In a previous post, I shared how you can generate income streams for yourself through affiliate programs. Now it’s time to think about setting yourself up for even more success by creating your own affiliate program, and letting others do some of your work for you. Sounds good, right?
As your business begins to grow and you create more products, programs and services, you will also be creating opportunities for yourself (and your tribe!) to begin earning income from them. As your menu grows, along with your audience and your list, you can begin to offer people the opportunity to help you […]
You know that feeling when it seems like there is just too much to do? Your body feels tight and adrenaline is pumping.
The name of the game is “Simplify.”
We have crazy unrealistic expectations we put on ourselves to do more, and more, and more and more.
Maybe I can’t help with your expectations, but I CAN help you to simplify. (I’ve been able to totally nail this process.)
Step 1. Stay focused on the present moment. (No, this isn’t a woo woo message.)
By staying focused, you can start to really become aware of the tasks you’re doing more than twice.
When I realize […]
HOW you say what you have to say can be just as important as what you have to say.
Staying in touch with subscribers to your email list is critical to monetizing your efforts. Here are some very important tips to structuring your emails that will not only keep your audience engaged, but will also lead to more sales.
First, you have to keep in mind that your list may be the most important marketing tool you possess. After all, these are people who’ve already shown an interest in working with you, by subscribing to your list. Because they’re already engaged, these folks […]
I read a really good blog post last week, and it inspired the heck out of me. I HAD to share it with you….
Christine Cress is the name of the leadership coach who wrote this amazingly insightful blog post titled “Was He Ever Invested?“
You really, truly, should make time to read this…
In the post, Christine shares a story about her tween son who had a summertime mentor/friend. This young man is a college student who comes to work on ‘special projects’ with him. (Amazing idea, parents!)
Two weeks into this fast-forming and fulfilling relationship, Christine’s son excitedly asked her if […]
Now that you’ve decided to Make Extra Income through Affiliate Programs, it’s time to talk about marketing them to ensure that you actually do create a new income stream from the commissions you hope to receive.
Create a Launch Plan
…just as your affiliate developed a plan to launch their product or service to create a return on their investment. Now that you’ve become invested in their product or service, you too should create a plan to launch it to your visitors and list.
Blog Post – explain why you love this product or service so much. Especially if you use it […]
Need a cash infusion? Affiliate marketing is a great way to “Work smarter, not harder”. Most emerging entrepreneurs struggle to generate cash, at least now and then. Others struggle with cash flow occasionally, when business is slow. Still others just like to generate what’s known as “passive revenue”. Whatever your reason may be for exploring the world of affiliate marketing, it’s a great way to quickly generate revenue for your business – with minimal effort. Essentially, when you become an affiliate, you sell a product or service for another provider. For this, they will pay you a commission. Of course, […]
Welp, hackers are at it again! Very recently multiple WordPress Plugins became vulnerable to attacks and the issue has been escalated to WordPress developers to make a global upgrade available ASAP.
I just had someone contact me who had 3 of her sites hacked yesterday.
Some of the most popular plugins that have been affected include:
Google Analytics by Yoast
All In one SEO
…among many others
You can read more about the security threat here >> (warning: very techy article)
Step 1. Scan your site to see if your site has been hacked.
Step 2. Upgrade your WordPress site and all plugins immediately and […]
Welp, Google is at it again! You may have heard that Google is changing their algorithm to benefit websites that are mobile friendly and punish those that are not.
That means if your website does NOT pass the mobile friendly test, then your pages will get ranked lower in Google’s search engine and it will be much harder for you to get natural organic traffic on your site. (Yikes!!)
Today, that change was officially made so soon we’ll start see that shift in page rank for sites across the board.
Feel free to read Google’s FAQ page about this change >>
In a previous post, Is Your WordPress Website Secure from Hackers, I outline why you should change your WordPress Administrator Password every month.
Today though, I would like to share a few other important steps you should take to ensure that YOU remain in FULL CONTROL of your WordPress website – rather than leaving yourself vulnerable to hackers.
In my Authentic Leader video series, I devote nearly half-an-hour sharing 12 Ways to Secure Your WordPress Website from Hackers. First and foremost among these is the importance of creating new, complex passwords on a monthly basis, to protect your […]
Going into forums or commenting on blog posts with promotional material can do a lot more harm than good sometimes.
You may be ignored; you may be condemned; you may even be removed from the group by the moderator. Once you’re identified as a “spammer,” you’re only going to turn off the audience.
As an online business development coach, I’m regularly asked how to self-promote without seeming spammy. In a recent episode from my Authentic Leader Q&A Video Series I answer this question for you: How Do I Gently But Effectively Promote Myself and My Work?
Today, I want to share […]