we’re gonna talk about this in the in the future on how to get your search console set up essentially how to get some of the free Google tools the Google Analytics set up all of that I show you how to get it all going and we’ll come back to that here in a minute because right now you’ve chosen your niche and then you have to choose a domain name now what is the domain name that you’re gonna choose it’s a wide variety you come up with something you can get behind if you’re in the the world of chef’s knifes it can it can be best chefs knifes calm it could be Susan’s cutlery it could be knifes at home it could be kitchen kitchen cutters kitchen knife foot whatever you want it’s kind of irrelevant and what I mean by kind of irrelevant on the domain name a lot of people get stuck here Google didn’t really mean much before Google Yahoo didn’t mean much before Yahoo Pepsi meant nothing before Pepsi brands become what we create through them okay so you can start a totally unique brand name and you will build it into what it can be through the content through the effort that we’re gonna cover in the rest of the steps here make sure it’s easy to understand make sure when you speak it out it’s easy to know how to spell it it doesn’t have anything confusing right no pterodactyls that start with a P in there that wouldn’t be very good and make sure just write it out just type it out and make sure it doesn’t accidentally say something in the middle I cover this in the how-to by how to get started on your own blog a little bit but there there sometimes you write two words together and it looks like there’s a word in the middle that’s not a nice proper word you wouldn’t want that reflection on your brand so really this is another situation where you have to pull the trigger and get going forward domains alone or maybe 12 to 15 dollars per year so if you ever changed the domain in the future it is possible to move it but you really don’t want to unless you absolutely have to so now you have the domain name and now you have hosting and you’ve got one year and this is where we’re really getting into go time okay year two is going to cost about $100 so year 1 is under $40 my wife and I when we started her website in 2009 I had run out of money I couldn’t afford rent we had to literally move back in with my parents I was about 30 newly married my dad was retired at home it was a very small house I grew up working-class poor and out of that we were able to scrape together ninety-five dollars and 40 cents and I think it was the best thing that happened to us being in that broke because we didn’t have the money to go chase shiny objects we didn’t have any money to buy a course to listen to a webinar of somebody saying here is the shortcut the magic secret that makes it easy there is no shortcut there is no way to make it easy these gurus will not save you you can save yourself by doing the work and where to go down all the bits and pieces here but I think if you’re like literally bootstrapping you’re flat broke you’re like man I got to make something work that can be the most powerful moment of your life honor that and roll up the sleeves and get it done that’s how we built our business millions of dollars have been made from that first website you can do it as well so next up now you have your actual site up you have your hosting running your WordPress is built and then now you got to get a theme now I do recommend in that post and I love some paid themes but you don’t have to invest in a paid theme especially in the beginning you can easily build out on some free themes for the first year your site can look good and you can move forward doing what matters which is publishing content that’s going to rank so many people start to build a website and the first thing they do is I gotta make it look pretty no you don’t no one’s finding your website until you’re getting dozens of people per day finding your website the look of your website doesn’t matter traffic matters in the early days getting picked up by the search engines matter in the early days and if you’re not doing those things you’re focusing on how it looks and you’re not focusing on how it works you’re doing the wrong things so what free themes do we use well wordpress.org that’s the content management system that we’re using and no Squarespace doesn’t count Wix won’t work none of the other options work it’s only a self hosted WordPress website that is run by a nonprofit organization called automatic’ that’s the name of the company and automatic has a division that they make some plugins but what they do is they put out a really nice really well-built highly optimized theme every single year and they have a team of volunteers who make sure they’re updated for security patches to make sure they’re quick loading and just about every developer in the world can actually customize these for you in the future so it’s a great free foundation for you to build upon so when you have a bunch of content and you’re ready to invest a little bit of money and somebody customizing it to make it look like some other website any developer in the world can do that people in the Philippines and India and Bangladesh some three to five to $7 an hour people can make your site look beautiful and all your contents already on the right framework in the right place so how do you find these things let’s go back to the computer so now to get all of the value out of WordPress we’re gonna go to wordpress.org first and again wordpress.org is the self hosted site now up here on the top navigation there’s themes now this is a gigantic repository of their themes now what shows up first for me is the 20 20 20 19 20 17 these are the themes you want to start with okay now I’m gonna show you another way to find them in case they don’t automatically pop up for you you search wordpress.org actually you search themes excuse me for automatic because that’s again the name of the company so when it loads you find the 20 21 they’re always named the year because they put out one per year right here by wordpress.org click on that these are the only ones I want you to consider at this point this is old school this is where WordPress was when I first got started they’re they’re pretty nice these days I really like 2017 theme and I actually like I believe it’s 2015 and might even be too 11 the 2011 theme I actually really liked so I think the 2017 17 theme looks great you can click on this from here you can see the different people’s reviews of it you can click preview you can kind of see it in action I like the big imagery but big images can get you to slow down your site and it’s easy to read it’s easy to navigate now to actually install this theme you want to go in through your WordPress dashboard and inside of my tutorial my blog posts that teaches you how to start a blog I show you how to install a paid theme but you just choose you just go search from the themes inside your dashboard you click themes and what theme do you want you type in automatic it will pull them up and you load it obviously they have a download button there you can download it and you can upload it to your server as well so there’s two ways to get that done it’s the exact same as what I teach those are the free ones if you’re interested in the paid ones then it’s all explained in the blog post but you don’t need it so the one other note I want to get into on WordPress one of the ways that WordPress works is you can add different themes so there’s millions potentially of free themes available I recommend you only stick with the ones from wordpress.org from the core team because they’re the only ones you can guarantee that developers are gonna keep coming back these random made themes that look good from random people could contain malware they could contain spyware they could contain they could hack your website they could leave security vulnerabilities inside of your website so other people can sneak into your website it is not a good idea to go find a random free pretty theme and build your real business off of that because that theme could become the weak point that crumbles your skyscraper in the future well let me tell you how I know I’ve had my hat my sites hacked multiple times and this is one of the biggest prevention points and also in plugins when you start to add plugins you do not want to add plugins plugins add functionality your website there’s a few of them that are required which I explained inside of that post but you really want to hesitate to add plugins because they’ll slow down your website which is bad and they can offer more security vulnerabilities in the future so when you’re getting started we want you to get a very very lightweight site there’s not much going on there’s no real plugins going on beyond the core ones I teach in that blog post there’s only one theme on the site that is a core WordPress theme and then it’s content we’re going to talk about the content game here in a minute but that is really the key to success is massive amounts of hyper focused content on what your audience is looking for eventually you can add functionality later eventually you can customize the look later but I implore you to get through these first steps as quickly as you can so you can get into what matters which is the absolute content now let’s talk about the basic WordPress set up real quick because it’s covered in my blog post so once you get setup with your hosting and your theme is installed now you need to go change your permalinks which is the URL structure up top we need to set it to post name I walk you through that in the blog post then you need to get it connected with Google search console and Google Analytics let’s jump on the computer real quick search consoles the most both of them are important from day one so don’t don’t not do one because I say the most important is search console but search console is where you’ll see the early data that shows signs of life that shows things are happening to get there you go to google.com for such webmasters and this is Google search console now you need to set up an account and then you’ll need to verify your website which I show you how to do in the blog post ok inside of this blog post I show you if we just do ctrl F search console you can see right here connect your website to Google I show you exactly how to go through and get it all set up step by step by step okay so you’re gonna get this connected and you’re gonna get your website verified in Google then Google starts showing you data the second thing you need to do is you need to get a site map on your site connected over to your search console and what this does is every time you write a new post your site map automatically updates and then it automatically notifies Google hey I’ve got a new post it’s here and Google will come index it for you quickly if the tutorials here which are step by step and I show you every step of it are not good enough you can go to youtube and you can type in miles Beckler search console and you will see here in this video how to guarantee Google is indexing your WordPress website this is the video where I walk you through the same process that we put in blog tutorial ok so there is your resourcefulness I’m handing you the keys at this point your website is set up your basic website is set up now it’s really time to get into motion the world the online world the webosphere if you will works on content YouTube works on video content right like if a youtuber wants to grow it requires content to grow my wife and my websites we reach millions of people every single month and if we want when we want to increase our traffic we put out more content when I want my YouTube to grow more quickly which I really don’t care about that much I put out more YouTube videos right so your job from this point on we just did the foundation stuff right we dug the hole we’ve we’ve fence it off we poured our concrete we have now poured our foundation your job from this point on is content content content content content which means you’re gonna be stepping into a few new learning curves that you’re going to have to deal with so I’m breaking up the the content creation into phases through blocks of 30 and there’s a specific reason because you’re going to be learning about the process you’re gonna be learning about how to write good reviews you’re gonna be learning about how to publish on WordPress and when you do it enough times over it becomes second nature and then you then start to think about more complex things that I deal with every single day but you don’t necessarily need to think about these yet okay it’s the idea of the first day at the gym you just want to go in and do some basic workouts right there’s nothing crazy there’s no fancy routines going on we just really want to get ourselves to the gym do our 30 minutes and get out and if we do that enough times we can really start to get specific and isolate on the different muscle groups and the different circuits and whatever it is that we do in that scenario so you’re the new be going to the gym here and that’s what we really need to work out before you can start writing you need to figure out topics what are you gonna write about and ultimately you always want to write about what your audience is searching for okay this is the core idea of how affiliate marketing works coming into real action there’s some really cool tools that will allow you to understand what people are searching for it and I’m gonna show you some of these now this is the one area if I was to recommend one place to spend money moving forward it would be on a proper professional level keyword research tool now I’ve taught free keyword research tools here on YouTube two separate times and both times I taught them because I have a hundred and something thousand subscribers I send them a flood of traffic they they get overwhelmed with the amount of data they have to purchase because all these keyword tools are buying data from elsewhere and they became paid tools and they’re not the best tools so unfortunately there’s really no free keyword tool that’s gonna give you exact search volume data and exact difficulty data and that’s okay you don’t need it but if you want to invest in one area of your business that’s gonna give you a competitive advantage over everyone else in your space this is the place so let’s go a little bit deeper in this first we’re gonna talk about the ways to find free free keyword phrases okay and we’re gonna go to YouTube for this because I’ve got tutorials on this I have many different videos that teach you how to do different parts of keyword research so we’re gonna go two miles back we’re gonna just type in keyword research and you can see it automatically populates because I’m fairly well-known for keyword research now the specific ones that I’m going to show you oh let me do actually let’s do miles back later five free keyword research and what’s going on here is I remember the title of the videos that I published so that’s what we’re working off of this this is the easiest way to find stuff anytime you have a question about your business growing business go to go to YouTube or Google type in miles bechler comma whatever your question is I’ve got 600 videos here I’ve probably covered it but it’s this video here the top five free keyword research tools to get more blog ideas video ideas and podcast topic ideas this is the place to go these five tools are free they don’t give you the exact data but that’s okay you just need to get a topic that you know people are searching they don’t give you the exact data but the fact that they show it as a result means that there is data behind it and for your first 30 posts you just need to flex the muscle you just need to move forward so if you’re in the knife realm and you know a lot about sin toku knives you know a lot about paring knives and you know a lot about knife sets because you’ve been dealing with it you’re a chef whatever it is go all-in on those things you know first because it’s gonna allow you to write more with less research in the early days and that’s key we want to minimize the number of learning curves how to do keyword research how to write a good blog post how to publish those are all those are all different learning curves so if you already have expertise on something you can just write how to do knitting how to garden and you just know some of these things like the back of your hand start there go find a keyword phrase that matches what you know what you can teach easily and just start publishing from there if you are interested in purchasing a paid tool watch this video here this video is keywords that make money is what it says it’s keyword research for SEO I show in very quick actually it’s like 20 minutes the pro level tool I use and how I get it to essentially give me really high search volume and really low difficulty phrases so I know that all of my energy is going towards phrases that I have a higher likelihood of ranking for so in the tool it does have a monthly fee I think it’s $49 per month which for some people that puts it in the I can’t do that yet range and that’s okay I want I want you to know that you can use the five tools I showed you in the one above but if you’re interested in spending a little bit extra money right there on the early days to make sure that every ounce of energy you put in your business is focused 100% on keywords to get searched over and over and that have relatively low competition this is the competitive advantage I do believe the reason my wife’s website has reached over 40 million human beings is because as she’s written her 1,000 plus blog posts in ten years yes she has over a thousand blog posts on her website each and every one was focused on a keyword phrase and a lot of them had get 200 to 300 searches per month but they have a really low search difficulty and that means we rank so we’ve got up a lot of traffic on phrases that not everyone’s going for a lot of people think best chef’s knife is where they want to go I prefer to focus in on the long tail phrases like best chefs knife for left-handed cooks if that’s actually searched I know that’s a much more specific situation I know I can empathize with that person I can connect with them better and I know there’s just gonna be less big-name blogs big name brands going after such a small focused niche audience see how all of these bits and pieces are working together so at this point you now are able to pull out your different topics okay you have the resources that you need whether you’re gonna be resourceful and use the free tools and blaze forward that’s what I did in the early days because I had no money to invest in a keyword tool for at least six months into the game or if you’re just gonna invest to save a bit of time and to really focus your energy great either way you come up with topics now here’s one of the biggest keys one of the biggest tricks I can give to you is don’t go create a list of 30 posts or 90 posts or don’t even make a list of ten posts or five posts come up with one and do that one take it to completion get it live and then work on the next one and then do that post and take it to completion and then go back to your research tool and find that next topic if you fill your brain with too many ideas early you’re going to overwhelm yourself and overwhelm is absolutely one of the main killers there’s the second one which is called the chasm of death that I’m going to tell you about in a minute and it’s where people end their careers do end in the chasm of death but I think overwhelm is one of the biggest things that people get into okay cool I’m gonna do all the keyword research I’m gonna plan out my next hundred posts and they don’t write anything and they spend one week two weeks three weeks researching and not doing and again this game does not work if you’re not publishing content to grow this channel to a hundred thousand subscribers I put out 500 plus videos in three years that is an average of one video every two days for three years solid it was arduous but you know what it worked because YouTube the search engine picked it up because I covered so many different topics each video was focused on a different keyword phrase and on and on and on the plan worked my newest affiliate marketing website that went from zero to 3000 I think we’re at thirty six hundred dollars a month right now in ten months in one week so that path the reason why that worked we did 91 posts that were hyper targeted and went back and improved some of the old ones which is one of the steps we’ll get to 91 hyper targeted posts all meticulously focused on keywords each and every time if I wrote posts on phrases that people weren’t searching for nobody would’ve found me but since we focus everyone on keyword phrases that’s how it worked and we got one going we got one into production it came out it got published we went on to the next and the next and then next and that’s what you’re trying to build as a system as a machine to go from idea to keywords to written content to your reviews published repeat that process how fast can you get to a hundred posts is kind of the question which really we’re getting to the next step switch the neck the one next step you need to get into is actually getting set up as an Amazon affiliate so for that you’re just going to go just type in on Google Amazon affiliate program now Amazon affiliate program is where I recommend everyone starts and the reason I recommend you start there is mainly because everyone trusts Amazon and I got a I got a throw a caveat here maybe Amazon doesn’t work in your country I don’t know maybe Amazon associate program isn’t open for you in your country if that’s true you’re going to need to be resourceful and find what you can recommend products through in your country in the main Western english-speaking countries Canada US UK Australia etc this is the place to go you’ve got to join now for free link up here you need to get this set up so you can go actually get Amazon affiliate links now again why am i recommending you start with Amazon you don’t have to stay on Amazon only forever there’s great networks like Avant link which is great for the camping the backpacking and hiking the outdoor space there’s a bunch of great affiliate networks out there and many companies run their own affiliate programs that you can just go look at their website search for affiliate find their program sign up and start promoting their content but the thing about Amazon is that over half of Americans are Amazon Prime members and right now with our world going crazy and a lot of people lock down people are buying more off of Amazon now than ever you see your target market the the mum at home with the kids she already trusts Amazon not only does she trust Amazon she’s already spent thousands of dollars with Amazon in fact Amazon’s already got her credit card saved right there inside of her account and her address and everything she might even have one-click ordering turned on she trusts Amazon so much so she can go from searching for a knife set to finding your blog post to trusting you of your contents good to clicking through and buying within about a minute and a half which is maybe the amount of time she has with three kids at home maybe she has that amount of time okay so it’s facilitate again we’re back to that empathy idea it’s again making it so easy for her to to buy her thing or him if it’s a say home dad whatever like there’s there’s a million and one customer avatars for a million one different niches I’m just sticking with this first one that I came up with as we were moving forward here so really I think this is the big key and the big value in going with Amazon now you have a 24 hour duration from when they click to when they purchase if they purchase within 24 hours after making the click through your website you get a commission most other affiliate programs are 30 days 60 days or longer which can help you potentially earn more but everybody buys on Amazon already and that is worth it and what I’ve been seeing is that right now in the last month of data from my Amazon Associates account I’ve driven I’ve initiated about 270 sales okay so somebody clicked through my site and then they go to the shopping cart and they check out but I’ve sold 1,500 individual products now when people go to Amazon they’re about to buy that thing that you’re recommending they usually have a couple of things they can add on whether it’s dishwasher detergent la I see very random things being added on to orders which increases the order value so for every con in the world of Amazon there there’s a pro in the world of Amazon and it’s just so easy to get started with we’re minimizing the number of learning curves you have to deal with and we’re minimizing the amount of trust you have to build because once they’re on Amazon if they see it they like it the reviews look good they believe you they’re like this is the one for me they’re gonna quit they’re gonna click they’re gonna buy they’re gonna be done with it and you’ll earn income so that’s really why Amazon works so well in this situation so you set up Amazon and there’s some learning process in there how do you find the products it’s actually really easy you just go type in the search bar when you’re logged in and it’ll bring up your affiliate links and you grab your affiliate links now you don’t want to download images from Amazon and upload them to your site that’s against the Amazon Terms of Service but gives you affiliate links that have the images embedded so if you’ve used their embed links which is the only way you should be doing this um that’s how you get your their links and their images on your site in a way that’s 100% compliant with Amazon now you are ready to write your content we’ve got all the structure built out at this point okay now if you’re enjoying this kind of deep dive firehose hyperactive content let me know in the comments I want to know if a you’ve even made it this far on but if this if I should do more of these because I can do this on SEO and all the other bits and pieces now you’re ready to start writing your content and again what you’ve built at this point is an engine if you will so a blog and an affiliate account and all these bits and pieces that you’ve built that’s the engine but an engine needs fuel right and it needs a lot of fuel and the fuel for your growth is content it literally is a race to a hundred posts and then once you get to a hundred posts it’s a race to two hundred posts there is never a point when you should be done putting out content it’s a forever game that we’re in now you might decide to slow your content pace because you have a lot of great traffic running you’re making you’re hitting your sales volume and your sales target that’s where I’m at with my affiliate case study site we’re scaling back from three posts per week to one post per week at this point but Google expects your website to always be maintained part of this is going back through old content and making it better because you’ve learned more you’ve become a better writer you have more skills that you can bring to your old content we’ll talk about that but another part of it is the world changes there’s new products there’s new things out there and Google expects authoritative websites to consistently be updated which is again why I think it’s so valuable to choose a niche that you you have an affinity for that you’re interested in if you’ve been playing chess all your life and you know you’re gonna be playing chess for the rest of your life good that’s great that’s that’s kind of what you need if you just randomly chose a niche because you thought there was money in it oh gosh you’re in for a day of reckoning three years down the line cuz you’re just gonna get bored three years your day of reckoning might be four months out actually because you’re just gonna get bored with it so keep that in mind again as you’re moving forward but writing the content how do you write content quickly that’s going to work for because when you write your content and publish your content there’s a few different goals that you have number one goal is for Google to find your content and for Google to rank your content so when they go search best left handed chef’s knife if you have a post on that for your content to be written and structured correctly in a way that they actually find you on the first page of Google then you can have a really good title in a really good description so when they’re looking at that first page of Google there’s a bunch of options for them to choose why are they going to choose yours because your your title is a promise because your title induces curiosity because your title promises to deliver more value than the other options above you now this is search intent and I’ve got a video that I’m gonna reference here in a second for you to go through but you need to understand this conceptually so there’s the title in the description are super important for this video the title that you see here I spent like an hour and a half writing title idea after title idea I think about 29 or 30 different title ideas before I really really felt confident that this was the right title for the video and I do that with my blog posts a lot so the title in the description are super important then the content needs to be structured in a way that Google likes but the content also needs to be great for the reader because that mom who has literally 48 seconds to go research her new knife set when she clicks on your website if she can tell that it’s half asked that it’s terrible that it was written by someone in the Philippines who has or any country I don’t wanna I’m not picking on any country I’ve teammates in the Philippines I love my Filipino teammates but if they can tell it was written by English as a second language content person because they were cheap they’re gonna click back just like you would right you would never open up a blog post that has terrible grammar that has terrible punctuation and that’s just trying to sell sleazy push push push affiliate links at you you click back immediately so expect your users to do the same thing yet again we’re back to the empathy right who they are so it really needs to be a very good post and needs to be structured in a way that meets her you know what if she’s a wealthy mom and what if she would have heard she makes four hundred fifty thousand dollars per year and she wants the best like the absolute best you might not be in the market for that and that’s understandable but what if she is the mom who he’s the cheapest but yet she doesn’t want cheap flimsy she want cheap quality she wants like the prosumer level okay now these are the different avatars within your audience that you’re always going to be catering to and how do you actually really connect with them well let’s go back to YouTube here now in the search bar of YouTube so you’ve got miles Beckler and then type in look at all these things are already popping up that’s kind of crazy so from here you want to type in how to write review post fast again my name how to write review post review post fast excuse me um and this is the one for you right here I’m giving you my template in this video how to write SEO optimized affiliate review post fast what it does is it teaches you a process to get Google to show you all of the things you need to have inside of your post so if it’s the best over 100 the best under 50 whatever those things are Google will show you you’re able to go through this process you make an outline then you just fill in the gaps in the outline you add in your affiliate links and you’re off to the races now the beginning of your writing process that video that we just link to is gonna show you the exact process that you need this is the thing you’re gonna do over and over and over this is the work write successful digital marketers successful digital entrepreneurs that I know work way harder on their businesses than they ever did at desk jobs I’ve been doing this I’ve been full-time online since 2010 so I’m 10 years full time online I still often work 60 70 80 hours per week that’s because this is my business this thing goes under my lifestyle changes drastically so I’m bringing in this is to me incredible competition right this is as much competition in the game of digital marketing affiliate marketing making money online as there is in professional sports and there’s no professional athlete who stops going to the gym there’s no professional athlete who thinks winning the Superbowl and then they can be a passive football player it just doesn’t happen and it’s not in this world so this is the work you’re going to do over and over and we’re breaking it up now the first chunk is your first 30 posts and I want you to get your first 30 posts done before you even come up for breath you haven’t even looked at logo yet you haven’t even looked at a designing your site yet nothing cuz it doesn’t matter cuz no one’s gonna find you if you have three posts zero posts five posts fifteen posts no one’s going to find you you have to have the sitemap setup connected which we did in an earlier step and then it’s just brute force content so one of the big questions becomes let me go drink water so one of the big questions becomes how quickly can you put out high quality content that your audience is going to open read and think wow this is great this is super helpful gosh thanks for writing this this really actually helped me find the right knife set for me is it one a day great if you’re in a position to do one a day perfect is it two per week three per week four per week all I know is the more posts that are great right well researched SEO optimized and really really great bet there they really are the best kind of review on the top of all in that matter the more of those you can put out the faster you are catching up to your competitors who simply have a head start on you and if you want to overtake them which is obviously the goal of this whole thing you just need to outwork them for a longer period of time so they’ve got 78 posts and you have zero and they’re putting out two posts per week you could put out four posts per week and within 34 or 39 weeks you will have caught up to them that’s rough math correct me or forgive me if I’m wrong or correct me in the comments if I’m wrong but that’s the theory here so you want to get the frequency of publishing up as high as you can without compromising the quality of what you’re publishing okay and there’s two types of posts that you’re going to be creating number one is that review post that I just showed you okay that is gonna be 80% of what you do 80 to 90% so in doing 30 of these posts about 27 maybe 24 to 27 are gonna be direct review best chef’s knife for left-handed person best paring knife for apples whatever those phrases that you find from the keyword tools are one after the other after the other line them up knock them down move forward on to the next remember you’re building skills you’re learning how to do keyword research you’re learning how to do product research you’re learning how to write effectively as a communicator you’re learning how to publish on WordPress you’re learning the basics of search engine optimization it gets easier over time it takes you three hours to write your first post it takes you ten hours it takes you three days to write your first post that’s actually a better starting point takes you three days to start your writing your first post you’ll be able to get it down to two you’ll be able to get it down to one you’ll be able to get it down to a few hours – were you able to put these out and it’ll be higher quality than the one that took you three days and it’ll come out faster how do you get there you do it over and over and over you build the skill how do great baseball batters become great at batting they spend an amazing time in the batter’s box whether it’s beat with a pitching machine with pitchers with whatever they spend years grinding it out fouling balls off strike it out and they keep showing up that really is a good analogy here so 80% are the best review okay best paring knife for apples or whatever you’re finding then the other twenty ten to twenty percent need to be how-to articles so in the same knife world how to properly cut an onion you ever try to cut an onion they’re a little awkward right do you cut it like this way or this way and then then do you slice it and then how do you get the dicing down okay so there’s the how-to side which is gonna be about 20% of your content and you should be really helpful posts again focus on things you have data that says people search okay and then you just write them and when they start to work together if you’ve got a post that’s how to slice an apple and then you’ve got a best paring knife for apples you link your how to slice an apple put you link them together you just put a link in there and you build a little web of relevance on your website and that’s how you’re gonna grow so 30 posts 80 to 90 percent or direct reviews 10 to 20 percent or how-to at that point high five you made it through phase number one and this is amazing where you’re getting close to is the chasm of death that takes out more entrepreneurs than anything I’ve seen but once you get to the point that you’ve written 30 posts you want to go back into search console that’s google.com slash webmasters I showed it before you tied your sitemap in and you want to look am I getting impressions okay so Google Analytics will show you the traffic that you’re receiving now remember no I didn’t say social media I didn’t say go to Instagram I didn’t say go promote it here don’t go do this the other don’t put it in Facebook group nothing all you’re doing is writing content I didn’t do anything on my channel for over a year I didn’t post ons I didn’t post my videos on social media I ignored everything I went all in because I was learning how to YouTube I was learning how to make videos I was learning how to communicate I was learning how to upload and publish and all that mess you need to go all in on that first thing first which right now is writing on your blog so then after 30 days after or 30 posts if you knew in 30 days great if it takes you 90 days who cares that’s awesome – then go back into search console and and look at search console and see if you’re getting impressions and if you are circle back to those posts reread those posts are they good because by the time you’re writing posts 31 you’re gonna be a lot better than when you were writing posts number one okay so you can check search console earlier my team and I check it probably twice a week to be honest with you at this point in time and there’s a point after the next block of 30 I recommend you go look in there every single week if you want to look every week that’s great so what you’re looking for our posts that show up in search console to start to get impressions but they have very low or no clicks and what this means is your title is probably missing and in the video I referenced on how to write great content for affiliate post how to write great affiliate review I talked a lot about the title and how to get the title and how to get the hook and the idea of the title by using search intent I have a video on that just youtube.com Myles bechler comma search intent because that’s really the key because what impressions with no clicks means is that you’re showing up when users are searching but they’re choosing the people around you and if Google Google’s like rating your website and how does Google rate your website well if Google shows you and no one clicks on you that’s a thumbs down from Google if Google shows you and people click on you that’s a thumbs-up from Google that’s called your click-through rate so when you see a lot of impressions and no clicks that’s a bad thing and if you get too many down votes meaning people look at you and they just don’t click on you Google is gonna remove you from that top search result so that’s why you want to catch posts to start to show up inside of the impressions column and you want to improve them you want to really kind of make sure they’re readable they’re good for the users the users aren’t clicking and hitting the back button right away because it’s terrible content because that’s a vote down from Google so that’s the the thought process on it so you got 30 posts going at this point you’re on the path it’s getting easier now you need to do another 30 posts and these next 30 posts you want to start to get into the world of search engine optimization you want to really start to use the headings the h2s the h3 s you want to find the right word counts you really want to start to get a little bit more data-driven about the content that you’re creating because ultimately this is gonna make your content that much more enticing to Google for Google to start displaying you more the first phase of writing your first 30 I just want you to go through the motions just become a writer just get it out and get it flowing we’re gonna loop back to those in the future your second block of 30 we want these to be better we want these to be noticeably better in the content you’re writing and in their optimizations how do you learn the basics of optimization and SEO we’re gonna go back to YouTube here so miles Beckler SEO is probably the best place to start this free SEO class right here is going to explain in a very similar deep dive way that I did here the the main ideas about how to structure content on your WordPress blog that’s going to be really really really Google friendly it’s gonna be search engine optimized once you go through this process okay and you’re gonna understand how all those components work the other thing you need to figure out is how long should your blog post be and you type in miles Bechtler how long should your blog post be and here it is there’s a video on it how long should your blog post be of this process forces Google to show you how many words you need if you’re extra ambitious and you’re all in go through these two videos next and then get started on your content and start from day one with all these bits and pieces involved if you’re busy if you have kids if you’re working from home if your life is crazy right now and you’re like dude I got like this much bandwidth I’ve got this much time I’ve got this much mental energy to dedicate ignore this stuff until the process of writing gets easier because again it’ll take you three days in the beginning I’m gonna go fullscreen here cuz this is important okay it starts three days to write a post in the beginning and then it gets shorter and shorter and shorter and what we want to do is we want to you’re building muscle memory okay you’re it’s getting easier because you don’t have to think about all of the little components becomes second nature then you add on more things they’re gonna help your conte go more quickly the challenge and the reason I don’t recommend you go do all of these things before you get started is cuz that’s gonna overwhelm most people but if you get a little bit of momentum on your blog you’re putting out content you got your mom blog you’re talking about this you’re talking about that you’re enjoying the process of writing you’re getting comfortable with the process my name you enjoy you might just be getting comfortable the process of writing once that becomes kind of sort of second nature add on the next level of complexity which is search engine optimization and the right word count on your posts and that’s how you’re going to grow effectively in a way that’s going to avoid burnout which is the number one failure so now you’re working on your second block of 30 posts now again this might take you another 90 days you might be six months into it and have 60 posts I would like for you to be going faster than that but again you have constraints in your life that I honor and I understand we did about yeah actually that was right about where we were we were doing three posts per week very three to four posts per week very consistently on it so that’s an aggressive aggressive pace and the more you posts the better your posts are the more often you work on it the faster you’re gonna grow the faster you’re gonna catch up to and overtake your competition that’s the core idea so your second block of 30 is going and this block of 30 you are currently trying to cross the chasm of death what is the chasm of death so there is an initial momentum you’re you’re watching this video I hope you’re fired up I hope you’re like ah finally makes sense and it feels believable and it feels doable you’re like I’m gonna do it I’m gonna wake up early every day I’m gonna set my alarm for 4:30 in the morning and from 4:30 till 7:30 when I used to be sleeping I’m gonna grind on my business and I’m gonna get it done that’s what I did because I wanted it that bad and then when I got home from work I grinded on it and then during lunch breaks I grinded on it and then my weekends I just did nothing but work on this business and I’ve built a multi-million dollar business with a hundred dollar investment I know this stuff works so you’re gonna commit to it but when you get two months three months four months in you start to lose connection with that motivation you start to lose connection with that fired-up like raw we can do this yeah it just gets hard you’re not seeing much in the results on search console you’re not seeing any traffic yet at this point you’re definitely not seeing any income from your website yet at this point and it just gets to the point where you’re like man does this work and that’s the chasm of death that’s the moment doubt can creep in and that’s the moment like and well maybe there’s a shortcut that’s that this is the beginning of the end when people get to this point because that’s when they start looking at healing you know this this goo that I keep seeing this ad about dropshipping on Instagram good lord uninstall Instagram from your phone during this process under the stall Facebook from your phone just disappear from the world and produce content and and learn and master these skills because when doubt creeps in when you’re like okay I’m hands this is really gonna work I don’t know like I don’t think this is gonna work then doubt is there and what happens is the fake gurus play on this doubt their ads will speak to this doubt their copywriting their webinars their sales letters and their video sales letters are so psychologically persuasive I mean it’s flat-out dangerous and some of them most of them are unethical I would literally say they’re borderline unethical and they need you to doubt what you’re doing and then they insert that seed of like well if you’re not doing this and you’re never gonna make it because this is what worked for me and they need you to stop working on your plan to buy their thing because they just bought a house for cash which is the worst idea in the world they have a Lambo oil change that they have to do they time the absolute top of the real estate market and they got some big-time expenses even if they paid cash on their house then two million ORAC house is a lot of upkeep like 1% upkeep per year that’s a big freaking number they have to keep making money to make money they need to distract you from your plan convince you and persuade you that their plan is going to get you where you want to go faster easier etc which it won’t and then they have to sell you a $2,000 or $1,000 thing this is the chasm of death so many want to preneur die and never make it out of the want renewal world because of this those who are able to put on their blinders I am going to be the most helpful person in the world of gardening forever I’m doing my work I’m doing my work I’m doing my work those who are able to build the praise for self the pride in I published another post today there’s number 48 down I’m on it I’m gonna do I’m gonna hit a hundred posts I’m gonna hit 200 posts I’m gonna be the most helpful gardening blogger in the world I’m gonna be the most helpful blank in the world and those are the people who succeed because they are able to be driven by kind of a greater mission and they block out all the doubt and the noise because that’s what will happen to you months three through months six what happens around month six is really exciting because that’s when the traffic starts to come in that’s when the impressions are now turning into clicks and the clicks turn into traffic and the traffic clicks over to Amazon and that’s when things start to get exciting so you’re gonna see impressions in search console first then you’ll start to see traffic in analytics then in your Amazon dashboard you’ll start to see clicks over into Amazon and then you see sales and it just takes months to get there if you’re only publishing one post per week it could take you a year or more to get to that point it takes 60 plus posts to get to that point okay there’s just no way around it it just takes time Google doesn’t trust you your readers don’t trust you your content isn’t all that good it’s definitely not that well optimized that’s where we all start and you got to start there and you got a persevere through the challenges just blinders on all in for your audience and you got to go and make it through that chasm of despair cuz once your first sale hits my first sale is a dollar I think my first month like month for I got like a dollar fifty and I was like oh I could all go buy a cup of coffee right and and there were people who were kind of like talking smack about that on my channel and I’m just like they don’t get it right like that’s a big freakin deal to make your first dollar online cuz for my website it went one dollar online then I went for 50 and then went 80 and then it went like 500 and then it went to thousand and now it’s at like 3400 and it just compounded because we have just been adding fuel to the engine relentlessly regardless of what’s going on around us okay I I digress from this so we are now at post 60 you have completed your second block of 30 posts at this point you’re going into search console every seven days you’re looking for posts that you’re getting impressions and/or are getting clicks or not if they’re not getting clicks you’re looking at the title tag you’re optimizing the title in the description because that’s the problem if they are getting clicks and you can see that you’re getting traffic they also show up inside of Google Analytics if you’re getting traffic to specific posts you need to go back and look at them how good were they was this post number four and it’s actually really bad it’s okay I read content on my blog from time to time in oh my god it’s a little embarrassing it’s kinda cringe-worthy we all start somewhere go watch my first videos if you need to don’t watch my first videos there’ll be a distraction from doing this do this ignore it trust that everybody starts as a rookie everybody starts with average at best content maybe I started with rubbish content and you can go back and improve it that’s phase three so now that you’ve completed 60 you’re looking for the spikes and the data you’re looking for the impressions you’re looking for the clicks when you see that you go back to those posts but now for month four content pieces 61 through ninety you want to go back to your original content that you first wrote on those first topics because you’re only writing one post per topic so you loop back to your old content and you start reading through your first posts specifically the ones that you’re like that’s a really good product that’s a really good I really like that why did that one not work yeah that’s because the content just wasn’t there go rewrite it go update it make it better follow the SEO stuff you learned in your second 60 or your second block your second block of 30 follow that and now go integrate implement make it better change the publish date to yesterday’s publish date and republish it it’ll go to the top of your blog roll it’ll go to the top of your site map and it will Reno defy Google that hey this one has been updated at this point in time so now you’re going back through and you’re improving your old content you might want to incorporate and write some new content as well so your third block of 30 could be a blend of improving old content and writing new content if your old content was just rubbish and you want to just go and rewrite all 30 of them I totally get it you can do that as well and that really is the game and this point when you’re working on your post number 61 through 90 and a part of that is reworking your old stuff that should be good there’s a good product it’s a really good thing it’s a really good idea huh why did that not click and you’re improving knows this is when you start to get into momentum and this is when you’re out of the chasm of death because the impressions are starting to stack up your grass starting to go up in the correct direction the traffic’s starting to show up you’re getting clicks over to Amazon and you should be able to start to expect to see your first sales sometime in this range might take you to 120 posts to get those first sales it doesn’t actually matter what matters is continuing to feed the engine with fuel until it works and those are the kinds of people who succeed with affiliate marketing as those who are willing to commit they committed all costs I don’t give an F I’m doing this I don’t care if my friends get it I don’t care my family gets it I’m tuning everybody out I’m deleting every app I’m unsubscribing from every fake guru I’m never watching a webinar again because I got to do and that I got to do is write more posts focus on specific topics that people are looking for I got to make the best post on whatever that thing is that I’m doing and then I got to do it again and again because my audience is searching for things and if you’re audience who’s searching for the best this the best that if they aren’t finding you they’re finding your competitors there’s work to be done and that’s how you make the money online so really at this point we’ve done three blocks of 30 posts okay the third block we’re now looping back through and fixing our old stuff that was terrible we’re adding on new great stuff by the end of this 30 30 block you should have 90 posts that you’re stoked on that you’re actually proud of your WordPress skills should be dialed the process of getting images and putting it together and making it work is relatively simple it’s second nature you have new habits installed you are a more valuable person whether your website is actually making you money at this point in time or not is irrelevant when you have these skills of keyword research of wordpress blog creation you could at this point go add value to just about any major company in the were at small business medium-sized business in the world because everyone needs content marketing that’s some powerful value when my wife and I were going building our site and her site started to get to 60,000 visits per month I started posting about it like hey our sites up to 60,000 visits per month and showing some graphs and I started attracting client work that was willing pay me two three five thousand dollars per month because of the success we were getting over there it’s really powerful to become a more valuable human being and I think today more so than ever boy we need to be skilling up our value so we stay relevant and we stay valued by the corporation’s because unemployment is going absolutely crazy and people don’t let go of those valuable employees who are the linchpins within the company who are more who bring more value into the company than they cost those are the people who stick around so that’s kind of like a caveat here you’ve got the 90 post done and now it’s time to start thinking about distributing and syndicating your content this is really the last phase and we’ve waited until now because a I can’t let you get distracted there’s no posting this stuff on Facebook I did it it doesn’t matter ignore it you’re all in on written content that Google is gonna love and you go from there but once you get through the 90 pieces of content now is when you can start to think okay where are my audience members hanging out and how do I go get my content in front of them where they already are so reddit there subreddits for people where they hang out kay there’s a Quora which is a question-and-answer website old-school forums people hang out and talk in forums all day every day on YouTube you could start a podcast on this stuff it’s time now to add on that next layer of skill to help you bring attention to your content because what you’ve built is you’ve built a little island okay your island of content now you need to make sure that people over on reddit who are interested in permaculture gardening and you’ve got the adventures in permaculture blog or whatever it is you need to make sure they know about you and your really relevant stuff by essentially sharing really good helpful posts as answers to people’s questions you never go in and spam these types of communities you simply want when somebody’s asking like how do I do an Google culture bed and you’re like oh man you got to check out my oboe culture post I talk about the three different ways you can build a Google culture and the second one only takes 20 minutes to build and like oh my gosh thank you so much that’s the kind of interaction is required we don’t go into these third-party places and say look at my new post it’s so awesome everybody hates that so there’s there’s core YouTube Pinterest LinkedIn reddit forums etc you don’t do them all you figure out where your people are business-to-business people hang out on LinkedIn a lot of mums a lot of home repair a lot of home improvement in cooking that’s on Pinterest okay figure out where they are and don’t do Instagram don’t do Facebook it’s just not worth it Zuckerberg does not want to give you reach so don’t give him content then the last step the last step is another block of 30 posts forever and that’s truly the game and today my wife’s website has literally connected with over 40 million people most of whom came directly from Google and it’s because she has over a thousand posts on her website two miles Beckler comm website my highest month was like right around a hundred thousand visits within a month currently I think I’m getting like eighty thousand ish visits per month to my blog and that’s because I posted about 380 390 incredibly well-written detailed blog posts the miles Mecca our YouTube channel reaches hundreds of thousands of people per month I have 130 ish thousand subscribers the reason is because I put out six hundred and something videos and I’m still showing up my affiliate niche site that grew we’re still putting a bunch of content out we’re still getting more traffic our income is going up every single day right now because our traffic is going up every single day right now because we’re relentlessly putting out more helpful content for them those who literally embody this this state of being that is I’m a creator and I create the most helpful stuff for my people and I’m all in on you and that is the truth and I hope you’ve been able to feel it and I hope you’ve been able to understand that like I really am here for you like there’s no sales pitch I’m not like oh if I make this video on then I could sell them this and did I could make some it doesn’t work that way if you’re trying to sell people on stuff if you’re like me I need get money I even know you don’t you need to give value and when that clicks and when you get really good at that and you really are and you become one of the most helpful people to your audience the money just shows up hand over fist it absolutely shows up it works it works every single time you have to protect yourself from overwhelm if you try to do too much too early because I covered the whole path and you’re like I can do it all odds are you can you’re not superhuman and most every person who tries to do all of it at once burns out and that’s a game ender for most people you got to be able to stick with it for the long run in order to get the compounding results here that’s the biggest key and then you got to keep yourself motivated from months three through months six in that chasm of death because that’s when doubt can creep in that’s when people go do other things that’s when people jump to the shiny objects that’s when people land on other people’s webinars hearing all this psychologically persuasive this psychological warfare that’s trying to separate you from your hardened money I don’t need your money because I have four websites generating over ten thousand dollars a month and my newest website that’s ten months old is already just about to get to four thousand dollars per month I didn’t show any ads during this before this after this because I don’t need your money this is what truly successful and wealthy people do is they give value to others because I want to see you succeed I want to see you create more revenue and a more enjoyable lifestyle for you and your family so you can become a beacon of light in your community so you can donate to your local charities so you can donate to your church so you can donate your time and food to the food bank whatever you want to do I want to empower you to do that and you can do that when you help your audience get what they’re searching for and our world will just become a better place when everyone Tunes in with this there’s a lot of shady shysters out there who are just trying to separate you from your money because they bought too big of a house because they bought the stupid Lambo that has $4,000 oil changes because they bought too many liabilities and they ain’t got no assets well I’m here to tell you you can grow an asset for less than $40 and we just mapped out the whole plan here it’s the same plan that we grew 95 dollars and 40 cents 10 years ago we brought in millions of dollars from that website it’s friggin real I just want to f-bomb this I’m so like I know you can do it but I gotta get off the horse we have been here for a damn long time I appreciate you if you made it to the end you have to let me know on the bottom that you made it to the end I don’t care how you do that just like damn good on you what are we even I think we cross an hour we’re rockin and rollin here I thank you so much for doing what you do if you haven’t subscribed yet subscribe because I’m gonna do a video soon that I’m gonna like review a bunch of successful affiliate websites so if you want to get notified when that video comes out make sure you hit subscribe hit the bell you’ll get a notification when that comes out and I just thank you I hope I hope you stick with it I hope you follow through be cautious of how much you try to do how many learning curves you take on at one time break it up in the way that I explained it in this video is gonna really help you rewatch the video if you have to really nail down your 9 30 60 90 day plan for success write it out it’s all here I didn’t hide anything from you there’s nothing hidden here the hidden thing is you digging in doing them and work for long enough to get to where you want to be so get what you got to get going going I’m here to answer any questions you have why am I still talking I don’t know thank you be well I’ll see you on the next video Cheers

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