Is it too late to start a blog?

Is it too late to start blogging?

You might be thinking to yourself: “Is it too late to start a blog? Blogs have been around for the best part of the last twenty years.” And that’s a fair question. The short answer is no, it’ not too late. The little longer answer is that there has never been a better time to start a blog than right now. Today we have the best (and easiest to use) tools we have ever had available for successful blogging. And it only gets easier every year. You can start a professional looking blog with literally less than $100 and...

Why copywriting matters – plus 12 great free copywriting resources you can learn from

Like it or not, everybody needs to know some basic copywriting skills these days. Whether you are writing a cover letter for your next job application, or trying to make money online in any capacity, copywriting skills will come very handy. That’s why copywriting matters more than most people realise. If you want to take this seriously, there are some great courses online. However, today I want to show you some places where you can learn some base copywriting skills for free. But first, what is copywriting anyway? Unless you come from sales, marketing, or advertising background (or have...

Ideal blog post length [2020]

What is the ideal blog post length? This question is often asked by people for all the wrong reasons. It’s usually asked in the context of SEO, or more specifically in the context of ranking a blog post on the first page of the Google search results. If this is the reason why you are asking this question, we will cover that too. But first let me say that your focus is most likely wrong. Unless you focus first, and foremost, on your visitors then this is really a wrong question to ask. Why? Any philosophical discussions aside, there...

Who says affiliate marketing is dead?

Is affiliate marketing dead?

Apparently affiliate marketing is dead is you pay attention to some noise on social media. That’s about as true as saying email is dead or blogging is dead. In short, affiliate marketing is not dead. In fact it’s alive and kicking. There are plenty of statistics to back this up. Over 81% of brands use it to derive a portion of their sales. The affiliate spending is projected to exceed $6.8 billion in 2020 in the United States alone. It can also be a very lucrative income stream for affiliate marketers. It’s a win-win. There is a good reason...

Ranking your website without backlinks [case studies]

rank without backlinks

It seems that I have been hearing this hundreds of times now: “build it and they will come online is a myth”. I have been also reading statement like “spend 20 percent of your time writing and 80 percent of your time promoting your site (doing outreach for backlinks)”. On the other hand, Google has been encouraging us for years not to actively seek any links to our sites and let all the backlinks happen naturally. Recently I got really curious and decided to find out if there is anybody out there (besides Google), that says you don’t need...

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