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From Distant Dream To $2,000/Mo Reality! w/ Nadya of LivingOffCloud.com [Episode #77]

Nadya operates 5 different niche sites and one of them she purchased from HPD.Today, we talk about the realities of building a niche site empire, team management, setting time to learn and more!Tune in now!PS. Don't forget to our discounts page & take advantage of our latest SEO specials! https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/discounts/Topics​What Nadya's portfolio looks likeTeam leadership in her software development career​Daily life as an entrepreneur​How her team is structuredUtilizing automationMindsetMentionsNadya @ Living Off Cloud – http://livingoffcloud.com/Nadya Income Report – http://livingoffcloud.com/income-reports/Trillion Dollar Coach Book @ Bill Campbell – https://www.amazon.com/Trillion-Dollar-Coach-Leadership-Playbook/dp/0062839268Sam Harris Meditation App: https://wakingup.com/Quotables“Working with an apprentice has to be focused on you getting value and them getting value” – Nadya Click to Tweet “Don't get upset too quickly with people you work with, you never know what their situation is” – Nadya Click to Tweet


23 Oct 2019

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Going From $500 To $30,000 Per Month w/ Tom De Spiegelaere of TomSpicky.com [Episode #79]

Tom De Spiegelaere joins us today to chat about his affiliate business and how he was able to transition from client SEO to affiliate SEO.Tom's sites are now earning a significant amount of revenue for him and his family but today we dive into how he got there because it wasn't all fun and games. This is a fantastic episode filled with great tips and tricks so tune in now!PS. Are you looking to amp up your online empire? Check out our latest specials for affiliates, dropshippers and local lead gen. sites: https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/discounts/TopicsTransition from client SEO to content sitesTips on CROBacklink strategiesInternal linkingTactics for getting rich snippetsHandling a portfolio of sitesNiche selectionGetting from the second page to the firstPreparing for a saleMentionsTom Spicky – https://tomspicky.com/Building Online Empires Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/groups/nichesite/Chiang Mai SEO Conference  – https://chiangmaiseoconference.com/SEO Minion – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/seo-minion/giihipjfimkajhlcilipnjeohabimjhi?hl=enTom Spicky's Guest Post at Authority Builders – https://authority.builders/blog/case-study-getting-sites-unstuck/Authority Builders – https://authority.builders/Empire Flippers – https://empireflippers.com/Elementor – https://elementor.comThrive Theme – https://thrivethemes.com/Quotables“Life would be boring if you never tried anything new, so I try to push myself every now and again.” – Tom Spicky Click to Tweet “An affiliate marketer finds holes in every single thing.” – Tom Spicky Click to Tweet


11 Nov 2019

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Affiliate Site Hurdles & Content Processes w/ Dan & Alberto [Episode #51]

Today tells the tale of two affiliates from the HPD community: Dan & Alberto.They have plenty of lessons to share with us about their content processes, common hurdles, resource allocation & more!Topics:What Alberto & Dan's sites are all aboutHow long they've been building affiliate sites and doing online marketingTheir content processesHurdles they facedAdvice for newbiesUsing HPD for affiliate content (more details here)Mentions:Ahrefs SEO Tool – https://ahrefs.com/Four Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris – https://fourhourworkweek.com/Dan's site – https://gearlobo.com/Quotables:“Don't let yourself play business” – Dan Click to Tweet “Know your technologies… It will save you further down the road” – Alberto Click to Tweet


13 Feb 2019

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Buying Established Websites vs Buying Starter Websites [Episode #28]

Today I want to touch on the benefits of purchasing a website vs the benefits of purchasing a starter website. This debate has been sparked as my own investing techniques have matured recently with the sale of my own sites. Click to listen! Topics: Established Websites – a website that already has income being generated for the owner Pros: Start collecting your return of investments right awayPopular to somebody who wants to quit their jobThose that a lot less doubtAn established website is much less work Cons: Time and money spendPenguin penaltyYou need to know what you’re doing Buying/Building Starter Sites – Sites that you have build up the income from the ground up Pros: Low barrier of entryLearning the in's and out's of internet marketing (SEO, WordPress, Email Marketing, etc.)Buying a starter site saves time from setting up a site yourselfMore people to learn from since you are starting from the bottomLess risky when you don't know what your next move should beCan spread your website expenses over a period of months/years Cons: Longer period till earningRanking in Google is an organic process Mentions: Flippa – https://flippa.com/Our Review – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/junk-websites-and-scams-a-flippa-com-review/ Empire Flippers – https://empireflippers.com/ FE International – https://feinternational.com/ Quotables: “Doubt is probably the number one killer of a dreams in the affiliate marketing world” – Dom Click to Tweet


13 Sep 2017

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Growing An “Aged Site” Quickly To $800/mo with Jaron – SUCCESS STORY [Episode #56]

Jaron built his first site in Nov 2017 and it's now at $10k/mo! His next site was an “aged site” purchased from HPD and that's now earning $800/mo. Let's listen in and see what tips we can pull Jaron today! Topics: Keyword ResearchJoining other affiliate programsEarly affiliate success tipsLeveraging an email list for more income Mentions: Doug Cunnington – https://nichesiteproject.com/ Income School – https://incomeschool.com/ Marty's HPD Success Story – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/marty HPD's Aged Sites – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/aged-sites-no-more-sandbox/ Convert Kit – https://convertkit.com/ Empire Flippers – https://empireflippers.com/ SEMRush – https://www.semrush.com/ Ubersuggest – https://neilpatel.com/ubersuggest/ Quotables: “Writing a lot of content & attacking small keywords have allowed me to get traffic and earnings early” – Jaron Click to Tweet “The look of your site is not gonna matter that much in the long run” – Jaron Click to Tweet

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3 Apr 2019

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How I Sold A Website For Over $25,000 [Episode #3]

In this episode we're going to cover one of my earliest success stories; how I built a niche website from scratch and sold it for over $25,000 a couple of years later. Mentions: ​Human Proof Designs – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/ 8 Part Case Studies Series on Human Proof Designs Blog Part 1 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-one-how-i-chose-my-niche/ Part 2 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-two-how-i-structured-the-site/ Part 3 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-three-content-content-content/ Part 4 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-four-links/ Part 5 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-5-conversions/ Part 6 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-6-scaling-your-niche-site/ Part 7 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-seven-selling-vs-keeping-your-site/ Part 8 of the Case Studies on Human Proof Design Blog – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/part-8-summary-and-take-aways/ BackLinko @ Bryan Dean Skyscraper Method – http://backlinko.com/skyscraper-technique Authority Website Income Blog by Josh Espinosa – http://authoritywebsiteincome.com/amazon-affiliate-websites/ Authority Azon – http://www.authorityazon.com/ Tung Tran of Cloud Living – http://www.cloudliving.com/ FE International – https://feinternational.com/ Empire Flippers – https://empireflippers.com/ Topics Discussed: – How I came across with the niche and the minimal research I did- How I set up the site and structured it wrong- I shouldn’t focus on Amazon product when I was trying to promote some random products- Site history Lessons Learned: – Don’t necessarily give up on a site too early- You gotta keep tweaking things- Split testing with affiliate marketing Quotes: “You can always do better with your sites and you should not absolutely not give up too soon” – Dom Click to Tweet


6 Mar 2017

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Going Full-Time With Affiliate Sites ft. Duke [Episode #60]

Duke walks us through his three main niche sites and what he's learned building up his portfolio. We talk unique keyword research tactics, the ROI of single review content, and being audience oriented.Listen in now to upgrade your online business skills!Topics:Duke's 3 sites: one ad site and two affiliate sitesLessons learned from building a general review siteRethinking backlinksGetting more out of the Keyword Golden RatioConversion rate optimizationMentions:Duke Taber @ HPD Episode 36 – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/podcast36/Human Proof Design Facebook Group – Niche Site Entrepreneurs – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1165987043433051/Doug Cunnington @ Niche Site Project – https://nichesiteproject.com/ Neil Patel’s UberSuggest – https://neilpatel.com/ubersuggest/Content Egg – https://wordpress.org/plugins/content-egg/Quotables:“Content clusters may not always get you to number one but it’ll definitely make getting there a lot easier and cheaper” – Duke Click to Tweet “Get all the internal “power” you can first before trying to send other off-page stuff to it” – Duke Click to Tweet


1 May 2019

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Getting Long Tail Traffic via The KGR Method With Doug Cunnington Part 1 [Episode #13]

Doug tells us about his method of gaining long tail traffic by targeting 1 or 2 high volume “best” posts. This method relies on no to little backlinks and allows you to rank very quickly. Press play to learn! Mentions: Doug Cunnington @ Niche Site Project – http://nichesiteproject.com/ Smart Passive Income – https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/ Niche Pursuits – http://www.nichepursuits.com/ Niche Site Project 2 with Spencer Haws & Perrin – http://www.nichepursuits.com/niche-site-project-2-overview/ ​Interested in joining a community of niche site builders? We're kicking off the launch of our private forum with a live Amazon affiliate case study. Participate and follow along as Dom rebuilds his niche site portfolio with a goal of reaching $10,000. Recently selling his 2 biggest earners, Dom's ready for a new challenge and wants to share the whole process from start to finish, watch the video and join now! Learn more about the KGR method: http://nichesiteproject.com/humanproof People that were in Doug's original mastermind to discover his KGR method: Luis OgdenQuinn HampSean NewmanRob Atkinson Long Tail Keyword – https://longtailpro.com/ Keyword Keg – https://keywordkeg.com/ Keyword Revealer – http://www.keywordrevealer.com/ SECockpit – https://secockpit.com/ SEMrush – https://www.semrush.com/ Discussion: What is the ‘Keyword Golden Ratio'? ​ Keyword Everywhere – Free Chrome plug-in Quotations: “If you’re just starting out it’s hard to justify some of these cost and there’s some high pressure tactics” – Doug Click to Tweet “Even if only 70% of your keywords rank that’s huge number of keywords that you can find success with” – Dom Click to Tweet


18 May 2017

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Pinterest Marketing For Content Publishers & Affiliates (With Kate Ahl of Simple Pin Media) [Episode #40]

Want to learn more about Pinterest? Today we have the foremost expert on this special platform. Kate Ahl dives into Pinterest's smart feed, optimization tips, and also best practices. This really is a jam-packed episode for affiliates & content publishers! Listen in today. Topics: Why pay attention to PinterestThe process of setting up an optimized Pinterest profileImage optimizationHow does affiliate marketing work with PinterestShould you clean up your Pinterest boardsAutomationHow to avoid getting kicked off of Pinterest Mentions: Kate Ahl @ Simple Pin Media – https://www.simplepinmedia.com/ Simple Pin Media Podcast – https://www.simplepinmedia.com/simple-pin-podcast/ How to Clean up Pinterest Boards – https://www.simplepinmedia.com/clean-pinterest-boards/ Writing Effective Product Roundups – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/how-to-write-a-product-review/ Creating Your Pinterest Profile Properly – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/how-to-sell-on-pinterest/ Tailwind, Pinterest Scheduling App –https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/go/tailwind MeetEdgar, Social Media Scheduling App – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/go/meetedgar Amy Lyn Andrews – https://amylynnandrews.com/ E-Myth Book – https://www.amazon.ca/Myth-Revisited-Small-Businesses-About-ebook/dp/B000RO9VJK Quotables: “High followers don't always correlate with more traffic” – Kate Ahl Click to Tweet “Try to keep affiliate links in your blog posts, you'll get higher conversions & provide more value” – Kate Ahl Click to Tweet

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12 Sep 2018

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Digging Deeper Into Niche Ideas With Kelvin Mah [Episode #7]

In this episode, we chat with Kelvin Mah about choosing the right niche and how important it is to your success. A good niche is well-thought out and can get you from zero to one much faster. Definitely listen to this episode!Blog Posts on Niche ResearchHow to Analyze Niche Site Competitors: Pivot and Avoid Traps​Is Your Niche Going To Stick? Here’s How To Make Sure​Counterintuitive Ways to Find Your Affiliate Marketing Niche​Mentioned in the podcast:The Startup Podcast – https://gimletmedia.com/startup/Tim Ferriss – http://fourhourworkweek.com/Niche Pursuits Podcast – http://www.nichepursuits.com/category/podcasts/Chris Guthrie and Dave Guindon @ Amasuite – http://amasuite.com/UpFuel @ Chris Guthrie – http://upfuel.com/Pat Flynn @ Smart Passive Income – https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/Justin Cooke @ Empire Flippers – https://empireflippers.com/Kyle Gray – http://kylegray.io/WP Curve – https://wpcurve.com/Long Tail Pro – https://longtailpro.com/Camel Camel Camel – http://camelcamelcamel.com/Jungle Scout – https://www.junglescout.com/Easy Way to Quit Smoking by Allen Carr – https://www.allencarr.com/easyway-stop-smoking/SEM Rush – https://www.semrush.com/Same ID – http://sameid.net/No Hat digital – http://www.nohatdigital.com/Niche IdeationFinding a Niche – Search offline like newspapers, billboards, etc.Do you go for something you’re passionate about?Do you have to go for something unique, trending, etc.Podcast Quotes“You don’t have to be an expert but do you wanna become an expert” – Kelvin Click to Tweet “Your idea is like your niche and marketing is basically your execution” – Bryon Click to Tweet “Don’t go for a single product niche, choose something that has parallel product” – Bryon Click to Tweet

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6 Apr 2017

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From IBM Employee To $10K/Mo Authority Site w/ Sumit of TrumpExcel.com [Episode #55]

Sumit has grown TrumpExcel to 1MM monthly visitors and is earning between $8-10k/mo.Armed with 30k email subscribers, he has launched dozens of courses and today we talk all about funnels, email marketing, and even his new Amazon affiliate websites!Topics:How TrumpExcel got startedSize of TrumpExcelLaunch processesTrumpExcel's Youtube growthAmazon affiliate sitesContent processesBuying websitesGrowing a newly purchases siteTime managementMentions:Sumit's main authority site, Trump Excel – https://trumpexcel.com/Sumit's other blogging site, Craft of Blogging – https://craftofblogging.com/The Hundred Dollar Start-ups By Chris Gullibeau – https://www.amazon.com/100-Startup-Reinvent-Living-Create/dp/0307951529Jeff Walker the Product Launch – https://jeffwalker.com/15 Personal Finances Blogs in India – https://craftofblogging.com/personal-finance-blogs-india/Quotables:“If I can make quick changes to the on-page SEO and increasing the topical relevance, these were the things I looked for in a site” – Sumit Click to Tweet “A good way to find out products that people might be interested in or if you’re just looking for ideas is to actually look at your credit card bill to see where your spending money” – Kelvin Click to Tweet


20 Mar 2019

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Building a Finance Blog to $10k/Mo Profit with RJ of TheWaysToWealth.com [Episode #65]

RJ Weiss from TheWaysToWealth.com is coming onto the show today to walk us through his journey so far. We go over team management, Pinterest, and how he's generating over 400,000 visitors a month.Tune in now!TopicsRJs backgroundSelling an old site to start a new oneHow much income and visitors does The Ways To Wealth get each monthStarting on Pinterest & what it's like nowRunning profitable FB ads to your contentRedesigning a website, losing traffic and getting it backGrowing an email listMentionsRJ Weiss @ The Ways to Wealth – https://www.thewaystowealth.com/Human Proof Designs Facebook group / Niche Site Entrepreneurs – https://humanproofdesigns.com/fbTailwind – https://www.tailwindapp.com/FInCon Pat Flynn @ Smart Passive Income – https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/Nick Loper @ Side Hustle Nation – https://www.sidehustlenation.com/Jeff Proctor @ Dollar Sprout – https://www.dollarsprout.com/Clear Scope – https://www.clearscope.io/Ramit Sethi Book – https://www.amazon.com/Will-Teach-You-Be-Rich/dp/0761147489Warren Buffett Book – https://www.amazon.com/Snowball-Warren-Buffett-Business-Life/dp/0553384619Charlie Munger Book – https://www.amabuy.vn/us/amazon/Poor-Charlies-Almanack-The-Wit-and-Wisdom-of-Charles-T.-Munger-Expanded-Third-Edition/dp/1578645018?gclid=CjwKCAjw3azoBRAXEiwA-_64Oiz8nuodGsme3RXg0L1YUSsa5KqZdoyK7frVIDL7hbRudrv6Sre4fhoCSP8QAvD_BwEQuotables“A very organic base approach is the best long term strategy in Pinterest” – RJ Click to Tweet “I always think about where this content or product would fit into the reader's financial goals” – RJ Click to Tweet


26 Jun 2019

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Side Hustling w/ Affiliate Sites & Beyond (Nick Loper Interview) [Episode #39]

We take a deep dive into Nick's portfolio of affiliate sites. Not only do we talk a bit about the Side Hustle Nation brand, but he also tends to build income generating sites different than our usual content driven sites. Click to listen in! Topics: Early days with a shoe affiliate sitesManaging an outsourcing affiliate siteNick's team structureMultiple income streams from side hustlingPinterest marketingGrowing SideHustleNation.com Mentions: Side Hustle Nation Podcast – https://www.sidehustlenation.com The Price Grabber – http://www.pricegrabber.com/ NextTag – https://www.nextag.com/ Rene Delgado @ Bounce House Store – https://www.sidehustlenation.com/how-to-start-an-online-store-with-no-ideas-and-no-inventory/ Tuft and Needle – https://www.tuftandneedle.com/ Empire Flippers – https://empireflippers.com/ Okay Relax VA Hiring – https://okayrelax.com/ Fancy Hands US-based VA – https://www.fancyhands.com/ Zen WP – https://zenwp.co/ Rosemarie Groner Busy Budgeter – https://www.busybudgeter.com/ Ahrefs – https://ahrefs.com/ Matt Giovanisci @ Swim University – https://www.swimuniversity.com/ Brian Dean – https://backlinko.com/ Pat Flynn – https://www.smartpassiveincome.com/ Building a Story Brand by Donald Miller – https://www.amazon.com/Building-StoryBrand-Clarify-Message-Customers-ebook/dp/B06XFJ2JGR Go Giver by Bob Burg – https://thegogiver.com/ The Hard Things About Hard Thing Book by Ben Horowitz – https://www.amazon.com/Hard-Thing-About-Things-Building/dp/0062273205 Principles Book by Ray Dalio – https://www.principles.com/ Quotables: “I’ve been much more strategic on my content strategy now. It's based on keywords, if it can rank, and whether it can be monetized” – Nick Click to Tweet “When you put your face on projects, you’ve got a lot more to worry about but you can also do a much better job if you’re very committed to it” – Kelvin Click to Tweet


22 Aug 2018

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An Intro Into PBNs with Kevin Graham [Episode #16]

The pros and cons of PBNs, why people use them for their affiliate marketing sites, how people can be hurt by them, and what you should do if you do decide to use this powerful online business tool. This is an introduction into the dark side of SEO, listen in! Topics: How to get started with PBN'sWhat kind of things to consider with PBN’sWhat kind of budget you might needHow does hosting work 2 Types of PBN: Public Blog NetworksPrivate Blog Networks Options For Getting a Domain For a PBN Expired DomainsAuction & Backorder Domains Mentions: PBN Academy's Special Offer to HPD Listeners – https://pbnacademy.com/humanproof Kevin Graham – http://kevingraham.com Bulk Buy Hosting – https://www.bulkbuyhosting.com Empire Flippers – https://empireflippers.com/ Fiverr – https://www.fiverr.com/ Spencer Haws @ Niche Pursuits – http://www.nichepursuits.com/ No Hat Digital – http://www.nohatdigital.com/ Matt Cutts – https://www.mattcutts.com/blog/ Doug and Steve @ PBN HQ – https://www.pbnhq.com/ TB Solutions – https://www.tbsolutions.info/ SERP Champion – https://www.serpchampion.com/ Costa PBN – http://www.costapbn.com/ Hammer Head Domains – http://hammerheaddomains.com/ Hire Writers – https://www.hirewriters.com Blue Host – https://www.bluehost.com/ A Small Orange – https://asmallorange.com/ Quotables: “A true PBN is private it’s not something you’ll be renting links on” – Kevin Click to Tweet “Hide your site but blend it in with the crowd of legitimate sites” – Kevin Click to Tweet “Once you can go full-time, you just have so much more ability to get stuff done” – Dom Click to Tweet “It doesn’t matter if you’re using PBNs as long as you’re not doing stupid stuff with the actual link itself” – Dom Click to Tweet “Just because it’s a guest post it doesn’t mean it’s white hat” – Dom Click to Tweet


7 Jun 2017

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Building a $1200 Per Month Site w/ Marty [Episode #52]

Marty tells us about his experience building 2 different sites that earn him a healthy side income today. We also discuss content strategies, mindset, KGR keywords, and more!Listen in now!Topics:Marty's sitesFinding Human Proof DesignsRevenue per monthCommercial content vs informational contentHow long did it take to see successSocial MediaProductivity & weekly planningListener questionsUsing owners manuals to create better contentCreating good imagesFinal wordsMentions:Does KGR Work – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/does-keyword-golden-ratio-work/Matt Diggity Time Tracking – https://diggitymarketing.com/time-management-guide/Paint.net – https://www.getpaint.net/Canva – https://www.canva.com/Easil.com – https://about.easil.com/Creative Market – https://creativemarket.com/Quotables:“Not everything is gonna workout but you’re gotta keep working towards your goal” – Marty Click to Tweet “You need to understand the basics but you also need to find additional tactics” – Marty Click to Tweet

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20 Feb 2019

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Getting Long Tail Traffic via The KGR Method With Doug Cunnington Part 2 [Episode #14]

This is the second part of the interview with Doug Cunnington. We dive deeper into the ‘Keyword Golden Ratio' methodology and more about building profitable Amazon affiliate sites. Discussion: Keyword Cannibalisation Mentions:​ Doug Cunnington @ Niche Site Project – http://nichesiteproject.com/ Templates from Doug – Nichesiteproject.com/humanproof Free Google SERP Check – https://www.serplab.co.uk/ Niche Pursuits Podcast – http://www.nichepursuits.com/category/podcasts/ Long Tail Pro – https://longtailpro.com/ Quotations: “It’s less than what you think but more than you would hope” – Doug Click to Tweet “One of the key secrets to success is patience, not just about awaiting but to never give up” – Dom Click to Tweet


24 May 2017

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30 Questions From Listeners (PART 1) [Episode #30]

We've finally reached the 30th episode and we thought we'd ask the Affiliate community what questions they have. We've collected, organized, and are ready to answer your questions. Listen in now! Topics: 30 Questions from the Audience (The First 15) It’s my belief that, in this business, you should try and learn everything first before outsourcing. What are your thoughts?How do I get someone to do the work for me? So I can only focus on what gives me maximum gain.How do I reduce bounce rate?When should I worry about bounce rate?What are the 4 or 5 most important UX or User Experience points to nail down for a layout and building of a website Theme is cleanGood structureColor SchemeDon’t use a cheesy logoClean Design What is the most important thing to focus on while building an affiliate website?How long until I make money?How much money does affiliate marketing guarantee?Am I getting traffic to my site?Do I need to write additional content?Is my affiliate product of value to your audience?Can a really good premium site become better or as good as an aged site?When you promote a product, is it important that you personally use the product or just know a lot about the product?How important is having an SSL Certificate on your site?What are your thoughts on SEO in the future? Mentions: Thrive Themes – https://thrivethemes.com/WP Zoom – https://www.wpzoom.com/CSS Igniter – https://www.cssigniter.com/Brad Vandenberg Success Story – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/how-brad-made-his-first-sale-after-only-8-weeks/Daniel Stark @ Niche Site Azon – https://www.nichesiteazon.com/author/daniel-stark/Gary Evans Success Story – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/gary/SEMRush – https://www.semrush.com/Ahrefs – https://ahrefs.com/ Quotables: “You need to know what works best before you understand what's going to give you max gain” – Dom Click to Tweet


5 Oct 2017

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10 Things I’ve Learned From Affiliate Marketing This Year [Episode #26]

The top lessons I've learned from rebuilding my affiliate site portfolio. This time I've gone very specific because I really wanted to measure what was actually leveraging success, rather than spraying and praying. Listen in now! Topics Over The Shoulder Case Study Tracking the resultsWrite down the dates of changes you makeUse different tracking ID Overview – looking at each sites Improving on page SEO Things I've Found Out & Results: Momentum is important because the more you work on your site, the progress you'll gain from Google and Amazon.On page SEO moves the dial quiet a bit.It’s important to keep an SEO diaryUsing different tracking ID’sIncreasing word count is very helpfulConversion rates differ by niche Mentions: SEMRush – https://www.semrush.com/ HPD Podcast Episode 21 – Technical SEO  – https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/podcast21/ SERP Fox – https://serpfox.com/ SERP Lab – https://www.serplab.co.uk/ Quotables: “Previous results can guide you but it never guarantees repeated results. It's just a guideline.” – Dom Click to Tweet “Find a page that ranks for a specific keyword, but the keyword isn't in your article – make sure to add it in!” – Dom Click to Tweet


30 Aug 2017

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Validating Your Niche Selection [Episode #9]

What are the steps you can take to actually validate a niche for your site? Let's walk through how you test the waters and reverse engineer what other successful sites are doing before you commit. Can't wait for you guys to listen in! Topics: Product price range / Does it have other products in itProduct types ( Info product and Physical product ) / Are the products suitable for online retail and affiliationAre there lots of parallel or related productsIs the niche something that you can broaden or widen later onDifference of Info Product and Physical ProductMaybe you don’t need to be passionate about your niche but you just need to be passionate about niche marketingWhat happens when you spend ages trying to be the first person in the nicheCertain angles or keywords within a niche is saturated 2 Points to Remember: Don't just promote the highest commission item, just for the sake of it. Not every type of product is equal. Quotables: “If it can be accessorized and can review those accessories as well, that’s the perfect way to build out the site” – Brad Click to Tweet “You don’t need to be passionate but you kind of what you do need to want to become passionate about it” – Dom Click to Tweet “You don’t have to love the niche as long as you love what you do” – Dom Click to Tweet “Your passion and your interests probably are a good place to start when looking for ideas initially” – Dom Click to Tweet


19 Apr 2017

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Private Affiliate Offers & Growing a Web Portfolio to $9k+/mo with Jeff Scholz [Episode #76]

Jeff operates affiliate sites ranging from $100 to $5000 per month.We go through multiple milestones, taking calculated risks and team building.Tune in now!PS. Don't forget to our discounts page & take advantage of our latest SEO specials! https://www.humanproofdesigns.com/discounts/TopicsJeff’s BackgroundA look into Jeff's portfolio and the size of it (revenue and traffic)Team buildingKGRRecovering from an algo shiftTypes of LinksMentionsBuilding Online Empires Facebook GroupClick Bank – https://www.clickbank.com/Google Search Console – https://search.google.com/search-console/aboutAhrefs – https://ahrefs.com/Matt Diggity – https://diggitymarketing.com/Tom De Spiegelaere – https://tomspicky.com/Jon Dykstra @ Fat Stacks Blog – https://fatstacksblog.com/Quotables“Every affiliate offer is a substitute for a local service or good” – Jeff Scholz Click to Tweet “Once you launch a website you are obligated to make it work” – Jeff Scholz Click to Tweet

1hr 5mins

16 Oct 2019

Rank #20