In this edition of the Affiliate Buzz, host James Martell welcomes the return of Arlene to the show! During her time away she has been incredibly busy with her family. Extra time to spend with family is just one of the many benefits of affiliate marketing! After updating listeners on their latest activities they share a bit of happy news before talking about their upcoming FREE Traffic Building Webinar. 2013 has seen developments with Penguin and Panda, and that has had a direct impact on the traffic that reaches websites -- and not all of it positive! Register Here: http://www.theschoolofinternetmarketing.com/traffic-building-webinar
Penguin, Panda, and Traffic to Your Website
Listen to James and Arlene share concerns that people have emailed to them as well as their discussions with other big name affiliates regarding the introduction of Panda which, like Penguin, is code name for a series of updates to the Google algorithm. If your site isn’t getting the traffic you want, then you are not alone! Some people are so frustrated that they wondered if affiliate marketing was dead. As James points out, it’s not that affiliate marketing is over, but that so much has changed. Tune in to hear James and Arlene share:
- Specific examples of affiliate marketers whose sites reach thousands of people each day
- Revenue drops and pagerank penalties that he and Arlene have personally experienced
- Why it is not always easy to recognize what about your site is offending Google’s current algorithm
Also in this podcast you’ll hear James share other marketer’s attempts to build traffic and which ones succeeded as well as the ones that failed. If you aren't sure what will work on your site, you will not want to miss the invaluable advice James shares in his upcoming FREE Traffic Building Webinar!
The Relationship Between Content and Traffic
As James points out, despite the algorithm changes, there are a lot of affiliate marketers who are still finding success in the industry. Working closely with clients and coaching them gives James a good understanding of things like:
- the types of content they’ve created
- what they’ve done to organize their sites
- the source of their substantial amount of traffic
Tune in to hear what to stay away from when trying to build traffic. This topic is also covered in a FREE Traffic Building Webinar at The School of Internet Marketing, which will help to build web traffic by adding ongoing regular content that your visitors want and need. The webinar goes over the good, bad, and ugly areas of building traffic, and what to do if your site has lost rankings.