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The Authority Hacker Podcast

2 online marketing veterans and entrepreneurs share their experience running authority sites and blogs day in and day out.

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#41 Tips & Tricks To Make More Money With The Amazon Associates Program (and how to avoid the Ban Hammer)

What you will learn How the Amazon associates program works Which niches & keywords work better for Amazon earnings The best way to link to Amazon for click through & conversions How to take advantage of the holiday season to make bank Wether you should use native ads, the amastore and other tools Amazon puts … #41 Tips & Tricks To Make More Money With The Amazon Associates Program (and how to avoid the Ban Hammer) Read More »

22 Aug 2016

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#182 – The Authority Site Model 2020

Before We Start If you’re listening to this podcast and feeling pumped to start you Authority Site journey in 2020, we’ve got good news for you! For a limited time only, we’ll be ringing in the new year by offering a HUGE discount on our start-to-finish Authority Site building system, The Authority Site System. Head … #182 – The Authority Site Model 2020 Read More »

30 Dec 2019

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#194 – Matt Giovanisci Interview – from humble beginnings to $400k/year

What you will learn The reality of starting an online business from scratch Why you don’t always need to run a link building campaign to see success How failure can lead to success From the lows of being heavily penalized by Google’s Penguin update to the highs of making over $400k/year in revenue, Matt Giovanisci … #194 – Matt Giovanisci Interview – from humble beginnings to $400k/year Read More »

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31 Mar 2020

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#175 – Busting Online Business Myths With Veteran Entrepreneur Miles Beckler

What You Will Learn How the Becklers grew their business from $0 to millions in revenue How Miles changed his approach to online marketing Why the 4-hour workweek is a myth The challenges and blessings of being an online entrepreneur Miles Beckler is one of my favorite online marketers. Why? Because he’s successful, has a … #175 – Busting Online Business Myths With Veteran Entrepreneur Miles Beckler Read More »

11 Nov 2019

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#2: Steve Kamb From Nerdfitness On Becoming an Authority in Your Field When You Are Not An Expert

What you will learn How to become an authority even when you’re not an expert How Steve managed to differentiate himself in an ultra competitive industry How Steve figured out the perfect branding with the help of his audience How to build a forum the right way How to transform an active community into 6 … #2: Steve Kamb From Nerdfitness On Becoming an Authority in Your Field When You Are Not An Expert Read More »

11 Jan 2016

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#14 Facebook Vs SEO: Which One Should You Start With?

What you will learn The Pros & Cons of SEO vs Facebook Ads Our recommended plan of action to mix SEO and Facebook ads to grow your site faster. Facebook Ads Facebook ads is the new kid in the block. Mark and I are using these more and more to grow audiences fast and reach … #14 Facebook Vs SEO: Which One Should You Start With? Read More »

8 Feb 2016

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#80 – 5 Successful Affiliate Sites and What We Can Learn From Them

What you will learn How a 7-page site is generating over 5 figures per month. What modifiers you can use to target low competition keywords. Why duplicate content isn’t always a bad thing. How to instantly become an authority in your field by hiring experts. In this week’s episode, we are trying something a little … #80 – 5 Successful Affiliate Sites and What We Can Learn From Them Read More »

21 Aug 2017

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#172 – The 6-Step Brainstorming Process We Use to Create Amazing Content

What You Will Learn Why Dynalist is the go-to app for our brainstorming sessions The exact steps of our brainstorming process Why polish and the WOW factor are essential to great content So that’s it: you found the perfect keyword to attempt to rank for. You know if you get the top ranking, you’ll get … #172 – The 6-Step Brainstorming Process We Use to Create Amazing Content Read More »

21 Oct 2019

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#30 – How To Find A Niche That Is Guaranteed To Be Profitable

What you will learn How to choose the perfect niche When search volume matter and when it doesn’t Why competition can sometimes be a good thing Why emotions matter Examples of good and bad niches It’s one of the most common newbie questions: Which niche should I choose? It’s a difficult question to answer as … #30 – How To Find A Niche That Is Guaranteed To Be Profitable Read More »

9 May 2016

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#136 – 7 Successful Authority Sites You Can Model After

What You Will Learn How some sites are able to climb the rankings in an impossible niche How a site can use design and layout to build trust Pros and Cons of aiming broad or aiming narrow with a site Why you need to focus on your core business first, and only then expand If … #136 – 7 Successful Authority Sites You Can Model After Read More »

11 Feb 2019

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#03 Resolution Time: How To Adapt Your Lifestyle To Improve Your Chances of Becoming a Successful Online Entrepreneur

What you will learn The 5 Lifestyle changes YOU can make to increase your chances of success How to save a bunch of money you can reinvest in your online business. How to make time for your projects even if you have a busy life How to plan your time carefully. We receive a lot … #03 Resolution Time: How To Adapt Your Lifestyle To Improve Your Chances of Becoming a Successful Online Entrepreneur Read More »

13 Jan 2016

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#105 – Nerdy Affiliate SEO Tips With Matt Diggity

What you will learn A different vision on building websites than the Authority Hacker way How Matt Optimises his affiliate articles for CTR and rankings The types of affiliate content Matt uses the most How long it takes for a piece of content to earn for Matt How Matt tracks and A/B tests his pages … #105 – Nerdy Affiliate SEO Tips With Matt Diggity Read More »

7 May 2018

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How To Build a Profitable Authority Site in 2017

What you will learn What an authority site is Why authority sites are a fantastic business in 2017 The different types of authority sites How to make money from authority sites How to get traffic to your site ​What Is An Authority Site? An authority site is like a typical niche site, but with more … How To Build a Profitable Authority Site in 2017 Read More »

1 Jan 2017

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#05 The Best Productivity Tools: What We Use To Run Our Online Businesses

What you will learn The list of tools we could not do business without How we use each tool and why it’s so great Here is a list of most of the apps we talk about on the podcast, most of them are free or freemium. Enjoy! Google Apps Google apps is the framework that … #05 The Best Productivity Tools: What We Use To Run Our Online Businesses Read More »

18 Jan 2016

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#93 – The Authority Site Model in 2018

What you will learn What actually is an authority site? What makes authority sites such an attractive business model? What types of authority sites tend to make the most money? What is changing in 2018? How much does it cost to set up an authority site? In this week’s episode, Gael and I look at … #93 – The Authority Site Model in 2018 Read More »

22 Jan 2018

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#192 – 6 Passive Link Building Ideas That Rake In Links While You Sit Back And Relax

What You Will Learn How to get links without direct input How to make a site people WANT to link to The Importance of creating authority Wouldn’t it be great if you could get links without having to continually outreach and build relationships with people? Well….duh! So how do you do that exactly? Well, today … #192 – 6 Passive Link Building Ideas That Rake In Links While You Sit Back And Relax Read More »

16 Mar 2020

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#31 How Perrin Grew a Brand New Site to Over 100,000 Monthly Visitors in Under a Year By Building a Content Machine

Most of us here are either marketers or entrepreneurs. We like talking about money. We build links. We optimize. We launch products. We promote, promote, promote. But we often skip over one of the most essential parts of internet marketing: content. And no: I’m not talking about that “content is king” B.S. I’m talking about … #31 How Perrin Grew a Brand New Site to Over 100,000 Monthly Visitors in Under a Year By Building a Content Machine Read More »

16 May 2016

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#20 Matching Content Marketing Goals & Content Types

What you will learn How to actually derive money off content marketing When to use and not use advertising The type of articles that are the best for list building How to presell with your blog How to direct sell with your blog More and more people are jumping in the content marketing bandwagon but … #20 Matching Content Marketing Goals & Content Types Read More »

23 Feb 2016

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#159 – Nerdy SEO Debates With Matt Diggity

What You Will Learn Matt and Gael’s critique of E-A-T Matt’s anchor text strategies Evidence that link echo is really a thing Tips to take your affiliate game to the next level Welcome to the Nerdy Debate Series. In this format, we invite people who are down in the trenches and talk about various topics … #159 – Nerdy SEO Debates With Matt Diggity Read More »

23 Jul 2019

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#120 – The Agency Model & Selling Services

What you will learn A quick update about HealthAmbition and how we’re doing The benefits and drawbacks of client work The pros and cons of various business models for doing client work Useful tips on doing client work to avoid mistakes we made in the past What is it: something we did in the past, … #120 – The Agency Model & Selling Services Read More »

15 Oct 2018

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