In the episode, James catches up with Brent Truitt, Super Affiliate and long-term student of James' affiliate marketing trainings. The two catch up talking about successes Brent has had over the years including his recent $23,000 month. Brent talks about his journey into affiliate marketing and some of the changes coming down the pipeline with Google.
James talks to Brent Truitt who shares exactly what it takes to rank for high-profit long-tail keywords ...including how long it takes to get ranked. They chat about going after the free natural traffic that is available at Google which is plentiful, but harder to compete for.
If you are looking to compete for the top spot in your niche you are in the right spot.
Brent says "Somebody always has to win". Type in your niche and go compete with the top sites. It is not as hard as you think.
What It Takes to Rank Long-Tail Keywords
Brent describes how they managed to be successful in the first place, and how they used long-tail keywords. He sums up the The state of Google in 2018 and the huge changes they adapted to. He shares what Google wants to see on your website and the detail he gets into when submitting content. He has "3 value adds" that are important to be rewarded from Google.
How to Master the Keywords
Brent says "I look at who is winning, and a comprehensive look at that long-tail keyword".
He talks about what others are saying about how to rank including branding, internal and external linking, the quality of the content and more. He talks about the number of links you need, and what he does that has been successful for him, and how you can compete with the big guys. Brent talks in-depth about the set of criteria that is crucial to get the top 3 spots, and how you must not miss these points.
An Amazing Lifestyle and Payoff
If you build it, they will come... but how long will it take? This is where faith comes in. If you are in a highly competitive niche, Brent discusses how long it takes to get highly ranked. He talks about the Google algorithm and what you can do while you are waiting for the hit. Brent talks about what the Internet has provided for him and the amazing life and payoff that is incredible for his family.
Listen to learn:
- What it takes to rank long-tail keywords
- How to compete with the top ranked sites in your niche
- The set of criteria that is crucial to get the top 3 spots
- The recent Google changes and how to adapt
- What you can do while waiting for the pay off
If you are considering building a lifestyle business, where you can spend more time traveling, more time enjoying your family and more time doing all of the things that matter to you most, stay tuned to a little road map we are putting together which will be ready in a few weeks. James also invited you to Subscribe to the Affiliate Buzz on our website, on iTunes, and on our new YouTube Channel to be alerted to new episodes.