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The Tools I Use to Run My One Man Internet Business

By Nate McCallister / last month

I do my best to keep this list up to date. The tools I use change over time as do their pricing and the plans I use. Whenever I change tools, I come here and make a note.This list was last updated on May 16, 2018. ​If you want to stay current or refer to this […]

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22 Visual Elements That Will Make Your Blog Posts More Awesome

By Nate McCallister / last month

How To Use Media in Your Blog PostsThe Best Tool for Crafting Visually Attractive Blog Posts in WordPress1. Featured Images2. Drop Caps3. Bold, Italics, CAPS, Highlights, Colors and Underlines 4. Author’s Bio5. Click to Tweets6. Instagram Posts [Embedded]7. YouTube Videos [Embedded]8. Infographics [Embedded]9. Slideshare Slideshows [Embedded]10. Pinterest Pins [Embedded]11. Images 12. In Text Opt-Ins13. Bulleted Lists14. Table […]

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A Complete Convertkit Email Marketing Crash Course

By Nate McCallister / last month

TABLE OF CONTENTS ConvertKit Vs. Other Email Marketing PlatformsOverview of the ConvertKit Interface1. FormsAlternatives to ConvertKit’s FormsAlternative #1. SumoAlternative #2 Thrive Leads for (Some) Inline Opt-Ins2. Sequences3. Broadcasts and 4. SubscibersWhat Are Tags?Default Tags You Should CreateWhat Are Segments​Creating a Broadcast Audience from Subscribers5. AutomationsRecommended Automation #1 Clicks Link –> Add or Remove TagRecommended Automation #2 Purchases […]

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The Story of Ava Anderson and What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from It

By Nate McCallister / last month

The story of Ava Anderson is as interesting as it is enlightening.  As Stefon from Saturday Night Live would say, “This story has everything.” An unlikely hero who rises to riches only to lose everything and then, sort of, come back from it. A scandal. And, most importantly, a valuable lesson for marketers and entrepreneurs like you and me.  All […]

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How to Create a YouTube Auto-Subscribe Link

By Nate McCallister / last month

If you want to grow your channel (like I do) you should create an auto-subscribe link.  Instead of just linking to your channel, these links will auto-prompt visitors to subscribe to your channel.  Using an auto subscribe link on YouTube is an awesome and effective hack to boost your subscriber count!You can use this link anywhere that […]

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Sneaky Keywords That Will Help You Sell More Affiliate Products

By Nate McCallister / last month

I’m about to share some information that could very well cost me money if my competitors read it.  That’s ok though, I’ll survive.  If you’re a content marketer this advice can help you grow your sales exponentially if you implement it.  Keyword research is a huge sticking point for many new content marketers. It is hard to find keywords […]

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What Is a Super Affiliate? (Definition)

By Nate McCallister / a couple of months ago

If you’re an affiliate marketer or a company looking to add affiliates to promote your products, you’ve likely heard of the term “super affiliate.” But what does the term “super affiliate” actually mean? Unfortunately, there isn’t a universally accepted definition I could find.  I still have no clue who started the phrase. Here are the closest definitions I’ve […]

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Is Clickfunnels a Viable Solution for Hosting Your Online Course?

By Nate McCallister / a couple of months ago

First, I want to make it clear that I am a big Clickfunnel’s affiliate (if you love Clickfunnels already, click here if you want to learn how to become a Clickfunnels affiliate as well). If you were to assume that my opinion is biased since the program nets me thousands of dollars in recurring commissions each […]

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The World’s Greatest Marketing and Advertising Quotes

By Nate McCallister / a few months ago

I blog a lot about marketing and advertising here. I kept looking for marketing quotes from across the internet every time I needed one and I thought to myself, “I might as well write my own article with all these quotes if I’m going to reference it so much.” So, I did. Here are some of my […]

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10 Simple Ways to Improve How You Communicate Online

By Nate McCallister / a few months ago

Your ability to communicate clearly with your audience is critical to the success of your online business. There are a number of subtle, yet critical differences between communicating online (with written words and images) than spoken, face to face communication. Many fail at properly communicating online and come off as disingenuous, awkward or even rude when they communicate online.

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The Truth About Running Paid Ads to Your Affiliate Products

By Nate McCallister / a few months ago

If you’re a new affiliate marketer, you have surely considered running paid ads directly to your affiliate products.  You’re not alone. I did this too several years ago when I got started in the business.  My results were… underwhelming. We were under the impression that we didn’t need a brand to sell affiliate products.  We assumed that we could […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Creating Killer Lead Magnets (with 49 Ideas for Inspiration)

By Nate McCallister / 6 months ago

Quick Navigation​ Why Do Lead Magnets Matter?What Makes a Great Lead Magnet?Creating Your Lead MagnetLead Magnet Best PracticesGetting Your Lead Magnet in Front of Your AudienceLanding pages for Lead Magnets49 Lead Magnet Ideas (with Examples!)How To Turn a File into a Downloadable LinkTools for Lead MagnetsTwo Thoughts on Segmentation WARNINGThis is a MASSIVE blog post […]

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The 3 Step Brainstorming Process to Finding a Killer Affiliate Niche

By Nate McCallister / 7 months ago

Affiliate marketing is impossible until you choose a quality niche.  In this article I’m going to share with you the simple 3 step process I use every time I hunt for new niches to target.  NOTE: This process was outlined originally by Brian Dean of Quicksprout.com. I learned so much from that website over the years and […]

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Most Common Mistakes Made by Failed Affiliate Marketers

By Nate McCallister / 7 months ago

The sad truth is that most people who try their hand at affiliate marketing fail.  Some make no money at all and some make so little that they’d have been better off saving change from under their couches over the years than investing time and energy into the process.  The good news is that all of these […]

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Why Affiliate Marketing Is Great for Consumers and Creators (and When It Isn’t)

By Nate McCallister / 7 months ago

You’ve heard stories about affiliate marketing, good and bad. You’ve supported affiliate marketers, unwittingly or not. You’ve been pushed products, great ones and shitty ones. You’ve experienced that employee at the clothing store who’s clearly more interested in getting you to head to the cash register with a bunch of expensive clothes than they were with getting you […]

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Clickfunnels for Amazon Sellers: Why Amazon Sellers Should Use Clickfunnels To Expand beyond Amazon and Build More Sustainable Businesses

By Nate McCallister / 8 months ago

I have written about the power of Clickfunnels for internet marketers but Clickfunnels is not limited to intangible products. Anyone who is selling products on Amazon, eBay, or any other 3rd party platform should get to know more about Clickfunnels. Your business could very well depend on it (more on that later). When it comes to selling […]

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How to Use Amazon’s Massive Customer Base to Create Killer Sales Copy and Find Product Opportunities

By Nate McCallister / 8 months ago

This Article Is For…. check Anyone selling tangible products (on Amazon or any other platform) check Anyone looking to improve the sales copy of their product​ check Anyone looking to identify product opportunities they can bring to market The worlds greatest copywriters aren’t usually uniquely creative. The best copywriters know how to let others do […]

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The Best (FREE) Program to Learn Affiliate Marketing

By Nate McCallister / 9 months ago

I have a reputation for writing mega posts (3000-5000 words) but this post is going to be short and sweet.  First, understand that the BEST WAY to learn affiliate marketing is to just start. Taking action and learning from your successes and failures is the absolute best way to learn affiliate marketing.  HOWEVER…. There is nothing wrong with […]

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Why Your Blog Is Not Making Affiliate Sales Even Though You’re Getting Plenty of Traffic

By Nate McCallister / 9 months ago

Two quick things before you spend any of your valuable time reading this whole article…This article is for people selling specific affiliate products and doesn’t apply to bloggers monetizing solely through Adsense or Adsense alternatives that monetize based predominantly on the amount of traffic rather than how you write to your posts. If you monetize mainly through Adsense, […]

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