Internet Marketing Tracking, Wordpress

Internet marketing tracking

Internet Marketing Tracking

One of the most important things you need to do when marketing on the Internet is to track your results.

Tracking your links, will show you

Which pages work best giving you optins

Which places work best to produce those optins

Now by the last one I mean the places that produce optins as opposed to the places you like

For example lets use

Facebook

to illustrate the point.
There are over 1 billion active users on facebook, but its also a very distracting social network, where you can easily waste several hours on non productivity

Now compare that with using a safelist or viral mailer which has thousands of potential prospects, that you can mail to 3 times a week taking only a few minutes to mail your message

Unless you were using tracking, you would not know which of the above 2 worked best and potentially could waste a lot of time using facebook when your focus should have been on the viral mailers which were productive

Tracking also tells you which

Landing or Squeeze Page/s

Work best and again work in similar principle to the tracking links

For example you might get told by the company you are promoting that their top converting landing page works really well, however you prefer another one because it looks better, for many different reasons

You decide to split test them and find that actually the page company X advised was best… Was!

Bearing in Mind that Internet or online marketing is all about building a business and list of your own you can perhaps see why tracking is so important and vital to your Internet Marketing efforts

Using tracking means that you can plan your day, and work for a few hours productively, instead of hit and hope advertising. Yet despite all this you would not believe how many people still don’t use it

Where do you find an Internet Tracker

There are lots of internet trackers available for free, some examples which spring to mind are

Bit.ly

Goo.gl

The above two are okay as free trackers, but all they do is track where your traffic is coming from

So bearing in mind that you are running an online business and one that you want to be profitable, you need a tracker which is going to do a bit more than just show you where the traffic is coming from

You need to exactly which advertising resource and landing page give you the opt in/s

Until it stopped, I was using and promoting extensively a tracker called vitalviralpro ( sadly it no longer exists.

Two Brilliant Internet Tracking Tools

There are two brilliant internet Tracking Tools you can use

1.The Real Tracker from LeadsLeap

This shows you exactly where your traffic is coming from

As you will see from the picture above, you get detailed statistics of

Total Traffic

Unique Traffic, people looking at your link more than once

Real Traffic, as in real humans and not bots

Responses, which is the leads you have got.

As you see its pretty detailed as well

The Second way is a little bit more simple than this

Though the results are the same

2. Your WordPress Page or Post

As you will see from the picture below

It details the pages visited by visitors.

Given that Google and other Search Engines, are moving against Trackers

The second method would seem to be more favourable really.

It is easier to build a WordPress post or page with Text

This can then be used where you want it too.

The search engines will look on it more favourably as well.

3 Pretty Links

This will fast become your favourite Link Tracker

Why?... Because it is more than a link tracker

Its multi faceted, as you will see by the picture below


Ordinary Links trackers are alright, but when it comes to branding

Then Pretty Links is right up there with the best

Especially if your blog, is name after you

Lets face it if you are working online for yourself, then Image is it

People by people, so you would want your blog named after you

By doing this Pretty Links auotmatically starts with your name

Whether you’re a blogger, social media maverick, or affiliate marketer, managing your links is challenging.

In the past, your choices for link management have been to either give up all control over your links to a third party link shrinking service, roll out your own PHP script, or use Apache directives to hack together URL redirects.

Using a third party service and rolling out your own URL redirection software both have serious drawbacks. Using a third party can hurt your credibility. There's also no guarantee you’ll always have access to your links. Rolling out your own solution requires technical know-how, is time-consuming and tough to manage, and is difficult to track.

Managing your social links, URL redirects, and affiliate links much easier with Pretty Links. It's a link shortener and manager WordPress plugin, so all you have to do is upload and activate it, and you’ll be able to create links using your website instantly. It combines the ease of use of a third party solution with the power of a custom solution – Pretty Links makes it simple for you to shorten, cloak, track, and share your links.

Everything can be viewed and shared right from your dashboard

Successful bloggers and affiliate marketers share their links all over the place – in blogs and email campaigns, on Twitter and Facebook, and any other place you can imagine. So, doesn't it make sense that there should be some central place to manage all these links?

Pretty Links is that place. It gives you easy access to your URL redirects, social media links and affiliate links, and any other kind of link you want – right from your WordPress website’s admin interface. And it uses your domain name, so you have complete control over how your links look and redirect.

You can also group, sort, search, and track clicks for your links.

With Pretty Links, you always have a finger on the pulse of your marketing efforts… you know how all your links are doing in real time.

Look at what you can do right from your own WordPress Admin area

1. Manage


2. Add Link

3. Group Links

4.Add a Group

5.Track Clicks

As you can see its a very multi faceted Tool, which will save you time

It will also earn you money


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Affiliate Marketing

How to work online and make money. In 3 easy Steps

This post looks at How to make money online

  Obviously the question that everyone who wants to market online asks is   “How Will I earn Money”?   There are so many ways to make money online, but the problem is that people very often get distracted by what is called Shiny Object Syndrome otherwise known as the latest and greatest thing that will make them a millionaire overnight, or if not that, then inside the next 6 months   The harsh reality is that this is not going to be the case and they will never build a successful and (revenue generating)  business   So this post is going to walk you through one of the most fundamental, yet the most powerful processes of generating revenue online.   It’s a Proven Process, one that has stood the test of time and has been used by 100,000s of Fellow Affiliate Marketers the world over. It is equally the same process that worked 5 years ago and will still work 5, even 10 years from now.   The process will revela as much opportunity in the massive world of online affiliate marketing as you are willing to work for. Note the word Work!   Now there is a caveat to this and before you get into the ‘money making stuff’   The making money part of your business won’t happen quite yet. Before you earn money, you have to first  focus on creating your niche website, then getting traffic to your website. Without a website, without content, and without traffic… The MONEY part just  doesn’t happen. Period Sure you can go an promote any affiliate opportunities that you like, but they won’t build you a peice of Internet real estate, like your blog is going to that will pay you month after month, year after year You have to understand  this… It’s not like a race. You will reach success and a great deal of it, but before you build your own personal skyscraper of a business, you have to first build a solid FOUNDATION for it to stand on. Okay, that said let’s continue ;  0 The picture below, shows you exactly how Affiliate Marketing works       Now, There are 3.75 BILLION people online as of 2018, so this is your  audience and these people are searching for things all the time, what they are looking for is a solution for their problems   They are looking for information, solutions to problems and want to  buy stuff. This  is where you come in with your website, to help these “audiences” by offering them information about what they are looking for. You will be “helping” these people and earning revenue in the process. Don’t worry if you don’t have a website, or understand how you will be doing this, because This Course Will Show You How To do that Once the basics of this post have been understood, then the money making process, is a lot easier to grasp      

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List Building

How to build a list of email subscribers

How to build a list of email subscribers

There is a saying in the online marketing world “The money is in the list”

To be more accurate, the saying should be “the money is in your list”

Why

Because without a list of your own, then you point-blank won’t make any serious or significant income online.Period

So how do you build a list of email subscribers?

The answer is very simple. You need to use an autoresponder service first of, such as

AWeber

Get Response

Mailchimp

or TrafficWave

All the above providers work effectively with and integrate with the wordpress platform

Get Response for example, even provide landing pages that you can use to attract your subscribers.

Now

It takes time

To build up a list of your own subscribers, but if you are providing good information to them through a blog like this for example & they like what they read, then the chances are, they will subscribe to get more information.

But it’s from your list that you will earn money. How much is dependent on the size of your list

For example, with affiliate marketing, there are two types. Low ticket and high Ticket!

Let’s look at

Low Ticket

First. Low ticket means that you join company A and they will pay you a commission for promoting their products. That commission might be around $30 and is usually a one off payment. They will have other products that they market to the clients you bring them, but you will only ever get the $30 for your one off sale.

So to earn a decent income from this type of venture, you need to have literally thousands of prospects on your list meaning you would need to make hundreds of sales to earn a decent income. Make Sense?

But with

High Ticket

This means that you would still receive the one of $30 commission payments, for promoting to your list of subscribers, but for every up sell your subscribers take from your promotion, you would then receive a higher commission

For example. You sell prospect A $50 membership, for which you get paid $30 in commission

Prospect A then gets up sold a further course on how to take the next step in building his business. That course costs $2,500, for which you would receive a commission of $1,275 imagine that being repeated a few times over

And by the way, there would be a further 4 courses, each of which is needed to grow the prospects business and the top course costs $60,000 for which you would be paid a $30,000 commission for each sale that was made

That’s more than some people earn in a year

Compared to the low ticket Venture, where you would need to have thousands of subscribers to earn that same commission. With the High Ticket one, you would only need to have a few select people to earn the same money.

Admittedly it’s a long-winded way to explain the point of “the money is in your list” but you get the point and the idea

So…

Which would you prefer?

So that explains “The Money is in your list”

Let’s look at

 

How do you build a list of email subscribers

This bit is very easy. You need to use a certain type of page called either a landing page or a squeeze page

A Landing page looks like this and a squeeze page is very similar

 

 

 

 

 

 

They both do the same thing. As you see, this one provides a free video, in exchange for your email address and details.

Another way of building you list is by adding a widget to your blog, which is linked to your autoresponder

This is very simple to do

First you need to go into the members’ area of your wordpress blog and click on the appearance tab

From there you choose the Custom HTML widget as shown below

From there, you click on the tab and select the optin you want to position the widget. In this case it’s going on the right sidebar as you will see below

 

 

This then means that subscribers can be added to your autoresponder list

That’s how you build a list of email subscribers

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Wordpress

2018 WordPress Wealthy Affiliate review

2018 WordPress Wealthy Affiliate review

This is a review of the 2018 WordPress Wealthy Affiliate blog platform

 

WordPress, as you might be aware, is the open source software blogging platform, used by approximately 27% of web users and is home to some 60,000,000 websites

Every business owner who has an online presence needs to have a hub or online office to work from.Its a must

WordPress is that hub or office. Specifically wordpress dot org. The reason is that it is self hosted so you own it.

However, the majority of business owners using the wordpress platform, have blogs which are not set up properly

The reason they are not set up properly is due to a lack of training showing them how to do this.

Which is where the

Wealthy Affiliate WordPress platform comes into it’s own

It shows you exactly what to do step by step, which is easy to follow. This means you can’t go wrong.

There are

Two Membership Levels

which are free also known as starter and premium

The free level lets you start for free and try the platform out for a full 7 days

At that point, you have a choice, you either stay as a free member, or you upgrade to Premium

Why upgrade?

This is a good question, which is best answered like this & I’ll draw on my own personal experience, to illustrate the point

WordPress, hosts around 27% of the Internets websites. It is the self hosted and best version to have of the two wordpress platforms. They being dotcom and dot org

The dot org platform gives you total control over what you write on your blog, there are no restrictions at all

However wordpress can ve a very daunting platform to use and there is no real specific training on how to set up, install and properly protect your site once it’s ‘live’

Sure there are videos on YouTube, but there is no real up-to-the-minute training for wordpress

Which is Where

Wealthy Affiliate

Comes into it’s own. You need to be a premium member to access the training, but given that you are effectively setting up your own business with a wealthy affiliate blog and by your own business I mean your own blog hosted on your domain… In much the same way you would open an office in your local high street

The training also shows you exactly how to get indexed by google for the exact niche keywords you are using

This means attracting your target market is far easier than using google keywords or Facebook ads for example.

Both those methods’s can be expensive and drain your bank account quite quickly.

Having a wordpress wealthy Affiliate site indexed by google, with the right keywords means, compared to an ordinary wordpress blog, your site will get found far quicker.

That alone is a real plus

Another feature of the training provided at Wealthy Affiliate is the ability to get

Certified as a Wealthy Affiliate WordPress consultant

There is a certification course that you can do, which takes you step by step through the process of getting started, right through to achieving maximum success through content creation, which includes a section on mastering social media so you can appeal to your target audience

With WordPress making up around 27% of the websites online, it is sill considered a minefield to many, however with the training provided at Wealthy Affiliate, both through the certification course and the affiliate bootcamp, you can soon become a proficient guru in this subject even if you are just starting out.

Wealthy Affiliate is more than just a wordpress platform however, it is also a premium

Hosting Platform

Specifically built to house wordpress, and in doing so, eliminates a lot of the niggles that can be associated with other wordpress hosting companies and having experienced these issues first hand, speak from experience. For a good while I was actually put off using wordpress, purely down to these issues… even though I knew that it was a great blogging platform, well like by the search engines

All that was resolved when I found and joined Wealthy Affiliate. They have a technical team who work round the clock and are among the most experienced wordpress users you can find.

 

One of the main reasons for having a blog is for it to get found by the search engines through the use of good relevant keywords and to that end you get access to the incredible

Keyword Tool

which will help you find the exact keywords relevant to your niche, which can be used in a keyword tool developed especially for the wealthy affiliate platform

So imagines this, you do a google search for the term you want to use in your post, then set about writing your content, knowing that at some point, your post will get found by them

The Keyword Tool built into the Wealthy Affiliate Platform, takes that search one stage further, because it shows you the specific phrases people are searching for and gives you a series of top recommendations to use in your post

So no more guesswork the end result to you means that you have almost 100% more chance of having your post found quicker by those looking for the title you are writing about.

The Keyword tool is complimented beautifully by another great keyword benefit which is…

Keyword Lists

This feature, makes life even easier for you, because it provides a monthly update of all the relevant phrases which have been searched for in many of the most popular niches, meaning it has done a lot of the legwork for you, thus saving you time

The end result for that obviously leaves you free to focus on producing good quality content for your blog.

Finally, to close this review, lets take a look at the Wealthy Affiliate

Affiliate Program

Did you know that there have been more millionaires made through online blogging, than any other type of affiliate marketing venture

There are other blog platforms, such as pure leverage, which will pay you very handsome and nice commissions to promote there blog platform, the one downside with that venture is that you need to have your referrals, introduce people under them, for you to earn significantly serious income on a monthly basis

The Wealthy Affiliate Program, is different. First of all it’s not Mlm so there is no specific need to recruit others to earn a decent income

Its a one level deep marketing venture, which may not sound very glamorous, however, the financial rewards are very good. As you will see from the figures below

For a user who upgrades to premium and wishes to pay monthly, then you will be paid $23.50 per month

For users who upgrade and pay for the yearly membership, then you get paid $100 per premium sign up and $175 for every year that they remain a member of WA. Now consider that once a blog is up and running with content being added to it, very few are ever going to come down, so as you can see the commission structure is very lucrative.

To find out how you can get your own Wealthy Affiliate Blog just like this one, simply click on the banner located at the top right of this blog.

In Conclusion

When it comes to actually having a business you own online, then a blog and specifically the Wealthy AffilIiate Platform is a must have

It provides great training on how to get your blog found in search engines, together with a pay plan which is excellent and it’s must have have marketing tool, investment in yourself

Ranking out of 5: 5 for sure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Affiliate Marketing, Wordpress

Welcome to this Blog

Welcome to this blog. I hope you enjoy the content.

So what is so special about this particular wordpress blog?

The first thing is, its hosted on the Wealthy Affiliate WordPress hosting platform.

You can find out more about Wealthy Affiliate by clicking the banner at the top right of this blog

That will take you to the platform where you can create a free account

WordPress sites account for 27% of the Internets websites in one form or another, but in terms of blog hosting, well there is no better host than Wealthy Affiliate, at least not in my book

You see I speak from experience of 9 years marketing professionally online and having tried among other hosts

Bluehost

Hostgator

Pure Leverage

and some others

Now, each unto their own and the hosts listed above are all good in their own right,

However, they all have one major flaw

None of them provide as much, or in depth wordpress training as Wealthy Affiliate Does.

Absolutely everything you need to know about WordPress is contained within their premium package

You can see the options below

 

I should point out here, that Pure Leverage is possibly the one exception to the rule about not providing wordpress training

They  do, however it is very very basic and nothing you could not find on YouTube.

Pure Leverage also has a good payplan, which pays good commissions,

however, to earn the serious money from it, you are reliant on those signups you introduce, referring others under them,

so that you earn good commission from depth as well as width

That is a big downfall for most MLM people, they don’t want to do the legwork

 

Wealthy Affiliate

Takes the training one step further, because it provides step by step training on not just the basics of wordpress, but also the most advanced functions and options as well, so you really can’t go wrong.

There is no multi level structure either, because you are only ( I say only) paid for those people who you introduce to the platform.

Now that might not sound a lot, but you have the potential to earn a lot of good serious significant income, because of the commission structure WA have set up

When you see it, you understand just how its possible. To find out more about the Wealthy Affiliate Opportunity, simply click on the banner located at the top right of this blog

 

Small Business Owners

Need a platform like Wealthy Affiliate, because online advertising starts with one thing &… that is a Keyword search through one of the search engines, like google to find a solution to their problem, business or otherwise

Through the Wealthy Affiliate Training, you are shown how to properly index your blog, so that it gets found, quickly, by the likes of Google and other search engines.

There is also very comprehensive training available on how to rank locally for your category, without the need for expensive and in some cases untried SEO

In short… Wealthy Affiliate makes SEO easy and understandable,

even if you have never set up a blog before or done any indexing.They make it easy for you

 

The Training

 

At Wealthy Affiliate is, in my opinion, unrivalled and is the foremost authority on the subject.

I can say this because over the past 9 years, I have brought a lot of courses, from so called ‘wordpress gurus’ 

and attended countless seminars on how to maximise WordPress, only to feel disapppointed

and slightly cheated, because what was being offered, left you feeling dazed confused and totally bewildered

Wealthy Affiliate makes it all so easy to understand

The image above is Just the first level, of 5 levels, consisting of 50 courses

 

to the point that even after a couple of hours training and with the help of a great Community, you are never alone

 

Perhaps the best thing that can be said about the WA platform is this. You are …

 

Your Own Boss

Yes, your own boss, with your own peice of online real estate ( don’t worry if that doesn’t make sense now, the training helps you understand it)

Working towards your own dreams and aspirations

For instance did you know Blogging

has created more millionaires than any other online industry

Is in the most exciting online industry of them all… Direct Response Marketing

creates a passive income which means you won’t be tied to the computer 24/7… Unlike others

Is a great list builder, because you can attach your own autoresponder to it, so you can build your list at the same time

 

Now By Building your own list in the area you know most about, did you know that that list becomes

 

Your Asset

Assets are worth money obviously, so by building a list in an area or on a subject you know a lot about, means that other people could be prepared to buy your blog from you

As an example, two very basic blogs have sold recently for a combined sum of $20,000

 

Hopefully as you have read through this content & enjoyed it, you’ll be inspired to start your own blog

 

Writing is a great way of earning money and it is said that there is a book in everyone, through the experiences they have had

 

But, while books need to published and then brought

 

Blogs are ‘permanently’ out there, and by having a blog on the Wealthy Affiliate Blog platform, your could get your story, or business ahead of the competition in as little as 15 minutes

 

Why not start now!

 

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